Mavis Staples


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 35,546 this week
Trailer
2:20 | Trailer
Mavis Staples was born on July 10, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

Marlon Wayans Confesses His Biggest Watchlist Sin

The comedic actor has his summer movie plans set but has catching up to do when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 331 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 728 people
created 02 Jan 2017
 
a list of 600 people
created 26 May 2012
 
a list of 20 people
created 06 Aug 2012
 
a list of 76 people
created 11 Dec 2011
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Mavis Staples's work have you seen?

User Polls

3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Help Soundtrack
(2011)
My Blueberry Nights Soundtrack
(2007)
(2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (28 credits)
 2019 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
  The Red Line (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- This Victory Alone Is Not the Change We Seek (2019) ... (performer: "No Time for Crying") / (writer: "No Time for Crying")
 2019 Der Lehrer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- In einer Woche bettelt er um Sex! (2019) ... (performer: "If I Ever Needed Someone")
 2018 Dumplin' (performer: "Wonder Why")
 2016 Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Love Stories (2016) ... (performer: "You Are Not Alone" - uncredited)
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- George Clooney/Governor Jeb Bush/Mavis Staples & Friends (2015) ... (performer: "Everyday People" - uncredited)
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "I'll Take You There")
 2015 Mavis! (Documentary) (performer: "Wonderful Savior", "Only the Lord Knows", "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around", "Freedom Highway", "Good To Me", "A House is Not a Home", "One True Vine", "We're Gonna Make It", "You Are Not Alone", "Come Go With Me", "We Shall Not Be Moved", "The Weight", "This May Be the Last Time")
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ruslan Denisov (No. 67) (2015) ... (performer: "Every Step" - uncredited)
 2014 Take Me to the River (Documentary) (performer: "I've Been Buked")
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (performer: "Can You Get to That")
 2011-2013 Conan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Mysterious Case of the Two Talk Guests & One Musical Guest (2013) ... (performer: "I Like the Things About Me")
- A Mystery Wrapped Inside a Calzone (2011) ... (performer: "Creep Along Moses" - uncredited)
 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Weight")
 2011 The Help (performer: "Don't Knock")
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sudden Death (2010) ... (performer: "You Are Not Alone")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tony Blair/Mavis Staples/Jeff Tweedy (2010) ... (performer: "Wrote a Song for Everyone" - uncredited)
 2010 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.113 (2010) ... (performer: "Only the Lord Knows")
 2008 The Family That Preys (performer: "Have A Little Faith")
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (performer: "This Little Light of Mine")
 2007 My Blueberry Nights (arranger: "Eyes on the Prize") / (performer: "Eyes on the Prize")
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Profiler, Profiled (2006) ... (performer: "In Times Like These")
 2006 Off the Black (performer: "Ain't That Good")
 2003 Tarnation (Documentary) (performer: "Now Many Times")
 1994 Frauen sind was Wunderbares (performer: "The Voice")
 1990 Graffiti Bridge (performer: "Melody Cool", "Graffiti Bridge")
 1989 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (performer: "Christmas Vacation")
 1986 Wildcats (performer: "Show Me How It Works")
 1977 A Piece of the Action ((performer: "Chocolate City" , "Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid" , "Orientation" , "A Piece Of The Action" , "Good Lovin' Daddy" , "'Til Blossoms Bloom" , "Koochie, Koochie, Koochie", uncredited)
Show Show Actress (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (62 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Only for the Lonely" (Fantasy) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We can't get off the stage without singing 'The Weight'. How many times have we sang 'I'll Take You There'? If you leave without singing it, people will just keep clapping until you do. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the R&B group The The Staple Singers. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed