Bonnie Raitt

A double rarity in the music business, in that she was both a white woman who played the blues, as well as an artist who parlayed her love of traditional American music into a platinum-selling, multi-Grammy ... Read more »
Born: 11/08/1949 in Burbank, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (85)

B.B. King: The Life of Riley 2014 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways 2014 (Tv Show)

Interviewee

This Ain't No Mouse Music! 2014 (Movie)

(Herself)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2013 (Tv Show)

Performer

Road To Austin 2013 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Grammys Will Go On: A Death in the Family 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2012 (Tv Show)

Performer

Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Movie 2010 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

Trudell 2006 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Before the Music Dies 2005 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Make it Funky 2005 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The 47th Annual Grammy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Lightning in a Bottle 2004 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

The 35th Annual NAACP Image Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The 45th Annual Grammy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The Blues 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Roots Music 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Country Bears 2002 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Special 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Stand and Be Counted 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Class of 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Live 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

A Tribute to Muddy Waters, King of the Blues 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Class of '99 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC in Concert 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Motown 40: The Music Is Forever 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories 1991 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator

Ellen 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 39th Annual Grammy Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Bonnie Raitt: Road Tested 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

New Year's Eve in Vegas 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Stevie Ray Vaughan: A Tribute 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

Aretha Franklin: Going Home 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Bonnie Raitt Has Something to Talk About 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The 37th Annual Grammy Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Jackson Browne: Going Home 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The 36th Annual Grammy Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Honors 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

A Very Special Christmas II 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Aretha Franklin: Duets 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

John Lee Hooker & Friends 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

London Underground 1990 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The 35th Annual Grammy Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Together For Our Children -- M.U.S.I.C. 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Hard Rock Cafe New Year's Eve Special 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The 25th Montreux Music Festival 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

2 Years... Later 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Farm Aid IV 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Roy Orbison Tribute to Benefit the Homeless 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Showtime Coast to Coast: American Music 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2nd International Rock Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 32nd Annual Grammy Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Best of Cinemax Sessions 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Changer: A Record of the Times 1990 (Movie)

herself (Actor)

The Ring 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Neville Brothers: Tell It Like It Is 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

A Rock 'n' Roll Summit 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black & White Night 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Arlo Guthrie Show 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

No Nukes 1980 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Urban Cowboy 1980 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bonnie Raitt and Paul Butterfield 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Les Paul: Chasing Sound (TV Show)

Actor
Music (26)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2012 (Tv Show)

Performer

Then She Found Me 2008 (Movie)

("Cool, Clear Water") (Song Performer)

Then She Found Me 2008 (Movie)

("Cool, Clear Water") (Song)

Home on the Range 2004 (Movie)

("Will The Sun Ever Shine Again") (Song Performer)

Lifetime's 4th Annual Women Rock! Songs From The Movies 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Sideways 2004 (Movie)

("Fearless Love") (Song Performer)

The Country Bears 2002 (Movie)

("Can Love Stand The Test") (Song Performer)

Steal This Movie 2000 (Movie)

("I'ts All Over Now Baby Blue") (Song Performer)

And Baby Makes Two 1999 (Movie)

("Baby Mine") (Song Performer)

Playing By Heart 1998 (Movie)

("Lover's Will") (Song)

Michael 1996 (Movie)

song peformer("Feels Like Home") (Song)

Boys on the Side 1995 (Movie)

("You Got It") (Song Performer)

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag 1992 (Movie)

("(Goin') Wild For You Baby") (Song Performer)

Rush 1991 (Movie)

("Angel From Montgomery") (Song Performer)

Air America 1990 (Movie)

("Right Place Wrong Time") (Song Performer)

Always 1989 (Movie)

(Song)

Always 1989 (Movie)

("Nick of Time") (Song Performer)

The Big Picture 1989 (Movie)

("Angel") (Song Performer)

Extremities 1986 (Movie)

("Stand Up to the Night") (Song Performer)

Stripper 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Christine 1983 (Movie)

("Runaway") (Song Performer)

No Nukes 1980 (Movie)

("Runaway" "Takin' It to the Streets" "Power") (Song Performer)

Urban Cowboy 1980 (Movie)

("Darlin'" "Don't It Make You Wanna Dance") (Song Performer)

The Story of Mothers & Daughters (TV Show)

Song Performer

Biography

A double rarity in the music business, in that she was both a white woman who played the blues, as well as an artist who parlayed her love of traditional American music into a platinum-selling, multi-Grammy Award-winning career, Bonnie Raitt was a much-beloved musician whose soulful voice and nimble fretwork brought sass, class and honesty to such hit songs as "Nick of Time," "The Thing Called Love," "Something To Talk About" and countless others. The daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt, she debuted in the late 1960s as part of the blues revival scene, and shared the stage with some of the giants of the medium, including Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker. Raitt parlayed that priceless education into her own work, which drew critical acclaim throughout the 1970s and 1980s but relatively small album sales. However, she achieved her long-overdue breakthrough in 1989 with Nick of Time, which earned three Grammys and launched her into superstar status. A dedicated political activist as well as a powerful musician, Raitt used her newfound stardom to support countless organizations in the 1990s and 21st century while never losing sight of her status as one of the most potent and recognizable figures in America popular music.

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