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Paul Jabara (1948–1992)

Paul Jabara was born on January 31, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Paul Frederick Jabara. He died on September 29, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2016 Schitt's Creek (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lawn Signs (2016) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- Jazzagals (2016) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2016 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Casey Affleck/Zachary Levi/Dr. David Agus (2016) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2011-2015 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Gala 13 (2015) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Tu cara más solidaria (2013) ... (writer: "No More Tears Enough is Enough")
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Abbi Jacobson vs. Ilana Glazer (2015) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2012-2015 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2015: Auditions 7 (2015) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- 2012: Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2011-2015 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Paul Rudd/Piedmont Bird Callers/Chaka Khan (2015) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Stephen Colbert (2012) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Episode #19.49 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.10 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.3 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2014 Somewhere Over the Rainbow (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- What to Expect When Bart's Expecting (2014) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- Today, I Am a Clown (2003) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 March 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2013) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Raining Men (2013) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men", "Dear Santa (Bring Me a Man this Christmas)")
 2013 Splash! Famosos al agua (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2013 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2013 Mulheres Ricas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2012 VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Movie) (writer: "Last Dance")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final Result (2012) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2012 The Secret Disco Revolution (Documentary) (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2012 Sarah G Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Enchong Dee/Joey Generoso/Marc Tupaz/Kean Cipriano/Enrique Gil (2012) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2012 Magic Mike (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2012) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2012 Top of the Pops 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Donna Summer (2012) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2011 Up All Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2011 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.4 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2011 Canada Sings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Just Energetics vs. The Sound of Fire (2011) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2011 Grand Finale (2011) ... (writer: "Last Dance" - uncredited)
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "It's Raining Men") / (music: "It's Raining Men")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2010/II Dance Paradise (Video Game) (as P. Jabara, "It's Raining Men")
 2010 All Good Things (writer: "Last Dance")
 2010 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moving on Up (2010) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2010 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (writer: "Last Dance", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2010 Vampires Suck (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2010 Héroes (writer: "Last Dance")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.132 (2010) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? (writer: "It's Raining Men" - as Paul F. Jabara)
 2009-2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.8 (2010) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
- Episode #4.15 (2009) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2010 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 January 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.16 (2010) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2009 Beautiful People (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- How I Got My Water Feature (2009) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "Last Dance" - uncredited)
 2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2009 Samantha Who? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Best Friend's Boyfriend (2009) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2007-2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.17 (2008) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)" - uncredited)
- Live Results Show 1 (2007) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2008 Disco (writer: "Last Dance")
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disco Night (2008) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2007 The Comebacks (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2007 Divas of Disco (Video) (writer: "Last Dance")
 2007 X premios Max de las artes escénicas (TV Special) (writer: "Last Dance")
 2006 Cheers to '07 Countdown: The GMA New Year Countdown Special (TV Movie) (writer: "Last Dance')
 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (writer: "Last Dance" (1978))
 2006 Carta blanca (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (writer: "Están lloviendo hombres" (It's Raining Men) - as Jabara)
 2004-2006 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Liveshow #10 - Keuzes (2006) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Workshop #2 (2004) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2006 After the Wedding (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2004 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Degas Away with It (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- It's Raining Men (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- Disco Inferno (2004) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2004 Singapore Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular Show Results 3 (2004) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2004 Discomania (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2004 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sedmé finále: Filmové písne (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2002-2004 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Fantasia Barrino vs. Diana DeGarmo (2004) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
- 4 Idols Perform (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
