Patti Austin

Actress-musician Patti Austin made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen for four decades. Austin began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the documentary "Pumping Iron" (1977) with ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (25)

Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Evening at Pops 1969 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Score 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

For Your Love 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hangin' With Mr. Cooper 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Quincy Jones -- The First 50 Years 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

In a New Light '93 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Essence Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

Great Performances' 20th Anniversary Special 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

To Be Free: The National Literacy Honors 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Performer

19th Annual Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

Star-athon '92: A Weekend With the Stars 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Johnny Mathis -- Chances Are 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Tucker: the Man and His Dream 1988 (Movie)

Millie (Actor)

A Tribute to American Music: Cole Porter 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Broadway Sings: The Music of Jule Styne 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Budweiser Showdown 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Suburban Beat 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

One-Trick Pony 1979 (Movie)

Backup Singer (Actor)

Jackie's Back! (TV Show)

Actor
Music (9)

Freddie as F.R.O.7 1992 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Bernstein at 70 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Shirley Valentine 1989 (Movie)

("The Girl Who Used to Be Me") (Song Performer)

Cross My Heart 1987 (Movie)

("Hot in the Flames of Love") (Song Performer)

Hot Dog... The Movie 1984 (Movie)

("Do You Love Me") (Song Performer)

Two of A Kind 1983 (Movie)

("It's Gonna Be Special") (Song Performer)

Best Friends 1982 (Movie)

("How Do You Keep the Music Playing" "Think About Love") (Song Performer)

Pumping Iron 1977 (Movie)

(vocalist) (Song Performer)

Biography

Actress-musician Patti Austin made a splash in Hollywood both on and off-screen for four decades. Austin began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the documentary "Pumping Iron" (1977) with Arnold Schwarzenegger, "Best Friends" (1982) and the comedy "Two of A Kind" (1983) with John Travolta. Her music also appeared in "Hot Dog... The Movie" (1984) with David Naughton and "Cross My Heart" (1987). An actress as well as a musician, Austin played a part in the drama "One-Trick Pony" (1980) with Paul Simon. In the eighties and the nineties, Austin devoted her time to various credits, such as "The Music Makers: An ASCAP Celebration of American Music at Wolf Trap" (PBS, 1987-88), "Tucker: the Man and His Dream" with Jeff Bridges (1988) and "Shirley Valentine" (1989) starring Pauline Collins. She also worked on "Freddie as F.R.O.7" (1992). Austin most recently acted on "Magic City" (Starz, 2011-13).

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