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Nina Simone (I) (1933–2003)

Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, USA as Eunice Kathleen Waymon. She was married to Andrew Stroud and Don Ross. She died on April 21, 2003 in Carry-le-Rouet, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. See full bio »

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 2009-2014 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 7 episodes)
- Top 16 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (performer: "I Put a Spell on You")
- Top 18 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (performer: "Ne me quitte pas")
- Top 18 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (performer: "I Put a Spell on You")
- 4 of 20 Voted Off (2011) ... (performer: "Sinnerman")
- Meet the Top 20 (2011) ... (performer: "Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter")
 2014 Carmina y amén. (performer: "My Way")
 2014 About Last Night (performer: "Sugar in My Bowl") / (writer: "Sugar in My Bowl")
 2013 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case (Documentary) (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2013 North America (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- No Place to Hide (2013) ... (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2013/I Suzanne (performer: "Suzanne")
 2011-2013 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #3.21 (2013) ... (performer: "My Way")
- Episode #3.12 (2012) ... (performer: "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands")
- Episode #2.12 (2011) ... (performer: "My Way")
 2012 Scandal (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Spies Like Us (2012) ... ("I Think It's Going To Rain Today", uncredited)
 2012/I Sparkle (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Flesh and Blood (2012) ... (performer: "Ne me quitte pas" ("Don't Leave Me") - uncredited)
 2012 Bliss (performer: "Ne Me Quitte Pas")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock (2012) ... (performer: "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel Like To Be Free")
- Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power (2006) ... (performer: "Old Jim Crow (It¹s All Over Now)", "Mississippi Goddam") / (writer: "Old Jim Crow (It¹s All Over Now)", "Mississippi Goddam")
 2012 Sherlock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Reichenbach Fall (2012) ... (performer: "Sinner Man" - uncredited)
 2011 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Open House (2011) ... (performer: "I Want a Little Sugar In My Bowl" - uncredited)
 2011 Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Gajes del oficio (2011) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2011 The Intouchables (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2011 A Very British Gangster: Part 2 (Documentary) (performer: "Sinnerman" - uncredited)
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (performer: "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair")
 2011 The Killing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Undertow (2011) ... (performer: "If I Should Lose You" - uncredited)
 2011 Alys (TV Series) (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2011 Another Happy Day (performer: "Everything >Must Change")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (performer: "Mississippi Goddam") / (writer: "Mississippi Goddam")
 2007-2010 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #6.2 (2010) ... (performer: "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free")
- Episode #5.18 (2009) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2010 The Last Shot 2 (Short) (performer: "Sinnerman")
 2010 For Colored Girls (performer: "Four Women") / (writer: "Four Women")
 2010 Luther (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood")
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Honeymooners (2010) ... (performer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2010 Barney's Version (performer: "Turn Me On")
 2010 Repo Men (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2010 On Expenses (TV Movie) ("Feeling Good")
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (performer: "SINNERMAN") / (writer: "SINNERMAN")
 2009 Miranda (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Teacher (2009) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Till Death Do Us Start (2009) ... (performer: "If I Should Lose You" - uncredited)
 2009 V.O.S. (performer: "To Love Somebody")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Round Four (2009) ... (performer: "I Put A Spell on You" - uncredited)
 2009 Tales of the Black Freighter (Video short) (performer: "Pirate Jenny")
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris (performer: "To Love Somebody")
 2008 The Starter Wife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Diary of a Mad Ex-Housewife (2008) ... (performer: "Do I Move You?" - uncredited)
 2008 Hold-up à l'italienne (TV Movie) ("Sinnerman")
 2008/II Home (performer: "Wild is the Wind")
 2008 Sex and the City (performer: "The Look of Love (Madison Park vs. Lenny B Remix)")
 2008 Queridos Amigos (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2008 What Just Happened (performer: "Mr. Bojangles")
 2008 First Sunday (performer: "Get By") / (writer: "Get By")
 2007 Men in Trees (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sea Change (2007) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me" - uncredited)
 2007 The World Unseen (performer: "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free")
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The WeHo Ho (2007) ... (performer: "Sinnerman")
 2007 Perfect Stranger (performer: "I Put a Spell on You")
 2007 America the Beautiful (Documentary) (performer: "I Put A Spell On You")
 2007 The Reaping (arranger: "Take Me to the Water") / (performer: "Take Me to the Water")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (performer: "To Love Somebody")
 2007 The Windsurfing Movie (Video) (performer: "Sinnerman")
 2007 A Very British Gangster (Documentary) (arranger: "Sinnerman") / (performer: "Sinnerman")
 2007 En clau de vi (TV Series) (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2006 The Art of Negative Thinking (performer: "Keeper of The Flame")
