Joe Sample

Joe Sample brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. His music also appeared on the television show "Code Name: Foxfire" (NBC, 1984-85). Though known first for his ... Read more »

Filmography

Music (16)

Fighting 2009 (Movie)

("Street Life") (Song)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

("Put It Where You Want It") (Song)

Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay 2008 (Movie)

("Zydeco Train") (Song)

Freedom Writers 2007 (Movie)

("Papa'z Song") (Song)

George Benson: Absolutely Live 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Deceiver 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

Deceiver 1998 (Movie)

("Black and White") (Song Performer)

The Chamber 1996 (Movie)

(Song)

The Chamber 1996 (Movie)

("Miles of Blue (Blue Miles)") (Song Performer)

The Favor 1994 (Movie)

("Big Bad Love") (Song)

Talent for the Game 1991 (Movie)

songs("Destiny" "Coulda' Woulda' Shoulda'") (Song)

Thelma & Louise 1991 (Movie)

("Better Not Look Down") (Song)

Nighthawks 1981 (Movie)

("Last Call") (Song)

Sharky's Machine 1981 (Movie)

("Street Life") (Song)

Code Name: Foxfire (TV Show)

Theme Song

My Past Is My Own (TV Show)

Music
Actor (3)

George Benson: Absolutely Live 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Melrose Place 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Newport Jazz '87 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Joe Sample brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. His music also appeared on the television show "Code Name: Foxfire" (NBC, 1984-85). Though known first for his music, Sample also acted in "Newport Jazz '87" (PBS, 1987-88) and "Melrose Place" (Fox, 1991-98). In the nineties, Sample's music mostly appeared in films like the Edward James Olmos sports drama "Talent for the Game" (1991), the Geena Davis adventurous drama "Thelma & Louise" (1991) and "The Favor" (1994) with Harley Jane Kozak. His work was also in the dramatic adaptation "The Chamber" (1996) with Chris O'Donnell and "Deceiver" (1998). Sample also composed music for the dramatic adaptation "Freedom Writers" (2007) with Hilary Swank, "Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay" (2008) and the Channing Tatum crime flick "Fighting" (2009). His music was also featured in the documentary "Soul Power" (2009) with Muhammad Ali. In addition to his music, Sample also appeared on-screen in "George Benson: Absolutely Live" (PBS, 2000-01). Sample most recently voiced characters in "Ever After High: Spring Unsprung" (2014-15).

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