French Deutch Espanol

Debbie Allen : Biography, Pictures, Photos, Trivia, Address, Filmography (Fame)

Your personnal space on Series-80> Your personnal space


Login | Register | Password ?

> Find a TV Show or an Actor


Series-80 > TV Actors > Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen - Biography

Lydia Grant in Fame

Photos Debbie Allen Nom de naissance : Deborrah Kaye Allen
Date de naissance : 1950/01/16 (65 years old)
Birth place : Houston, Texas (USA)
Taille : 1.57 m

French Traduire

Biography for Debbie Allen

She graduated from Howard University and used her experiences from attending an historically Black College to inform her production and direction of the TV show "A Different World" (1987). She, her sister Phylicia Rashad, brother Tex and their mother spent over a year in Mexico when they were young. Her mother made the decision to go there to give her children a brief experience of not having to endure the chronic racism and segregation that was typical of Texas during Debbie's childhood. As a result of this experience, Debbie and her sister Phylicia are fluent in Spanish. Although her parents divorced, Debbie remained extremely close to her father, Arthur Allen, until his death. She and her sister had a production company called "D.A.D." which stood for "Doctor Allen's Daughters". Her Pulitzer-nominated poet mother is, however, the artistic and free spirit that has influenced and encouraged the remarkable creativity that so marks Allen as a performer. Her daughter, Vivian, was named for Debbie's mother, Vivian Ayers-Allen.

Authors of the card

. Creation date : 2003/07/01 by misou

Ugly Betty Ugly Betty

Betty Suarez is smart, sweet and hard working. The only problem is that she's not thin and beautiful like all her coworkers at Mode, the high-fashion magazine where she w...

Don Adams Don Adams

Of Irish-Hungarian heritage, New York-born Don Adams had a sister, Gloria, and a brother, Dick Yarmy. He served in the U.S. Marines in World War II and contracted malaria...