Nick Ashford (1941–2011)

Soundtrack | Composer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) | The Bodyguard (1992) | The Italian Job (2003)
AKA 
Nicholas Ashford | Nickolas Ashford | Ashford | Ashford & Simpson | Ashford and Simpson  Less
BORN 
May 4, 1941 (died Aug 22, 2011)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (59 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for DetroitDetroit Writer ("Your Precious Love") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2017 $34MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Girls TripGirls Trip Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2017 $19MM $115MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower RecordsAll Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records Writer ("California Soul") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2015 $167K / —
  • Primary photo for AmyAmy Writer ("Tears Dry On Their Own")  Less 2015 $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Wedding RingerThe Wedding Ringer Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2015 $23MM $64MM / $80MM
  • Primary photo for Cut BankCut Bank Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2014 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Guardians of the GalaxyGuardians of the Galaxy Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 2014 $170MM $333MM / $774MM
  • Primary photo for BlendedBlended Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2014 $40MM $46MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for Supermensch: The Legend of Shep GordonSupermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Writer ("Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2013 $213K / —
  • Primary photo for A Perfect PlanA Perfect Plan Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (as Nicholas Ashford)  Less 2012 €17MM
  • Primary photo for SparkleSparkle Writer ("You're All I Need To Get By") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2012 $17MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Happiness Never Comes AloneHappiness Never Comes Alone Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 2012 €15MM
  • Primary photo for SidewallsSidewalls Writer ("Ain't no mountain high enough")  Less 2011 $11MM $2K / —
  • Primary photo for The Lincoln LawyerThe Lincoln Lawyer Writer ("California Soul (Lincoln Lawyer Remix)") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2011 $40MM $58MM / $87MM
  • Primary photo for Anderson's CrossAnderson's Cross Writer ("Remember Me")  Less 2010 $300K
  • Primary photo for Ashford and Simpson: The Real ThingAshford and Simpson: The Real Thing (Video) Himself, Executive Producer, Performer ("It's Much Deeper", "Your Precious Love", "Stay Free", "Found A Cure", "Still Such A Thing", "Solid", "Gimme Something Real", "I'm Every Woman", "I'm Not That Tough", "This is Where We Meet", "I Don't Ride That Train", "Born This Way", "Invisible Life", "Let's Go Get Stoned", "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing", "You're All I Need To Get By", "Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"), Writer ("It's Much Deeper", "Your Precious Love", "Stay Free", "Found A Cure", "Still Such A Thing", "Solid", "Gimme Something Real", "I'm Every Woman", "I'm Not That Tough", "This is Where We Meet", "I Don't Ride That Train", "Born This Way", "Invisible Life", "Let's Go Get Stoned", "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing", "You're All I Need To Get By", "Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The DealThe Deal Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Poker HouseThe Poker House Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for I Now Pronounce You Chuck & LarryI Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2007 $85MM $120MM / $186MM
  • Primary photo for Amy Winehouse: Tears Dry on Their OwnAmy Winehouse: Tears Dry on Their Own (Video) Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Welcome to VeronaWelcome to Verona Writer ("Your precious love")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Get Rich or Die Tryin'Get Rich or Die Tryin' Soundtrack ("Best Friend") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2005 $40MM $31MM / $42MM
  • Primary photo for Chicken LittleChicken Little Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 2005 $150MM $135MM / $314MM
  • Primary photo for The 40-Year-Old VirginThe 40-Year-Old Virgin Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (1966), "I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2005 $26MM $109MM / $177MM
  • Primary photo for Barbershop 2: Back in BusinessBarbershop 2: Back in Business Writer ("Your Precious Love") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2004 $18MM $65MM / $66MM
  • Primary photo for Marci XMarci X Writer ("Fire") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2003 $20MM $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hollywood HomicideHollywood Homicide Writer ("Your Precious Love") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2003 $75MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Italian JobThe Italian Job Soundtrack ("California Soul") (as Nicholas Ashford)  Less 2003 $60MM $106MM / $176MM
  • Primary photo for Deliver Us from EvaDeliver Us from Eva Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By" (1969)) (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2003 $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Standing in the Shadows of MotownStanding in the Shadows of Motown Soundtrack ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2002 $1.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for 8 Mile8 Mile Writer ("I'll Be There For You" (Puff Daddy Remix)) (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2002 $41MM $117MM / $243MM
  • Primary photo for Ghost WorldGhost World Writer ("Solid (As a Rock)") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2001 $7MM $6.2MM / $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for Bridget Jones's DiaryBridget Jones's Diary Writer ("I'M EVERY WOMAN", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Ashford)  Less 2001 $25MM $72MM / $282MM
  • Primary photo for BeautifulBeautiful Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2000 $14MM $3.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Remember the TitansRemember the Titans Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2000 $30MM $116MM / $137MM
