Debra Fordham is an American television producer and writer. She is best known for her work on the sitcom Scrubs. She wrote sixteen episodes of the series, two of which, "My Life in Four Cameras" and "My Musical", are considered to be among the best Scrubs episodes. Fordham also appears briefly at the end of the Scrubs episode "My Full Moon", where she plays a doctor who gets over-excited at a cup of coffee and performs an action described by Dr. Todd Quinlan as the "low arm pump".
Fordham is a graduate of Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, where she studied theatre under the direction of Dr. Randy Wheeler. In early 2008 she was in Valdosta again to see VSU's production of her play Holler Me Home, centered on the lives of a family of Okefenokee swampers. Holler Me Home was accepted into WaterTower Theatre's 2008 Out of the Loop Festival in Addison, Texas.
- Ryan, Maureen (2005-03-10). "Cheers to 'Scrubs'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2007-07-08.
One of my favorite recent episodes of television....
- Iverson, Dan (2007-01-19). "Scrubs: "My Musical" Review". IGN. Retrieved 2007-07-08.
'My Musical' proved to be one of the better all around episodes of Scrubs to date.
- Poling, Dean (2008-02-14). "Holler Me Home". Valdosta Daily Times. Retrieved 2009-01-09.
“Holler Me Home” is a play about clashing cultures, old vs. new, and seeking a balance between where you’re from and where you’re going.
- "Holler Me Home". Pegasus News. Retrieved 2009-01-09.
The sounds of the hollers, crickets and birds set the mood for significant change in the Trowell family. In the clash of traditional and modern lifestyles, the characters struggle to find a place in their own worlds.
- Debra Fordham at the Internet Movie Database
- Interview with Stephanie D'Abruzzo about "My Musical" (Part 1, Part 2) at Quick Stop Entertainment
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