No photo available. Represent Boots Randolph? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 4,735 this week

Boots Randolph (1927–2007)

Boots Randolph was born on June 3, 1927 in Paducah, Kentucky, USA as Homer Louis Randolph III. He is known for his work on V for Vendetta (2005), Click (2006) and Before Sunrise (1995). He was married to Dee Baker. He died on July 3, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

The Billion-Dollar Film Club

Only 29 films have reached the $1 billion mark worldwide, with Beauty and the Beast crossing the threshold in April. How many have you seen?

Check out the list

"Style Code Live"

Join us on "Style Code Live" daily to connect, shop and chat live with fashion designers, beauty experts and celebrities! Discover today's best beauty hacks and the top style secrets!

Watch the show

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 49 people
created 03 Jun 2015
a list of 88 people
created 6 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Boots Randolph's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta Soundtrack
Click Soundtrack
Before Sunrise
Before Sunrise Soundtrack
Shark Tale
Shark Tale Soundtrack


Hide Hide Show Show Music department (5 credits)
 2004 Os Tonechos van á obra (TV Movie) (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
 1991 Benny Hill's World Tour: New York! (TV Movie) (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
 1969-1989 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (composer - 44 episodes)
- Episode #19.3 (1989) ... (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
- Holding Out for a Hero (1989) ... (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
- The Crook Report (1989) ... (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.2 (1988) ... (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
- The Halitosis Kid (1988) ... (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
 1977 Benny Hill Down Under (TV Movie) (composer: closing theme "Yakety Axe" - uncredited)
 1974 The Best of Benny Hill (composer: theme "Yakety Sax" - uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (33 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (15 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: Played sax on Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | See more »


Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[1990, in an AP interview] "Yakety Sax" will be my trademark. I'll hang my hat on it. It's kept me alive. Every sax player in the world has tried to play it. Some are good, some are awful.


After high school, he joined the Army and became a member of the Army Band. After his Army service, he played mostly jazz at nightclubs for $60 a week. He landed a recording contract with RCA in 1958. He was also a session player for many stars, including Elvis Presley (on "Return to Sender"), Roy Orbison (on "Oh, Pretty Woman"), Brenda Lee ("I'm Sorry" and "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"), ... See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page