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Debbie James
Debbie James Emmys.jpg

Debbie at the 56th Annual Emmy Awards ceremony in 2004.

Personal Information
Gender: Female
Also known as:
Debbie L. James
Born: Deborah James
(1967-08-19) August 19, 1967 (age 54) [1]
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Actress/TV personality, Events Planner
Years active: 1990-present
Character information
Appeared on: Quantum Leap
Episodes appeared in: "A Leap For Lisa" in Season 4
Character played: Marci Riker

Debbie James, sometimes credited as Debbie L. James (born August 19, 1967), appeared as Marci Riker, the wife of CDR Dirk Riker, a former CO of Al Calavicci in the Season 4 episode of Quantum Leap titled "A Leap For Lisa".A former "Star Search" TV series winner in 1990, Debbie was also an onetime Miss USA finalist who appeared in Bon Jovi's "Bad Medicine" video. Debbie has made appearances in the films Where the Day Takes You (1991), 976-Evil II (1992), Robin Hood: Men In Tights (1993), The Underground (1997) and Mind Rage (2004). She has also made guest appearances on numerous TV series, such as Sisters, Suddenly Susan, Step by Step and Becker, as well as a recurring role as Dr. Samantha Morecroft on the short-lived 1999 TNT network aired TV series L.A. Heat.

Debbie is also the founder and owner of Bella Vita Events, a company which caters and plans lavish large scale events for weddings, parties, business grand openings, as well as awards events. Based in the San Fernando Valley area, and Westlake Village, California, Bella Vista Events has received numerous recognitions, and has been featured in Grace Ormonde, Inside Weddings, Your Wedding Day, Los Angeles Weddings, Ceremony and Santa Barbara Magazine, Deborah is a certified event specialist from Independent Wedding Consultants of America (IWCA).

in 2001, Debbie married longtime TV game show host and television personality Bob Eubanks. The couple has a young son, Noah.


  1. Birthdate check per intelius.com

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