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Chester Burnett (1910–1976)

Chester Burnett was born on June 10, 1910 in White Station, Mississippi, USA as Chester Arthur Burnett. He was married to Lillie Handley. He died on January 10, 1976 in Hines, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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(age 65) in Hines, Illinois, USA

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 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (performer: "Spoonful", "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightning")
 2013 Bank Roll (writer: "Backdoor Man")
 2012/II The Bay (performer: "Spoonful" - as Howlin' Wolf)
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Somebody That I Used to Know (2012) ... (performer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf, uncredited)
- Evil Is Going On (2010) ... (writer: "Evil (Is Going On) " - uncredited)
- It Hurts Me Too (2010) ... (performer: "Spoonful" - uncredited)
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Enemy of My Enemy (2012) ... (performer: "Spoonful" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spoonful" - uncredited)
  Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (performer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf)
 2011 Shame (performer: "You Can't Be Beat" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "You Can't Be Beat")
 2011 The Hangover Part II (performer: "Smokestack Lightnin" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightnin")
 2011 Magic Trip (Documentary) (performer: "Killing Floor") / (writer: "Killing Floor")
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (performer: "BACK DOOR MAN", "SPOONFUL" - as Howlin' Wolf)
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You (performer: "Worried About My Baby" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Worried About My Baby")
 2009 Big River Man (Documentary) (performer: "Little Red Rooster" - as Howlin' Wolf)
 2008 Cadillac Records (writer: "Smokestack Lightin'")
 2008 Mad Money (performer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightning")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chasing It (2007) ... (performer: "Goin' Down Slow" - as Howlin' Wolf)
 2006 All the King's Men (performer: "Smokestack Lightnin'" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightnin'")
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cream Reunion Concert (2005) ... (writer: "Sitting On Top of the World")
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2005) (writer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2005)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (performer: "I Have a Little Girl" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "I Have a Little Girl")
- Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2001) ... (performer: "Down In The Bottom", "My Baby Walked Off" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Down In The Bottom", "My Baby Walked Off" - as Howlin' Wolf)
 2003 How to Deal (performer: "Hidden Charms")
 2000 Chain of Fools (performer: "Down to This" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: - as C. Burnett) / (writer: "Down to This" - as Frederick Hibbert)
 1997 An American Werewolf in Paris (performer: "I'm The Wolf" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "I'm The Wolf")
 1996 The Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon (Documentary) (writer: "Smokestack Lightning")
 1994 Backbeat (writer: "Chocolate Drop")
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary) (performer: "I Ain't Superstitious")
 1991 The Doors (writer: "Back Door Man")
 1990 Men Don't Leave (writer: "TELL ME")
 1989 Who Shot Patakango? (performer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightning")
 1986 Jimi Plays Monterey (Documentary) (writer: "Killing Floor")
 1982 Diner (performer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "Smokestack Lightning" - as Howlin' Wolf)
 1978 Blue Collar (performer: "Wang Dang Doodle" - as Howlin Wolf)
 1968 Handicap (Short) (writer: "Back Door Man")
 1967 The Emperor (Documentary short) (writer: "Smokestack Lightning" - uncredited)
  Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.37 (1965) ... (performer: "How Many Years" - as Howlin' Wolf) / (writer: "How Many Years" - as Howlin' Wolf)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Bluesmaster" (USP) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Howlin' Wolf | Howling Wolf

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Trivia:

Wore size 16 shoes. See more »

Nickname:

Howlin' Wolf

Star Sign:

Gemini

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