Mavis Staples

Soundtrack | Actress | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The Help (2011) | Mavis! (2015) | My Blueberry Nights (2007)
AWARDS 
3 nominations More »
BORN 
Jul 10, 1939 (age 78)

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Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Mavis!Mavis! Herself, Performer ("Wonderful Savior", "Only the Lord Knows", "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around", "Freedom Highway", "Good To Me", "A House is Not a Home", "One True Vine", "We're Gonna Make It", "You Are Not Alone", "Come Go With Me", "We Shall Not Be Moved", "The Weight", "This May Be the Last Time")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Take Me to the RiverTake Me to the River Herself, Performer ("I've Been Buked")  Less 2014 $27K / —
  • Primary photo for The Best Man HolidayThe Best Man Holiday Performer ("Can You Get to That")  Less 2013 $17MM $71MM / $73MM
  • Primary photo for The HelpThe Help Performer ("Don't Knock")  Less 2011 $25MM $170MM / $217MM
  • Primary photo for The Family That PreysThe Family That Preys Performer ("Have A Little Faith")  Less 2008 $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for My Blueberry NightsMy Blueberry Nights Arranger ("Eyes on the Prize"), Performer ("Eyes on the Prize")  Less 2007 $10MM $867K / —
  • Primary photo for Charlie Wilson's WarCharlie Wilson's War Performer ("This Little Light of Mine")  Less 2007 $75MM $67MM / $119MM
  • Primary photo for Off the BlackOff the Black Performer ("Ain't That Good")  Less 2006 $24K / —
  • Primary photo for TarnationTarnation Performer ("Now Many Times")  Less 2003 $218 $592K / —
  • Primary photo for The Sacrifice of VictorThe Sacrifice of Victor (Video) Actress  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Frauen sind was WunderbaresFrauen sind was Wunderbares Performer ("The Voice")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Graffiti BridgeGraffiti Bridge Melody Cool, Performer ("Melody Cool", "Graffiti Bridge")  Less 1990 $4.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for National Lampoon's Christmas VacationNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Performer ("Christmas Vacation")  Less 1989 $27MM $71MM / —
  • Primary photo for WildcatsWildcats Performer ("Show Me How It Works")  Less 1986 $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Piece of the ActionA Piece of the Action Music Performer (songs), Soundtrack ((performer: "Chocolate City" , "Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid" , "Orientation" , "A Piece Of The Action" , "Good Lovin' Daddy" , "'Til Blossoms Bloom" , "Koochie, Koochie, Koochie") (uncredited)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Let's Do It AgainLet's Do It Again Dialogue Coach  Less 1975 $70K $12MM / —
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for GirlsGirls (TV Series) Performer ("You Are Not Alone") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Love Stories (Apr 17, 2016) Performer ("You Are Not Alone") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Everyday People") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Glastonbury 2015Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) Performer ("I'll Take You There") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Day 2: Part 2 (Jun 27, 2015) Herself, Performer ("I'll Take You There")  Less
  • Primary photo for The BlacklistThe Blacklist (TV Series) Performer ("Every Step") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Performer ("I Like the Things About Me") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Creep Along Moses") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011–2013 2
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("The Weight")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Only the Lord Knows") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #18.113 (Sep 7, 2010) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Only the Lord Knows")  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Performer ("You Are Not Alone") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Sudden Death (Oct 10, 2010) Performer ("You Are Not Alone")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Performer ("Wrote a Song for Everyone") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Tony Blair/Mavis Staples/Jeff Tweedy (Oct 5, 2010) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Wrote a Song for Everyone") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Profiler, Profiled (Dec 13, 2006) Soundtrack ("In Times Like These")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Cosby ShowThe Cosby Show (TV Series) Soloist ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
Self (49 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Power Vision - Pop GaleriePower Vision - Pop Galerie (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
    • Prince (2000) Herself (archive footage)  Less
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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