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Cuba Gooding (1944–2017)


Cuba Gooding was born on April 27, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as Cuba M. Gooding. He was an actor, known for Gedo (2000), Children of the Struggle (1999) and Save the Children (1973). He was married to Shirley Sullivan and Gail Barbara Harris. He died on April 20, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Gedo
Gedo Pawn Shop Owner
(2000)
Children of the Struggle
Children of the Struggle Southern Gentleman
(1999)
Save the Children
(1973)

Filmography

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 2012 Destination Fame (Video)
Mr. Manus
 2004 Roscoe's House of Chicken n Waffles (Video)
Fast Black
 2000 Gedo (Video)
Pawn Shop Owner
 1999 Children of the Struggle
Southern Gentleman
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
  The Regiment (co-executive producer - as Cuba Gooding Sr.) (filming)
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (performer: "Dance All Night")
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 2010 VH1 Rock Docs (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America (2010) ... (special thanks - as Cuba Gooding Sr.)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 2018 The Sugar Shack (filming)
Himself (as Cuba Gooding Sr.)
 2011 Way Black When: Primetime (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Himself - Performer
 2005 My Music: Funky Soul Superstars (TV Special documentary)
Himself
 1993 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Strictly Business (1993) ... Himself
 1973-1990 Soul Train (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Soul II Soul/The Main Ingredient/Foster and McElroy (1990) ... Himself - Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
- War/Main Ingredient (1975) ... Himself (as The Main Ingredient)
- Curtis Mayfield/The Main Ingredient/Bloodstone (1974) ... Himself - Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
- Curtis Mayfield/The Main Ingredient/Hank Ballard (1973) ... Himself - Guest (as The Main Ingredient)
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary)
Himself
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2017 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #36.191 (2017) ... Himself (as Cuba Gooding Sr.)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Pepsi mini cans.

Alternate Names:

Cuba Gooding Sr. | The Main Ingredient
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Trivia:

Lead singer of soul group The Main Ingredient, which found success in the early '70s with "Everybody Plays The Fool". See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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