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Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds

Soundtrack | Producer | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
Bad Boys (1995) | Fight Club (1999) | Ghostbusters II (1989)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations More »
AKA 
Babyface | Kenneth Edmonds
BORN 
Apr 10, 1958 (age 57)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (45 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Wedding RingerThe Wedding Ringer Writer ("I'll Make Love To You") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2015 $23MM $64MM
  • Primary photo for Step Up All InStep Up All In Writer ("Every Little Step") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2014 $15MM
  • Primary photo for BlendedBlended Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2014 $40MM $46MM
  • Primary photo for Muppets Most WantedMuppets Most Wanted Writer ("End Of The Road")  Less 2014 $50MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for Pink: The Truth About Love Tour - Live from MelbournePink: The Truth About Love Tour - Live from Melbourne Writer ("Most Girls") (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Pitch PerfectPitch Perfect Writer ("I'll Make Love to You", "Riff Off: Mickey/Like A Virgin/Hit Me With Your Best Shot/It Must Have Been Love/S & M/Let's Talk About Sex/I'll Make Love To You/Feels Like The First Time/No Diggity" (uncredited))  Less 2012 $17MM $65MM
  • Primary photo for Think Like a ManThink Like a Man Writer ("Woo")  Less 2012 $12MM $92MM
  • Primary photo for American ReunionAmerican Reunion Writer ("I'll Make Love To You")  Less 2012 $50MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Chikara JoshiMania Night IIChikara JoshiMania Night II (Video) Producer ("On Our Own") (as Babyface), Writer ("On Our Own") (as Babyface)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Our Family WeddingOur Family Wedding Performer ("Soon As I Get Home") (as Babyface), Writer ("Soon As I Get Home") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2010 $14MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for Madonna: Celebration - The Video CollectionMadonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) Writer ("Take a Bow")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Bob ZulaThe Bob Zula (Short) Writer ("We Belong Together")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Happy FeetHappy Feet Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2006 $100MM $198MM
  • Primary photo for The 40-Year-Old VirginThe 40-Year-Old Virgin Writer ("Red Light Special") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2005 $26MM $109MM
  • Primary photo for A Time for DancingA Time for Dancing Writer ("Baby Come to Me")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for ShowtimeShowtime Performer ("Showtime" (2002)) (as Babyface), Producer ("Showtime" (2002)) (as Babyface), Writer ("Showtime" (2002)) (as K. Edmonds)  Less 2002 $85MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for How HighHow High Writer ("How High Pt. II") (as Kenneth Edmonds)  Less 2001 $12MM $31MM
  • Primary photo for Josie and the PussycatsJosie and the Pussycats The Chief (uncredited), Music Producer, Executive Producer (as Kenneth Edmonds), Producer ("3 Small Words", "Pretend To Be Nice", "Spin Around", "You Don't See Me", "You're A Star") (as Babyface), Writer ("You Don't See Me", "Come On") (as Babyface)  Less 2001 $22MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for DuetsDuets Performer ("Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)") (as Babyface), Producer ("Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)")  Less 2000 $15MM $4.7MM
  • Primary photo for Whitney Houston: The Greatest HitsWhitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (Video) Music Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for PunksPunks Executive Producer  Less 2000 $148K
  • Primary photo for Anna and the KingAnna and the King Music ("How Can I Not Love You"), Producer ("How Can I Not Love You")  Less 1999 $75MM $39MM
  • Primary photo for Light It UpLight It Up Executive Producer, Writer ("If Only in Heaven's Eyes") (as "Babyface")  Less 1999 $13MM $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) Writer ("Take a Bow") (as Babyface)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Fight ClubFight Club Writer ("SPLENDID & 4M15")  Less 1999 $63MM $37MM
  • Primary photo for The Prince of EgyptThe Prince of Egypt Music ("When You Believe") (as Babyface), Producer ("When You Believe") (as Babyface)  Less 1998 $70MM $101MM
  • Primary photo for Simon BirchSimon Birch Performer ("You Were There"), Writer ("You Were There")  Less 1998 $30MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for Can't Hardly WaitCan't Hardly Wait Writer ("I'll Make Love To You") (as Babyface)  Less 1998 $10MM $25MM
  • Primary photo for Hav PlentyHav Plenty Lloyd Banks, Executive Producer  Less 1997 $650K $2.3MM
  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food Band Member #1, Executive Music Producer, Executive Producer, Performer ("I Said I Love You"), Producer ("A Song for Mama", "I Care 'Bout You", "We're Not Makin' Love No More", "You Are the Man", "Boys and Girls", "Baby I") (as Babyface), Writer ("A Song for Mama", "I Care 'Bout You", "We're Not Makin' Love No More", "You Are the Man", "Slow Jam", "Boys and Girls", "Baby I", "I Said I Love You", "Young Girl", "Have I Never")  Less 1997 $7.5MM $43MM
