James Brown

James Brown

Age
73 (passed away Dec. 25th, 2006)
Birthday
May. 3rd, 1933
Born in
Barnwell, South Carolina, USA
Height
5' 6"

James Brown's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Soul Train TV Show
Soul Train
 

Main Movie Roles

2006 - Glastonbury
2002 - The Tuxedo
2002 - Undercover Brother
2002 - The New Guy
1998 - Holy Man
1998 - Blues Brothers 2000
1996 - When We Were Kings
1991 - The Commitments
1985 - Rocky IV
1983 - Doctor Detroit
1980 - The Blues Brothers

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself
2
Himself - Team Captain
1
Lou De Long
1
Himself (Voiced)
1
Hostage Negotiator (Voiced)
1
Himself - Musical Guest
1
Himself
1
Himself
1
James Brown
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • He served 26 months in prison for leading police on a high speed chase in Georgia in 1988.
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1501 Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
  • Singer, songwriter, band leader and record producer.
  • He was voted the 7th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
  • Voted the tenth greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008.
  • In 1991, the Techno group L.A. Style released a highly irreverent and controversial single entitled "James Brown Is Dead". There were two songs quickly made in response: "James Brown Is Still Alive" by Holy Noise, and "Who the F*** Is James Brown?" by Traumatic Stress.
  • Coordinated his dance moves to lead his band. Each movement was actually an instruction to the band.
  • Brown's hit singles like "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)" and "Funky President" galvanized black youth during the turbulent '70's.


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