Biography

Debbie Allen is an American film and television actress and director.

Debbie Allen is an American film and television actress and director.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 64

Birthday 1950-01-16

Place of Birth Houston, Texas, USA

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Also Known As

  • Debra Allen
  • Deborah Allen

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2016 Insecure (1 episode)Director
2015 Empire (1 episode)Director
2014 Jane the Virgin (2 episodes)Director
2014 How to Get Away with Murder (1 episode)Director
2012 The Client List (1 episode)Director
2010 Hellcats (2 episodes)Director
2006 The Game (1 episode)Director
2006 Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story Director
2005 Everybody Hates Chris (9 episodes)Director
2005 Grey's Anatomy (7 episodes)Director
2003 All of Us (38 episodes)Director
2003 That's So Raven (4 episodes)Director
2002 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)Director
2001 The Old Settler Director
2000 Girlfriends (9 episodes)Director
1999 The Parkers (1 episode)Director
1997 Between Brothers (2 episodes)Director
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show (2 episodes)Director
1995 Out-of-Sync Director
1993 The Sinbad Show (7 episodes)Director
1993 Sinbad: Afros and Bellbottoms Director
1990 Polly: Comin' Home! Director
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (2 episodes)Director
1989 Polly Director
1989 Quantum Leap (2 episodes)Director
1987 A Different World (83 episodes)Director
1987 The Bronx Zoo (1 episode)Director
1982 Family Ties (2 episodes)Director
1982 Fame (10 episodes)Director

Acting

2017 Raven's Home (1 episode) as Aunt Maureen
2014 Jane the Virgin (1 episode) as Beverly Flores
2009 Celebrity Ghost Stories (1 episode)
2009 Next Day Air as Ms. Jackson
2005 Everybody Hates Chris (1 episode)
2005 Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards as Anita (segment "West Side Story")
2005 So You Think You Can Dance (1 episode)
2005 Bring Back... (1 episode)
2003 All of Us (1 episode)
2002 The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Awards Show Program Special: Live in Stereo as Herself (uncredited)
2002 It's Black Entertainment as Herself
2001 The Painting
2001 All About You
2001 The Old Settler as Quilly McGrath
2001 The Division (1 episode)
2000 Everything's Jake as Debbie Allen
1999 Michael Jordan: An American Hero as Deloris Jordan
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1996 C Bear and Jamal (18 episodes)
1995 In the House (76 episodes)
1994 Mona Must Die as Betty
1994 Blank Check as Yvonne
1994 Intimate Portrait (1 episode)
1991 Sunday in Paris as Sunday Chase
1987 A Different World (1 episode)
1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling as Michelle
1984 The Cosby Show (1 episode)
1984 Celebrity (3 episodes) as Regina Brown
1983 Women of San Quentin as Carol Freeman
1982 Alice at the Palace as Red Queen
1982 Fame (137 episodes)
1981 Ragtime as Sarah
1980 Fame as Lydia
1979 The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh as Ola
1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade as Claire 'Ebony' Bryant
1979 Roots: The Next Generations (7 episodes) as Branch Haley
1977 The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened as Julie Sutton
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode) as Selena Moore
1976 Battle of the Network Stars (1 episode)
1974 Good Times (2 episodes)

Production

1997 Amistad Producer
1987 A Different World (144 episodes)Producer

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