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Bill Lee is a Actor, Sound and Special Effects American born on 23 july 1928 at Atlanta (USA)

Bill Lee

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Birth name William James Edwards Lee III
Nationality USA
Birth 23 july 1928 (92 years) at Atlanta (USA)

William James Edwards "Bill" Lee III (born July 23, 1928) is an American musician. He has played the bass for many artists including Cat Stevens, Harry Belafonte, Chad Mitchell Trio, Gordon Lightfoot, Aretha Franklin, Odetta, Simon and Garfunkel, Ian & Sylvia, Tom Rush, Burt Bacharach, Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Paxton, Carolyn Hester, John Lee Hooker, Josh White, Duke Ellington, Malvina Reynolds, Eric Bibb, The Clancy Brothers and Bob Dylan. On the original release of Dylan's classic song "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue", Lee on bass guitar is the only musician performing other than Dylan himself. He is the father of Spike Lee.

Biography

Bill Lee est le père du réalisateur Spike Lee, de l'actrice Joie Lee et de l'acteur Cinqué Lee.

Best films

The Sound of Music (1965)
(Actor)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
(Original Music Composer)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Bill Lee (11 films)

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Actor

Mo' Better Blues, 2h9
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn
Roles le père d'Indy
Rating65% 3.299123.299123.299123.299123.29912
The film begins with a scene set in Brooklyn, New York in 1969. A group of four boys walk up to Bleek Gilliam's brownstone and ask him to come out and play baseball with them. Bleek's mother insists that he continue his trumpet lesson, to his chagrin. His father becomes concerned that Bleek will grow up to be a sissy, and a family argument ensues. In the end, Bleek continues playing his trumpet, and his friends go away.
School Daze, 2h1
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Darryl M. Bell, Jasmine Guy, Joe Seneca
Roles Phil Hyman Quartet - Bass
Rating60% 3.001713.001713.001713.001713.00171
Vaughn "Dap" Dunlap (Fishburne) is a politically conscious black American student at Mission College, a leading historically black college whose motto is "Uplift the Race". The college administration is portrayed as inept.
She's Gotta Have It, 1h24
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Tracy Camilla Johns, Spike Lee, Joie Lee, Bill Lee, Sharon Epatha Merkerson, Erik Dellums
Roles Sonny Darling
Rating67% 3.35043.35043.35043.35043.3504
Nola Darling (Tracy Camilla Johns) is a young, attractive, sexually independent Brooklynite who juggles three suitors: the polite and well-meaning Jamie Overstreet (Tommy Redmond Hicks); the self-obsessed model Greer Childs (John Canada Terrell); and the immature, motor-mouthed Mars Blackmon (Spike Lee). Nola is attracted to the best in each of them, but refuses to commit to any of them, cherishing her personal freedom instead, while each man wants her for himself.
Last Hustle in Brooklyn
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Actors Spike Lee, Bill Lee
Rating26% 1.3336251.3336251.3336251.3336251.333625
The Sound of Music, 2h54
Directed by Robert Wise, Richard Lang
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Musical theatre, Historical, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about families, Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Théâtre, Musical films, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals, Children's films
Actors Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Bill Lee, Bill Lee, Richard Haydn
Rating79% 3.9982653.9982653.9982653.9982653.998265
Maria is a free-spirited young Austrian woman studying to become a nun at Nonnberg Abbey in Salzburg in 1938. Her love of music and the mountains, her youthful enthusiasm and imagination, and her lack of discipline cause some concern among the nuns. The Mother Abbess, believing Maria would be happier outside the abbey, sends her to the villa of retired naval officer Captain Georg von Trapp to be governess to his seven children—Liesl, Friedrich, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta, and Gretl. The Captain has been raising his children alone using strict military discipline following the death of his first wife. At first, the children treat Maria as they did their former governesses—playing tricks on her as a way of gaining their father's attention. Maria responds with kindness and patience, and soon the children come to trust and respect her.
One Hundred and One Dalmatians, 1h19
Directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wolfgang Reitherman, Hamilton Luske
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about dogs, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Rod Taylor, Cate Bauer, Betty Lou Gerson, J. Pat O'Malley, Ben Wright, Martha Wentworth
Roles Roger (singing voice)
Rating72% 3.646993.646993.646993.646993.64699
Songwriter Roger Radcliffe lives in a bachelor flat in London, along with his dalmatian, Pongo. Bored with bachelor life, Pongo decides to find a wife for Roger and a mate for himself. While watching various female dog-human pairs out the window, he spots the perfect one, a woman named Anita and her female dalmatian, Perdita. He quickly gets Roger out of the house and drags him through the park to arrange a meeting. He and Anita fall in love and get married.
Donald and the Wheel, 17minutes
Directed by Hamilton Luske
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Mise en scène d'un canard, Children's films
Actors Clarence Nash, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Lee, Bill Lee
Roles Voice
Rating65% 3.2750853.2750853.2750853.2750853.275085
Un père explique à son fils que la l'invention de la roue fut la plus importante. Pour le prouver ils vont aller rendre visite à un inventeur dont le rôle est tenu par Donald, alors canard des cavernes...
Pigs Is Pigs, 10minutes
Directed by Jack Kinney
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Circus films, Transport films, Rail transport films, Children's films
Actors Bill Thompson, Bill Lee, Bill Lee, Gary Owens, Thurl Ravenscroft
Roles Singer
Rating72% 3.6093053.6093053.6093053.6093053.609305
Flannery est le chef de gare de la petite ville de Westcote. Il tient à cœur son travail et fait tout selon les consignes de son manuel. Un jour McMorehouse, un vieil aventurier écossais, arrive avec une petite cage contenant des cochons d'Inde. Flannery demande à l'écossais de payer la taxe de 48 cents pour les cochons mais ce dernier refuse car ce sont des animaux de compagnie et ne souhaite payer que les 44 cents prévus pour ce type d'animaux. Flannery est si inflexible que McMorehouse décide d'abandonner ses cochons d'Inde. Le chef de gare, après avoir nommé les deux animaux Pat et Mike, informe sa direction par télégraphe. Mais avant que la réponse n'arrive, il s'avère que ce ne sont pas deux mâles mais un couple qui donne naissance à une portée de sept petits. L'expert contacté par la direction informe que les cochons d'Inde peuvent être mis dans la catégorie animaux de compagnie. Mais Flannery se retrouve déjà au milieu de centaines d'animaux. McMorehouse bien que introuvable ne peut pas payer la taxe qui se chiffre en milliers de dollars. Après que la direction a accepté de prendre en charge le transport des animaux, Flannery pense pouvoir se reposer mais un cirque arrive avec deux éléphants. Il tombe dans les pommes et à son réveil un couple de cochons d'Inde le regarde imperturbable.

