Mahalia Jackson (I) (1911–1972)

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KNOWN FOR 
Glory Road (2006) | Mississippi Burning (1988) | U Turn (1997)
AWARDS 
1 win More »
BORN 
Oct 26, 1911 (died Jan 27, 1972)

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Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for You'll Never Walk AloneYou'll Never Walk Alone Performer ("You'll Never Walk Alone")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The House I Live InThe House I Live In Performer ("SUMMERTIME")  Less 2012 $211K / —
  • Primary photo for Dreams of a LifeDreams of a Life Performer ("Trouble of the World")  Less 2011 $7K / —
  • Primary photo for PreciousPrecious Arranger ("Just a Closer Walk with Thee"), Performer ("Just a Closer Walk with Thee")  Less 2009 $10MM $47MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mississippi DamnedMississippi Damned Performer ("The Last Mile of the Way")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for An American CrimeAn American Crime Performer ("Tell the World About This", "Walk in Jerusalem"), Writer ("Tell the World About This", "Walk in Jerusalem")  Less 2007 $2MM
  • Primary photo for The Pursuit of HappynessThe Pursuit of Happyness Writer ("Lord, Don't Move That Mountain" (1960))  Less 2006 $55MM $164MM / $307MM
  • Primary photo for Glory RoadGlory Road Performer ("If We Never Needed the Lord Before We Sure Do Need Him Now", "I'm on My Way to Canaan"), Writer ("I'm on My Way to Canaan")  Less 2006 $43MM / —
  • Primary photo for Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodDivine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Arranger ("Walk in Jerusalem"), Performer ("Walk in Jerusalem")  Less 2002 $27MM $70MM / $74MM
  • Primary photo for LifeLife Writer ("In the Upper Room") (as M. Jackson)  Less 1999 $80MM $64MM / $74MM
  • Primary photo for In the Christmas SpiritIn the Christmas Spirit (Video) Performer ("Silent Night")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for U TurnU Turn Performer ("In The Upper Room With Jesus")  Less 1997 $19MM $6.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jungle FeverJungle Fever Arranger ("He Calmed the Ocean"), Performer ("Bless This House", "The Upper Room", "Let the Church Roll on", "He Calmed the Ocean"), Writer ("The Upper Room")  Less 1991 $14MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mississippi BurningMississippi Burning Performer ("Take My Hand Precious Lord")  Less 1988 $15MM $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is CallingJo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Performer ("In the Upper Room"), Writer ("In the Upper Room")  Less 1986 $14MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Go, Go, Second Time VirginGo, Go, Second Time Virgin Performer ("Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child")  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Best ManThe Best Man Mahalia Jackson  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Elmer GantryElmer Gantry Arranger ("I'm On My Way to Canaan Land") (uncredited)  Less 1960 $3MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Imitation of LifeImitation of Life Choir Soloist, Performer ("Trouble of the World") (uncredited)  Less 1959 $2MM $14MM / $25MM
  • Primary photo for St. Louis BluesSt. Louis Blues Bessie May, Performer ("He That Sows In Tears", "Hush the Wind", "Steal Away To Jesus") (uncredited)  Less 1958
Past Television (16 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Gregory Porter's Popular VoicesGregory Porter's Popular Voices (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2017), Performer ("Take My Hand, Precious Lord", "Just a Closer Walk with Thee", "I've Been 'Buked and I've Been Scorned") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Showstoppers (Nov 17, 2017) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Take My Hand, Precious Lord", "Just a Closer Walk with Thee", "I've Been 'Buked and I've Been Scorned") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Popular Voices at the BBCPopular Voices at the BBC (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Just a Closer Walk with Thee") (1 episode, 2017), Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Showstoppers at the BBC (Nov 17, 2017) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Just a Closer Walk with Thee")  Less
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Performer ("Trouble Of The World") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Homegoings (Jun 24, 2013) Performer ("Trouble Of The World")  Less
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Writer ("Lord Don't Move That Mountain") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Performer ("Take My Hand, Precious Lord") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Performer ("Beautiful Tomorrow") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Wednesday's Women (Oct 12, 2008) Performer ("Beautiful Tomorrow")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore ShowMwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Down by the Riverside")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Johnny Cash ShowThe Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) Performer ("Amazing Grace", "Old-Time Religon", "When the Saints Go Marching In") (1 episode, 1971), Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
    • Episode #2.21 (Feb 24, 1971) Herself - Singer, Performer ("Amazing Grace", "Old-Time Religon", "When the Saints Go Marching In")  Less
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1970), Performer ("He's got the whole world in his hands") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
    • Episode #1.56 (Jan 26, 1970) Herself, Performer ("He's got the whole world in his hands")  Less
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Performer ("The House I Live In") (1 episode, 1966), Herself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
    • Episode #1.22 (Feb 17, 1966) Herself, Performer ("The House I Live In") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Look Up and LiveLook Up and Live (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Performer ("Deep River", "Just a Closer Walk with Thee") (1 episode, 1963), Herself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 27, 1963) Herself, Performer ("Deep River", "Just a Closer Walk with Thee")  Less
