Gladys Knight

Actress | Soundtrack | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Hollywood Homicide (2003) | Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) | Licence to Kill (1989)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations More »
AKA 
Gladys Knight & The Pips | Gladys Knight & the Pips | Gladys Knight and The Pips | Gladys Knight and the Pips  Less
NICKNAME  
The Empress of Soul
BORN 
May 28, 1944 (age 74)
HEIGHT 
5' 3½" (1.61m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for LiveLive Actress  Less 2018 Pre-Prod
Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for StarStar (TV Series) Gladys Knight (2 episodes, 2017), Performer ("I Feel A Song (In My Heart)") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 2
    • Black Wherever I Go (Feb 8, 2017) Gladys Knight  Less
    • Code of Silence (Jan 18, 2017) Gladys Knight, Performer ("I Feel A Song (In My Heart)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hot in ClevelandHot in Cleveland (TV Series) Miss Shonda (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Super Bowl Gospel CelebrationSuper Bowl Gospel Celebration (TV Movie) Gladys Knight  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for EmpireEmpire (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Leaning on the Everlasting Arms") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • The Devil Quotes Scripture (Jan 21, 2015) Gladys Knight, Performer ("Leaning on the Everlasting Arms") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Seasons of LoveSeasons of Love (TV Movie) Ms. Angie  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Tony AwardsThe 68th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("On the Sunny Side of the Street", "It Don't Mean a Thing")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The First FamilyThe First Family (TV Series) Grandma Carolyn (9 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 9
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  • Primary photo for 2011 Soul Train Awards2011 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("I Need You")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Mic Check Live: Gladys Knight RockumentaryMic Check Live: Gladys Knight Rockumentary (TV Special) Herself, Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Performer ("If I Were Your Woman", "Help Me Make It Through The Night") (1 episode, 2009), Herself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #35.3 (Oct 2, 2009) Herself, Performer ("If I Were Your Woman", "Help Me Make It Through The Night")  Less
  • Primary photo for House of PayneHouse of Payne (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for 30 Rock30 Rock (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Hoge bomen: PioniersHoge bomen: Pioniers (TV Series) Performer ("License To Kill') (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Las VegasLas Vegas (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 2005), Performer ("The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me", "Midnight Train To Georgia") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Centennial (May 23, 2005) Gladys Knight, Performer ("The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me", "Midnight Train To Georgia")  Less
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Etta (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Bond Girls Are ForeverBond Girls Are Forever (TV Movie) Performer ("Licence to Kill")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Jamie Foxx ShowThe Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series) Janice King (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–2001 2
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 1999), Performer ("Let's Stay Together") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Seeing Green (Nov 8, 1999) Gladys Knight, Performer ("Let's Stay Together")  Less
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Chocolate (1 episode, 1999), Performer ("Gonna Make It Big (In Bremen Town)") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • The Bremen Town Musicians (Aug 12, 1999) Chocolate (voice), Performer ("Gonna Make It Big (In Bremen Town)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Living SingleLiving Single (TV Series) Odelle Jones (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for BaywatchBaywatch (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for New York UndercoverNew York Undercover (TV Series) Natalie (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 2
  • Primary photo for Melrose PlaceMelrose Place (TV Series) Performer ("The Way We Were") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • End Game (Mar 24, 1993) Performer ("The Way We Were")  Less
  • Primary photo for Out All NightOut All Night (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for A Different WorldA Different World (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street, SpecialSesame Street, Special (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("Put Down the Duckie (Reprise)")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Dr. Donna Robinson (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for DesperadoDesperado (TV Movie) Mona Lisa  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Sisters in the Name of LoveSisters in the Name of Love (TV Special) Herself, Executive Producer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Charlie & Co.Charlie & Co. (TV Series) Diana Richmond (18 episodes, 1985), Composer (theme music) (1 episode, 1986), Singer (theme music) (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1985–1986 18
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  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Performer ("That's What Friends Are For") (1 episode, 1985), Herself (on film) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Stephanie Millis/Howard Jones (Dec 21, 1985) Herself (on film), Performer ("That's What Friends Are For") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The JeffersonsThe Jeffersons (TV Series) Gladys Knight (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Love, SidneyLove, Sidney (TV Series) Theme Song Performed By (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
Self (183 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Mr. SOUL!Mr. SOUL! Herself (archive footage)  Less 2018 $1MM
  • Primary photo for New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in MusicNew Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music (TV Movie) Herself - Performer (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for ... Sings James Bond... Sings James Bond (TV Movie) Herself - Licence to Kill (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Motown Gold from 'The Ed Sullivan Show'Motown Gold from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for VH1 Rock DocsVH1 Rock Docs (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson VaultMuppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Finale (May 21, 2008) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for I Love the '70s: Volume 2I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (TV Series) Herself  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for Get Up, Stand UpGet Up, Stand Up (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • Say It Loud (Dec 9, 2003) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary CelebrationAmerican Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Joe Bob's Drive-In TheaterJoe Bob's Drive-In Theater (TV Series) Ms. McCormac (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Episode #30.120 (May 22, 1992) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for DTV: Rock, Rhythm & BluesDTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977
    • Episode dated 30 June 1977 (Jun 30, 1977) Herself (archive footage) (as Gladys Knight & The Pips)  Less
    • Episode dated 9 June 1977 (Jun 9, 1977) Herself (archive footage) (as Gladys Knight & the Pips)  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Simpsons GameThe Simpsons Game (Video Game) Performer ("That's What Friends Are For")  Less 2007

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