Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie - the cool, talented,  actor, musician,   with Afro-American, French, Canadian, Scottish, English,  roots in 2023

Get to know the 74-year old actor, musician, Lionel Richie, before he got famous (e.g. Commodores). IMDB reports Thank God It's Friday was Lionel Richie's first TV appearance in 1978. In 1977 he starred as The Minstrel Singers (as The Commodores) in his first movie Scott Joplin (TV Movie) .

Birthday June 20, 1949
Nationality American
Name in Passport Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Debut Scott Joplin (TV Movie) (1977)
First Song Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
Ethnicity Afro-American, French, Canadian, Scottish, English, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)
Ethnic category/Race(?) Multiracial
Sexuality - Gay or Nay Straight
His home town is Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.. His parents Alberta R. (Foster) & Lionel Brockman Richie Sr are of Afro-American, French, Canadian, Scottish, English, ethnicity. Lionel Richie was born on June 20, 1949 on a Monday.

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High school: Joliet Township High School, Joliet, Illinois, USA
University/College: Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA

Year Book Photos

Lionel Richie yearbook photo one at at

Photo of First movie or tv show debut

Scott Joplin (TV Movie)

Character: The Minstrel Singers (as The Commodores)| Date: 1977

Lionel Richie's First music video

Lionel Richie released Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night), from the album in 1983.

Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance

Poignant Lionel Richie Interview On The Donny & Marie Osmond Talk Show

Most popular video on Youtube

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