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Al Green (II)

Al Green was born on April 13, 1946 in Forrest City, Arkansas, USA as Albert Greene. He was previously married to Shirley Kyles. See full bio »
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 2015 Overspel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- USB (2015) ... (performer: "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart")
 2015 Traumfrauen (performer: "Tired of Being Alone")
 2014 Scandal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- An Innocent Man (2014) ... (performer: "Love and Happiness" - uncredited)
 2014 The Goldbergs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mama Drama (2014) ... (performer: "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" - uncredited)
 2014 Pawn Sacrifice (performer: "It Ain't No Fun To Me") / (writer: "It Ain't No Fun To Me")
 2014 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 16 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (writer: "Take Me to the River")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Maya Rudolph/Robert Duvall/Lily Allen (2014) ... (writer: "Take Me to the River" - uncredited)
 2014 Suits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Know When to Fold 'Em (2014) ... (performer: "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" - uncredited)
 2014 Chef (performer: "Tired of Being Alone") / (writer: "Tired of Being Alone")
 2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Walking in Memphis by Marc Cohn (2014) ... (performer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show Final, Part 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Take Me to the River")
 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.77 (2013) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together" - uncredited)
 2013 The Look of Love (performer: "Let It Shine") / (writer: "Let It Shine")
 1979-2012 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Seth MacFarlane/Frank Ocean (2012) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
- Cicely Tyson/Talking Heads (1979) ... (writer: "Take Me To The River" - uncredited)
 2012 Hope Springs (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2012 Madea's Witness Protection (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2012) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2012 American Reunion (performer: "Tired of Being Alone") / (writer: "Tired of Being Alone")
 2012 Think Like a Man (performer: "I Can't Get Next To You")
 2011 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Please, Please Tell Me Now (2011) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
  Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Road Trip (2011) ... (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2011 Jumping the Broom (performer: "Simply Beautiful") / (writer: "Simply Beautiful")
 2011/I No Strings Attached (performer: "TAKE YOUR TIME") / (writer: "TAKE YOUR TIME")
 2010 Exporting Raymond (Documentary) (writer: "Take Me to the River")
 2010 Rabbit Hole (performer: "Lay It Down") / (writer: "Lay It Down")
 2010/I Lottery Ticket (performer: "Standing in the Rain") / (writer: "Standing in the Rain")
 2010 The Book of Eli (performer: "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart")
  Private Practice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Pushing the Limits (2009) ... (performer: "Take Me to the River" - uncredited) / (writer: "Take Me to the River" - uncredited)
 2009 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Between a Sign and a Hard Place (2009) ... (writer: "Take Me To The River" - uncredited)
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You (performer: "Stay with Me (By the Sea)") / (writer: "Stay with Me (By the Sea)")
 2008 Small Crime (writer: "Take Me to the River")
 2008 Streak (Short) (performer: "Love & Happiness") / (writer: "Love & Happiness")
 2008 A Christmas Tale (writer: "Love & Happiness")
 2008 Sex and the City (performer: "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart")
 2007 Divas of Disco (Video) (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 2007 The Brave One (performer: "I Can't Get Next To You")
 2007 Talk to Me (performer: "Call Me (Come Back Home)") / (writer: "Call Me (Come Back Home)")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Let's Stay Together")
 2006 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Final Grades (2006) ... (performer: "Love and Happiness")
 2006 The Holiday (performer: "Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)" (1974)) / (writer: "Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)" (1974))
 2006/I The Guardian (writer: "Love and Happiness")
  House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Clueless (2006) ... (performer: "Love and Happiness") / (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 2006 Madea's Family Reunion (performer: "Love and Happiness") / (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Donut Run (2006) ... (performer: "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart" - uncredited)
 2005 Munich (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Eat a Peach (2005) ... ("Build Me Up")
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fluke of Luck (2005) ... (writer: "Take Me to the River" - uncredited)
 2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (performer: "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)") / (writer: "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)")
 2005/I Man of the House (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 2005 Hustle & Flow (performer: "Jesus is Waiting") / (writer: "Jesus is Waiting")
 2004 The Cookout (performer: "Love is a Beautiful Thing")
 2004 Hellboy (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2004 Jersey Girl (performer: "Lets Stay Together") / (writer: "Lets Stay Together")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (performer: "Tired of Being Alone", "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Tired of Being Alone", "Let's Stay Together")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- The Runner (2003) ... (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2003 Radio (performer: "Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)" (1974)) / (writer: "Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)" (1974))
