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

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

Guest TV Roles

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



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • Singer, songwriter, band leader and record producer.
  • Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2000.
  • His wife, Adrienne Rodriguez, charged him 4 times with felony assault. She died of heart failure following plastic surgery.
  • Was planning on singing at 'B.B. King' (qv)'s blues club in New York on New Year's Eve a week before he died.
  • Due to the timing of Brown's death, there were no flights out of Atlanta to fly Brown's body up to New York for a public viewing at the Apollo Theater. The funeral director and 'Al Sharpton' (qv) opted to drive Brown's body from Atlanta to New York, instead.
  • Voted the tenth greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008.
  • His funeral was officiated by his good friend, Rev. 'Al Sharpton' (qv).
  • One of 5 recipients of the 2003 Kennedy Center Honors; other recipients were 'Carol Burnett' (qv), 'Loretta Lynn' (qv), 'Mike Nichols (I)' (qv)and 'Itzhak Perlman' (qv).


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