Isaac Hayes

Total Box Office:
 $147.6M
Highest Rated:
86% Wattstax (2000)
Lowest Rated:
4% Soul Survivors (2001)
Birthday:
Aug 20
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
A major figure in American soul music, Isaac Hayes also enjoyed a long and memorable career as an actor and film composer. His score for the motion picture Shaft made him the first African-American to win an Academy Award for music, and was one of the first examples of a pop-based film score that…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum: Live - Legends
  • Actor
-- 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Actor
-- 2010
Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement
  • Actor
-- 2009
Return to Sleepaway Camp
  • The Chef
-- 2008
Kill Switch
  • Actor
-- 2008
44% Soul Men
  • Himself
$12.0M 2008
80's Disco Stars & Hits
  • Actor
-- 2007
Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story
  • Actor
-- 2007
Most Famous Hits - Tom Jones & Friends
  • Actor
-- 2006
Dead Dog
  • Actor
-- 2006
History Makers: Success
  • Actor
-- 2005
Isaac Hayes: Live at Montreux 2005
  • Actor
-- 2005
82% Hustle & Flow
  • Arnel
$22.1M 2004
Anonymous Rex
  • Actor
-- 2004
The Jacksons: America's First Family of Music
  • Actor
-- 2004
Baadasssss Cinema - A Bold Look at 70's Blaxploitation Films
  • Actor
-- 2003
Book of Days
  • Jonah Park
-- 2003
Tom Jones and Friends: Live
  • Actor
-- 2003
Soul Comes Home - A Celebration of Stax Records and Memphis Soul Music
  • Actor
-- 2003
61% Only the Strong Survive - A Celebration of Soul
  • Actor
-- 2002
Dream Warrior (A Man Called Rage)
  • Actor
-- 2002
42% Dr. Dolittle 2
  • Possum
$111.5M 2001
4% Soul Survivors
  • Actor
$2.0M 2001
86% Wattstax
  • Actor
-- 2000
Dead Dog
  • Actor
-- 2000
25% Reindeer Games (Deception)
  • Zook
-- 2000
81% South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
  • Chef
  • Director
-- 1999
Ninth Street
  • Tippytoe
-- 1999
Swear Along With South Park
  • Actor
-- 1999
45% Blues Brothers 2000
  • Actor
-- 1998
36% Six Ways To Sunday
  • Bennet
-- 1997
56% Uncle Sam
  • Actor
-- 1997
Oblivion 2: Backlash (Backlash: Oblivion 2)
  • Actor
-- 1996
32% Flipper
  • Sheriff Buck Cowan
-- 1996
50% Illtown
  • George
-- 1996
71% Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored
  • Preacher Hurn
-- 1996
Soul Survivor
  • Actor
-- 1995
71% It Could Happen to You
  • Angel
-- 1994
Out-of-Sync
  • Actor
-- 1994
Oblivion (Welcome to Oblivion)
  • Buster
-- 1994
48% Robin Hood: Men in Tights
  • Asneeze
-- 1993
31% Posse
  • Cable
-- 1993
52% CB4 - The Movie
  • Owner
-- 1993
Deadly Exposure
  • Johansen
-- 1993
Acting on Impulse
  • Detective Stubbs
-- 1993
Guilty as Charged
  • Aloysius
-- 1992
Out of Time
  • Actor
-- 1991
Fire, Ice And Dynamite
  • Actor
-- 1991
Prime Target
  • Captain Thompkins
-- 1991
Dead Aim
  • Actor
-- 1989
Final Judgement
  • Jefferson
-- 1989
63% I'm Gonna Git You Sucka!
  • Hammer
-- 1988
Dead Aim
  • Actor
-- 1988
Counterforce
  • Ballard
-- 1987
Nightstick
  • Actor
-- 1987
Jailbait - Betrayed by Innocence
  • Actor
-- 1986
Betrayed by Innocence
  • Actor
-- 1986
83% Escape from New York
  • The Duke of New York
-- 1981
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
  • Moriarity
-- 1975
Truck Turner
  • Truck Turner
-- 1974
Isaac Hayes - The Black Moses of Soul
  • Actor
-- 1973
The Black Moses of Soul
  • Actor
-- 1973
Music Scene - Best of 1969-1970
  • Actor
-- 1969


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
  • Minister
1995

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Quotes from Isaac Hayes's Characters

    1. The Duke of New York: They sent in their best man, and when we roll across the 59th Street bridge tomorrow, on our way to freedom, we're going to have their best man leading the way - from the neck up! [cheering erupts] On the hood of my car!
    From Escape from New York. Submitted by Francis L (21 months ago)
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