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Isaac Hayes

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American songwriter, musician, singer, and occasionally an actor. Hayes was one of the creative influences behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an in-house songwriter and as a record producer, teaming with his partner David Porter during the mid-1960s. Hayes, Porter, Bill Withers, the Sherman Brothers, Steve Cropper, and John Fogerty were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005 in recognition of writing scores of notable songs for themselves, the duo "Sam & Dave", Carla Thomas, and others. The hit song "Soul Man" written by Hayes and Porter, and first performed by "Sam & Dave" has been recognized as one of the most influential songs of the past 50 years by the Grammy Hall of Fame. This song was also honored by The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, by Rolling Stone magazine, and by the RIAA as the Songs of the Century. During the late 1960s, Hayes also became a recording musician, and he recorded several successful soul albums such as Hot Buttered Soul (1969) and Black Moses (1971). In addition to his work in popular music, Hayes worked as composer of musical scores for motion pictures. Hayes is well known for his musical score for the film Shaft (1971). For his composition of the "Theme from Shaft", Hayes was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1972. Hayes became the third African-American, after Sidney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel, to win an Academy Award in any competitive field whatsoever covered by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Hayes also won two Grammy Awards for that same year. Later, he was given his third Grammy Award for his music album Black Moses. During 1992, in recognition of his humanitarian work there, Hayes was crowned as the honorary king of the Ada, Ghana region. Hayes also acted in motion pictures and television, such as in the movie, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, and as Gandolf "Gandy" Fitch in the TV series The Rockford Files (1974 – 80). Then from 1997 to 2005, he lent his distinctive, deep voice to the character "Chef" on the animated TV series South Park. On August 5, 2003, Isaac Hayes was honored as a BMI Icon at the 203 BMI Urban Awards for his enduring influence on generations of music makers.Throughout his songwriting career, Hayes received five BMI R&B Awards, two BMI Pop Awards, two BMI Urban Awards and six Million-Air citations. As of 2008, his songs generated more than 12 million performances. Description above from the Wikipedia Isaac Hayes, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascut:
Aug 20, 1942 in Covington, Tennessee, USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
70
Primul film:
In series The GRAMMY Awards 1959-05-04
Ultimul film:
Film John Travolta, le miraculé d'Hollywood 2017-03-19
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Isaac Hayes: Live at Montreux
Poster of Tales from the Crypt
Poster of Save the Children
Filme in care a jucat
Film John Travolta, le miraculé d'Hollywood Self - Singer (archive footage) 2017-03-19
Film Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief Himself (archive footage) 2015-01-25
Film Soul Men Himself 2008-11-07
Film Return to Sleepaway Camp Charlie the Chef 2008-11-04
Film Kill Switch Coroner 2008-10-06
Film Isaac Hayes: Live at Montreux lead vocal, keyboards 2005-09-04
Film Hustle & Flow Arnel 2005-07-22
Film The History Makers: Success Himself 2005-02-15
Film The World of Nat King Cole Self 2004-06-15
Film Dream Warrior Yoshi 2004-12-21
Film Anonymous Rex Elegant Man 2004-11-19
Film Michael Jackson: Number Ones Self 2003-11-18
Serial Fastlane Unknown 2002-09-18
Film Chelsea Walls Man in Elevator (uncredited) 2002-04-19
Film Only the Strong Survive Himself 2002-01-14
Film BaadAsssss Cinema Self 2002-01-01
Film Dr. Dolittle 2 Possum (voice) 2001-06-22
Film Dead Dog 2001-10-01
Serial The Bernie Mac Show Unknown 2001-11-14
Serial Girlfriends Unknown 2000-09-11
Film Shaft Mr. P (uncredited) 2000-06-15
Film Reindeer Games Zock 2000-02-25
Film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut Chef Jerome McElroy (voice) 1999-06-30
Film Ninth Street TippyToe 1999-01-10
Serial That '70s Show Unknown 1998-08-23
Film Blues Brothers 2000 The Louisiana Gator Boys 1998-02-05
Film Six Ways to Sunday Bill Bennet 1997-09-01
Serial South Park Chef 1997-08-13
Serial Stargate SG-1 Tolok 1997-07-27
Film Illtown George 1996-07-09
Film Flipper Sheriff Buck Cowan 1996-05-17
Film Oblivion 2: Backlash Buster 1996-04-02
Film Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Preacher Hurn 1996-01-26
Film Uncle Sam Jed Crowley 1996-01-01
Serial Sliders Unknown 1995-03-22
Film Soul Survivors Vernon Holland 1995-09-10
Film Oblivion Buster 1994-06-06
Film It Could Happen to You Angel Dupree 1994-07-29
Film Robin Hood: Men In Tights - The Legend Had It Coming Himself 1993-07-27
Film CB4 Owner 1993-03-12
Film Posse Cable 1993-05-14
Film Acting on Impulse Detective Stubbs 1993-07-10
Film Robin Hood: Men in Tights Asneeze 1993-07-28
Serial Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Film Deadly Exposure Lt. Johanson 1993-10-06
Film Hallelujah Prophet 1993-12-22
Serial The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Film Final Judgement Lt. Herb Jefferson 1992-01-01
Film Prime Target Tompkins 1991-09-27
Film Guilty As Charged Aloysius 1991-03-01
Film Hammer, Slammer, & Slade Hammer 1990-12-15
Serial The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Serial Tales from the Crypt Unknown 1989-06-10
Film I'm Gonna Git You Sucka Hammer 1988-11-10
Film Counterforce 1988-02-05
Film Dead Aim Jamal 1987-01-02
Film Betrayed by Innocence Frank Moreno 1986-03-01
Serial Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Serial Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Film Escape from New York The Duke of New York 1981-05-23
Film It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Moriarty 1975-09-11
Film Truck Turner Truck 1974-06-26
Film Three Tough Guys Lee 1974-05-29
Film The Black Moses of Soul Himself 1973-11-26
Film Save the Children Self 1973-05-13
Film Wattstax Himself 1973-02-04
Film Nationtime Himself 1972-11-01
Film Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location Himself 1971-06-02
Serial Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Serial The GRAMMY Awards Unknown 1959-05-04