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Minnie Riperton (1947–1979)

Minnie Riperton was born November 8, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, to Thelma Inez (Matthews) and Daniel Webster Riperton, a Pullman porter. At a young age, Riperton, the youngest of eight children, began taking dancing and ballet. Once she reached high school, she began singing in the Hyde Park A Capella Choir. From there, she signed her first ... See full bio »

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 2014 Inherent Vice (performer: "Les Fleurs")
 2010 Megamind (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2009 OSS 117: Lost in Rio (performer: "Lovin' You" - as Minnie Ripperton) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - as M. Ripperton)
 2008 Seven Pounds (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 First Sunday (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2007 Disturbia (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2006 The Wild (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You" - as Riperton)
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation (writer: "Loving You")
 2002 The Salton Sea (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2001 Monkeybone (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2000 Road Trip (performer: "Inside My Love") / (writer: "Inside My Love")
 1997 Jackie Brown (performer: "Inside My Love" (1979)) / (writer: "Inside My Love" (1979))
 1995 Waiting to Exhale (performer: "Lovin' You" - as Minni Riperton) / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 1995 Bad Boys (writer: "Me Against the World")
 1995 Higher Learning (performer: "MEMORY LANE") / (writer: "MEMORY LANE")
 1994 Reality Bites (writer: "Give A Man A Fish")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
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Album: "The Minnie Riperton Collection", 2001. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Andrea Davis

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Member of Rotary Connection, 1967-1971. Took part in six albums: Rotary Connection (1968); Aladdin (1968); Peace (1968); Songs (1969); Dinner Music (1970); and Hey Love (1971). See more »


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