Patti Austin

Soundtrack, Actress, Music Department

Soundtrack, Actress, Music Department


One would be surprised if singer-composer Patti Austin did not have talent, given her impressive musical pedigree and early exposure to some of the most trend-setting artists of the twentieth century. Born to musician parents Gordon and Edna Austin, Patti Austin made her stage debut at Harlem's famous Apollo Theatre at the age of three with her ...
Birth date
1950-08-10
Awards
1 win & 5 nominations.
Height
5' 2" (1.57 m)

Known For


Magic City
Magic City
Ella Fitzgerald (2012)
Shirley Valentine
Shirley Valentine
Soundtrack (1989)
One-Trick Pony
One-Trick Pony
Back-up Singer (1980)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackIbiza: The Silent Movie
(Documentary) (writer: "This Side of Heaven")
2019
SoundtrackMoney
(performer: "Take Away The Pain Stain")
2016
SoundtrackScandal
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Paris Is Burning (2015) ... (performer: "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" - uncredited)
2015
SoundtrackSaint Laurent
(performer: "Didn't Say a Word")
2014
SoundtrackThe Voice of the Philippines
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) - Episode #1.26 (2013) ... (performer: "In My Life") / (writer: "In My Life")
SoundtrackMagic City
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes) - Crossroads (2013) ... (performer: "Tenderly") - The Year of the Fin (2012) ... (performer: "Tenderly")
2012-2013
SoundtrackSix Feet Under
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - The Opening (2003) ... (performer: "Our Love is Here to Stay")
2003
SoundtrackShutsubotsu! Adomachikku tengoku
(TV Series) (performer: "Kiss")
1995
SoundtrackThe Arsenio Hall Show
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 7 December 1993 (1993) ... (performer: "Oh, How Precious")
1993
SoundtrackFreddie as F.R.O.7.
(performer: "Keep Your Dreams Alive")
1992
SoundtrackThe 62nd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (performer: "The Girl Who Used to Be Me")
1990
SoundtrackShirley Valentine
(performer: "The Girl Who Used to Be Me")
1989
SoundtrackCross My Heart
(performer: "Hot in the Flames of Love")
1987
SoundtrackInsel der tausend Träume
(Video) (performer: "Baby, Come to Me")
1987
SoundtrackHot Dog... The Movie
(performer: "Do You Love Me?")
1984
SoundtrackTwo of a Kind
(performer: "It's Gonna Be Special")
1983
SoundtrackThe 55th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (performer: "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?")
1983
SoundtrackBest Friends
(performer: "How Do You Keep The Music Playing?", "Think About Love")
1982
SoundtrackTop of the Pops
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode #18.26 (1981) ... (performer: "Razzamatazz")
1981
SoundtrackGames People Play
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 4 December 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Disco Magic" - uncredited)
1980
SoundtrackHollow Image
(TV Movie) ("Too Many Springs", "Makin' It to the Top")
1979
SoundtrackThe Dean Martin Show
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode #5.29 (1970) ... (performer: "Let the Sun Shine In" - uncredited)
1970
RoleTitleYear
ActressMagic City
(TV Series) Ella Fitzgerald - The Year of the Fin (2012) ... Ella Fitzgerald
2012
ActressArtists for Haiti: We Are the World 25 for Haiti
(Video short) Patti Austin
2010
ActressJackie's Back!
(TV Movie) Patti Austin (Gospel Singer at Peaches' Funeral)
1999
ActressFor Your Love
(TV Series) Mona, Malena's Mother - Mother Load (1999) ... Mona, Malena's Mother
1999
ActressHangin' with Mr. Cooper
(TV Series) Patti - The Unteachables (1993) ... Patti - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1993) ... Patti
1993
ActressTucker: The Man and His Dream
Millie
1988
ActressSuburban Beat
(TV Movie) Rosemary
1985
ActressPatti Austin: Rhythm of the Street
(Video short) Patti Austin
1984
ActressGeorge Benson: Give Me the Night
(Video short) Patti Austin (voice)
1980
ActressOne-Trick Pony
Back-up Singer
1980
ActressThe Wiz
The Wiz Singers Children's Choir / The Wiz Singers Adult Choir (voice, uncredited)
1978
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentThe Wiz
(choral coordinator - uncredited)
1978
Music departmentPumping Iron
(Documentary) (singer: backup vocals)
1977
RoleTitleYear
SelfGreat Performances
(TV Series) Self / Self - Performer - GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends (2019) ... Self - Performer - We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song (2007) ... Self - The Music Makers: An ASCAP Celebration of American Music at Wolf Trap (1987) ... Self - Broadway Sings: The Music of Jule Styne (1987) ... Self
1987-2019
SelfElla Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfQ 85: A Musical Celebration For Quincy Jones
(TV Special) Self
2018
SelfI Go Back Home: Jimmy Scott
(Documentary) Self
2016
SelfThe Stern Grove Festival Videos
(TV Series) Self - Patti Austin - "You Can't Always Get What You Want" (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfNathan East: For the Record
