May. 13th, 1950
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
6' 0 1/2"
Stevie Wonder's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2002 - Standing in the Shadows of Motown
1972 - Cocksucker Blues
1964 - Bikini Beach
1964 - Muscle Beach Party
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Interviewee
Himself - Musical Guest
Himself - Guest
- Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
- Became the very first blind recipient of an Academy Award when his composition "I Just Called to Say I Love You" won Best Original Song from _The Woman in Red (1984)_ (qv) soundtrack.
- Son of Lula Mae Hardaway.
- Oddly enough, two other vocalists introduced his 1973 smash hit "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (from album "Talking Book") before Wonder actually sang any lyrics. Respectively, these singers were 'James Gilstrap' (qv) and 'Lani Groves' (qv).
- Received the Second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on February 25, 2009. Selection was announced September 2008.
- Wrote the tribute for 'Mariah Carey' (qv)'s endorsement in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (Artists & Entertainers section / Issue May 12, 2008).
- Father of 'Aisha Morris' (qv), and 'Keita Morris' (qv).
- Has won 21 Grammy awards (a record for most Grammy awards)