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Charles Mingus (1922–1979)

Charles Mingus was born on April 22, 1922 in Nogales, Arizona, USA as Charles Barron Mingus. He was married to Sue Mingus, Judy Starkey, Celia Zaentz and Canilla Jeanne Gross. He died on January 5, 1979 in Cuernavaca, Mexico. See full bio »

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(age 56) in Cuernavaca, Mexico

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 2014 Jersey Boys (writer: "Moanin'")
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (performer: "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting") / (writer: "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting")
 2012 People Like Us (performer: "Boogie Stop Shuffle") / (writer: "Boogie Stop Shuffle")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (performer: "Celia") / (writer: "Celia")
 2010 Frankie & Alice (performer: "Better Git It In Your Soul") / (writer: "Better Git It In Your Soul")
 2008 A Christmas Tale (writer: "Reincarnation of a Lovebird")
 2008 Crips and Bloods: Made in America (Documentary) (performer: "Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am") / (writer: "Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am")
 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page (performer: "Love Chant") / (writer: "Love Chant")
 2005 Where the Truth Lies (performer: "Theme for Lester Young" (1963)) / (writer: "Theme for Lester Young" (1963))
 2003 Young Adam (writer: "HAITIAN FIGHT SONG")
 2002 Comedian (Documentary) (performer: "Hora Decubitus", "Jump Monk", "Moanin'") / (writer: "Hora Decubitus", "Jump Monk", "Moanin'")
 2002 Drumline (writer: "O.P. (Oscar Pettiford)")
 2002 A Private Affair (performer: "Track A-Solo Dancer (Stop! Look! And Listen. Sinner Jim Whitney!)")
 2000 The Whole Nine Yards (performer: "Moanin'") / (writer: "Moanin'")
 1998 One True Thing (performer: "Body and Soul")
 1997 U Turn (performer: "II B.S.") / (writer: "II B.S.")
 1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide (performer: "Better Get It in Your Soul") / (writer: "Better Get It in Your Soul")
 1996 Jerry Maguire (performer: "Haitian Fight Song") / (writer: "Haitian Fight Song")
 1996 My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (performer: "O.P.") / (writer: "O.P.")
 1986 Absolute Beginners (The Rough and the Smooth", "Better Git It in Your Soul (The Hot and the Cool)", (writer: "Boogie Stop Shuffle)
 1985 Kerouac, the Movie (Documentary) (performer: "Percussion Discussion", "So Long Eric") / (writer: "Percussion Discussion", "So Long Eric")
 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary) (writer: "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat", "Dry Cleaner from Des Moines")
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CD: "A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music and Poetry" (CBS) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

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Jazz musician. See more »

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