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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 »


Known For

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


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 2019 Something New (Music Video)
 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 (Music Video)
 1994 Tomcat Alley (Video Game)
 1993 Us3: Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) (Music Video)
 1991 Livin' Large!
 1991 Rabbit Ears: Koi and the Kola Nuts (Video short) (music by)
 1990 Deee-Lite: Groove Is in the Heart (Music Video)
 1989 Harlem Nights
 1988 Colors
 1986 The George McKenna Story (TV Movie) (music composed by)
 1984 Herbie Hancock: Rockit (Music Video)
 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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Alternate Names:

Herbert Hancock


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Gigi Hancock  (1 child)


Jessica Hancock


Jean Hancock (sibling)

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Playing in stage with Mwandishi ginally the Herbie Hancock Sextet] meant treading a fine line between brilliance an chaos. Everything was intuitive, in the moment. Nothing was planned. When it worked it was so, so powerful. When it didn't, it was truthfully kind of a mess. Adding synthesizers opened up whole new territories for us to explore. It was when they came along that I saw that the dream ... See more »


Collaborated with Sting, Paul Simon, Carlos Santana, Damien Rice and Annie Lennox for his album "Possibilities" (2005). See more »

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