Sound

Mo' Better Blues, 2h9
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Spike Lee, Joie Lee, Bill Nunn
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating65% 3.299123.299123.299123.299123.29912
The film begins with a scene set in Brooklyn, New York in 1969. A group of four boys walk up to Bleek Gilliam's brownstone and ask him to come out and play baseball with them. Bleek's mother insists that he continue his trumpet lesson, to his chagrin. His father becomes concerned that Bleek will grow up to be a sissy, and a family argument ensues. In the end, Bleek continues playing his trumpet, and his friends go away.
Do the Right Thing, 2h
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Films about music and musicians, Films about racism, Hip hop films, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating79% 3.998663.998663.998663.998663.99866
Mookie (Spike Lee) is a young black man living in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn with his sister, Jade (Joie Lee). He and his girlfriend, Tina (Rosie Perez), have a son. He's a pizza delivery man at the local pizzeria, but lacks ambition. Sal (Danny Aiello), the pizzeria's Italian-American owner, has been in the neighborhood for twenty-five years. His older son Pino (John Turturro) intensely dislikes blacks, and does not get along with Mookie. Pino is at odds with his younger brother, Vito (Richard Edson), who is friendly with Mookie.
School Daze, 2h1
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Laurence Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Darryl M. Bell, Jasmine Guy, Joe Seneca
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating60% 3.001713.001713.001713.001713.00171
Vaughn "Dap" Dunlap (Fishburne) is a politically conscious black American student at Mission College, a leading historically black college whose motto is "Uplift the Race". The college administration is portrayed as inept.
She's Gotta Have It, 1h24
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Tracy Camilla Johns, Spike Lee, Joie Lee, Bill Lee, Sharon Epatha Merkerson, Erik Dellums
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating67% 3.35043.35043.35043.35043.3504
Nola Darling (Tracy Camilla Johns) is a young, attractive, sexually independent Brooklynite who juggles three suitors: the polite and well-meaning Jamie Overstreet (Tommy Redmond Hicks); the self-obsessed model Greer Childs (John Canada Terrell); and the immature, motor-mouthed Mars Blackmon (Spike Lee). Nola is attracted to the best in each of them, but refuses to commit to any of them, cherishing her personal freedom instead, while each man wants her for himself.
Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads, 1h
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Spike Lee, Morris Carnovsky
Roles Original Music Composer
Rating44% 2.2435952.2435952.2435952.2435952.243595
The film is set in a Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn barbershop where customers come to hang out, discuss various issues, and get a haircut. The manager, Zack, took over after Joe was killed by a gangster who used the shop as a front for a numbers racket. Zack wants to keep the shop legitimate but the gangster wants to continue the deal he had with Joe.

Team

Loose Cannons, 1h34
Directed by Bob Clark
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films
Actors Gene Hackman, Dan Aykroyd, Dom DeLuise, Ronny Cox, Nancy Travis, Robert Prosky
Roles Special Effects
Rating49% 2.453242.453242.453242.453242.45324
A film is found that features young German officer Kirk Von Metz (Robert Prosky) sleeping with Adolf Hitler. Years later, Von Metz is running for chancellor of West Germany and arranges for the murder of anyone who has seen the film. The killings take place in the Washington D.C. area, and police officers MacArthur Stern (Gene Hackman) and Ellis Fielding (Dan Aykroyd) are sent to investigate the crimes.