Al Jarreau (1940–2017)

Music Department | Soundtrack | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Moonlighting (1985-1989) | Do the Right Thing (1989) | Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Senator Bill Nelson
BORN 
Mar 12, 1940 (died Feb 12, 2017)

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The LEGO Batman MovieThe LEGO Batman Movie Performer ("Girls Know How")  Less 2017 $80MM $176MM
  • Primary photo for Funny PeopleFunny People Performer ("I Will Be Here for You")  Less 2009 $75MM $52MM
  • Primary photo for Lord Help UsLord Help Us (Video) Brother Jarreau - Choir Director  Less 2007 $150K
  • Primary photo for Al Jarreau: Live in Concert TourAl Jarreau: Live in Concert Tour (Video) Himself - Singer, Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Against the RopesAgainst the Ropes Soundtrack ("All I've Got"), Performer ("All I've Got")  Less 2004 $39MM $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for The Fighting TemptationsThe Fighting Temptations Soundtrack ("Roof Garden")  Less 2003 $15MM $30MM
  • Primary photo for The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the RescueThe Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (Video) The Balladeer (voice) (uncredited), Songs By, Performer ("My Life And My Love" (End Title))  Less 1998 $6MM
  • Primary photo for The Magic VoyageThe Magic Voyage Performer ("Heaven Is"), Writer ("Heaven Is")  Less 1992 $14MM
  • Primary photo for Glengarry Glen RossGlengarry Glen Ross Performer ("Blue Skies")  Less 1992 $12MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for Bébé's KidsBébé's Kids Soundtrack ("Oh No!"), Performer ("Oh No!")  Less 1992 $8.4MM
  • Primary photo for Dick TracyDick Tracy Performer ("Rompin' & Stompin'")  Less 1990 $47MM $104MM
  • Primary photo for Do the Right ThingDo the Right Thing Performer ("Never Explain Love")  Less 1989 $6.5MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for Out of AfricaOut of Africa Performer ("The Music of Goodbye")  Less 1985 $31MM $87MM
  • Primary photo for USA for Africa: We Are the WorldUSA for Africa: We Are the World (Video) Al Jarreau  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for City HeatCity Heat Performer ("I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store)")  Less 1984 $25MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Breakin'Breakin' Performer ("Boogie Down")  Less 1984 $39MM
  • Primary photo for Hot Dog... The MovieHot Dog... The Movie Performer ("I Will Be Here For You")  Less 1984 $20MM
  • Primary photo for Better Late Than NeverBetter Late Than Never Lyrics ("A TIME TO CARE"), Performer ("A TIME TO CARE")  Less 1983 $49K
  • Primary photo for Night ShiftNight Shift Performer ("Girls Know How")  Less 1982 $24MM
Past Television (13 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Lyrics ("Moonlighting") ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for Night of the PromsNight of the Proms (TV Series) Singer ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Hollywood in Vienna 2012Hollywood in Vienna 2012 (TV Special) Singer, Performer ("That Night", "We're in this Love Together")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Performer ("Jacaranda Bougainvillea") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jan 5, 2004) Himself, Performer ("Jacaranda Bougainvillea")  Less
  • Primary photo for Promised LandPromised Land (TV Series) Rev. Gentry Hall ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Rev. Gentry Hall / Al Jarreau ( 2 episodes, 1996–1997 )  Less 1996–1997 2
  • Primary photo for People: A Musical CelebrationPeople: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie) Performer ("The Body Song")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Designing WomenDesigning Women (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
    • Viva Las Vegas (Nov 6, 1992) Soundtrack ("Boogie Down")  Less
  • Primary photo for Voices that CareVoices that Care (TV Movie) Himself - Choir Member, Performer ("Voices that Care")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for MoonlightingMoonlighting (TV Series) Singer (theme music) ( 60 episodes, 1985–1989 ) , Performer ("Moonlighting" Theme) ( 5 episodes, 1985 ) , Lyrics ("Moonlighting" Theme) ( 5 episodes, 1985 ) , Lyrics ("Moonlighting") ( 2 episodes, 1985–1989 ) , Performer ("Murphy's Law") ( 1 episode, 1985 ) , Performer ("Moonlighting", "Since I Fell for You") ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985–1989 66
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  • Primary photo for The Little and Large ShowThe Little and Large Show (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for We Are The World: The Story Behind The SongWe Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie) Himself, Soundtrack ("We Are the World") (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Billy Crystal Comedy HourThe Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
Self (71 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Eppendorf's Cavern - The Legendary Onkel PöEppendorf's Cavern - The Legendary Onkel Pö (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Jazz at the White HouseJazz at the White House (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Al Jarreau l'enchanteurAl Jarreau l'enchanteur Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for LiveXLive Presents Rock in RioLiveXLive Presents Rock in Rio (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Nathan East: For the RecordNathan East: For the Record Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 6 episodes, 2004–2014 )  Less 2004–2014
