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Ellis Marsalis (1934–2020)

Ellis Marsalis was born on November 14, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr. He was an actor and composer, known for He's Just Not That Into You (2009), Love Hard (2021) and Chinese Coffee (2000). He was married to Dolores Mary Ferdinand . He died on April 1, 2020 in New Orleans. See full bio »

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Love Hard Soundtrack
Chinese Coffee Soundtrack
Labou Jazzman


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 1984 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
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- New Orleans: Part 1 (1984) ... Gospel Pianist (uncredited)
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Ellis Louis Marsalis Jr.


Dolores Mary Ferdinand  (her death)  (6 children)


Wynton Marsalis | See more »


Ellis Marsalis, Sr. | Florence Marie Marsalis


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