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Deke Richards (I) (1944–2013)

Deke Richards was born on April 8, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dennis Lussier. He died on March 24, 2013 in Bellingham, Washington, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Guardians of the Galaxy
(2014)
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby Soundtrack
(2013)
Up in the Air
Up in the Air Soundtrack
(2009)
The Italian Job
The Italian Job Soundtrack
(2003)

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 2016 Goji ni muchu! (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Osugi & Peeko (2016) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Hiromi Iwasaki (2016) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Shô Ayanokôji (2016) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Momiji Yamamura (2016) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Takafumi Horie (2016) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- JB Gill (2016) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2016 Kindergarten Cop 2 (writer: "ABC")
 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.2 (2016) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2016 Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (Documentary) (writer: "ABC", "I Want You Back", "The Love You Save" - uncredited)
 2016 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Years Day Special (2016) ... (writer: "Easy Love")
 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "OPP" - uncredited)
 2015 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1991 (2015) ... (writer: "ABC", "Jump")
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "Jump")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Common vs. John Legend (2015) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2015 The 10 Faces of Michael Jackson (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2009-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Plugged/Unplugged Night (Semifinals) (2014) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Personal Story/Memorable Year Week (2012) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Round Five: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
- Round Two (2009) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Memorable Moments Night (2014) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El crashpad (2014) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Informer by Snow (2014) ... (writer: "Jump!")
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2014 The Voice Kids (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2014) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2014 Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 13, Part 3 - Mixed Doubles Final (2014) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2014 Wimbledon 2day (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 13 (2014) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2014) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2014 Love Child (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (writer: "Love Child")
- Episode #1.7 (2014) ... (writer: "Love Child")
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... (writer: "Love Child")
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (writer: "Love Child")
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... (writer: "Love Child")
 2013 The Harry Hill Movie (writer: "ABC", "I Want You Back")
 2013 Justin Bieber's Believe (Documentary) (writer: "Die in Your Arms")
 2011-2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Previously Unaired Christmas (2013) ... (writer: "Love Child" - uncredited)
- Hold on to Sixteen (2011) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Internet Incredibles (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
- Ultimate Stunts (2011) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2013 Baggage Claim (writer: "The Love You Save")
 2013 The To Do List (writer: "O.P.P.")
 2013 Turbo (writer: "Goin' Back to Indiana")
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Want You Back", "The Love You Save")
 2012-2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2013: Auditions 4 (2013) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
- 2012: Auditions 4 (2012) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2013 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)")
 2012 Happy Endings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sabado Free-Gante (2012) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2012 Take Me Out (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2012 Turn Back Time: The Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1970s (2012) ... (writer: "ABC")
 2012 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Red House Elimination: Night 3 (2012) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2012 Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "ABC", "I Want You Back")
 2005-2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Final Judgement, Part 2 (2012) ... (writer: "ABC")
- Top 12 Perform (2005) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2008-2012 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #8.5 (2012) ... (writer: "ABC")
- Episode #3.6 (2008) ... (writer: "I Want You Back", "ABC")
 2011 Arthur Christmas (writer: "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town")
 2011 Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (Documentary) (writer: "ABC", "I Want You Back", "The Love You Save")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Belgian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... ("ABC", uncredited)
 2011 Awkward. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Scarlet Eye (2011) ... (writer: "O.P.P" - uncredited)
 2011 Victorious (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Locked Up (2011) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2011 Friends with Benefits (writer: "Jump")
 2010 You Again (writer: "Jump" (2007))
 2010 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "ABC")
 2008-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Greatest Break Up Songs (2010) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Child Stars: Where Are They Now? (2008) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2009 Nativity! (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (writer: "ABC", "I Want You Back (Stripped Mix)")
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (writer: "I Want You Back", "The Love You Save")
 2009/I Up in the Air (writer: "O.P.P." (1991))
 2009 Der Mann auf der Brücke (TV Movie) (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 Results (2009) ... (writer: "I Want You Back", "ABC")
 2009 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Audition Show #2 (2009) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2009 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2009) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2009 Fired Up! (writer: "ABC", "O.P.P.")
