August 14, 1960
Hutchinson, Kansas, U.S.A.
|Years active||1982 - 1990|
|Spouse(s)||Craig Piligian (1990 - present, 2 children)|
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 sequel, Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo, which was released the same year.
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.[episode needed]
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.
She appeared as a dance judge on TLC's Master Of Dance.[episode needed]
- Lucinda Dickey at the Internet Movie Database
- The Moviezzz Blog: Whatever Happened To Lucinda Dickey?
- Lucinda Dickey Fact Page
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