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Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas was born on February 18, 1941 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA as Irma Lee. She has been married to Emile Jackson since 1976. She was previously married to Andrew Thomas. See full bio »
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 2014 New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sister III (2014) ... (performer: "Breakaway")
 2013 Serangoon Road (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- My Girl (2013) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
- Heatwave (2013) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
- Shotgun (2013) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
 2013 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Madness of King Windsor (2013) ... (performer: "Ruler Of My Heart")
 2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? (performer: "In the Middle of It All")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (performer: "WISH SOMEONE WOULD CARE") / (writer: "WISH SOMEONE WOULD CARE")
 2008 The Secret Life of Bees (performer: "Breakaway" (1964))
 2007 Shattered (performer: "I'll Take Care of You")
 2006 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- New Orleans Social Club (2006) ... (performer: "Look Up")
 2005 Animal (Video) (performer: "O Holy Night")
 2005 Make It Funky! (Documentary) (performer: "Old Records")
 2005 Slow Burn (performer: "Ruler of My Heart")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hard Cases (2003) ... (performer: "Ruler Of My Heart")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (performer: "Time is on My Side")
 1999 Double Jeopardy (performer: "No Use Talkin'")
 1998 Finding Graceland (performer: "It's Raining")
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Devil's Rainbow (1997) ... (performer: "Ruler of My Heart" - uncredited)
 1997 Mr. Jealousy (performer: "It's Raining")
 1991 The Rapture (performer: "RULER OF MY HEART")
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Down in New Orleans (1988) ... (performer: "Breakaway", "Working in the Coal Mine")
 1986 Down by Law (performer: "It's Raining")
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Album: "Irma Thomas Live - Simply the Best" (Rounder Records) See more »

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Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2007. See more »


The Soul Queen of New Orleans

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