  • Primary photo for The CrewThe Crew Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor")  Less 2000 $38MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for HonestHonest Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By", "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing")  Less 2000 £3MM
  • Primary photo for Our Friend, MartinOur Friend, Martin (Video) Writer ("Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for StepmomStepmom Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1998 $50MM $91MM / $69MM
  • Primary photo for 5454 Writer ("The Boss", "Found A Cure") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1998 $13MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for Money TalksMoney Talks Writer ("No Way Out") (as N. Ashford)  Less 1997 $25MM $41MM / —
  • Primary photo for High School HighHigh School High Writer ("Your Precious Love") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1996 $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for TrevorTrevor (Short) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Sister Act 2: Back in the HabitSister Act 2: Back in the Habit Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1993 $38MM $57MM / —
  • Primary photo for The BodyguardThe Bodyguard Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1992 $25MM $122MM / $411MM
  • Primary photo for The CommitmentsThe Commitments Writer ("Destination Anywhere")  Less 1991 $12MM $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for New Jack CityNew Jack City Reverend Oates  Less 1991 $8.5MM $48MM / —
  • Primary photo for Def by TemptationDef by Temptation Performer ("Hungry for Me Again") (as Nicholas Ashford), Producer ("Hungry for Me Again") (as Nicholas Ashford), Writer ("Hungry for Me Again") (as Nicholas Ashford)  Less 1990 $2.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Woodstock: The Lost PerformancesWoodstock: The Lost Performances (Video) Writer ("Let's Go Get Stoned") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The In CrowdThe In Crowd Writer ("The Real Thing") (as N. Ashford)  Less 1988 $125K / —
  • Primary photo for Eddie Murphy: RawEddie Murphy: Raw Writer ("It's My House") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1987 $51MM / —
  • Primary photo for Maid to OrderMaid to Order Lyrics ("I Can Still Shine") (as Ashford), Music ("I Can Still Shine") (as Ashford)  Less 1987 $3MM $9.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Gimme an 'F'Gimme an 'F' Writer ("We've Got The Real Thing")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Body RockBody Rock Producer ("The Jungle", "Do You Know Who I Am") (as Nickolas Ashford), Writer ("The Jungle", "Do You Know Who I Am", "The Closest To Love") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 1984 $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for DTV: Rock, Rhythm & BluesDTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Bad BoysBad Boys Writer ("Street Corner")  Less 1983 $9.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for RoadieRoadie Writer ("Your Precious Love")  Less 1980 $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for The WizThe Wiz Soundtrack ("Is This What Feeling Gets? (Dorothy's Theme)"), Writer ("Can I Go On Not Knowing?")  Less 1978 $24MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Boys in the BandThe Boys in the Band Writer ("Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By")  Less 1970 $5.5MM $3K / —
Past Television (99 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Britain's Got More TalentBritain's Got More Talent (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • Episode #12.3 (Apr 28, 2018) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "I'm Every Woman") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag Race All StarsRuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (TV Series) Writer ("The Boss") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • Pop Art Ball (Feb 22, 2018) Writer ("The Boss")  Less
  • Primary photo for Golic and WingoGolic and Wingo (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • Episode #1.37 (Jan 16, 2018) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for American Music Awards 2017American Music Awards 2017 (TV Special) Writer ("I'm Every Woman")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Music ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014–2017 3
  • Primary photo for Beat ShazamBeat Shazam (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #1.7 (Jul 20, 2017) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Game NightHollywood Game Night (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Orphan BlackOrphan Black (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Beneath Her Heart (Jun 24, 2017) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Tears Dry On Their Own") (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2016–2017 2
    • Knockouts 1 (May 21, 2017) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
    • The Superbattles (Jun 6, 2016) Writer ("Tears Dry On Their Own")  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (11 episodes, 2004), Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2015), Writer ("I'm Every Woman/Respect") (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("I'm Every Woman", "Tears Dry on Their Own", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2004–2016 15
    • Live Show 3: Diva Week (Oct 22, 2016) Writer ("I'm Every Woman/Respect") (uncredited)  Less
    • Live Results Show 2 (Oct 16, 2016) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
    • Live Show 2: Motown Week (Oct 15, 2016) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Strictly Come DancingStrictly Come Dancing (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2014–2016 2
    • Week Four (Oct 15, 2016) Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own") (uncredited)  Less
    • Week 1: Show 2 (Sep 27, 2014) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Who's Doing the Dishes?Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) Writer ("Solid") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Paul Burrell (Oct 14, 2016) Writer ("Solid") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("You're All I Need To Get By") (1 episode, 2015), Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 3
    • Paris Is Burning (Oct 8, 2015) Writer ("You're All I Need To Get By") (uncredited)  Less
    • Baby Made a Mess (Nov 6, 2014) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (uncredited)  Less
