Leon Russell

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Born: 04/02/1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA

Filmography

Music (30)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2011 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Kids Are All Right 2010 (Movie)

("Out In The Woods") (Song)

The Kids Are All Right 2010 (Movie)

("Out In The Woods") (Song Performer)

The Princess and the Frog 2009 (Movie)

("Cajun Love Song") (Song)

2 Days in Paris 2007 (Movie)

("A Song For You") (Song)

Bug 2007 (Movie)

("This Masquerade") (Song)

Bug 2007 (Movie)

("This Masquerade") (Song Performer)

Ghost Rider 2007 (Movie)

("Superstar") (Song)

Juno 2007 (Movie)

("Superstar") (Song)

The Pursuit of Happyness 2006 (Movie)

("This Masquerade") (Song)

One Bright Shining Moment 2005 (Movie)

Additional Music (Music)

Around the Bend 2004 (Movie)

("Roll Away The Stone") (Song)

Around the Bend 2004 (Movie)

("Roll Away The Stone") (Song Performer)

Willie Nelson & Friends: Live and Kickin' 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Disappearing Acts 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Song

Remember the Titans 2000 (Movie)

("A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall") (Song Performer)

hospital road 1998 (Movie)

("Superstar") (Song)

Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story 1993 (Movie)

(Song)

Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story 1993 (Movie)

("Tightrope") (Song Performer)

Wayne's World 2 1993 (Movie)

("Superstar") (Song)

Flesh 'n' Blood 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Theme Song

29th Street 1991 (Movie)

(Song)

29th Street 1991 (Movie)

("Stranger in a Strange Land") (Song Performer)

Driving Me Crazy 1990 (Movie)

("A Song For You") (Song)

Crimes of the Heart 1986 (Movie)

("Don't Fence Me In") (Song Performer)

Honeysuckle Rose 1980 (Movie)

("A Song For You") (Song)

A Star Is Born 1976 (Movie)

("Lost Inside of You") (Song)

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 (Movie)

("Roll Away the Stone") (Song)

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 (Movie)

("Roll Away the Stone") (Song Performer)

The Concert For Bangla Desh 1971 (Movie)

(Song Performer)
Actor (12)

A Poem Is a Naked Person 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Wrecking Crew 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

Saturday Night Live 1976, 2011 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Union 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Boston Legal 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

CMA 40th: A Celebration 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

CMT Presents: The Kings Covers 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

New Orleans Live! 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? 1978 (Movie)

Radio Preacher (Actor)

Willie Nelson's 4th of July Celebration 1978 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Concert For Bangla Desh 1971 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Producer (1)

A Poem Is a Naked Person 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Milestones

2011

Inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame

2011

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2010

Recorded "The Union" with Elton John

2006

Inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

1991

Wrote the theme tune to "Flesh 'n' Blood" (NBC)

1974

Produced documentary "A Poem is a Naked Person"

1970

Played with George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, and Ravi Shankar at the Concert for Bangladesh

1970

Appeared in tour documentary "Mad Dogs and Englishmen"

1969

Debut solo album

1969

Wrote "Delta Lady" for Joe Cocker

1968

Debut album as The Asylum Choir with Marc Benno

Popular songs include "Tight Rope" and "A Song For You".

Known for such albums as "Leon Russell And The Shelter People"

Bonus Trivia

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Co-founded the successful 1970s label Shelter Records with producer Denny Cordell; successful artists included Dwight Twilley and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

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