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Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers was born on September 10, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 Tyler, The Creator: Buffalo (Short) (performer: "Find Your Wings")
 2015 Straight Outta Compton (writer: "Everybody Loves The Sunshine")
 2015 Ant-Man (performer: "Escape") / (writer: "Escape")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Get Money")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (performer: "Funk in the Hole") / (writer: "Funk in the Hole", "Daylight" - as R. Ayers)
 2006 Grilled (performer: "Everybody Loves The Sunshine") / (writer: "Everybody Loves The Sunshine")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (performer: "Everybody Loves The Sunshine") / (writer: "You Can't Turn Me Away", "Everybody Loves The Sunshine")
 2006 The Pink Panther (performer: "Mystic Voyage") / (writer: "Mystic Voyage")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' ("Fake Love") / (performer: "Fake Love") / (writer: "Fake Love")
 2005 Prime (writer: "YOU CAN'T TURN ME AWAY", "GET MONEY")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (performer: "Running Away") / (writer: "Running Away")
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "Get Money")
 2001 Bones (writer: "This Is My Life")
 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (performer: "E Funk") / (writer: "E Funk")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "Don't Stop the Feeling") / (writer: "Don't Stop the Feeling")
 1999 Loving Jezebel (performer: "Love Will Bring Us Back Together")
 1999 Summer of Sam (performer: "Running Away" (1970)) / (writer: "Running Away" (1970))
 1998 Urban Legend (writer: "The End of Sugarman" from the film "Coffy")
 1997 Jackie Brown (performer: "Exotic Dance" (1973), "Aragon" (1973), "Vittrone's Theme - King Is Dead" (1973), "Escape" (1973)) / (writer: "Exotic Dance" (1973), "Aragon" (1973), "Vittrone's Theme - King Is Dead" (1973), "Escape" (1973))
 1997 Shooting Stars ("He's a superstar")
 1995 Kids (writer: "Listen Up")
 1992 Deep Cover (as R. Ayres, "Nickel Slick Nigga")
 1991 Young Soul Rebels (performer: "Running Away")
 1980 Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stephanie Mills/Roy Ayers (1980) ... (performer: "What You Won't Do For Love" - uncredited)
 1977 Heavy Equipment ("Exotic Dance", uncredited)
 1973 Coffy (arranger: "Coffy Is The Color (Main Title)") / (music: "Coffy Baby", "King George", "Shining Symbol", "Coffy Is The Color (Main Title)") / (performer: "Coffy Is The Color (Main Title)") / (producer: "Coffy Is The Color (Main Title)")
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