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Michael McDonald (I)

Michael McDonald was born on February 12, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Michael H. McDonald. He has been married to Amy Holland since May 21, 1983. They have two children. See full bio »
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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Rachel Maddow/Artie Lange/The Doobie Brothers with Michael McDonald (2015) ... (performer: "Long Train Runnin'", "Takin' It to the Streets") / (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets")
 2015 Stone Quackers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stone Quackers II (2015) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "This Is It")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "What A Fool Believes")
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #21.37 (2012) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.160 (2012) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.133 (2012) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.55 (2011) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.28 (2011) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "What A Fool Believes", "Takin' It To The Streets")
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home Wrecker (2011) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #2.111 (2010) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.125 (2009) ... (performer: "Ride Like the Wind")
 2010 The 5 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2010) ... (performer: "Sweet Freedom", "Yah Mo Be There")
 2009 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.64 (2009) ... (performer: "White Christmas")
 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.118 (2009) ... (performer: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas")
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... (performer: "He Needs a Kidney")
 2009 Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (TV Special documentary) (performer: "I Keep Forgetting")
 2007 Why Did I Get Married? (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Monkey Suit (2006) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
 2005 Carly Simon: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2 (Video) (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (performer: "Minute by Minute" (1978), "Takin' It to the Streets" (1976), "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (1966), "Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)") / (writer: "Minute by Minute" (1978), "Takin' It to the Streets" (1976))
 2005 The Amateurs (performer: "Obsession Blues") / (writer: "Obsession Blues")
 2005 King and Queen of Hearts (Video documentary) (writer: "Heart To Heart")
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 2003 Celebridade (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 October 2003 (2003) ... (performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - uncredited)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I'm Sorry, I'm Lost (2003) ... (writer: "It Keeps You Running")
 2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas (TV Series) (writer: "You Belong To Me")
 2001 Prancer Returns (Video) (performer: "HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS") / (producer: "HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS")
 2001 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crazy Time (2001) ... (writer: "What A Fool Believes")
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (performer: "The Meaning of Love") / (writer: "The Meaning of Love")
 1999 South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (performer: "Eyes of a Child")
 1998 The Roseanne Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (1998) ... (performer: "Right to the End")
 1998 For Your Love (TV Series) (performer: "For Your Love")
 1996 Twister (lyrics: "Moments Like This")
 1993-1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1996) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets")
- The Painted Hills (1993) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 1995 Leaving Las Vegas (performer: "Lonely Teardrops")
 1995 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
- Episode #6.6 (1995) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
 1994 Forrest Gump ("It Keeps You Runnin'" (1975))
 1994 Above the Rim ("Regulate")
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Carpe Diem (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers")
- Three's a Crowd (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers")
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (writer: "WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES")
 1991 Thelma & Louise (performer: "No Lookin' Back") / (writer: "No Lookin' Back")
 1987 No Way Out (lyrics: "NO WAY OUT") / (music: "NO WAY OUT")
 1987 The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (TV Special) (performer: "No Lookin' Back")
 1986 Running Scared (performer: "Sweet Freedom")
 1986 Wildcats (writer: "Don't Wanna Be Normal")
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan (writer: "YOU BELONG TO ME")
 1984 Grandview, U.S.A. (producer: "This Time")
 1984 Crackers (lyrics: "We Got More Than We Need") / (music: "We Got More Than We Need")
 1983 Twice Upon a Time ("Twice Upon A Time", "Life Is But A Dream", "Out On My Own") / (writer: "Twice Upon A Time", "Life Is But A Dream")
 1982 Personal Best (writer: "WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES")
 1980 Inside Moves (lyrics: "Outside") / (music: "Outside") / (performer: "Outside")
 1980 Coast to Coast (performer: "Send Me Somebody to Love") / (writer: "Send Me Somebody to Love")
 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paul Simon, James Taylor & David Sanborn (1980) ... (writer: "Anything You Want" - uncredited)
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Venus Rising (1980) ... (writer: "This Is It")
 1979 Together? (performer: "I've Got My Mind Made Up" (US version))
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 2 (1978) ... (writer: "Takin' it to the Streets")
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Oddly enough, when he and Patti LaBelle first recorded the Burt Bacharach/Carole Bayer Sager song "On My Own," neither artist had even met. LaBelle recorded her part of the song in Philadelphia while McDonald completed his part in Los Angeles. Even after filming a video for the song, both singers had still not met. Not until after the song went to number one on the charts in June 1986 did the two... See more »


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