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Nat King Cole

Nat King ColeAKA Nathaniel Adams Coles

Born: 17-Mar-1917
Birthplace: Montgomery, AL
Died: 15-Feb-1965
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Unforgettable

Father: Rev. Edward James Coles, Sr.
Mother: Perlina Adams Coles
Wife: Nadine Robinson (dancer, m. 1936)
Wife: Maria Hawkins Ellington (singer, m. 28-Mar-1948, until his death, d. 10-Jul-2012 cancer)
Daughter: Natalie Maria Cole (singer, b. 2-Jun-1950)
Daughter: Carol ("Cookie", actress, b. 17-Oct-1944, adopted 1949, d. 18-May-2009 lung cancer)
Son: Nat Kelly Cole (adopted 1959)
Daughter: Timolin (twins, b. 26-Sep-1961)
Daughter: Casey (twins, b. 26-Sep-1961)

    High School: Wendell Phillips High School, Chicago, IL

    Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1978
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 (pioneer)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6659 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6229 Hollywood Blvd (television)
    Surgery lung cancer (Sep-1964)
    Lung Removal St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica, CA (25-Jan-1965)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    Cat Ballou (24-Jun-1965) · Shouter
    Night of the Quarter Moon (4-Mar-1959)
    St. Louis Blues (7-Apr-1958)
    China Gate (22-May-1957)
    Istanbul (15-Jan-1957)
    The Scarlet Hour (Apr-1956)
    The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1-Oct-1954) [VOICE]
    Small Town Girl (10-Apr-1953) · Himself
    The Blue Gardenia (23-Mar-1953) · Himself
    Killer Diller (1948) · Himself
    Breakfast in Hollywood (26-Feb-1946)

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