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Ernie Isley

Ernie Isley was born on March 7, 1952 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Ernest Isley. He is married to Tracy. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2018 Still Game (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- South Africa (2018) ... (writer: "Caravan Of Love")
 2018 Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wherever It Leads (2018) ... (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray" - uncredited)
 2017 Lady Bird (writer: "Tha Crossroads" - as Ernest Isley)
 2017 Okja (writer: "Harvest For The World")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Salma Hayek/Mike Birbiglia/Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson (2017) ... (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray" - uncredited)
 2017 Sandy Wexler (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2016 Boo! A Madea Halloween (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2016 Bridget Jones's Baby (writer: "That Lady, Pts. 1& 2" - as Ernest Isley)
 2016 The Brooklyn Banker (writer: "Who's That Lady?")
 2016 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bring the Pain (2016) ... (writer: "Tha Crossroads")
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The King and I (2016) ... (writer: "That Lady, Pts. 1 & 2")
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marcia, Marcia, Marcia (2016) ... (writer: "That Lady, Pts. 1 & 2" - uncredited)
 2016 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blood Ties (2016) ... (writer: "Fight the Power, Pt. 1" - uncredited)
 2016 Dirty Grandpa (writer: "It Was a Good Day" - as Ernest Isley)
 2016 How to Be Single (writer: "i")
 2015/I The Intern (writer: "i")
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What to Expect When You're Expanding (2015) ... (writer: "Between the Sheets" - uncredited)
 2015 Dope (writer: "Hip Hip Hooray")
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (writer: "I")
 2014 Kendrick Lamar: I (Video short) (writer: "I")
 2014 Love, Rosie (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2014 Sex Tape (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (writer: "Between the Sheets")
 2014 22 Jump Street (writer: "Drop Girl")
 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Age Ain't A Factor")
 2014 Ride Along (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray")
 2013/I The Heat (writer: "Fight the Power (Part 1 & 2)")
 2013 In a World... (writer: "It Was A Good Day" - as Ernest Isley)
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Who's That Lady" - as Ernest Isley)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.186 (2012) ... (performer: "The High Road")
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (writer: "Big Poppa" - as Ernest Isley)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "It Was A Good Day")
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Voyage to Atlantis", "That Lady", "For the Love of You (Part 1 & 2)", " (At Your Best) You Are Love", "Footsteps In the Dark", "Medley: Between the Sheets; What I Miss The Most")
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Like a G6 (2010) ... (writer: "Luxurious")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Ten: Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "That Lady" - uncredited)
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2008 Pineapple Express (writer: "Tha Crossroads")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Footsteps in the Dark", uncredited)
 2007 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Truth (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't I Been Good to You" - uncredited)
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Big Poppa")
 2007 Norbit (writer: "Between the Sheets" - as Ernest Isley)
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (writer: "That Lady" - as Ernest Isley)
 2007 Freedom Writers ("Hip Hop Hooray")
 2006 The Sentinel (writer: "Fight the Power, Part 1")
 2006 ATL (writer: "At Your Best (You Are Love)")
 2005/I Just Friends (writer: "Hip Hop Hooray" - as Ernest Isley)
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Truth Is")
 2005 Rebound (writer: "Take Me to the Next Phase (Part 1 & 2) (Ignorants featuring Dead Rabbits)")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Between The Sheets" - uncredited)
 2004/I Taxi (writer: "Fight the Power")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (writer: "That Lady" - as Ernest Isley)
 2003 Radio (writer: "That Lady" (1964))
 2003 Old School (performer: "Down Low (Nobody Has To Know)")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002)
- Man kan ha kul utan sprit (2002) ... (lyrics: "Caravan of Love") / (music: "Caravan of Love")
 2000 The Ladies Man (as Ernest Isley, "That Lady")
 2000 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (writer: "Between the Sheets")
 2000 Next Friday (writer: "Make Your Body Sing" - as E. Isley)
 1999 Boys Don't Cry (writer: "That Lady 'Part 1'")
 1999 Pourquoi pas moi? (writer: "That Lady")
 1998 Out of Sight (writer: "Fight the Power (Part 2)" - as Ernest Isley)
 1998 Ride (writer: "Big Poppa")
 1997 Breast Men (TV Movie) (writer: "That Lady (Parts 1 & 2)")
 1997 The Sixth Man (writer: "Make Me Say It Again Girl (Part 1)")
 1997 Strisser på Samsø (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Besøg fra Bruxelles (1997) ... (performer: "Caravan of Love" - as the group, Isley Jasper Isley)
 1997 Chasing Amy (performer: "Let's Go" (1979))
 1996 She's the One (writer: "That Lady")
 1996 Girls Town (writer: "Biggest Part of Me")
 1990-1995 Soul Train (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Freddie Jackson/Brownstone/Kut Klose (1995) ... (writer: "Hey Alright")
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly/Big Daddy Kane/Body (1990) ... (writer: "Footsteps in the Dark")
 1995 Friday (writer: "Tryin' to See Another Day" - as E. Isley)
 1993 Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (writer: "That Lady")
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "Bonita Applebum", "Between the Sheets")
 1993 Blood In, Blood Out (writer: "That Lady")
 1992 Adeus Princesa (writer: "CARAVAN OF LOVE")
 1979-1986 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "The Caravan of Love")
- Episode dated 29 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)")
- Episode dated 15 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "It's a Disco Night (Rock Don't Stop)")
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Alternate Names:

The Isley Brothers | Ernest Isley

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