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Born in Christianburg, Guyana
Died in London, England, UK  (prostate cancer)
Birth NameNeville Marshall-Corbin

Mini Bio (1)

Sol Raye was born in 1934 in Christianburg, Guyana as Neville Marshall-Corbin. He was an actor, known for Great Moments in Aviation (1994), Desmond's (1989) and The King of Jazz (1991). He died on March 31, 2006 in London, England.

Trivia (5)

Guyanese cabaret singer, composer and recording artist who moved to England in the 1960s and originally studied acting, performing with the English Stage Company.
His singing style was reflective of Nat 'King' Cole. A nine-time winner of the Brit TV talent contest "Opportunity Knocks," he recorded such popular songs as "Mona Lisa," "How Sweet It Is," and "Come Home Love."
Performed several cabaret tributes to Nat Cole and also produced and directed the 1985 TV tribute to Cole entitled "A Nightingale Sang."
Opening act for such performers as The Supremes and Eartha Kitt.
His younger brother, Robert Corbin, is the Leader of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), the Main Opposition political party, in Guyana.

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