Sheila E.

Soundtrack | Actress | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Man of Steel (2013) | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) | The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Sheila E | Sheila Escovedo
BORN 
Dec 12, 1957 (age 60)

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Boss BabyThe Boss Baby Musician (featured percussionist)  Less 2017 $125MM $175MM / $528MM
  • Primary photo for Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Musician (drum orchestra) (as Sheila E)  Less 2016 $250MM $330MM / $873MM
  • Primary photo for Kung Fu Panda 3Kung Fu Panda 3 Musician (percussion solos)  Less 2016 $145MM $144MM / $521MM
  • Primary photo for Ride Along 2Ride Along 2 Featured Musician  Less 2016 $40MM $91MM / $91MM
  • Primary photo for Man of SteelMan of Steel Musician (drum orchestra)  Less 2013 $225MM $291MM / $668MM
  • Primary photo for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedMadagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Musician (additional soloist)  Less 2012 $145MM $216MM / $747MM
  • Primary photo for Prince: GuitarPrince: Guitar (Video) Actress  Less 2007 $900K
  • Primary photo for Chasing PapiChasing Papi Latin Festival Band Member, Writer ("Favorite Fantasy", "Escolandia")  Less 2003 $6.1MM / $6.5MM
  • Primary photo for Studio CityStudio City (Short) Composer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for CaughtCaught Lyrics ("Viva Para Ser Libre (I Live To Be Free)"), Music ("Viva Para Ser Libre (I Live To Be Free)"), Performer ("Viva Para Ser Libre (I Live To Be Free)")  Less 1996 $316K / —
  • Primary photo for Frauen sind was WunderbaresFrauen sind was Wunderbares Lyrics ("Romance 1600"), Music ("Romance 1600"), Performer ("Romance 1600")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of Ford FairlaneThe Adventures of Ford Fairlane Club Singer, Performer ("Funky Attitude", "Whatcha' Gonna' Do"), Producer ("Funky Attitude", "Whatcha' Gonna' Do"), Writer ("Funky Attitude", "Whatcha' Gonna' Do")  Less 1990 $40MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for Prince: I Wish U HeavenPrince: I Wish U Heaven (Video) Sheila E  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Women in RockWomen in Rock (Video) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Glamorous Life")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Sheila E.: A Love BizarreSheila E.: A Love Bizarre (Video) Actress, Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Krush GrooveKrush Groove Herself, Arranger ("A Love Bizarre"), Performer ("A Love Bizarre", "Holly Rock", "Krush Groovin'"), Writer ("A Love Bizarre", "Holly Rock")  Less 1985 $3MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for ProtocolProtocol Performer ("The Glamorous Life")  Less 1984 $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sheila E.: The Glamorous LifeSheila E.: The Glamorous Life (Video) Sheila E.  Less 1984
Past Television (16 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2016BET Awards 2016 (TV Movie) Performer ("Housequake", "Erotic City", "U Got The Look", "A Love Bizarre", "The Glamorous Life", "America", "Baby I'm a Star"), Writer ("A Love Bizarre")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for She Rocks The Planet!She Rocks The Planet! (TV Series) Musician  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Performer ("The Glamorous Life") (1 episode, 2014), Herself - Guest Musician (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Performer ("Quimbara") (1 episode, 2012), Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Results Show: Week Five (Apr 17, 2012) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Quimbara")  Less
  • Primary photo for In Performance at the White House: Fiesta LatinaIn Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina (TV Movie) Herself, Musical Director  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Ugly BettyUgly Betty (TV Series) Performer ("The Glamorous Life ") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Lose the Boss? (Nov 23, 2006) Performer ("The Glamorous Life ") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band 2003Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band 2003 (TV Special) Herself, Music ("Glamorous Life")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 2003 World Series2003 World Series (TV Series) Opening performer  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for 2001 ALMA Awards2001 ALMA Awards (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Magic HourThe Magic Hour (TV Series) Herself - Bandleader (1 episode, 1998), Musical Director (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for CosbyCosby (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for The 65th Annual Academy AwardsThe 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Beautiful Maria of My Soul")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 1985), Performer ("Hollyrock", "A Love Bizarre") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Chevy Chase/Sheila E. (Nov 16, 1985) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Hollyrock", "A Love Bizarre") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Performer ("The Glamorous Life") (1 episode, 1985), Writer ("The Glamorous Life") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • The Home Invaders (Mar 15, 1985) Performer ("The Glamorous Life") (uncredited), Writer ("The Glamorous Life") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for We Are The World: The Story Behind The SongWe Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie) Herself, Soundtrack ("We Are the World") (uncredited)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for AVRO's ToppopAVRO's Toppop (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
Self (95 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Fred Armisen: Standup For DrummersFred Armisen: Standup For Drummers (TV Special) Special Guest  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Entertainment Tonight CanadaEntertainment Tonight Canada (TV Series) Herself - (in Minneapolis, MN) (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
    • Mon, Feb 5, 2018 (Feb 5, 2018) Herself - (in Minneapolis, MN)  Less
  • Primary photo for SteveSteve (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Herself - Guest Musician / Herself - Musical guest (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2017
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for HarryHarry (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for I Take It BackI Take It Back (Short) Herself  Less 2017 AUD 6K
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Leader: of the BandThe Leader: of the Band (Short) Herself  Less 2016 $40K
  • Primary photo for Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded MusicSoundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Larry King NowLarry King Now (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Sheila E. (Jul 25, 2016) Herself - Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Open the CurtainsOpen the Curtains (Video) Herself  Less 2016 $30K
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Nation's Favourite Beatles Number OneThe Nation's Favourite Beatles Number One (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael JacksonUnity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson (TV Movie) Herself - Hostess  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for ME1 TV Talks to... Sheila EME1 TV Talks to... Sheila E (Video) Herself - Guest  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for International Jazz DayInternational Jazz Day Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Black Girls Rock!Black Girls Rock! (TV Special) Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Queen Latifah ShowThe Queen Latifah Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The RealThe Real (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2014
