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Don Cornelius (I) (1936–2012)


Don Cornelius was born on September 27, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Cortez Cornelius. He was a writer and producer, known for Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Soul Train (1971) and Tapeheads (1988). He was married to Viktoria Chapman and Delores Harrison. He died on February 1, 2012 in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Soul Train Writer
(1971-2004)
Tapeheads Mo Fuzz
(1988)
Jackie's Back! Don Cornelius
(1999)

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  Soul Train (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1993 - 2004) (writer - 131 episodes, 1971 - 1980) (written by - 4 episodes, 1974 - 1975)
- Episode #33.27 (2004)
- Episode #25.25 (1996)
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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

We can't make it important to anybody else. Some of the audience we serve doesn't really care about what you did yesterday and you have to be cognizant of that ... But it's important to us. See more »

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During his last years, he suffered seizures. See more »

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Closed the show with the catchphrase - "We Wish You Love, Peace & Soul!" See more »

Nickname:

The World's Coolest Uncle

Star Sign:

Libra

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