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Teddy Pendergrass

Biography

R&B and singer-songwriter most widely known seeing that the lead vocalist in the group Harold Melvin & the Blue Records. He continues to be nominated for five Grammy Honours, including for his strike song “Close the entranceway.” He was ordained being a minister at age ten. One of is own first groupings was Harold Melvin & the Blue Records. He was paralyzed through the waistline down after going through a horrific car crash. He founded the Teddy Pendergrass Alliance, an organization that helps people who have spine accidents. He wedded Karen Still in July 1987 however they divorced in 2002. He remarried Joan Williams in 2006. The mass media used to contact him the Dark Elvis Presley.

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Full Name Teddy Pendergrass
Date Of Birth March 26, 1950
Died January 13, 2010, Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Place Of Birth Philadelphia, PA
Height 1.85 m
Profession R&B Singer
Education Edison/Fareira High School
Nationality American
Spouse Joan Williams, Karen Still
Children LaDonna Pendergrass, Tisha Pendergrass, Teddy Pendergrass II, Tamon Pendergrass
Parents Jesse Pendergrass, Ida Geraldine Epps
Awards American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist
Music Groups Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, The Cadillacs
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Disco Male Artist
Movies Choose Me, Soup for One, Five Conversations About Soul, Teddy Pendergrass: Teddy! Live in '79, Most Famous Hits: Tom Jones & Friends
Star Sign Aries

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Southside with You2016performer: "Close the Door"
Concussion2015performer: "Love T.K.O.", "Close The Door"
Too Late2015/Iperformer: "You're My Choice Tonight Choose Me"
Dog Food2014Short performer: "Love T.K.O." - as Teddy Pendegrass
A Lyrical Love2013Short performer: "Close the Door"
How Do You Know2010performer: "Turn Off The Lights"
How to Make It in America2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ugly Betty2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Eye See Me2007performer: "Love TKO"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories2006Video Game performer: "Love TKO"
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power2005Video performer: "Wake Up Everybody"
Indigo Prophecy2005Video Game performer: "Love T.K.O."
Alfie2004performer: "Love T.K.O." 1978
Undercover Brother2002performer: "Close the Door"
40 Days and 40 Nights2002performer: "Turn Off the Lights"
The Ladies Man2000performer: "Turn Off the Lights"
Follow Your Heart1999performer: "You & I"
The Nutty Professor1996performer: "Close the Door"
The Power of One1992performer: "The Power of One"
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane1990performer: "Glad to Be Alive"
D.A.R.Y.L.1985performer: "Somewhere I Belong"
Miami Vice1984TV Series performer - 1 episode
Choose Me1984performer: "Choose Me You're My Choice Tonight", "And If I Had", "In My Time"
Soup for One1982performer: "DREAM GIRL"
WKRP in Cincinnati1982TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Merv Griffin Show1980TV Series performer - 1 episode
Roadie1980performer: "Can't We Try" / producer: "Can't We Try"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teddy Pendergrass2002VideoArtist
Soup for One1982Night Club Singer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
18th Annual Trumpet Awards2010TV Special in memory of

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
VH1 Rock Docs2010TV SeriesHimself
Testimonies of Faith: Humble Journey's2007Documentary
Five Conversations About Soul2003Video documentaryHimself
Behind the Music1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael1996TV SeriesHimself
New York Undercover1994TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHimself
Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame1993TV Special documentaryHimself
The 5th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The 31st Annual Grammy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1986-1988TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1986TV SeriesHimself
The 13th Annual American Music Awards1986TV SpecialHimself
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars1982TV SeriesHimself
Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters1981TV SeriesHimself
The 8th Annual American Music Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Mike Douglas Show1977-1980TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist / Himself / Himself - Co-Host
Kids Are People, Too1980TV SeriesHimself
Soul Train1972-1980TV Series documentaryHimself / Guest
The John Davidson Show1980TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1980TV SeriesHimself
Men Who Rate a 101980TV SpecialHimself
Pink Lady1980TV SeriesHimself
Morning in Philadelphia1980TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual American Music Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Midnight Special1978TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1977TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651974TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon2013DocumentaryHimself
Unsung2010TV Series documentaryHimself

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