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Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress, and civil rights activist. She has recorded and performed with her family's band The Staple Singers and also as a solo artist, and had noted collaborations with Prince. Staples was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2017.


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Born:
Jul 10, 1939 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
23
First Appeared:
In the movie The Last Waltz 1978-05-01
Latest Project:
Movie Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) 2021-07-02
Known For
Poster of Mavis Staples & Nick Lowe - AVO Sessions 2012
Poster of Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Poster of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Poster of The Cosby Show
Filmography
Movie Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Self 2021-07-02
Movie Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince Herself 2020-04-21
Movie Holy Calamavote | A Special Performance by Run The Jewels Self 2020-10-17
Movie Gorillaz: Reject False Icons Herself 2019-12-16
Series Gorillaz: Reject False Icons Self 2019-12-24
Movie The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac & His Music Herself 2016-03-20
Movie The Life & Songs Of Emmylou Harris Performer 2016-11-11
Movie Mavis! Self 2015-03-15
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015-09-08
Movie Mavis Staples & Nick Lowe - AVO Sessions 2012 Voice 2012-10-19
Movie Rejoice and Shout Unknown 2011-06-03
Movie Blues Divas Self 2005-01-22
Movie No Direction Home: Bob Dylan Self 2005-07-21
Movie Lightning in a Bottle Unknown 2004-02-12
Movie Prince: The Sacrifice Of Victor Unknown 1994-09-08
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Prince: The Ryde Dyvine Unknown 1992-12-19
Movie Graffiti Bridge Melody Cool 1990-11-02
Movie Alannah Myles: Live at the Diamond Club Toronto Unknown 1989-10-31
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Movie The Last Waltz Self 1978-05-01