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Ben E. King


Ben E. King was born on September 28, 1938 in Henderson, North Carolina, USA as Benjamin Earl Nelson. See full bio »
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 2013 Cedar Cove (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stormfront (2013) ... (writer: "Stand By Me")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2013)
- Top 14 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (performer: "Stand By Me") / (writer: "Stand By Me")
- 1 of 7 Voted Off (2010) ... (performer: "Stand By Me")
- Two of 12 Voted Off (2009) ... (writer: "Stand By Me")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... (writer: "Stand by Me")
 2013 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's About Time (2013) ... (writer: "Beautiful Girls" - as Ben King, uncredited)
 2013 Occamova britva (TV Movie) (writer: "Stand By Me")
 2012 The Richest Songs in the World (Documentary) (performer: "Stand by Me") / (writer: "Stand by Me")
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Briarcliff (2012) ... (writer: "There Goes my Baby", "There Goes My Baby (Re-Recorded)" (uncredited) - as Benjamin Nelson)
 2012 Sarah G Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 First Time (writer: "Stand By Me" - as Ben King)
 2012 Lotta & die großen Erwartungen (TV Movie) (performer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
  Beatrix, Oranje onder Vuur (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- De Wending (2012) ... (performer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Episode #18.177 (2011) ... (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 2 March 1994 (1994) ... (performer: "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy")
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cleaning House (2010) ... (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
 2010 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Stand By Me")
 2010 Flipped (writer: "Stand By Me", "There Goes My Baby" - as Ben King)
 2010 Campamento Flipy (performer: "Stand By Me") / (writer: "Stand By Me" - as Ben King)
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode dated 13 April 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited)
 2010/I Valentine's Day (performer: "Amor")
 2010 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (performer: "Save the Last Dance for Me" - uncredited)
 2010 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Melvin'd (2010) ... (writer: "Stand By Me", "Beautiful Girls" - uncredited)
 2009 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Go with the Flow (2009) ... (performer: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
 2005-2009 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #6.19 (2009) ... (writer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 1 (2005) ... (writer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Stand By Me")
 2009 Der Mann auf der Brücke (TV Movie) (writer: "Stand By Me")
 2009 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D'oh (2009) ... (writer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 2. Mottoshow - Geschlechtertausch (2009) ... ("Stand By Me")
 2008 WWE Tribute for the Troops (TV Movie) (performer: "Stand By Me")
 2008 The Choir: Boys Don't Sing (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Stand By Me / Beautiful Girls (Suicidal)" - uncredited)
 2008 Kids (lyrics: "Stand by Me") / (music: "Stand by Me") / (performer: "Stand by Me")
 2008 Cloverfield (performer: "Beautiful Girls") / (writer: "Beautiful Girls" - as Ben King)
 2007 Música des del cor (TV Movie) (writer: "Ets en mi")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- The Good-Bye Room (2007) ... (performer: "Stand By Me") / (writer: "Stand By Me")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Stand by Me")
  How Music Works (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Melody (2006) ... (performer: "Stand by Me") / (writer: "Stand by Me")
 2005 Stubbs the Zombie in 'Rebel Without a Pulse' (Video Game) (writer: "There Goes My Baby" - as B. King)
 2005 Indigo Prophecy (Video Game) (performer: "Street Tough")
 2005 Forty Shades of Blue (performer: "It's All Over")
 2004 No Regrets ("Stand By Me") / (performer: "Stand By Me")
 2003 Lo + plus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 June 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Stand by Me")
 2003 Led Zeppelin DVD (Video documentary) (writer: "We're Gonna Groove")
 2003 Hal and Stan (Video short) ("Stand By Me")
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.14 (2002) ... (writer: "Stand by Me")
 2001-2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- All Better Now (2002) ... ("Save the Last Dance for Me")
- Running to Stand Still (2001) ... ("Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Telltale Moozadell (2001) ... (performer: "I (Who Have Nothing)" - uncredited)
  Zwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Kalt abserviert (2001) ... (performer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
 1999 Secret Men's Business (TV Movie) (performer: "Stand By Me") / (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1999 Beyond the Mat (Documentary) (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (performer: "Stand by Me") / (writer: "Stand by Me")
 1998 Very Bad Things (performer: "Supernatural Thing" (Remix) (1975))
 1998 All I Wanna Do (performer: "I (Who Have Nothing)")
 1998 Among Giants (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1998 Highlander (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Not to Be (1998) ... (writer: "Stand by Me")
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Seite 45 (1998) ... (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
 1995 Stand by Me (Short) (lyrics: "Stand by Me") / (music: "Stand by Me")
  Chicago Hope (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Growth Pains (1995) ... (performer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
 1994 There Goes My Baby (writer: "There Goes My Baby" - as Benjamin Nelson)
 1994 Florida Lady (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Der verlorene Sohn (1994) ... (performer: "Stand By Me")
 1993 Made in America (performer: "If You Need A Miracle")
 1993 The Sandlot (writer: "There Goes My Baby")
 1993 Marienhof (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Der Liebhaber (1993) ... (performer: "Stand By Me" - uncredited)
 1991 Vacanze di Natale '91 (writer: "Stand by Me")
 1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blood Ties (1991) ... (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1990 David Hasselhoff Live & Forever (Video) (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1989 Shag (performer: "Every Day I Have to Cry", "I'm Leaving It All Up to You")
 1988 Imagine: John Lennon (Documentary) (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1988 Salsa (performer: "Spanish Harlem")
 1987 Best Seller (performer: "PERFECT ENDING")
 1987 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dial L for Laundry (1987) ... (performer: "Stand by Me")
 1986 Playing for Keeps (writer: "STAND BY ME")
  Crime Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1986) (writer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Pilot (1986) ... (performer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stand by Me" - uncredited)
 1986 Stand by Me (as B.E. King, "Stand By Me") / (performer: "Stand By Me")
 1985 Calamari Union (writer: "Stand by my")
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (performer: "Stand by Me") / (writer: "Stand by Me" - as King)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (writer: "Stand by Me")
 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "Stand By Me") / (writer: "Stand By Me")
 1978 American Hot Wax (writer: "There Goes My Baby")
 1978 Fingers (writer: "There Goes My Baby" - as Benjamin Nelson)
 1977 Black Joy (performer: "Stand by Me")
 1970 Why Does Herr R. Run Amok? (performer: "Stand by Me")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (performer: "Stand by Me")
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CD: "The Best of Ben E. King" (Rhino) See more »

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Ben E King
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Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Drifters in 1988. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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