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Marvin Isley (1953–2010)

Marvin Isley was born on August 18, 1953 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was married to Sheila Felton. He died on June 6, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »


(age 56) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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The Wolf of Wall Street
Superbad Soundtrack
Boys Don't Cry
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Freedom Writers
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 2017 Lady Bird (writer: "Tha Crossroads")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Salma Hayek/Mike Birbiglia/Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson (2017) ... (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray" - uncredited)
 2017 Sandy Wexler (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2016 Bridget Jones's Baby (writer: "That Lady, Pts. 1& 2")
 2016 The Brooklyn Banker (writer: "Who's That Lady?")
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The King and I (2016) ... (writer: "That Lady, Pts. 1 & 2")
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marcia, Marcia, Marcia (2016) ... (writer: "That Lady, Pts. 1 & 2" - uncredited)
 2016 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blood Ties (2016) ... (writer: "Fight the Power, Pt. 1" - uncredited)
 2016 Dirty Grandpa (writer: "It Was a Good Day")
 2016 How to Be Single (writer: "i")
 2015/I The Intern (writer: "i")
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What to Expect When You're Expanding (2015) ... (writer: "Between the Sheets" - uncredited)
 2015 Dope (writer: "Hip Hip Hooray")
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (writer: "I")
 2014 Kendrick Lamar: I (Video short) (writer: "I")
 2014 Love, Rosie (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2014 Sex Tape (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (writer: "Between the Sheets")
 2014 22 Jump Street (writer: "Drop Girl")
 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (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 In a World... (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Who's That Lady")
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (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")
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Like a G6 (2010) ... (writer: "Luxurious")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "That Lady" - uncredited)
 2009 La Mission (writer: "Fight the Power")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2008 Pineapple Express (writer: "Tha Crossroads")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Footsteps in the Dark", uncredited)
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2007 Norbit (writer: "Between the Sheets")
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (writer: "That Lady")
 2007 Freedom Writers ("Hip Hop Hooray")
 2006 The Sentinel (writer: "Fight the Power, Part 1")
 2006 ATL (writer: "At Your Best (You Are Love)")
 2005/I Just Friends (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Truth Is")
 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: "Between The Sheets", "It Was A Good Day" - uncredited)
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Fight the Power")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (writer: "That Lady")
 2003 Radio (writer: "That Lady" (1964))
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002)
- Man kan ha kul utan sprit (2002) ... (lyrics: "Caravan of Love") / (music: "Caravan of Love")
 2000 The Ladies Man ("That Lady")
 1999 Boys Don't Cry (writer: "That Lady 'Part 1'")
 1999 Pourquoi pas moi? (writer: "That Lady")
 1998 La vida en el aire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (writer: "Need a Little Taste of Love")
 1998 Out of Sight (writer: "Fight the Power (Part 2)")
 1998 Ride (writer: "Big Poppa")
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie) (writer: "That Lady (Parts 1 & 2)")
 1997 The Sixth Man (writer: "Make Me Say It Again Girl (Part 1)")
  Strisser på Samsø (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1997) (performer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Besøg fra Bruxelles (1997) ... (music: "Caravan of Love") / (performer: "Caravan of Love")
 1996 She's the One (writer: "That Lady")
 1996 Girls Town (writer: "Biggest Part of Me")
 1990-1995 Soul Train (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Freddie Jackson/Brownstone/Kut Klose (1995) ... (writer: "Hey Alright")
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly/Big Daddy Kane/Body (1990) ... (writer: "Footsteps in the Dark")
 1993 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 Adeus Princesa (writer: "CARAVAN OF LOVE")
 1979-1986 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "The Caravan of Love")
- Episode dated 29 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)")
- Episode dated 15 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)")
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