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Diana Ross

Best known as the the lead singer of the popular 1960s singing group The Supremes, Diana Ernestine Earle Ross was born on March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan, the second of six children of African-American parents Ernestine Lillian (Moten), a schoolteacher, and Fred Earl Ross, who served in the army. After being raised in housing projects for ... See full bio »
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 2016 Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (Documentary) (performer: "Ease On Down The Road" - uncredited)
 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco (2015) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Up")
 2014-2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Justin Timberlake/Ellen DeGeneres/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2015) ... (performer: "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)")
- Liam Neeson/Terry Gilliam/Tim McGraw (2014) ... (performer: "Endless Love")
 2014 Scandal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Where the Sun Don't Shine (2014) ... (performer: "Endless Love" - uncredited)
 2014 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.169 (2014) ... (performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - uncredited)
 2013 The Block (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Block Auction (2013) ... (performer: "Endless Love" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
 2012 Tango libre (performer: "Baby Love")
 2012 Brazil Avenue (TV Series) (performer: "Upside Down")
 2011 The Nation's Favourite Bee Gees Song (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Chain Reaction")
 2011 Young Adult (performer: "When We Grow Up")
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 October 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Upside Down" - uncredited)
 2011 God Bless America (performer: "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) ... (performer: "Muscles" - uncredited)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 2010 Anderson's Cross (performer: "Remember Me")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.12 (2010) ... (performer: "Endless Love")
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Benny Nilsson (2009) ... ("I Hear A Symphony", uncredited)
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (performer: "Upside Down")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Gothic, Industrial und Black Metal (2009) ... (performer: "Work That Body" - uncredited)
 2007-2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (performer: "Brand New Day")
- Two of 14 Voted Off (2009) ... (performer: "Brand New Day")
- Top 20 (2007) ... (performer: "Ease on Down the Road")
 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Concert (TV Special documentary) (performer: "I'm Coming Out", "Where Did Our Love Go", "Baby Love", "Stop! In the Name of Love", "If We Hold On Together", "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "I Will Survive", "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 2005) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008)
- Round 5 (2008) ... (performer: "Upside Down" - uncredited)
- Round 3 (2008) ... (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
- Round Two (2005) ... ("Endless Love")
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Wednesday's Women (2008) ... (performer: "Come See About Me" - uncredited)
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #5.6 (2008) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (performer: "Endless Love" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2008) ... (performer: "Chain Reaction" - uncredited)
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- L'assassinat de J.F. Kennedy i l'Ovella Dolly (2008) ... (performer: "Where Did Our Love Go")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.6 (2008) ... (performer: "Stop! In the Name of Love")
 2008 Baby Mama (performer: "Endless Love")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Remember When (2007) ... (performer: "Touch Me in the Morning")
 2007 Talk to Me (performer: "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me")
 2007 Mind the Gap (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Genetic Accelerator (2006) ... (performer: "Stop! In The Name Of Love" - uncredited)
 2006 Comme t'y es belle! (performer: "Love Hangover")
 2005-2006 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Hates the Gout (2006) ... (performer: "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)")
- Everybody Hates Keisha (2005) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2006 Crumbs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- And It All Came Crumbling Down ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2005 Chicken Little (performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")
 2005 The Comeback (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Valerie Triumphs at the Upfronts (2005) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
 2004 Blackpool (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... (performer: "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me")
 2004 Living Death: A Day in the Life of Dracula (Short) (performer: "Upside Down")
 2004 À Tout de Suite (performer: "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Backwash (2003) ... (performer: "Love Child")
 2003 Have I Got News for You (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #25.3 (2003) ... (performer: "Chain Reaction")
 2002 Maid in Manhattan (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2002 Juwanna Mann (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (performer: "Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The F Word (2000) ... (performer: "Love Hangover")
 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video) (performer: "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)")
 1999 Love Stinks (performer: "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me")
 1999 Double Platinum (TV Movie) ("Love Is All That Matters") / (performer: "He Lives in You", "Until We Meet Again", "Carry On", "Someone That You Loved Before")
 1998 La surface de réparation (Short) (performer: "Where Did Our Love Go")
 1998 54 (performer: "The Boss")
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (performer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 1998 Ride (performer: "Mo Money, Mo Problems")
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary (performer: "I HEAR A SYMPHONY")
 1997 In & Out (performer: "I Will Survive")
 1997 Hide and Seek (TV Movie) (performer: "STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE", "YOU CAN'T HURRY LOVE")
 1996-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Unplugged (42) (1997) ... (performer: "Upside Down" - uncredited)
