Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen, photographed by Moneta Sleet, Jr. for Ebony. From Debbie’s pointed toe to their beautiful smiles, it’s probably one of my favorite magazine photos ever.

"You got big dreams? You want fame? Well, fame costs and this is where you start paying." Yasssss! Lydia Grant in Fame ~ Actress Debbie Allen

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Debbie Allen, 62 ~ Dancer/ Choreographer /Director and Sister of Actress Phylicia Rashād

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Debbie Allen, Dance Studio 1982

does warm-up exercises in her dance studio as her dog, Adelaide, observes in 1982, by Moneta Sleet Jr.

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with Phylicia Rashad try on clothes in 1982. (Moneta Sleet, Jr./Ebony Collection via AP Images)

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Debbie Allen, the Houston-born dancer, actress and director extraordinaire turned 63 today! In this 1984 photo, she is attending the NAACP Image Awards on December 4, 1984 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage.

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Debbie Allen Pictures magazine - Official FAME Magazine No2 - Dec 1982 028a – Pictures Google | Google Images | Picasa Web Album

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