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Jimmy Cliff

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
KNOWN FOR 
Rush (I) (2013) | Mission: Impossible III (2006) | Hitch (I) (2005)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
BORN 
Apr 1, 1948 (age 67)
HEIGHT 
5' 5" (1.65m)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (46 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for RushRush Performer ("Many Rivers to Cross"), Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross")  Less 2013 $38MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for Warm BodiesWarm Bodies Performer ("Sitting in Limbo"), Writer ("Sitting in Limbo")  Less 2013 $35MM $66MM
  • Primary photo for Muscle ShoalsMuscle Shoals Himself, Performer ("Sitting Here in Limbo"), Writer ("Sitting Here in Limbo")  Less 2013 $696K
  • Primary photo for The Pirates! Band of MisfitsThe Pirates! Band of Misfits Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 2012 $55MM $31MM
  • Primary photo for The Snows of KilimanjaroThe Snows of Kilimanjaro Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Case départCase départ Performer ("Many Rivers to Cross"), Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Made in DagenhamMade in Dagenham Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (as Cliff)  Less 2010 $7.2MM $1.1MM
  • 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 Animal KingdomAnimal Kingdom Performer ("Sitting in Limbo"), Writer ("Sitting in Limbo")  Less 2010 AUD 5MM $1MM
  • Primary photo for Fool's GoldFool's Gold Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 2008 $70MM $70MM
  • Primary photo for This Is EnglandThis Is England Writer ("Let's Dance")  Less 2006 £1.5MM $328K
  • Primary photo for Griffin & PhoenixGriffin & Phoenix Performer ("I Can See Clearly Now")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Mission: Impossible IIIMission: Impossible III Performer ("Come into My Life"), Writer ("Come into My Life")  Less 2006 $150MM $133MM
  • Primary photo for In Her ShoesIn Her Shoes Performer ("Sitting in Limbo" (1970)), Writer ("Sitting in Limbo" (1970))  Less 2005 $33MM
  • Primary photo for Into the BlueInto the Blue Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People"), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People")  Less 2005 $50MM $18MM
  • Primary photo for RuntRunt Performer ("Sitting in Limbo", "The Harder They Come", "Bongo Man", "Wonderful World, Beautiful People"), Writer ("Sitting in Limbo", "The Harder They Come", "Bongo Man", "Wonderful World, Beautiful People")  Less 2005 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for HitchHitch Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want" (1970)), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want" (1970))  Less 2005 $70MM $178MM
  • Primary photo for Peace One DayPeace One Day Performer ("Peace One Day", "I Can See Clearly Now"), Writer ("Peace One Day")  Less 2004 £200K
  • Primary photo for Something's Gotta GiveSomething's Gotta Give Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want"), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 2003 $125MM
  • Primary photo for Rude Boy: The Jamaican DonRude Boy: The Jamaican Don Wise Man  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Anita & MeAnita & Me Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful people"), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful people") (as J. Cliff)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Love, Honor and ObeyLove, Honor and Obey Writer ("The Harder They Come")  Less 2000 $1K
  • Primary photo for East Is EastEast Is East Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People" (1970)), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People" (1970))  Less 1999 £1.9MM $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for The MuseThe Muse Performer ("Let Your Yeah Be Yeah"), Writer ("Let Your Yeah Be Yeah")  Less 1999 $15MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for The MatchThe Match Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Speed 2: Cruise ControlSpeed 2: Cruise Control Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want"), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (as James E. Chambers)  Less 1997 $160MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Children of the RevolutionChildren of the Revolution Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People"), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People")  Less 1996 $831K
  • Primary photo for Alles nur TarnungAlles nur Tarnung Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Long Kiss GoodnightThe Long Kiss Goodnight Performer ("Many Rivers To Cross"), Writer ("Many Rivers To Cross")  Less 1996 $65MM $33MM
  • Primary photo for Nothing PersonalNothing Personal Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want"), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for RoommatesRoommates Writer ("MANY RIVERS TO CROSS")  Less 1995 $22MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Jason's LyricJason's Lyric Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross")  Less 1994 $7MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Cool RunningsCool Runnings Performer ("I Can See Clearly Now")  Less 1993 $15MM $69MM
  • Primary photo for Cool as IceCool as Ice Writer ("Sitting in Limbo") (as Cliff)  Less 1991 $6MM $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Marked for DeathMarked for Death Himself, Performer ("No Justice", "John Crow", "Rebel In Me"), Writer ("No Justice", "John Crow", "Rebel In Me")  Less 1990 $12MM $46MM
  • Primary photo for Lost AngelsLost Angels Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross")  Less 1989 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for ScandalScandal Writer ("Miss Jamaica") (uncredited)  Less 1989 $8.8MM
  • Primary photo for Iron Eagle IIIron Eagle II Writer ("Trapped")  Less 1988 $10MM
  • Primary photo for CocktailCocktail Performer ("Shelter Of Your Love"), Producer ("Shelter Of Your Love"), Writer ("Shelter Of Your Love")  Less 1988 $20MM $78MM
  • Primary photo for Something WildSomething Wild Performer ("You Don't Have to Cry")  Less 1986 $8.4MM
