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Michael W. Smith

Biography

Popular Christian singer-songwriter and keyboardist, popular for his song “Open up The Eye Of My Heart Lord.” He offers received three Grammy Honours and forty Dove Honours. He has offered a lot more than thirteen million information during the period of his profession. He created his strengths like a songwriter at Marshall University or college. He started composing music in 1981 for Meadowgreen Music. He continues to be named among People Magazine’s Many Gorgeous People. He wedded Deborah Davis on Sept 3, 1982 plus they experienced five children collectively. He wrote several gospel tunes for Amy Give.

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Full Name Michael W. Smith
Date Of Birth October 7, 1957
Place Of Birth West Virginia
Height 1.85 m
Profession Rock Singer
Education Marshall University
Nationality American
Spouse Deborah Kay Davis
Children Whitney Katherine Smith-Mooring, Ryan Smith, Emily Allison Smith, Anna Elizabeth Smith, Tyler Michael Smith
Parents Paul Smith, Barbara Smith
Siblings Kim Smith
Awards Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Male, American Music Award for Favorite Adult Contemporary New Artist, GMA Dove Award for Christmas Album of the Year
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing For A Children's Series, GMA Dove Award for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year, GMA Dove Award for Inspirational Album of the Year
Movies Only Once, Joshua, The Second Chance, Michael W. Smith: A New Hallelujah, Angus Buchan's Ordinary People, 90 Minutes in Heaven, Saving Faith, Millennium Chorus: The Greatest Story Ever Sung, Michael W. Smith: Live in Concert: A 20 Year Celebration, WOW Hits 2010
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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund2016TV Movie performer: "Friends" / writer: "Friends"
Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Living Hope2014Documentary performer: "We Sing"
The Other End of the Line2008performer: "Breathe"
Billy: The Early Years2008performer: "Amazing Love"
The Cross and the Towers2006Documentary performer: "There She Stands"
The Second Chance2006performer: "TOTAL PRAISE", "FOLLOW ME", "IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL", "THE SOLD ROCK MY HOPE IS BUILT", "ALL IN THE SERVE" / writer: "ALL IN THE SERVE"
Joshua2002/Iperformer: "Love Is Moving" / writer: "Love Is Moving"
Left Behind: The Movie2000Video performer: "Never Been Unloved Bruce's Song" / writer: "Never Been Unloved Bruce's Song"
Only Once1998performer: "Do You Dream Of Me", "Straight To The Heart" / writer: "Do You Dream Of Me", "Straight To The Heart"
McGee and Me!TV Series music - 1 episode, 1990 performer - 1 episode, 1990
Headin' Home for the Holidays1986TV Movie writer: "Find a Way", "Emmanuel", "The Christmas Hymn"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beautifully Broken2017post-productionPastor Henry
Saving Faith2017post-productionMichael
The Passion2016/ITV MovieDisciple
90 Minutes in Heaven2015Cliff McArdle
Revealing Jesus: A Live Worship Experience2013VideoMichael W. Smith
The Second Chance2006Ethan Jenkins
Secret Adventures: Shrug1994Video shortBilly Holden

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Michael W. Smith - A New Hallelujah: The Live Worship DVD2009Video executive producer
Kabul 242009Documentary producer
Relapse2008Video short executive producer
Relapse: Behind the Scenes2008Video documentary short executive producer
Michael W. Smith - Live in Concert: A 20 Year Celebration2004Video executive producer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
90 Minutes in Heaven2015
The Second Chance2006
Joshua2002/I
Michael W. Smith: Change Your World Live1993Video

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Joshua2002/Imusician

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
After2012/Ivery special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund2016TV MovieHimself
Fox and Friends2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Contemporary Christian Singer
Holy Ghost2014DocumentaryHimself
Huckabee2014TV SeriesHimself - Contemporary Christian Singer
Living Hope2014DocumentaryHimself
Rich Mullins: A Ragamuffin's Legacy2014DocumentaryHimself
CMA Country Christmas2013TV MovieHimself
Praise the Lord2002-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Performer
For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville2013DocumentaryHimself
Hannity2010TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
Michael W. Smith - A New Hallelujah: The Live Worship DVD2009VideoHimself
Relapse: Behind the Scenes2008Video documentary shortHimself
39th Annual GMA Dove Awards2008TV SpecialPerformer
An Evening with Amy Grant, Featuring the Nashville Symphony2007TV MovieHimself
Everyday Woman: Holidays at Home2006TV SpecialGuest
35th Annual GMA Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Michael W. Smith - Live in Concert: A 20 Year Celebration2004VideoHimself
Life Today with James Robison2002TV SeriesHimself
Billy Graham2002TV SeriesHimself
Live from Studio B2000TV SeriesHimself
Millennium Chorus: The Greatest Story Ever Sung2000TV Special
WOW Hits: The Videos 19991998VideoHimself
Homeless Man: The Restless Heart of Rich Mullins1998Video documentaryHimself
Kathie Lee Gifford: We Need a Little Christmas1996TV MovieHimself - Musical Guest
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards1996TV SpecialHimself
The Evening Celebration1995TV MovieHimself
Michael W. Smith: Change Your World Live1993VideoHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992TV SeriesHimself
The 19th Annual American Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1991TV SeriesHimself
One Night in 20 Years1990VideoHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1989TV SeriesHimself
A Moment in Time1988Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of the Doves Marathon2007TV MovieHimself - Performer

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