Fats Waller

Throughout his Hollywood career, Fats Waller's musical talent was featured in a variety of Hollywood productions. Waller worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "A Sense of Loss" ... Read more »
Born: 05/21/1904 in Manhattan, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (41)

Florence Foster Jenkins 2016 (Movie)

("Take It Easy") (Song Performer)

Me and Orson Welles 2009 (Movie)

("I'm A Hundred Percent For You") (Song Performer)

Be Kind Rewind 2008 (Movie)

"I Ain't Got Nobody" (Song Performer)

King of California 2007 (Movie)

"Let's Pretend There's A Moon" (Song Performer)

The Notorious Bettie Page 2006 (Movie)

("(Do You Intend To Put An End To) A Sweet Beginning Like This") (Song Performer)

White Countess 2005 (Movie)

("That Rhythm Man") (Song)

Around the Bend 2004 (Movie)

("Hi Ho Silver") (Song)

Anything Else 2003 (Movie)

("Honeysuckle Rose") (Song)

The Human Stain 2003 (Movie)

("Honeysuckle Rose") (Song)

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood 2002 (Movie)

("Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now") (Song)

Town & Country 2001 (Movie)

("Ain't Misbehavin'") (Song)

The Legend of Bagger Vance 2000 (Movie)

("My Best Wishes") (Song Performer)

Office Space 1999 (Movie)

("All That Meat and No Potatoes") (Song)

Snow Falling on Cedars 1999 (Movie)

("I Used to Love You (But It's all Over Now)") (Song Performer)

The Story of Us 1999 (Movie)

("Keepin' Out of Mischief Now") (Song)

Trojan Eddie 1997 (Movie)

("Old Man Trouble") (Song)

Black and Blue 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Music

Innocents Abroad 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

Curly Sue 1991 (Movie)

("Yacht Club Swing") (Song)

Mobsters 1991 (Movie)

("This Joint Is Jumpin'") (Song)

The Marrying Man 1991 (Movie)

("Honeysuckle Rose") (Song)

In Country 1989 (Movie)

("Ain't Misbehavin'") (Song)

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Hotel Terminus: Klaus Barbie, His Life and Times 1988 (Movie)

("Smashing Thirds") (Song Performer)

Sophisticated Lady 1988 (Movie)

("That Old Feeling") (Song Performer)

Baryshnikov on Broadway 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Song

Death of a Soldier 1986 (Movie)

("Original E Flat Blues") (Song)

The Cotton Club 1984 (Movie)

("Ain't Misbehavin'") (Song)

What Happened to Kerouac? 1984 (Movie)

("Honeysuckle Rose") (Song)

Zelig 1983 (Movie)

("I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling") (Song)

Ain't Misbehavin' 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Music

They All Laughed 1981 (Movie)

("Ain't Misbehavin'") (Song)

Eraserhead 1978 (Movie)

(pipe organ) (Performer)

Eraserhead 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Interiors 1978 (Movie)

("Keeping Out of Mischief") (Song)

To the Count of Basie 1978 (Movie)

songs("This Joint Is Jumpin'" "Ain't Misbehavin'") (Song)

Twyla Tharp & Dancers 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Music

Lucky Lady 1975 (Movie)

("Ain't Misbehavin") (Song)

Hall alla dorrar Oppna 1973 (Movie)

(Music)

A Sense of Loss 1971 (Movie)

("Waiting at the End of the Road") (Song Performer)

Gentlemen Marry Brunettes 1955 (Movie)

("Ain't Misbehavin'") (Song)
Actor (4)

Jumpin' Jive 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Sophisticated Lady 1988 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Stormy Weather 1942 (Movie)

'Fats' Waller (Actor)

King of Burlesque 1934 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

Biography

Throughout his Hollywood career, Fats Waller's musical talent was featured in a variety of Hollywood productions. Waller worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "A Sense of Loss" (1972), "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" with Jane Russell (1955) and "Hall alla dorrar Oppna" with Kisa Magnusson (1973). He also contributed to "Hooray For Love" (1935) starring Ann Sothern, "King of Burlesque" (1935) starring Warner Baxter and "Stormy Weather" (1943) starring Lena Horne. Waller was also credited in "Zelig" with Woody Allen (1983), "The Cotton Club" (1984) and "What Happened to Kerouac?" (1985). He also was recognized in "Death of a Soldier" with James Coburn (1986). Waller's music was most recently featured in the Jack Black comedy "Be Kind Rewind" (2008). Waller passed away in December 1943 at the age of 39.

Milestones

Popular songs include "After You've Gone" and "Spring Cleaning".

Known for such albums as "The Joint Is Jumpin'"

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