Joe Cocker (1944–2014)

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Joe Cocker was born on May 20, 1944 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, UK. He was an actor, known for Across the Universe (2007), The Bodyguard (1992) and Layer Cake (2004). He was previously married to Pam Baker. He died on December 22, 2014 in Crawford, Colorado, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Across the Universe Bum / Pimp / Mad Hippie
The Bodyguard Soundtrack
Layer Cake Soundtrack
Blown Away Soundtrack


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 2007 Across the Universe
Bum / Pimp / Mad Hippie
 1999 Joe Cocker: What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted (Music Video)
Joe Cocker
 1997 Joe Cocker: Could You Be Loved (Music Video)
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 1997 Joe Cocker: N'oubliez jamais (Music Video)
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 1994 Joe Cocker: Summer in the City (Music Video)
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 1994 Joe Cocker: The Simple Things (Music Video)
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 1989 Artists United for Nature: Yes We Can (Music Video)
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 1989 Joe Cocker: When the Night Comes (Music Video)
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 1987 Joe Cocker: Unchain My Heart (Music Video)
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 1984 Joe Cocker: Edge of a Dream (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(10/86) Music video: "n'oublier jamais" from his album "Across From Midnight" with an appearance by Catherine Deneuve. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe Cocker and The Grease Band | Joe's Grease Band | The Grease Band


5' 8½" (1.74 m)


Pam Baker  (his death)

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Personal Quote:

Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. It's somewhere I can just get away and relax and think. See more »


His favorite albums included "The Genius of Ray Charles" by Ray Charles, "Extension of a Man" by Donny Hathaway, "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You" by Aretha Franklin and "Talking Book" by Stevie Wonder (Source: Mojo magazine). See more »


Contorted himself on stage as if he were wringing his voice out of his body. See more »


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