Kirk Franklin

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Kirk Franklin was born on January 26, 1970 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He has been married to Tammy Collins since January 20, 1996. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2021 Bull (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fallen Idols (2021) ... (performer: "I smile")
  I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Episode #4.19 (2019) ... (performer: "Looking for You" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.13 (2019) ... (performer: "Looking for You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Looking for You" - uncredited)
 2019 I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.7 (2019) ... (performer: "Looking for You" - uncredited)
 2019 Elementary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Red Light, Green Light (2019) ... (writer: "Perfect People")
 2019 Breakthrough (producer: "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)")
 2018 The Hate U Give (writer: "More Than I Can Bear")
 2018 God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (performer: "God's Not Dead") / (producer: "God's Not Dead")
 2017 The Star (performer: "We Three Kings") / (producer: "We Three Kings") / (writer: "We Three Kings")
  Greenleaf (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- A House Divided (2017) ... (performer: "123 Victory") / (writer: "123 Victory")
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robert De Niro/Pharrell Williams & Kim Burrell (2016) ... (writer: "I See a Victory")
 2016 Hidden Figures (writer: "I See A Victory")
 2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West (2016) ... (performer: "Highlights", "Ultralight Beam")
 2012 Joyful Noise (performer: "In Love") / (writer: "In Love")
  90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Hello, Goodbye, Amen (2009) ... (performer: "Keep Your Head" - uncredited) / (writer: "Keep Your Head" - uncredited)
 2007 Norbit (performer: "Looking for You") / (writer: "Looking for You")
 2006 My Brother (writer: "Why We Sing")
 2005 States of Grace (performer: "Revolution") / (writer: "Revolution")
 2005 The Gospel (performer: "Still Alive", "Ooh Child (Urban Mix)") / (producer: "Still Alive", "Please Answer", "Peace Like a River") / (writer: "Awesome God (He Reigns)", "Still Alive", "Please Answer", "Peace Like a River", "Everything's Gonna (Be Alright)", "Seasons Change", "Child's Song", "Now Behold the Lamb")
 2004 Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music (Video documentary) (writer: "Stomp Remix", "Holy One")
  The Proud Family (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- The Camp, the Counselor, the Mole and the Rock (2003) ... (performer: "(He Reigns) Our God Is An Awesome God" - uncredited) / (writer: "(He Reigns) Our God Is An Awesome God" - uncredited)
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie) (performer: "Revolution") / (writer: "Revolution")
 2001 Kingdom Come (performer: "Kingdom Come", "Thank You") / (producer: "Kingdom Come", "It's Alright", "Someday", "Every Woman", "Stand", "Thy Will Be Done", "Daddy's Song", "Try Me", "Thank You") / (writer: "Kingdom Come", "It's Alright", "Someday", "Every Woman", "Stand", "Thy Will Be Done", "Daddy's Song", "Try Me", "Thank You")
 1999 Play It to the Bone (writer: "Gonna Be a Lovely Day")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "Revolution") / (writer: "Revolution")
  Sister, Sister (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- My Father's House (1998) ... (performer: "Revolution") / (writer: "Revolution")
 1996 The Preacher's Wife (writer: "Joy")
 1996 Get on the Bus (performer: "My Life Is In Your Hands") / (producer: "My Life Is In Your Hands") / (writer: "My Life Is In Your Hands")
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Other Works:

CD: "Hero"

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1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Kirk Franklin & The Family | Kirk Franklin and Nu Nation


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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