Deborah Kaye Allen was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist.As a child, Debbie, her older brother, Andrew (called Tex), and her older sister, actress Phylicia Rashad, lived in Mexico to escape US racism. The 54th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Lullaby of Broadway", "The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)", "She's a Latin from Manhattan", "I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much)", "You'll Never Know", " (You May Not Be an Angel, but) I'll String Along with You", "Shuffle Off to Buffalo", "Lulu's Back in Town", "Jeepers Creepers", "Nagasaki", "There Will Never Be Another You", "Forty-Second Street" - uncredited) Wrote, directed, and choreographed the musical "Soul Possessed" which was originally commissioned by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland Members Course Francis, Chris. Bachelor of Arts Business Economics With distinction: Purves, Pamela Anne. Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Economics II:1 - Sharpe, Gordon William; Wise, David James.Bachelor of Arts Financial Services Easton, Sarah Ann; Johnston, Frances Alexandra; Vohra, Vinny.Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Financial Services II:1- White, David Ian. Bachelor of Arts Law With distinction: Gray, Lindsay Jane.
Doctor of Science Sir Naren Patel, president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Faculty of Arts & Social Science Bachelor of Science Industrial Design Tavern, Rowena Jacqueline.