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Herself - Guest Musician (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The TalkThe Talk (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Oprah: Where Are They Now?Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 36th Annual Kennedy Center HonorsThe 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Stern Grove Festival VideosThe Stern Grove Festival Videos (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Finding the FunkFinding the Funk Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for VH1 Divas 2012VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Special) Herself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Lopez TonightLopez Tonight (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Finale (May 25, 2011) Herself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Way Black When: PrimetimeWay Black When: Primetime (TV Series) Herself - Performer (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Andraé Crouch: The JourneyAndraé Crouch: The Journey Herself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Fran Drescher ShowThe Fran Drescher Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 2010 Miss Universe PageantThe 2010 Miss Universe Pageant (TV Special) Herself - Judge  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll BandI'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Mo'Nique ShowThe Mo'Nique Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Gone CountryGone Country (TV Series) Herself (7 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009
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  • Primary photo for An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Patti LaBelleAn Evening of Stars: Tribute to Patti LaBelle (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Azteca: La piedra del solAzteca: La piedra del sol Herself  Less 2009 $110K
  • Primary photo for 2008 American Music Awards2008 American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Audience (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Live 2006Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Live 2006 (Video) Musician  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Rock & A Hard PlaceRock & A Hard Place (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Next Great American BandThe Next Great American Band (TV Series) Herself - Judge (12 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007
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  • Primary photo for Night School: An Evening with Stanley Clarke and FriendsNight School: An Evening with Stanley Clarke and Friends (Video) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Star TomorrowStar Tomorrow (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for An All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from AtlantisAn All-Star Salute to Patti LaBelle: Live from Atlantis (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 2005 World Music AwardsThe 2005 World Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer  Less 2005 $3MM
  • Primary photo for 36th NAACP Image Awards36th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul AwardsThe 10th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 4th Annual BET Awards4th Annual BET Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for VH1 Divas 2004VH1 Divas 2004 (TV Movie) Herself - Performer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards19th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Wayne Brady ShowThe Wayne Brady Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for I Love the '80s Strikes BackI Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series) Herself  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for Prince Live at the Aladdin Las VegasPrince Live at the Aladdin Las Vegas (Video) Herself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Videos100 Greatest Videos (TV Movie) Herself - Commentator  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for PyramidPyramid (TV Series) Herself - Celebrity Contestant (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Weakest LinkWeakest Link (TV Series) Herself - Contestant (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Music Makers (Nov 19, 2002) Herself - Contestant  Less
  • Primary photo for VH-1 Where Are They Now?VH-1 Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music AwardsThe 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary CelebrationAmerican Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie) Herself - Performer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Chris Isaak ShowThe Chris Isaak Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The TestThe Test (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for V.I.P.V.I.P. (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • K-Val (Mar 12, 1999) Herself  Less
  • Primary photo for The Magic HourThe Magic Hour (TV Series) Herself - Bandleader / Herself (10 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998
    • Episode #1.9 (Jun 18, 1998) Herself - Bandleader  Less
    • Episode #1.7 (Jun 16, 1998) Herself - Bandleader  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Jun 12, 1998) Herself - Bandleader  Less
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  • Primary photo for KidsongsKidsongs (TV Series) Herself - Special Guest (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 39th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 39th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer (as Sheila E)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Midnight MacMidnight Mac (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The 22nd Annual American Music AwardsThe 22nd Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Gloria Estefan: Mi TierraGloria Estefan: Mi Tierra (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for For Our ChildrenFor Our Children (Video) Herself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary SpecialAmerican Bandstand's 40th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy JonesListen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones Herself  Less 1990 $777K / —
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985–1989
  • Primary photo for Prince: Lovesexy LivePrince: Lovesexy Live (Video) Herself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Sign 'o' the TimesSign 'o' the Times Herself  Less 1987 $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sheila E.: Live Romance 1600Sheila E.: Live Romance 1600 (Video) Herself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The 13th Annual American Music AwardsThe 13th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for USA for Africa: We Are the WorldUSA for Africa: We Are the World (Video) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 27th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Prince and the Revolution LIVE!Prince and the Revolution LIVE! (Video) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 12th Annual American Music AwardsThe 12th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Sound FestivalSound Festival (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
    • Episode #1.3 (1982) Herself (as Sheila Escovedo)  Less
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Soul Power!Soul Power! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Ich will Spaß - Die 80er-Jahre-Pop-und-Schlagernacht mit Perlen aus Ost und WestIch will Spaß - Die 80er-Jahre-Pop-und-Schlagernacht mit Perlen aus Ost und West (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Power Vision - Pop GaleriePower Vision - Pop Galerie (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
    • Prince (2000) Herself (archive footage)  Less

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