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Smokey Robinson


Multi-talented performer/writer/producer Smokey Robinson's career, and life, is inextricably tied up with Motown Records' founder Berry Gordy (his first two children are named Tamla, for the Gordy-owned label Smokey recorded for, and Berry, for Gordy himself). He and Gordy have had a professional and personal relationship since the late 1950s, when... See full bio »

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  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Results (Week 1) (2014) ... (performer: "My Girl") / (writer: "My Girl")
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "Ain't That Peculiar" - uncredited)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem (2014) ... (performer: "Being with You", "The Tracks of My Tears" - uncredited) / (writer: "Being with You", "The Tracks of My Tears" - uncredited)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Launch Show (2014) ... (performer: "Get Ready")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 February 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "The Tears of a Clown" - uncredited)
 2014 It Takes a Choir (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- On Fire in Colorado (2014) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Who's Lovin' You" - uncredited)
- Live Show 8 (2012) ... (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears" - uncredited)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Get Ready")
 2013 Lovelace (writer: "Get Ready" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 2012 Beach Bar: The Movie (writer: "Tears of a Clown")
 2012 Music High (writer: "Tears of a Clown")
 2012 Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.161 (2012) ... (performer: "Crime" - uncredited)
 2012/I Sparkle (performer: "Special Occasion") / (writer: "Special Occasion")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Superstars' Choice (2012) ... (writer: "Get Ready")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "Who's Lovin' You" - as William 'Smokey' Robinson)
 2011 The Return of El Topo Chico (Short) (performer: "The Tracks Of My Tears")
 2011 The Choir: Military Wives (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2011 Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (Documentary) (writer: "My Girl", "Who's Lovin' You") / (writer: "When I'm Gone" - as William Robinson Jr)
 2011 Dreams of a Life (Documentary) (writer: "My Smile is Just a Frown (Turned Upside Down)" - as William Robinson Jr)
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #19.22 (2011) ... (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
 2011 Overspel (TV Series) (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears")
 2011 Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gently Upside Down (2011) ... (writer: "You Really Got a Hold of Me")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Hungarian Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
- The Turkish Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
 2011/I Bridesmaids (performer: "My Love Is Your Love", "My Love Is Your Love" (uncredited)) / (producer: "My Love Is Your Love") / (writer: "My Love Is Your Love", "My Love Is Your Love" (uncredited))
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.131 (2011) ... (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears" - uncredited)
  American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- 11 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (performer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me", "Tracks of My Tears") / (writer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me", "Tracks of My Tears")
- Top 10 Male Semifinalists Perform (2010) ... (writer: "My Girl")
 2011 Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years (TV Movie) (performer: "Crazy")
 2010/I Runaway (Short) (performer: "Devil in a New Dress" - uncredited)
 2010 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Royal Bubbles/Needle Drop (2010) ... (writer: "Solamente Lei (My Girl)" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2010 Semi-FInal (2010) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2010 Michel Legrand and Friends (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Happy")
 2010 Flipped (writer: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (2010) ... (writer: "Get Ready")
 2010 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (2010) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2010 10 Things I Hate About You (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Winner Takes It All (2010) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2010 Saving Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hear the Birds? (2010) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (performer: "Earth Song")
  Big Time Rush (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Big Time Audition (2009) ... (performer: "Tracks of my Tears" - uncredited) / (writer: "Tracks of my Tears" - uncredited)
  Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #35.6 (2009) ... (performer: "You Really Got A Hold Of Me", "Don't Know Why") / (writer: "You Really Got A Hold Of Me")
 2009 Bandslam (writer: "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back")
 2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper (performer: "Cruisin'") / (writer: "Cruisin'" - as William Robinson)
 2009 Michael Jackson Memorial (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "We Are The World")
 2009 The Soloist (writer: "I Want A Love I Can See" - as William Robinson, Jr.)
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "Ooo Baby Baby" (1965)) / (writer: "Ooo Baby Baby" (1965) - as William Robinson Jr.)