    • A Woman Scorned (May 2, 2013) Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Britain's Got TalentBritain's Got Talent (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (3 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2015 3
    • 2015: Auditions 7 (May 23, 2015) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2015: Auditions 4 (May 2, 2015) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2010: Auditions 3 (May 1, 2010) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WhitneyWhitney (TV Movie) Writer ("I'm Every Woman")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (3 episodes, 2009), Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("I Am Your Man") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("You're All I Need To Get By") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008–2014 6
    • It's Movie Night (Sep 29, 2014) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
    • Premiere Week (Sep 16, 2013) Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own")  Less
    • Episode #14.1 (Mar 19, 2012) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
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  • Primary photo for TransparentTransparent (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • The Symbolic Exemplar (Sep 26, 2014) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suena mini - EspañaTu cara me suena mini - España (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 11, 2014) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #18.169 (May 29, 2014) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Drag Race: Untucked!Drag Race: Untucked! (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Home & FamilyHome & Family (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough / My Guy") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • Episode #2.31 (Nov 11, 2013) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough / My Guy")  Less
    • Episode dated 13 March 2013 (Mar 13, 2013) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Voice of the PhilippinesThe Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (11 episodes, 2011), Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor", "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2011–2013 13
    • Episode #21.130 (Apr 22, 2013) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.119 (Mar 28, 2013) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.95 (Feb 15, 2013) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for LevensliedLevenslied (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2011), Music ("Ain't no mountain high enough") (1 episode, 2013), Lyrics ("Ain't no mountain high enough") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2011–2013 2
    • Episode #2.1 (Apr 8, 2013) Lyrics ("Ain't no mountain high enough") (uncredited), Music ("Ain't no mountain high enough") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Feb 10, 2011) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of PeaceStevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace (TV Special) Writer ("Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("You're All I Need To Get By") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • I Do (Feb 14, 2013) Writer ("You're All I Need To Get By") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for VH1 Divas 2012VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Special) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Voices Reaching OutVoices Reaching Out (TV Special) Writer ("Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for DuetsDuets (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "You're All I Need to Get By") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Classic Duets (May 31, 2012) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "You're All I Need to Get By")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction CeremonyThe 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special) In Memoriam  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 20th Annual Trumpet Awards20th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) In Memory Of  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (4 episodes, 2011), Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor", "Let's Go Get Stoned", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Solid") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 5
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  • Primary photo for Kerry Katona: The Next ChapterKerry Katona: The Next Chapter (TV Series) Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #2.3 (Apr 13, 2011) Writer ("Tears Dry on Their Own") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Idool 2011Idool 2011 (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (4 episodes, 2003), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (3 episodes, 2002), Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (2 episodes, 2004), Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2002), Himself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2002–2011 10
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  • Primary photo for The Women of SNLThe Women of SNL (TV Movie) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (Jun 9, 2010) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less
  • Primary photo for BonesBones (TV Series) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for This MorningThis Morning (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Sorority WarsSorority Wars (TV Movie) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (uncredited))  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Uvolnete se, prosímUvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) Lyrics ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (1 episode, 2009), Music ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode dated 26 June 2009 (Jun 26, 2009) Lyrics ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (as Nickolas Ashford), Music ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less
  • Primary photo for SouthlandSouthland (TV Series) Writer ("Tears Dry On Their Own") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Mozambique (Apr 16, 2009) Writer ("Tears Dry On Their Own") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Nobel Peace Prize ConcertNobel Peace Prize Concert (TV Special) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Solid as Barack") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Nit vint-i-cincNit vint-i-cinc (TV Special) Writer ("Cap cim és prou alt (Ain't No Mountain High Enough)")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Young and the RestlessThe Young and the Restless (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #1.8959 (Aug 14, 2008) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Deutschland sucht den SuperstarDeutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Idols!Idols! (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (2 episodes, 2003), Writer ("The Boss") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2003–2008 3
