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Lionel Richie was born on June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA as Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. He was previously married to Diana Alexander Richie and Brenda Harvey-Richie. See full bio »
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 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "Lady")
 2013 The Hot Flashes (writer: "Brick House")
 2013 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Still")
 2013 In a World... (writer: "Easy")
 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "We Are the World" - uncredited)
 2012 End of Watch (writer: "Hey Ma")
 2011 What's Your Number? (writer: "Three Times a Lady")
 2011 Zookeeper (writer: "Easy")
 2011 Super 8 (writer: "Easy")
 2011 Rio (courtesy: "Say You, Say Me") / (performer: "Say You, Say Me") / (writer: "Say You, Say Me")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (writer: "We Are the World')
 2010 Shrek Forever After (performer: "Hello") / (writer: "Hello")
 2009 Couples Retreat (writer: "STUCK ON YOU")
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (writer: "Brick House")
 2009 Duplicity (writer: "Brick House")
 2008 Tropic Thunder (writer: "Brick House" (1977))
 2008 Baby Mama (performer: "Endless Love") / (writer: "Endless Love")
 2007 Are We Done Yet? (performer: "Hello") / (writer: "Hello")
 2006 Happy Feet (writer: "Hello")
 2006 Scary Movie 4 (writer: "Hello")
 2006 Phat Girlz (writer: "Brick House")
 2005 Roll Bounce (writer: "Easy")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (performer: "Hello" (1984)) / (writer: "Hello" (1984))
 2005 Rebound (writer: "Brick House")
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (performer: "Hello" - as Lionel Ritchie) / (writer: "Hello" - as Lionel Ritchie)
 2004 Garden State (writer: "Three Times a Lady" (1978))
 2003 Honey (writer: "Into You")
 2003 Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (writer: "Easy")
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (writer: "Brick House" - as Lionel B. Richie)
 2003 Cradle 2 the Grave (writer: "Won't Be Coming Back")
 2002 Scooby-Doo (writer: "Lil' Romeo's B House")
 2002 Undercover Brother (writer: "Brick House")
 2002 Ali G Indahouse ("THREE TIMES A LADY")
 2002 Biggie and Tupac (Documentary) (writer: "Miss U")
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (performer: "Truly") / (writer: "Truly")
 2001 Down to Earth ("Thug Music Play On")
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds (writer: "Brick House")
 2000 Ready to Rumble (writer: "Brick House")
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (performer: "All Night Long (All Night)") / (writer: "All Night Long (All Night)")
 1999 Muppets from Space (writer: "Brick House")
 1999 Election (writer: "Three Times a Lady")
 1998 Home Fries (writer: "Brick House")
 1998 The School of Flesh (performer: "Say You, Say Me")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (performer: "All Night Long (All Night)") / (writer: "All Night Long (All Night)")
 1997 The Fifth Element (writer: "All Night Long")
 1996 My Fellow Americans (writer: "Brick House")
 1996 Swingers (writer: "Brick House" - as L. Richie)
 1996 Happy Gilmore (performer: "Endless Love" - as Lionel Ritchie) / (writer: "Endless Love" - as Lionel Ritchie)
 1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (writer: "Brick House")
 1995 Houseguest (writer: "Brick House")
 1994 Trevor (Short) (performer: "Endless Love") / (writer: "Endless Love")
 1992 Bitter Moon (writer: "Hello")
 1992 Hard Boiled (writer: "Hello")
 1992 Yakapin mo akong muli (writer: Endless Love)
 1989 Sea of Love (writer: "Three Times a Lady" - uncredited)
 1988 Moonwalker (writer: "We Are the World")
 1988 Afuang (performer: "Hello")
 1987 Heaven (Documentary) (performer: "Endless Love") / (writer: "Endless Love")
 1986 One More Saturday Night (writer: "Brick House")
 1986 Huwag mo kaming isumpa (performer: "Stuck on You")
 1985 The Color Purple (lyrics: "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)")
 1985 White Nights (performer: "Say You, Say Me") / (writer: "Say You, Say Me")
 1985 I Have Three Hands (writer: "Maid in the Philippines")
 1985 The Sure Thing (performer: "Penny Lover") / (writer: "Penny Lover")
 1981 Endless Love (performer: "Endless Love", "Dreaming Of You") / (producer: "Endless Love", "Dreaming Of You") / (writer: "Endless Love", "Dreaming Of You")
 1980 Plato's: The Movie (writer: "Brick House" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "The Best of Lionel Richie" (Uni) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Commodores | Lionel Ritchie | Raioneru Ritchî


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It's quite interesting that in my growing up I had several influences. We had gospel music on campus. R&B music was, of course, the community, and radio was country music. So I can kind of see where all the influences came from. See more »


Longtime friend of radio personality Tom Joyner. See more »

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