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Debbie Allen

Mostly Credited As: Debbie Allen
Sometimes Credited As: Deborah Allen

Birth Name: Deborrah Kaye Allen
Date Of Birth: January 16, 1950 (Age 64)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Houston, Texas
Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Debbie Allen



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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Battle of the Nutcrackers (2011)As: Herself (Co-Host)
Black in the 80s (2005)As: Herself
Fame (2003) (2003)As: Host
In the House (1995)As: Jackie Warren (S01,S02)
Celebrity (1984)As: Regina Brown
Fame (1982) (1982)As: Lydia Grant
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)As: Nan Branch Haley
3 Girls 3 (1977)As: Herself
Episode Cast Credits 

Grey's Anatomy (2005) 
  Fear (of the Unknown) 10x24: (May/15/2014) As Dr. Catherine Avery (Dr. Jackson Avery's Mother, Webber's Girlfriend) 
  Change of Heart 10x21: (Apr/24/2014) As Dr. Catherine Avery (Dr. Jackson Avery's Mother, Webber's Girlftriend) 
  Go It Alone 10x20: (Apr/17/2014) As Dr. Catherine Avery (Jackson Avery's Mother, Dr. Webber's Girlfriend) 
  We Gotta Get Out Of This Place 10x16: (Mar/20/2014) As Dr. Catherine Avery (Dr. Webber's Girlfriend, Jackson's Mother) 

The Ricki Lake Show (2012) 
  Competitive Parents 01x42: (Nov/05/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Celebrity Ghost Stories (2009) 
  Diane Neal, Debbie Allen, Kevin Sorbo, Debbie Matenopoulos 04x13: (Sep/22/2012) As Herself 

Loose Women (1999) 
  Series 14, Show 62 14x62: (Nov/25/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Bring Back... (2005) 
  Bring Back Fame 01x07: (Dec/27/2008) As Herself 

Everybody Hates Chris (2005) 
  Everybody Hates Minimum Wage 03x08: (Nov/19/2007) As Woman with gun 

So You Think You Can Dance (2005) 
  Performance - Top Sixteen 03x10: (Jun/27/2007) As Herself (Guest Judge) 

All of Us (2003) 
  Parents Just Don't Understand 02x08: (Nov/23/2004) As Kate, Neesee's Mother 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Janet Jackson 08x03: (Oct/19/2003) As Herself 

The Division (2001) 
  Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered 03x03: (Jan/19/2003) As Wanda 

The View (1997) 
  Season 5, Episode 4 05x04: (Jan/04/2002) As Herself 

Intimate Portrait (1993) 
  Debbie Allen 03x16: (Dec/07/1997) As Herself 

The Sinbad Show (1993) 
  The Mr. Science Show 01x15: (Feb/03/1994) As Herself, [Special Guest Stars]

A Different World (1987) 
  Honeymoon in L.A. (1) 06x01: (Sep/24/1992) As Herself 

Quantum Leap (1989) 
  Private Dancer - October 6, 1979 03x14: (Mar/20/1991) As Joanna Chapman, [Special Guest Stars]

Soul Train (1971) 
  Debbie Allen/ Heavy D and the Boyz 19x01: (Sep/23/1989) As Herself 

The Cosby Show (1984) 
  If the Dress Fits, Wear It 05x10: (Dec/08/1988) As Emma Neuhausen 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 57th Annual Academy Awards 33x01: (Mar/25/1985) As Herself ("Footloose"), [Musical Guests]
  The 54th Annual Academy Awards 30x01: (Mar/29/1982) As Herself (Medley), [Musical Guests]

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards 40x01: (Jan/29/1983) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Fame') 

Battle of the Network Stars (1976) 
  Special #12 01x12: (May/07/1982) As NBC Team 

The Love Boat (1977) 
  Love Me, Love My Dog/Poor Little Rich Girl/The Decision 02x22: (Feb/24/1979) As Selena Moore 

Good Times (1974) 
  J.J.'s Fiancee (2) 03x18: (Jan/13/1976) As Diana Buchanan 
  J.J.'s Fiancee (1) 03x17: (Jan/06/1976) As Diana Buchanan 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


