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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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Born:
Jun 19, 1962 In San Fernando, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the movie Private School 1983-07-29
Latest Project:
Movie Werewolf: The Beast Among Us 2012-10-09
Known For
Filmography
Movie Werewolf: The Beast Among Us Herself 2012-10-09
Movie Animal Heart Herself 2009-11-04
Series Drop Dead Diva Unknown 2009-07-12
Movie Brüno Herself 2009-07-08
Series Hey Paula 2007-06-28
Movie Robots Watch 2005-03-10
Movie Return to Sin City: A Tribute to Gram Parsons Rosanna Arquette 2004-11-15
Series Unknown Unknown 2003-09-08
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 The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Movie The Waiting Game Amy Fuentes 2001-01-25
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Private School Cheerleader (uncredited) 1983-07-29