El DeBarge

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El DeBarge was born on June 4, 1961 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Eldra DeBarge. He is an actor and composer, known for Short Circuit (1986), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Out of the Shadows (2016). He is married to Monique DeBarge. They have one child. He was previously married to Tracey Ferguson. See full bio »

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Known For

Short Circuit Soundtrack
The To Do List Soundtrack


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 2011 Jumping the Broom
 1998 DJ Quik Feat. 2nd II None: Hand in Hand (Video short)
El DeBarge
 1994 Black Men United: U Will Know (Video short)
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 1990 Various Artists: Listen Up (Video short)
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 1986 King Dream Chorus & Holiday Crew: King Holiday (Video short)
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 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
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- Bought and Paid For (1985) ... El DeBarge
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Other Works:

CD: "Ultimate Collection" (Uni) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eldra Patrick DeBarge | DeBarge


5' 9" (1.75 m)


Tracey Ferguson  (divorced) | See more »

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Towards the end of his "Rhythm Of The Night" video he is shown with many other dancers who are dancing in front of a (now demolished) Pioneer Chicken location. This same Pioneer Chicken location has been shown in the background in Death Wish II (1982) & The Last American Virgin (1982). See more »

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