 2008 Guitarjed's Street Music (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hannah & Pete - I Want You Back (2008) ... (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El 600 i el Wonderbra (2008) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2008 College Road Trip (writer: "ABC")
 2008 Happy-Go-Lucky (writer: "ABC")
 2002-2007 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Liveshow #0 (2007) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Liveshow #2 - Motown (2004) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Workshop #2 (2002) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2007 Bling: A Planet Rock (Documentary) (writer: "O.P.P.")
 2007 Daddy Day Camp (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2007 TV Land Confidential (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Music (2007) ... (writer: "ABC")
 2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bon Voyage (2007) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 2006 We Are Marshall (writer: "The Love You Save")
 2006 Elite Beat Agents (Video Game) (writer: "ABC")
 2006 Clerks II (writer: "ABC")
 2004-2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Topp 10 - Disco (2006) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- Topp 11 - Ditt idol (2004) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2006 The War at Home (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- How Do You Spell Relief? (2006) ... (writer: "ABC" - as The Corporation)
 2005 Jarhead (writer: "O.P.P.")
 2005 Taiko: Drum Master (Video Game) (writer: "ABC")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) ("ABC")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soul (2004) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2004 Malaysian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Spectaculars #2 - Classic Hits (2004) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2004 Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Master P/Freddie Jackson (2004) ... (writer: "My Baby")
 2003 Honey (writer: "My Block")
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance Show: The 70's (2003) ... (writer: "The Love You Save")
 2003 The Italian Job ("ABC")
 2003 Daddy Day Care (writer: "ABC", "I Want You Back")
 2003 Nouvelle Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2003 Malibu's Most Wanted (writer: "O.P.P.")
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "ABC")
 2003 Living with Michael Jackson: A Tonight Special (TV Special documentary) (writer: "I Want You Back", "ABC")
 2002 Comedy Kids (TV Series) (writer: "I Want You Back" (Theme))
 2002 Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2002) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2002 Drumline (writer: "I Want You Back")
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Target (2002) ... (writer: "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)")
 2002 Only the Strong Survive (Documentary) (writer: "Love Child")
 2000 Unison (Video Game) (writer: "O.P.P.")
 1999 Drive Me Crazy (writer: "Sugar")
 1999 Dick (writer: "ABC")
 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1999 (1999) ... (writer: "I'm Still Waiting")
- Episode #10.12 (1999) ... (writer: "I'm Still Waiting")
 1997 Trojan War (writer: "The Love You Save")
 1997 Good Burger ("All I Want")
 1996 Striptease (writer: "Love Child")
 1996 Phenomenon (writer: "Love Child" - as D. Lussier)
 1996 Celtic Pride (writer: "O.P.P.")
 1995 Now and Then (writer: "I Want You Back")
 1995 Dangerous Minds (writer: "MESSAGE FOR YOUR MIND", "I WANT YOU BACK" (SAMPLE))
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Songs from the Cuckoo Birds (1995) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 1995 Billy Madison (writer: "ABC")
 1994 Crooklyn (writer: "ABC")
 1991 House Party 2 (writer: "O.P.P.")
 1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Math Class (1989) ... (writer: "ABC" - uncredited)
 1988 Moonwalker (writer: "ABC", "The Love You Save")
 1987 The Best of Bandstand: The Superstars (Video short) (writer: "ABC" - as The Corporation) / (writer: "I Want You Back!")
 1985 6.20 Soul Train (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 May 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
 1985 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll II (1985) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
  The Jacksons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1977) (music - 1 episode, 1977)
- Episode #1.10 (1977) ... (lyrics: "Goin' Back to Indiana") / (music: "Goin' Back to Indiana")
 1976 Dominatrix Without Mercy (writer: "I Want You Back" - uncredited)
 1974 Countdown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... (writer: "Boogie Man")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 April 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Love Child")
 1973 Save the Children (Documentary) (writer: "ABC")
 1971 Jackson 5ive (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Drafted (1971) ... (writer: "I Want You Back")
- It All Started With... (1971) ... (writer: "ABC", "Goin' Back to Indiana")
 1962 Eegah (writer: "Valerie", "Vickie")
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