  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005–2007 2
  • Primary photo for The Singing BeeThe Singing Bee (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2007), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 2
    • Episode #1.5 (Nov 4, 2007) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Oct 21, 2007) Writer ("I'm Every Woman")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idol - Jakten på en superstjerneIdol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (2 episodes, 2003), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2003–2007 3
    • Topp 24 #1 (Oct 5, 2007) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
    • Topp 7 - 80-tallet (Apr 9, 2004) Writer ("I'm Every Woman")  Less
    • Topp 10 - Ditt idol (Mar 21, 2003) Writer ("I'm Every Woman")  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Top 14 (Jul 11, 2007) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for King of the HillKing of the Hill (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Jools's HootenannyJools's Hootenanny (TV Series) Writer ("I Don't Need No Doctor") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Everybody Hates ChrisEverybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Writer ("Solid") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (2 episodes, 2005), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (2 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2005 4
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  • Primary photo for Monkey DustMonkey Dust (TV Series) Writer ("Solid") (1 episode)  Less 2003–2005 1
    • Episode #2.3 Writer ("Solid") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Peep ShowPeep Show (TV Series) Writer ("Solid (As a Rock)") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Wedding (Dec 17, 2004) Writer ("Solid (As a Rock)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Arrested DevelopmentArrested Development (TV Series) Writer ("Solid") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Singapore IdolSingapore Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Idool 2004Idool 2004 (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Soul (Oct 8, 2004) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for Malaysian IdolMalaysian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Nip/TuckNip/Tuck (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Joel Gideon (Jul 20, 2004) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for New Zealand IdolNew Zealand Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Star SearchStar Search (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("There's a Winner in You") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 4
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  • Primary photo for Operación triunfoOperación triunfo (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Episode #2.11 (Dec 16, 2002) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for PopularPopular (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • The Brain Game (Apr 27, 2001) Writer ("I'm Every Woman")  Less
  • Primary photo for PeriodistasPeriodistas (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't no mountain high enough") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Soul Music Festival: Part 5Soul Music Festival: Part 5 (TV Movie) Writer ("I'm Every Woman", "You're All I Need to Get By", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Sister, SisterSister, Sister (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The BasementThe Basement (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Television's Greatest Performances ITelevision's Greatest Performances I (TV Special) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("I'm Every Woman") (2 episodes, 1979), Writer ("It's My House") (1 episode, 1979), Writer ("I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need") (1 episode, 1995), Writer ("Bourgie Bourgie") (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1979–1995 5
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  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By" (1969)) (1 episode, 1994), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992–1994 2
    • Soooooooul Train (Nov 7, 1994) Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By" (1969)) (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less
    • Community Action (Feb 3, 1992) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for Reasonable DoubtsReasonable Doubts (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Hard Bargains (Sep 27, 1991) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for The Wonder YearsThe Wonder Years (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1989), Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1989–1990 2
    • The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (Feb 13, 1990) Writer ("You're All I Need to Get By") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Pimple (Nov 28, 1989) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (2 episodes, 1989), Writer ("Your Precious Love") (1 episode, 1989), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 4
    • Brown Like Me: Part 2 (Nov 27, 1989) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (uncredited)  Less
    • Brown Like Me: Part 1 (Nov 27, 1989) Writer ("Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (uncredited)  Less
    • Buddies Schmuddies (Oct 30, 1989) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Designing WomenDesigning Women (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • The Rowdy Girls (Oct 30, 1989) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less
  • Primary photo for Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday CelebratationFreedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (TV Special) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson), Performer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands", " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher"), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Frank's PlaceFrank's Place (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Frank Returns (Sep 21, 1987) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Fight for JennyA Fight for Jenny (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll II (Jan 26, 1985) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less
