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Brownie McGhee (1915–1996)

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
KNOWN FOR 
Superbad (2007) | Angel Heart (1987) | Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
AKA 
Brownie McGee | Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee
BORN 
Nov 30, 1915 (died Feb 16, 1996)

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Past Film & Video (14 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for House at the End of the StreetHouse at the End of the Street Performer ("Crazy 'Bout You Baby")  Less 2012 $6.9MM $32MM
  • Primary photo for Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti - A Classic Album Under ReviewLed Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti - A Classic Album Under Review (Video) Writer ("Penicillin Blues")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for SuperbadSuperbad Performer ("Dangerous Woman (With A 45 In Her Hand)")  Less 2007 $20MM $121MM
  • Primary photo for Guy XGuy X Performer ("Lonesome Day"), Writer ("Lonesome Day")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for DogfightDogfight Performer ("GUITAR HIGHWAY"), Writer ("GUITAR HIGHWAY")  Less 1991 $395K
  • Primary photo for A Matter of DegreesA Matter of Degrees Performer ("Blue Feeling"), Writer ("Blue Feeling")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Adventures in BabysittingAdventures in Babysitting Lyrics ("Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock-n-Roll") (as McGhee), Music ("Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock-n-Roll") (as McGhee)  Less 1987 $34MM
  • Primary photo for Angel HeartAngel Heart Toots Sweet, Soundtrack  Less 1987 $17MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Get CrazyGet Crazy Writer ("The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll") (as B. McGhee)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The JerkThe Jerk Blues Singer (as Brownie McGee), Performer ("Pick A Bale Of Cotton") (as Brownie McGee)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Thank You, M'amThank You, M'am (Short) Composer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Book of NumbersBook of Numbers Composer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Buck and the PreacherBuck and the Preacher Musician  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for A Face in the CrowdA Face in the Crowd Servant with Limp (uncredited)  Less 1957
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BaseballBaseball (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Baseball Boogie") (1 episode, 1994), Writer ("Baseball Boogie") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • The National Pastime (Sep 25, 1994) Performer ("Baseball Boogie"), Writer ("Baseball Boogie")  Less
  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) Performer ("The Midnight Special", "The Bluesman") (1 episode, 1989), Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • The Blues Singer (May 9, 1989) Himself, Performer ("The Midnight Special", "The Bluesman")  Less
  • Primary photo for Family TiesFamily Ties (TV Series) Eddie Dupre (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for The Old Grey Whistle TestThe Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series) Performer ("That's Why I'm Walking", "Sonny's Things", "Walk On") (1 episode, 1973), Writer ("That's Why I'm Walking", "Walk On") (1 episode, 1973), Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
    • Episode dated 17 July 1973 (Jul 17, 1973) Himself, Performer ("That's Why I'm Walking", "Sonny's Things", "Walk On"), Writer ("That's Why I'm Walking", "Walk On")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dave's PlaceDave's Place (TV Series) Performer ("Midnight Special", "Talking Harmonica Blues", "Pick Bale O' Cotton") (1 episode, 1965), Himself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #1.11 (Dec 12, 1965) Himself (as Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee), Performer ("Midnight Special", "Talking Harmonica Blues", "Pick Bale O' Cotton")  Less
Self (10 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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