Ray Parker Jr.

Ray Parker Jr. brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Parker began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Lily Tomlin drama "Moment By ... Read more »
Born: 05/01/1954 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Music (39)

Cell 2016 (Movie)

("Mr Telephone Man") (Song)

Ghostbusters 2016 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song)

Ghostbusters 2016 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song Performer)

About Last Night 2014 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters (Instrumental Version)") (Song)

About Last Night 2014 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters (Instrumental Version)") (Song Performer)

The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Music

Love Ranch 2010 (Movie)

("You Got The Love") (Song)

The 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Music

Zombieland 2009 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song)

Zombieland 2009 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song Performer)

Be Kind Rewind 2008 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song)

Be Kind Rewind 2008 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song Performer)

Let's Go To Prison 2006 (Movie)

Music Performer(Prison Band - Guitar) (Performer)

Just Like Heaven 2005 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song)

Hollywood Homicide 2003 (Movie)

("You Got The Love") (Song)

Blaster's Universe 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Birdz 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Music

Extreme Ghostbusters 1997 - 1999 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 1995 - 1997 (TV Show)

Music

The Rein-Deer Hunter 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Music

WildC.A.T.S. 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Music

The Incredible Crash Dummies 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Music

The Real Ghostbusters 1986 - 1991 (TV Show)

Theme Song

The Halloween Door 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song

Ghostbusters II 1989 (Movie)

(Song)

Ghostbusters II 1989 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters" "Ghostbusters (rap version)") (Song Performer)

Disney's DTV Monster Hits 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Quicksilver 1986 (Movie)

song producer("One Sunny Day/Dueling Bikes From Quicksilver") (Song)

Quicksilver 1986 (Movie)

("One Sunny Day/Dueling Bikes From Quicksilver") (Song Performer)

Ontario Pavilion Expo 86 1985 (Movie)

musician (Music)

Pryor's Place 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

Ghostbusters 1984 (Movie)

(Song)

Ghostbusters 1984 (Movie)

("Ghostbusters") (Song Performer)

Fort Apache, the Bronx 1981 (Movie)

("It's Time to Party Now") (Song Performer)

Moment By Moment 1978 (Movie)

("Hollywood Boulevard") (Song)

Corduroy (TV Show)

Theme Music

Dying to Win (TV Show)

Music

Franklin (TV Show)

Music

Walter and Henry (TV Show)

Song Performer
Actor (10)

Greatest Hits 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

A to Z 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

The Singing Bee 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Enemy Territory 1987 (Movie)

Jackson (Actor)

The American Music Awards 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Performer

The American Music Awards 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Performer

Getting the Last Laugh 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Berrenger's (TV Show)

Actor

The Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Ray Parker Jr. brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Parker began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like the Lily Tomlin drama "Moment By Moment" (1978) and the crime feature "Fort Apache, the Bronx" (1981) with Paul Newman. He followed this honor with songs in the Kevin Bacon action picture "Quicksilver" (1986). Parker won a BAFTA Award for "Ghostbusters" in 1984. In the eighties, Parker's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the Bill Murray box office smash comedy sequel "Ghostbusters II" (1989). Parker's music was also featured in "Just Like Heaven" (2005) with Reese Witherspoon, the comedy "Be Kind Rewind" (2008) with Jack Black and "Zombieland" (2009). His music was also featured in the Helen Mirren drama "Love Ranch" (2010). Parker's music was most recently featured in the Ice Cube blockbuster comedy adventure "Ride Along" (2014).

Milestones

Popular songs include "Ghostbusters" and "A Woman Needs Love".

Known for such albums as "After Dark"

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