Rufus Thomas

Rufus Thomas
1917 - 2001

Rufus Thomas   Actor

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84
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Rufus Thomas, Jr. (March 26, 1917 – December 15, 2001) was an American rhythm and blues, funk, soul and blues singer, songwriter, dancer, DJ and comic entertainer from Memphis, Tennessee. He recorded for several labels including Chess and Sun in the ...

First Name Rufus
Last Name Thomas
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th March, 1917
Birthplace Cayce, Mississippi, United States
Died 15th December, 2001
Zodiac Sign Aries
Occupation Text Singer, comedian, television host, disc jockey
Occupation Actor
Music Genre (Text) R&B, Memphis soul, southern soul, blues, funk, novelty
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1936–2001, c.1930–1998
Music Style Soul, Blues, Southern Soul, Memphis Soul, Early R&B, Modern Electric Blues, Electric Memphis Blues, Regional Blues
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Amiable/Good-Natured, Playful, Rowdy, Boisterous, Humorous, Bravado, Exuberant, Earthy, Raucous, Energetic
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Sun, Stax, Chess, AVI
Associated Acts Carla Thomas, Marvell Thomas, Vaneese Thomas
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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Cookie's Fortune1999 Theo Johnson Movie
A Family Thing1996 Tommy Movie
Great Balls of Fire!1989 Haney's Big House Dancer Movie
Mystery Train1989 Man in Station (segment "Far from Yokohama") Movie
Police Story1973 Blackberry TV Show

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