Director Debbie Allen (R) and her daughter actress Vivian Nixon arrive at the premiere of 'Twist - An American Musical' at the Pasadena Playhouse on June 25, 2011 in Pasadena, California.
Debbie Allen holds many professional roles as an actress,dancer, producer and director. She owns a production company along side her well known sister Phylicia Rashād.
Debbie Allen is married to former NBA player Norm Nixon, they have two children together.
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