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Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin was born on March 11, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Debbie Green since 1975. They have three children. See full bio »
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WALL·E Soundtrack
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 2015 El making of del disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Somriure és fàcil (Don't Worry Be Happy)")
 2015 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- "Fight the Power" by Public Enemy (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2014 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Act of Killing (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2014 The Humbling (performer: "Circlesong 6") / (writer: "Circlesong 6")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Kristen Bell/Steve Harvey/Demi Lovato (2014) ... (performer: "Drive") / (writer: "Drive")
 2014 Alive Inside (Documentary) (performer: "Pentatonic Romp") / (writer: "Pentatonic Romp")
 2013 Gympl s (r)ucením omezeným (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nejlepsí kamarád (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
  Bi no tsubo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Watashi no Fujisan (2013) ... (performer: "Freedom Is a Voice") / (writer: "Freedom Is a Voice")
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 8: Trio Dance (2013) ... ("Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2012 The Act of Killing (Documentary) (lyrics: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - as McFerrin) / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - as McFerrin)
 2012 Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree (Documentary) (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Bon rotllo (2012) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2011 3satfestival (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- GlasBlasSing Quintett: Keine Macht den Dosen (2011) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 2008-2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Two of 12 Voted Off (2011) ... (performer: "Thinkin' About Your Body")
- The Top 14 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Blackbird")
- Results Show: Two Dancers Eliminated (2008) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2010 Lemmy (Documentary) (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1997) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Good, the Sad and the Drugly (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
- Lisa's Sax (1997) ... ("Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2008 Três Irmãs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2008 WALL·E (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2007 Battle in Seattle ("Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2007 Forsthaus Falkenau (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Goldrausch (2007) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2006 Flushed Away (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2006 Barnyard (performer: "Freedom Is a Voice") / (writer: "Freedom Is a Voice")
 2005 Jarhead (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2005 Guess Who (performer: "Turtle Shoes" (1985) - as Bobby Mcferrin) / (writer: "Turtle Shoes" (1985) - as Bobby Mcferrin)
 2004 Dawn of the Dead (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2003 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sting (2003) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Bee Happy")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1988 (2002) ... (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Life (2001) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2001 Kindergarten (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "HUSH") / (writer: "HUSH")
  Night Visions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Dead Air/Renovation (2001) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2001 Hush! (performer: "Hush Little Baby")
 1999 Private Dicks: Men Exposed (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Drive") / (writer: "Drive")
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video) (lyrics: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (music: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 1997 Welcome to Sarajevo (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short documentary) (performer: "Minuet" from "String Quartet No. 1 in E Major")
 1995 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stewart Moves Away (1995) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 1994 Sei hoi yut gar (TV Series) (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther (performer: "The Pink Panther Theme")
 1989 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (Documentary) (performer: "Common Threads") / (writer: "Common Threads")
 1989 Zeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Athene II (1989) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 1988 Twins (performer: "TURTLE SHOES") / (writer: "TURTLE SHOES")
 1988 Cocktail (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 1988 Tommys Hollywood Report (TV Movie) (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 1986 'Round Midnight (performer: "'Round Midnight", "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "Chan's Song" ("Never Said"))
 1984 The Cosby Show (TV Series) (performer: "Kiss Me")
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Show Show Music department (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Self (52 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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His song, "Don't Worry Be Happy," went to #1 on the U.S. charts September of 1988. He then won the Grammy for "best Male Pop Vocalist," "Best Song," and "Record of the Year." To his dismay and without permission, "Don't Worry Be Happy" was used in George Bush's reelection campaign. See more »


Known for his vocal percussion and a cappella singing

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