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Neville Marshall-Corbin (1946 – 31 March 2006) was a Guyanese cabaret singer, composer and recording artist who moved to England in the 1960s and originally studied acting, performing with the English Stage Company. He was born in Christianburg, Guyana.Raye came to England to learn acting, studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic ArtHis singing style was reflective of Nat King Cole. A nine-time winner of the British TV talent contest Opportunity Knocks, he recorded such popular songs as "Mona Lisa", "How Sweet It Is", and "Come Home Love" and toured widely with his cabaret tribute show to Cole. He also starred in, produced and directed a television tribute to Cole, A Nightingale Sang, in 1985, in which he sang alongside the likes of Nina Simone, Will Gaines and Danny Williams. He was also an opening act for such performers as The Supremes and Eartha Kitt.He was best known for the semi-regular role of Burt in the Black British sitcom Desmond's, as a member of The Georgetown Dreamers, a band that featured Desmond (Norman Beaton) and Raye's fellow real-life musicians Porkpie (Ram John Holder) and Vince (Count Prince Miller). Other television roles included an appearance in Runaway Bay, whilst also acted in a number of theatre productions.His younger brother, Robert Corbin, is the current leader of the People's National Congress Reform (PNCR), the main Guyanese opposition political party.Raye died in London, England, on Friday, 31 March 2006 of prostate cancer following a ten year battle with the disease. His brother Robert Corbin delivered the eulogy at his funeral.
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Date Of Birth1946-01-01
Died2006-03-31
Place Of BirthChristianburg, Guyana
ProfessionActor
#Fact
1His younger brother, Robert Corbin, is the Leader of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR), the Main Opposition political party, in Guyana.
2Opening act for such performers as The Supremes and Eartha Kitt.
3Performed several cabaret tributes to Nat Cole and also produced and directed the 1985 TV tribute to Cole entitled "A Nightingale Sang."
4His singing style was reflective of Nat 'King' Cole. A nine-time winner of the Brit TV talent contest "Opportunity Knocks," he recorded such popular songs as "Mona Lisa," "How Sweet It Is," and "Come Home Love."
5Guyanese cabaret singer, composer and recording artist who moved to England in the 1960s and originally studied acting, performing with the English Stage Company.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Porkpie1995TV SeriesBert
Desmond's1989-1994TV SeriesBert
Great Moments in Aviation1994Vesuvia's Guest
Runaway Bay1993TV SeriesGardener
The King of Jazz1991TV MovieHokie
The Bill1989TV SeriesClive
Big George Is Dead1987TV MovieAmir
Black Silk1985TV SeriesMr. Martin
The Fosters1977TV SeriesWillie King
Scoop1972TV SeriesWireless Operator

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
International Cabaret1968TV SeriesHimself
The 6:25 Show1963TV SeriesHimself - Performer

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