A Different World (1987)• Producer (1988-1993)
Fame (1982) (1982)• Choreographer
Quantum Leap (1989)• Choreographer (1991)
• Creative Consultant (1991)
Fame (2003) (2003)• Producer
My Parents, My Sister & Me (2009)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Grey's Anatomy (2005) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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Where Do We Go From Here 11x09 Jan/29/2015 As: Director
Somebody That I Used to Know 10x10 Nov/21/2013 As: Director
Love the One You're With 09x03 Oct/18/2012 As: Director
Put Me In, Coach 08x07 Oct/27/2011 As: Director
Not Responsible 07x16 Feb/24/2011 As: Director
How To Get Away With Murder (2014) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
He Has a Wife 01x08 Nov/13/2014 As: Director
Jane The Virgin (2014) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Chapter Four 01x04 Nov/03/2014 As: Director
Witches of East End (2013) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Boogie Knights 02x05 Aug/10/2014 As: Director
Scandal (2012) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Flesh and Blood 03x17 Apr/10/2014 As: Director
Army Wives (2007) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Adjustment Period 07x11 May/19/2013 As: Director
The Client List (2012) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Heaven's Just a Sin Away 02x08 Apr/28/2013 As: Director
Hellcats (2010) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Land of 1,000 Dances 01x21 May/10/2011 As: Director
Pledging My Love 01x10 Nov/17/2010 As: Director
The Game (2006) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Oh, What a Night 03x09 Nov/28/2008 As: Director
Everybody Hates Chris (2005) (Credited in 8 episodes from this show) 
 
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Everybody Hates Ex-Cons 03x17 Apr/13/2008 As: Director
Everybody Hates the First Kiss 03x13 Mar/16/2008 As: Director
Everybody Hates Bad Boys 03x12 Mar/09/2008 As: Director
Everybody Hates Minimum Wage 03x08 Nov/19/2007 As: Director
Everybody Hates Bed-Stuy 03x06 Nov/05/2007 As: Director
Girlfriends (2000) (Credited in 9 episodes from this show) 
 
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Stand and Deliver 08x13 Feb/11/2008 As: Director
Adapt to Adopt 08x11 Feb/04/2008 As: Director
Deck the Halls With Bags and Folly 08x10 Dec/10/2007 As: Director
Where Did Lynn-digo? 08x03 Oct/15/2007 As: Director
Baghdad, My Bad 08x02 Oct/08/2007 As: Director
All of Us (2003) (Credited in 39 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Wedding Singers 04x22 May/14/2007 As: Director
She Blinded Me with Science 04x21 May/07/2007 As: Director
Sins of the Father 04x20 Apr/30/2007 As: Director
It Was Fun While It Lasted 04x17 Mar/19/2007 As: Director
Everybody Loves Rain Man 04x10 Dec/11/2006 As: Director
That's So Raven (2003) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Be Prepared 04x08 May/12/2006 As: Director
The Four Aces 03x35 Jan/16/2006 As: Director
Boyz 'N Commotion 03x14 Mar/11/2005 As: Director
A Goat's Tail 02x14 Jul/02/2004 As: Director
The Parkers (1999) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Good, the Bad and the Funny 04x23 May/05/2003 As: Director
The Twilight Zone (2002) (2002) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Monsters Are on Maple Street 01x31 Feb/19/2003 As: Director
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Soul Mate to Cellmate 02x13 Jan/11/1998 As: Director
Misery Loves Company 02x07 Oct/26/1997 As: Director
The Sinbad Show (1993) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
David Goes Skiing 01x14 Jan/27/1994 As: Director
I Coulda Been the Man 01x08 Nov/11/1993 As: Director
David's Van 01x07 Nov/04/1993 As: Director
My Daughter's Keeper 01x05 Oct/14/1993 As: Director
A Different World (1987) (Credited in 83 episodes from this show) 
 
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College Kid 06x25 Jul/10/1993 As: Director
When One Door Closes... (2) 06x18 May/08/1993 As: Director
Mind Your Own Business 06x16 Jan/21/1993 As: Director
Happy Birthday to Moi 06x15 Jan/14/1993 As: Director
To Whit, With Love 06x14 Jan/07/1993 As: Director
Quantum Leap (1989) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Revenge of the Evil Leaper - September 16, 1987 05x17 Feb/23/1993 As: Director
Private Dancer - October 6, 1979 03x14 Mar/20/1991 As: Director
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Bang the Drum, Ashley 01x02 Sep/17/1990 As: Director
The Fresh Prince Project 01x01 Sep/10/1990 As: Director
Family Ties (1982) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Play's the Thing 06x18 Jan/10/1988 As: Director
Higher Love 05x15 Jan/22/1987 As: Director
Fame (1982) (1982) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
 
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Baby, Remember My Name 06x24 May/18/1987 As: Director
Of Cabbages and Kings 06x22 May/04/1987 As: Director
The Crimson Blade 06x13 Feb/02/1987 As: Director
Stage Fright 05x18 Mar/29/1986 As: Director
The Inheritance 05x16 Feb/24/1986 As: Director
The Bronx Zoo (1987) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Lost and Found 01x08 May/06/1987 As: Director
Featured Songs

Fame (1982) Songs:
A Special Place + A Very Special Place 
The Crazies + Carnival 
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She is the younger sister of Phylicia Rashad.

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