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Walter Hawkins (I) (1949–2010)

Grammy award winner Walter Hawkins was the brother of the famed Edwin Hawkins--Oh Happy Day. Born in Oakland, California, Walter grew up in the Bay Area with seven siblings. He and his brother Edwin were a natural on the keyboards and it wasn't long before their talents became publicly known. Walter was a part of his brother Edwin's choir, The ... See full bio »


(age 61) in Ripon, California, USA

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 1981 George Burns' Early, Early, Early Christmas Special (TV Special) (performer: "He'll Be There (When You Need Him)", "It All Depends on You", "You Made Me Love You" - uncredited) / (writer: "He'll Be There (When You Need Him)" - uncredited)
 1972 Black Girl (performer: "Sister")
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 2010 The Award Goes To: A Look Back at the Legends (TV Movie)
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 2011 BET Awards 2011 (TV Special) (in memory of)
 2011 19th Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (in memory of)
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 2012 Dishing Tea with Big Meach (TV Mini-Series)
 2010 Unsung (TV Series documentary)
- Sylvester (2010) ... Himself (as Bishop Hawkins)
 2006 21st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (TV Special)
 2003 Celebration of Gospel (TV Movie)
 1988 Ebony/Jet Showcase (TV Series)
- Episode dated 21 October 1988 (1988) ... Himself
 1988 Family Reunion: A Gospel Music Celebration (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 Gospel (Documentary)
 1981 The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Performer

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Alternate Names:

Bishop Hawkins

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Personal Quote:

[Referring to other gospel song writers who wrote songs for Tramaine Hawkins] They can't write for Tramaine like I can.


Brother of Edwin Hawkins.

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