Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul

Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr
Genres Documentary
Keywords bio
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Ray Charles Actor n/a 1 1000001
Mary Clayton Actor n/a 1 1000002
Quincy Jones Actor n/a 1 1000003
Billy Joel Actor n/a 1 1000004
Billy Preston Actor n/a 1 1000005
Willie Nelson Actor n/a 1 1000006
Dizzy Gillespie Actor n/a 1 1000007
Ray Charles Jr. Actor n/a 1 1000008
Jerry Wexler Actor n/a 1 1000009
Ahmet Ertegun Actor n/a 1 1000010
Hank Crawford Actor n/a 1 1000011
David "Fathead" Newman Jr. Actor n/a 1 1000012
David Ritz Actor n/a 1 1000013
James Clay Actor n/a 1 1000014
Clifford Solomon Actor n/a 1 1000015
Sid Feller Actor n/a 1 1000016
David Simmons Actor n/a 1 1000017
Yvonne Smith Narrator Narration 120790 1000018
Yvonne Smith Director n/a 2 2000001
Hisao Ebine Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Susan Lacy Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Julie Sacks Supervising Producer n/a 1275 3000004
Harlene Freezer Producer ("American Masters") 3 3000005
Kirk D'Amico Producer n/a 3 3000006
Toby Byron Producer n/a 3 3000007
Diane Dufault Producer ("American Masters") 3 3000008
Rosalind P Walter Producer funding 3 3000009
Prudence Glass Producer Series Producer 3 3000010
Yvonne Smith Writer n/a 120782 4000001
Sharon P Davis Line Producer coordinating producer 161 5000001
Lois Dino Line Producer coordinating producer("American Masters") 161 5000002
Jane Buckwalter Production Manager Series Production Manager 305 5000003
Lincoln Richman Post-Production Coordinator n/a 120842 5000004
Nicole London Production Coordinator Series Production Coordinator 162 5000005
Larry Banks Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
John W Simmons Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000002
Reuben Aaronson Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000003
Jay Parti Photography still photography 120835 6000004
Susan Steinberg Editor n/a 172 7000001
Andrew Morreale Editor n/a 172 7000002
Phil Fallo On-Line Editor n/a 120811 7000003
Dan Flaherty Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000004
Franca Pagiaroli Assistant Editor n/a 203 7000005
John Adams Music Music Services 120781 8000001
Rosemary Fishel Music Music Services 120781 8000002
Jonathan Tunick Theme Music series theme music("American Masters") 120848 8000003
Thomas Wagner Theme Music Series Theme Music 120848 8000004
Roger L Downey Executive director of broadcasting("American Masters") 120806 11000001
Ben Beshaw Executive Series Office Manager 120806 11000002
Margaret Smilow Executive Director of Culture & Arts Documentaries 120806 11000003
Harry Chancey Jr. Executive in Charge ("American Masters") 120791 11000004
David Ritz Creative Consultant n/a 120858 12000001
Richard Saylor Production Consultant n/a 120897 12000002
Nancy Hochman Production Consultant n/a 120897 12000003
Pat Williamson Research researcher 458 12000004
Jancy Ball Research researcher 458 12000005
Susannah Greason Research researcher 458 12000006
Roy B Yokelson Audio Post-Production n/a 121065 14000001
Roy B Yokelson Post-Production Audio n/a 120813 14000002
Russell Williams II Sound sound recording 120816 14000003
Rosa Howell Thornhill Sound sound recording 120816 14000004
Frank Stettner Sound sound recording 120816 14000005
Lou Verrico Sound sound recording 120816 14000006
Lance Phox Gaffer n/a 268 15000001
Joseph Thompson Gaffer n/a 268 15000002
Samuel Kerr Lockhart Business Affairs n/a 120792 18000001
Cindy Leff Business Affairs n/a 120792 18000002
Shari Lapayover Business Affairs n/a 120792 18000003
Brian Whitehill Titles title designer("American Masters") 120825 23000001
Brian Whitehill Graphic Designer n/a 120860 23000002
Laura Drake Assistant project assistant 120820 25000001
April James Assistant project assistant 120820 25000002
Michael Mulvaney Assistant project assistant 120820 25000003
Pamela Proscia Assistant project assistant 120820 25000004
Deborah Sunni Smith Assistant project assistant 120820 25000005
Robert Streim Assistant project assistant 120820 25000006
Kimberly Sizemore Production Assistant n/a 275 25000007
Louise Storelli Production Assistant n/a 275 25000008
Jane Snyderman Production Assistant n/a 275 25000009
Jeff Jaffers Production Assistant n/a 275 25000010
Lee Cohen Production Assistant n/a 275 25000011
George Nooney Production Associate production controller 120822 25000012
Heather D Holt Production Associate ("American Masters") 120822 25000013
Mitch Owgang Production Associate production controller("American Masters") 120822 25000014
William McThenia Other production office secretary 120795 26000001
Deborah Larkin Publicity publicist 120789 29000001
Roslyn Kay Publicity publicist(WNET) 120789 29000002
Denise Crawford Publicity publicist(WNET) 120789 29000003
Synopsis
A documentary profiling the career of singer/composer/pianist Ray Charles.
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