Jackie DeShannon

Jackie DeShannon boasts musical talents that have been featured in a variety of Hollywood productions. DeShannon began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like "The Chicken Chronicles" (1977) with ... Read more »
Born: 08/21/1944

Filmography

Music (22)

Alex Cross 2012 (Movie)

("All Our Secrets Are The Same") (Song Performer)

That's My Boy 2012 (Movie)

("Bette Davis Eyes") (Song)

Take Me Home Tonight 2011 (Movie)

("Bette Davis Eyes") (Song)

The Secret Life of Bees 2008 (Movie)

("Breakaway") (Song)

American Gun 2006 (Movie)

("No Easy Way Down") (Song Performer)

RV 2006 (Movie)

("Needles and Pins") (Song Performer)

North Country 2005 (Movie)

("Bette Davis Eyes") (Song)

Stuart Little 2 2002 (Movie)

("Put A Little Love In Your Heart") (Song)

Duets 2000 (Movie)

("Bette Davis Eyes") (Song)

200 Cigarettes 1999 (Movie)

("Bette Davis Eyes") (Song)

Shooting Fish 1998 (Movie)

("What the World Needs Now") (Song Performer)

My Best Friend's Wedding 1997 (Movie)

("What the World Needs Now Is Love") (Song)

Becoming Colette 1992 (Movie)

("There Was a Time") (Song)

Drugstore Cowboy 1989 (Movie)

(Song)

Drugstore Cowboy 1989 (Movie)

("Put a Little Love in Your Heart") (Song Performer)

In Country 1989 (Movie)

("What the World Needs Now Is Love") (Song Performer)

Scrooged 1988 (Movie)

("Put a Little Love in Your Heart") (Song)

Who'll Stop the Rain? 1978 (Movie)

("Put a Little Love in Your Heart") (Song Performer)

The Chicken Chronicles 1976 (Movie)

("Put a Little Love in Your Heart") (Song Performer)

The Chicken Chronicles 1976 (Movie)

(Song)

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 1969 (Movie)

("What the World Needs Now Is Love") (Performer)

Primary Colors: The Story of Corita (TV Show)

Song Performer
Actor (3)

Elvis Forever 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Surf Party 1963 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Catcher (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Jackie DeShannon boasts musical talents that have been featured in a variety of Hollywood productions. DeShannon began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like "The Chicken Chronicles" (1977) with Phil Silvers, the action film "Who'll Stop the Rain?" (1978) with Nick Nolte and the Bill Murray fantastical comedy "Scrooged" (1988). Her music also appeared in the Bruce Willis dramatic adaptation "In Country" (1989). An actress as well as a musician, DeShannon played a part in "Surf Party" (1964) with Bobby Vinton. DeShannon won a Song Of The Year Grammy Award in 1981. In the eighties and the nineties, DeShannon's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like "Becoming Colette" (1992), the Tom Hanks hit dramatic adaptation "Forrest Gump" (1994) and the Julia Roberts blockbuster romantic comedy "My Best Friend's Wedding" (1997). DeShannon's music was also featured in the Geena Davis family sequel "Stuart Little 2" (2002), the Charlize Theron dramatic adaptation "North Country" (2005) and the drama "American Gun" (2006) with Donald Sutherland. Her music was also featured in the comedy "RV" (2006) with Robin Williams and the dramatic adaptation "The Secret Life of Bees" (2008) with Queen Latifah. DeShannon's music was most recently used in "That's My Boy" (2012).

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