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Debbie Allen

1950 - Today

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Deborah Kaye Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, director, producer, and a former member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award (winning five), two Tony Awards, and has also won a Golden Globe Award and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1991. Allen is best known for her work in the musical-drama television series Fame (1982-1987), where she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant, and served as the series' principal choreographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Debbie Allen has received more than 3,987,879 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Debbie Allen is the 3,332nd most popular actor (up from 3,337th in 2019), the 5,293rd most popular biography from United States (up from 5,325th in 2019) and the 1,641st most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.0M

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  • 60.21

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.00

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Debbie Allen ranks 3,332 out of 10,030Before her are Billy Crudup, Judith Light, Monica Bleibtreu, Andy Griffith, Mykelti Williamson, and John Ashton. After her are Kim Bodnia, Nathan Lane, Eliza Taylor, Roger Blin, Robert Urich, and Lola Falana.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Debbie Allen ranks 258Before her are Dino Meneghin, Luis Alberto Spinetta, Bob Kulick, Julie Kavner, Linda Thompson, and Andrzej Bartkowiak. After her are Lenny Kuhr, Rick Perry, Gérard Lanvin, Billy Ocean, Tatsumi Kimishima, and Humberto Coelho.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Debbie Allen ranks 5,293 out of 15,968Before her are Judith Light (1949), Rob Marshall (1960), Andy Griffith (1926), Mykelti Williamson (1960), Clarence Darrow (1857), and John Ashton (1948). After her are Elizabeth Strout (1956), Steven Holl (1947), Chester Himes (1909), Little Walter (1930), Nathan Lane (1956), and David Smith (1906).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Debbie Allen ranks 1,641Before her are Marsha Mason (1942), Billy Crudup (1968), Judith Light (1949), Andy Griffith (1926), Mykelti Williamson (1960), and John Ashton (1948). After her are Nathan Lane (1956), Robert Urich (1946), Lola Falana (1942), Judd Nelson (1959), Lea Michele (1986), and Lori Loughlin (1964).

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