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Debbie Allen got a standing ovation from the crowd at Sunday's 2021 Emmy Awards following her passionate speech. The "Fame" actress received the 2021 Governors Award during the show. The 71-year-old actress, dancer, choreographer, producer, and director has won two Emmys, a Golden Globe, has been nominated for two Tony awards and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Her impressive career has paved the way for women in the industry, especially woman of color.