- You Kids Be Good! (2003) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Two for Each One (2002) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- The Big Time! (2002) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2004 Hrvatski Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2004 Super Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2004 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 8 - Disco (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 - Disco Hits (2004) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Rule of Thumb (2004) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 Stuck on You (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 Excuses! (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8: Movie Magic (2003) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Last Dance")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 8 - Keuze van de jury (2003) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 Eurobest (TV Special) (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale (2003) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Mottoshow #7 - Disco und Hits der 70er (2003) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.17 (2003) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (writer: "It's Raining Men", "Last Dance")
 2003 Hunks (Video documentary) (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Divorce (2002) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2002 Showboy (writer: "Last Dance")
 2002 Just Can't Get Enough (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2002 Un paso adelante (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quiero bailar (2002) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 2002 Playing the Field (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.5 (2002) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2001-2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (2002) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
- Episode #1.7 (2001) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (writer: "Its Raining Men")
 1979-2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 18 May 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Episode dated 11 May 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Episode dated 29 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)")
- Episode dated 15 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)")
- Episode dated 8 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)")
 2001 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Chandler's Dad (2001) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 2001 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (writer: "It's Raining Men" - as P. Jabara)
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (writer: "It's Raining Men" - as Jabara)
 2001 Un paso adelante. Historia de una serie (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2000 Duets (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2000 Scary Movie (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 2000 Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 2 (Video) (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 1999 Donna Summer: Live and More... Encore! (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 1998 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dishonorable Discharge (1998) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 1989-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
- Colossus and the Headhunters (1994) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- City on Fire (1989) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.5 (1997) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 1997 Selena (writer: "Last Dance" (1978))
 1996 Eraser (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 1995 Selena Live: The Last Concert (Video) (writer: "I Will Survive / Funky Town / Last Dance / The Hustle / On the Radio")
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Donna Summer: From Disco to Diva (1995) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 1993 Coneheads ("No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 1990 In Living Color (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bigger Brother (1990) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (Documentary) (writer: "Last Dance")
 1990 French and Saunders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gone with the Wind (1990) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men" - uncredited)
 1989 Cold Front (writer: "One From Your Heart", "All Night Long")
 1989 The Country Doctor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Der Spieler (1989) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Auf neuen Wegen (2): Feiertage gibt es nicht (1989) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
 1981-1988 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Halitosis Kid (1988) ... (writer: "It's Raining Men")
- Superteech (1983) ... (writer: "Work That Body" - uncredited)
- Big Poppa (1981) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 1987 227 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teach Me Tonight: Part 1 (1987) ... (writer: "Last Dance")
 1986 Tough Guys (lyrics: "Work That Body") / (music: "Work That Body")
 1984 Oxford Blues (lyrics: "Oxford Blues") / (music: "Oxford Blues") / (producer: "Oxford Blues")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1982) (music - 2 episodes, 1982) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Fame on Tour: Happy Birthday Israel (1983) ... (writer: "Beautiful Dreamer")
- And the Winner Is.... (1982) ... (lyrics: "Beautiful Dreamer") / (music: "Beautiful Dreamer")
- Reunions (1982) ... (lyrics: "Hope") / (music: "Hope")
 1983 Easy Money ("It's Raining Men")
 1983 Donna Summer: A Hot Summer Night (TV Movie) (writer: "Last Dance")
 1981 Honky Tonk Freeway (performer: "Faster Faster") / (writer: "Faster Faster", "My Man Ain't Enough for Me")
 1980 Inside Moves (lyrics: "Beautiful Dreamer") / (music: "Something's Missing (in My Life)", "Beautiful Dreamer")
 1980 Mare i fill, societat limitada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Macarrons a l'empordanesa (1980) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)")
 1980 Guiding Light (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8320 (1980) ... (writer: "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)")
 1979 Getting in Shape for the Main Event (TV Short documentary) ("The Main Event", "Fight")
 1979 The Main Event (writer: "The Main Event", "Fight")
 1979 The 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Last Dance")
 1976-1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lesley Ann Warren (1979) ... (writer: "Last Dance" - uncredited)
- Twiggy (1976) ... (writer: "Dance")
  The Midnight Special (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Episode #6.34 (1978) ... (performer: "Queen of the Disco" - uncredited) / (writer: "Last Dance" - uncredited)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (performer: "Disco Queen", "Trapped in a Stairway") / (producer: "Disco Queen", "Trapped in a Stairway") / (writer: "Disco Queen", "Trapped in a Stairway", "Last Dance")
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed (lyrics: "Dance") / (music: "Dance") / (performer: "Dance")
 1975 The Day of the Locust (performer: "HOT VOODOO")
 1974 The Lords of Flatbush ("When You Are A Lord")
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Jabara was an integral part of the Disco movement in the 1970s. He wrote the Oscar-winning song "Last Dance" for Donna Summer from the movie Thank God It's Friday (1978). He also released three solo albums on Casablanca Records, the company that made the movie. The best and Cheesiest is his 1979 "The Third Album," which includes the "Disco Wedding/Disco Divorce" medley. See more »

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