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Cootie Williams (1910–1985)

Cootie Williams was born on June 24, 1910 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Charles Melvin Williams. He died on September 14, 1985 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2011 L.A. Noire (Video Game) (as Charles Cootie Williams, "Juice Head Baby") / (performer: "Juice Head Baby")
 2007 Tete Montoliu, una mirada (Video) (writer: "Round Midnight")
 2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary) (writer: "Round Midnight")
 2005 Unleashed ("Round Midnight")
 2001 The Score (writer: "'Round Midnight")
 1999 Southpaw (Documentary) (writer: "Round Midnight")
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress (writer: "ROUND MIDNIGHT")
 1989 The Dream Team (writer: "ALL THE WAY" - as Melvin Williams)
 1988 Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Documentary) (writer: "'Round Midnight")
 1986 'Round Midnight (writer: "'Round Midnight")
 1980 Joe Albany... a Jazz Life (Documentary) (music: "'Round Midnight")
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (writer: "Downtown Uproar" (1938))
 1974 The Destructors (music: "'Round Midnight")
 1971 The Omega Man (writer: "'Round Midnight")
  Jazz Party (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Episode #1.23 (1958) ... (performer: "Fine and Dandy", "Body and Soul", "Cootie's Big Time Blues", "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)", "Air Mail Special", "Bugle Call Rag") / (writer: "Cootie's Big Time Blues")
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