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Also Known As: Died: June 6, 2006
Born: September 2, 1946 Cause of Death: chronic kidney failure
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Concert For George (2003) as Himself
On the 29th of November 2002, one year to the day that George Harrison passed away, his closest friends gathered to celebrate his life--in the only way they know how, by playing his music. This historic event was captured on film. The first half provides insight into George's spiritual self, as Anou
2.
Wired (1989) as Himself
The short life and fast times of John Belushi.
3.
Blame It on the Night (1984) as Himself
4.
Compleat Beatles, The (1984) as Himself
5.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) as Sergeant Pepper
A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.
6.
The Concert for Bangladesh (1972) as
The 1971 Concert for Bangaladesh organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar is chronicled in this documentary. Two benefit concerts were performed at Madison Square Garden in order to raise money for East Pakistani refugees who were first victims of a cyclone in 1970, and then of the Bangladesh
7.
Let It Be (1970) as
Shortly before their breakup, The Beatles are shown refining several of their songs and recording at Apple, their headquarters on Abbey Road in London. The film ends with a rooftop concert by the group, the resulting traffic jam and reaction of the crowd below.
8.
St. Louis Blues (1958) as W. C. as a boy
Musical biopic about the life of legendary bluesman W.C. Handy.

Music (feature film)

9.
Joyful Noise (2012)
The small town of Pacashau, Georgia has fallen on hard times and is counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition, but discord between the group's two leaders threatens to tear it apart.
10.
Bad Teacher (2011)
Elizabeth Halsey is a foulmouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate teacher. She drinks, gets high, and can't wait to marry a meal ticket to get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiancé, she sets her sights on a rich, handsome substitute while shrugging off the advances of the school gym teacher. The consequences of her wild and outrageous schemes give her students, coworkers, and even herself an education like no other.
11.
Music Never Stopped, The (2011)
A father reconnects with his estranged son who has a brain tumor through the music that embodied the generation gap of the 1960's.
12.
Bad Teacher (2011)
Elizabeth Halsey is a foulmouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate teacher. She drinks, gets high, and can't wait to marry a meal ticket to get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiancé, she sets her sights on a rich, handsome substitute while shrugging off the advances of the school gym teacher. The consequences of her wild and outrageous schemes give her students, coworkers, and even herself an education like no other.
13.
Music Never Stopped, The (2011)
A father reconnects with his estranged son who has a brain tumor through the music that embodied the generation gap of the 1960's.
14.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
In the first year of the German occupation of France, Shosanna Dreyfus witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa. Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema. Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine organizes a group of Jewish American soldiers to perform swift, shocking acts of retribution. Later known to their enemy as "the basterds," Raine's squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark on a mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. Fates converge under a cinema marquis, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own.
15.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
In the first year of the German occupation of France, Shosanna Dreyfus witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa. Shosanna narrowly escapes and flees to Paris where she forges a new identity as the owner and operator of a cinema. Elsewhere in Europe, Lieutenant Aldo Raine organizes a group of Jewish American soldiers to perform swift, shocking acts of retribution. Later known to their enemy as "the basterds," Raine's squad joins German actress and undercover agent Bridget von Hammersmark on a mission to take down the leaders of the Third Reich. Fates converge under a cinema marquis, where Shosanna is poised to carry out a revenge plan of her own.
16.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
A man becomes accidentally magnetized and erases all the tapes in the video store where his best friend works. To save the store, the duo re-enact and re-film every movie that its single loyal customer, an elderly woman, rents.
17.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
A man becomes accidentally magnetized and erases all the tapes in the video store where his best friend works. To save the store, the duo re-enact and re-film every movie that its single loyal customer, an elderly woman, rents.
18.
Talk to Me (2007)
Follows the life of African American ex-convict Petey Greene, who became a radio and television talk show success, but couldn't overcome his alcohol addiction.
19.
Talk to Me (2007)
Follows the life of African American ex-convict Petey Greene, who became a radio and television talk show success, but couldn't overcome his alcohol addiction.
20.
Elf (2003)
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
21.
Elf (2003)
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
22.
Rush Hour 2 (2001) as Song Performer ("Outa Space")
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
23.
Rush Hour 2 (2001) as Song
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
24.
Evolution (2001) as Song ("You Are So Beautiful")
Chaos ensues when a meteor carrying alien life forms crashes in the Arizona desert. This new strain of organism evolves at a rate beyond human imagination and soon the only people standing between the aliens and world domination are Dr. Ira Krane, a community college science professor, his eccentric geologist buddy Harry Block, and wannabe fireman Wayne -- which could be bad news for planet earth!
25.
Steal This Movie (2000) as Song Performer ("Power To The People")
The rise and fall of Abbie Hoffman -- activist, radical, fugitive, lover. With the love of his life, Anita, by his side, Abbie outraged the establishment and seduced his passive generation into action. In 1968, Abbie, Anita, and a small circle of friends founded Yippie! -- a band of revolutionaries
26.
Muppets From Space (1999) as Song Performer ("Outa-Space")
The entire Muppet cast, led by Kermit and Miss Piggy, must save Gonzo and make the world safe for a friendly alien invasion.
