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Ronald Isley

Ronald Isley was born on May 21, 1941, in Cincinnati, Ohio. His love of music was encouraged at early age, by his father, a professional vocalist, and his mother, a church pianist who also provided musical accompaniment for him and his brothers at their early performances. For over 50 years, he has been the lead singer of one of the most ... See full bio »
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 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (writer: "I")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (writer: "Between the Sheets")
 2014 22 Jump Street (writer: "Drop Girl")
 2009-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (writer: "Shout")
- Week 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Shout")
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "That Lady" - uncredited)
 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "Age Ain't A Factor")
 2014 Ride Along (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2013/I The Heat (writer: "Fight the Power (Part 1 & 2)")
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sweet Dreams (2013) ... (writer: "Nobody But Me" - uncredited)
- Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2013 In a World... (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #19.196 (2011) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.178 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Your Thing" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.150 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Your Thing" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.97 (2011) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.158 (2011) ... (writer: "It's Your Thing" - uncredited)
 2011 Hellcats (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- God Must Have My Fortune Laid Away (2011) ... (writer: "Shout")
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Medley: Between the Sheets; What I Miss The Most", "Shout") / (writer: "Voyage to Atlantis", "That Lady", "For the Love of You (Part 1 & 2)", " (At Your Best) You Are Love", "Footsteps In the Dark", "Medley: Between the Sheets; What I Miss The Most", "Shout")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- MoneyBart (2010) ... (writer: "That Lady, Pt. 1 & 2" - uncredited)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright (Video) (writer: "Shout")
 2009 Good Hair (Documentary) (writer: "It's Your Thing")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2008 Pineapple Express (writer: "Tha Crossroads")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "Footsteps in the Dark")
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (2008) ... (writer: "Shout")
 2007 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Truth (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't I Been Good to You" - uncredited)
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (writer: "Shout")
 2007 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2007) ... (writer: "Shout")
 2007 Pride (writer: "IT'S YOUR THING")
 2007 Norbit (writer: "Between the Sheets")
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (writer: "That Lady")
 2007 Freedom Writers ("Hip Hop Hooray")
 2007 Music Within (writer: "It's Your Thing")
 2006 The Departed (writer: "Nobody But Me" (1963))
 2006 The Sentinel (writer: "Fight the Power, Part 1")
 2006 ATL (writer: "At Your Best (You Are Love)")
 2006 Big Momma's House 2 (writer: "It's Your Thing")
 2005 Just Friends (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Truth Is")
 2005 The Man (writer: "It's a New Thing (It's Your Thing)")
 2005 Wedding Crashers (writer: "Shout" (1959))
 2005 Rebound (writer: "Take Me to the Next Phase (Part 1 & 2) (Ignorants featuring Dead Rabbits)")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Fight the Power")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (writer: "That Lady")
 2004 The Big Bounce (writer: "It's Your Thing")
 2003 Radio (writer: "That Lady" (1964))
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (writer: "Nobody But Me")
 2003 Runaway Jury (writer: "It's Your Thing")
 2003 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Maid Man (2003) ... (writer: "Work to Do" - uncredited)
 2003 What a Girl Wants (writer: "Shout")
 2003 Old School (performer: "Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)")
 2003 Biker Boyz (performer: "Big Business" - as Ron Isley) / (writer: "Big Business")
 2002 9/11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Work to Do")
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Want Love (2001) ... (writer: "Shout")
 2001 Bring It On (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cruise (2001) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2001 Recess: School's Out (writer: "Nobody But Me")
 2000 The Ladies Man (writer: "That Lady")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "Make Your Body Sing") / (writer: "Make Your Body Sing" - as R. Isley)
 1999 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mars University (1999) ... (writer: "Shout")
 1999 Boys Don't Cry (writer: "That Lady 'Part 1'")
 1999 Muppets from Space (writer: "It's Your Thing")
 1999 10 Things I Hate About You (writer: "I Know")
 1999 Regine: R2K (Video documentary) (writer: "For The Love Of You")
 1998 BASEketball (writer: "Nobody But Me")
 1998 Out of Sight (writer: "Fight the Power (Part 2)", "It's Your Thing")
 1998 Ride (writer: "Big Poppa")
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie) (writer: "That Lady (Parts 1 & 2)")
 1996 She's the One (writer: "That Lady")
 1996 Spy Hard (writer: "Shout")
 1996 Girls Town (writer: "Biggest Part of Me")
 1995 Friday (writer: "Tryin' to See Another Day" - as R. Isley)
 1994 There Goes My Baby (writer: "Shout")
 1994 Milk Money ("Shout (It Out)")
 1994 Guarding Tess (writer: "Shout")
 1991-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Village of the Giants (1994) ... (writer: "Nobody but Me")
- Teenage Caveman (1991) ... (writer: "Nobody but Me")
- Viking Women vs. the Sea Serpent (1991) ... (writer: "Nobody but Me")
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (writer: "That Lady")
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "Bonita Applebum", "Between the Sheets")
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out (writer: "That Lady")
 1992 Bébé's Kids (performer: "Deeper")
 1992 Sister Act (writer: "Shout")
 1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (writer: "Work to Do")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night Out (1990) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 1990 Coupe de Ville (writer: "Shout")
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Good Morning, Peoria - September 9, 1959 (1989) ... (writer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 1989 Limit Up (writer: "Shout")
 1988 Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (writer: "Shout")
 1986 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 August 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Shout")
 1979 The Wanderers (writer: "Shout - Part 1")
 1978 Animal House (writer: "Shout")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Shout")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #2.28 (1965) ... (writer: "Shout")
- Episode #2.8 (1965) ... (writer: "Shout")
- Episode #1.32 (1965) ... (writer: "Shout")
- Episode #1.24 (1965) ... (writer: "Shout")
- Episode #1.21 (1965) ... (writer: "Shout")
 1964 Seaside Swingers ("Nobody But Me")
 1964 UK Swings Again (Short) (writer: "Shout")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the R. Kelly video "Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Isley Brothers | Ron Isley
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Trivia:

He and the Isley Brothers were nominated in the 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Arts and Entertainment Category. See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Biggs

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