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Corny Collins (Character)
from Hairspray (1988)

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Biography:
Corny Collins is the host of the popular TV show "The Corny Collins Show"... See more »

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  1. Hairspray Live! (2016) (TV) Played by Derek Hough

  2. Hairspray (2007) Played by James Marsden

  3. Hairspray (1988) Played by Shawn Thompson

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Quotes:
From Hairspray (2007)
Corny Collins: I'd like to welcome our new council member, Miss Tracy Turnblad! Tracy, cozy up to ol' Corny and tell us a little bit about yourself
Tracy Turnblad: Well, I watch the Corny Collins show everyday and I do nothing else!
Corny Collins: Oh!
Tracy Turnblad: I also hope to be the first female president... or a rockette!
Corny Collins: As your first act as president, what would you do?
Tracy Turnblad: Hmm...
[ponders]
Tracy Turnblad: ... I'd make everyday Negro Day!
Corny Collins: I read you like tomorrow's headlines!
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