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfHomeward Bound Telethon
(TV Special) Self
2013
SelfThe Voice of the Philippines
(TV Series) Self - Performer - Episode #1.26 (2013) ... Self - Performer
2013
SelfHollywood Bowl Opening Night Gala
(Video) Self
2013
SelfGood Day L.A.
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 21 June 2013 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfPower of Love: Quincy Jones & Sir Michael Caine's 80th Birthday Celebration
(TV Special) Self
2013
Self20 Feet from Stardom
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfDiane Warren: Love Songs
(TV Special) Self - Singer
2010
SelfEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 3 February 2010 (2010) ... Self - Episode dated 4 March 2009 (2009) ... Self - Episode dated 4 January 2008 (2008) ... Self
2008-2010
SelfLarry King Live
(TV Series) Self - Inside the Memorial (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfThe Florence Henderson Show
(TV Series) Self - John O'Hurley/Susan Olsen/Patti Austin (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfThe 50th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfSantana: Hymns for Peace - Live at Montreux
(Video documentary) Self - Guest Appearance
2004
SelfApollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem
(TV Special documentary) Self
2004
SelfHollywood Squares
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode dated 28 March 2003 (2003) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 27 March 2003 (2003) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 26 March 2003 (2003) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 25 March 2003 (2003) ... Self - Panelist - Episode dated 24 March 2003 (2003) ... Self - Panelist
2003
SelfPyramid
(TV Series) Self - Celebrity Contestant - Episode dated 18 February 2003 (2003) ... Self - Celebrity Contestant
2003
SelfThe Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
(TV Special) Self
2001
SelfThe Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 17 February 1999 (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfQuincy Jones... The First 50 Years
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1998
SelfThe Essence Awards
(TV Special) Self
1994
SelfThe Arsenio Hall Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 7 December 1993 (1993) ... Self - Episode dated 27 March 1990 (1990) ... Self
1990-1993
SelfJohn & Leeza from Hollywood
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfThe 35th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self
1993
SelfAn Evening at the Improv
(TV Series) Self - Host - Episode #11.17 (1992) ... Self - Host
1992
SelfIn a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1992
SelfSoul Train
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Tony Terry/Patti Austin/D-Nice (1992) ... Self - Guest - Georrge Benson/Patti Austin (1981) ... Self
1981-1992
SelfShowtime at the Apollo
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.13 (1992) ... Self
1992
SelfVictory & Valor: Special Olympics World Games
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1991
SelfThe Marsha Warfield Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 9 May 1990 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 4 May 1990 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 11 April 1990 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfThe 62nd Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Performer
1990
SelfEbony/Jet Showcase
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 10 March 1989 (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfLate Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary Special
(TV Special) Self
1989
SelfLive with Kelly and Ryan
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.103 (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfSolid Gold
(TV Series) Self - Episode #8.38 (1988) ... Self
1988
SelfAmerican Bandstand
(TV Series) Self - Episode #29.42 (1986) ... Self - Episode #27.24 (1984) ... Self - Episode #25.7 (1982) ... Self
1982-1986
SelfThe Main Attraction
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.2 (1984) ... Self
1984
SelfNöjesmaskinen
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #4.8 (1984) ... Self - Guest
1984
SelfThe 55th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Performer
1983
SelfThe 10th Annual American Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
1983
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 31 May 1971 (1971) ... Self - Episode dated 17 March 1971 (1971) ... Self
1971
SelfThe David Frost Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.19 (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfIt's Your Thing
(Documentary) Self
1970
SelfThe Dean Martin Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.29 (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfArthur Godfrey and His Friends
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 18 November 1958 (1958) ... Self
1958
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageMichael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall
(Documentary) Self
2016