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Bob Marley (I) (1945–1981)


Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, seeing his son only once. Bob Marley started his ... See full bio »

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(age 36) in Miami, Florida, USA

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 2013 La Marató 2013 (TV Movie) (writer: "Un cor")
 2013 Divendres (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.69 (2013) ... (writer: "Un cor")
 2013 Bank Roll (writer: "Stand Alone")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.27 (2013) ... (writer: "Waiting in Vain")
  Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- High Adventure 2013 (2013) ... (performer: "Jamming") / (writer: "Jamming")
 2013 Young Hearts (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.1 (2013) ... (performer: "Sun Is Shining")
 2013 Despicable Me 2 (writer: "Jamming")
 2013 A Horror Sci-Fi Picture: Director's Cut (Video short) (writer: "Iron Lion Zion")
 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 2012/I The Possession (writer: "Rastaman Chant" - uncredited)
  Touch (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2012) (music - 1 episode, 2012)
- Gyre, Part 2 (2012) ... (lyrics: "Three Little Birds") / (music: "Three Little Birds")
 2010-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.129 (2012) ... (writer: "Is This Love")
- Episode #19.88 (2011) ... (writer: "Stay the Night")
- Episode #19.24 (2010) ... (writer: "Is This Love")
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Stay the Night")
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Coup (2012) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Amor (2012) ... (performer: "I Wanna Love You") / (writer: "I Wanna Love You")
- Cançons per canviar el món (2012) ... (writer: "One Love")
 2012 Marley (Documentary) (performer: "Judge Not", "Stir It Up", "Teenager in Love" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Exodus", "High Tide or Low Tide", "Trench Town Rock", "Soul Rebel", "Judge Not", "This Train", "Duppy Conqueror", "Simmer Down", "Kaya", "Put It On", "Mellow Mood", "Don't Rock My Boat", "One Love", "Run For Cover", "It's Alright", "Bend Down Low", "Small Axe", "Stir It Up", "Corner Stone (Jah Is Mighty Alternate)", "Get Up Stand Up", "Concrete Jungle", "Jamming", "Kinky Reggae", "No Sympathy", "Burnin' and Lootin'", "I Shot The Sheriff", "The Heathen", "Smile Jamaica", "Three Little Birds", "Is This Love", "Work", "Crisis Dub", "No More Trouble", "Lively Up Yourself", "Real Situation", "Zimbabwe", "Could You Be Loved", "Redemption Song", "One Love/People Get Ready", "Jammin' (Live)" (uncredited), "Exodus (Live)" (uncredited))
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2012) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2012)
- Episode #8.6 (2012) ... (performer: "Jamming") / (writer: "Jamming")
- Episode #5.12 (2009) ... (performer: "Jamming") / (writer: "Jamming")
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... (performer: "Bad Boys")
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2011 A Horror Sci-Fi Picture (Video short) (writer: "Iron Lion Zion")
  Eureka (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Reprise (2011) ... (performer: "I Shot The Sheriff" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Shot The Sheriff" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Stay the Night" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #3.73 (2011) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.72 (2011) ... (writer: "Chances Are", "Could You Be Loved")
- Episode #3.71 (2011) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
- Episode #3.70 (2011) ... (writer: "Redemption Song")
- Episode #3.69 (2011) ... (writer: "Get Up, Stand Up")
 2011 Hellcats (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away (2011) ... (writer: "Redemption Song")
 2011 Just Go with It (writer: "Is This Love", "Tainted Love"/"Is This Love" (Mash-Up), "Waiting in Vain")
 2010/II Bieber Fever (Short) (performer: "Stir It Up") / (writer: "Stir It Up")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Been Kissed (2010) ... (writer: "One Love (People Get Ready)" - uncredited)
 2010 Fire in Babylon (Documentary) (writer: "Get up, Stand up")
 2010 Neue Vahr Süd (TV Movie) (performer: "Jammin'") / (writer: "Jammin'")
 2010 This Is England '86 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Guava Jelly" - uncredited)
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (performer: "Three Little Birds") / (producer: "Three Little Birds") / (writer: "Three Little Birds")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2010) (performer - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2010)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Get Up Stand Up" - uncredited)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (performer: "Is This Love?" - uncredited) / (writer: "Is This Love?" - uncredited)
- Music with a Message (2008) ... (performer: "Redemption Song") / (writer: "Redemption Song")
- World's Best Love Songs (2006) ... (performer: "Is This Love") / (writer: "Is This Love")
 2010/I Sus (writer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2010 Shrek Forever After (writer: "One Love")
  Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #4.15 (2010) ... (performer: "Three Little Birds") / (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2010 The Contender Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Final (2010) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2009 Beyond the Wall (TV Movie) (performer: "Is This Love", "Jammin'") / (writer: "Is This Love", "Jammin'")
 2009 Mörder auf Amrum (TV Movie) (performer: "I Shot The Sheriff")
 2009 Funny People (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2008 Marley & Me (writer: "One Love")
 2008 Pineapple Express (writer: "Time Will Tell")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "Concrete Jungle (The Unreleased Original Jamaican Version)", "Pimper's Paradise", "Satisfy My Soul", "So Much Trouble in the World", "Stand Up Jamrock", "Wake Up & Live (Parts 1 & 2)")
 2008/I Fool's Gold (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 2008 Shine a Light (Documentary) (writer: "Exodus")
 2008 Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday (Documentary) (performer: "So Jah Seh", "Zion Train", "Exodus", "We & Dem", "Jah Live", "Iron Lion Zion", "Blackman Redemption", "Conquering Lion", "Forever Loving Jah", "Zimbabwe", "Positive Vibration", "War/No More Trouble", "Coming in from the Cold", "Selassie Is the Chappel", "Pass It On") / (writer: "Roots, Rock, Reggae", "Zion Train", "Africa Unite", "Exodus", "We & Dem", "Get Up, Stand Up", "Jah Live", "Iron Lion Zion", "Blackman Redemption", "Forever Loving Jah", "Zimbabwe", "War/No More Trouble", "Crazy Baldheads", "Could You Be Loved", "Coming in from the Cold", "Selassie Is the Chappel", "Pass It On")
 2007 I Am Legend (writer: "Three Little Birds", "I Shot the Sheriff", "Stir It Up", "Redemption Song", "Three Little Birds" (uncredited))
 2007 I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (writer: "I Shot The Sheriff")
 2007 Evan Almighty (writer: "One Love")
 2007 Perfect Stranger (performer: "Stir It Up") / (writer: "Stir It Up")
 2007 Knocked Up (writer: "Put It On")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (performer: "Small Axe")
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Buried Treasure (2007) ... (writer: "Lively up yourself" - uncredited)
 2006 Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Is This Love") / (writer: "Is This Love")
 2006 Catch a Fire (performer: "Could You Be Loved", "Exodus (Dreams of Freedom) (Bill Laswell Mix)") / (writer: "Could You Be Loved", "Exodus (Dreams of Freedom) (Bill Laswell Mix)")
 2006 Cover Art (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rihanna: Redemption Song (2006) ... (writer: "Redemption Song")
 2006 Boston Legal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Helping Hands (2006) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' ("Window Shopper")
 2005 The Big Empty (Short) (performer: "Coming in from the Cold")
 2005 In Her Shoes (performer: "Three Little Birds" (1977)) / (writer: "Three Little Birds" (1977), "Is This Love" (1978))
  History Detectives (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Jim Thorpe Ticket/Land Grant/Leisurama Homes (2005) ... (performer: "Redemption Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "Redemption Song" - uncredited)
  Lost (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Exodus: Part 2 (2005) ... (performer: "Redemption Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "Redemption Song" - uncredited)
  The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Moral Midgetry (2004) ... (performer: "Buffalo Soldier") / (writer: "Buffalo Soldier")
 2004 After the Sunset (writer: "Mellow Mood", "Put It On")
 2004 Shark Tale (performer: "Three Little Birds") / (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2004 Peace One Day (Documentary) (performer: "No More Trouble") / (writer: "No More Trouble")
 2004 50 First Dates (writer: "Could You Be Loved", "Is This Love")
 2004 Along Came Polly (performer: "JAMMIN") / (writer: "JAMMIN")
 2003 In the Cut (writer: "Waiting in Vain")
 2003 Stander (writer: "Buffalo Soldier")
 2003 Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball (Video Game) (performer: "Is This Love" (Ending Theme))
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Calling All Cars (2002) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
 2002 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alte Geschichten (2002) ... (performer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2002 I'm with Lucy (performer: "The Sun Is Shining (Island Mix)") / (writer: "The Sun Is Shining (Island Mix)")
 2002 Blue Crush (performer: "Could You Be Loved"/"And Be Loved" (Film Edit)) / (writer: "Could You Be Loved"/"And Be Loved" (Film Edit))
 2002 Ghiblies: Episode 2 (Video short) (performer: "No Woman No Cry")
 2002 Robin Williams: Live on Broadway (TV Special) ("One Love")
 2002 Gilberto Gil - Kaya N'Gandaya (writer: "Tempo Só (Time Will Tell)", "Three Little Birds", "Eleve-se Alto ao Céu (Lively Up Yourself)", "Buffalo Soldier", "One Drop", "Turn Your Lights Down Low", "Waiting in Vain", "Kaya N'Gan Daya (Kaya)", "Is This Love")
 2002 Changing Lanes ("Waiting in Vain" (1977))
 2002 Ali G Indahouse (as Marley, "OH YEAH")
 2002 Shottas (performer: "Coming In From The Cold") / (writer: "Coming In From The Cold", "Catch A Fire")
 2002 Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chant Down Babylon (2002) ... (performer: "Chant Down Babylon")
 2002 Sopa de Cabra, l'última cançó (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Guerra")
