Arthur Baker


Biography

As a musician, Arthur Baker's entertaining and creative music was in a variety of Hollywood productions. Baker began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the musical "Beat Street" (1984) with Rae Dawn Chong, the action movie "The Goonies" (1985) with Sean Astin and "Sudden Death" (1985) with Denise Coward. His music also appeared in the Molly Ringwald comedy ...

Biography

As a musician, Arthur Baker's entertaining and creative music was in a variety of Hollywood productions. Baker began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the musical "Beat Street" (1984) with Rae Dawn Chong, the action movie "The Goonies" (1985) with Sean Astin and "Sudden Death" (1985) with Denise Coward. His music also appeared in the Molly Ringwald comedy "Pretty in Pink" (1986), the comedic adventure "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986) with Matthew Broderick and the comedic drama "Something Wild" (1986) with Jeff Daniels. In the eighties and the nineties, Baker devoted his time to various credits, such as "Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today?" (1987), "Permanent Record" (1988) and "Listen Up" (1990). He also worked on "Straight Out of Brooklyn" with George T Odom (1991). Baker's music was also featured in the Julia Stiles drama "Save the Last Dance" (2001), "Brown Sugar" (2002) with Taye Diggs and the Cedric The Entertainer comedy adaptation "The Honeymooners" (2005). His music was also featured in the dramatic comedy "ATL" (2006) with Tip "T.I." Harris. Most recently, Baker appeared on "Finding the Funk" (2014).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Modulations (1998)
Beat Street (1984)
Performer

Producer (Feature Film)

Finding the Funk (2013)
Executive Producer
Human Traffic (1999)
Associate Producer
Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today? (1987)
Associate Producer

Music (Feature Film)

Midsommar (2019)
Song
White Boy Rick (2018)
Song
The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
Song
Split (2016)
Song
Harsh Times (2006)
Song
ATL (2006)
Song
The Honeymooners (2005)
Song
Brown Sugar (2002)
Song
Save the Last Dance (2001)
Song
Blade (1998)
Song
Still Breathing (1997)
Song
Reality Bites (1994)
Song
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Song Producer ("What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted" "Cherish" "Barbeque Bess" "Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead" "Rooster Blues" "If I Can Help Somebody" "I'Ll Remember You")
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Song ("Get Into It")
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Music Supervisor
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Music Supervisor
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)
Music Supervisor
Permanent Record (1988)
Song
Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today? (1987)
Song Performer ("Nightmare" "Come On" "Unanswered Prayer")
Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today? (1987)
Songs ("Nightmare" "Come On" "Unanswered Prayer" "You Can'T Blackmail Jesus" "Land Of The Free")
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Music
Pretty In Pink (1986)
Song
The Wraith (1986)
Song
Something Wild (1986)
Song
The Goonies (1985)
Song
Sudden Death (1985)
Music
Beat Street (1984)
Music
Beat Street (1984)
Music Producer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Production Consultant ("Straight Out Of Brooklyn (Hip Hop)")

Music (Special)

Sun City (1985)
Music Producer

Life Events

Bibliography