Joseph Shabalala

Soundtrack, Actor, Composer

Soundtrack, Actor, Composer


Joseph Shabalala was born on August 28, 1941 in Ladysmith, South Africa as Bhekizizwe Joseph Siphatimandla Mxoveni Mshengu Bigboy Shabalala. He was married to Thokozile and Nellie. He died on February 11, 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa.
Birth date
1941-08-28
Death date
2020-02-11
Awards
3 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For


Dude, Where's My Car?
Dude, Where's My Car?
Soundtrack (2000)
Invictus
Invictus
Soundtrack (2009)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackDeutschland 86
(TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Green Book (2018) ... (writer: "Homeless")
2018
SoundtrackMy Mad Fat Diary
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Not I (2014) ... (writer: "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes" - uncredited)
2014
SoundtrackIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode) - Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Free at Last (2012) ... (writer: "Abantwana Basethempeleni")
2012
SoundtrackBorn to Be Wild
(Documentary short) (writer: "Lonyaka")
2011
SoundtrackInvictus
(performer: "World in Union '95" (1995) - as Ladysmith Black Mambazo) / (writer: "World in Union '95" (1995), "World In Union '95" (1995))
2009
SoundtrackStander
(writer: "Star & the Wiseman")
2003
SoundtrackThe League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
(lyrics: "Son of Africa") / (writer: "Son of Africa")
2003
SoundtrackDude, Where's My Car?
(writer: "Bakhuphuka Izwe Lonke")
2000
SoundtrackFernGully: The Last Rainforest
(writer: "Bamnqobile")
1992
SoundtrackA Dry White Season
(writer: "UNOMATHEMBA", "UMUSA", "YINI KODWA YINI")
1989
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Best of Kermit on Sesame Street
(Video short) Zulu Chief (voice)
1998
ActorSesame Street
(TV Series) Zulu Chief - Episode #29.2 (1997) ... Zulu Chief (voice) - Fire at 123, part 1 (1990) ... Zulu Chief (voice) - Episode #21.30 (1989) ... Zulu Chief (voice) - Maria and Luis get married (1988) ... Zulu Chief (voice) - Maria and Luis in Love (1988) ... Zulu Chief (voice)
1988-1997
ActorShalom Sesame
(TV Series) Zulu Chief - Passover (1991) ... Zulu Chief (voice)
1991
RoleTitleYear
ComposerOn Tiptoe: The Music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
(Documentary) (as Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
2000
ComposerPaul Simon: Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
(Video short)
1987
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentVeggieTales: The Little Drummer Boy
(Video) (choir member)
2011
Music departmentRugrats
(TV Series) (choir leader - 1 episode) - Passover (1994) ... (choir leader)
1994
RoleTitleYear
ProducerThe Best of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
(Video) (co-producer)
1997
RoleTitleYear
SelfReMastered: The Lion's Share
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2018
SelfUnder African Skies
(Documentary) Self
2012
SelfDurban Poison
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe Dixie Hummingbirds: 80 Years Young
(Documentary) Self
2008
SelfOn Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom
(Documentary)
2000
SelfOn Tiptoe: The Music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
(Documentary) Self (Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
2000
SelfClassic Albums
(TV Series documentary) Self - Paul Simon: Graceland (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfThe Best of Ladysmith Black Mambazo
(Video) Self - Leader, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
1997
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfLadysmith Black Mambazo: Journey of Dreams
(Video) Self (Lead singer, founder, Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
1988
SelfMoonwalker
Self (segment "The Moon is Walking") (uncredited)
1988
SelfPaul Simon, Graceland: The African Concert
(TV Special documentary) Ladysmith Black Mambazo
1987
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageSaturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse
(TV Special) Ladysmith Black Mambazo (uncredited)
2006