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Maurice White


Maurice was born in Memphis on December 19, 1941, but moved to Chicago as a teenager. His father, Verdine, was a doctor. For many years, they lived in the South Shore section on the South Side. He attended Crane Junior College and the Chicago Conservatory of Music. It was while he was at the conservatory that he got the call to fill in for a ... See full bio »
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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kevin Costner/Danica McKellar/Alan Cumming & the Broadway Cast of Cabaret (2014) ... (writer: "September", "Reasons", "Fantasy" - uncredited)
 2013 Last Vegas (writer: "September '99 (James Egbert Remix)", "September")
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (writer: "Shining Star")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 37 episodes)
- Episode #21.142 (2013) ... (writer: "September" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.137 (2013) ... (writer: "Serpentine Fire" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.39 (2012) ... (writer: "In the Stone" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.32 (2012) ... (writer: "Serpentine Fire" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.10 (2012) ... (writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited)
 2012 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.7 (2012) ... (writer: "Best of My Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Think Like a Man (writer: "Sing A Song", "That's The Way Of The World")
 2005-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #14.1 (2012) ... (writer: "Best of My Love")
- Round Ten: Finals (2009) ... (writer: "September" - uncredited)
- Round 6 (2008) ... (writer: "Best of My Love" - uncredited)
- Round One (2005) ... (writer: "September")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semifinalist Boys Perform (2012) ... (writer: "Reasons")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Festa i ball (2012) ... (writer: "September")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "Best Of My Love")
 2011 The Intouchables ("September")
 2011 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.5 (2011) ... (writer: "September")
 2010 Icemosis: Hot Ice (Short) (writer: "Time is On Your Side")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.183 (2010) ... (writer: "Fantasy")
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Living Dead (2010) ... (writer: "September")
 2010 Our Family Wedding (writer: "September")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2010) ... (writer: "Best of My Love")
 2009 Mao's Last Dancer (writer: "Let's Groove")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Let's Groove" - uncredited)
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited)
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (writer: "Let's Groove")
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (writer: "Let's Groove")
 2008 $5 a Day (writer: "September")
 2008 Meet Dave (writer: "Shining Star")
 2008 Disco (writer: "September")
 2008 Semi-Pro (writer: "Shining Star")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) ("September")
 2007 Dan in Real Life (writer: "September '99" (1978))
 2007 Esti showder (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #10.2 (2007) ... (writer: "September")
- Nagy fövély-show (2007) ... (writer: "September")
- Nagy szóvivö-show (2007) ... (writer: "September")
 2006 Night at the Museum (writer: "September" (1978))
 2006 The Holiday (writer: "Best of My Love" (1977))
 2006 Elite Beat Agents (Video Game) (writer: "September")
 2006 Babel ("September")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stole a Badge (2006) ... (writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III ("Best of My Love")
 2005 The Ringer (writer: "September")
 2005 Kronk's New Groove (Video) (writer: "Let's Groove")
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story (writer: "Best of My Love")
 2005 Be Cool (writer: "Fantasy" - as M. White) / (writer: "The Best of My Love")
 2005/I Hitch (writer: "Reasons" (1975))
 2004 The 2004 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "September" - uncredited)
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) ("Shining Star")
 2004 Mr 3000 (writer: "Shining Star", "Let's Groove")
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Shining Star" - uncredited)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (writer: "Shining Star")
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (writer: "Sing a Song")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "Reasons")
 2003 Get Up! (writer: "Best of My Love")
 2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie (writer: "Shining Star")
 2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash (producer: "Why", "Fun & Free") / (writer: "Why", "Fun & Free")
 2002 Drumline (writer: "In the Stone")
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (writer: "Shining Star")
 2002 Undercover Brother ("What Ever Happened") / (writer: "What Ever Happened")
 2001 Get Over It (writer: "September")
 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (writer: "Love's Holiday")
 2000 The Color of Friendship (TV Movie) (writer: "Sing a Song")
 1999 Muppets from Space (writer: "Shining Star")
 1999 Summer of Sam (writer: "Best of My Love" (1977))
 1999/I Lost & Found (writer: "September", "Best of My Love")
 1999 Bertelsen - DR2s talkshow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... (writer: "Lørdags-Kanalen")
 1998 The Waterboy (writer: "Let's Groove", "Doin' My Thang")
 1998 Radio Arrow (writer: "Sing a Song")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (writer: "Blessed", "The Best Of My Love", "Spread Your Love", "September", "Reasons", "Sing A Song", "Let's Groove", "That's The Way Of The World" - uncredited)
 1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Honey, He's Not Abdominable... He's Just Misunderstood (1998) ... (writer: "Best of My Love" - uncredited)
 1998 Slam (writer: "Sex, Money & Drugs")
 1997 Boogie Nights (writer: "Best of My Love")
 1997 Soul Food (writer: "September")
 1996 Get on the Bus (producer: "Cruisin'")
 1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame (writer: "MIND BLOWIN" - as M. White)
 1994 Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman (Video) (music: "Let's Fly")
 1992 Hasta luego cocodrilo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zamba de mi esperanza (1992) ... (writer: "Emotions")
 1991 Queens Logic (writer: "Best of My Love", "Shining Star")
 1988 Caddyshack II (producer: "Turn On (The Beat Box)") / (writer: "Turn On (The Beat Box)")
 1988 Coming to America ("All Dressed Up (Ready To Hit The Town)")
 1986 Armed and Dangerous (performer: "I NEED YOU") / (producer: "CANDY'S THEME", "ARMED AND DANGEROUS", "STEPPIN' INTO THE NIGHT", "RESPECT, RESPECT, RESPECT!", "SOME KIND OF DAY", "I NEED YOU", "THE WALLS CAME DOWN (FOR ROCK 'N' ROLL)") / (writer: "CANDY'S THEME", "ARMED AND DANGEROUS")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1984) (music - 1 episode, 1984)
- Heritage (1984) ... (lyrics: "Let Your Feelings Show") / (music: "Let Your Feelings Show")
 1983 Rock & Rule (producer: "Dance, Dance, Dance")
 1981 Private Lessons (writer: "Fantasy" - as M. White)
 1979 Killer of Sheep (writer: "Reasons")
 1977-1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 January 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "September")
- Episode dated 4 January 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "September")
- Episode dated 14 December 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "September")
- Episode dated 16 March 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Fantasy")
- Episode dated 6 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Best of My Love")
 1979 The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song (TV Special) (writer: "September", "Tht's The Way of the World")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (producer: "Got To Get You Into My Life")
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (writer: "Shining Star")
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (1976) ... (writer: "Never Can Say Goodbye / Best Of My Love")
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Earth Wind & Fire | Môrisu Howaito
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Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 (as a member of Earth Wind & Fire). See more »

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