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The Black Pope was born as Shelly Pope. He is an actor, known for Cat People (1982). See full bio »
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 1982 Cat People
D.J. (voice)

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"The Black Pope" was the air name of Shelly Pope, one of the southeast's most famous high-energy journeyman disc jockeys of the legendary soul music radio era.

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