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James Moody (I) (1925–2010)

Soundtrack | Actor

A graduate of East Side High School in Newark, New Jersey, James Moody took up the alto saxophone at the age of sixteen, and after serving in the U.S. Air Force Band, he joined Dizzy Gillespie and ... read full biography
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Mar 26, 1925 (died Dec 9, 2010)
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18 titles
Past Film & Video (8 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
I Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott (2016)
Himself, Soundtrack ("Everybody's Somebody's Fool") Himself, Soundtrack ("Everybody's Somebody's Fool")   See fewer
Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry (2015)
Performer ("Stitt's Tune", "I See With My Third 'I'") Performer ("Stitt's Tune", "I See With My Third 'I'")   See fewer
Jersey Boys (2014)
Writer ("Moody's Mood For Love" (as "Moody's Mood")) Writer ("Moody's Mood For Love" (as "Moody's Mood"))   See fewer
$40MM
$47MM
$68MM
Chuck Brown: We Got This (2010)
(Video) - Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love") Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love")   See fewer
This Christmas (2007)
Performer ("Moody's Mood for Love"), Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love") Performer ("Moody's Mood for Love"), Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love")   See fewer
$13MM
$49MM
$50MM
Fat Albert (2004)
Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love") Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love")   See fewer
$26MM
$48MM
$49MM
Usher: Evolution 8701: Live in Concert (2002)
(Video) - Dancer (as James 'West Sider' Moody) Dancer (as James 'West Sider' Moody)   See fewer
Put Your Hands Up!: The Tribute Concert to Chuck Brown (2002)
(Video) - Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing / Midnight Sun / Moody's Mood for Love / Woody Woodpecker theme) Writer ("It Don't Mean a Thing / Midnight Sun / Moody's Mood for Love / Woody Woodpecker theme)   See fewer
Past Television (2 titles) Episodes
American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2006)
(TV Series) - Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love") (1 episode, 2006) Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love") (1 episode, 2006)   See fewer
Top 20 Performance Show: Part 2 (Guys) (Mar 1, 2006) Season 5, Episode 15 - Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love") Writer ("Moody's Mood for Love")   See fewer
1
Soul Food (2001)
(TV Series) - Uncle Melvin (1 episode, 2001) Uncle Melvin (1 episode, 2001)   See fewer
Ordinary Pain (Jan 3, 2001) Season 1, Episode 13 - Uncle Melvin Uncle Melvin   See fewer
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Self (7 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
The Miles Davis Documentary (2016)
(TV Movie) - Himself Himself   See fewer
$35MM
$25MM
$25MM
Grammy Legends (1990)
(TV Special) - Himself Himself   See fewer
Olympic Gala (1984)
(TV Special) - Himself - The Olympic Jazz All Stars Himself - The Olympic Jazz All Stars   See fewer
From Jump Street: The Story of Black Music (1980)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1980) Himself (1 episode, 1980)   See fewer
Episode dated 13 November 1980 (Nov 13, 1980) Himself Himself   See fewer
Jivin' in Be-Bop (1946)
Himself Himself   See fewer
Archive Footage (1 title) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (2011)
(TV Special) - Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)   See fewer
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