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Harry Belafonte

Soundtrack | Actor | Producer
KNOWN FOR 
Sing Your Song (2011) | When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (2006– ) | Free to Be... You & Me (1974)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 7 nominations More »
AKA 
Harry Belafonté | Harry Bellafonte
BORN 
Mar 1, 1927 (age 88)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (34 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Nas: Time Is IllmaticNas: Time Is Illmatic Thanks  Less 2014 $109K
  • Primary photo for The SquareThe Square Special Thanks  Less 2013 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Last White KnightThe Last White Knight Himself, Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Violet & DaisyViolet & Daisy Performer ("Mama Look a Boo Boo")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Sing Your SongSing Your Song Himself, Performer ("Another Man Done Gone", "And I Love You So", "Day-O", "Give Us Our Land", "Hallelujah I Love Her So", "Island in the Sun", "Jump in the Line", "Lean on Me", "Mark Twain", "Nongoongod (To Those We Love)", "Oh Freedom", "Suzanne (Every Night When the Sun Goes Down)", "There's a Hole in the Bucket"), Writer ("Bald Headed Woman", "Coconut Woman", "Hold 'Em Joe", "In That Great Gettin' Up Morning", "Island in the Sun", "Jump Down Spin Around", "Jump in the Line", "Man Smart Woman Smarter", "Mark Twain", "Mo Yet", "My Baby's Not Around", "Oh Freedom", "Sister Suzy", "Suzanne (Every Night When the Sun Goes Down)", "There's a Hole in the Bucket", "When the Saints Go Marching In")  Less 2011 $48K
  • Primary photo for Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus!Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! Special Thanks  Less 2010 CAD 35K
  • Primary photo for The BakerThe Baker Performer ("Jump in the Line")  Less 2007 $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for Joe Strummer: The Future Is UnwrittenJoe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Performer ("Day-O")  Less 2007 $248K
  • Primary photo for BobbyBobby Nelson  Less 2006 $14MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for The Lazarus ChildThe Lazarus Child Writer ("Turn Around")  Less 2005 $25MM
  • Primary photo for BreatheBreathe (Short) Spokesperson  Less 2005 $150K
  • Primary photo for Beyond the SeaBeyond the Sea Writer ("Jump Down, Spin Around" (1958))  Less 2004 $23MM $6.1MM
  • Primary photo for Life and DebtLife and Debt Performer ("Day-O" (The Banana Boat Song)), Writer ("Island in the Sun")  Less 2001 $241K
  • Primary photo for Belle mamanBelle maman Writer ("Coconut Woman")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Scandalize My Name: Stories from the BlacklistScandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Kansas CityKansas City Seldom Seen  Less 1996 $19MM $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for Squish StorySquish Story Performer ("The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Grumpier Old MenGrumpier Old Men Performer ("Jump In The Line (Shake Señora)"), Writer ("Jump In The Line (Shake Señora)")  Less 1995 $25MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for White Man's BurdenWhite Man's Burden Thaddeus Thomas  Less 1995 $7MM $3.8MM
  • Primary photo for The Muppet Christmas CarolThe Muppet Christmas Carol Writer ("Island in the Sun")  Less 1992 $12MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for The PlayerThe Player Harry Belafonte  Less 1992 $8MM $22MM
  • Primary photo for BeetlejuiceBeetlejuice The Balladeer (voice) (uncredited), Performer ("Day-O", "Man Smart, Woman Smarter", "Sweethart from Venezuela", "Jump in the Line (Shake Señora)")  Less 1988 $15MM $73MM
  • Primary photo for Club ParadiseClub Paradise Writer ("Island In The Sun")  Less 1986 $15MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Beat StreetBeat Street Composer, Music Producer, Producer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Mother's Meat Freuds FleshMother's Meat Freuds Flesh Writer ("Trio Theme - Banana Boat Song")  Less 1984 CAD 20K
  • Primary photo for Uptown Saturday NightUptown Saturday Night Geechie Dan Beauford  Less 1974 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Buck and the PreacherBuck and the Preacher Preacher, Producer (uncredited)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Angel LevineThe Angel Levine Alexander Levine, Producer (uncredited)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to MemphisKing: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis Himself, Particular Thanks For Contributing Their Talents  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Odds Against TomorrowOdds Against Tomorrow Johnny Ingram, Co-Producer (uncredited), Performer ("My Baby's Not Around", "All Men Are Evil"), Writer ("My Baby's Not Around", "All Men Are Evil")  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The World, the Flesh and the DevilThe World, the Flesh and the Devil Ralph Burton, Producer (uncredited), Performer ("I DON'T LIKE IT HERE", "GOTTA TRAVEL ON", "FIFTEEN"), Writer ("I DON'T LIKE IT HERE")  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Island in the SunIsland in the Sun David Boyeur, Performer ("Island in the Sun"), Writer ("Island in the Sun")  Less 1957 $2.2MM $8MM
  • Primary photo for Carmen JonesCarmen Jones Joe, Performer ("YOU TALK JUS' LIKE MY MAW", "DIS FLOWER", "FINAL DUET", "STRING ME HIGH ON A TREE")  Less 1954 $750K
  • Primary photo for Bright RoadBright Road Mr. Williams - School Principal, Performer ("Suzanne (Ev'ry Night When the Sun Goes Down)") (uncredited), Writer ("Suzanne (Ev'ry Night When the Sun Goes Down)") (uncredited)  Less 1953
Past Television (37 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Sinatra: All or Nothing at AllSinatra: All or Nothing at All (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2015), Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 2
    • Part 2 (Apr 6, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Part 1 (Apr 5, 2015) Himself (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Danny Boy: The Ballad That Bewitched the WorldDanny Boy: The Ballad That Bewitched the World (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Danny Boy") (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Coconut Woman") (1 episode, 2008), Performer ("Jump in the Line") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2008–2012 3
