Adolfo Quinones (I) (1955–2020)


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Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to the west coast (Los Angeles) in the early 70s. He's one of the forefathers of hip-hop dancing, "The Original Lockers" and was an Original Soul Train Gang member in the 70s and early 80s. The Lockers are famously known for pioneering "Locking." Shabba-Doo also ... See full bio »

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Known For

Breakin' Ozone / Orlando
(1984)
Tango & Cash Dancer
(1989)

Filmography

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 2016 Option Zero (TV Movie)
Lionel
 2013 The Hotel (Short)
Mr. Mercado
 1995 Steel Frontier (Video)
Deacon
 1991 The Sitter (TV Movie)
Nick (as Shabba-Doo)
 1990 Deadly Dancer
Tony Penter (as Shabba-Doo)
 1990/I Lambada
Ramone (as Shabba Doo)
 1990 Married... with Children (TV Series)
Cecil
- Rock and Roll Girl (1990) ... Cecil (as Shabba-Doo)
 1989 Tango & Cash
Dancer (as Shabba-Doo)
 1985 Kids Incorporated (TV Series)
The Genie
- A Lad and His Lamp (1985) ... The Genie (as Shabbadoo)
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Pepe
- The Maze (1985) ... Pepe (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
 1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Ozone (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
 1984 Chaka Khan: I Feel for You (Video short)
Adolfo Quinones
 1984 Breakin'
Ozone / Orlando (as Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones)
 1980 Xanadu
Xanadu Dancer (uncredited)
 1978/I Jukebox
Dancer at Jet (as Shabadoo)
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Dancer
- My Three Tons (1976) ... Dancer
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Other Works:

(May 20 to June 25, 1989) He choreographed Bill Cain's play, "Stand-Up Tragedy," in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Michael DeLorenzo in the cast. Ron Link was director.

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1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Adolfo Quinones 'Shabba-Doo' | Shabba Doo | Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quinones | Shabba-Doo Quinones | Adolfo 'Shabba-Doo' Quiñones | Shabadoo | Shabba-Doo | Shabbadoo

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Lela Rochon  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

He choreographed and appeared in Lionel Richie's video "All Night Long". See more »

Trademark:

Dimples

Nickname:

Shabba-Doo

Star Sign:

Taurus

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