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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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Known For

In the Name of the Father
(1993)
La Haine
La Haine Soundtrack
(1995)
Shark Tale
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(2004)
I Am Legend
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(2007)

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  EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2017) (performer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode dated 18 July 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "Waiting in Vain") / (writer: "Waiting in Vain")
- Episode dated 3 September 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Waiting in Vain" - uncredited)
 2017 Granada Reports (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2 June 2017: Evening Bulletin (2017) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
 2017 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Birth Day (2017) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2017) (music - 1 episode, 2015)
- Jay Leno/Kate Upton/Jason Derulo feat. Ty Dolla $ign (2017) ... (writer: "Get Up, Stand Up" - uncredited)
- Dwayne Johnson/Meghan Trainor/Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend (2015) ... (music: "Jamming" - uncredited)
  Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2017) (performer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (writer: "Concrete Jungle")
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (performer: "Concrete Jungle") / (writer: "Concrete Jungle")
 2017 Nunca es tarde (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 March 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Jamming")
 2017 Final Score (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 February 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "3 Little Birds" - uncredited)
 2016 All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Endings and Beginnings (2016) ... (performer: "Stir It Up")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Snoop Dogg vs. Chris Paul (2016) ... (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
  Vinyl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- E.A.B. (2016) ... (performer: "Stir It Up", "Kinky Reggae") / (writer: "Stir It Up", "Kinky Reggae")
 2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... ("No Woman, No Cry")
 2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Show Final, Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
- The Superbattles (2015) ... (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Get Up, Stand Up")
 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Sunday Shining" - uncredited)
  Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- La juventud canta y baila (2015) ... (performer: "Is This Love") / (writer: "Is This Love")
 2015 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Homestretch (2015) ... (writer: "Jamming")
 2014 Tu cara me suena mini - España (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.20 (2014) ... (writer: "Is This Love")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reunión de consorcio (2014) ... (writer: "Stir It Up" - uncredited)
 2013 La Marató 2013 (TV Special) (writer: "Un cor")
 2013 Divendres (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.69 (2013) ... (writer: "Un cor")
 2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Super Pranks (2013) ... (writer: "Get Up, Stand Up" - uncredited)
 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 Malhação (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.1 (2013) ... (performer: "Sun Is Shining")
  Levenslied (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... (lyrics: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited) / (music: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
  My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 1 (2013) ... (performer: "Is This Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "Is This Love" - uncredited)
 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
  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")
  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")
 2011 Showboaters (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (writer: "Jamming" - uncredited)
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
 2011 Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 August 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Jamming")
- Episode dated 20 June 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Jamming")
  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 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bikini in the Soup (2011) ... (writer: "Is This Love")
 2011 Hellcats (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away (2011) ... (writer: "Redemption Song")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Been Kissed (2010) ... (writer: "One Love (People Get Ready)" - uncredited)
 2010 Neue Vahr Süd (TV Movie) (performer: "Jammin'") / (writer: "Jammin'")
 2010 This Is England '86 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Guava Jelly" - uncredited)
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hey Soul Sister (2010) ... (performer: "Stop That Train")
  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 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Another, Another Chance (2010) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
  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 Street Music (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dunwell Brothers - Free Fallin' & Three Little Birds (2009) ... (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2009 Jenseits der Mauer (TV Movie) (performer: "Is This Love", "Jammin'") / (writer: "Is This Love", "Jammin'")
 2009 Mörder auf Amrum (TV Movie) (performer: "I Shot The Sheriff") / (writer: "I Shot The Sheriff")
 2008 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Double Negative (2008) ... (writer: "Duppy Conqueror (Fort Knox Five Remix)")
 2003-2007 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 14 Performance: Girls (2007) ... (writer: "Waiting in Vain")
- First Up... (2003) ... (writer: "Turn Your Lights Down Low")
 2007 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular 8 - Ultimate Wishlist (2007) ... (writer: "Waiting in Vain")
 2005-2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Buried Treasure (2007) ... (writer: "Lively up yourself" - uncredited)
- Boogeyman (2006) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
- Joy's Wedding (2005) ... (writer: "Is This Love" - uncredited)
 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)
  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 (Part I) (2005) ... (performer: "Redemption Song" - uncredited) / (writer: "Redemption Song" (uncredited), "Redemption Song")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.9 (2005) ... (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
  The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Moral Midgetry (2004) ... (performer: "Buffalo Soldier" - uncredited) / (writer: "Buffalo Soldier" - uncredited)
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #8 - Publiekskeuze (2004) ... (writer: "Get Up, Stand Up")
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Calling All Cars (2002) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff" - uncredited)
 2002 Robin Williams Live on Broadway (TV Special documentary) ("One Love")
 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")
 1997-2000 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Behind the Laughter (2000) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
- The Canine Mutiny (1997) ... (writer: "Jamming" - uncredited)
 2000 The '70s (TV Movie) (writer: "Three Little Birds" - uncredited)
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One Where Rachel Smokes (1999) ... (writer: "Jamming" - uncredited)
 1998 Esrim plus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mi-Shlosha Yotze Ehad (1998) ... (writer: "No Woman, No Cry" - uncredited)
 1997 Quiero verte (TV Special) (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 1997 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big House (1997) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
 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 Eric Clapton: Live in Hyde Park (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
  MTV Star Trax (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Oasis (1996) ... (performer: "Exodus") / (writer: "Exodus")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (performer - 9 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (arranger - 1 episode, 1995)
- Episode dated 18 May 1995 (1995) ... (arranger: "Keep On Moving")
- 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?")
 1980-1992 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tim Robbins/Sinéad O'Connor (1992) ... (writer: "War" - uncredited)
- Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull (1980) ... (writer: "We write the songs/We are the Walrus/We shot the Sheriff" - medley - uncredited)
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Naar De Maan (1992) ... (writer: "I Shot the Sherriff" - uncredited)
 1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nice Lady (1991) ... (writer: "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 Loose Ends (TV Movie) (writer: "I Shot the Sheriff")
 1979-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Changes (1982) ... (writer: "Real Situation")
- An Explosive Affair: Part 1 (1981) ... (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
- Sparky (1979) ... (writer: "Survival")
- I Want to Keep My Baby (1979) ... (writer: "Lively Up Yourself")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Many of his songs are featured in commercials, particularly Jammin' See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 15 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 10 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' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on marijuana] Herb? Herb is a plant. Herb is so good for everything. Why these people who want to do so much good for everyone, who call themselves government and this and that, why them say you must not use the herb? You see, them say you must not use the herb because it makes you a rebel. Against what? See more »

Trivia:

Following the attempt on his life, he left Jamaica and lived in England between 1976 and 1978. In England he did not live with his wife Rita, but with Jamaican beauty queen Cindy Breakspeare. In fact, the song "Turn Your Lights Down Low" was written for her. They had a son together, Damian Marley. See more »

Trademark:

Gibson Epiphone See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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