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Donald Byrd (I) (1932–2013)

Donald Byrd was born on December 9, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor and composer, known for Confidence (2003), Very Bad Things (1998) and A Bronx Tale (1993). He was married to Lorraine Glover. He died on February 4, 2013 in Dover, Delaware, USA. See full bio »


(age 80) in Dover, Delaware, USA

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Confidence Soundtrack
Very Bad Things Soundtrack
A Bronx Tale Soundtrack
Above the Rim Soundtrack


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Other Works:

Single: "Elijah / Cristo Redentor" (Blue Note Records) See more »

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Lorraine Glover  (divorced)  (2 children)


Donaldson Tourssaint L'Ouverture Byrd III | See more »


Elijah Thomas Byrd | Cornelia Taylor

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Was primarily a jazz musician (specialising in hard bop and jazz-rock fusion), but also branched out into R&B and funk. Created and led fusion group The Blackbyrds from 1973 to 1981. See more »

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