  The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Killer Robot Instability (2009) ... (lyrics: "Marcy Grossman" - uncredited) / (music: "Marcy Grossman" - uncredited)
 2008 The Cleaner (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chaos Theory (2008) ... (writer: "Tracks of My Tears" - uncredited)
 2008 Broken Fences (writer: "Ooh Baby Baby")
 2007-2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Get Ready")
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Get Ready")
 2008 Julia (writer: "Shop Around" - as W. Robinson)
  The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- React Quotes (2008) ... (performer: "My Girl Has Gone" - uncredited)
- Stray Rounds (2003) ... (writer: "You Beat Me To The Punch")
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tearjerker (2008) ... (writer: "Tears of a Clown")
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (writer: "My Girl")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (performer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Boy Crazy (2007) ... (writer: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me")
- A Perfect Day (2005) ... (writer: "My Girl")
- Time to Crime (2005) ... (performer: "Just To See Her")
 2007 The Game Plan (writer: "My Girl")
 2007 Dead Tone (writer: "Still Waters-Love" - as William Robinson)
 2007 TV Land Confidential (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music (2007) ... (writer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 (2007) ... (writer: "Here I Come")
 2007/I Crazy Love (Documentary) (performer: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me") / (writer: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me")
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Petra-Gate (2007) ... (writer: "Here I Come" - uncredited)
 2007 Music and Lyrics (writer: "My Girl")
 2006 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (writer: "My Girl", "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 2006 Rocky Balboa (performer: "Ooh Baby Baby") / (writer: "Ooh Baby Baby" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 2006 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Momma Cherri's Soul Food Shack Revisited (2006) ... (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
 2006 Candles on Bay Street (TV Movie) (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears")
  Jericho (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Four Horsemen (2006) ... (performer: "I Second That Emotion " - uncredited) / (writer: "I Second That Emotion " - uncredited)
 2006 Bobby (performer: "Tracks of My Tears") / (writer: "Tracks of My Tears", "Ain't That Peculiar" - as William Robinson, Jr.)
 2006 Glory Road (performer: "Going to a Go-Go") / (writer: "My Guy", "Going to a Go-Go", "Get Ready", "Ain't That Peculiar")
 2006 Last Holiday (performer: "Tracks of My Tears") / (writer: "Tracks of My Tears" - as William "Smokey" Robinson Jr.)
 2005 Munich (writer: "My Girl")
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Everybody Hates the Babysitter (2005) ... (performer: "Being with You") / (writer: "Being with You")
 2005 Making the Band 3 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Times Square Harmony (2005) ... (writer: "Who's Lovin' You" - uncredited)
  Wife Swap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Episode #5.2 (2005) ... (performer: "Tracks of my Tears") / (writer: "Tracks of my Tears")
 2005 Motown: The Early Years (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Get Ready", "The Way You Do The Things You Do", "My Girl")
 2005 Are We There Yet? (writer: "Get Ready" - as William Robinson, Jr.)
 2005 Racing Stripes (writer: "My Girl")
 2004 Battlefield: Vietnam (Video Game) (writer: "Get Ready")
 2004 Blackpool (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... ("I Second That Emotion")
 2004 School for Seduction (performer: "Got a Job") / (writer: "Got a Job")
 2004 Raise Your Voice (writer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) (as William Robinson Jr., "My Girl")
 2004 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (writer: "My Girl")
 2003 Calendar Girls (writer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do" - as William Robinson)
  Tremors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- The Key (2003) ... (performer: "TRACKS OF MY TEARS") / (writer: "TRACKS OF MY TEARS")
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (performer: "The Tracks of My Tears") / (writer: "My Girl", "The Tracks of My Tears" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (as William Robinson, Jr., "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 2003 American Splendor (writer: "Ain't That Peculiar" (1965) - as William Robinson Jr.)
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (1 episode, 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Calling All Cars (2002) ... ("The Tears of a Clown", uncredited)
- Nobody Knows Anything (1999) ... (performer: "Mickey's Monkey")
 2002 The Santa Clause 2 (performer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town")
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (writer: "My Girl" - as William 'Smokey' Robinson)
 2002 My Own Partridge Family (Short) (performer: "The Tracks of my Tears") / (writer: "The Tracks of my Tears" - as William Robinson Jr)
 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary) (as William Robinson Jr., "You've Really Got a Hold On Me", "Shop Around", "I'll Be Doggone", "The Way You Do The Things You Do", "Don't Mess With Bill", "Ooo Baby, Baby", "My Girl", "Since I Lost My Baby")
 2002 Undeclared (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hal and Hillary (2002) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 2002 Un paso adelante (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Quiero bailar (2002) ... (writer: "Get Ready", "My Guy")
- Desnudos (2002) ... (writer: "Get Ready")
