Bobby McFerrin


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Bobby McFerrin was born on March 11, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Keith McFerrin Jr. He has been married to Debbie Green since October 18, 1975. They have three children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 10 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Dawn of the Dead Soundtrack
(2004)
Cocktail Soundtrack
(1988)
Jarhead Soundtrack
(2005)
The Square Soundtrack
(2017)

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  Mr. Robot (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- 401 Unauthorized (2019) ... (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2019 The Two Popes (arranger: "Prelude to Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466 (Vocal)") / (performer: "Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488 (Vocal)", "Prelude to Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466 (Vocal)")
 2018 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Killer Fish (2018) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 2018 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (2018) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 2018 BaseBoys (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ny pige i klassen (2018) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2018 Zoe Ball on ... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sunday 4 (2018) ... (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy" - uncredited)
 2017 The Square (performer: "Ave Maria", "Improvisació 1") / (writer: "Improvisació 1")
  Le Van (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2016 Kovy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- USA Trip - Zacínáme (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2015 El making of del disc de La Marató (TV Short documentary) (writer: "Somriure és fàcil (Don't Worry Be Happy)")
  Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- "Fight the Power" by Public Enemy (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2014 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Act of Killing (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2014 The Humbling (performer: "Circlesong 6") / (writer: "Circlesong 6")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Kristen Bell/Steve Harvey/Demi Lovato (2014) ... (performer: "Drive") / (writer: "Drive")
 2014 Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory (Documentary) (performer: "Pentatonic Romp") / (writer: "Pentatonic Romp")
  Gameballcz (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- SimCity - 2. díl Zhulení úredníci? Be happy! (2013) ... (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2013 Gympl s (r)ucením omezeným (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nejlepsí kamarád (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
  The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Watashi no Fujisan (2013) ... (performer: "Freedom Is a Voice") / (writer: "Freedom Is a Voice")
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 8: Trio Dance (2013) ... ("Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2012 The Act of Killing (Documentary) (lyrics: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - as McFerrin) / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - as McFerrin)
 2012 Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree (Documentary) (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Bon rotllo (2012) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2011 3satfestival (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- GlasBlasSing Quintett: Keine Macht den Dosen (2011) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 2011 First Position (Documentary) (performer: "Allegro Prestissimo from Sonata for Two Cellos")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Two of 12 Voted Off (2011) ... (performer: "Thinkin' About Your Body")
- The Top 14 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Blackbird")
- Results Show: Two Dancers Eliminated (2008) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2010 Lemmy (Documentary) (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1997) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Good, the Sad and the Drugly (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
- Lisa's Sax (1997) ... ("Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2008 Três Irmãs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2008 WALL·E (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2007 Battle in Seattle ("Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2007 Forsthaus Falkenau (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Goldrausch (2007) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2006 Flushed Away (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2006 Barnyard (performer: "Freedom Is a Voice") / (writer: "Freedom Is a Voice")
 2005 Jarhead (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2005 Guess Who (performer: "Turtle Shoes") / (writer: "Turtle Shoes")
 2004 Dawn of the Dead (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2003 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sting (2003) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Bee Happy")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1988 (2002) ... (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Life (2001) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 2001 Kindergarten (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "HUSH") / (writer: "HUSH")
  Night Visions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Dead Air/Renovation (2001) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 2001 Hush! (performer: "Hush Little Baby")
 1999 Private Dicks: Men Exposed (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Drive") / (writer: "Drive")
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video) (lyrics: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (music: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 1997 Welcome to Sarajevo (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short documentary) (performer: "Minuet" from "String Quartet No. 1 in E Major")
 1995 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stewart Moves Away (1995) ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 1994 Sei hoi yut gar (TV Series) (performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy")
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther (performer: "The Pink Panther Theme")
 1992 Trollies Radio Show Sing-A-Long (Video short) (lyrics: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (music: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 1989 Knastmusik (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kaiserwalzer ... (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 1989 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (Documentary) (performer: "Common Threads") / (writer: "Common Threads")
 1989 Zeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Athene II (1989) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 1988 Tommys Hollywood Report (TV Short) (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 1988 Twins (performer: "TURTLE SHOES") / (writer: "TURTLE SHOES")
 1988 Empty Nest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Harry's Vacation (1988) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited)
 1988 Cocktail (performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy") / (writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy")
 1986 'Round Midnight (performer: "'Round Midnight", "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "Chan's Song" ("Never Said"))
 1984 The Cosby Show (TV Series) (performer: "Kiss Me")
Show Show Composer (12 credits)
Show Show Music department (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Self (56 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Album: "Beyond Words," 2002. See more »

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Trivia:

Father of Madison McFerrin, Jevon McFerrin and Taylor McFerrin. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his vocal percussion and a cappella singing

Star Sign:

Pisces

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