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David Ruffin (I) (1941–1991)

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The man most of us know by his unmistakable, calming yet disturbed raspy voice was born Davis Eli Ruffin on January 18, 1941, in Whynot, Mississippi. His father, Eli Ruffin, was a Baptist minister. ... read full biography
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Jan 18, 1941 (died Jun 1, 1991) | 6' 3" (1.90m)
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Past Film & Video (1 title) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
The Addiction (1995)
Performer ("Addiction") Performer ("Addiction")   See fewer
$307K
$307K
Past Television (4 titles) Episodes
Misfits (2010)
(TV Series) - Performer ("Put A Little Love In Your Heart") (1 episode, 2010) Performer ("Put A Little Love In Your Heart") (1 episode, 2010)   See fewer
Episode #2.4 (Dec 2, 2010) Season 2, Episode 4 - Performer ("Put A Little Love In Your Heart") (uncredited) Performer ("Put A Little Love In Your Heart") (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Skeppsholmen (2002)
(TV Series) - Performer ("I Want You Back") (1 episode, 2002) Performer ("I Want You Back") (1 episode, 2002)   See fewer
Episode #1.7 (Nov 14, 2002) Season 1, Episode 7 - Performer ("I Want You Back") Performer ("I Want You Back")   See fewer
1
The Temptations (1998)
(TV Series) - Man in Coppa Cabana (2 episodes, 1998) Man in Coppa Cabana (2 episodes, 1998)   See fewer
Episode #1.2 (Nov 2, 1998) Season 1, Episode 2 - Man in Coppa Cabana Man in Coppa Cabana   See fewer
Episode #1.1 (1998) Season 1, Episode 1 - Man in Coppa Cabana Man in Coppa Cabana   See fewer
2
Soul Train (1973–1979)
(TV Series) - Guest (4 episodes, 1973) Guest (4 episodes, 1973)   See fewer
David Ruffin/Heatwave (Oct 13, 1979) Season 9, Episode 5 - Guest Guest   See fewer
4
Archive Footage (8 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Unsung (2012)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2012) Himself (1 episode, 2012)   See fewer
David Ruffin (Mar 5, 2012) Season 5, Episode 2 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004)
(Video) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Motown 40: The Music Is Forever (1998)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
The Original Leads of the Temptations (1992)
(Video) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Smokey Robinson: The Quiet Legend (1990)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Hittimittari (1985)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1985) Himself (1 episode, 1985)   See fewer
Episode #2.2 (Nov 14, 1985) Season 2, Episode 2 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)
(TV Special) - Himself (Temptations member / solo artist) (archive footage) Himself (Temptations member / solo artist) (archive footage)   See fewer
Say Brother (1969)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1969) Himself (1 episode, 1969)   See fewer
Spring Special (Mar 28, 1969) Season 1, Episode 31 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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