 2006 The Last Winter (performer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 2006 Golden Door (performer: "Feeling good", "Sinnerman")
 2006 Inland Empire (arranger: "Sinner Man") / (performer: "Sinner Man")
 2006 My Brother (writer: "Get By" - as N. Simone)
 2006 Miami Vice (arranger: "Sinnerman (Felix Da Housecat's Heavenly House Mix)") / (performer: "Sinnerman (Felix Da Housecat's Heavenly House Mix)")
 2006 A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (TV Movie) (performer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2006 Park (performer: "The Pusher")
 2006 Confetti (performer: "Marriage Is for Old Folks")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2006) ... (performer: "Sinnerman")
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (performer: "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free")
 2006 Last Holiday (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2006 Wild Tigers I Have Known (performer: "When I Was in My Prime")
 2005 Kinky Boots (performer: "Wild Is the Wind" (1957), "I Put a Spell on You" (1956))
 2005 Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Get By")
 2005 Indigo Prophecy (Video Game) (performer: "No Good Man")
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Strange Fruit (2005) ... (performer: "Strange Fruit")
 2005 Raveling (Short) (performer: "I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes)")
 2005 The Ballad of Jack and Rose (performer: "I Put a Spell on You" (1956))
 2004 Cellular ("Sinnerman (Felix da Housecat's Heavenly House Mix)", "Sinnerman") / (performer: "Sinnerman (Felix da Housecat's Heavenly House Mix)", "Sinnerman")
 2004 La columna (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 July 2004 (2004) ... (performer: "My Way")
 2004 Before Sunset (performer: "Just In Time")
 2003 Nina Simone: Live at Ronnie Scott's (Video) (performer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me", "For A While")
 2003 Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (Documentary) (performer: "Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl") / (writer: "Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl")
 2003 In the City (performer: "Sugar in My Bowl", "Love Me or Leave Me") / (writer: "Sugar in My Bowl")
 2003 Hormoner og andre demoner (Short) (performer: "Wild Is The Wind")
 2002 Montreal Writer (Documentary short) (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (writer: "Come Ye")
  The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2002) (writer - 2 episodes, 2002)
- The Hunt (2002) ... (performer: "Sugar in My Bowl" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sugar in My Bowl" - uncredited)
- Old Cases (2002) ... (performer: "Sugar in My Bowl") / (writer: "Sugar in My Bowl")
 2002 A Private Affair (performer: "What More Can I Say?", "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)")
 2002 The Salton Sea (performer: "I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl") / (writer: "I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl")
 2002 The Dancer Upstairs (performer: "Who Knows Where the Time Goes" (1967))
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Own Personal Jesus (2001) ... (performer: "Sinner Man")
 2001 The Parole Officer (performer: "Ain't Got No - I Got Life")
 2001 Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (performer: "Feeling Good")
 2001 Desaliñada (Short) (performer: "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)")
 2000 Yoyes (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "DON'T EXPLAIN")
 1999 Pitch People (Documentary) (performer: "Mood Indigo")
 1999 In Too Deep (writer: "To Be Young, Gifted and Black")
 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair ("SINNERMAN") / (performer: "SINNERMAN")
 1999 Jaime (performer: "Feeling Good")
 1998 Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (performer: "Keeper of the Flame")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (performer: "I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good")
 1998 Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (performer: "Love Me or Leave Me")
 1997 One Night Stand (performer: "Exactly Like You")
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi (performer: "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free")
 1996 Stealing Beauty (performer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 1995 The Crossing Guard (writer: "I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl")
 1995 Higher Learning (writer: "TO BE YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK")
 1994 Shallow Grave (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1994 Witch Hunt (TV Movie) (performer: "I Put a Spell on You")
 1993 The Night We Never Met (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1993 Splitting Heirs (performer: "I PUT A SPELL ON YOU")
 1993 Point of No Return (arranger: "BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVE'S HAIR") / (performer: "WILD IS THE WIND", "I WANT A LITTLE SUGAR IN MY BOWL", "FEELING GOOD", "HERE COMES THE SUN", "BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVE'S HAIR") / (writer: "I WANT A LITTLE SUGAR IN MY BOWL")
 1992 Peter's Friends (performer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me")
 1991 Twenty-One (performer: "I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl")
 1989 Valentina (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rembrant e le streghe (1989) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares for Me")
 1971 Dynamite Chicken (performer: "Revolution") / (writer: "Revolution" - as Miss Simone)
 1969 79 primaveras (Short documentary) (performer: "Sinnerman") / (writer: "Sinnerman")
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Other Works:

CD: "Since I Fell for You" (BSP) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Jazz is a white term to define Black people. My music is Black classical music.

Trivia:

Daughter Lisa Celeste (Lisa Stroud), born in 1962.She's a Broadway actress, star of the Broadway musical "Elton John's Aida". See more »

Nickname:

High Priestess of Soul

Star Sign:

Pisces

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