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David Porter was born on November 21, 1941 in the USA as David Dixon Porter. See full bio »

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Known For

Nerve Soundtrack
(2016)
Tank Girl Soundtrack
(1995)
The Blues Brothers Soundtrack
(1980)
Baby Driver Soundtrack
(2017)

Filmography

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 2019 Sample (writer: "As Long As I've Got You") (post-production)
 2018 Bad Times at the El Royale (writer: "Hold On, I'm Coming")
 2016-2018 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2018: Live Semi-Final 5 (2018) ... (writer: "Gettin' Jiggy wit It" - uncredited)
- 2016: Auditions 5 (2016) ... (writer: "Hold On! I'm a Comin'" - uncredited)
 2018 Westworld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Akane no Mai (2018) ... (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2018 Whitney (Documentary) (writer: "Here I Am (Take Me)")
 2018 Game Over, Man! (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2018 Gringo (writer: "Gettin' Jiggy wit It")
 2017/I Naked (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'")
 2017 All Eyez on Me (performer: "Who Shot Ya") / (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2017 Baby Driver ("B-A-B-Y", "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby")
 2017 The Breaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Alley (2017) ... (writer: "Blind Alley")
 2016 Mafia III (Video Game) (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'", "Soul Man")
 2016/I Nerve (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (writer: "Rump Shaker")
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chris Evans/Marc Maron/Little Big Shots/Lecrae (2016) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2016 Elvis & Nixon (writer: "Hold On I'm Coming" - as Dave Porter)
 2013-2016 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Miseducation of Susan Ross (2016) ... (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'" - uncredited)
- Top of the Hour (2013) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2016 How to Be Single (writer: "Hold On (I'm Comin')")
 2015 Straight Outta Compton (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.3 (2015) ... (writer: "Gotta Work" - uncredited)
 2015 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (writer: "Wrap It Up")
 2014 Annie (writer: "Rump Shaker" (Album Version))
 2014 Today at Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 10 (2014) ... (writer: "Hold On! I'm a Comin'" - uncredited)
 2014 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sam Moore (2014) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2014 Take Me to the River (Documentary) (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'", "Soul Man")
 2014 Chef (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2014 Live from Daryl's House (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Billy Gibbons (2014) ... (writer: "I Thank You")
 2014 Yves Saint Laurent (producer: "Blind Alley" )
 2013 American Hustle (writer: "I Was Born to Love You")
 2013 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fiddler's Green (2013) ... (writer: "B-A-B-Y (Soul Mix)")
 2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It Has to Be Now (2013) ... (writer: "Wrap It Up" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Showdowns, Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Hold On, I'm a Comin'")
 2012-2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Gotta Work" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2013 BioShock Infinite (Video Game) ("Rory O'More / Saddle The Pony") / (producer: "Rory O'More / Saddle The Pony")
 2010-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #21.113 (2013) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.199 (2012) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.102 (2012) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.149 (2011) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.89 (2011) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2012 The Man with the Iron Fists (writer: "Your Good Thing Is About To End")
 2012 Stand Up Guys (writer: "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby")
 2012 The Sapphires (writer: "Soul Man", "Soul Sister, Brown Sugar", "Hold On, I'm Coming")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cançons de viatge (2012) ... (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'")
 2012 American Reunion (writer: "Rump Shaker")
 2012 Legendy Retro FM (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... (writer: "Hold On I'm Coming")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #19.36 (2011) ... (writer: "Hold On, I'm A Comin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.23 (2011) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2011 Losers Take All (performer: "Long As You're The One Somebody In The World") / (writer: "Long As You're The One Somebody In The World")
 2010 Human Target (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ilsa Pucci (2010) ... (writer: "Gotta Work" - uncredited)
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.32 (2010) ... (writer: "Never Like This Before")
 2010 Due Date (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'")
 2010 Vanishing on 7th Street (writer: "Your Good Thing (Is About To End)")
 2010 Love Ranch (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'")
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'")
 2009 Skate 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'")
 2009 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (writer: "A Place Nobody Can Find")
 2009 Extract (writer: "I Thank You" (1966))
 2009 Fighting (writer: "Gotta Work")
 2009 Notorious (performer: "Who Shot Ya")
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Happy Birthday, Nate (2008) ... (writer: "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby" - uncredited)
 2008 Soul Men (writer: "Hold On I'm Coming")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 (2008) ... (writer: "Soul Man")
 2008 Patrik, Age 1.5 (writer: "B.A.B.Y")
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 Results (2008) ... (writer: "Soul Man")
 2008 Julia (writer: "When something is wrong with my baby" - as D. Porter)
 2008 First Sunday (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2007 If It Ain't Stiff (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "B-A-B-Y")
