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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 30 October 1941Texarkana, Texas, USA
Birth NameOtis Miles
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Otis Williams was born on October 30, 1941 in Texarkana, Texas, USA as Otis Miles. He has been married to Arleata since 1984. They have one child. He was previously married to Ann Cain and Josephine.

Spouse (3)

Arleata (1984 - present) (1 child)
Josephine (1961 - 1964) (divorced) (1 child)
Ann Cain (? - 1973) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Baritone singing voice

Trivia (7)

Founder of the singing group The Temptations.
Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 (as a member of The Temptations).
Once engaged to Patti LaBelle.
Shares a birthday with fellow Rock and Roll Hall of farmer Grace Slick.
Said that the late Melvin Franklin, The Temptations' bass singer, was his best friend within the group.
Is portrayed by Charles Malik Whitfield in The Temptations' 1998 biographical miniseries.
The Temptations were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Personal Quotes (2)

The Temptations still stand today, not in spite of those who left us, but because of them.
[Talking about his friend, The Temptations' bass singer Melvin Franklin] Mel will be in my heart as long as I live. He will always be my partner, and in his name The Temptations will continue on.

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