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Willie Hutch (1944–2005)

Extremely talented, versatile and ambitious R&B singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Willie Hutch was born as Willie McKinley Hutchison on December 6, 1944 in Los Angeles. Willie grew up in Dallas, Texas and sang in the doo-wop group the Ambassadors as a teenager. Following graduation from Booker T. Washington High School, Hutch served for ... See full bio »


(age 60) in Dallas, Texas, USA

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 2005-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Show 8 (2012) ... (writer: "I'll Be There" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.13 (2008) ... (writer: "I'll Be There" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2005) ... (writer: "I'll Be There" - uncredited)
 2012 Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2011 The Choir: Military Wives (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (writer: "I'll Be There" with "Just the Way You Are" - uncredited)
 2011 Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (Documentary) (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) ("I'll Be There (Minus Mix)")
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2009 This Morning (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 June 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2009 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2009) ... (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2009 Notorious (performer: "Party & Bullshit") / (writer: "Party & Bullshit")
 2009/II Precious (performer: "My Good Lovin") / (writer: "My Good Lovin")
 2005 Indigo Prophecy (Video Game) (writer: "Street Tough")
 2005 Four Brothers (performer: "BROTHER'S GONNA WORK IT OUT") / (writer: "BROTHER'S GONNA WORK IT OUT")
 2005 Hustle & Flow (performer: "I Choose You") / (writer: "I Choose You")
 2003 Living with Michael Jackson: A Tonight Special (TV Special documentary) (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2002 Un paso adelante (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Todo por nada (2002) ... (writer: "I'll Be There")
 2000 The Ladies Man (performer: "I Choose You") / (writer: "I Choose You")
 2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut (writer: "Theme of Foxy Brown")
 1995 Now and Then (writer: "I'll Be There")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls Town (1994) ... (writer: "I'll Be There")
 1993 Who's the Man? (writer: "Party and Bullshit" - as Hutch)
 1988 You Can't Hurry Love (writer: "UH UH NO NO CASUAL SEX")
 1985 The Last Dragon (performer: "The Glow", "Inside You") / (producer: "The Glow", "Inside You") / (writer: "The Glow", "Inside You")
 1974 Foxy Brown (performer: "Foxy Brown") / (writer: "Foxy Brown")
 1973 The Mack (lyrics: "Brother's Goin' to Work It Out") / (music: "Brother's Goin' to Work It Out")
 1971 Jackson 5ive (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Winner's Circle (1971) ... (writer: "How Funky Is Your Chicken?")
- Pinestock, U.S.A. (1971) ... (writer: "I'll Be There")
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Soundtrack album: "Foxy Brown" (1974/Motown Record Company) See more »

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Writing lyrics and setting them to music was a freedom no one could take away from me. Writing gave me a freedom to go everywhere I wanted to go.


Uncle of Don Hutchinson, a member of the rap trio, Above the Law. See more »

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