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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")
 2011 Dreams of a Life (Documentary) (performer: "Minnie's Lament") / (writer: "Minnie's Lament")
 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")
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Check the Rhime" - as M. Ripperton)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Love Lives Forever", 1980 (put together after her death using existing vocal tracks and new material by other musicians) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Andrea Davis
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Trivia:

Mother, with Dick Rudolph, of daughter Maya Rudolph and son Marc Rudolph. See more »

Trademark:

Soaring high note

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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