Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

Age
64
Birthday
May. 13th, 1950
Born in
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Height
6' 0 1/2"

Stevie Wonder's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Fridays TV Show
Fridays
VH1 Divas TV Show
VH1 Divas
The Leslie Uggams Show TV Show
The Leslie Uggams Show
Top of The Pops 2 (UK) TV Show
Top of The Pops 2 (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2002 - Standing in the Shadows of Motown
1972 - Cocksucker Blues
1964 - Bikini Beach
1964 - Muscle Beach Party

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself
4
Himself - Interviewee
2
Himself
1
Himself
1
Guest
1
Himself - Special Guest
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:




TRIVIA:
  • At age 49 he was youngest-ever recipient in the 22-year history of Kennedy Center Honors given annually for lifetime contribution to arts and culture, presented by President 'Bill Clinton (I)' (qv) in Wash DC, Dec. 5, 1999.
  • Awarded the Polar Music Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music Award, in 1999.
  • Friend 'Dizzy Gillespie' (qv) played the trumpet solo on "Do I Do" from Wonder's "Musiquarium" compilation album (1982).
  • Has won 21 Grammy awards (a record for most Grammy awards)
  • In his acceptance speech for the Oscar for Best Song in 1984, Wonder dedicated his award to imprisoned civil rights leader 'Nelson Mandela' (qv). The South African government promptly banned Wonder's music from the country.
  • 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).
  • His first #1 hit was the half-improvised "Fingertips - Part 2", recorded live in concert (The first live pop single to ever reach #1). It topped the Pop Music and R&B charts in 1963 when Stevie Wonder was only 12. You can the hear the musicians struggling to keep up with the young vocalist and harmonica player as he improvises rhythm and blues riffs, and at one point in the recording a musician is heard shouting "What key? What key?"
  • Played harmonica on 'Chaka Khan (I)' (qv)'s 1984 hit "I Feel For You"


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