 2001 How High (performer: "Jammin") / (writer: "Jammin")
 2001 Serendipity (writer: "Waiting In Vain")
 2001 Liberté-Oléron (writer: "Jammin'")
 2001 Life and Debt (Documentary) (performer: "One Love", "Work", "Three Little Birds") / (writer: "One Love", "Work", "Three Little Birds", "One Love" (The Wailers Original Version), "One Love (People Get Ready)", "Zimbabwe")
 2000 The Perfect Storm (performer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2000 Come Undone (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Behind the Laughter (2000) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
- The Canine Mutiny (1997) ... ("Jamming")
 2000/I The Beach (writer: "Redemption Song")
 2000 Boiler Room (performer: "Keepin' the Faith") / (writer: "Keepin' the Faith")
 2000 Our Song (writer: "Turn Your Lights Down Low")
 1999 The Bachelor (performer: "Could You Be Loved") / (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 1999 The Best Man (performer: "Turn Your Lights Down Low") / (writer: "Turn Your Lights Down Low")
 1999 Lake Placid (writer: "Is This Love")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One Where Rachel Smokes (1999) ... (writer: "Jamming" - uncredited)
 1998 Around the Fire (writer: "Wake Up And Live")
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (writer: "Put It On", "Could You Be Loved")
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (performer: "No Woman No Cry", "Is This Love") / (writer: "Is This Love")
 1998 Esrim plus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mi-Shlosha Yotze Ehad (1998) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry" - uncredited)
 1993-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Giant Spider Invasion (1997) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
- Gunslinger (1993) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
 1997 Fathers' Day (writer: "Simmer Down")
 1997 Welcome to Sarajevo (writer: "So Much Trouble In The World")
 1997 Dangerous Ground (performer: "Natural Mystic") / (writer: "Natural Mystic")
 1997 Eric Clapton: Live in Hyde Park (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
 1996 Get on the Bus (writer: "Redemption Song")
 1996 Chain Reaction (writer: "One Love", "One Love" (uncredited))
 1995 Le garçu ("IS THIS LOVE")
 1995 Kicking and Screaming (writer: "Buffalo Soldier")
 1995 Strange Days (performer: "Three Little Birds") / (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 1995 Go Now (performer: "One Drop", "No Woman No Cry")
 1995 The Word Universe: A Journey to West Africa (Documentary) (writer: "Africa Unite")
 1995 La Haine (performer: "Burnin' and Lootin'") / (writer: "Burnin' and Lootin'")
 1993 In the Name of the Father (performer: "Is This Love") / (writer: "Is This Love")
 1993 Cool Runnings (writer: "Stir It Up")
 1992 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tim Robbins/Sinéad O'Connor (1992) ... (writer: "War" - uncredited)
 1992 Captain Ron (writer: "STIR IT UP", "JAMMIN'")
 1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nice Lady (1991) ... (writer: "I Shot The Sheriff")
 1991 Queens Logic (writer: "Stir it Up")
 1990 I Love You to Death (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 1990 The Cream of Eric Clapton (Video documentary) (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
 1989 The Mighty Quinn (writer: " (I'M) HURTING INSIDE")
 1988 Clara's Heart (writer: "Jamming")
 1988 From Russia with Rock (Documentary) (writer: "Get Up, Stand Up")
 1988 The Telephone (performer: "One Love/People Get Ready") / (writer: "One Love/People Get Ready")
 1987 Eddie Murphy Raw (Documentary) ("Could You Be Loved", "I Shot The Sheriff")
 1984-1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Big Thaw (1987) ... (performer: "Wake Up and Live" - uncredited)
- Cool Runnin' (1984) ... (performer: "Jammin'" - uncredited)
 1986 Club Paradise (writer: "Guava Jelly", "Three Little Birds")
 1979 Portrait of a Hitman (lyrics: "Exodus") / (music: "Exodus")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (performer - 9 episodes, 1977 - 1978)
- Episode dated 13 July 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Satisfy My Soul") / (writer: "Satisfy My Soul")
- Episode dated 6 July 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Satisfy My Soul") / (writer: "Satisfy My Soul")
- Episode dated 22 June 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Satisfy My Soul") / (writer: "Satisfy My Soul")
- Episode dated 30 March 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Is This Love?")
- Episode dated 16 March 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Is This Love?")
 1974 Breakdown (writer: "War" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Album: "Exodus" See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 14 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Nesta Marley | Bob Marley & The Wailers | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Bob Marley and the Wailers

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I have a BMW. But only because BMW stands for Bob Marley and The Wailers, and not because I need an expensive car. See more »

Trivia:

He is buried in a crypt at Nine Miles, near his birthplace, with his Gibson Les Paul Guitar, a soccer ball, a cannabis bud, and a Bible. See more »

Trademark:

Gibson Epiphone See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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