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Chuck Berry

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Often cited as the man who "defined" rock and roll, African American singer/musician Chuck Berry was born Charles Edward Anderson Berry in St. Louis in 1926. Berry was guitarist for several Rhythm & Blues groups in the 1950s, notably Johnny Johnson's. In 1955, Berry recorded his first hit, "Maybelline." While many of his songs were "covered" by white artists in the race-conscious 1950s, Berry himself could still be heard on some emboldened radio stations who weren't concerned about offending the bigots. In movies almost from the moment he hit the charts, Berry was given guest spots in Rock Rock Rock (56) Mr. Rock and Roll (57) and Go, Johnny Go (58). Having appeared with disc jockey Alan Freed in the last two films, Berry was a logical choice to appear in the 1978 Freed biopic American Hot Wax, which starred Gary Busey. Chuck Berry was the whole show in the 1987 "rockumentary" Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll!. Berry died in 2017, at age 90.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Beatles: The Lost Concert
  • Actor
2012
No Score Yet Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum: Live - Legends
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet Rock 'n' Roll Jukebox
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Rod Stewart: One Night Only
  • Director
2004
No Score Yet Jerry Lee Lewis - I Am What I Am
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Rockin' in the USA
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Chuck Berry: Rock & Roll Music
  • Actor
1992
No Score Yet Jerry Lee Lewis: I Am What I Am
  • Actor
1989
No Score Yet John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band: Sweet Toronto
  • Actor
1988
85% Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll
  • Actor
  • Producer
1987
No Score Yet Chuck Berry & Bo Diddley's Rock 'n' Roll All-Star Jam
  • Actor
1985
No Score Yet Born To Rock
  • Actor
1984
No Score Yet American Hot Wax
  • Himself
1978
100% Alice in den Städten (Alice in the Cities)
  • Himself
1974
No Score Yet Let The Good Times Roll
  • Actor
1973
No Score Yet The T.a.m.i Show
  • Actor
1964
No Score Yet T.A.M.I. Show
  • Actor
1964
No Score Yet Go, Johnny, Go!
  • Himself
1959
No Score Yet Go, Johnny, Go!
  • Actor
1958
No Score Yet Mister Rock and Roll
  • Himself
1957
No Score Yet Rock Rock Rock!
  • Himself
1956

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Performer
  • 2002
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Musical Guest
  • Performer
  • 1977

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