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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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[on Soul Train (1971)'s success]: We just seem to be surrounded on this anniversary show by all of our personal favorites. I have to say that in the first person, because they're my personal favorites. See more »

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Was a close personal friend of Rev. Al Sharpton for over 35 years, since Sharpton was a teenager. Sharpton was a guest on Soul Train (1971). See more »

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