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Wilson Pickett (1941–2006)


Wilson Pickett was born on March 18, 1941 in Prattville, Alabama, USA. He died on January 19, 2006 in Reston, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump Soundtrack
(1994)
The Bank Job
The Bank Job Soundtrack
(2008)
A Bronx Tale
A Bronx Tale Soundtrack
(1993)
Good Morning, Vietnam
(1987)

Filmography

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 2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- 2016: Auditions 3 (2016) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 2 (2016) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 1 (2016) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - uncredited)
 2016 Nit i dia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alarma social (2016) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Muscle Shoals (2014) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances", "Funky Broadway", "Mustang Sally", "Hey Jude")
 2014 Rob the Mob (performer: "Something You Got")
 2013/I Filth (performer: "Born to Be Wild")
 2013 L'image manquante (Documentary) (lyrics: "In the Midnight Hour") / (music: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2013 Muscle Shoals (Documentary) (performer: "Land of 1,000 Dances", "Funky Broadway", "Mustang Sally", "Hey Jude")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Come on Eileen (2012) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "If You Need Me")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 7 Perform Again (2012) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2012 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Babysitter (2012) ... (performer: "634-5789")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Festa i ball (2012) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2010 Love Ranch (performer: "634-5789")
 2009 Jools's Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.0 (2009) ... (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 2009/I Old Dogs (performer: "Land Of 1,000 Dances")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Top 4 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
- Top 20 Results (2009) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2009/I The Box (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2008 Clubbed (performer: "Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9")
 2008 Pathology (performer: "Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9")
 2008 The Bank Job (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2008/I Paris (performer: "Lands of 1000 dances")
 2007 Talk to Me (performer: "I'm in Love")
 2007 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Axeman Cometh (2007) ... (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 2006 Heroes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chapter One 'Genesis' (2006) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2006 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Perform (2006) ... (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dad's Car (2006) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 2006 The Fear (El Miedo) (writer: "In The Midnight Hour" (extract))
 2005 Heisei kyoiku yobiko 2005 (TV Series) (performer: "Dance tengoku")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) ("In The Midnight Hour")
 2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
  The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2004 Confidences trop intimes (performer: "In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 2002 La bande du drugstore (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 2002 Only the Strong Survive (Documentary) (performer: "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1000 Dances", "Soul Survivor") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1999 Tha se do stin Kolasi, agapi mou (writer: "I Found Love")
 1998 Susan's Plan (performer: "Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You")
 1998/II Denial (performer: "I'm in Love")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Galileo Was Right (1998) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
- For Miles and Miles (1998) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1998 Ride (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (performer: "634-5789")
 1997 The Full Monty (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" (1971))
 1997 The Ice Storm (performer: "Sugar Sugar")
 1996 My Fellow Americans (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - as W. Pickett)
 1996 7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Halloween (1996) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances" - uncredited)
 1996 2 Days in the Valley (performer: "Hello Sunshine") / (writer: "Hello Sunshine")
 1996/II Mother (performer: "Land Of A Thousand Dances")
  Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995) (performer - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Ethics of Hope (1995) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
- A Coupla Stiffs (1995) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited) / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
 1995 Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (performer: "MUSTANG SALLY")
 1994 Epimaco Velasco: NBI (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 1994 Forrest Gump (performer: "Land Of 1000 Dances" (1962))
 1993 Heaven & Earth (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1993 A Bronx Tale (performer: "Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)") / (writer: "Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)")
 1993 Indecent Proposal ("In the Midnight Hour")
 1992 CrissCross (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1991 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1991) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 1991 Mystery Date (performer: "634-5789")
 1991 The Commitments (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1991 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Denial (1991) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tornado Watch (1990) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1989 American Boyfriends (performer: "Midnight Hour") / (writer: "Midnight Hour")
 1989 Road House (performer: "Mustang Sally")
 1989 Dream a Little Dream (writer: "The Midnight Hour")
 1988 Genesis: Live at Wembley Stadium (Video) ("In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1988 Fright Night Part 2 (performer: "In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1988 The Great Outdoors (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1988 Off Limits (performer: "Funky Broadway")
 1988 Action Jackson (performer: "FUNKY BROADWAY")
 1988 The In Crowd (performer: "Land of a Thousand Dances")
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (performer: "In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1987 Vietnam War Story (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Home (1987) ... (performer: "Land of 1,000 Dances")
- The Mine (1987) ... (performer: "Land of 1,000 Dances")
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- One Way Ticket (1986) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally" - uncredited)
 1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie) (performer: "In The Midnight Hour" - uncredited) / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour" - uncredited)
 1985 Into the Night (writer: "IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR")
 1985 B.B. King: Into the Night (Video documentary short) (writer: "IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR")
 1984 Genesis: The Mama Tour (Video documentary) ("In The Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In The Midnight Hour")
 1983 The Big Chill (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1981-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Dear Liar (1982) ... (performer: "Mustang Sally")
- Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide: Part 1 (1981) ... (performer: "Land of 1000 Dances")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1972 Memoirs of a Madam (performer: "That's a Man's Way" - uncredited) / (writer: "That's a Man's Way" - uncredited)
 1971 Soul to Soul (Documentary) (performer: "In the Midnight Hour", "Land of 1,000 Dances") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1971 Once Upon a Wheel (Documentary) (performer: "Engine #9")
 1970 The Boys in the Band (performer: "Funky Broadway")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "634-5789")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.79 (1966) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
- Episode #1.58 (1966) ... (performer: "Don't Fight It") / (writer: "Don't Fight It")
- Episode #1.36 (1965) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour', "Come Home Baby") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour')
  The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Stand Up, Nigel Barton (1965) ... (performer: "In the Midnight Hour") / (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... (writer: "In the Midnight Hour")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "The Best of Wilson Pickett" (Atlantic) See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Moved to Detroit as a child. Joined a group called "The Falcons" when he was a teenager. See more »

Nickname:

The Wicked Pickett

Star Sign:

Pisces

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