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Lionel Richie

Highest Rated:   60% The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Lowest Rated:   33% Thank God It's Friday (1978)
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Childhood home was actually on the Tuskegee University campus. Grandfather had worked with the college's founder, Booker T. Washington. Hoped at one point to become an Episcopal minister. Taught himself to play the piano by ear. First called the Mystics, his band became the Commodores after the word was picked at random out of a dictionary. The Commodores lost all their equipment to van thieves on a 1969 trip to New York. The Commodores opened for the Jackson Five on many tours in the early 1970s. Richie's compositions rose to the No. 1 position on the U.S. pop singles chart at least once in every year between 1977 and 1985. In 1985, composed (with Michael Jackson) and recorded "We Are the World," a recording benefiting African famine relief. Received the George and Ira Gershwin Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. Has raised millions of dollars for the benefit of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. In 2010, he took part in a remix of "We Are the World" (featuring the likes of Justin Bieber, Pink and Lady Gaga) for the benefit of those hit by an earthquake in Haiti.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Pavarotti & Friends
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet Michael Jackson: The Life and Times of the King of Pop
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Lionel Richie - Live in Paris
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Luciano Pavarotti: The Last Tenor
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet MTV 20 - Pop
  • Actor
2001
60% The Preacher's Wife
  • Britsloe
1996
No Score Yet Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
  • Actor
1983
33% Thank God It's Friday
  • Himself as one of the Commodores
1978

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Performer
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Voice
2011
  • Actor
  • Appearing
  • 2015
  • 2012
No Score Yet The View
1997
  • Performer
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
  • Guest
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Performer
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2009
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
  • Performer
  • 2012
No Score Yet Top Gear
2002
  • Actor
  • Guest
  • 2011
No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are?
2010
  • Appearing
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars
2005
  • Performer
  • Actor
  • 2008
  • 2006
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Performer
  • 2007
No Score Yet The Simpsons
1989
  • Voice
  • 2007
No Score Yet 20/20
1978
  • Guest
  • 2006
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Performer
  • Musical Guest
  • 1982

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