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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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 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) (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)
 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)
 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")
 1983 Two of a Kind (producer: "The Perfect One")
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Album: "Michael J. McDonald: Take it to Heart", Drums and Percussion, for 'Reprise Records[us]'


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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