|Birth name||Deborah Ann Gibson|
|Born||August 31, 1970|
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Genres||Pop, Dance-pop, Adult Contemporary, pop rock|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, teen idol|
Deborah Ann Gibson (born August 31, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She was very popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s and had many hit songs. In 1988 she became the youngest artist to write, produce, and perform a #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, with her song "Foolish Beat". She remains the youngest female to write, record, and perform a #1 single.
Although never married, Gibson was once engaged to Jonathan Kanterman.
Movies and television[change | change source]
Gibson co-starred with actor Lorenzo Lamas in the low-budget movie Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus. It was released on May 19, 2009. This movie had 2 million viewers on Syfy in 2009. The movie premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Gibson's former music rival Tiffany had her movie Necrosis (a.k.a. Blood Snow) premiere at the Cannes as well.
Tiffany and Debbie Gibson starred in a Syfy original movie called Mega Python vs. Gatoroid. It aired on January 29, 2011. The pairing was at the suggestion of Tiffany, who wanted to play off their supposed rivalry.
Discography[change | change source]
Studio albums[change | change source]
- Out of the Blue (1987)
- Electric Youth (1989)
- Anything Is Possible (1990)
- Body Mind Soul (1993)
- Think With Your Heart (1995)
- Deborah (1997)
- M.Y.O.B. (2001)
- Colored Lights: The Broadway Album (2003)
- Ms. Vocalist (2010)
Filmography[change | change source]
Movie[change | change source]
- Ghostbusters (1984) (uncredited)
- The Manhattan Project (1986) (uncredited)
- Sweet Liberty (1986) (uncredited)
- My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (1999)
- Wedding Band (2001)
- Soulkeeper (2001)
- Celeste in the City (2004)
- Coffee Date (2006)
- Body/Antibody (2007)
- Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus (2009)
- Mega Python vs. Gatoroid (2011)
- Rock of Ages (2012)
Television[change | change source]
- Beverly Hills, 90210 East Side Story (1991)
- Street Justice as Gabrielle in Backbeat (1991)
- Step by Step (1995)
- The Kidsongs Television Show: Fun With Manners (1995)
- That '80s Show (2002)
- Maggie Bloom as Maggie Bloom (2000)
- American Juniors as judge (2003)
- Skating with Celebrities (2006)
- Rita Rocks as Cindy Schotz "Old Friends" (2009)
- Celebrity Ghost Stories (2010)
- Celebrity Apprentice (2012)
References[change | change source]
- "Billboard.com". Archived from the original on 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
- "American Idol - Deborah Gibson's Wedding Called Off - Contactmusic News". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-04-11.
- "The Asylum – Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus". Archived from the original on 2022-05-19. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
- Yahoo! News: Indie Films "Blood Snow" and "Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus": Tiffany and Deborah Gibson Rivals at Cannes Film Festival in 2009?[permanent dead link]
- In LA? Be a Part of Mega Python vs. Gatoroid – TODAY!
- Adam Rosenberg (2010-06-24). "Debbie Gibson, Tiffany To Star In 'Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid'". www.mtv.com. Retrieved 2010-08-07.
- "Deb to release Ms. Vocalist album in Japan « Debbie Gibson". Archived from the original on 2010-10-23. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
- Filmography at the IMDB