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Lou Rawls
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    (December 1, 1933-January 6, 2006)
    Recorded 'Your Good Thing (Is About to End),' 'Love Is a Hurtin' Thing,' 'Dead End Street,' 'Natural Man,' 'You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine' and 'Lady Love'
    Acted in 'Leaving Las Vegas (1995),' 'Driven (1996),' 'Morella (1997),' 'After the Game (1997),' 'The Price of Kissing (1997),' 'Livers Ain't Cheap (1997),' 'Still Breathing (1997),' 'Don King: Only in America (1997),' 'Blues Brothers 2000 (1998),' 'Lookin' Italian (1998),' 'Watchers Reborn (1998),' 'Wildly Available (1999),' 'Motel Blue (1999),' 'Bel Air (2000),' 'Everything's Jake (2000),' 'The Code Conspiracy (2001),' 'Betaville (2001)' and 'Uh Oh! (2003)'
    Star of the TV series 'Lou Rawls Parade of Stars' (1984)
    Cartoon singing voice of 'Garfield' (1982-97)
    Cartoon voice of Harvey on 'Hey Arnold!' (1996-99)
    Portrayed Lou Raymond in the TV series 'Baywatch Nights' (1995-1996)
    Sang the National Anthem for Game 2 of the 2005 World Series in his hometown Chicago
    Died of lung cancer at age 72
    His catch phrase was 'Yeahhhh, buddy!'
    He smoked.
    While singing 'You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine' live during the 1977 Grammy awards, he had a coughing fit that ruined the performance.
    He did TV commercials for Conseco and Colonial Penn Life Insurance.
    He was arrested and charged with battery against his future wife (January 16, 2003).
    He became a father at age 71.
    He tried to have is marriage to his second wife annulled.
    As he lay dying in a hospital, his second wife and daughter from his first marriage fought over his estate.
    His father abandoned the family when he was young.
    He was a high school friend of Sam Cooke and sang in a gospel group with him.
    In 1958, he was in a car crash that killed one person and left him gravely injured - he was originally declared dead.
    He was in a coma for 5½ days, needed months to regain his memory and a year to fully recover.
    He quit smoking in the '70s.
    He did a lot of community service and charitable work.
    He hosted annual telethons for the United Negro College Fund, raising over $200 million.
    He had a four-octave vocal range.
    He is a multiple Grammy winner.

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