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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Without You, I'm Nothing (1990)
Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.

Music (feature film)

2.
Clubbed (2009)
Danny--a lonely factory worker intimidated by life--is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of a total breakdown he decides to fight back. He meets a group of night-club doormen who take him i
3.
Clubbed (2009)
Danny--a lonely factory worker intimidated by life--is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of a total breakdown he decides to fight back. He meets a group of night-club doormen who take him i
4.
Soul Men (2008)
The two remaining members of the popular soul band, The Real Deal, from the 1970's, Floyd Henderson, now a retired businessman, and ne'er-do-well, ex-convict, Louis Hinds, take a road trip to the Apollo Theater for a musical tribute to their recently deceased front man, Marcus Hook. As they travel c
5.
Norbit (2007)
Norbit has never had it easy. As a baby, he was abandoned on the steps of a Chinese restaurant/orphanage and raised by Mr. Wong. Things get worse when he's forced into marriage by the mean, junk food-chugging queen, Rasputia. Just when Norbit's hanging by his last thread, his childhood sweetheart, Kate, moves back to town.
6.
Norbit (2007)
Norbit has never had it easy. As a baby, he was abandoned on the steps of a Chinese restaurant/orphanage and raised by Mr. Wong. Things get worse when he's forced into marriage by the mean, junk food-chugging queen, Rasputia. Just when Norbit's hanging by his last thread, his childhood sweetheart, Kate, moves back to town.
7.
For One Night (2006)
With the help of a newspaper reporter, a young high school student challenges the 50-year tradition of her small town's racially segregated proms.
8.
Our America (2002)
Based on a true story about two African-American teens who live on the South side of Chicago, in one of the most impoverished ghettos in the United States. David Isay, a producer from National Public Radio (NPR), selects these teens to do a sound portrait about their life in the ghetto. Under Isay's
9.
Just a Dream (2002)
In 1960, 12-year-old Henry Sturbuck, the son of a doctor, strikes up a friendship with J.M., the town mechanic. Dr. Sturbuck, despite the objections of his wife, Maureen, arranges for Henry to work part-time during the summer for Cindy Wilder, owner of a local bar. There, Henry meets Cecil Running B
10.
Killing Yard, The (2001)
A courtroom drama about the aftermath of the 1971 riots at New York's Attica State Penitentiary, focusing on the story of Shango, an African-American inmate indicted for the murder of two white fellow prisoners during the revolt. Even though he'd been extremely ill, Ernie Goodman, one of America's m
11.
Ruby Bridges (1998)
Fact-based dramatization of the triumph of six-year-old Ruby Bridges, one of the first African-American students to integrate a public elementary school in New Orleans. She overcomes the difficulties and challenges of her situation with the help of teacher Barbara Henry; psychiatrist Dr. Robert Cole
12.
Men in Black (1997) as Song ("Men In Black")
A hot-shot police officer gets mixed up in an alien invasion.
13.
America's Dream (1996)
Adaptation of three short stories by black writers, Maya Angelou, Richard Wright and John Henrik Clarke. In "Long Black Song," set in 1938, a Southern cotton farmer discovers that his wife has had an affair with a white salesman. In "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black," set in 1948, an elementary scho
14.
Without You, I'm Nothing (1990) as Background Vocals; Music; Timbales Player
Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.
15.
Big (1988) as Song Performer ("Forget Me Nots")
Through a carnival wishing machine, a 12-year-old boy is transferred into the body of a 35-year-old man.
16.
Dominick And Eugene (1988) as Song Performer ("Somewhere")
Story of twin brothers, one of whom is studying to be a doctor, and is being put through medical school by his mentally handicapped sibling.
17.
Big (1988) as Song
Through a carnival wishing machine, a 12-year-old boy is transferred into the body of a 35-year-old man.
18.
Hollywood Shuffle (1987) as Music Arranger
19.
Hollywood Shuffle (1987) as Music; Music Director

Misc. Crew (feature film)

20.
Without You, I'm Nothing (1990)
Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.
21.
Without You, I'm Nothing (1990)
Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.

Cast (special)

22.
30th NAACP Image Awards (1999)
Coverage of the 30th NAACP Image Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The Image Awards honor the positive portrayals of African-Americans in film, television, literature and recording. This year's theme, "30 Years of Celebrating, 90 Years of Courage," also celebrates the 90th anni
23.
26th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1994)
An awards special presented by the National Association of Colored People honoring African-Americans and other minorities who have presented positive images to the public through their work in film, music, television and sports.
24.
Comic Relief V (1992)
A live broadcast of the fifth annual "Comic Relief" fundraiser to help homeless Americans.
25.
Playing the Nutroll: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime IV (1989)
The fourth "HBO Comedy Hour" starring Robert Townsend and guest standup comedians, singers, and musicians.

