Allen, Deborrah Kaye

Portrait
Born: Jan 16, 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Choreographers, Dancers, Director


1950 - Allen was born in Houston, Texas on January 16, 1950.

 

1970 - Received her bachelor's degree from Howard University.

 

1975 - Married Win Wilford and divorced him after eight years.

 

1979 - Received the Drama Desk Award.

 

1980 - Played the role of Lydia Grant in the movie Fame.

 

1982 - Directed the television series "Family Ties".

 

1984 - Married Norman Nixon on April 27, 1984. Directed the television episodes "Nothing Personal" and "Lisa's Song".

 

1985 - Directed the television episode "School is Out".

 

1986 - Won a Tony Award for the 1986 Broadway revival of the play "Sweet Charity".

 

1987 - Produced and directed the television show entitled "A Different World".

 

1989 - Directed the television shows "The Debbie Allen Special" and "Polly".

 

1992 - Won the 1992 Essence Award.

 

1995 - Won the 1995 Essence Award.

 

2001 - Appointed member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities by President George W. Bush.

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