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Nile Rodgers


There is nothing you can say about Nile Rodgers that hasn't already been heard by billions of people, in millions of cities, via thousands of radio airwaves, in hundreds of countries. The career of Nile Rodgers is one of the most enduring and prolific in music. Nile's signature is scrawled across an amazing array of music - from Madonna to Diana ... See full bio »
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 2014 Guitar Man (Documentary) (performer: "Thank You")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (writer: "Le Freak")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Andrew Garfield/Mary Lynn Rajskub/Chvrches (2014) ... (writer: "Get Lucky" - uncredited)
- Bill Cosby/Joby Ogwyn/Nathan East (2014) ... (writer: "Get Lucky" - uncredited)
- Denzel Washington/Shaun White/Sara Bareilles (2014) ... (writer: "Get Lucky" - uncredited)
 2014 The Other Woman (writer: "I'm Coming Out (The Other Woman Remix)")
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Get Lucky", "Le Freak", "Another Star", "Lose Yourself to Dance") / (producer: "Le Freak") / (writer: "Get Lucky", "Le Freak", "Lose Yourself to Dance")
 2013 La Marató 2013 (TV Movie) (writer: "Get Lucky")
 2010-2013 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Youth Conference 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Get Lucky", "Lose Yourself to Dance")
- LDS Night with the Giants 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
 2013 The Jonathan Ross Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.1 (2013) ... (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited)
 2013 New Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Captain (2013) ... (writer: "Get Lucky")
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Night (2013) ... (writer: "Get Lucky")
 2008-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Auditions 7 (2013) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Get Lucky" - uncredited)
- Auditions 1 (2008) ... (writer: "Gettin' Jiggy wit It" - uncredited)
 2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- StePhest Colbchella '013: Robin Thicke (2013) ... (writer: "Get Lucky")
 2012-2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #7.5 (2013) ... (writer: "Good Times" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.7 (2012) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.2 (2012) ... (writer: "Gettin' Jiggy wit It" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
 1979-2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Justin Timberlake (2013) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
- Cicely Tyson/Talking Heads (1979) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
 2013 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Everybody Dance", "Freak Out")
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Good Times")
 2010-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #20.177 (2012) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.66 (2012) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.152 (2011) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.5 (2010) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
 2012 When Disco Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Le Freak")
 2012 The Joy of Disco (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Dance Dance Dance (Yowser, Yowser' Yowser)", "Le Freak")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Festa i ball (2012) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
- Cançó de l'estiu (2012) ... (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 2012/I Barbara (writer: "At Last I Am Free")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (arranger: "Le Freak") / (courtesy: "Le Freak") / (music: "Le Freak") / (writer: "Le Freak")
 2011 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (writer: "Le Freak")
 2011 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rhodes to Perdition (2011) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
 2011 I Want My Name Back (Documentary) (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.20 (2011) ... (writer: "Good Times" - uncredited)
 2011 Shame (writer: "I Want Your Love")
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (writer: "We Are Family")
 2011 Super 8 (writer: "Le Freak")
 2011 I Heart You Pare (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.50 (2011) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2010 CZW: Night of Infamy 9 (Video) (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited)
 2010 You Again (performer: "We Are Family" (1979)) / (writer: "We Are Family" (1979))
 2010 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Soldados del amor")
- Episode #4.27 (2010) ... (writer: "Soldados del amor")
 2010 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fashion Show (2010) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Megastars with Megabucks (2010) ... (writer: "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)" - uncredited)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
 2010 Toy Story 3 (writer: "Le Freak")
 2010 Furry Vengeance (writer: "Le Freak")
 2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid (writer: "LE FREAK")
 2010 50 años de (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La primera vez (2010) ... (writer: "Soldados del amor")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.8 (2010) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
- Episode #5.7 (2010) ... (writer: "He's the Greatest Dancer")
 2009 ¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame (TV Movie) (writer: "Soldados del amor")
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (writer: "WE ARE FAMILY")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.36 (2009) ... (writer: "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (Video Game) (writer: "Everybody Dance", "He's the Greatest Dancer")
 2009 The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (performer: "Good Times")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Showmance (2009) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
 2009/I Up in the Air (writer: "Good Times" (1979))
 2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2009 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Audition Show #2 (2009) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
 2009 Dance Flick (writer: "Be Faithful")
 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Concert (TV Special documentary) (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2008 Sex: The Revolution (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tainted Love (2008) ... (writer: "Le Freak" - uncredited)
 2008 Semi-Pro (producer: "Love Me Sexy") / (writer: "Love Me Sexy")
 2007 Premios Principales 2007 (TV Movie) (writer: "Gettin' Jiggy with It")
 2007 Bling: A Planet Rock (Documentary) (writer: "Rappers Delight")
 2007 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone (2007) ... (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited)
 2007 Prince-ipal Photography: The Coming Together of America (Video documentary short) (producer: "Coming To America") / (writer: "Coming To America")
 2007 Kickin' It Old Skool (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - as Gregory Nile Rogers)
 2006 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Momma Cherri's Soul Food Shack Revisited (2006) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
 2006 Air Buddies (Video) (writer: "We Are Family")
 2006 Children in Need (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 November 2006 (2006) ... (writer: "He's the Greatest Dancer (Live)" - uncredited)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III ("We Are Family")
 2006 My Quick Way Out (writer: "Le Freak")
 2006 Crumbs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And It All Came Crumbling Down ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (TV Movie) (writer: "Le Freak")
 2005 Roll Bounce (writer: "Le Freak", "He's the Greatest Dancer")
 2005 The Comeback (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Valerie Triumphs at the Upfronts (2005) ... (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2005 Fever Pitch (writer: "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" (1977))
 2005 Son of the Mask (writer: "Le Freak")
 2004 After the Sunset (writer: "I Got It")
 2004 Halo 2 (Video Game) (producer: "Follow")
 2004 Living Death: A Day in the Life of Dracula (Short) (writer: "Upside Down")
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Pass the Courvoisier (Part II)")
 2004 Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (Video Game) (writer: "We Are Family")
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Old Friend's New Friend (2004) ... (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited)
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) ("We Are Family")
 2004 Shrek 2 (writer: "Le Freak" (1978))
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disco Inferno (2004) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
 2004 Tooth (writer: "We Are Family")
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "Pass the Courvoisier (Part 2)")
 2003 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) ("I'm Coming Out")
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star ("Le Freak")
 2003/I The In-Laws (writer: "Good Times")
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "We Are Royalty/We Are Family")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (writer: "Le Freak")
 2003 Kangaroo Jack (writer: "Rappers Delight")
 2003 Freak Out (writer: "Everybody Dance")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1980 (2002) ... (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 2002 Maid in Manhattan (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2002 The Hot Chick (writer: "He's the Greatest Dancer")
 2002 Boat Trip (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2002 Drumline (writer: "King's Motorcade")
 2002 Juwanna Mann (writer: "I'm Coming Out")
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Detail (2002) ... (writer: "Good Times")
 2002 Verbotene Liebe (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1753 (2002) ... (writer: "Upside Down")
- Episode #1.1752 (2002) ... (writer: "Upside Down")
 2002 24 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (2002) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
 2002 Snow Dogs (producer: "As")
 2002 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brawl in the Family (2002) ... (writer: "We Are Family")
 2002 My Own Private Oshawa (TV Movie) (writer: "We Are Family")
 2002 The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' (Documentary) (writer: "We Are Family", "Le Freak")
 2001 Rush Hour 2 (writer: "Let's Bounce")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 2001 Save the Last Dance ("Be Faithful")
 2000 Unison (Video Game) (writer: "We Are Family", "Everybody Dance")
 2000 102 Dalmatians (writer: "So Fabulous, So Fierce (Freak Out)")
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (performer: "Rapper's Delight")
 1999 Mad Cows (writer: "He's the Greatest Dancer", "Good Times")
 1999 Superstar ("Gettin' Jiggy wit It")
 1999 The Attack of the Giant Mousaka (writer: "Good Times")
 1999 Mickey Blue Eyes (writer: "We Are Family")
 1999 Mystery Men (writer: "Le Freak")
 1999 Summer of Sam (writer: "Everybody Dance" (1977) - as Nile Gregory Rodgers)
 1998 Falco - Hoch wie nie (Video) (writer: "Le Freak")
 1998 54 (writer: "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (writer: "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited)
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (writer: "He's the Greatest Dancer", "Le Freak", "Everybody Dance", "I'm Coming Out", "Good Times")
 1998 Bulworth ("Freak Out") / (writer: "Freak Out" - as N. Rodgers)
 1998 Woo (writer: - as N. Rodgers) / (writer: "J-A-N-E Meets N.O.R.E.")
 1998 Ride (writer: "Mo Money, Mo Problems")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "Rapper's Delight")
 1997 Lawn Dogs (writer: "We Are Family")
 1997 The Full Monty (writer: "We Are Family" (1969))
 1997 Good Burger ("Keep On")
 1997 Warriors of Virtue (producer: "Tennessee Plates")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Undead (1997) ... (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
 1996-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Unplugged (42) (1997) ... (writer: "Upside Down" - uncredited)
- 3x9+2 (1996) ... (writer: "Upside Down" - uncredited)
 1996 A Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Tick Tock")
 1996 Space Jam (writer: "Upside Down (Round-N-Round)")
 1996 Muppets Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pierce Brosnan (1996) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
 1996 The Birdcage (writer: "WE ARE FAMILY", "Family Salsa" (uncredited))
 1996 Bat Yam - New York (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Kum Hitnaera (1996) ... (arranger: "Material Girl" - uncredited)
 1995 Heavy Weights (writer: "LE FREAK")
 1994 Mickey's Fun Songs: Let's Go to the Circus (Video short) (lyrics: "Upside Down" - as Nile Rogers)
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home (1994) ... (writer: "We Are Family")
 1994 It's Pat (writer: "Le Freak")
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III (performer: "Axel F") / (producer: "The Wonderworld Song", "Axel F")
 1994 Trevor (Short) (writer: "I'm Coming Out" - as N. Rogers)
 1993 CB4 (writer: "Good Times", "Rapper's Delight")
 1992 Cool World (producer: "REAL COOL WORLD")
 1991 Ricochet (lyrics: "Chic Mystique") / (music: "Chic Mystique")
 1991 Thelma & Louise (producer: "Tennessee Plates", "Badlands")
 1991 Love, Lies and Murder (TV Movie) ("We Are Family")
 1990 Whatever Happened to Mason Reese (Short) (writer: "Everybody Dance")
 1989 White Hot (performer: "DO IT UP") / (producer: "DO IT UP", "DO IT") / (writer: "DO IT UP", "DO IT")
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy (performer: "EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY") / (producer: "COSMIC THING", "BRAND NEW GIRL", "THE APPLIANCE SYMPHONY", "THE GROUND YOU WALK ON", "BODY TO BODY", "EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY", "LOVE TRAIN") / (writer: "BODY TO BODY")
 1988 Coming to America ("Livin' The Good Life") / (producer: "Coming To America", "I Got It", "Livin' The Good Life", "Mbube (Wimoweh)") / (writer: "Coming To America", "I Got It")
 1987 Born in East L.A. (writer: "Le Freak")
 1986 The Fly (writer: "Help Me")
 1986 Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson (Documentary) (producer: "Language Is A Virus")
 1985 Arena (Video) (as Nile Rogers, "The Reflex") / (producer: "The Wild Boys" - as Nile Rogers)
 1985 White Nights (performer: "This is Your Day") / (producer: "People Have Got to Move", "This is Your Day") / (writer: "People Have Got to Move", "This is Your Day")
 1985 D.A.R.Y.L. (producer: "Somewhere I Belong")
 1984 Gremlins (producer: "Out Out")
 1984 Alphabet City (writer: "Lady Luck", "Ready To Break", "When All The Kids Start Dancing")
 1983 Wild Style (Documentary) (writer: "Good Times")
 1982 Soup for One (performer: "TAVERN ON THE GREEN") / (writer: "RIDING", "I WORK FOR A LIVING", "SOUP FOR ONE", "DREAM GIRL", "OPEN UP", "TAVERN ON THE GREEN", "I WANT YOUR LOVE", "LET'S GO ON VACATION")
 1979-1981 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Separation: Part 1 (1981) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
- Every Night Fever (1979) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
 1980 Private Benjamin ("We Are Family", uncredited)
 1979 Playboy's Roller Disco & Pajama Party (TV Movie) (writer: "We Are Family" - uncredited)
 1977-1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 March 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "I Want Your Love")
- Episode dated 18 January 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
- Episode dated 14 December 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Le Freak")
- Episode dated 13 April 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Everybody Dance")
- Episode dated 22 December 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Dance Dance Dance (Yowsah Yowsay Yowsah)")
 1979 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.15 (1979) ... (writer: "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)")
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Music video for Daft Punk: "Get Lucky"

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Personal Quote:

In my way of composing, of feeling if something is grooving, it's got to hit me in my soul. It doesn't have to be overly intellectual or some complicated thing, it just has to be cool. I can't explain it but I know it when I arrive there. See more »

Trivia:

Nile's mother Beverly gave birth to him when she was only 14-years-old. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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