  • Primary photo for Lamp Unto My FeetLamp Unto My Feet (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1962), Performer ("Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child", "Joshua Fit de Battle ob Jericho", "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands") (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Portals of Music (Feb 16, 1962) Herself - Singer, Performer ("Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child", "Joshua Fit de Battle ob Jericho", "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Performer ("The Old Rugged Cross", "I Found the Answer") (1 episode, 1960), Singer (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Episode #13.29 (Apr 17, 1960) Singer, Performer ("The Old Rugged Cross", "I Found the Answer")  Less
Self (41 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for MahaliaMahalia Herself - Vocals  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for FlipFlip (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Manitas de Plata, príncipe de CamargueManitas de Plata, príncipe de Camargue (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Johnny Cash ShowThe Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Gospel Singer / Herself - Vocalist (5 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1970
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  • Primary photo for ...And Beautiful II...And Beautiful II (TV Movie) Herself - Singer  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1970
  • Primary photo for The Dick Cavett ShowThe Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969
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  • Primary photo for Black WoodstockBlack Woodstock Herself  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Mahalia Jackson singtMahalia Jackson singt (TV Movie) Herself - Musician  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Gala-Abend der SchallplatteGala-Abend der Schallplatte (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Girl TalkGirl Talk (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Freedom SpectacularFreedom Spectacular (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Herself - Gospel Singer (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
    • Episode #1.14 (Apr 4, 1964) Herself - Gospel Singer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Danny Kaye ShowThe Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The March in WashingtonThe March in Washington (Short) Herself  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Jack Paar ProgramThe Jack Paar Program (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Herself - Singer (4 episodes, 1960)  Less 1960–1962
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  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Herself - Gospel Singer / Herself / Singer (6 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1962
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  • Primary photo for Westinghouse Presents: The Sound of the SixtiesWestinghouse Presents: The Sound of the Sixties (TV Special) Herself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Mahalia Jackson ShowThe Mahalia Jackson Show (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Herself - Mystery Guest (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Mahalia Jackson SingsMahalia Jackson Sings (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Herself (5 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1960
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  • Primary photo for Jazz on a Summer's DayJazz on a Summer's Day Herself  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Garry Moore ShowThe Garry Moore Show (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958–1959
  • Primary photo for The Milton Berle ShowThe Milton Berle Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Bing Crosby SpecialThe Bing Crosby Special (TV Special) Herself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Person to PersonPerson to Person (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Herself - Gospel Singer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
    • Episode #3.14 (Dec 22, 1957) Herself - Gospel Singer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Nat King Cole ShowThe Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the MonthThe DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Look Up and LiveLook Up and Live (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Gregory Porter's Popular VoicesGregory Porter's Popular Voices (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Showstoppers (Nov 17, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Popular Voices at the BBCPopular Voices at the BBC (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The SixtiesThe Sixties (TV Series) Herself - Gospel Singer (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • A Long March to Freedom (Jun 26, 2014) Herself - Gospel Singer (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The MarchThe March (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Soul Power!Soul Power! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Gershwin's Summertime: The Song That Conquered the WorldGershwin's Summertime: The Song That Conquered the World (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Bert Stern: Original MadmanBert Stern: Original Madman Self (archive footage)  Less 2011 $33K / —
  • Primary photo for House of BoysHouse of Boys Herself - Gospel Singer (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Can You Hear Me Now: The Evolution of Gospel MusicCan You Hear Me Now: The Evolution of Gospel Music (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for P.O.V.P.O.V. (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Mahalia Jackson Sings the Songs of ChristmasMahalia Jackson Sings the Songs of Christmas Self (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for 4 Little Girls4 Little Girls Herself - During March on Washington (archive footage)  Less 1997 $130K / —
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the GloryMahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory Herself (archive footage)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Black Music in America: From Then Till NowBlack Music in America: From Then Till Now (Short) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1971

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