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Paula Abdul

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American recording artist, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. In the 1980s, Abdul rose from cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers to highly sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era before scoring a string of pop music-R&B hits in the late-1980s and early-1990s. Her six number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 tie her for fifth among the female solo performers who have reached #1 there. She won a Grammy for "Best Music Video - Short Form" for "Opposites Attract" and twice won the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography". After her initial period of success, she suffered a series of setbacks in her professional and personal life, until she found renewed fame and success in the 2000s as a judge on the television series, American Idol, for eight years, before departing from the show. Abdul had moved on to another television series, CBS's Live to Dance, which debuted in January 2011. The series has since been canceled. Following her judging role in Live to Dance, Abdul moved to the American version of The X Factor with her former American Idol co-judge Simon Cowell which will premiere in September 2011. She is said to be working on a new album. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paula Abdul, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 19, 1962 In San Fernando, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Barbie Dance Club
Latest Project:
Series The Kelly Clarkson Show 2019-09-09
Known For
Poster of Live to Dance
Poster of Hey Paula
Poster of Paula Abdul Cardio Dance
Poster of Barbie Dance Club
Movie Barbie Dance Club 2021
Series RuPaul Herself 2019-06-10
Series The Kelly Clarkson Show Herself 2019-09-09
Movie A Sister's Secret Detective Tucker 2018-08-05
Series Lip Sync Battle Herself 2015-04-02
Movie Singin' in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation 2012-07-17
Series Live to Dance 2011-01-04
Series Drop Dead Diva Judge Paula 2009-07-12
Series RuPaul's Drag Race Guest Judge 2009-02-02
Movie Brüno Herself - American Idol Judge 2009-07-08
Series Hey Paula 2007-06-28
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Herself - Artist (archive footage) 2007-05-19
Movie Romy and Michele: In the Beginning Herself 2005-05-30
Series The Sunday Night Project Unknown 2005-02-04
Series So You Think You Can Dance Herself - Judge 2005-07-20
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie American Idol: The Worst of Seasons 1-4 Herself - Judge 2005-11-22
Movie Robots Watch 2005-03-10
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series All of Us Unknown 2003-09-16
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Sesame Street: Zoe's Dance Moves Herself 2003-01-01
Series Less than Perfect Unknown 2002-10-01
Movie The Master of Disguise Choreographer (uncredited) 2002-08-02
Series American Idol Herself - Judge 2002-06-11
Movie The Waiting Game Amy Fuentes 2001-01-25
Series The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Movie Paula Abdul Cardio Dance herself 2000-10-31
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series TRL Unknown 1998-09-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Touched By Evil Ellen Collier 1997-01-12
Series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Herself 1996-09-27
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Muppets Tonight Unknown 1996-03-08
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Series The Single Guy Unknown 1995-09-21
Series The Wayans Bros. Unknown 1995-01-11
Series All That Unknown 1994-04-16
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Time Out: The Truth About HIV, AIDS and You Herself 1992-09-10
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Tracey Ullman Show Unknown 1987-04-05
Series Al TV Unknown 1984-04-01
Movie Private School Cheerleader (uncredited) 1983-07-29
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-15
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14