Patrice Rushen

Music Department | Composer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Men in Black (1997) | Indecent Proposal (1993) | Big (1988)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
NICKNAME  
Baby Fingers
BORN 
Sep 30, 1954 (age 63)
HEIGHT 
4' 10" (1.47m)

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Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for First MatchFirst Match Performer ("Remind Me"), Writer ("Remind Me")  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for ClubbedClubbed Performer ("Forget Me Nots")  Less 2008 £2MM
  • Primary photo for NorbitNorbit Performer ("Looking for You"), Writer ("Looking for You")  Less 2007 $60MM $96MM / $159MM
  • Primary photo for Just a DreamJust a Dream Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Baby of the FamilyBaby of the Family Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Men in BlackMen in Black Writer ("Men In Black")  Less 1997 $90MM $251MM / $589MM
  • Primary photo for Will Smith: Men in BlackWill Smith: Men in Black (Video) Composer (uncredited), Writer ("Men in Black")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Waiting to ExhaleWaiting to Exhale Performer ("And I Gave My Love To You")  Less 1995 $16MM $67MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for River of SteelRiver of Steel (Short) Composer  Less 1994 $250K
  • Primary photo for Indecent ProposalIndecent Proposal Producer ("The Nearness of You")  Less 1993 $38MM $107MM / $267MM
  • Primary photo for Without You I'm NothingWithout You I'm Nothing Composer  Less 1990 $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for BigBig Performer ("Forget Me Nots") (as Patricia Rushen), Writer ("Forget Me Nots")  Less 1988 $18MM $115MM / $152MM
  • Primary photo for Dominick and EugeneDominick and Eugene Performer ("Somewhere")  Less 1988 $3.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hollywood ShuffleHollywood Shuffle Composer, Lyrics ("Not Just One in a Million" (Bobby's Theme), "Closer to You"), Music ("Not Just One in a Million" (Bobby's Theme), "Closer to You"), Performer ("Not Just One in a Million" (Bobby's Theme), "Closer to You")  Less 1987 $100K $5.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Patrice Rushen: Forget Me NotsPatrice Rushen: Forget Me Nots (Video) Actress, Composer  Less 1982
Past Television (36 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Nunca es tardeNunca es tarde (TV Series) Writer ("Fastlove") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Forget Me Nots") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The 59th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 59th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Fastlove")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Normal HeartThe Normal Heart (TV Movie) Performer ("Forget Me Nots"), Writer ("Forget Me Nots")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for UnscriptedUnscripted (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Men In Black") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #9.7 (Aug 15, 2009) Writer ("Men In Black") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Writer ("Fastlove") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 48th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for For One NightFor One Night (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Smokey RobinsonThe 10th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Smokey Robinson (TV Movie) Musical Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Fastlove") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Min Idol (Sep 24, 2004) Writer ("Fastlove")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 46th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 46th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha FranklinThe 9th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Aretha Franklin (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie WonderThe 8th Annual Walk of Fame Honoring Stevie Wonder (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Phoenix NightsPhoenix Nights (TV Series) Writer ("Black Binbags") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Episode #2.1 (Aug 8, 2002) Writer ("Black Binbags") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Steve Harvey ShowThe Steve Harvey Show (TV Series) Musical Director (122 episodes, 1996), Composer (101 episodes, 1997)  Less 1996–2002 122
    • California or Bust-Up (Feb 17, 2002) Composer (music by), Musical Director  Less
    • The Graduates (Feb 10, 2002) Composer (music by), Musical Director  Less
    • My Fair Homegirl (Jan 20, 2002) Composer, Musical Director  Less
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  • Primary photo for Our AmericaOur America (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Killing YardThe Killing Yard (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Fire & IceFire & Ice (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Cora UnashamedCora Unashamed (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Stars in Their EyesStars in Their Eyes (TV Series) Writer ("Men in Black") (2 episodes, 1999), Writer ("Fastlove") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 3
  • Primary photo for Música síMúsica sí (TV Series) Writer ("Men In Black") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Composer (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Brit Awards 1997Brit Awards 1997 (TV Special) Writer ("Fastlove") (uncredited)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for America's DreamAmerica's Dream (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and FreedomA. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 19th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 19th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Composer, Composer (theme music)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Musical Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Musical Director, Orchestrator  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in CrimeThe Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime (TV Special) Herself, Composer, Musical Director  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Midnight HourThe Midnight Hour (TV Series) Composer, Herself (Musical Director) (1990)  Less 1990– 
  • Primary photo for The 16th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 16th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Composer (theme music)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Women of Brewster PlaceThe Women of Brewster Place (TV Series) Special Musical Consultant (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 2
    • Episode #1.2 (1989) Special Musical Consultant  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (1989) Special Musical Consultant  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Performer ("Forget Me Nots") (2 episodes, 1982), Herself (2 episodes, 1982), Writer ("Forget Me Nots") (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 2
    • Episode dated 20 May 1982 (May 20, 1982) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Forget Me Nots"), Writer ("Forget Me Nots")  Less
    • Episode dated 6 May 1982 (May 6, 1982) Herself, Performer ("Forget Me Nots")  Less
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Guest (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
Self (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Open the CurtainsOpen the Curtains (Video) Herself  Less 2016 $30K
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Down the Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes StoryDown the Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story Herself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Girls in the BandThe Girls in the Band Herself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in JazzLady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz Narrator  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Music MakersThe Music Makers (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for TV in Black: The First Fifty YearsTV in Black: The First Fifty Years (Video) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for VH-1 Where Are They Now?VH-1 Where Are They Now? (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Disco (Oct 14, 2002) Herself  Less
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll (TV Mini-series) Herself  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for 30th NAACP Image Awards30th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Monterey Jazz Festival: 40 Legendary YearsMonterey Jazz Festival: 40 Legendary Years (Video) Herself - Hostess  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for 28th NAACP Image Awards28th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for 26th NAACP Image Awards26th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief VComic Relief V (TV Special) Herself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Ebony/Jet ShowcaseEbony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980–1984
  • Primary photo for The 25th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 25th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Soul TrainSoul Train (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1982
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Disco Vocalist (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Herself - #86: 'Forget Me Nots' (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Indigo ProphecyIndigo Prophecy (Video Game) Performer ("Hang it Up")  Less 2005

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