Bobby McFerrin

Grammy-winning Bobby McFerrin was a cherished music legend with an exceptional career. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Evening at Pops" (PBS, 1969-2002). McFerrin also ... Read more »
Born: 03/11/1950 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (31)

The Sing-Off 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Bach Around the World 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rhythm of Life 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

The Wizard of Oz on Ice 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Rhythms of the World 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Garrison Keillor's Home 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Sinbad & Friends All the Way Live ... Almost 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Super Dave 1987 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 34th Annual Grammy Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

Jon Hendricks: The Freddie Sessions 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Jim Henson's Ghost of Faffner Hall 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Listen Up 1990 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Yo-Yo Ma: A Month at Tanglewood 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Bernstein at 70 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Sing Out America! With Judy Collins 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 31st Annual Grammy Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

All That Bach 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Live From Planet Earth 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Santabear's Highflying Adventure 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Voice

Duets: The Spirit of Collaboration 1987 (Movie)

Musician (Actor)

The 29th Annual Grammy Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Performer

The 28th Annual Grammy Awards 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Performer

In My Life (TV Show)

Actor

Simply Mad About the Mouse (TV Show)

Actor
Music (26)

The Humbling 2014 (Movie)

("Circlesong 6") (Song Performer)

The Humbling 2014 (Movie)

("Circlessong 6") (Song)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

WALL-E 2008 (Movie)

("Don't Worry Be Happy") (Song)

WALL-E 2008 (Movie)

("Don't Worry Be Happy") (Song Performer)

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals 2006 (Movie)

("Freedom is a Voice") (Song Performer)

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals 2006 (Movie)

("Freedom is a Voice") (Song)

Flushed Away 2006 (Movie)

("Don't Worry, Be Happy") (Song)

Dogs: The Early Years 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

Hush! 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

Rosie O'Donnell's Kids Are Punny 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Song

Welcome to Sarajevo 1997 (Movie)

(Song)

Welcome to Sarajevo 1997 (Movie)

("Don't Worry Be Happy") (Song Performer)

Celebrate Storytelling With Danny Glover 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Performer

Knickknack 1989 (Movie)

(Music)

Cocktail 1988 (Movie)

(Song)

Cocktail 1988 (Movie)

("Don't Worry, Be Happy") (Song Performer)

M & W Men and Women 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Music

The Bronx Zoo 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Music

Round Midnight 1986 (Movie)

song performer "Round Midnight" "What Is This Thing Called Love" "Chan's Song"(("Never Said")) (Song Performer)

Big Mama (TV Show)

Music

Private Dicks: Men Exposed (TV Show)

Music

The Elephant's Child (TV Show)

Music
Other (2)

Blake Edwards' Son of the Pink Panther 1993 (Movie)

("Pink Panther" theme performer and arranger) (Other)

Regarding Henry 1991 (Movie)

vocal performances (Other)

Biography

Grammy-winning Bobby McFerrin was a cherished music legend with an exceptional career. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Evening at Pops" (PBS, 1969-2002). McFerrin also contributed music to the drama "Round Midnight" (1986) with Dexter Gordon and the Tom Cruise comedic drama "Cocktail" (1988). McFerrin was nominated for an Outstanding Cultural Music-Dance Program Primetime Emmy Award for "Bobby McFerrin: Loosely Mozart -- The New Innovators of Classical Music" in 1997. McFerrin won a Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or More Voices Grammy Award in 1985. In the eighties and the nineties, McFerrin devoted his time to various credits, such as "Knickknack" (1989), "Listen Up" (1990) starring Quincy Jones and "Regarding Henry" (1991). He also worked on "Where Are We?: Our Trip Through America" (1992) starring Jeffrey Friedman. McFerrin's music was also featured in "Welcome to Sarajevo" (1997) with Stephen Dillane, "Hush!" (2002) and "Barnyard: The Original Party Animals" (2006). His music was also featured in the Hugh Jackman animated feature "Flushed Away" (2006) and the Fred Willard smash hit animated film "WALL-E" (2008). McFerrin's music was most recently featured in "The Humbling" (2014) with Al Pacino.

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