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Jimmy Ruffin (1936–2014)

Jimmy Ruffin was born on May 7, 1936 in Collinsville, Mississippi, USA. He was an actor, known for Breakfast on Pluto (2005), Forever Mine (1999) and JAG (1995). He died on November 17, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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Breakfast on Pluto Soundtrack
Forever Mine Soundtrack
JAG Soundtrack
Big Little Lies Soundtrack


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6' 3" (1.91 m)


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[Talking about how he got the song 'What Becomes of the Broken Hearted']: "I heard this tune being sung by the writer James Dean. The song had the kind of words one can feel and it was a beautiful, melodic song. When I asked him whom the song was for, he told me the Spinners were going to cut it. But I told him to give it to me instead. He liked my version enough to let me have it." See more »


Older brother of David Ruffin. See more »

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