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Alan Rubin

Born: Feb 11, 1943

Death: Jun 8, 2011

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Alan Rubin

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1943
Date of Death : Jun 8, 2011
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Alan Rubin, also known as Mr. Fabulous, was an American musician. He played trumpet, flugelhorn, and piccolo trumpet. Rubin was a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music in New York. He was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band, with whom he played at the Closing Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games. As a member of The Blues Brothers, he portrayed Mr. Fabulous in the 1980 film, the 1998 sequel and was a member of the touring band. Rubin played with an array of artists, such as Frank Sinatra, Frank Zappa, Duke Ellington, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Eumir Deodato, Sting, Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Frankie Valli, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Miles Davis, Yoko Ono, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles, Cab Calloway and Dr. John. Rubin died from lung cancer at Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and he was cremated. Rubin is survived by his wife, Mary and two siblings, Sharyn Soleimani and Marshall Rubin.


  • Actor
  • Musician

Also known as

  • Rubin, Al
  • Mr. Fabulous
  • A Rubin
  • Al Rubin
  • Al Rubin
  • Alan P. Rubin
  • The Blues Brothers Band
  • Alan ''Mr. Fabulous'' Rubin
  • Howard Shore and His Band of Angels


  • Mary Moreno Rubin
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