Biography - A Short Wiki
Debbie Allen is a well-known singer, dancer, actor, and former member of the president Committee of arts and humanities. She rose to fame with her musical drama television series Fame and served as the series principal choreographer. She became famous because of her actress sister, Phylicia Rashad.
Here is a short summary of Debbie Allen's career:
She had a debut in the chorus of Purlie. She also created the role of Beneatha in the Tony award-winning Raisin. She began receiving critical attention in 1980 in the role of Anita in the Broadway Revival of West Side Story, which earned her a Tony Award nomination and a drama desk award she received a second Tony Award nomination. She was first introduced in the film “Fame.” In 1981 she got the role of Sarah, the lover of coal house walker(Howard E. Rollins), who is killed while trying to defend the movie version of the best-selling novel Ragtime. The same role earned a Tony award for Audra MacDonald.
Family and Personal Life
She married Win Wilford in 1957. In 1983 they divorced each other. She then married an NBA player, Norm Nixon. She has three children from Norm Nixon, namely Vivian Nichole Nixon, Norman Ellard Nixon Jr., and DeVaughn Nixon.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Norm Nixon|
|Children/Kids||Yes 3(Vivian Nichole Nixon, Norman Ellard Nixon Jr., DeVaughn Nixon)|
|Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)||Win Wilford from 1957 to 1983(Ex-Husband)|
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Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Deborah Kaye Allen|
|Age (as of today)||73 years|
|Date of Birth||January 16, 1950|
|Place of Birth||Houston, Texas|
|Height||1.57 m, 5 feet 2 inches|
|Weight||65 kg, 143 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$4 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Debbie Allen's height is not very tall measuring 1.57 m. The dancer weighs 65 kg. Being born on January 16, 1950, translates to an age of 73 years as of todays date (December 9, 2023).
"I got my dailies every day, although I couldn't always look at them because I was usually preparing for the next day's shoot, both as an actress and as the director."Debbie Allen
"I didn't need the insurance. I do it again if my DP tells me it didn't look good in the camera or if the actors didn't hit their marks. But if everything was working why do it again?"Debbie Allen
"The riot isn't seen in the movie, but it is alluded to. He has this one speech that gives a great sense of texture and paints a picture of what was happening in Harlem then."Debbie Allen
"Time management is a big part of the director's job."Debbie Allen
"But it was not possible to do this movie, in this matter of time, without a solid rehearsal period."Debbie Allen