Smokey Robinson

Highest Rated: 100% The Apollo (2019)
Lowest Rated: 29% Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Birthday: Feb 19, 1940
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Got his nickname from an uncle who took him to cowboy films as a child and called him by the "cowboy name" of "Smokey Joe." Although he has co-authored such soul classics as "Ooo Baby Baby" and "Tracks of My Tears," which he performed with the Miracles, and the Temptations' "My Girl," he has only won one Grammy (in addition to a Grammy Living Legend award). Had 27 Top 40 hits with the Miracles, and wrote hits for such artists as Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, Mary Wells and the Marvelettes. Named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Received a National Medal of Arts honor in 2002. Became a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1990. in 2009, received an honorary doctorate degree from Berklee College of Music, where he gave the commencement speech. That same year, he and The Miracles were honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
100% The Apollo Actor 2019
No Score Yet Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul Actor 2019
76% Rejoice & Shout Actor $0.2M 2011
No Score Yet Michael Jackson: The Life Of An Icon Actor 2011
No Score Yet I'm Rick James - The Definitive DVD Actor 2009
No Score Yet Four Tops - Reach Out Actor 2008
No Score Yet Let the Music Play: The Barry White Story Actor 2007
No Score Yet Pushed to the Limit Limo Driver 2006
No Score Yet Smokey Robinson and the Miracles: The Definitive Performances Actor 2006
No Score Yet Love Songs 2 Actor 2005
No Score Yet #1 Country Hits: Country Love Songs Actor 2005
No Score Yet Soulful Sixties Actor 2004
29% Hollywood Homicide Cabbie $30.1M 2003
No Score Yet Smokey Robinson: Food For the Spirit Actor 2003
No Score Yet The Temptations Actor 1998
No Score Yet Smokey Robinson: The Greatest Hits Live Actor 1998
No Score Yet Michael Jackson - The Legend Continues Actor 1989
30% The Borrower Guard 1989
No Score Yet The Rock & Roll Collection: Dick Clark's Golden Greats, Vol. II Actor 1988
No Score Yet Marvin Gaye Actor 1987
No Score Yet Knights of the City Himself 1986
No Score Yet Motown Time Capsule: The 70's Actor 1986
No Score Yet Born To Rock Actor 1984
No Score Yet The Soul of R&B Actor 1984
No Score Yet Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever Actor 1983
No Score Yet T.A.M.I. Show Actor 1964

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Tavis Smiley
2013-2018
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest Performer
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet In Performance at the White House
2010-2016
Producer Performer
  • 2016
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Performer
  • 2014
No Score Yet Dancing With the Stars
2005
Performer
  • 2014
  • 2012
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Performer
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Jay Leno Show
2009-2010
Performer
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Sing-off
2009-2014
Performer
  • 2009
72% American Idol
2002-2016
Appearing Performer
  • 2009
  • 2007
No Score Yet Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry
2001-2007
Performer
  • 2005
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Proud Family
2001-2005
Voice
  • 2003

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