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Allen, Deborrah Kaye

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 70 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.