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Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas was born on February 18, 1941 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA as Irma Lee. She has been married to Emile Jackson since 1976. She was previously married to Andrew Thomas. See full bio »

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Double Jeopardy Soundtrack
Down by Law Soundtrack
Shattered Soundtrack


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 2019 Watchmen (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own (2019) ... (performer: "Time Is On My Side")
 2019 The End of the F***ing World (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2019) ... (performer: "Ruler of My Heart")
 2018 The Miseducation of Cameron Post (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
  Black Mirror (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- Crocodile (2017) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)" - uncredited)
- White Christmas (2014) ... (writer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
- Fifteen Million Merits (2011) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)") / (writer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
 2017 Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (performer: "I Haven't Got Time to Cry")
 2017 Big Little Lies (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Once Bitten (2017) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)" - uncredited)
- Push Comes to Shove (2017) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)" - uncredited)
 2017 The Sense of an Ending (performer: "Time Is On My Side")
 2016 Burn Country (performer: "Ruler of My Heart")
  Casual (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Animals (2015) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)" - uncredited)
 2014 New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sister III (2014) ... (performer: "Breakaway")
 2013 Serangoon Road (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- My Girl (2013) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
- Heatwave (2013) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
- Shotgun (2013) ... (performer: "Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand)")
 2013 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Madness of King Windsor (2013) ... (performer: "Ruler Of My Heart")
 2012 Luck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys (2012) ... (performer: "Ruler of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2010 Treme (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shame, Shame, Shame (2010) ... (performer: "It's Raining" - uncredited)
 2010 Why Did I Get Married Too? (performer: "In the Middle of It All")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (performer: "Wish Someone Would Care") / (writer: "Wish Someone Would Care")
 2008 The Secret Life of Bees (performer: "Breakaway" (1964))
 2007 Shattered (performer: "I'll Take Care of You")
 2006 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- New Orleans Social Club (2006) ... (performer: "Look Up")
 2006 Deadwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unauthorized Cinnamon (2006) ... (performer: "Soul of a Man" - uncredited)
 2005 Animal (Video) (performer: "O Holy Night")
 2005 Make It Funky! (Documentary) (performer: "Old Records")
 2005 Slow Burn (performer: "Ruler of My Heart")
 2005 Stoned (performer: "Time is on My Side")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hard Cases (2003) ... (performer: "Ruler Of My Heart")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (performer: "Time is on My Side")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Guy Walks Into a Psychiatrist's Office (2000) ... (performer: "Time Is On My Side" - uncredited)
 1999 Double Jeopardy (performer: "No Use Talkin'")
 1998 Finding Graceland (performer: "It's Raining")
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Devil's Rainbow (1997) ... (performer: "Ruler of My Heart" - uncredited)
 1997 Mr. Jealousy (performer: "It's Raining")
 1991 The Rapture (performer: "Ruler of My Heart")
 1988 Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Down in New Orleans (1988) ... (performer: "Breakaway", "Working in the Coal Mine")
 1986 Down by Law (performer: "It's Raining")
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Other Works:

Single: "Save A Little Bit For Me" / "That's How I Feel About You" (Canyon Records) See more »

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Inducted into the Bluess Hall of Fame in 2009. See more »


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