  • Primary photo for Booty CallBooty Call Performer ("Everytime I Close My Eyes") (as Babyface), Producer ("Everytime I Close My Eyes") (as Babyface), Writer ("Everytime I Close My Eyes") (as Babyface)  Less 1997 $20MM
  • Primary photo for The Preacher's WifeThe Preacher's Wife Writer ("My Heart Is Calling")  Less 1996 $40MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Get on the BusGet on the Bus Writer ("On The Line") (as Babayface)  Less 1996 $2.4MM $5.7MM
  • Primary photo for Waiting to ExhaleWaiting to Exhale Composer, Executive Producer (soundtrack album) (as Babyface), Producer ("Exhale (Shoop Shoop)", "Why Does It Hurt So Bad?", "Count On Me", "Wey U", "All Night Long", "Love Will Be Waiting At Home", "Sittin' Up In My Room", "And I Gave My Love To You", "My Love, Sweet Love", "Not Gon' Cry", "My Funny Valentine", "How Could You Call Her Baby?", "Let It Flow", "Kissing You", "It Hurts Like Hell", "This Is How It Works", "Somewhere There Is a Love", "That Shit Turns Me On") (as Babyface), Writer ("Exhale (Shoop Shoop)", "Why Does It Hurt So Bad?", "Count On Me", "Wey U", "All Night Long", "Love Will Be Waiting At Home", "Sittin' Up In My Room", "And I Gave My Love To You", "My Love, Sweet Love", "Not Gon' Cry", "How Could You Call Her Baby?", "Let It Flow", "Kissing You", "It Hurts Like Hell", "This Is How It Works", "Somewhere There Is a Love", "That Shit Turns Me On") (as Babyface)  Less 1995 $16MM $66MM
  • Primary photo for Bad BoysBad Boys Performer ("Someone to Love") (as Babyface), Producer ("Someone to Love") (as Babyface), Writer ("Someone to Love") (as Babyface)  Less 1995 $19MM $66MM
  • Primary photo for Babyface: The Making of The DayBabyface: The Making of The Day (Short) Musician  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The PagemasterThe Pagemaster Performer ("Dream Away") (as Babyface)  Less 1994 $27MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Ghost in the MachineGhost in the Machine Writer ("Girls Gonna Getcha") (as Babyface)  Less 1993 $12MM $4.9MM
  • Primary photo for Poetic JusticePoetic Justice Performer ("Well Alright") (as Babyface), Producer ("Well Alright") (as Babyface)  Less 1993 $14MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for The BodyguardThe Bodyguard Producer ("Queen of the Night") (as Babyface), Writer ("Queen of the Night") (as Babyface)  Less 1992 $25MM $122MM
  • Primary photo for BoomerangBoomerang Soundtrack (as Babyface), Performer ("Give U My Heart") (as Babyface), Producer ("Tonight Is Right", "End of the Road", "Reversal of a Dog", "Don't Wanna Love You", "Love Shoulda Brought You Home", "There You Go", "Give U My Heart") (as Babyface)  Less 1992 $40MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for Tango & CashTango & Cash Performer ("It's No Crime") (as Babyface)  Less 1989 $55MM $63MM
  • Primary photo for The WizardThe Wizard Writer ("Don't Be Cruel")  Less 1989 $6MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for Ghostbusters IIGhostbusters II Producer ("On Our Own") (as Babyface), Writer ("On Our Own") (as Babyface)  Less 1989 $37MM $112MM
  • Primary photo for Out of BoundsOut of Bounds Producer ("SO MANY THANGZ") (as Babyface), Writer ("SO MANY THANGZ") (as Babyface)  Less 1986 $5.1MM
Past Television (38 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Kimmy Goes on a Date! (Mar 6, 2015) Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WhitneyWhitney (TV Movie) Writer ("I'm Your Baby Tonight", "Every Little Step")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("I'll Make Love To You") (1 episode, 2008), Soundtrack (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Try") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2008–2014 3
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Slave to the Rhythm") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Best Thing I Never Had") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012–2014 2
  • Primary photo for 2014 Billboard Music Awards2014 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Slave to the Rhythm")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for American Music Awards 2013American Music Awards 2013 (TV Special) Producer ("Tattooed Heart"), Writer ("Tattooed Heart")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself (3 episodes, 1994–2013), Musical Guest (1 episode, 1994), Writer ("Woo") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Don't Be Cruel") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 1994–2013 6
    • Episode #22.12 (Oct 8, 2013) Himself - Musical Guest (as Babyface)  Less
    • Episode #20.84 (Feb 8, 2012) Writer ("Woo") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #19.162 (Jun 13, 2011) Writer ("Don't Be Cruel") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Voice of the PhilippinesThe Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #1.15 (Aug 3, 2013) Writer ("I'll Make Love to You")  Less
  • Primary photo for New GirlNew Girl (TV Series) Writer ("I'll Make Love To You") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Virgins (Apr 30, 2013) Writer ("I'll Make Love To You") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sarah G LiveSarah G Live (TV Series) Writer ("How Could an Angel Break My Heart") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("End of the Road") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Don't Be Cruel") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #2.159 (Oct 15, 2010) Writer ("Don't Be Cruel") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("End of the Road") (2 episodes, 2004–2005), Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("We Belong Together") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("End of the Road') (1 episode, 2005), Writer ("How Could an Angel Break My Heart") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2004–2010 6
