Shelton Brooks brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Brooks kickstarted his acting career with films like "Double Deal" (1939) starring Monte Hawley. He had an early role on the television special "Johnny Carson Presents the Sun City Scandals '72" (NBC, 1971-72). Brooks also contributed music to the Roy Scheider adaptation "All That Jazz" (1979). Brooks was also credited in "Forbidden City U.S.A" (1989), "Book of Love" (1991) and "The Last September" (2000). Brooks was most recently credited in "Cesar Chavez" (2014). Brooks passed away in September 1975 at the age of 89.