 2001 A Knight's Tale (writer: "Get Ready" - as William Robinson, Jr.)
 2000 Bounce (performer: "I Second That Emotion")
 2000 Remember the Titans (writer: "You've Got to Earn It", "The Way You Do the Things You Do" (uncredited))
 2000 Duets (writer: "Cruisin'")
 2000 Honest (performer: "Tracks of My Tears") / (writer: "Tracks of My Tears")
  Friends (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2000) (performer - 1 episode, 2000)
- The One with Mac and C.H.E.E.S.E. (2000) ... (performer: "You Really Got a Hold on Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "You Really Got a Hold on Me" - uncredited)
- The One with Mrs. Bing (1995) ... (writer: "My Guy" - uncredited)
 2000 Return to Me (performer: "I Second That Emotion") / (writer: "I Second That Emotion" - as William Robinson, Jr.)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "CRUISIN'") / (writer: "CRUISIN'" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1999 Tuftsablanca (performer: "I Second That Emotion") / (writer: "I Second That Emotion")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (performer: "The Tracks of My Tears") / (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears", "My Girl")
 1998 Marriages (performer: "I'll be home for Christmas')
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Diggin' the Sound" - as W. Robinson)
 1998 Simon Birch (performer: "Mickey's Monkey")
 1998 All I Wanna Do (performer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me") / (writer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blasts from the Past (1998) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dirty Joke (1997) ... (writer: "The Way You Do The Things You Do")
 1997 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons (1997) ... (writer: "My Guy")
 1997 Soul Food (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1997 Year of the Horse (Documentary) (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1997 Flipping (writer: "GET READY" - as William Smokey Robinson)
 1996 Striptease (writer: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1995 En el aire (writer: "My Girl")
  Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1995) (performer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Rise from the Dead (1995) ... (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
- Hello Goodbye (1995) ... (performer: "I Second That Emotion' - uncredited) / (writer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do', "I Second That Emotion' - uncredited)
- Internal Affairs (1995) ... (writer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do" - uncredited)
- Small Sacrifices (1995) ... (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
 1995 Friday (writer: "The Way You Do the Things You Do" - as William "Smokey" Robinson)
 1995 As Time Goes By (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wedding Day Nerves (1995) ... (writer: "My Guy" - uncredited)
 1995 The Walking Dead (performer: "OOO Baby Baby", "The Tracks Of My Tears") / (writer: "Get Ready", "OOO Baby Baby", "The Tracks Of My Tears" - as William Robinson)
 1995 Women of the House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guess Who's Sleeping in Lincoln's Bed? (1995) ... (writer: "Don't Mess with Bill")
 1994 Dumb & Dumber (writer: "Get Ready" - as William "Smokey" Robinson)
 1994 My Girl 2 (writer: "MY GIRL" - as William "Smokey" Robinson)
 1993 Mi vida loca (writer: "I've Got Two Lovers" - as William "Smokey" Robinson)
 1993 Aretha Franklin: Duets (TV Special) (performer: "Chain of Fools", "Just to See Her")
 1992 Jennifer Eight (as William Robinson, Jr., "Two Lovers")
 1992 Breaking the Rules (lyrics: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me" - as William Robinson) / (music: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me" - as William Robinson)
