Mavis Staples

Soundtrack, Actress, Music Department

Soundtrack, Actress, Music Department


Mavis Staples was born on July 10, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Birth date
1939-07-10
Awards
3 wins & 8 nominations.

Known For


The Help
The Help
Soundtrack (2011)
My Blueberry Nights
My Blueberry Nights
Soundtrack (2007)
Charlie Wilson's War
Charlie Wilson's War
Soundtrack (2007)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackGreenleaf
(TV Series) (performer - 60 episodes) - Behold (2020) ... (performer: "The Root") - The Seventh Day (2020) ... (performer: "The Root") - The Sixth Day (2020) ... (performer: "The Root") - The Fifth Day (2020) ... (performer: "The Root") - The Fourth Day (2020) ... (performer: "The Root") Show all 60 episodes
2016-2020
SoundtrackThe Deuce
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Finish It (2019) ... (performer: "I Have Learned to Do Without You")
2019
SoundtrackThe Ellen DeGeneres Show
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Eric Stonestreet/Dan Levy/Pink/Sheryl Crow/Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples (2019) ... (performer: "Live Wire")
2019
SoundtrackThe 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")
SoundtrackDer Lehrer
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - In einer Woche bettelt er um Sex! (2019) ... (performer: "If I Ever Needed Someone")
2019
SoundtrackDumplin'
(performer: "Wonder Why")
2018
SoundtrackGirls
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Love Stories (2016) ... (performer: "You Are Not Alone" - uncredited)
2016
SoundtrackThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - George Clooney/Governor Jeb Bush/Mavis Staples & Friends (2015) ... (performer: "Everyday People" - uncredited)
2015
SoundtrackGlastonbury 2015
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "I'll Take You There")
2015
SoundtrackMavis!
(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", "Holy Ghost (Instrumental)", "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
SoundtrackThe Blacklist
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Ruslan Denisov (No. 67) (2015) ... (performer: "Every Step" - uncredited)
2015
SoundtrackTake Me to the River
(Documentary) (performer: "I've Been Buked")
2014
SoundtrackIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Spies of Mississippi (2014) ... ("Down in Mississippi")
2014
SoundtrackThe Best Man Holiday
(performer: "Can You Get to That")
2013
SoundtrackConan
(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)
2011-2013
SoundtrackThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (performer: "The Weight")
2013
SoundtrackThe Help
(performer: "Don't Knock")
2011
SoundtrackThe Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
(TV Special) (performer: "Let It Be" and "Hey Jude")
2010
SoundtrackCSI: Miami
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Sudden Death (2010) ... (performer: "You Are Not Alone")
2010
SoundtrackLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Tony Blair/Mavis Staples/Jeff Tweedy (2010) ... (performer: "Wrote a Song for Everyone" - uncredited)
2010
SoundtrackThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode #18.113 (2010) ... (performer: "Only the Lord Knows")
2010
SoundtrackThe Family That Preys
(performer: "Have A Little Faith")
2008
SoundtrackCharlie Wilson's War
(performer: "This Little Light of Mine")
2007
SoundtrackMy Blueberry Nights
(arranger: "Eyes on the Prize") / (performer: "Eyes on the Prize")
2007
SoundtrackCriminal Minds
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Profiler, Profiled (2006) ... (performer: "In Times Like These")
2006
SoundtrackOff the Black
(performer: "Ain't That Good")
2006
SoundtrackTarnation
(Documentary) (performer: "Now Many Times")
2003
SoundtrackFrauen sind was Wunderbares
(performer: "The Voice")
1994
SoundtrackGraffiti Bridge
(performer: "Melody Cool", "Graffiti Bridge")
1990
SoundtrackNational Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
(performer: "Christmas Vacation")
1989
SoundtrackWildcats
(performer: "Show Me How It Works")
1986
SoundtrackA 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)
1977
RoleTitleYear
ActressHozier Feat. Mavis Staples: Nina Cried Power
(Video short) Mavis Staples
2018
ActressThe Sacrifice of Victor
(Video)
1995
ActressGraffiti Bridge
Melody Cool
1990
ActressThe Cosby Show
(TV Series) Soloist - The Storyteller (1990) ... Soloist
1990
ActressAretha Franklin: Oh Happy Day
(Video short) Mavis Staples (voice)
1988
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentA Piece of the Action
(songs performed by)
1977
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewLet's Do It Again
(dialogue coach)
1975
RoleTitleYear
SelfJubilee Showcase
(Documentary) (post-production) Interviewee
SelfSummer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
(Documentary)
2021
SelfPeace Through Music: A Global Event for Social Justice
(TV Special) Self
2020
SelfAustin City Limits
(TV Series documentary) Self - Jackie Venson; Mavis Staples With Special Guest Bonnie Raitt (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfHoly Calamavote
(TV Special)
2020
SelfSoul America
(TV Series documentary) Self - Sweet Love (2020) ... Self - Say it Loud (2020) ... Self - Amazing Grace (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfStern Grove - Best of the Fest
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Celebrating Women (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfLet's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince
(TV Special) Self
2020
SelfGorillaz: Reject False Icons
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfThe 18th Annual Americana Honors & Awards
(TV Special) Self
2019
SelfCBS This Morning: Saturday
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Episode #8.24 (2019) ... Self - Musical Guest
2019
SelfThe Ellen DeGeneres Show
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Eric Stonestreet/Dan Levy/Pink/Sheryl Crow/Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples (2019) ... Self - Musical Guest - Jenna Fischer/Simon Cowell/Nicole Maines/Hozier & Mavis Staples (2018) ... Self - Musical Guest
2018-2019
SelfJimmy Kimmel Live!
