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Michael McDonald (I)


Michael McDonald was born on February 12, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Michael H. McDonald. He has been married to Amy Holland since May 21, 1983. They have two children. See full bio »

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What's Happening!!
Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 1 (S2, Ep16)
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Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 1 (S2, Ep16)
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Known For

No Way Out Soundtrack
(1987)
Twister Soundtrack
(1996)
Leaving Las Vegas Soundtrack
(1995)

Filmography

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 2019 Mindhunter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2019) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (performer - 3 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Justin Timberlake/The Cast of This Is Us/Dwayne Johnson/Chris Stapleton (2018) ... (writer: "This Is It" - uncredited)
- Benicio Del Toro/Ruby Rose/Tarik 'Black Thought' Trotter/Michael McDonald (2017) ... (performer: "Find It in Your Heart") / (writer: "Find It in Your Heart")
- Rob Lowe/Chrissy Metz/Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane (2017) ... (writer: "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)" - uncredited)
- John Lithgow/Riley Keough/Giles Martin/Thundercat ft. Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins (2017) ... (performer: "Show You the Way") / (writer: "Show You the Way")
- Billy Bob Thornton/Andy Cohen/Little Big Town (2016) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
 2017 Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive (TV Special) (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cry Wilderness (2017) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
 2017 Sandy Wexler (performer: "Regulate")
 2015 Stone Quackers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stone Quackers II (2015) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "This Is It")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) ("What A Fool Believes")
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Special) (writer: "What A Fool Believes", "Takin' It To The Streets")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #21.37 (2012) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.160 (2012) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.133 (2012) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.55 (2011) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.28 (2011) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2012) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home Wrecker (2011) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 26 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 5 October 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Ride Like the Wind")
 2010 The 5 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2010) ... (performer: "Sweet Freedom", "Yah Mo Be There")
 2009 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.64 (2009) ... (performer: "White Christmas")
 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Howie Mandel/Deepak Chopra/Michael McDonald (2009) ... (performer: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas")
  30 Rock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... (performer: "He Needs a Kidney")
- Cleveland (2007) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
 2009 You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (TV Special) (performer: "I Keep Forgetting")
 2007 Why Did I Get Married? (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Monkey Suit (2006) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes" - uncredited)
 2006 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 16 Performance Show: Part 2 (Guys) (2006) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets")
 2005 King and Queen of Hearts (Video documentary) (writer: "Heart To Heart")
 2005 Carly Simon: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2 (Video) (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (performer: "Minute by Minute" (1978), "Takin' It to the Streets" (1976), "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (1966), "Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)") / (writer: "Minute by Minute" (1978), "Takin' It to the Streets" (1976))
 2005 The Amateurs (performer: "Obsession Blues") / (writer: "Obsession Blues")
 2004 Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas (TV Special) (writer: "Every Time Christmas Comes Around")
 2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 5 Performance Show: RnB Soul (2004) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 2003 Celebrity (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 October 2003 (2003) ... (performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - uncredited)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I'm Sorry, I'm Lost (2003) ... (writer: "It Keeps You Running")
 2003 Women in Love (TV Series) (writer: "You Belong To Me")
 2001 Prancer Returns (Video) (performer: "HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS") / (producer: "HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS")
 2001 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crazy Time (2001) ... (writer: "What A Fool Believes")
 2000 What Planet Are You From? (performer: "The Meaning of Love") / (writer: "The Meaning of Love")
 1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (performer: "Eyes of a Child")
 1998 The Roseanne Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (1998) ... (performer: "Right to the End")
 1998 For Your Love (TV Series) (performer: "For Your Love")
 1996/I Twister (lyrics: "Moments Like This")
 1993-1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1996) ... (writer: "Takin' It to the Streets")
- The Painted Hills (1993) ... (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 1995 Leaving Las Vegas (performer: "Lonely Teardrops")
 1995 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
- Episode #6.6 (1995) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
 1994 Forrest Gump ("It Keeps You Runnin'" (1975))
 1994 Above the Rim ("Regulate")
 1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Night to Remember (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers" - uncredited)
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Carpe Diem (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers")
- Three's a Crowd (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers")
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 1991 Thelma & Louise (performer: "No Lookin' Back") / (writer: "No Lookin' Back")
 1987 No Way Out (lyrics: "NO WAY OUT") / (music: "NO WAY OUT")
 1987 The Magic of David Copperfield IX: The Escape from Alcatraz (TV Special) (performer: "No Lookin' Back")
 1986 Running Scared (performer: "Sweet Freedom")
 1986 Wildcats (writer: "Don't Wanna Be Normal")
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan (writer: "You Belong to Me")
 1984 Grandview, U.S.A. (producer: "This Time")
 1984 Crackers (lyrics: "We Got More Than We Need") / (music: "We Got More Than We Need") / (performer: "We Got More Than We Need")
 1983 Twice Upon a Time ("Twice Upon A Time", "Life Is But A Dream", "Out On My Own") / (writer: "Twice Upon A Time", "Life Is But A Dream")
 1982 Personal Best (writer: "What a Fool Believes")
 1980 Inside Moves (lyrics: "Outside") / (music: "Outside") / (performer: "Outside")
 1980 Coast to Coast (performer: "Send Me Somebody to Love") / (writer: "Send Me Somebody to Love")
 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paul Simon, James Taylor & David Sanborn (1980) ... (writer: "Anything You Want" - uncredited)
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Venus Rising (1980) ... (writer: "This Is It" - uncredited)
 1979 Together? (performer: "I've Got My Mind Made Up" (US version))
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Doobie or Not Doobie: Part 2 (1978) ... (writer: "Takin' it to the Streets")
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series) (performer: "All I Know")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Michael McDonald: The Ultimate Collection". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

The Doobie Brothers

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

At age 22 Michael was living in a Los Angeles garage when he got the call inviting him to join The Doobie Brothers. See more »

Nickname:

Doobie McDonald

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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