Smokey Robinson


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Multi-talented performer/writer/producer Smokey Robinson's career, and life, is inextricably tied up with Motown Records' founder Berry Gordy (his first two children are named Tamla, for the Gordy-owned label Smokey recorded for, and Berry, for Gordy himself). He and Gordy have had a professional and personal relationship since the late 1950s, when... See full bio »

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Big Time Composer
(1977)
(2003)
(2009)
Hardcore Henry Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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 2019 Anderson.Paak Feat. Smokey Robinson: Make It Better (Video short)
Smokey Robinson (voice)
 2014 Thalians 56th Anniversary Gala (Video)
Mr. Wonderful / Self
 2008 Heal the Land (Short)
Performer
 2008 Celebrities in the Basement (TV Series)
Self interviewee Composer
- Music Makers ... Self interviewee Composer
 2006 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.10444 (2006) ... Smokey Robinson
- Episode #1.10443 (2006) ... Smokey Robinson
 2006 Last Holiday
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 2004 Higglytown Heroes (TV Series)
Grocer Hero
 2004 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.7837 (2004) ... Smokey Robinson
 2003-2004 One on One (TV Series)
Duane's Father
- He's Not Heavy, He's My Half-Brother (2004) ... Duane's Father
- Tears of a Clown (2003) ... Duane's Father
 2003 Hollywood Homicide
Cabbie
 2002 Mr. Bill Does Vegas (Short)
 1999 Smokey Robinson: Sleepin' In (Video short)
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 1992 Smokey Robinson: I Love Your Face (Video short)
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 1991 Smokey Robinson: Double Good Everything (Video short)
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 1990 Smokey Robinson: (It's The) Same Old Love (Video short)
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 1990 Smokey Robinson: Everything You Touch (Video short)
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 1989 Generations (TV Series)
Linc Greer
- Episode #1.95 (1989) ... Linc Greer
 1988 Smokey Robinson: Love Don't Give No Reason (Video short)
Smokey Robinson
 1988 The Four Tops: Indestructible (Video short) (voice)
 1987 Dolly Parton & Smokey Robinson: I Know You by Heart (Video short)
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 1987 Smokey Robinson: Just to See Her (Video short)
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 1987 Smokey Robinson: One Heartbeat (Video short)
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 1986 Smokey Robinson: Sleepless Nights (Video short)
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 1985 Rick James Feat. Smokey Robinson: Glow (Video short)
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 1983 Rick James Feat. Smokey Robinson: Ebony Eyes (Video short)
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 1982 Smokey Robinson: Old Fashioned Love (Video short)
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 1982 Smokey Robinson: Tell Me Tomorrow (Video short)
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 1982 The Billy Crystal Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1982)
 1981 Smokey Robinson: Being with You (Video short)
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 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Sam Jennings
- Smack (1974) ... Sam Jennings
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Hawkins
- Wyatt Earp Syndrome (1974) ... Hawkins
 1971 Smokey Robinson and the Miracles: Tears of a Clown (Video short)
Smokey Robinson (voice)
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Show Show Self (275 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (25 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of Album, "Timeless Love" on Universal Records label, peaking at #109 on the US album chart. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Cameo | See more »

Alternate Names:

USA for Africa | Smokey Robinson & The Miracles | Smokey Robinson and The Miracles | Smokey Robinson and the Miracles | The Miracles | William 'Smokey' Robinson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Spouse:

Frances Robinson | See more »
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Trivia:

He and his singing group, The Miracles, were voted the 32nd Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artists of all time by Rolling Stone. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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