  • Primary photo for All-Star Party for Lucille BallAll-Star Party for Lucille Ball (TV Special) Writer ("Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)") (as Simpson)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Los Angeles 1984: Games of the XXIII OlympiadLos Angeles 1984: Games of the XXIII Olympiad (TV Series) Composer  Less 1984– 
  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Writer ("Nobody Knows") (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Bailey's Big Break (Dec 10, 1979) Writer ("Nobody Knows") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Diana Ross in Concert!Diana Ross in Concert! (TV Movie) Himself - Audience Member (uncredited), Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (reprise))  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Sonny and Cher ShowThe Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) Writer ("It Takes Two / Where Is the Love / You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling / Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing") (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • Episode #2.19 (Feb 18, 1977) Writer ("It Takes Two / Where Is the Love / You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling / Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Good TimesGood Times (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • The Break Up (Feb 24, 1976) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Change at 125th StreetChange at 125th Street (TV Movie) Composer (as Ashford)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Evening at PopsEvening at Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Two RonniesThe Two Ronnies (TV Series) Writer ("Remember Me") (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • Episode #1.8 (May 29, 1971) Writer ("Remember Me")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood a Go GoHollywood a Go Go (TV Series) Writer ("You're Absolutely Right") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #1.48 (Nov 13, 1965) Writer ("You're Absolutely Right")  Less
Self (46 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2010
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Mo'Nique ShowThe Mo'Nique Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Parallel PathsParallel Paths (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Queens of DiscoQueens of Disco (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Legends BallLegends Ball (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Celebrate! Christmas with Maya AngelouCelebrate! Christmas with Maya Angelou (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for From the Heart: The Four Tops 50th Anniversary & CelebrationFrom the Heart: The Four Tops 50th Anniversary & Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Behind the Scenes at the Michael Jackson TrialBehind the Scenes at the Michael Jackson Trial (Video) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less 2005 $25K
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Himself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for SingStar PartySingStar Party (Video Game) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Motown 45Motown 45 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2003
  • Primary photo for VH-1 Where Are They Now?VH-1 Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Journeys in BlackJourneys in Black (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Liza and DavidLiza and David (TV Special) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Motown 40: The Music Is ForeverMotown 40: The Music Is Forever (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for New York UndercoverNew York Undercover (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • No Greater Love (Apr 25, 1996) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1989
  • Primary photo for The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Ashford & Simpson (uncredited)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1989
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
    • Episode #1.31 (Feb 14, 1989) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The 15th Annual American Music AwardsThe 15th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • Nocturne (Oct 15, 1986) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less
  • Primary photo for Motown on Showtime: Temptations and Four TopsMotown on Showtime: Temptations and Four Tops (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter & Performer (as Nicholas Ashford)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Live AidLive Aid (TV Special) Himself  Less 1985 — / £150MM
  • Primary photo for Night of 100 Stars IINight of 100 Stars II (TV Movie) Himself (as Ashford and Simpson)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Ashford & SimpsonAshford & Simpson (Video) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeMacy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, ForeverMotown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (TV Movie) Himself (as Ashford & Simpson)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1982
  • Primary photo for Ashford & SimpsonAshford & Simpson (Video) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Soul AliveSoul Alive (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Vocalist (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Soul!Soul! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) Soundtrack ("California Soul")  Less 2013 $265MM
  • Primary photo for Karaoke RevolutionKaraoke Revolution (Video Game) Lyrics ("Solid") (as Nickolas Ashford), Music ("Solid") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) Lyrics ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford), Music ("I'm Every Woman") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Karaoke Revolution PartyKaraoke Revolution Party (Video Game) Soundtrack ("Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing") (as Nicoklas Ashford)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Karaoke Revolution Volume 3Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) Soundtrack ("Ain't No Mountain High Enough") (as Nickolas Ashford)  Less 2004

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