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Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones was born on November 12, 1944 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He has been married to Nanine Warhurst Jones since June 18, 1985. They have three children. He was previously married to Priscilla Coolidge. See full bio »
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 2014/I Wear (writer: "I Forgot To Be Your Lover") (post-production)
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "A Smile Can't Hide A Broken Heart" - as Booker T. Jones, Jr.)
 2013 American Hustle (writer: "I Was Born to Love You" - as Booker T. Jones Jr.)
 2013 The Look of Love (writer: "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists (writer: "I Forgot To Be Your Lover")
 2012 Something in the Air (writer: "Green Onions")
 2012 Argo (writer: "Hip Hug-Her")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "Burnt Biscuits")
 2011 Footloose (writer: "Fuquawi")
 2011 Horrible Bosses (performer: "Crazy")
 2011 X-Men: First Class (writer: "Green Onions")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.54 (2011) ... (performer: "Down in Memphis")
 2011 If Not Us, Who? (writer: "Green Onions")
 2011 Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (Documentary) (writer: "Big Bird")
 2010 Repo Men (writer: "Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday" - as Booker T. Jones, Jr.)
 2009 A Single Man (writer: "Green Onions" (1962))
 2009 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bar Mitzvah Hustle (2009) ... (writer: "Green Onions")
 2008 Soul Men (writer: "Private Number") / (writer: "Soul Dressing", "Born under a Bad Sign", "Happy", "I've Never Found a Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)" - as Booker T. Jones Jr.)
 2008 Flash of Genius (writer: "Green Onions")
 2008 Be Kind Rewind (performer: "I Ain't Got Nobody") / (writer: "Sunny Monday")
 2007 Paul Rodgers: Live in Glasgow (Video documentary) (writer: "The Hunter")
 2007 Talk to Me (writer: "Hip Hug-Her", "Time Is Tight")
 2006 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Momma Cherri's Soul Food Shack Revisited (2006) ... (writer: "Green Onions" - uncredited)
 2006 Off the Black (writer: "Ain't That Good")
 2006 Garfield 2 (writer: "Soul Limbo" - as Booker T. Jones Jr.)
 2006 Rock the Bells (Documentary) (writer: "When Worst Comes to Worst")
 2006 Glory Road (writer: "Burnt Biscuits" - as Booker T. Jones, Jr.) / (writer: "Green Onions")
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cream Reunion Concert (2005) ... (writer: "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 2005 Stranded in Canton (Documentary) (writer: "Night owl walk", "The Bo bitch")
 2003 Grand Theft Parsons (writer: "Big Bird" - as Booker T. Jones, Jnr.)
 2003 Crime Spree (writer: "Can't Be Still")
 1999-2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Watching Too Much Television (2002) ... (writer: "Green Onions")
- Pilot (1999) ... (writer: "Can't Be Still" - uncredited)
 2002 K-9: P.I. (Video) (writer: "Green Onions")
 2001 Blow (writer: "Be My Lady")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Melting Pot" - as Booker T. Jones, Jr.)
 2000 Best (writer: "Green Onions")
 1999 Jesus' Son (writer: "Soul Dressing")
 1998 Stepmom (writer: "Green Onions")
 1998 Marriages (writer: "Green Onions")
 1998 Rush Hour (writer: "Hip Hug-Her")
 1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (writer: "Time Is Tight")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (writer: "Behave Yourself")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (writer: "Green Onions")
 1997 The Big One (Documentary) (writer: "Big Bird" (1968))
 1997 Digging to China (writer: "Green Onions")
 1997 Plump Fiction (writer: "Soul Dressing")
 1996 Sling Blade (writer: "Soul Dressing")
 1996 Striptease (writer: "Green Onions")
 1996 Hollow Reed (writer: "Soul Limbo")
 1996 Happy Gilmore (writer: "Green Onions")
 1995 Get Shorty (writer: "Green Onions", "Aw Mercy", "Can't Be Still")
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (writer: "Born Under A Bad Sign")
 1995 Houseguest (writer: "Green Onions")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (writer: "Green Onions", "Slim Jenkins' Joint")
 1994 Andre (writer: "Green Onions")
 1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (writer: "Green Onions")
 1993 The Sandlot (performer: "Green Onions" - as Booker T) / (writer: "Green Onions")
 1993 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Goodbye Norma Jean - April 4, 1960 (1993) ... (writer: "Green Onions" - uncredited)
 1991 For the Boys (writer: "Green Onions")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Necessity Is a Mother (1991) ... (writer: "Born Under A Bad Sign" - uncredited)
 1990 Rampe & Naukkis - Kaikkien aikojen superpari (arranger: "Green Onions") / (performer: "Green Onions") / (writer: "Green Onions")
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (performer: "Big Legged Woman")
 1989 Pink Cadillac (writer: "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 1988 Twins (writer: "GREEN ONIONS")
 1988 The Great Outdoors (writer: "Hip Hug-Her")
 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (writer: "GREEN ONIONS")
 1987 White of the Eye ("Slim Jenkins Joint") / (writer: "Slim Jenkins Joint")
 1987 Barfly ("Hip Hug-Her", "Born Under a Bad Sign")
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video) (writer: "Green Onions")
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nobody Lives Forever (1985) ... (writer: "Green Onions" - uncredited)
 1985 Tuff Turf (writer: "GREEN ONIONS")
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (writer: "Green Onions")
 1984 Mike's Murder (writer: "Big Bird")
 1980 Getting Wasted (writer: "Hip Hug-Her")
 1979 Quadrophenia (performer: "Green Onions" - as Booker T & The 'M.G.'s) / (writer: "Green Onions")
 1978 Things We Did Last Summer (TV Movie) (writer: "Green Onions" - as Booker T.)
 1978 Big Wednesday (writer: "Green Onions" - uncredited)
 1975 What's Behind the Groupies? (writer: "Green Onions" - uncredited)
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: "Green Onions")
 1971 Fata Morgana (Documentary) (writer: "Sweet Potato")
 1971 Celebration at Big Sur (Documentary) ("All God's Children Got Soul")
 1970 Freeform (Documentary short) (writer: "The Hunter" - uncredited)
 1967 David Holzman's Diary (writer: "Green Onions")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.50 (1965) ... (writer: "Big Train", "Green Onions")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.35 (1965) ... (writer: "Green Onions")
 1938 BBC TV Cricket (TV Series) (writer: "Soul Limbo")
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Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Booker T. & the M.G.s) in 1992. See more »

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