Paul Jabara

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 64
Paul Jabara, also known as Paul Frederick Jabara, was an American actor, singer, and songwriter of Lebanese ancestry, born in Brooklyn, New York City. He wrote Donna Summer's Oscar-winning "Last Dance" from Thank God It's Friday (1978) and Barbra Streisand's song "The Main Event/Fight" from The Main Event (1979). He cowrote The Weather Girls hit... read more

Paul Jabara, also known as Paul Frederick Jabara, was an American actor, singer, and songwriter of Lebanese ancestry, born in Brooklyn, New York City. He wrote Donna Summer's Oscar-winning "Last Dance" from Thank God It's Friday (1978) and Barbra Streisand's song "The Main Event/Fight" from The Main Event (1979). He cowrote The Weather Girls hit "It's Raining Men" with Paul Shaffer. Jabara's cousin and close friend Jad Azkoul is also a Lebanese-American musician specializing in classical guitar.

Birth Name

Paul Frederick Jabara

Born

Saturday, 31 January 1948

Died

Tuesday, 29 September 1992

Actor Filmography

Light Sleeper Eddie 1992
9 1/2 Ninjas! Mr. Ninja (voice) 1991
Slaves of New York Derelict 1989
Les Patterson Saves The World Leroy (as Paul Jebari) 1987
L.A. Law Reporter #1 1986
Legal Eagles Taxi Driver 1986
Out of the Darkness Henry 1985
The Equalizer Music Teacher 1985
Honky Tonk Freeway T.J. Tupus 1981
Thank God It's Friday Carl 1978
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Actor Filmography

Light Sleeper Eddie 1992
9 1/2 Ninjas! Mr. Ninja (voice) 1991
Slaves of New York Derelict 1989
Les Patterson Saves The World Leroy (as Paul Jebari) 1987
L.A. Law Reporter #1 1986
Legal Eagles Taxi Driver 1986
Out of the Darkness Henry 1985
The Equalizer Music Teacher 1985
Honky Tonk Freeway T.J. Tupus 1981
Thank God It's Friday Carl 1978
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman Pete Schwimmer 1976
Peeper Janitor 1975
The Day of the Locust Nightclub Entertainer 1975
Starsky and Hutch Billy Ryan 1975
Dinah! Himself 1974
The Lords of Flatbush Crazy Cohen 1974
The Last Angry Man Myron Malcolm 1974
The Ski Bum Rocco 1971
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me Heap 1971
In Search Of America Soundman 1971
Necropolis 1970
Medea Pelias 1969
Midnight Cowboy The Party 1969
American Bandstand Himself 1952
1980Golden GlobeBest Original Song - Motion Picture Nominated
1979OscarBest Music, Original Song Won
1979Golden GlobeBest Original Song - Motion Picture Won
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