Joe Cocker

Arguably one of the most dynamic singers of the late 1960s and beyond, English singer Joe Cocker's raw, soul-drenched vocals and near spastic stage persona elevated him to worldwide fame in the 1970s before he ... Read more »
Born: 05/19/1944 in Sheffield, England, GB

Filmography

Music (34)

Flight 2012 (Movie)

("Feelin' Alright") (Song Performer)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 (Tv Show)

Performer

Battle: Los Angeles 2011 (Movie)

("California Love") (Song)

Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star 2011 (Movie)

("California Love") (Song)

Iron Man 2 2010 (Movie)

("California Love" (Single Version)) (Song)

Marmaduke 2010 (Movie)

("California Love") (Song)

Valentine's Day 2010 (Movie)

("California Love") (Song)

The Pursuit of Happyness 2006 (Movie)

("Feelin' Alright") (Song Performer)

Layer Cake 2005 (Movie)

("Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood") (Song Performer)

Walking Tall 2004 (Movie)

("Feelin' Alright") (Song Performer)

Play It to the Bone 1999 (Movie)

("Dangerous Mood") (Song Performer)

The Love Letter 1999 (Movie)

("Feelin' Alright") (Song Performer)

Joe Cocker: Have a Little Faith 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Blown Away 1994 (Movie)

("Take Me Home") (Song Performer)

Joe Cocker: Night Calls 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Benny & Joon 1993 (Movie)

("Can't Find My Way Home") (Song Performer)

Carlito's Way 1993 (Movie)

("You Are So Beautiful") (Song Performer)

Sleepless in Seattle 1993 (Movie)

("Bye Bye Blackbird") (Song Performer)

The Bodyguard 1992 (Movie)

("Trust in Me") (Song Performer)

The Cutting Edge 1992 (Movie)

("Feels Like Forever - Theme From 'The Cutting Edge'") (Song Performer)

An Innocent Man 1989 (Movie)

("When the Night Comes") (Song Performer)

Bull Durham 1988 (Movie)

("Woman Loves a Man") (Song Performer)

De Orionnevel 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Harry and the Hendersons 1987 (Movie)

("Love Lives On") (Song Performer)

9 1/2 Weeks 1986 (Movie)

("You Can Leave Your Hat On") (Song Performer)

Wildcats 1986 (Movie)

("We Stand Alone") (Song Performer)

Wildcats 1986 (Movie)

("We Stand Alone") (Song)

Zabou 1986 (Movie)

("Now That You're Gone") (Song Performer)

Teachers 1984 (Movie)

("Edge Of A Dream") (Song Performer)

An Officer and A Gentleman 1982 (Movie)

("Up Where We Belong") (Song Performer)

Modern Romance 1981 (Movie)

("You Are So Beautiful") (Song Performer)

The Six O'Clock Follies 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

Citizens Band 1977 (Movie)

("You Are So Beautiful") (Song Performer)

Woodstock 1970 (Movie)

("With a Little Help From My Friends") (Song Performer)
Actor (26)

Austin City Limits 1974 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

American Idol 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Across the Universe 2007 (Movie)

Bum/Pimp/Mad Hippie (Actor)

Pavarotti & Friends 99 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Bill Clinton: Rock 'n' Roll President 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Joe Cocker: Night Calls 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Right Time With Tom Jones 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Super Dave 1987 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 to One: Joe Cocker 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Tribute to John Lennon 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

New Visions 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Prince's Trust All-Star Rock Concert 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Show 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

A Soul Session: James Brown & Friends 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Motown Returns to the Apollo 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Sound of the City: London 1964-73 1980 (Movie)

(Actor)

Saturday Night Live 1976 (Tv Show)

Actor

Superstars in Film Concert 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

Woodstock 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

Groupies 1969 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Arguably one of the most dynamic singers of the late 1960s and beyond, English singer Joe Cocker's raw, soul-drenched vocals and near spastic stage persona elevated him to worldwide fame in the 1970s before he transitioned successfully into a mainstream rock/pop artist with the Oscar-winning "Up Where We Belong" (1982) and other songs throughout the 1990s and beyond. After toiling in obscurity throughout the 1960s, Cocker landed his first No 1 U.K. single with a passionate cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends," which minted him as a world-class interpreter of other rock acts' material. Subsequent hits with Leon Russell's "Delta Lady," The Box Tops' "The Letter" and Billy Preston's "You are so Beautiful" kept Cocker in the spotlight until the mid-1970s, when depression and substance abuse derailed his career. Fortunately, a new generation enjoyed his work when his duet with Jennifer Warnes, "Up Where We Belong," returned him to the top of the charts. Cocker continued to mine chart hits throughout the 1990s and beyond, his voice still imbuing its blend of bluesy grit and jazz-like inflection on original material and choice covers alike. A bona fide survivor of the turbulent 1960s and 1970s music scene, Joe Cocker remained one of rock-n-roll's most extraordinary vocal talents. His death on December 22, 2014 was mourned by generations of fans as well as his friends, family and peers.

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