 2007 American Gangster (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'" (1966))
 2007 Bling: A Planet Rock (Documentary) (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2007 Illegal Tender (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2007 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 6 (2007) ... (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'")
 2007 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Exposé (2007) ... (writer: "Rump Shaker")
 2007 Talk to Me (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'")
 2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore? (2007) ... (writer: "B-A-B-Y" - uncredited)
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guess Who's Coming Out of Joy (2007) ... (writer: "Rump Shaker" - uncredited)
 2007 Introducing the Dwights (writer: "Baby")
 2006 Jools's Annual Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jools' 14th Annual Hootenanny (2006) ... (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'", "I Thank You", "Soul Man")
 2006/I The Guardian (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'")
 2006 Stick It (writer: "The Game")
 2004-2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 11 Performance Show: The 60's (2005) ... (writer: "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby", "Hold On, I'm Comin'")
- Top 12 Performance Show: Australian Made (2004) ... (writer: "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby")
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (TV Special) (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (writer: "Rump Shaker")
 2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (writer: "Hold On I'm Comin'")
 2003 Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics (Video) (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 2002 We Were Soldiers (writer: "Hold On I'm Coming")
 2002 La bande du drugstore (writer: "I thank you")
 2002 Rhythm and Blues 40: A Soul Spectacular (TV Special) (writer: "Soul Man")
 2002 Only the Strong Survive (Documentary) (writer: "Soul Man", "Hold On I'm Coming", "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby", "B-A-B-Y")
 1999 Superstar (writer: "Gettin' Jiggy wit It")
 1999 Soul Music Festival: Part 5 (TV Special) (writer: "Soul Man")
 1999 Heart (writer: "Wrap It Up")
 1999 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pax Soprana (1999) ... (writer: "Willy Nilly")
 1998 King of the Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leanne's Saga (1998) ... (writer: "Wrap It Up")
 1997 Darkdrive (writer: "You're Taking Up Another Man's Place" - as Porter)
 1997 Orgazmo (writer: "C.R.E.A.M.")
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie) (writer: "Hold on I'm Coming" - as S. Porter)
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Big Angry Virgin from Outer Space (1996) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 1996 A Family Thing (writer: "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby")
 1996 Two If by Sea (writer: "You Got Me Hummin'")
 1995 Dead Presidents (writer: "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby")
 1995/I Panther (writer: "I Thank You")
 1995 Tank Girl (writer: "B-A-B-Y")
 1994 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bart's Girlfriend (1994) ... (writer: "Troll Man")
 1993 Space Rangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Banshies (1993) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 1991-1992 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kevin Delivers (1992) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- When Worlds Collide (1991) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 1992 White Men Can't Jump (writer: "I Take What I Want")
 1991 Livin' Large! (writer: "Hold on I'm Coming")
 1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Banks Shot (1991) ... (writer: "Soul Man")
 1989 The Preppie Murder (TV Movie) (writer: "Wrap It Up")
 1989 Wired (writer: "Soul Man", "You Don't Know Like I Know")
 1989 Casualties of War (writer: "Hold On I'm Coming")
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soul Man (1989) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Witch Is of Van Oaks (1987) ... (writer: "Soul Man")
 1987 Newhart (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prima Darryl (1987) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 1986 Soul Man ("Soul Man")
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video) (writer: "Soul man")
 1980 One-Trick Pony (writer: "Soul Man")
 1980 The Blues Brothers (writer: "Soothe Me", "Hold On! I'm Comin'" (uncredited))
 1978-1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave (1980) ... (writer: "You Don't Know Like I Know", "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- Carrie Fisher/The Blues Brothers (1978) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Young Master Carlson (1979) ... (writer: "Soul Man" - uncredited)
- I Want to Keep My Baby (1979) ... (writer: "B-A-B-Y" - uncredited)
 1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 December 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "B-A-B-Y")
 1978 Things We Did Last Summer (TV Movie) (writer: "Soul Man")
 1974-1978 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 September 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "I Thank You")
- Episode #1.18 (1974) ... (writer: "Nutbrush City Limits")
 1978 What's Up Superdoc! (lyrics: "Hold On I'm Coming" - as Porter) / (music: "Hold On I'm Coming" - as Porter)
 1975 French Shampoo (Homage to W. B.) (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'" - uncredited)
 1974 The Lover (writer: "Hold On, I'm Comin'" - uncredited)
 1972 Fillmore (Documentary) (writer: "You Got Me Hummin'")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.35 (1965) ... (writer: "Every Ounce of Strength")
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Personal Quote:

Guys like Jackie Wilson, Clyde McPhatter, Joe Tex, Solomon Burke - when you hear them sing that first note, you instantly know who it is. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 9, 2005 in New York City alongside Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, Bill Withers, John Fogerty, Steve Cropper and longtime collaborator Isaac Hayes. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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