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Thelma Houston

Thelma Houston was born on May 7, 1946 in Leland, Mississippi, USA. See full bio »
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 2015 The Martian (performer: "DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY")
 2015/I Black Mass (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (performer: "Celebrationator")
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Week 1: Performance Show (2013) ... ("I've Got the Music in Me")
 2012 The Secret Disco Revolution (Documentary) (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way" written by nm0303794, nm0400216 & nm1297118)
 2012 Any Day Now (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2011 Glee (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The First Time (2011) ... (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way" - uncredited)
 2009 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Live Results Show: Two Contestants Eliminated (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2008 Pageant (Documentary) (performer: "Don't Leave Me That Way")
 2007 Right On (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2007 Divas of Disco (Video) (performer: "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) / Dance (Disco Heat)", "Love and Happiness", "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (performer: "You Used to Hold Me So Tight")
 2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Dare (2004) ... (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way", "Last Dance")
 2003 Freak Out (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 1999 Summer of Sam (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way" (1973))
 1998 54 (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way", "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas") / (writer: "The Night I Fly")
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 1995 Let It Be Me (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 1992 Blind Vision (performer: Title song)
 1992 The Dead Boys' Club (Short) (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 1989 Lean on Me (performer: "LEAN ON ME")
 1984 Getting Physical (TV Movie) (performer: "HOT DANCE", "TO BE FREE")
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (performer: "Love Masterpiece", "I'm Here Again")
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way" (1975))
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 February 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Don't Leave Me This Way")
 1976 Norman... Is That You? (performer: "One Out Of Every Six")
 1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (performer: "The Bingo Long Song (Steal On Home)", "Razzle Dazzle")
 1972 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1972) ... (performer: "The Candy Man")
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Her cover of the Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes song "Don't Leave Me This Way" became her only #1 pop hit in 1977 and was ranked #2 on VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs. See more »

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Hello Thelma, Alexa here, call me! bstvintage
Shouldn't her IMDB profile show her song, kwikdriver
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