27.
Muppets From Space (1999) as Song
The entire Muppet cast, led by Kermit and Miss Piggy, must save Gonzo and make the world safe for a friendly alien invasion.
28.
Get Real (1998) as Song ("You Are So Beatiful")
Steven is a gay 16-year-old in a middle class English suburb. Only his best friend Linda knows about his sexuality, but he is moving towards coming out to his parents and perhaps at school. His big problem, though, is that he fancies the school jock John, a rich hunk who seems out of his league in m
29.
To Die For (1995) as Song Performer ("Nothing From Nothing")
Suzanne Stone is a small town girl with a dream--to become a famous TV personality--a dream that becomes a nightmare when ambition turns into obsession. Disillusioned with her marriage to Larry, she immerses herself in the pursuit of her career and manages to talk her way into a job at the local TV station. She decides to produce a documentary about kids and enlists the help of three teenagers who seem to have little hope for the future: Jimmy, Russell, and Lydia. Together, they form a powerful and dangerous bond which threatens to blow the lid off their seemingly idyllic suburban life forever.
30.
To Die For (1995) as Song
Suzanne Stone is a small town girl with a dream--to become a famous TV personality--a dream that becomes a nightmare when ambition turns into obsession. Disillusioned with her marriage to Larry, she immerses herself in the pursuit of her career and manages to talk her way into a job at the local TV station. She decides to produce a documentary about kids and enlists the help of three teenagers who seem to have little hope for the future: Jimmy, Russell, and Lydia. Together, they form a powerful and dangerous bond which threatens to blow the lid off their seemingly idyllic suburban life forever.
31.
Little Rascals, The (1994) as Song ("You Are So Beautiful")
A group of young boys encounter a problem when one of their own falls for a girl and is no longer able to help out with a go-cart race.
32.
Carlito's Way (1993) as Song ("You Are So Beautiful")
Story about the Puerto Rican Mafia during the 1970s. An ex-con tries to retire from his life of crime but old ties seem to make it impossible.
33.
Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia, The (1991) as Song Performer ("It'S So Easy")
Travis Child is an aspiring country singer who plays in small clubs as he travels across the country with his younger sister Amanda who is his manager. Since Travis tends to drink too much and get involved with the wrong women, Amanda frequently has to get him out of trouble. While they are staying
34.
Wired (1989) as Song ("You Are So Beautiful")
The short life and fast times of John Belushi.
35.
Two Moon Junction (1988) as Song ("You Are So Beautiful")
In the Deep South, a Southern belle named April has everything she could want, including a plantation, beauty and an aristocratic beau... that is, until she meets Perry, a roustabout with whom she has a torrid, sensual affair.
36.
Eddie Murphy Raw (1987) as Song ("Nothing From Nothing")
Eddie Murphy is seen performing his stand-up act in a show that was filmed at New York City's Felt Forum in Madison Square Garden. Highlights include Murphy expounding on love, sex, and marriage in the 1980s and entertaining the audience with his celebrity impressions.
37.
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) as Song ("It'S A Matter Of Time")
Jerry is a homeless man who decides to commit suicide by drowning himself in the Whiteman's Beverly Hills swimming pool. After Mr. Whiteman rescues him, Jerry's presence has an impact on the dysfunctional family's lifestyle.
38.
Body and Soul (1982) as Song Performer ("You Make Me Feel Born Again")
Leon is a studying to become a doctor, and boxes in the Golden Glove for fun. But when his younger sister needs expensive medical treatments immediately, Leon decides to put aside his medical studies ang go after the boxing title for the prize money. Leon becomes the champ, and by indulging in all of the shallow temptations that come with his sucess, he alienates everyone he loves and loses all that he once cared about. Eventually realizes his mistakes and hopes it is not too late to redeem himself.
39.
Below The Belt (1980) as Song Performer
A waitress aims for the big time when she takes up pro wrestling.
40.
Angel City (1980)
Ralph Waite stars as the head of a rural mountain family that journeys to south Florida as migrant workers only to find themselves trapped in a squalid labor camp controlled by money-hungry Mitchell Ryan and his two henchmen.
41.
Below The Belt (1980) as Music Director (Vocals)
A waitress aims for the big time when she takes up pro wrestling.
42.
When A Stranger Calls (1979) as Song Performer ("Space Race")
High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately?" After notifying the police, Jill is told that the calls are coming from inside the house...
43.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) as Song Performer ("Get Back")
A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.
44.
Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977) as Song Performer ("My Country 'Tis Of Thee")
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President revels details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.
45.
Citizens Band (1977) as Song ("You Are So Beautiful")
This movie interlaces the stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio. Paul LeMat is the local CB coordinator who has time for little else in his life. His father, Roberts Blossom is a sour old man who is nice on the radio. Charles Napier is a trucker hospitalized after an accident, with hilarious consequences.
46.
Flash and the Firecat (1975) as Song Performer ("Nothing From Nothing")
Flash and Firecat speed around California in their dune buggy, stealing and keeping one step ahead of the police.
47.
Flash and the Firecat (1975) as Song
Flash and Firecat speed around California in their dune buggy, stealing and keeping one step ahead of the police.
48.
Flash and the Firecat (1975) as Music
Flash and Firecat speed around California in their dune buggy, stealing and keeping one step ahead of the police.
49.
Slaughter (1972) as Composer
Ex-green beret Jim Brown stars as Slaughter, a man who avenges the gangland murder of his parents by massacring half of Central America.
50.
The Concert for Bangladesh (1972) as Composer
The 1971 Concert for Bangaladesh organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar is chronicled in this documentary. Two benefit concerts were performed at Madison Square Garden in order to raise money for East Pakistani refugees who were first victims of a cyclone in 1970, and then of the Bangladesh