    • Episode #7.9 (Oct 2, 2010) Writer ("How Could an Angel Break My Heart") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #7.8 (Sep 26, 2010) Writer ("We Belong Together") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #5.11 (Oct 11, 2008) Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (uncredited)  Less
    Show more
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("End of the Road") (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
    • 2010 Grand Finale (Aug 29, 2010) Writer ("End of the Road") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #10.1 (Jun 27, 2010) Writer ("End of the Road") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("End of the Road") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Writer ("When You Believe") (2 episodes, 2009), Writer ("I'll Make Love to You", "End of the Road") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 3
    • Episode #1.66 (Dec 14, 2009) Writer ("When You Believe") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.63 (Dec 9, 2009) Writer ("When You Believe")  Less
    • Episode #1.48 (Nov 18, 2009) Writer ("I'll Make Love to You", "End of the Road")  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Writer ("Humpin' Around") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Top 8 Perform (Oct 5, 2009) Writer ("Humpin' Around")  Less
  • Primary photo for It Takes TwoIt Takes Two (TV Series) Lyrics ("When You Believe") (1 episode, 2008), Music ("When You Believe") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #3.4 (Mar 4, 2008) Lyrics ("When You Believe"), Music ("When You Believe")  Less
  • Primary photo for Stage BlackStage Black (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2007–2008
  • Primary photo for College HillCollege Hill (TV Series) Executive Producer (2 episodes, 2004–2005)  Less 2004–2005 2
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Every Little Step") (2 episodes, 2003), Writer ("Exhale (Shoop Shoop)") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("End of the Road") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 4
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  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Try It On My Own") (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 2
    • Squeaking In... (Jul 29, 2003) Writer ("Try It On My Own")  Less
    • Wildcards! (Jul 28, 2003) Writer ("Try It On My Own")  Less
  • Primary photo for Boston PublicBoston Public (TV Series) Writer ("Try It On My Own") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Deutschland sucht den SuperstarDeutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("End of the Road") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("Superwoman") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for My Own Private OshawaMy Own Private Oshawa (TV Movie) Writer ("Queen of the Night") (as Kenny Edmonds)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Darrell Hart (1 episode, 2001), Executive Producer  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Lyrics ("How Can I Not Love You") (1 episode, 1999), Producer ("How Can I Not Love You") (1 episode, 1999), Music ("How Can I Not Love You") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Anna and the King: A Modern Epic (Dec 1999) Lyrics ("How Can I Not Love You"), Music ("How Can I Not Love You"), Producer ("How Can I Not Love You")  Less
  • Primary photo for Soul Music Festival: Part IVSoul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) Writer ("In The Mood", "Rock Steady") (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sister, SisterSister, Sister (TV Series) Writer ("Count on Me") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Three the Heart Way (Feb 12, 1997) Writer ("Count on Me") (as Babyface)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Humpin' Around") (1 episode, 1995), Writer ("I'll Make Love to You") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 2
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Writer ("Take a Bow") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for The Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained ForcesThe Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained Forces (TV Special) Producer ("My Name Is Not Susan")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Willing to Forgive") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Sinbad ShowThe Sinbad Show (TV Series) Jerry (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) Writer ("Humpin' Around") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Babes R Us (Jun 23, 1993) Writer ("Humpin' Around")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient ExpressThe Magic of David Copperfield XIII: Mystery on the Orient Express (TV Special) Producer ("My Name Is Not Susan")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Writer ("The Way You Love Me") (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
    • Episode #18.8 (Nov 12, 1988) Writer ("The Way You Love Me")  Less
Self (91 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Fahrenheit 9/11Fahrenheit 9/11 Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004 $6MM $119MM
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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