Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Redbone's career began in reality television, landing spots on such shows as "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975-) ... Read more »
Born: 08/26/1949

Filmography

Music (12)

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger 2010 (Movie)

("When You Wish Upon A Star") (Song Performer)

Elf 2003 (Movie)

("Christmas Island") (Song Performer)

Me, Myself and Irene 2000 (Movie)

("Chain Lighting") (Song Performer)

Trial and Error 1997 (Movie)

("Bouquet of Roses") (Song Performer)

Harry and the Hendersons 1990 - 1993 (TV Show)

Theme Music

The Washing Machine Man 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Everybody Wins 1990 (Movie)

(Music)

Everybody Wins 1990 (Movie)

song arranger("Polly Wolly Doodle" "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight") (Song)

Everybody Wins 1990 (Movie)

("Seduced" "Polly Wolly Doodle" "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight") (Song Performer)

Mr. Belvedere 1984 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Candy Mountain 1988 (Movie)

(Music)

The Big Fix 1978 (Movie)

("Seduced") (Song Performer)
Actor (4)

Elf 2003 (Movie)

Voice of Leon the Snowman (Actor)

Promised Land 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

Candy Mountain 1988 (Movie)

Huey (Actor)

Saturday Night Live 1976 (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

Leon Redbone brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Redbone's career began in reality television, landing spots on such shows as "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975-) and "Life Goes On" (ABC, 1989-1993). He also landed roles in various films, such as the drama "Candy Mountain" (1988) with Kevin O'Connor. Redbone also contributed music to the crime flick "The Big Fix" (1978) with Richard Dreyfuss and "Mr. Belvedere" (ABC, 1984-1990). In the nineties, Redbone devoted his time to various credits, such as "Everybody Wins" with Debra Winger (1990), "Harry and the Hendersons" and "The Washing Machine Man" (Showtime, 1991-92). He also worked on "Promised Land" (CBS, 1996-99). Redbone's music was also a part of the Michael Richards comedy "Trial and Error" (1997), the comedy adventure "Me, Myself and Irene" (2000) with Jim Carrey and the Adam Sandler smash hit romantic comedy "50 First Dates" (2004). Redbone's music was most recently featured in the comedy "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" (2010) with Anthony Hopkins. In addition to his music, Redbone also appeared on-screen in the Will Ferrell box office smash comedic fantasy "Elf" (2003).

Milestones

Known for such albums as "Christmas Island" and "On The Track"

Popular songs include "Mr. Belvedere" and "Christmas Island".

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