Debbie Allen

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Deborrah 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 is the younger sister of actress/director/singer Phylicia Rashād.

Age: 65
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Lydia Grant in the 1980 movie Fame

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2011 Let's Stay Together Cougar
2011 Grace Helen Grace
2011 Milk & Honey -
2010 Fake It Til You Make It Reggie's Mama
2010 A Star for Rose Rose
2009 Fame Ms. Angela Simms
2009 Next Day Air Ms. Jackson
2007 Tournament of Dreams Rhonda Dillins
2006 Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story American Idol Auditionee in Sunglasses
2005 Everybody Hates Chris Gun Woman, Mother
2005 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Catherine Avery



In the film world you don`t often get much rehearsal time. Only on big-budget films do you have the opportunity to rehearse for a week or two.


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Nominated for 31 Awards | Won 8

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