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Jon Hamm/Naomi Scott/Mavis Staples/Ben Harper (2019) ... Self - Musical Guest - Gerard Butler/Melissa Benoist/Mavis Staples (2018) ... Self - Musical Guest
2018-2019
SelfDolly & Friends: The Making of a Soundtrack
(TV Movie) Self
2018
Self52nd Annual CMA Awards
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2018
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Greg Kinnear/Paul Dano/Hozier/Mavis Staples (2018) ... Self - Musical Guest
2018
SelfThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Jason Segel/Jeff Fager/Lesley Stahl/Mavis Staples (2017) ... Self - Musical Guest - Casey Affleck/Richard Dreyfuss/Mavis Staples (2016) ... Self - Musical Guest - George Clooney/Governor Jeb Bush/Mavis Staples & Friends (2015) ... Self - Musical Guest
2015-2017
SelfCBS This Morning
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 19 December 2016 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfThe 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
(TV Special) Self - Honoree
2016
SelfThe Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris
(TV Movie) Self
2016
SelfThe Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music
(TV Special) Self
2016
SelfGlastonbury 2015
(TV Series) Self - Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfMavis!
(Documentary) Self
2015
SelfStation to Station
(Documentary) Self
2015
SelfThe 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2014
SelfThe Newport Effect
(Documentary) Segment Narrator (voice)
2014
SelfTake Me to the River
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfConan
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - The Mysterious Case of the Two Talk Guests & One Musical Guest (2013) ... Self - Musical Guest - A Mystery Wrapped Inside a Calzone (2011) ... Self - Musical Guest
2011-2013
SelfThe Daily Show
(TV Series) Self - Mavis Staples (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfIn Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2013
SelfThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2013
SelfLove for Levon: A Benefit to Save the Barn
(TV Special) Self
2012
SelfThe Colbert Report
(TV Series) Self / Self - Musical Guest - Simone Campbell (2012) ... Self - Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy (2010) ... Self - Musical Guest
2010-2012
SelfFrom Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts
(TV Special) Self
2012
SelfVH1 Divas Celebrates Soul
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2011
Self42nd NAACP Image Awards
(TV Special) Self
2011
SelfThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest / Self - At the Grammys / Self - Episode #19.93 (2011) ... Self - At the Grammys - Episode #18.113 (2010) ... Self - Musical Guest - Leah Remini/Adam Brody/Mavis Staples (2007) ... Self - Musical Guest - Episode #13.31 (2005) ... Self
2005-2011
SelfThe Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfLater... With Jools Holland
(TV Series) Self - Episode #37.10 (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfThe Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear
(TV Special) Self
2010
SelfLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Tony Blair/Mavis Staples/Jeff Tweedy (2010) ... Self - Musical Guest - Episode dated 16 May 2007 (2007) ... Self - Musical Guest
2007-2010
SelfTalk Stoop
(TV Series) Self - Oldies But Goodies (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfRejoice and Shout
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfLet Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement
(Documentary) Self
2009
SelfRock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: I'll Take You There
(Video) Self
2009
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Episode #14.188 (2007) ... Self - Episode #12.32 (2004) ... Self - Mike Richter/Susan Powter/The Jazz Passengers (1995) ... Self
1995-2007
SelfGreat Performances
(TV Series) Self - Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfTavis Smiley
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 26 April 2007 (2007) ... Self
2007
Self38th NAACP Image Awards
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2007
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfI Believe to My Soul
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfSoul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Gospel Highway (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe 47th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Performer
2005
SelfBlues Divas
(Documentary) Self
2005
SelfBlind Boys of Alabama: Go Tell It on the Mountain
(TV Special) Performer
2004
SelfJools's Annual Hootenanny
(TV Series) Self - Episode #12.0 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfLightning in a Bottle
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfGod Only Knows: Vocal Harmony - The Voice
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfSoul Comes Home
(TV Special) Self
2003
SelfSoulsville
(Documentary short) Self
2003
SelfAmerican Roots Music
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Times They Are a-Changin' (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfChicago Stories
(TV Series documentary) Self
2000
SelfNew York Undercover
(TV Series) Self - Blondes Have More Fun (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfVH1 Honors
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
1994
SelfShowtime at the Apollo
(TV Series) Self - Episode #7.21 (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfSoul Train
(TV Series) Self - Mavis Staples/Funky Poets (1994) ... Self - Staples Singers/Donna Summer (1984) ... Self - The Staple Singers/Bunny Sigler (1974) ... Self
1974-1994
SelfTownsend Television
(TV Series) Self - music guest - Episode #1.7 (1993) ... Self - music guest
1993
Self7th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
1992
SelfThe Ryde Devine
(TV Movie) Self
1991
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Episode dated 8 August 1989 (1989) ... Self - Musical Guest
1989
SelfSunday Night
(TV Series) Self - Dr. John, Mavis Staples and Jeff Healey (1988) ... Self
1988
SelfMotown Returns to the Apollo
(TV Special) Self
1985
SelfThe Last Waltz
(Documentary) Self - Performer (as The Staples)
1978
SelfSoul to Soul
(Documentary) Self
1971
RoleTitleYear
Archive footagePower Vision - Pop Galerie
(TV Series documentary) Self - Prince (2000) ... Self
2000