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Herbie Hancock is an American actor that was born. Herbert Jeffery Hancock, on April 12, 1940, Chicago, IL. He is best known as a piano player, jazz star, and a composer. He has won many Grammy Awards and has performed with many famous musicians beginning with Miles Davis in the 1960s. He achieved fame with the Mtv generation in the 1980s with his... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »


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Death Wish Composer
Colors Composer
'Round Midnight Composer
Blow-Up Composer


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 2019 Something New (Video short)
 2014 Solidarity of Arts (TV Movie)
 2012 Occupy Los Angeles (Documentary) (electronic music)
 2011 On the Shoulders of Giants (Documentary)
 2007 Pioneers for Peace: American Kosen Rufu (Documentary short)
 2006 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (Documentary)
 1997 The Best of Latin Jazz (Video short)
 1995 Herbie Hancock: Dis Is da Drum (Video short)
 1994 Tomcat Alley (Video Game)
 1993 Us3: Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) (Video short)
 1991 Rabbit Ears: Koi and the Kola Nuts (Video short) (music by)
 1991 Livin' Large!
 1990 Deee-Lite: Groove Is in the Heart (Video short)
 1989 Harlem Nights
 1988 Colors
 1986 The George McKenna Story (TV Movie) (music composed by)
 1984 Herbie Hancock: Rockit (Video short)
 1974 Death Wish
 1969 Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert (TV Movie)
 1966 Blow-Up (as Herbert Hancock)
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Other Works:

Album: "Crossings", 1972 (Warner Bros.) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 5 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Herbert Hancock


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Gudrun Mexines  (1 child)

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[on the influence of Clare Fischer] Clare Fischer was a major influence on my harmonic concept. He and Bill Evans, and Ravel and Gil Evans, finally. You know, that's where it really came from. Almost all of the harmony that I play can be traced to one of those four people and whoever their influences were. See more »


He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on September 8, 1994. See more »

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