Lucinda Dickey - biography

Dancer from United States of America

Lucinda Dickey (born August 14, 1960) is an American dancer and actress who is best known for her role as Kelly in the 1984 cult film Breakin' and the 1985 sequel, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. Dickey was born and raised in Hutchinson, Kansas, where at the age of four, she began dancing. While attending college at Kansas State University, she majored in dance and competed in the Miss Kansas pageant, where she won the talent division and finished third runner-up. After college, Dickey moved to Los Angeles and won a dance scholarship with the Roland DuPree Dance Academy. After 10 months, she auditioned for the movie Grease 2, winning a role as one of film's lead dancers. That same year (1982) she landed a stint as a dancer on Solid Gold. In 1984, Dickey appeared in the role of jazz dancer turned breakdancer Kelly in Breakin', followed by the sequel, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. Later that year, she won the lead role in Ninja III: The Domination, followed by the horror flick Cheerleader Camp, in 1987. Dickey's last onscreen acting role was in the 1990 Perry Mason television movie, Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter. Most recently she appeared as a judge on TLC's Master  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1960-08-14
Place of birth
Hutchinson
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Craig Piligian
Profession
Actor, Dancer

Education

Institution From To
Kansas State University

Performances

Year Performance Character
1987 Cheerleader Camp
1984 Ninja III: The Domination

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