Cast (special)

51.
Come Together: A Night For John Lennon (2001)
Celebrities honor musician John Lennon in a concert to benefit the American Red Cross, September 11th Fund, International Association of Fire Fighters, New York Fraternal Order of Police WTC Fund, The National Organization for Victim Assistance, and The Twin Towers Fund, in addition to the Violence
52.
Jimi & Sly: The Skin I'm In (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary chronicling the major shifts in American music and culture in the late 1960s, with particular emphasis on the careers of guitar virtuoso Jimi Hendrix and rock group Sly and the Family Stone.
53.
VH1 Presents the '70s (1996)
Five-part retrospective of the popular music of the 1970s.
54.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1993)
Broadcast of the sixteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished award recipients of the 1993 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: entertainer Johnny Carson, Dance Theater of Harlem founder Arthur Mitchell, conductor Georg Solti, composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, and gospel singe
55.
Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten, The (1992) as Voice Of Marvelous Moose
An animated special in which cartoon animals tell in song and story the meaning of the Ten Commandments.
56.
Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul (1992)
A documentary profiling the career of singer/composer/pianist Ray Charles.
57.
Liberty Weekend (1986)
ABC's extensive coverage of "Liberty Weekend" includes over 17 hours of scheduled telecasting, beginning on July 2, 1986, with a "Liberty Weekend Preview" and ending on July 6, with the closing ceremonies from Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Other major events in the marathon coverage include the Open
58.
Motown Returns to the Apollo (1985)
Taped before a live audience at the Apollo Theatre in New York City on May 4, 1985, top headliners celebrate the 50th anniversary and official reopening of New York's world-famed theater. The concert, hosted by Bill Cosby, was a benefit for the Africare/Ethiopian Relief Fund.
59.
Rock Comedy (1982)
The pilot episode for "Laugh Trax." Sketches and blackouts coupled with rock music by the top name performers.

Music (special)

60.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1993) as Song Performer ("Packin' Up")
Broadcast of the sixteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished award recipients of the 1993 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: entertainer Johnny Carson, Dance Theater of Harlem founder Arthur Mitchell, conductor Georg Solti, composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, and gospel singe
61.
Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten, The (1992) as Song Performer
An animated special in which cartoon animals tell in song and story the meaning of the Ten Commandments.

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