Joe "Pinetop" Perkins

Joe "Pinetop" Perkins worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. "Pinetop" Perkins worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Angel Heart" (1987) starring ... Read more »
Born: 07/07/1913 in Belzoni, Mississippi, USA

Filmography

Actor (7)

The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 31st Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Blues 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Tribute to Muddy Waters, King of the Blues 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Miss Missouri 1990 (Movie)

Sammy Price (Actor)

Angel Heart 1987 (Movie)

Pianist (Actor)

The Blues Brothers 1980 (Movie)

Luther Jackson--Maxwell Street Musician (Actor)
Music (2)

Benny & Joon 1993 (Movie)

(Song)

Benny & Joon 1993 (Movie)

("'Pinetop's Boogie Woogie") (Song Performer)

Biography

Joe "Pinetop" Perkins worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. "Pinetop" Perkins worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Angel Heart" (1987) starring Mickey Rourke and "The Blues Brothers" with John Belushi (1980). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Richard Anconina romance "Miss Missouri" (1990). He also appeared in the TV special "A Tribute to Muddy Waters, King of the Blues" (PBS, 1998). "Pinetop" Perkins also created music for "Benny & Joon" (1993) with Johnny Depp. "Pinetop" Perkins last acted in "The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll" (2011). "Pinetop" Perkins passed away in March 2011 at the age of 98.

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