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Lisa Ruffin

Lisa Ruffin is a multi-talented performer and choreographer. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she entered Carnegie Mellon University at age sixteen then went on to New York to complete her education at The Julliard School of Music. The first video she choreographed, "JoAnna", won an American Music Award. Her choreography credits include, UPN's "... See full bio »

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 2007 The Stolen Moments of September
Forensic Agent
 2006 Him and Us (TV Movie)
Dancing Usher
 2006 Seth
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
Juke Joint Dancer
 2005 Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie)
Dancer at Maxies (uncredited)
 2002 Life Moments (TV Series)
Little Miss African American
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Little Miss African American
 2000 The Artist's Journey: Funk Blast
 1999 Another World (TV Series)
Laura -Another World 8:16 / Laura
- Episode dated 31 May 1999 (1999) ... Laura -Another World 8:16
- Episode #1.8796 (1999) ... Laura
 1998 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Principal Dancer
- Seems Like Old Times (1998) ... Principal Dancer
 1998 One Life to Live (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7653 (1998) ... Reporter
 1992 Say What? (TV Movie)
Flight Attendant
 1988 All My Children (TV Series)
Dina / 4890
- Episode #1.4797 (1988) ... Dina
- Episode #1.4789 (1988) ... 4890
 1981-1988 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Eddie's Friend
- Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) ... Various
- Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) ... Various (uncredited)
- Christopher Reeve/Santana (1985) ... Various
- Eddie Murphy/Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers (1984) ... Eddie's Friend (uncredited)
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Won an American Music Awards for "Joanna", by Kool & The Gang. Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Video Artist. Cheorography by Lisa Ruffin. She also performed the role of Joanna. See more »

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