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Clarence Williams (III) (1898–1965)

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Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1991. See more trivia »

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Known For

Pretty Woman
Pretty Woman Soundtrack
(1990)
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine Soundtrack
(2013)
JFK
JFK Soundtrack
(1991)
Water for Elephants
Water for Elephants Soundtrack
(2011)

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 2016 Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (TV Movie) (writer: "T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do" - as Williams)
 2016 Gas Light (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home")
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (writer: "Cake Walkin' Babies from Home", "I've Got What It Takes But It Breaks My Heart To Give It Away", "Papa De Da Da")
 2015 My First Apartamento: Ramdane Touhami (Documentary short) (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home")
 2014 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Through Your Eyes (2014) ... (writer: "My Bucket's Got a Hole In It" - uncredited)
 2014 Grantchester (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (writer: "Baby Won't you Please come Home")
 2013 Blue Jasmine (writer: "Speakeasy Blues", "West End Blues")
 2011-2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Pony (2012) ... (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" (1919))
- 21 (2011) ... (writer: "Bajan Girl" - uncredited)
 2012 Paraphilia (Short) (writer: "Sugar Blues")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.145 (2012) ... (writer: "You Don't Know My Mind" - uncredited)
 2011 Water for Elephants (writer: "I Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl")
 2010 The Killer Inside Me (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home")
 2008 Igor (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home")
 2008 Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (Documentary) (music: "Sugar Blues")
 2006 The Good German (writer: "You're Some Pretty Doll")
 2006 Coffee Therapy (writer: "Cake Walkin'")
 2003/I Swing (writer: "Swing Brother Swing")
 2002 City of Ghosts (performer: "Close Fit Blues" (1928)) / (writer: "Close Fit Blues" (1928))
 2001 The Cat's Meow (writer: "Wild Cat Blues" (1923))
 1999 Sweet and Lowdown (writer: "Viper Mad" (1937))
 1999 Les enfants du marais (writer: "West End Blues")
 1997 Lolita (writer: "Royal Garden Blues")
 1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide (writer: "Sugar Blues")
 1996 Infinity (writer: "Ugly Chile (You're Some Pretty Doll)")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate")
 1995 Devil in a Blue Dress (writer: "AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS")
 1995 Georgia ("AIN'T NOBODY'S BUSINESS")
  Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1994) (music - 1 episode, 1994)
- A National Heirloom (1994) ... (lyrics: "West End Blues") / (music: "West End Blues")
 1992 Diana Ross Live! The Lady Sings... Jazz & Blues: Stolen Moments (TV Special documentary) (writer: "T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do")
 1991 JFK (writer: "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It")
 1990 Strangers in Good Company (writer: "I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None Of This Jelly Roll" - as C. Williams)
 1990 Pretty Woman (writer: "You Don't Understand")
 1988 Drei D (writer: "I Like To Go Back In The Evening" (as "I Like To Go Back In The Night"))
 1987 Angel Heart ("The Right Key, The Wrong Keyhole")
 1979 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.199 (1979) ... (writer: "Hot Lips/Sugar Blues" - uncredited)
 1979 Saint Jack (writer: "I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jelly Roll")
 1978 Killer of Sheep (writer: "West End Blues")
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Says My Heart (1978) ... (writer: "I Like to Go Back in the Evening" - uncredited)
 1975 W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (writer: "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" - uncredited)
 1974 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coalpits (1974) ... (writer: "Cake Walkin' Babies From Home")
 1968 Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1968) ... (lyrics: "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate" - uncredited)
 1967 The Jokers (writer: "Royal Garden Blues" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.15 (1965) ... (writer: "The Bucket's Got a Hole in It")
 1963 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #16.33 (1963) ... (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?")
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Run for Doom (1963) ... (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" - uncredited)
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (writer: "High Society")
 1961 Glenn Miller Time (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... (music: "The Royal Garden Blues" - uncredited)
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Careless Joe (1960) ... (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?")
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Can Take Care of Myself (1960) ... (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" - uncredited)
 1959 The Gene Krupa Story (writer: "Royal Garden Blues" - uncredited)
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1958 (1958) ... (writer: "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It")
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" - uncredited)
 1958 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Surprise for Clara (1958) ... (writer: "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It" - uncredited)
- Dating System (1958) ... (writer: "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It" - uncredited)
 1958 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Good Old Days (1958) ... (writer: "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate" - uncredited)
 1957 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The McGuire Sisters (1957) ... (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" - uncredited)
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" - uncredited)
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blues in Harlem ... (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Go Home")
 1950 The Ed Wynn Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (1950) ... (writer: "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate")
 1947 Hollywood Bound (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?")
 1947 New Orleans (lyrics: "West End Blues" - uncredited)
 1945 That's the Spirit (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?")
 1944 Meet the People (music: "I Can't Dance (I Got Ants in My Pants)" (1934) - uncredited)
 1943 Campus Rhythm (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?")
 1943 Crazy House (writer: "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?" - uncredited)
 1942 Pardon My Sarong (writer: "Shout, Brother, Shout" - uncredited)
 1938 Alibi Time (Short) (writer: "Sugar Blues" - uncredited)
 1935 Murder in Harlem (lyrics: "Harlem Rhythm Dance" (1933), "Ants in My Pants" (1934) - uncredited) / (music: "Harlem Rhythm Dance" (1933), "Ants in My Pants" (1934) - uncredited)
 1934 Listening In (Short) (writer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" - uncredited)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Grandfather of actor Clarence Williams III. See more »

Nickname:

The originator of Jazz and Boogie Woogie

Star Sign:

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