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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 selling Soul Train (1971) in 2008]: The Soul Train legacy and brand are of the utmost importance to me and to Soul Train's millions of fans. After years of offers, I feel the time is now finally right to pass the torch. The MadVision team understands and respects my vision, and they share my own commitment to seeing the brand rise to the next level. See more »

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One-time guest on Soul Train (1971), Arsenio Hall was said to be a teenage television hero of Cornelius'. See more »

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Old Fashioned Round Spectacles

Star Sign:

Libra

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