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David Ruffin

David RuffinAKA Davis Eli Ruffin

Born: 18-Jan-1941
Birthplace: Whynot, MS
Died: 1-Jun-1991
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: Accident - Overdose
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, MI

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Temptations

Died of a cocaine overdose.

Father: (Baptist minister)
Mother: Ophelia Ruffin (d. before David was one year old)
Brother: Jimmy Ruffin (b. 7-May-1939)
Wife: Joy Hamilton (m. Apr-1976, div.)
Daughter: Cheryl
Daughter: Nedra
Son: David, Jr.
Daughter: Mone
Girlfriend: Tammi Terell (singer, ex-)

    The Temptations
    Risk Factors: Cocaine

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Temptations (1-Nov-1998)
    Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) · Himself


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