- 3x9+2 (1996) ... (performer: "Upside Down" - uncredited)
 1996 Phenomenon (performer: "Love Child", "Touch Me in the Morning")
 1996 Happy Gilmore (performer: "Endless Love")
 1976-1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 14 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 February 1996 (1996) ... (performer: "I Will Survive")
- Episode dated 24 August 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Take Me Higher")
- Episode dated 29 January 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "It's My Turn")
- Episode dated 4 December 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
- Episode dated 20 November 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Out")
 1995 Television's Greatest Performances I (TV Special) (performer: "I'm Coming Out", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")
 1995 Now and Then (performer: "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me")
 1995 Without Walls (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- J'accuse: The Vegetarians (1995) ... (performer: "Stop! In The Name Of Love" - uncredited)
 1994 Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kiss Me Kate (1994) ... (performer: "Stop! In The Name Of The Love")
 1994 Sei hoi yut gar (TV Series) (performer: "If We Hold On Together")
 1994 Trevor (Short) (performer: "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)", "It's My Turn", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Endless Love", "I'm Coming Out")
 1992 Diana Ross Live! The Lady Sings... Jazz & Blues: Stolen Moments (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Fine and Mellow", "Them There Eyes", "Don't Explain", "What A Little Moonlight Can Do", "Mean To Me", "Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be)", "Gimme A Pigfoot and A Bottle of Beer", "Little Girl Blue", "There's A Small Hotel", "I Cried For You", "The Man I Love", "God Bless The Child", "Our Love Is Here To Stay", "You've Changed", "Let's Fall In Love", "Strange Fruit", "All Of Me", "Good Morning Heartache", "T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do", "My Man", "What A Wonderful World", "Fine and Mellow" (reprise))
 1992 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (performer: "Baby Love" (1965) - uncredited)
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Leap Home: Part 2 (Vietnam) - April 7, 1970 (1990) ... (performer: "Someday We'll Be Together" - uncredited)
- M.I.A. - April 1, 1969 (1990) ... (performer: "Someday We'll Be Together" - uncredited)
 1990 Paris Is Burning (Documentary) (performer: "Love Hangover")
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Over the Rainbow")
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Pimple (1989) ... (performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" - uncredited)
- Just Between Me and You and Kirk and Paul and Carla and Becky (1989) ... (performer: "Someday We'll Be Together")
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Rowdy Girls (1989) ... (performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough")
 1989 Family Matters (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rachel's First Date (1989) ... (performer: "Stop! In the Name of Love")
 1989 Slaves of New York (performer: "Love is Like an Itching in My Heart")
 1988 The Land Before Time (performer: "If We Hold On Together")
 1988 Hawks (performer: "CHAIN REACTION")
 1988 To Heal a Nation (TV Movie) (performer: "WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO")
 1988 China Beach (TV Series) ("Reflections")
 1988 Tommys Hollywood Report (TV Movie) (performer: "Muscles" - uncredited)
 1987 ALF (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Working My Way Back to You (1987) ... (performer: "Stop! in the Name of Love" - uncredited)
 1987 Heaven (Documentary) (performer: "Endless Love")
 1986 Playing for Keeps (performer: "MUSCLES")
 1986 Tough Guys (lyrics: "Work That Body") / (music: "Work That Body")
 1986 Youngblood (performer: "Get Ready")
 1985 Hand in Hand (performer: "Heatwave")
 1985 6.20 Soul Train (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 May 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Missing You" music video)
 1985 The 57th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "I Just Called to Say I Love You")
 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) ("We Are the World", uncredited)
 1983 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Superteech (1983) ... (writer: "Work That Body" - uncredited)
 1982 The 54th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Endless Love")
 1981 Endless Love (performer: "Endless Love", "Dreaming Of You")
 1980 It's My Turn (performer: "It's My Turn")
 1980 The Magic of David Copperfield III: Levitating Ferrari (TV Special) (performer: "A Brand New Day")
 1979 Diana Ross in Concert! (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Too Shy To Say", "Touch Me In The Morning", "I Wanna Be Bad", "I Ain't Been Licked", "Home" (from "The Wiz"), "It's My House", "No One Gets The Prize", "Love Hangover", "Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)", "Baby Love", "Remember Me", "Lady Sings The Blues", "T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do", "God Bless The Child", "My Man", "The Boss", "Do You Know Where You're Going To?" (Theme from "Mahogany"), "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (reprise))
 1978 The Wiz (performer: "Can I Go On Not Knowing?", "Ease On Down The Road #1", "Soon As I Get Home/Home", "Ease On Down The Road #2", "Ease On Down The Road #3", "Be A Lion", "Everybody Rejoice/A Brand New Day", "If You Believe In Yourself (Dorothy)", "Home (Finale)")
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (performer: "Lovin', Livin', and Givin'")
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (performer: "Love Hangover" (1975))
 1976 The 48th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)")
 1975 Mahogany (performer: "Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)")
 1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Will the Real Diana Please Stand Up? (1971) ... (performer: "For Once in My Life")
 1969 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.22 (1969) ... (performer: "Bread and Gravy")
 1965 Jongens, jongens, wat een meid (Short) (performer: "Baby Love" - uncredited)
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1979: "The Boss" (album) - reached UK #40 See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 17 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dianna Ross | Diana Ross & The Supremes | Diana Ross and The Supremes | Diana Ross and the Supremes | The Supremes | the Supremes | The Temptions & The Supremes


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Her high-pitched, reedy, and achingly vulnerable singing style


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