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Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Musician / Actor / Pianist / Composer | * 07/18/1929 († 70, 02/12/2000) | Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Jalacy "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins (July 18, 1929 – February 12, 2000) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, actor, film producer, and boxer. Famed chiefly for his powerful, operatic vocal delivery and wildly theatrical performances of songs such as "I Put a Spell on You", he sometimes used macabre props onstage, making him an early pioneer of shock rock. ()

Jalacy "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Famed chiefly for his powerful, operatic vocal delivery and wildly theatrical performances of songs such as "I Put a Spell on You" (1956), he sometimes used macabre props onstage, making him an early pioneer of shock rock.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Music | Drama | Crime

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Movies with Screamin' Jay Hawkins as Actor(8)

as Himself (archive footage)2001 57 Screaming Kids
as Adolfo1997 Dance with the Devil
as Night Clerk1989 Mystery Train
1986 Joey
as himself1978 American Hot Wax

Born: Thursday, 07/18 1929 (July) in Cleveland
Died: Saturday, 02/12 2000 (February) in Neuilly-sur-Seine (aged: 70)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Record Label: Apollo Records, OKeh
Other names for Screamin' Jay Hawkins (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Screamin’ Jay Hawkins"
Screamin' Jay Hawkins frequently works together with these people:
Cédric Klapisch (3x, Crew)
Chuck Berry (3x, Actor)
Clyde McPhatter (3x, Cast)
Forest Whitaker (2x, Actor)
Jean Goreaud (2x, Crew)
Lionel Hampton (2x, Cast)
Mark Brooks (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:16900, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 09/11/2019