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Robbie Shakespeare

Robbie Shakespeare was born on September 27, 1953 in Kingston, Jamaica as Robert Shakespeare. See full bio »
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  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Jon Hamm/Coldplay (2008) ... (producer: "Ras Trent") / (writer: "Ras Trent")
 2002 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Target (2002) ... (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 2002 Ali G Indahouse (as Shakespeare, "TEASE ME")
 2000 Whatever It Takes (writer: "Pull Up to the Bumper")
 2000 The Wog Boy (writer: "Pull Up To The Bumper")
 1999 Third World Cop (writer: "Zen Concrete", "Dungle Boogie", "Scare Dem Train", "Drilling for Oil", "Soft Core Surge", "We Run Tings" - as R. Shakespeare)
 1997 How to Be a Player (writer: "East Coast to the West Coast")
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (producer: "The Tide Is High")
 1997 A Brother's Kiss (writer: "Slow Wine")
 1994 Boca (producer: "WORK", "BE STRONG")
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Man" - as Robbie Shakespear)
 1992 Boomerang ("Pull Up to the Bumper")
 1989 Slaves of New York (producer: "Some Guys Have All the Luck")
 1988 Colors (writer: "RHYTHM KILLER")
 1986 Dangerously Close (writer: "Chill Out")
 1985-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Payback (1986) ... (writer: "Bass and Trouble" - uncredited)
- Bought and Paid For (1985) ... (writer: "Bass and Trouble" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Sly & Robbie | Robbie | Robert 'Robbie' Shakespeare

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He is a huge fan of Motown, Philly Sound and Country & Western, in addition to Jamaican legendary labels Studio One and Treasure Isle, and Reggae production in particular. See more »

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