Joe Williams

Actor-musician Joe Williams made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Williams began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Burt Reynolds action flick "Sharky's Machine" (1981), the ... Read more »
Born: 12/12/1918 in CordeleGE

Filmography

Actor (27)

Cold War 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 29th NAACP Image Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

The Kennedy Center Honors 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

A Salute to the Newport Jazz Festival 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Presenter

Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1991 Crosby Clambake 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Dinah Comes Home Again 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Echoes of the Big Bands With Merv Griffin 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown! 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Performer

Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Sesame Street, Special 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 28th Annual Grammy Awards 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Performer

Eubie Blake: A Century of Music 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Sing Sing Thanksgiving 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Moonshine War 1969 (Movie)

Aaron (Actor)

The George Hamilton IV Show 1958 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (9)

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil 1997 (Movie)

("Too Marvelous for Words") (Song Performer)

Blue Chips 1994 (Movie)

("Baby, Please Don't Go") (Song)

Clippers 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Wild At Heart 1990 (Movie)

("Baby Please Don't Go") (Song)

She's Out Of Control 1989 (Movie)

("Please Baby Don't Go") (Song)

Good Morning, Vietnam 1987 (Movie)

("Baby Please Don't Go") (Song)

All of Me 1984 (Movie)

("All Of Me") (Song Performer)

City Heat 1984 (Movie)

("City Heat") (Song Performer)

Sharky's Machine 1981 (Movie)

("Before You" "8 to 5 I Lose") (Song Performer)

Biography

Actor-musician Joe Williams made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen. Williams began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Burt Reynolds action flick "Sharky's Machine" (1981), the fantastical comedy "All of Me" (1984) with Steve Martin and the action picture "City Heat" (1984) with Clint Eastwood. His music also appeared in the Robin Williams hit dramatic comedy "Good Morning, Vietnam" (1987). In addition to his music, Williams appeared in the Patrick McGoohan comedic drama "The Moonshine War" (1970) and the Joan Baez documentary "Sing Sing Thanksgiving" (1974). In the eighties and the nineties, Williams devoted his time to various credits, such as "Sesame Street, Special" (PBS, 1987-88), "The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts" (CBS, 1987-88) and "She's Out Of Control" with Tony Danza (1989). He also worked on "Wild At Heart" (1990). Williams was most recently credited in the Robert Downey Jr. smash hit action movie "Iron Man 3" (2013). Williams also contributed music to "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" (1997). Williams passed away in March 1999 at the age of 81.

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