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Clarence Avant

Clarence Avant was born on February 25, 1931 in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. He is a producer, known for Searching for Sugar Man (2012), Jason's Lyric (1994) and Stalingrad (1990). He is married to Jacqueline. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Searching for Sugar Man
Searching for Sugar Man Himself - Former Chairman of Motown Records
Jason's Lyric
Jason's Lyric Producer
Stalingrad Producer
Deliver Us from Evil


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 1994 Jason's Lyric (executive producer)
 1990 New Attitude (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Missing Toupee (1990) ... (producer)
 1990 Stalingrad (producer)
 1989 Livin' Large (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 1988 Heart and Soul (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 1975 Deliver Us from Evil (executive producer)
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 1985 The Color Purple
African Musician
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 2015 Crackula Goes to Hollywood (special thanks)
 2010 VH1 Rock Docs (TV Series) (very special thanks - 1 episode)
- Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America (2010) ... (very special thanks)
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle (thanks)
 1985 Krush Groove (thanks)
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 2013 The BET Honors (TV Movie)
 2012 Searching for Sugar Man (Documentary)
Himself - Former Chairman of Motown Records
 2010 41st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
 2009 Still Bill (Documentary)
 1990 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (Documentary)
 1973 Soul Train (TV Series documentary)

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His wife, Jacqueline "Jackie" Avant, served as president of the Neighbors of Watts, a support group for the South Central Community Child Care Center (1974), entertainment chairperson of the NOW benefit auction and dinner dance, and chairperson of NOW membership (1975). She's also on the board of directors of the International Student Center at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). See more »

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