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Syreeta (1946–2004)

After growing up in Pittsburgh, Syreeta Wright moved to Detroit, where she joined Motown Records. Berry Gordy simplified her name, and as Rita Wright she released "I Can't Give Back the Love I Feel For You," written by Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson and Brian Holland. It did OK, and Gordy thought of asking her to join The Supremes when Diana Ross ... See full bio »

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The Holiday
The Holiday Soundtrack
(2006)
You've Got Mail
You've Got Mail Soundtrack
(1998)
Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day Soundtrack
(2010)
Samba
Samba Soundtrack
(2014)

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 2016 Nunca es tarde (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 July 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2014 Samba (performer: "To Know You, Is t Love You") / (writer: "To Know You, Is t Love You" - as Syreeta Wright)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hugh Jackman/Jimmy Page/Barry Gibb/Josh Kaufman (2014) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Auditions 8 (2013) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
- Auditions 5 (2011) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2013) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered")
  Levenslied (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #2.7 (2013) ... (lyrics: "It's a shame" - uncredited) / (music: "It's a shame" - uncredited)
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wonder-ful (2013) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 6: Stevie Wonder Night (2013) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Finale (2012) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
- Superstars' Choice (2012) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed & Delivered (I'm Yours)")
 2012 The Three Stooges (writer: "It's A Shame" - as Syreeta Wright)
 2012 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Get the Girl (2012) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #20.98 (2012) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.176 (2011) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.93 (2011) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.80 (2011) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
 2012 Joyful Noise (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - as Syreeta Wright)
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.179 (2010) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
 2010/I Valentine's Day (writer: "Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours" - as Syreeta Wright)
 2008 The Young and the Restless (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8959 (2008) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2008 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular 1 - African Americans (2008) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2007 Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Raising the Roof (2007) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours")
 2007 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular 2 - Old School (2007) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2006 The Holiday (writer: "It's a Shame" (1970) - as Syreeta White)
 2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9: Viewers' Choice (2005) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 30 Group 1 Performance Show (2005) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2003-2005 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Group 2 Performances (2005) ... (writer: "Love Having You Around")
- Motown (2003) ... (writer: "If You Really Love Me", "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
- First Up... (2003) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2005 Junebug (performer: "Harmour Love")
 2004 Malaysian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final Result Show (2004) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2004 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stevie Wonder Debuts His New Music (2004) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)")
 2002-2004 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Final Three (2004) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
- 12 Finalists Have Been Chosen (2004) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
- Trifecta! (2003) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
- The Live Album! (2002) ... (writer: "If You Really Love Me")
 2004 Naked Fame (Documentary) (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - as S. Write)
 2004 Laws of Attraction (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - as Syreeta Wright)
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation (performer: "Come Inside")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #2 - Motown (2004) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (2003) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Process Stories (2002) ... (writer: "It's a Shame" - uncredited)
 1998 You've Got Mail (writer: "Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours" - as Syreeta Wright)
 1998 Overnight Delivery (Video) (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)" - as Syreeta Wright)
 1998 Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (Video) (performer: "Across the Sea of Time")
 1995 Now and Then (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Full Moon (1995) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
 1994 Crooklyn (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)")
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" - as Syreeta Wright)
 1992 Class Act (writer: "It's a Shame (My Sister)" - as Syreeta Wright)
 1987-1989 Designing Women (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- One Sees, the Other Doesn't (1989) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
- Howard the Date (1987) ... (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)")
 1985 The Last Dragon (performer: "First Time On a Ferris Wheel")
 1984 DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues (Video) (writer: "Signed, Sealed and Delivered")
 1983/II Happy Endings (TV Movie) (performer: "HAPPY ENDINGS", "I'LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN")
 1981 Body and Soul (performer: "You Make Me Feel Born Again" - as Syreeta Wright)
 1981 Time Bandits (performer: "Dream Away" - uncredited)
 1981 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (performer: "It's So Easy")
 1981 Happy Birthday to Me (performer: "Happy Birthday to Me")
 1980 Loving Couples (performer: "AND SO IT BEGINS", "TURN UP THE MUSIC")
 1979-1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 17 January 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "With You I'm Born Again")
- Episode dated 3 January 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "With You I'm Born Again")
- Episode dated 20 December 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "With You I'm Born Again")
 1979 Fast Break ("He Didn't Stay Long Enough to Say Goodbye") / (performer: "With You I'm Born Again" (uncredited), "Go for It", "Go for It (Disco)" (uncredited))
 1978 The Secret Life of Plants (Documentary) (performer: "Come Back as a Flower")
 1978 The Krofft Comedy Hour (TV Movie) (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours")
 1978 Thank God It's Friday (performer: "Let's Make a Deal")
 1975 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- George Carlin/Billy Preston/Janis Ian (1975) ... (writer: "Fancy Lady")
 1975 Aloha, Bobby and Rose (writer: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Single (w/Billy Preston): "With You I'm Born Again". See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Recorded last album in 1983 titled "The Spell". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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