 2003 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Love Is in the Air (2003) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days ("Let's Stay Together") / (performer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2002 Two Weeks Notice (performer: "Love Is A Beautiful Thing")
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Forbidden Girlfriend (2002) ... (performer: "Show and Tell")
 2002 Comedian (Documentary) (performer: "Love and Happiness") / (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 2002 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Two More (2002) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
- Three Do Two (2002) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2002 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Grand Final (2002) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
- Top 11: Movie Magic (2002) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2002 Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars (Video short) (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2002 Sorority Boys (performer: "Love Is a Beautiful Thing")
 2002 How to Draw a Bunny (Documentary) (performer: "Take Me To The River") / (writer: "Take Me To The River")
 2001 Ali (performer: "A Change Is Gonna Come")
 2001 On the Line (performer: "Tired of Being Alone", "L-O-V-E (Love)", "Take Me To the River", "Love and Happiness", "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Tired of Being Alone", "L-O-V-E (Love)", "Take Me To the River", "Love and Happiness", "Let's Stay Together")
 2001 Desaliñada (Short) (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- To Save Us All from Satan's Power (2001) ... (writer: "Take Me to the River")
- Second Opinion (2001) ... (writer: "Take Me to the River", "Take Me to the River" (uncredited))
 2001 Mean People Suck (Short) (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2000 The Ladies Man (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series) (performer: "The Way Love Goes") / (writer: "The Way Love Goes")
 2000 High Fidelity (performer: "I'm Glad You're Mine") / (writer: "I'm Glad You're Mine")
 2000 Love & Basketball (performer: "Love and Happiness") / (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 2000/I Committed (writer: "Look What You Done for Me" - as A. Green)
 2000 Down to You (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Seeing Green (1999) ... (performer: "How Do You Mend a Broken Heart", "Let's Stay Together")
 1999 Mickey Blue Eyes (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1999 D.L. Hughley: Goin' Home (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "For the Good Times")
 1999 Loving Jezebel (performer: "Simply Beautiful")
 1999 The Virgin Suicides (performer: "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart")
 1999 Notting Hill (performer: "HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART")
 1999 Heart (performer: "Tired of Being Alone") / (writer: "Tired of Being Alone")
 1999 Edtv (performer: "Here I Am (Come And Take Me)") / (writer: "Here I Am (Come And Take Me)")
 1999 This Year's Love (performer: "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)") / (writer: "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)")
 1998 A Civil Action (lyrics: "Take Me to the River" (1973)) / (music: "Take Me to the River" (1973))
 1998 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
- Episode #9.4 (1998) ... (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1998 Ride (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1997 Good Will Hunting (performer: "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart")
 1997 Traveller (performer: "Love and Happiness") / (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 1997 Love Jones (performer: "You Ought to Be with Me") / (writer: "You Ought to Be with Me")
 1996 Michael (performer: "Love God (And Everyone Else)")
 1996 The Pallbearer (performer: "Love Is a Beautiful Thing")
 1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs (performer: "Give It Everything") / (writer: "Give It Everything")
 1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (writer: "Love Got My Mind Trippin'")
 1996 Faithful (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1996 When the Cat's Away (performer: "tired of being alone") / (writer: "tired of being alone")
 1995 Dead Presidents (performer: "Tired Of Being Alone") / (writer: "Tired Of Being Alone")
 1995 Boys on the Side (writer: "Take Me To The River")
 1995 Higher Learning (performer: "LET'S STAY TOGETHER") / (writer: "LET'S STAY TOGETHER")
 1994 Pulp Fiction (performer: "Let's Stay Together") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1994 Mr. Write (performer: "Ain't Love Grand")
 1994 Above the Rim (writer: "I'm Still in Love with You")
 1993 Judgment Night (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1993 Menace II Society (performer: "LOVE AND HAPPINESS") / (writer: "LOVE AND HAPPINESS")
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (performer: "Love and Happiness" (1972)) / (writer: "Love and Happiness" (1972))
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out (performer: "Take Me To The River") / (writer: "Take Me To The River")
 1992 Peter's Friends (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1992 Passed Away (lyrics: "Love and Happiness") / (music: "Love and Happiness")
 1991 The Commitments (writer: "Take Me To The River")
 1990 Opportunity Knocks (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1988 Scrooged (performer: "Put a Little Love in Your Heart")
 1988 Rocket Gibraltar (performer: "So Tired Of Being Alone") / (writer: "So Tired Of Being Alone")
 1988 Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Let's Stay Together", "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands", " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher") / (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1986 9½ Weeks (performer: "Love and Happiness") / (writer: "Love and Happiness")
 1984 Stop Making Sense (Documentary) (writer: "Take Me to the River")
 1983 Cap d'any a TV3 (TV Movie) (writer: "Let's Stay Together")
 1980 Talking Heads in concerto (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Take Me to the River")
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A. Green | Rev. Al Green | Reverend Al Green | Al Greene


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