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Cuba Gooding


Cuba Gooding was born on April 27, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as Cuba M. Gooding. He is an actor, known for Gedo (2000), Children of the Struggle (1999) and Save the Children (1973). He has been married to Shirley Temple Gooding since April 16, 1995. He was previously married to Gail Harris. See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2012 Destination Fame (Video)
Mr. Manus
 2004 Roscoe's House of Chicken n Waffles (Video)
Fast Black
 2000 Gedo (Video)
Pawn Shop Owner
 1999 Children of the Struggle
Southern Gentleman
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 1978 Thank God It's Friday (performer: "Dance All Night")
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 2010 VH1 Rock Docs (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America (2010) ... (special thanks - as Cuba Gooding Sr.)
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 2011 Way Black When: Primetime (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Himself - Performer
 2005 My Music: Funky Soul Superstars (TV Special documentary)
Himself
 1993 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Strictly Business (1993) ... Himself
 1973-1990 Soul Train (TV Series documentary)
Guest / Himself - Guest / Himself
- Soul II Soul/The Main Ingredient/Foster and McElroy (1990) ... Himself - Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
- War/Main Ingredient (1975) ... Himself (as The Main Ingredient)
- Curtis Mayfield/The Main Ingredient/Bloodstone (1974) ... Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
- Curtis Mayfield/The Main Ingredient/Hank Ballard (1973) ... Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Pepsi mini cans.

Alternate Names:

Cuba Gooding Sr. | The Main Ingredient
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Biggest hits include, "Everybody Plays the Fool" (1972) and "Just Don't Want to Be Lonely" (1974) See more »

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