Marvin Gay Sr.

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Birthday
1, 1914
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Oct 10, 1998 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1914
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Oct 10, 1998 (84)

About

Best known as the father and murderer of recording artist Marvin Gaye. He killed his son following an argument between the two on April 1, 1984.

Before Fame

According to his wife Alberta, his childhood was filled with violence, domestic abuse, and shootings in his family.

Trivia

As a preacher at a Pennsylvanian church, he impressed the congregation enough to be later named Bishop.

Family Life

He was married to Alberta Gay from 1935 until 1984 when they divorced.

Associated With

His son Marvin Gaye was a highly successful and Grammy Award winning singer.