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John Whitehead (III) (1948–2004)

John Whitehead was born on June 2, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as John Cavadus Whitehead. He died on May 11, 2004 in Philadelphia. See full bio »

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 2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pay Pal (2014) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "Back Stabbers", "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Colin Firth/Chloë Grace Moretz/Nas ft. Q-Tip (2014) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #21.131 (2013) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.116 (2013) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.103 (2013) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.72 (2013) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.204 (2012) ... (writer: "Back Stabbers" - uncredited)
 2012/I A Thousand Words (writer: "Bad Luck")
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (writer: "AIN'T NO STOPPIN' US NOW")
 2010 The 4th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Wake Up Everybody")
 2010 Waiting for 'Superman' (Documentary) (writer: "Wake Up Everybody")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (performer: "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" - as Whitehead) / (writer: "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")
 2008 Soul Men (writer: "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")
 2008 Me Two ("Don't Call Me Baby" (original Mix-Edit))
 2008 You Don't Mess with the Zohan (writer: "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now")
 2007 Pride (writer: "BACK STABBERS")
 2006 Akeelah and the Bee (writer: "Wake Up Everybody" (1975))
 2005 The Tom Joyner Sky Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.23 (2005) ... (writer: "I Don't Want To Lose Your Love")
 2004 Mr 3000 (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
 2004 Shrek 2 (writer: "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" (1979))
 2003 Radio (writer: "Wake Up Everybody" (1975))
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
 2002 Brown Sugar (writer: "Never Been")
 2000 Next Friday (writer: "Bad Luck")
 1999/I Life (writer: "Wake Up Everybody")
 1997 Boogie Nights (writer: "Ain't No Stoppin Us Now")
 1993 Carlito's Way (writer: "Back Stabbers")
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "Backstabbers")
 1990 Def by Temptation (producer: "In a Sexy Mood") / (writer: "In a Sexy Mood")
 1981 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Go West Young Man (1981) ... (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now" - uncredited)
 1976-1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 June 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
- Episode dated 31 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
- Episode dated 24 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Ain't No Stopping Us Now")
- Episode dated 10 June 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "The Soul Cuty Walk' (As "Soul City Walking"))
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (writer: "Back Stabbers" (1972))
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