Clark Terry

Clark Terry was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on, Terry mostly landed roles in various films, including "The Great Rocky Mountain Jazz Party" (1977), the Quincy Jones documentary "Listen Up" ... Read more »
Born: 12/14/1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Filmography

Actor (16)

Cole Nobody Knows 2014 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Keep On Keepin' On 2014 (Movie)

(Himself)

Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Jazz 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 41st Annual Grammy Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The 40th Annual Grammy Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

Cosby 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

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

Actor

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

Performer

Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Listen Up 1990 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

A Duke Named Ellington 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cosby Mysteries (TV Show)

Actor
Music (4)

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Performer

Criminal 2004 (Movie)

("Roundalay") (Song Performer)

L' Homme aux yeux d'argent 1984 (Movie)

(Performer)

The Hot Rock 1971 (Movie)

Sound Track Musician(Trumpet) (Performer)

Biography

Clark Terry was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on, Terry mostly landed roles in various films, including "The Great Rocky Mountain Jazz Party" (1977), the Quincy Jones documentary "Listen Up" (1990) and the documentary "Texas Tenor: The Illinois Jacquet Story" (1992) with Illinois Jacquet. He appeared in a number of television specials, including "A Duke Named Ellington" (PBS, 1987-88) and "An American Reunion: The 52nd Presidential Inaugural Gala" (CBS, 1992-93). In the nineties, he acted in "The Cosby Mysteries" (NBC, 1994-95) and "Cosby" (CBS, 1996-2000). He also contributed to a variety of television specials, including "A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival" (PBS, 1993-94) and "Nissan Presents: The 2nd Annual Celebration of America's Music" (ABC, 1997-98). Terry had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties and the early 2000s, including "The 41st Annual Grammy Awards" (CBS, 1998-99), "Jazz" (PBS, 2000-01) and "VH1 Divas Live: The One and Only Aretha Franklin -- A Benefit Concert For VH1 Save the Music Foundat" (VH1, 2000-01). His credits also expanded to "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration" (CBS, 2001-02), "Criminal" (2004) starring John C Reilly and "Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz" (PBS, 2006-07). Terry last appeared on "Keep On Keepin' On" (2014) with Bill Cosby. Terry passed away in February 2015 at the age of 95.

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