Debbie Allen is best known for her role as Lydia Grant on the television series Fame. In 1980 she played the character in the film. While her role in the movie was minor, she was a central figure in the television adaptation. Phylicia is best known as everyone's favorite television mom, Clair Huxtable from The Cosby Show.
|Debbie Allen And Phylicia Rashad Sisters|
The video below shows Debbie Allen present Taraji P. Henson with the "Big TV Star" honor at VH1's Big in 2015 award show:
Taraji reveals that she became pregnant while attending Howard University. She didn't have any money to finish school but luckily she won The Dr. Andrew Allen Scholarship Fund. Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad created the scholarship in memory of their father, Andrew Allen.
Maya Angelou Sorority
Maya Angelou became a honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha in 1983. Rashad plays Diana DuBois on Empire. If you saw episode 7 of the show's third season, "What We May Be" then you know that Phylicia's character is an AKA:
Phylicia made sure her character was an AKA. #Empire— W e $ t ✗♥ℴ (@CjayyTaughtHer) December 1, 2016
The following video discusses Debbie and Phylicia teaming up to lose weight.