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Allen, Debbie, 1950-

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Personal name headingAllen, Debbie, 1950-
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Biography/History noteIndividual was an Emmy awardee and a Golden Globe awardee.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1950-01-16
Place of birthHouston (Tex.)
AffiliationHoward University Duke Ellington School of the Arts Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Profession or occupationDancers Actors Choreographers Motion picture producers and directors
Found inColeman, C. Sweet Charity [SR] p1986: container (Debbie Allen as Sweet Charity)
PBS WWW site, 15 Oct. 2004: Free to dance, biographies (Debbie Allen, born 16 Jan. 1950, Houston, Tex.; dancer)
Amistad, c2004: credits (Debbie Allen)
IMDb, September 13, 2007 (Debbie Allen; director, actress, producer, writer)
Black Women in America, Second Edition, accessed June 14, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Allen, Debbie; dancer, stage/ screen actor, choreographer / dance director, motion picture producer / director, radio/ television producer/ director; born 16 January 1950 in Houston, Texas, United States; was the Houston Foundation for Ballet's first black dancer; studied speech and theater at Howard University; studied at the National Ballet School; became head of the dance department of the Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts; graduated cum laude from Howard (1971); went back to Broadway for "Raisin" (1973-1975) and for a revival of "West Side Story"; received the prestigious Drama Desk Award and her first Tony nomination; an actor, choreographer, director, and producer of the "Fame" television series; won her two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe; a third Emmy for her choreography for "Motown 30" (1990); appeared on Broadway in Bob Fosse's revival of "Sweet Charity" (1986) and received her second Tony nomination; choreographed for the Academy Awards show (1991-1994); produced Steven Spielberg's "Amistad" (1997); wrote first children's book, "Brothers of the Knight" (1999); opened the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (2001); co-produced, choreographed and hosted a reality television talent search entitled Fame (2003))
IMDb, February 5, 2020: (Debbie Allen, actress, producer, director ; b. January 16, 1950 in Houston, Texas, USA)
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