 1992 Sister Act (writer: "My Guy" - as William Robinson, Jr.)
 1991 Father of the Bride (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson)
 1991 My Girl (writer: "MY GIRL" - as William Robinson)
 1991 Problem Child 2 (writer: "Get Ready" - as William Robinson)
 1991 Crooked Hearts (writer: "Ooh Baby, Baby" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1991 Thelma & Louise (writer: "The Way You Do The Things You Do" - as William Robinson)
  The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1988 - 1990) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1991) (performer - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Accident (1991) ... (lyrics: "The Tears of a Clown" - uncredited)
- Moving (1990) ... (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson)
- Walk Out (1989) ... (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears")
- Dance with Me (1988) ... (performer: "The Tears of a Clown") / (writer: "The Tears of a Clown")
 1991 Sleeping with the Enemy (writer: "MY GIRL" - as William Robinson)
 1991 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ol' Brown Eyes (1991) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 1991 The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (Video documentary) (writer: "Mikey's Monkey")
 1990 Mermaids (writer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me" - as William Robinson)
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "The Way You Do The Things You Do" - as William Robinson)
 1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One on One (1990) ... (writer: "The Way You Do The Things You Do" - uncredited)
 1990 Coupe de Ville (performer: "OOO Baby, Baby") / (writer: "OOO Baby, Baby" - as William Robinson Jr.) / (writer: "Since I Lost My Baby" - as William Robinson)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson)
 1989 Black Rain (as William Robinson, "THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (performer: "Mickey's Monkey")
 1989 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Legend of Dinosaurs (1989) ... (writer: "My Guy")
 1989 How I Got Into College (writer: "Get Ready" - as William Robinson)
 1985-1989 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- When Girls Collide (1989) ... (writer: "I Second That Emotion")
- Take My Wife, for Example (1989) ... (writer: "Shop Around" - uncredited)
- The Next Murder You Hear (1985) ... (writer: "Ooh Ooh Baby")
 1988 Scrooged (performer: "I Second That Emotion") / (writer: "I Second That Emotion" - as William Robinson)
 1988 Moonwalker (writer: "Who's Lovin' You")
 1988 Alien Nation (performer: "YOU'VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME") / (writer: "YOU'VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME" - as William Robinson)
 1988 Shades of Love: The Emerald Tear (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Cruisin" - as William 'Smokey' Robinson) / (performer: "Cruisin")
 1988 Coming to America (performer: "Ooo Baby Baby") / (producer: "Ooo Baby Baby") / (writer: "Ooo Baby Baby" - as William Robinson)
 1988 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Resolutions: Part I (1988) ... (writer: "My Girl")
  Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Episode #1.17 (1988) ... (performer: "I Know You By Heart", "Love Don't Give No Reason", "The Motown Medley - My Girl/Baby, Baby/You're Alright/Get Ready/Second That Emotion/Two Lovers/You Better Shop Around/Papa Was a Rollin' Stone/Tears of a Clown/I'm Gonna Make You Love Me") / (writer: "The Motown Medley - My Girl/Baby, Baby/You're Alright/Get Ready/Second That Emotion/Two Lovers/You Better Shop Around/Papa Was a Rollin' Stone/Tears of a Clown/I'm Gonna Make You Love Me")
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Uncertainty Principle (1988) ... (writer: "I Second That Emotion" - uncredited)
 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (performer: "SHOP AROUND") / (writer: "SHOP AROUND" - as William Robinson)
 1987 3 Men and a Baby (writer: "My Girl")
 1987 Cross My Heart (performer: "One Heartbeat")
 1987 Punky Brewster (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Matchmaker (1987) ... (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "GOING TO A GO-GO") / (writer: "GOING TO A GO-GO")
 1987 Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson)
 1987 Street Smart (writer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson)
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- High Society (1987) ... (writer: "Get Ready")
 1987 Mannequin (lyrics: "My Girl" - as William Robinson) / (music: "My Girl" - as William Robinson) / (producer: "My Girl" - as William Robinson)
 1986 Platoon (performer: "TRACKS OF MY TEARS") / (writer: "TRACKS OF MY TEARS" - as William Robinson)
 1986 Solarbabies (performer: "Love Will Set You Free") / (writer: "Love Will Set You Free")
 1986 One More Saturday Night (performer: "Shop Around") / (producer: "Shop Around" - as William "Smokey" Robinson) / (writer: "Shop Around" - as William "Smokey" Robinson)
 1986 A Fine Mess ("Movin' So Close") / (performer: "Wishful Thinking")
 1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (performer: "Ooh Baby, Baby") / (writer: "Ooh Baby, Baby" - as William Robinson)
 1986 Youngblood (writer: "Get Ready" - as William Robinson)
 1985 Hand in Hand (writer: "My Guy")
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video) (writer: "My Girl")
 1985 The Last Dragon (performer: "First Time On a Ferris Wheel")
 1985 Heaven Help Us (performer: "Ooh Baby Baby") / (writer: "My Girl", "Ooh Baby Baby", "Ain't That Peculiar")
 1984 DTV: Golden Oldies (Video) (performer: "Mickey's Monkey", "You Really Got a Hold On Me") / (writer: "You Really Got a Hold On Me")