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  • Primary photo for The Soul ManThe Soul Man (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde ParkBarclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for International Jazz Day: Live in IstanbulInternational Jazz Day: Live in Istanbul (Video) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for I'm Rick JamesI'm Rick James Himself  Less 2009 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for The Spirit of ChristmasThe Spirit of Christmas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Star AcademyStar Academy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Aretha FranklinAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Aretha Franklin (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Christmas Glory: In the Key of LoveChristmas Glory: In the Key of Love (TV Special) Self  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2004–2006 )  Less 2004–2006
  • Primary photo for Celebrity DuetsCelebrity Duets (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.7 (Sep 22, 2006) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
    • Episode #1.6 (Sep 21, 2006) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: ShowcaseLegends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: Showcase (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Wisconsin Born & Bred: The EntertainersWisconsin Born & Bred: The Entertainers Himself - Interviewee  Less 2004 $100K
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 5 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003
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  • Primary photo for Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day TelethonJerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 2003 Trumpet Awards2003 Trumpet Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary CelebrationMichael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Millionär gesucht! - Die SKL ShowMillionär gesucht! - Die SKL Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for A Celebration of America's MusicA Celebration of America's Music (TV Special) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for New York UndercoverNew York Undercover (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for We Are the World: A 10th Anniversary TributeWe Are the World: A 10th Anniversary Tribute (TV Special) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for TaratataTaratata (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Al Jarreau Tenderness LiveAl Jarreau Tenderness Live (Video) Himself - Singer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 35th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1986–1992 )  Less 1986–1992
  • Primary photo for SchmidteinanderSchmidteinander (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself ( 7 episodes, 1977–1991 )  Less 1977–1991
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  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Jon Hendricks: The Freddie SessionsJon Hendricks: The Freddie Sessions (Short) Himself  Less 1990 $25K
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief IVComic Relief IV (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest ( 3 episodes, 1976–1990 )  Less 1976–1990
  • Primary photo for 22nd NAACP Image Awards22nd NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for WWF ClubWWF Club (TV Series) Himself (1983)  Less 1980–1990
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for 20th NAACP Image Awards20th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for LiedercircusLiedercircus (TV Series) Himself  Less 1976–1988
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for It's Showtime at the ApolloIt's Showtime at the Apollo (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 1st Annual Soul Train Music AwardsThe 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 28th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Solid GoldSolid Gold (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Rock in RioRock in Rio (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 26th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 26th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Sheena Easton... Act OneSheena Easton... Act One (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 24th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 24th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Stars in der ManegeStars in der Manege (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for FridaysFridays (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1980–1981 )  Less 1980–1981
  • Primary photo for SCTV Network 90SCTV Network 90 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
    • CCCP 1 (Oct 16, 1981) Himself (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Numéro 1Numéro 1 (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1977–1981 )  Less 1977–1981
  • Primary photo for Lou Rawls Parade of StarsLou Rawls Parade of Stars (TV Series) Himself  Less 1980– 
  • Primary photo for Bio's BahnhofBio's Bahnhof (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Les rendez-vous du dimancheLes rendez-vous du dimanche (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1976–1980 )  Less 1976–1980
  • Primary photo for Música Para SempreMúsica Para Sempre Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Diamond JubileeHollywood's Diamond Jubilee (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for MOT (Music on Top)MOT (Music on Top) (TV Series) Himself - Musician  Less 1976–1978
  • Primary photo for Musique and MusicMusique and Music (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Peter Marshall Variety ShowThe Peter Marshall Variety Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Vocalist / Himself - Musician ( 2 episodes, 1969–1976 )  Less 1969–1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1975–1976 )  Less 1975–1976
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The 59th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 59th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Special Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The '80s: The Decade That Made UsThe '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013

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