Jody Watley

Jody Watley was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "In Person From the Palace" (CBS, 1986-87). She appeared in a ... Read more »
Born: 01/30/1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (21)

America's Most Talented Kids 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mystery Men 1999 (Movie)

Disco Girl (Actor)

Hitz 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Presenter

I Hate the Way I Look 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Surviving a Break-Up 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Presenter

The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Presenter

Red, Hot & Blue 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1989 MTV Video Music Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

1988 MTV Video Music Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

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

Performer

1987 Power Hits New Year's Eve Countdown 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve '88 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

In Person From the Palace 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (4)

Party/Party 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Theme Song

Private Lessons 2 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

White Men Can't Jump 1992 (Movie)

("Let Me Make It Up to You Tonight") (Song Performer)

Switch 1991 (Movie)

("It's All There") (Song Performer)

Biography

Jody Watley was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. She worked in series television while getting her start in acting, including a part on "In Person From the Palace" (CBS, 1986-87). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve '88" (ABC, 1987-88) and "1987 Power Hits New Year's Eve Countdown" (1987-88). In the eighties and the nineties, Watley devoted her time to various credits, such as "The 1989 MTV Video Music Awards" (MTV, 1989-1990), "The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards" and "Switch" (1991) starring Ellen Barkin. She also worked on "White Men Can't Jump" with Wesley Snipes (1992). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Hitz" (UPN, 1997-98). She also appeared in the Hank Azaria action movie "Mystery Men" (1999). Watley also contributed music to the Eddie Murphy box office smash fantastical comedy "Dr. Dolittle" (1998). Most recently, Watley worked on "Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America" (VH1, 2009-2010).

Milestones

Known for such albums as "Larger Than Life" and "Jody Watley"

Popular songs include "Looking For A New Love" and "Real Love".

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