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Jimmy Witherspoon (1921–1997)

Jimmy Witherspoon was born on August 18, 1921 in Gurdon, Arkansas, USA. He was married to Diana Williams. He died on September 18, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Fido
Fido Soundtrack
(2006)
Devil in a Blue Dress
(1995)
Georgia
Georgia Trucker
(1995)
To Sleep with Anger
(1990)

Filmography

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 2016 Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (TV Movie) (writer: "T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do" - as Witherspoon)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Pink Cupcakes (2014) ... (performer: "Destruction Blues" - uncredited) / (writer: "Destruction Blues" - uncredited)
 2006 Fido (performer: "Sweet Lovin' Baby") / (writer: "Sweet Lovin' Baby" - as James J. Witherspoon)
  Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Do You Wanna Dance (2000) ... (performer: "SPOON'S LIFE BLUES") / (writer: "SPOON'S LIFE BLUES")
 1998 B. Monkey (performer: "I'M GOIN ROUND IN CIRCLES")
 1997 My Son the Fanatic (performer: "T'Aint Nobody's Business")
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress (performer: "AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS") / (writer: "AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS")
 1995 Georgia ("AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS")
 1990 To Sleep with Anger (performer: "See See Rider")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (1965) ... (performer: "Love Me Right", "When the Saints Go Marchin' In")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.33 (1965) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Down with the Blues", "Love Me Right")
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Other Works:

Album: "Take This Hammer" (Constellation Records)

Alternate Names:

James J. Witherspoon
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Blues singer; started professional career during World War II. See more »

Nickname:

Spoon

Star Sign:

Leo

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