Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Jordan began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Raging Bull" (1980) with Robert De ... Read more »
Born: 07/08/1908 in Brinkley, Arkansas, USA

Filmography

Music (15)

World's Greatest Dad 2009 (Movie)

("Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't My Baby") (Song)

Grilled 2007 (Movie)

("Early In The Mornin") (Song)

A Love Song for Bobby Long 2004 (Movie)

("Santa Claus Santa Claus") (Song Performer)

It Runs in the Family 2003 (Movie)

("Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby") (Song)

My Dog Skip 2000 (Movie)

("Ration Blues") (Song Performer)

Babe 2: Pig in the City 1998 (Movie)

("Barnyard Boogie") (Song)

Swing 1998 (Movie)

("Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens") (Song Performer)

Keys to Tulsa 1997 (Movie)

("Is You Is or Is You Ain't (Ma Baby)") (Song)

My Fellow Americans 1996 (Movie)

("Life Is so Peculiar") (Song Performer)

Swingers 1996 (Movie)

("Knock Me A Kiss") (Song Performer)

Heartburn 1986 (Movie)

("Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Mah Baby)") (Song)

Trouble in Mind 1985 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Trouble in Mind 1985 (Movie)

("Rusty Dusty Blues" "Knock Me a Kiss") (Song Performer)

Raging Bull 1980 (Movie)

("Stone Cold Dead in the Market") (Song Performer)

The Blues Brothers 1980 (Movie)

("Let the Good Times Roll") (Song Performer)
Actor (3)

Grace Kelly -- The American Princess 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Beware 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

Swing Parade of 1946 (Movie)

(Performance)

Biography

Louis Jordan brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Jordan began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Raging Bull" (1980) with Robert De Niro, the John Belushi action flick "The Blues Brothers" (1980) and the Kris Kristofferson crime flick "Trouble in Mind" (1985). His music also appeared in the Meryl Streep dramatic adaptation "Heartburn" (1986). An an actor as well as a musician, Jordan took on a part in "Beware" (1946) and "Grace Kelly -- The American Princess" (Cinemax, 1986-87). Jordan was also credited in "Malcolm X" with Denzel Washington (1992), "My Fellow Americans" (1996) starring Jack Lemmon and "Swingers" (1996). He also was recognized in "Keys to Tulsa" (1997) and "Babe 2: Pig in the City" with James Cromwell (1998). Jordan's music was most recently featured in the black comedy "World's Greatest Dad" (2009) with Robin Williams. Jordan passed away in February 1975 at the age of 67.

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