Jimmy Cliff

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 61
James Chambers, OM, known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor. Along with Bunny Wailer he is one of only two living musicians to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican government for achievements in the arts and sciences.

James Chambers, OM, known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor. Along with Bunny Wailer he is one of only two living musicians to hold the Order of Merit, the highest honour that can be granted by the Jamaican government for achievements in the arts and sciences.

Birth Name

James Chambers

Born

Thursday, 01 April 1948

Actor Filmography

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell Self (archive footage) / Self 2021
Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes Self / himself 2019
Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records Self - 'Wonderful World, Beautiful People' Singer 2018
ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff? Himself / Self 2018
SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock Self 2016
Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia Self 2016
Lennon or McCartney Self 2014
Muscle Shoals Himself / Self 2013
Marley Himself / Self 2012
Toots and the Maytals Reggae Got Soul Himself / Self 2011
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell Self (archive footage) / Self 2021
Studio 17: The Lost Reggae Tapes Self / himself 2019
Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records Self - 'Wonderful World, Beautiful People' Singer 2018
ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff? Himself / Self 2018
SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock Self 2016
Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia Self 2016
Lennon or McCartney Self 2014
Muscle Shoals Himself / Self 2013
Marley Himself / Self 2012
Toots and the Maytals Reggae Got Soul Himself / Self 2011
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Musical Guest 2009
Titãs: A Vida Até Parece uma Festa Self 2009
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest / Musical Guest 2005
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream Self 2005
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Self 2005
Rude Boy: The Jamaican Don Wise Man 2003
One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute Self - Performer / Himself - Perfomer 1999
Independent Lens Self 1999
Never Mind the Buzzcocks Self 1996
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Himself 1994
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Musical Guest, Himself 1993
Taratata Self 1993
Later... With Jools Holland Self 1992
Marked for Death Himself / Self 1990
A Reggae Session Self 1988
Club Paradise Ernest Reed 1986
Caribbean Nights: The Bob Marley Story Self 1986
Beats of the Heart: Roots Rock Reggae Himself / Self 1977
Saturday Night Live Self - Musical Guest 1975
Austin City Limits Himself - Musical guest 1975
Rock Concert Self 1973
The Harder They Come Ivanhoe "Ivan" Martin 1972
In Concert Self 1970
Beat-Club Self - Musician 1965
Top of the Pops Self 1964
Ready, Steady, Go! Self 1963
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