Debbie Allen

Name:
Debbie Allen
Age:
72
Date of Birth:
Jan 16, 1950
Place of Birth:
Houston, Texas, United States
Occupation:
Actress, Choreographer, Dancer, Film Director, Television Director, Television Producer
Spouse:
Win Wilford (m. 1975–1983),Norm Nixon (m. 1984)
Years active:
1976–present
Education:
Howard University
Awards:
1982 Primetime Emmy Award For Outstanding Choreography (Fame), 1982 Golden Globe Award For Best Actress – Television Series Musical Or Comedy (Fame),1983 Primetime Emmy Award For Outstanding Choreography (Fame),1991 Primetime Emmy Award For Outstanding Choreography (Motown 30: What's Goin' On!)

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Deborah Kaye "Debbie" Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She is perhaps best known for her work on the 1982 musical-drama television series Fame, where she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant, and served as the series' principal choreographer. She currently portrays Catherine Avery on Grey's Anatomy. She is the younger sister of actress/director/singer Phylicia Rashad.



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