nydailynews.com nydailynews.com 31 Dec, 2020 00:00 am

'Breakin'' star Shabba-Doo dead at 65

'Breakin'' star Shabba-Doo dead at 65
"Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo" choreographer and actor Adolfo Quiñones aka Shabba-Doo has died at the age of 65.

Among its earliest members were “Mickey” singer Toni Basil and “What’s Happening!” star Fred Berry.(Raymond Boyd/Getty Images) The son of an African-American mother and Puerto Rican father, Quiñones’ dance idols were an eclectic mix of genres and generations, including Fred Astaire, Jackie Wilson and Cab Calloway.with Children” episode “Rock and Roll Girl,” he drew laughs as a flummoxed music video director desperately trying to get klutzy Christina Applegate to follow his commands.

Alex Trebek's wife puts on a happy face in first Christmas without 'Jeopardy' host » In 2006, he choreographed the Academy Awards dance routine for Three 6 Mafia’s “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp,” which won the Oscar for original song.Quiñones also made memorable TV appearances during the 1980s and ‘90s, notably “Miami Vice” and “Kids Incorporated.

Read full story at nydailynews.com