    • Performance Show: Week Five (Apr 10, 2012) Soundtrack  Less
    • Round Two (Mar 23, 2009) Performer ("Jump in the Line") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #7.2 (Sep 23, 2008) Performer ("Coconut Woman") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Performer ("We Are The Wave") (1 episode, 2011), Self (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2011–2012 2
  • Primary photo for Some Jerk with a CameraSome Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) Performer ("Jump In The Line") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Performer ("Jump in the Line") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1996–2007), Arranger ("Bald Headed Woman") (1 episode, 2005), Performer ("Bald Headed Woman") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 1996–2007 5
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  • Primary photo for Torvill & Dean's Dancing on IceTorvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) Performer ("Mr. Bojangles") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Episode #1.6 (Aug 15, 2006) Performer ("Mr. Bojangles")  Less
  • Primary photo for PB&J OtterPB&J Otter (TV Series) Ice Moose (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Swing VoteSwing Vote (TV Movie) Will Dunn  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for An Evening with Harry Belafonte & FriendsAn Evening with Harry Belafonte & Friends (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer, Performer ("We Are The Wave", "Turn The World Around", "Island In The Sun", "Skin To Skin", "Kwela (Listen To The Man)", "Eyala", "Matilda", "Dangerous Times", "The Glow Of Lightness", "Try To Remember", "Paradise In Gazankulu", "Eyando", "Jamaica Farewell", "The Banana Boat Song (Day-O)")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for TohuwabohuTohuwabohu (TV Series) Performer ("Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • Reg. Nr. 27 (1996) Performer ("Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The AffairThe Affair (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Magician (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Host (7 episodes, 1968–1973), Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1968–1992 8
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  • Primary photo for The Wonder YearsThe Wonder Years (TV Series) Performer ("Try to Remember") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Little Debbie (Nov 7, 1990) Performer ("Try to Remember") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive EncounterThe Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Special) Performer ("Angelina")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Frank's PlaceFrank's Place (TV Series) Performer ("Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)") (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • The Bum Out Front (Jan 4, 1988) Performer ("Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Harry Belafonte in ConcertHarry Belafonte in Concert (TV Special) Himself - Host, Producer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Schöne FerienSchöne Ferien (TV Series) Performer ("Island in the Sun") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Roots of RhythmRoots of Rhythm (TV Series) Host (3 episodes, 1984), Himself - Narrator  Less 1984 3
  • Primary photo for Parade of StarsParade of Stars (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Say a Prayer for a Stranger")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Grambling's White TigerGrambling's White Tiger (TV Movie) Coach Eddie Robinson  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Performer ("Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)", "Turn the World Around") (1 episode, 1979), Himself - Special Guest Star (1 episode, 1979), Writer ("Turn the World Around") (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Harry Belafonte (Feb 17, 1979) Himself - Special Guest Star, Performer ("Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)", "Turn the World Around") (uncredited), Writer ("Turn the World Around") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dolly and Carol in NashvilleDolly and Carol in Nashville (TV Movie) Writer ("Turn Around")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Free to Be... You & MeFree to Be... You & Me (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Parents Are People")  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young PeopleThe CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for RCA's Opening NightRCA's Opening Night (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Jamaica Farewell", "Auntie Mary") (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Film NightFilm Night (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971), Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1971–1972 2
  • Primary photo for That GirlThat Girl (TV Series) Lyrics ("Turn Around") (1 episode, 1969), Music ("Turn Around") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • My Sister's Keeper (Feb 6, 1969) Lyrics ("Turn Around") (uncredited), Music ("Turn Around") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967), Executive Producer (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Strolling '20sThe Strolling '20s (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer, Producer  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1965), Performer ("The Breaks", "Girls in Their Summer Dresses", "Raindrop", "Walk On", "Opa Neena Neena Naee", "Hava Naguila") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #3.1 (Sep 15, 1965) Himself, Performer ("The Breaks", "Girls in Their Summer Dresses", "Raindrop", "Walk On", "Opa Neena Neena Naee", "Hava Naguila")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Academy AwardsThe 28th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer, Performer ("Unchained Melody")  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Vince (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Front Row CenterFront Row Center (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Parting the WatersParting the Waters (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer  Less 2000– 
Self (163 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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