Don Cornelius  American Film/TV Producer

Current Status

Don Cornelius passed away on 1st Feb 2012 aged 75.


Don Cornelius was in a relationship with Viktoria Chapman (2001 - 2012).


Don Cornelius is a 75 year old American Film/TV Producer. Born Donald Cortez Cornelius on 27th September, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, he is famous for Soul Train in a career that spans 1966–2011. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Don Cornelius is a member of the following lists: Businesspeople from Chicago, Illinois, Suicides by firearm in Los Angeles County, California and African-American police officers.


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    Donald Cortez "Don" Cornelius (September 27, 1936 – February 1, 2012) was an American television show host and producer who was best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated dance and music franchise Soul Train, which he hosted from 197...

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship11 yrs
    Shortest Relationship11 yrs
    Average Relationship Length11 yrs
    First Name Don
    Middle Name Cortez
    Last Name Cornelius
    Full Name at Birth Donald Cortez Cornelius
    Alternative Name Don
    Age 75 (age at death) years
    Birthday 27th September, 1936
    Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Died 1st February, 2012
    Place of Death Sherman Oaks, California, USA
    Cause of Death Suicide
    Build Average
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Black
    Distinctive Feature Round Glasses
    Zodiac Sign Libra
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Writer, Producer, Actor
    Occupation Film/TV Producer
    Claim to Fame Soul Train
    Year(s) Active 1966–2011
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