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Toots Thielemans (1922–2016)

Music Department | Soundtrack | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Baantjer (1995-2006) | Midnight Cowboy (1969) | Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
AKA 
'Toots' Thielemans | Jean 'Toots' Thielemans | Jean Toots Thielemans | Jean Thielemans | Toots Thielmans  Less
BORN 
Apr 29, 1922 (died Aug 22, 2016)

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Past Film & Video (43 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for ManglehornManglehorn Performer ("Adagio Assai from Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G Major")  Less 2014 $4MM $132K
  • Primary photo for Monica ZMonica Z Writer ("Bedårande sommarvals")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Missing PersonThe Missing Person Performer ("Adagio Assai - Concerto For Piano and Orchestra in G major") (as Toots Theilemans)  Less 2009 $1.5MM $18K
  • Primary photo for PistvaktPistvakt Performer ("Lillemors vaggvisa"), Writer ("Lillemors vaggvisa")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Tom & ThomasTom & Thomas Musician (harmonica soloist) (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Next Stop WonderlandNext Stop Wonderland Performer ("Aquarela do Brasil")  Less 1998 $1MM $3.4MM
  • Primary photo for How Stella Got Her Groove BackHow Stella Got Her Groove Back Musician (harmonica)  Less 1998 $20MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Hard RainHard Rain Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1998 $70MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for French KissFrench Kiss Musician (harmonica solo), Performer ("I Love Paris")  Less 1995 $39MM
  • Primary photo for IntersectionIntersection Musician (harmonica performances)  Less 1994 $45MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Salutations distinguéesSalutations distinguées (Short) Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for De kleine blonde doodDe kleine blonde dood Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Falstaff on the MoonFalstaff on the Moon (Short) Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Fried Green TomatoesFried Green Tomatoes Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1991 $11MM $80MM
  • Primary photo for Funny About LoveFunny About Love Soundtrack (Harmonica Performances)  Less 1990 $8.1MM
  • Primary photo for Cinq jours en juinCinq jours en juin Lyrics ("Love Makes The Change")  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Der kleine StaatsanwaltDer kleine Staatsanwalt Composer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Manon of the SpringManon of the Spring Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1986 $3.9MM
  • Primary photo for Jean de FloretteJean de Florette Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1986 $4.9MM
  • Primary photo for Faubourg St MartinFaubourg St Martin Writer ("Bluesette") (as Jean Thielemans)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for One Woman or TwoOne Woman or Two Composer  Less 1985 $179K
  • Primary photo for L'homme aux yeux d'argentL'homme aux yeux d'argent Musician (harmonica)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for YashaYasha Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for HelloHello (Short) Musician (soloist)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Zware jongensZware jongens Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for One Could Laugh in Former DaysOne Could Laugh in Former Days Solist (mondharmonica)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for ArthurArthur Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1981 $7MM $95MM
  • Primary photo for Le guignoloLe guignolo Musician (harmonica), Soundtrack ("Toots Solo"), Performer ("Guignolo Romantique", "Guignolo Vaudeville", "Guignolo Policier", "Bibou Blues", "Guignolo Burlesque", "Chinois")  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Chilly Scenes of WinterChilly Scenes of Winter Musician (Guitar, harmonica and whistle) (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The WizThe Wiz Musician (harmonica) (uncredited)  Less 1978 $24MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for CampingCamping Composer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for De dwaze Lotgevallen van Sherlock JonesDe dwaze Lotgevallen van Sherlock Jones Composer (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Dunderklumpen!Dunderklumpen! Pellegnillot (voice), Composer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Sugarland ExpressThe Sugarland Express Harmonica (solos) (as 'Toots' Thielemans)  Less 1974 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Salut l'artisteSalut l'artiste Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Turkish DelightTurkish Delight Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1973 NLG 800K
  • Primary photo for Cinderella LibertyCinderella Liberty Soundtrack ("You're So Nice To Be Around", "Wednesday Special") (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The GetawayThe Getaway Musician (harmonica solos)  Less 1972 $3.4MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for Brother JohnBrother John Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Adam at Six A.M.Adam at Six A.M. Musician (harmonica) (as Jean Toots Thielemans)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for Midnight CowboyMidnight Cowboy Musician (harmonica played by) (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)  Less 1969 $3.6MM
  • Primary photo for BanningBanning Musician (harmonica) (uncredited)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Young SavagesThe Young Savages Musician (harmonica) (uncredited)  Less 1961
Past Television (13 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Bi no tsuboBi no tsubo (TV Series) Writer ("Soul") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Soul") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Wilsamba") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • Tokyo no mizube (May 17, 2013) Performer ("Wilsamba")  Less
    • Chikurin (Apr 12, 2013) Performer ("Soul"), Writer ("Soul")  Less
  • Primary photo for WitseWitse (TV Series) Musician (harmonica solo)  Less 2004–2012
  • Primary photo for BaantjerBaantjer (TV Series) Musician (mouth organ) (124 episodes, 1995–2006), Soloist (1 episode, 2006)  Less 1995–2006 124
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  • Primary photo for Store danskereStore danskere (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Dirch Passer (Mar 6, 2005) Composer (as Toots Thielmans)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jacques Brel op de MarquisenJacques Brel op de Marquisen (TV Movie) Performer ("Ne me quitte pas")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sex and the CitySex and the City (TV Series) Performer ("Hard To Say Goodbye") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • I Heart NY (Feb 10, 2002) Performer ("Hard To Say Goodbye") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Barend en Van DorpBarend en Van Dorp (TV Series) Performer ("What a wonderful world") (1 episode, 2001), Himself - Musician (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for As Summers DieAs Summers Die (TV Movie) Harmonica  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Invitation to DanceInvitation to Dance (TV Movie) Musician (harmonica)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for SesamstraatSesamstraat (TV Series) Musician  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for TogetherTogether (TV Movie) Himself - Guitarist - Mouth Organist, Composer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Svenska ödenSvenska öden (TV Mini-series) Actor (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Stars of JazzStars of Jazz (TV Series) Performer ("Body and Soul") (1 episode, 1957), Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
Self (20 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Help HaïtiHelp Haïti (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Christmas in ParisChristmas in Paris Himself  Less 2008 €2MM
  • Primary photo for Between a Smile and a TearBetween a Smile and a Tear (Video) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Musical Support (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • Episode #10.77 (Jan 21, 2003) Himself - Musical Support  Less
  • Primary photo for Barend en Van DorpBarend en Van Dorp (TV Series) Himself - Musician (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for TROS TV ShowTROS TV Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (5 episodes, 1982–1992)  Less 1982–1992
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  • Primary photo for Thielemans Toots with Sylvia Vrethammar and Sivuca RendezvousThielemans Toots with Sylvia Vrethammar and Sivuca Rendezvous (Video) Self  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Champs-ElyséesChamps-Elysées (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Val Doonican Music ShowThe Val Doonican Music Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Paul Simon SpecialThe Paul Simon Special (TV Special) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself - mouth organist (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Hit-JournalHit-Journal (TV Series) Himself - Musician (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Jazz Musician / Himself (3 episodes, 1967–1971)  Less 1967–1971
  • Primary photo for Eine Frau mit PfiffEine Frau mit Pfiff (TV Movie) Himself (as Jean Toots Thielemans)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for EchoEcho (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Jimmy Dean ShowThe Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series) Himself (9 episodes, 1963–1965)  Less 1963–1965
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  • Primary photo for JazzprismaJazzprisma (TV Movie) Himself - Guitar Player  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Mahalia Jackson ShowThe Mahalia Jackson Show (TV Movie) Himself - Harmonica  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Stars of JazzStars of Jazz (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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