Debbie Allen began her acting career in 1980. Her first role was in the Broadway productions. Aspiring actress attracted the attention of critics and fans of the future role of Anita in the musical "West Side Story". For this work, Debbie Allen was nominated for "Tony Award".
Deborah Kay Allen was born on January 16, 1950 in the United States. She is a professional actress, choreographer, director and producer. In addition she is a member of "Arts and Humanities" Committee.
Debbie Allen was born and spent her childhood in Houston, Texas. There he graduated from the school and went to university. Debbie is a graduate of Howard University and the School of Arts at the University of North Carolina, where she was engaged in the study of Greek literature ,theater and poetry.
Debbie Allen began her acting career in 1980. Her first role was in the Broadway productions. Aspiring actress attracted the attention of critics and fans of the future role of Anita in the musical "West Side Story". For this work, Debbie Allen was nominated for "Tony Award".One of the first to work on the big screen role was in the "Good Times" Comedy Series. In 1980, she was also in nyaals in the film "Fame". The actress played the role of Lily Grant. Despite the fact that Debbie was very little text, it has become one of the key figures of this painting. From 1982 to 1987, Debbie Allen starred in the show put on this film. She also served as the chief choreographer in this project.
One of the most successful works of Debbie Allen became a TV series "Roots", where she played the role of the wife of Alex Hal. In 2001, Deborah Allen was appointed by former President George W. Bush for the position of member of the Presidential Committee of the "Arts and Humanities". For his contributions to own star on the " Alley of Glory" was awarded the development of the cinema talented actress. At the moment, Deborah Allen was engaged in teaching activities in their own choreographic academy. She is one of the most talented American choreographers and dancers, her school is very popular in the highest circles.
One of the best films Debbie Allen began painting : "Blank Check", "Ragtime", "Fame","Next Day Air", "The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh". She also starred in such series as "A Different World", "Fame", "In The House", "So You Think You Can Dance", "Girlfriends", "All of Us", "That`s So Raven", "Polly".
Together with Steven Spibergom Debbie Allen put a picture "Amistad", which became her debut work as a producer. Among Deborah periodically writes articles in well-known Hollywood glossy magazines.