  • Primary photo for Club ParadiseClub Paradise Ernest Reed, Performer ("Club Paradise", "American Plan, "Brightest Star", "The Lion Awakes", "Third World People", "You Cant Keep A Good Man Down", "Seven-Day Weekend", "Island In The Sun"), Writer ("Club Paradise", "American Plan, "Brightest Star", "The Lion Awakes", "Third World People", "You Cant Keep A Good Man Down", "Seven-Day Weekend")  Less 1986 $15MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for DTV: Rock, Rhythm & BluesDTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People", "You Can Get It If You Really Want"), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People", "You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for D.C. CabD.C. Cab Performer ("Vietnam")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Bongo ManBongo Man Himself, Composer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for If Mother Could See Me NowIf Mother Could See Me Now Performer ("Sitting Here in Limbo", "You Can Get It If You Really Want", "The Harder They Come", "Many Rivers to Cross") (uncredited), Writer ("Sitting Here in Limbo", "You Can Get It If You Really Want", "The Harder They Come", "Many Rivers to Cross") (uncredited)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Harder They ComeThe Harder They Come Ivanhoe "Ivan" Martin, Composer, Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want", "Many Rivers To Cross", "The Harder They Come", "Sitting Here In Limbo"), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want", "Many Rivers To Cross", "The Harder They Come", "Sitting Here In Limbo")  Less 1972
Past Television (20 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Waterloo RoadWaterloo Road (TV Series) Performer ("Sitting in Limbo") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • One Good Turn (Oct 22, 2014) Performer ("Sitting in Limbo") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Writer ("Sitting in Limbo") (1 episode, 2014), Himself (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Sitting in Limbo") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Muscle Shoals (Apr 21, 2014) Himself, Performer ("Sitting in Limbo"), Writer ("Sitting in Limbo")  Less
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Judges' Houses 2 (Oct 6, 2013) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Death in ParadiseDeath in Paradise (TV Series) Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #2.8 (Feb 26, 2013) Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (uncredited), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (3 episodes, 1993–2012), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 1993–2012 3
  • Primary photo for The Voice UKThe Voice UK (TV Series) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Final (Jun 2, 2012) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross")  Less
  • Primary photo for EastEndersEastEnders (TV Series) Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode dated 11 July 2011 (Jul 11, 2011) Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Falling SkiesFalling Skies (TV Series) Performer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Silent Kill (Jul 10, 2011) Performer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (uncredited), Writer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkauttaRuisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie) Performer ("The Harder They Come"), Writer ("The Harder They Come")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for This Is England '86This Is England '86 (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 14, 2010) Performer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (uncredited), Writer ("Wonderful World, Beautiful People") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake ReliefHope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) Writer ("Many Rivers To Cross")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Der Mann auf der BrückeDer Mann auf der Brücke (TV Movie) Writer ("You can get it")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Secret Diary of a Call GirlSecret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (1 episode, 2007), Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #1.7 (Nov 8, 2007) Performer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want"), Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less
  • Primary photo for Big LoveBig Love (TV Series) Performer ("I Can See Clearly Now") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Where There's a Will (May 21, 2006) Performer ("I Can See Clearly Now")  Less
  • Primary photo for Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night LiveLive from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("The Harder They Come"), Writer ("The Harder They Come")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BlackpoolBlackpool (TV Series) Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Nov 11, 2004) Writer ("You Can Get It If You Really Want")  Less
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Performer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • All That You Can't Leave Behind (Oct 21, 2003) Performer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (uncredited), Writer ("Many Rivers To Cross") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Acústico MTV: TitãsAcústico MTV: Titãs (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Querem Meu Sangue"), Writer ("Querem Meu Sangue")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross") (1 episode, 1985), Performer ("The Harder They Come") (1 episode, 1986), Writer ("The Harder They Come") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1985–1986 2
    • Yankee Dollar (Jan 17, 1986) Performer ("The Harder They Come") (uncredited), Writer ("The Harder They Come") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Prodigal Son (Sep 27, 1985) Writer ("Many Rivers to Cross") (uncredited)  Less
Self (44 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for LivicatedLivicated Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Elvis Mitchell: Under the InfluenceElvis Mitchell: Under the Influence (TV Series) Ivan Martin in 'The Harder They Come' (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Richard Gere (Nov 21, 2008) Ivan Martin in 'The Harder They Come' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the MainstreamMidnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005 CAD 671K

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