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Joe Williams (I) (1918–1999)

Joe Williams was born on December 12, 1918 in Cordele, Georgia, USA as Joseph Goreed. He was married to Jillean Hughes Dath and Lemma. He died on March 29, 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »


(age 80) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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 2013 Iron Man 3 (performer: "Jingle Bells (Bombay Dub Orchestra Remix)")
 2007 When Did You Last See Your Father? (performer: "Winter Weather")
 2004 The Butterfly (Short) (performer: "On the Sunny Side Of The Street")
 2000/I The Visit (performer: "Thou Swell")
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (performer: "Too Marvelous For Words")
 1990 Sing Yourself Silly! (Video short) (performer: "Put Down the Duckie" (1986) - uncredited)
 1990 You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown! (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Little Birdie")
 1988 Torch Song Trilogy (performer: "'S Wonderful")
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie) (performer: "Put Down the Duckie")
 1984 City Heat (performer: "City Heat")
 1984 All of Me (performer: "All of Me")
 1981 Sharky's Machine (performer: "8 To 5 I Lose", "Before You")
 1976 The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Original Rompin' Stompin' Hot and Heavy, Cool and Groovy All Star Jazz Show (1976) ... (performer: "Hammerin'", "Every Day I Have the Blues")
 1970 The Red, White, and Black (performer: "Today and Tomorrow")
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.7 (1966) ... (performer: "Bring Back those Minstrel Days")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.36 (1965) ... (performer: "I'm Sticking with You, Baby")
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Guest on the daytime talk program "Keene at Noon".

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