Bill Withers

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Born: 07/03/1938 in Slab Fork, West Virginia, USA

Filmography

Music (67)

The Wedding Ringer 2015 (Movie)

("Lean On Me") (Song)

Decoding Annie Parker 2014 (Movie)

("Lean On Me") (Song)

The New Black 2014 (Movie)

("I Can't Write Left Handed") (Song)

The New Black 2014 (Movie)

("I Can't Write Left Handed") (Song Performer)

The Rover 2014 (Movie)

("Pretty Girl Rock") (Song)

The Heat 2013 (Movie)

("Lonely Town, Lonely Street") (Song Performer)

The Heat 2013 (Movie)

("Lonely Town, Lonely Street") (Song)

Flight 2012 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song)

Flight 2012 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song Performer)

Pitch Perfect 2012 (Movie)

("No Diggity") (Song)

I Don't Know How She Does It 2011 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song Performer)

I Don't Know How She Does It 2011 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song)

Paul 2011 (Movie)

("Just The Two Of Us") (Song Performer)

Paul 2011 (Movie)

("Just The Two Of Us") (Song)

127 Hours 2010 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song Performer)

127 Hours 2010 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

"Hope She'll Be Happier" (Song)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

"Hope She'll Be Happier" (Song Performer)

The Hangover 2009 (Movie)

"Grandma's Hands" (Song Performer)

The Hangover 2009 (Movie)

"Grandma's Hands" (Song)

Code Name: The Cleaner 2007 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song Performer)

Code Name: The Cleaner 2007 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song)

Hoot 2006 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song)

Hoot 2006 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song Performer)

Madea's Family Reunion 2006 (Movie)

("Grandma's Hands") (Song)

Madea's Family Reunion 2006 (Movie)

("Grandma's Hands") (Song Performer)

School for Scoundrels 2006 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song Performer)

School for Scoundrels 2006 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song)

Something New 2006 (Movie)

("Who Is He and What Is He to You") (Song)

Beauty Shop 2005 (Movie)

("Lean on Me") (Song)

Munich 2005 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song)

Munich 2005 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song Performer)

Roll Bounce 2005 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song Performer)

Roll Bounce 2005 (Movie)

("Lovely Day") (Song)

Anchorman 2004 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song Performer)

Anchorman 2004 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song)

Johnson Family Vacation 2004 (Movie)

("Who Is He (And What Is He To You)?") (Song)

Johnson Family Vacation 2004 (Movie)

("Who Is He (And What Is He To You)?") (Song Performer)

Starsky & Hutch 2004 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song)

Starsky & Hutch 2004 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song Performer)

Ghosts of the Abyss 2003 (Movie)

("Just The Two Of Us") (Song)

Old School 2003 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song Performer)

Old School 2003 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song)

Poolhall Junkies 2003 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song)

Poolhall Junkies 2003 (Movie)

("Use Me") (Song Performer)

Bandits 2001 (Movie)

("Just the Two of Us") (Song Performer)

Bandits 2001 (Movie)

(Song)

Blow Dry 2001 (Movie)

("It's a Lovely Day") (Song Performer)

28 Days 2000 (Movie)

("Lean On Me") (Song)

American Beauty 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Any Given Sunday 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 (Movie)

("Just the Two of Us (Dr Evil Mix) (contains Will Smith's original 'Big Willie Style')") (Song)

Notting Hill 1999 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone") (Song Performer)

Notting Hill 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Play It to the Bone 1999 (Movie)

("Gonna Be a Lovely Day") (Song)

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 (Movie)

("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song Performer)

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

Fallen 1998 (Movie)

("Who Is He and What Is He to You") (Song)

The Nephew 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

The Nephew 1998 (Movie)

("Who Is He to You?") (Song Performer)

Soul Food 1997 (Movie)

("No Diggity") (Song)

Jerry Maguire 1996 (Movie)

("The Wrong Come Up") (Song)

Crooklyn 1994 (Movie)

song/song performer("Ain't No Sunshine") (Song)

The Bodyguard 1992 (Movie)

("It's Gonna Be a Lovely Day") (Song)

Lean on Me 1989 (Movie)

("Lean on Me") (Song)

Lonely Town, Lonely Street 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Song
Actor (8)

The Voice 2012 (Tv Show)

Special Appearance

Still Bill 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Saturday Night Live 1976 (Tv Show)

Actor

Save the Children 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

Relationships

Marcia Johnson

Wife

Denise Nicholas Actor

Ex-Wife

Kori Withers Actor

Daughter
Born in Los Angeles to Bill and Marcia Withers

Todd Withers

Son

Milestones

1980

Sang the hit "Just the Two of Us" for soul-jazz saxophonist Grover Washington Jr.

1974

Performed in Zaire alongside James Brown, Etta James and B.B. King prior to the Foreman-Ali "Rumble in the Jungle" fight.

1972

Second album Still Bill features hits "Use Me" and "Lean On Me"

1969

Debut album Just As I Am is released, featuring the singles "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Grandma's Hands."

Bonus Trivia

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Youngest of 13 children.

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Worked on assembly lines in factories around Los Angeles during the early days of his career, leaving only after the success of his debut album.

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Retired from the music business in 1988

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