Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen  American Film/TV Producer


Who is she dating right now?

Debbie Allen and Norman Nixon
Norman Nixon and Debbie Allen have been married for 35 years since 27th Apr 1984. view relationship


Debbie Allen was previously married to Winfred Wilford.

Debbie Allen has been in a relationship with Bill Cosby.

Debbie Allen has had encounters with Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Steven Spielberg, Susan L. Taylor, Julianne Malveaux, Queen Latifah, Nigel Hawthorne, Stevie Wonder, Mike Malone, Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Maya Angelou, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou and Arliss Howard.

Debbie Allen is rumoured to have hooked up with Will Smith and Jeremy Northam.


Debbie Allen is a 69 year old American Film/TV Producer. Born Deborrah Kaye Allen on 16th January, 1950 in Houston, Texas, USA, she is famous for Lydia Grant in the 1980 movie Fame. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Debbie Allen has been in 8 on-screen matchups, including Adam Lazarre-White in All About You (2001), Albert Hague in Fame (1980), Howard E. Rollins Jr. in Ragtime (1981), Irene Cara in Fame (1980) and Julius Carry in Fame (1982).

Debbie Allen is a member of the following lists: Dancers from Texas, American women choreographers and African-American television producers.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 35 years, 3 months 21 years, 5 months 7 years, 7 months
Dating1 - - -
Encounter14 - - -
Rumoured2 - - -
Total19 35 years, 3 months 2 years, 3 months 7 years, 7 months


First Name Debbie
Maiden Name Allen
Full Name at Birth Deborrah Kaye Allen
Age 69 years
Birthday 16th January, 1950
Birthplace Houston, Texas, USA
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Weight 160lbs (73 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Nice Hair
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Jack Yates Senior High School, TX
University Howard University, DC
Occupation Text Dancer, Choreographer, Philanthropist
Occupation Film/TV Producer
Claim to Fame Lydia Grant in the 1980 movie Fame
Year(s) Active 1976–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Paradigm Talent Agency
Brand Endorsement TV infomercial for COPA Hair Relaxer (2000), TV Commercial for Office Depot (2002)
Bust (inches) 34
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 23
Hips (inches) 34
Official Websites,,,
Father Andrew Arthur Allen Jr.
Mother Vivian Ayers- Allen
Brother Tex Allen
Sister Phylicia Rashad
Family Member Vivian Nixon (daughter)
Associated People Janet Jackson
Favorite Movies Fame
Favorite Songs Fame

Deborrah Kaye “Debbie” Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She is perhaps best known for her work on the 1982 musical-drama television series Fame, where she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant, and served as the series' principal choreographer. She plays Catherine Avery on Grey's Anatomy. She is the younger sister of actress/director/singer Phylicia Rashād.

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Partner Comparison

Debbie Allen69 CapricornFilm/TV Producer
Norman Nixon63 LibraBasketball
Winfred Wilford-
Arliss Howard64 LibraActor
Jamie Foxx51 SagittariusActor
Morgan Freeman82 GeminiActor
Steven Spielberg72 SagittariusFilm Director
Susan L. Taylor73 AquariusAuthor
Will Smith50 LibraActor
Julianne Malveaux65 VirgoPersonality
Queen Latifah49 PiscesRapper
Nigel Hawthorne72 AriesActor
Stevie Wonder69 TaurusMusician
Mike Malone-
Bill Cosby82 CancerActor
Jeremy Northam57 SagittariusActor
Deborah Prothrow-Stith65 AquariusBusiness
Maya Angelou86 AriesPoet
Anthony Hopkins81 CapricornActor
Djimon Hounsou55 TaurusActor
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Norman Jr.MaleNorman Nixon
Vivian NicholeFemale30th May, 198435 years oldNorman Nixon


S.W.A.T.2017Charice HarrelsonTV Show
Raven's Home2017Aunt MaureenTV Show
Theatre Corner2017GuestTV Show
Silent Rhythm2014Vivian WhiteMovie
Jane the Virgin2014Beverly FloresTV Show
Let's Stay Together2011CougarTV Show
Grace2011Helen GraceTV Movie
Milk & Honey2011Eva MonroeTV Show
Fake It Til You Make It2010Reggie's MamaTV Show
A Star for Rose2010RoseMovie
Fame2009Ms. Angela SimmsMovie
Next Day Air2009Ms. JacksonMovie
Tournament of Dreams2007Rhonda DillinsMovie
Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story2006American Idol Auditionee in Sunglasses (uncredited)TV Movie
Everybody Hates Chris2005Gun Woman, MotherTV Show
Grey's Anatomy2005Dr. Catherine Avery, Dr. Catherine FoxTV Show
All of Us2003KateTV Show
All About You2001RuthMovie
The Painting2001Bertha Lee GilmoreMovie
The Old Settler2001Quilly (nee 'Queen Esther')TV Movie
The Division2001WandaTV Show
PBS Hollywood Presents2001Quilly McGrathTV Show
Everything's Jake2000LibrarianMovie
Michael Jordan: An American Hero1999Deloris JordanTV Movie
C-Bear and Jamal1996TV Show
Cosby1996DebraTV Show
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995Lola, PreciousTV Show
In the House1995Jackie WarrenTV Show
Blank Check1994YvonneMovie
Touched by an Angel1994Valerie HillTV Show
Mona Must Die1994BettyMovie
The Sinbad Show1993Debbie AllenTV Show
Stompin' at the Savoy1992EstelleTV Movie
Sunday in Paris1991Sunday ChaseTV Show
Quantum Leap1989Joanna ChapmanTV Show
A Different World1987Debbie Allen, Dr. LanghorneTV Show
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling1986MichelleMovie
Celebrity1984Regina BrownTV Show
The Cosby Show1984EmmaTV Show
Women of San Quentin1983Carol FreemanTV Movie
Live... And in Person1983TV Show
Alice at the Palace1982Red QueenTV Movie
Fame1982Lydia Grant, The Good Witch of the SouthTV Show
Drawing Power1980TV Show
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh1979Ola (as Debra Allen)Movie
Roots: The Next Generations1979Nan Branch HaleyTV Show
Ebony, Ivory and Jade1979Claire 'Ebony' BryantTV Movie
The Love Boat1977Reesa Marlowe, Selena MooreTV Show
The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened1977Julie SuttonTV Movie
Dancing in the Wings1977TV Movie
Good Times1974Diana BuchananTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (8)

thejflo2thejflo2Feb 24, 2014

Huh? Maya Angelou? Queen Latifah? Will Smith? Paula Abdul? LOL.

colt1985Jan 2, 2013

someone doesnt like this chick cause they got all kinds of false info out on her lol

H2OJul 15, 2011

I can't believe people are putting men and women on here.

H2OJul 15, 2011

I don't beleive that she dated men and women. This is not true here.

bootsybrownbootsybrownMar 2, 2009

oh snap? she was dateing ll kool jay, and all along i thought they was just woking together my my my

shawnee729shawnee729Feb 20, 2009

wow. i had no idea of her love life. yay for Debbie for living and loving!

jasmineJan 28, 2009

debbie allen at first when my teacher gave out reports i did not want to write a report about you then when i look you up and i saw you wsa a actress,director,producer,choreogrpher,singer,dancer,and a writer i coulden`t wait to write about you

chaylaJan 31, 2008

Debbie allen is my cool freind i really like her dancing even dough she is to old to be dancing but she had her life and now i get to fowllow her foot steps and be a lil better thanks for expiring me to be the best dancer ever i luv u and im gone do my black history Report on you

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