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Don Cornelius (I) (1936–2012)


Don Cornelius was born on September 27, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Cortez Cornelius. He was a writer and producer, known for Soul Train (1971), The 8th Annual Soul Train Christmas Starfest (2005) and The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards (2005). He was married to Viktoria Chapman and Delores Harrison. He died on February 1, ... See full bio »

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  Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (writer - 131 episodes, 1971 - 1980) (written by - 4 episodes, 1974 - 1975)
- Teena Marie/Tyrone Davis/Tom Dreesen (1980) ... (writer)
- The Commodores (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.10 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.6 (1979) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.5 (1979) ... (writer)
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Show Show Self (26 credits)
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[Who toyed with the idea of a Soul Train channel]: We came to the conclusion that we came along a little late to make it happen. There's also the problem of whether or not I had the energy to start something of that magnitude from scratch. See more »

Trivia:

His show Soul Train (1971) was named after a promotional event he put together in 1969. See more »

Trademark:

Old Fashioned Round Spectacles

Star Sign:

Libra

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