Music (special)

26.
46th Annual Grammy Awards, The (2004) as Music Conductor
Live coverage of this annual event celebrating top honors in music.
27.
31st Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (2000) as Music Arranger
Coverage of the 31st annual NAACP Image Awards from Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
28.
31st Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (2000) as Music Director
Coverage of the 31st annual NAACP Image Awards from Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.
29.
Cora Unashamed (2000) as Music
An adaptation of a story by Langston Hughes that focuses on the stories of black and white families in 1916-31 Iowa. Cora, an African-American woman living in an all-white Iowa town in the 1930s, gives up her livelihood and security in order to speak the truth about the tragic deaths of two children
30.
30th NAACP Image Awards (1999) as Music Arranger
Coverage of the 30th NAACP Image Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The Image Awards honor the positive portrayals of African-Americans in film, television, literature and recording. This year's theme, "30 Years of Celebrating, 90 Years of Courage," also celebrates the 90th anni
31.
30th NAACP Image Awards (1999) as Music Director
Coverage of the 30th NAACP Image Awards presentation from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The Image Awards honor the positive portrayals of African-Americans in film, television, literature and recording. This year's theme, "30 Years of Celebrating, 90 Years of Courage," also celebrates the 90th anni
32.
29th NAACP Image Awards, The (1998) as Music Arranger
Annual broadcast of the NAACP Image Awards, which honors positive portrayals of African-Americans in the areas of television, film and music.
33.
29th NAACP Image Awards, The (1998) as Music Director
Annual broadcast of the NAACP Image Awards, which honors positive portrayals of African-Americans in the areas of television, film and music.
34.
28th NAACP Image Awards (1997) as Music Director; Music Arrangements
The NAACP honors individuals who have contributed positive portrayals of African-Americans in film, television, literature and music.
35.
27th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1996) as Music Arrangements; Music Director
Prime-time debut of the NAACP Image Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The awards honor individuals who have contributed positive portrayals in film, television, literature and music.
36.
River of Steel (1994) as Music
Chronicle of the Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT), New York's first subway line -- shown through home movies from the 1920s, archival photographs, and antique postcards.
37.
25th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1993) as Music Arranger
Broadcast of the 25th annual NAACP Image Awards presentation, honoring those who have made a contribution to the image of African-Americans in the motion picture, television and recording industries.
38.
19th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1993) as Theme Music
A live presentation of The People's Choice Awards honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup poll.
39.
19th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1993) as Music Director
A live presentation of The People's Choice Awards honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup poll.
40.
25th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1993) as Music Director
Broadcast of the 25th annual NAACP Image Awards presentation, honoring those who have made a contribution to the image of African-Americans in the motion picture, television and recording industries.
41.
24th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1992) as Music Arranger
A presentation of "The 24th Annual NAACP Image Awards" honoring those who have made a positive contribution to the image of African-Americans in the motion picture, television, and recording industries.
42.
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Emmy Theme Music
A live presentation of the 44th annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
43.
Comic Relief V (1992) as Music Director
A live broadcast of the fifth annual "Comic Relief" fundraiser to help homeless Americans.
44.
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Music Director
A live presentation of the 44th annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
45.
24th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1992) as Music Director
A presentation of "The 24th Annual NAACP Image Awards" honoring those who have made a positive contribution to the image of African-Americans in the motion picture, television, and recording industries.
46.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991) as Orchestrations
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
47.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991) as Emmy Theme
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
48.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991) as Music Director
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
49.
23rd Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1991) as Music Director
A presentation of the twenty-third annual NAACP "Image Awards" honoring those who have made a positive contribution to the image of African-Americans in the motion picture, television and recording industries.
50.
Meeting, The (1989) as Music Supervisor
A drama that speculates on what might have happened to the Civil Rights movement in the United States had Malcolm X and Martin Luther King joined forces. In a fictional meeting, set in a room at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem, the two black leaders explore their philosophies as they argue with each oth
51.
Playing the Nutroll: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime IV (1989) as Music Director
The fourth "HBO Comedy Hour" starring Robert Townsend and guest standup comedians, singers, and musicians.
52.
Mutiny Has Just Begun: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime III, The (1989) as Music Director
A variety special featuring comedian Robert Townsend and his guests performing music, dance, and stand-up comedy. Scripted film segments and audience participation are also included.
53.
Take No Prisoners: Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime II (1988) as Music Director
A comedy special featuring Robert Townsend in stand-up routines, as well as music, film clips, and special guest stars.

Misc. Crew (special)

54.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991)
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
55.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991) as Tributes Score
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.

Music (TV Mini-Series)

56.
Fire & Ice (2001) as Song Performer ("Days Gone By" "Softly" "Traverse")
57.
Fire & Ice (2001) as Song ("Days Gone By" "Softly" "Traverse")

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

58.
Women of Brewster Place, The (1989)
A miniseries about the intertwining stories of seven black women who live in a tenement on a street named Brewster Place. Over the course of several decades, each, in her own way, struggles to overcome crushing poverty and the devastation of dreams and hopes that have gone unfulfilled. Ultimately, t

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