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Jeff Porcaro (1954–1992)

Jeff Porcaro was born on April 1, 1954 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro. He was married to Susan Norris. He died on August 5, 1992 in Canoga Park, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Color Purple
The Color Purple Music Department
(1985)
Dune
Dune Music Department
(1984)
Pink Floyd The Wall
Pink Floyd The Wall Music Department
(1982)
Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy Music Department
(1990)

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 2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Video Game) (writer: "Africa")
 2014 Balls Out (writer: "We Made It" - as Jeffrey Porcaro)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Africa")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Fight for You")
 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Take on Me (2012) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.10 (2011) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
 2010 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anthropology 101 (2010) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
 2010 The Needle Drop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Band Shirts? (2010) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2005-2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Camp Refoogee (2006) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
- Bullocks to Stan (2005) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Way Home (2006) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
 2005 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #1 - Mijn Geboortejaar (2005) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2003 Biker Boyz (writer: "Tru Rider" - as Jeffrey Porcaro)
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Africa" - as J. Porcaro)
 2001 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Windows of Opportunity (2001) ... (writer: "Africa")
 1992 American Heart (performer: "Fast Blues") / (writer: "Fast Blues")
 1985 Thunder Alley (writer: "Can't Look Back")
 1983 Two of a Kind (producer: "The Perfect One")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Michael J. McDonald: Take it to Heart", Drums and Percussion, for 'Reprise Records[us]'

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Trivia:

After his death in 1992, a memorial concert took place at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles on December 14th 1992, with an all-star line up that included Boz Scaggs, Donald Fagen, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Edward Van Halen and, of course, Toto. See more »

Nickname:

Jeffrey

Star Sign:

Aries

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