Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen  American Film/TV Producer

Debbie Allen dating history

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According to our records, Debbie Allen is possibly single.


Debbie Allen was previously married to Norman Nixon (1984) and Winfred Wilford.

Debbie Allen has been in a relationship with Bill Cosby.

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

Debbie Allen is rumoured to have hooked up with Morgan Freeman (1997), Steven Spielberg (1997), Jeremy Northam and Will Smith.


Debbie Allen is a 74 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 in a career that spans 1970–present and 1968–present. 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: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 40 years, 1 month 23 years, 10 months 7 years, 7 months
Dating1 - - -
Encounter11 - - -
Rumoured4 - - -
Total18 40 years, 1 month 2 years, 7 months 7 years, 7 months


First Name Debbie
Maiden Name Allen
Full Name at Birth Deborrah Kaye Allen
Alternative Name Debbie Allen, Deborrah Kaye Allen
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, 1970–present, 1968–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

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 three), two Tony Awards, and has also won a Golden Globe Award and received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1991.

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Partner Comparison

Debbie Allen74 CapricornFilm/TV Producer
Morgan Freeman87 GeminiActor
Steven Spielberg77 SagittariusFilm Director
Norman Nixon68 LibraBasketball
Winfred Wilford-
Bill Cosby86 CancerComedian
Jeremy Northam62 SagittariusActor
Deborah Prothrow-Stith70 AquariusBusiness
Maya Angelou86 AriesPoet
Anthony Hopkins86 CapricornActor
Djimon Hounsou60 TaurusActor
Arliss Howard69 LibraActor
Jamie Foxx56 SagittariusActor
Susan L. Taylor78 AquariusAuthor
Will Smith55 LibraActor
Julianne Malveaux70 VirgoAuthor
Nigel Hawthorne72 AriesActor
Stevie Wonder74 TaurusMusician
Mike Malone-
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Norman Jr.MaleNorman Nixon
Vivian NicholeFemale30th May, 198440 years oldNorman Nixon


The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder2022MyrtleTV Show
Grey's Anatomy: B-Team2018Dr. Catherine Fox (video)TV Show
S.W.A.T.2017Charice HarrelsonTV Show
Raven's Home2017Aunt MaureenTV Show
Grace and Frankie2015DorothyTV 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 Movie
Quantum Leap1989Joanna ChapmanTV Show
A Different World1987Dr. Langhorne / Debbie AllenTV Show
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling1986MichelleMovie
Sylvester: Someone Like You1986DancerMusic Video
Celebrity1984Regina BrownTV Show
The Cosby Show1984EmmaTV Show
Janet Jackson: Dream Street1984Debbie AllenMusic Video
Women of San Quentin1983Carol FreemanTV Movie
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 Sutton (as Deborah Allen)TV 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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