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Fontella Bass (1940–2012)

Fontella Bass was born on July 3, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was married to Lester Bowie. She died on December 26, 2012 in St. Louis. See full bio »

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Known For

I, Robot
I, Robot Soundtrack
(2004)
Sister Act
Sister Act Soundtrack
(1992)
A Cinderella Story
A Cinderella Story Soundtrack
(2004)
Air America
Air America Soundtrack
(1990)

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 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lady Colin Campbell (2016) ... (performer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 2012 Smitty (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2005 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2005) ... (writer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Performance Show: The 60's (2005) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 Singapore Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular Show 6 - R&B Hits (2004) ... (writer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 I, Robot (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2004 The Long Firm (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Teddy's Story (2004) ... (performer: "You'll Never Know" - uncredited)
  The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (performer: "Rescue Me") / (writer: "Rescue Me")
  ER (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Rescue Me (2000) ... (performer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 2000 Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Better Days (2000) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
 2000 Best (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1998 Zingo (lyrics: "RESCUE ME") / (music: "RESCUE ME") / (performer: "RESCUE ME")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1992 Sister Act (performer: "Rescue Me")
  The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- Denial (1991) ... (performer: "Rescue Me") / (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1990 Air America (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1990 Vital Signs (performer: "Rescue Me") / (writer: "Rescue Me")
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1975 French Shampoo (Homage to W. B.) (performer: "Rescue Me" - uncredited)
 1971 Les stances à Sophie (performer: "Thème De Yoyo", "Thème De Céline", "Variations Sur Un Thème De Monteverdi", "Proverbes", "Thème Amour Universal", "Thème Libre") / (writer: "Thème De Yoyo", "Thème De Céline", "Variations Sur Un Thème De Monteverdi", "Proverbes", "Thème Amour Universal", "Thème Libre")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Rescue Me")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.16 (1965) ... (performer: "Jim Dandy", "Rescue Me", "Everyday I Have to Cry")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.46 (1965) ... (performer: "Rescue Me")
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Is the daughter of great gospel vocalist Martha Bass of The Clara Ward Gospel Singers and the older sister of David Peaston. See more »

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