 1983 The Making of 'Thriller' (Video documentary) (writer: "Who's Loving You")
 1983 The Big Chill (performer: "I SECOND THAT EMOTION") / (writer: "The Tracks of My Tears" - as William Robinson Jr.)
 1983 Losin' It (performer: "You've Really Got A Hold On Me") / (writer: "The Way You Do The Things You Do", "You've Really Got A Hold On Me")
 1982 Let's Spend the Night Together (Documentary) (as William Robinson, Jr., "Going To A Go-Go")
 1981 Four Friends (lyrics: "Shop Around" - as William 'Smokey' Robinson) / (music: "Shop Around" - as William 'Smokey' Robinson)
 1981 Hard Country (lyrics: "OOH BABY BABY" - as William "Smokey" Robinson) / (music: "OOH BABY BABY" - as William "Smokey" Robinson)
 1980 American Gigolo (as W. Robinson, "The Love I Saw in You Is Just a Mirage") / (performer: "The Love I Saw in You Is Just a Mirage")
 1979 More American Graffiti (writer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me", "My Guy")
 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me") / (writer: "You've Really Got a Hold on Me")
 1978 Coming Home (writer: "My Girl" (1965))
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 October 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Theme From The Big Time")
 1977 Big Time (performer: "Big Time", "Hip Trip", "If We're Gonna Act Like Lovers", "So Nice", "He Is the Light of the World") / (writer: "Big Time", "Hip Trip", "If We're Gonna Act Like Lovers", "So Nice", "He Is the Light of the World")
 1977 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.19 (1977) ... (writer: "Ain't That Peculiar")
 1976 Norman... Is That You? (performer: "An Old Fashioned Man")
 1976 Jacquette (writer: "Shop Around" - uncredited)
 1975 French Shampoo (Homage to W. B.) (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
 1975 Love in Maid (writer: "My Girl" - uncredited)
 1975 Fun Buns Contest (writer: "Get Ready" - uncredited)
 1972 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (1972) ... (writer: "Get Ready", "Get Ready" (reprise) - as W. Robinson)
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.28 (1970) ... (writer: "You're the One I Need")
  Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (performer: "Here I Go Again") / (writer: "Here I Go Again")
  The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #22.33 (1969) ... (performer: "Doggone Right", "Abraham, Martin and John" - uncredited) / (writer: "Doggone Right" - uncredited)
 1967 Come Spy with Me (performer: "Come Spy With Me") / (writer: "Come Spy With Me")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.50 (1965) ... (writer: "Ain't That Peculiar")
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (writer: "Ooo Baby, Baby", "My Girl Has Gone")
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "When I'm Gone")
- Episode #1.18 (1965) ... (writer: "My Girl")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 9 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (performer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Episode #2.12 (1965) ... (writer: "My Baby")
- Episode #2.4 (1965) ... (writer: "My Guy")
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... ("Shop Around")
- Episode #1.35 (1965) ... (writer: "When I'm Gone")
- Episode #1.30 (1965) ... (writer: "I'll Be Doggone")
 1965 It's What's Happening, Baby! (TV Movie) (performer: "Ooo My Baby") / (writer: "My Guy", "Ooo My Baby", "The Way You Do the Things You Do")
 1964 The T.A.M.I. Show (Documentary) (performer: "That's What Love is Made Of", "You Really Got a Hold on Me", "Mickey's Monkey") / (writer: "That's What Love is Made Of", "You Really Got a Hold on Me")
 1964 Nothing But a Man (writer: "That's The Way I Feel", "I'll Try Something New", "Way Over There", "You Beat Me To The Punch", "You've Really Got A Hold On Me")
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Co-host, with Angela Martinez, of an infomercial for TimeLife's "The Best of Soul Train" DVD collection, with appearances by Jody Watley and Eddie Levert. See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles | Smokey Robinson and The Miracles | Smokey Robinson and the Miracles | The Miracles | William 'Smokey' Robinson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. See more »

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