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Burbank, California

Debra Dunning is an actress and model from the United States. She began her modeling career after signing with the Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent agency in Burbank, California. She has appeared in commercials for Miller Brewing Company and Ford Motor Company. With a cameo performance in the comedic film ‘Dangerous Curves,’ she made her film debut. She had a prominent role in the comedy series ‘Home Improvement’ a few years later. The series, which aired from 1991 until 1999, was a hit and is often regarded as her most important work. Several accolades were given to the show, including a Golden Globe. Her other credits include a supporting role in the science fiction film “Leprechaun 4: In Space.” Brian Trenchard-Smith directed the fourth installment of the Leprechaun series. She’s also appeared in the television film ‘The Spiral Staircase’ in the drama series ‘Wicked Wicked Games.’ She is married to Steven Timmons and has three children in her personal life.

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Career of Debra Dunning

Debra Dunning began appearing in Miller Beer advertising shortly after signing with the Judith Fontaine Modeling and Talent Agency in Los Angeles. Dunning’s first TV commercial was for Foot Locker, and she has also done several commercials for Ford Motors. Her Taco Bell advertisements also made her famous. In 1988, she made her cinematic debut in the comedy picture ‘Dangerous Curves,’ in which she played a cameo part. She then appeared in the TV comedy series “Married… with Children” in a minor part.

She had a supporting role in the TV series ‘Home Improvement,’ which was one of her most important roles in her career. The show was a big hit during its run, which lasted from 1991 to 1999. It received a Golden Globe, twelve People’s Choice Awards, and a TV Guide Award, among others. It received multiple Emmy nominations as well. In 2009, Dunning was nominated for a TV Land Award, which she shared with the rest of the ensemble. Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman, Zachary Ty Bryan, and Jonathan Taylor Thomas were among the other cast members.

She has also appeared in a number of films. In the 1997 sci-fi picture ‘Leprechaun 4: In Space,’ she performed a minor role. Brian Trenchard-Smith directed the picture, which received a lot of negative feedback. She appeared in the television film ‘The Spiral Staircase’ in 1999. The plot centred around a woman attempting to flee a serial killer who had been following her for some time. In the year 2000, she appeared in the film ‘Now You Know’ as a supporting character.

Her most recent appearances include the TV series ‘Wicked Wicked Games.’ She also starred in the film ‘The Last Guy on Earth,’ after which she hasn’t been in any films or television shows for over a decade.

Personal Experiences of Debra Dunning

Debra “Debbe” Dunning was born in Burbank, California, on July 11, 1966, to parents Bob and Diane Dunning. John Burroughs High School was her alma mater. During her time as a student, she was a cheerleader.
Debbe Dunning married her longtime partner, volleyball star Steve Timmons, in 1997. The couple is the parents of three children.

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