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60 min
Drama | Music | Musical | Romance
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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 36 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 1982-01-07
Filming Locations: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Debbie Allen
Lydia Grant
Gene Anthony Ray
Leroy Johnson
Albert Hague
Benjamin Shorofsky
Ann Nelson
Mrs. Berg
Carol Mayo Jenkins
Elizabeth Sherwood
Bill Hufsey
Christopher Donlon
Bronwyn Thomas
Fame Dancer / ... (94 episodes, 1982-1987)
Valerie Landsburg
Doris Schwartz
Jesse Borrego
Jesse V. Valesquez
Derrick Brice
Fame Dancer / ... (69 episodes, 1982-1985)
Leanne Gerrish
Fame Dancer / ... (68 episodes, 1982-1985)
Darryl Tribble
Fame Dancer / ... (67 episodes, 1982-1985)
Eartha Robinson
Fame Dancer / ... (65 episodes, 1982-1985)
Erica Gimpel
Coco Hernandez
Michael DeLorenzo
Fame Dancer / ... (64 episodes, 1982-1987)
Lee Curreri
Bruno Martelli
Cameron English
Fame Dancer / ... (62 episodes, 1982-1984)
Nia Peeples
Nicole Chapman
Cynthia Gibb
Holly Laird
Did you know?
This series combined musical numbers with dramatic scenes. Cast members went on the road and performed live concerts (usually performing songs first done on the series) to satisfy the fan base of young people who regularly watched the show.
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Debbie Allen first appeared as the dance teacher Lydia in the movie Fame (1980), but was only shown judging auditions at the beginning of the film. She had two lines: commenting that Leroy didn't have a registration form, and calling his dancing "wicked!!" She is still identified as Lydia in the film's closing credits.
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The movie was shot in New York City, while the series was shot mostly in Los Angeles.
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