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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 »


(age 36) in Miami, Florida, USA

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 2016 The Great Everything & the Nothing (performer: "Work/Could You Be Loved?")
 2015 Strange Magic (writer: "Three Little Birds", "Three Little Birds (Dark Forest Version)", "Three Little Birds (Reprise)", "Three Little Birds (Encore)")
 2014 Samba (performer: "Waiting in Vain") / (writer: "Waiting in Vain")
 2013 Despicable Me 2 (writer: "Jamming")
 2012 Bank Roll (writer: "Stand Alone")
 2012/I The Possession (writer: "Rastaman Chant" - uncredited)
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2011 Just Go with It (writer: "Is This Love", "Waiting in Vain")
 2010 Ramona and Beezus (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2010 Shrek Forever After (writer: "One Love")
 2009 Funny People (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 2008 Marley & Me (writer: "One Love")
 2008 Pineapple Express (writer: "Time Will Tell")
 2008/I Fool's Gold (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 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")
 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)")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' ("Window Shopper")
 2005 In Her Shoes (performer: "Three Little Birds" (1977)) / (writer: "Three Little Birds" (1977), "Is This Love" (1978))
 2004 After the Sunset (writer: "Mellow Mood", "Put It On")
 2004 Shark Tale (performer: "Three Little Birds") / (writer: "Three Little Birds")
 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")
 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 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")
 2001 How High (performer: "Jammin") / (writer: "Jammin")
 2001 Serendipity (writer: "Waiting In Vain")
 2001 Liberté-Oléron (writer: "Jammin'")
 2000 The Perfect Storm (performer: "No Woman, No Cry")
 2000 Come Undone (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 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")
 1998 Around the Fire (writer: "Wake Up And Live")
 1998 The Eternal (writer: "Johnny Was")
 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")
 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")
 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") / (writer: "One Drop")
 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 Captain Ron (writer: "STIR IT UP", "JAMMIN'")
 1991 Queens Logic (writer: "Stir it Up")
 1990 I Love You to Death (writer: "Could You Be Loved")
 1989 The Mighty Quinn (writer: " (I'M) HURTING INSIDE")
 1988 Clara's Heart (writer: "Jamming")
 1988 The Telephone (performer: "One Love/People Get Ready") / (writer: "One Love/People Get Ready")
 1986 Club Paradise (writer: "Guava Jelly", "Three Little Birds")
 1979 Portrait of a Hitman (lyrics: "Exodus") / (music: "Exodus")
 1975 The Most Valuable Pussy (writer: "Stir It Up" - uncredited)
 1974 Breakdown (writer: "War" - uncredited)
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CD: "Legend" See more »

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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


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