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Bo Diddley

Ever heard "I Want Candy" or "Not Fade Away" or "Willie & The Hand Jive", Shirley & Company's "Shame, Shame, Shame" or U2's "Desire" or George Michael's "Faith"? If you have, then you've heard the "Bo Diddley beat", the most famous beat in the world! One of the founding fathers of rock 'n' roll, Bo Diddley's innovative pounding and hypnotic, ...

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Dec 30, 1928 In McComb, Mississippi, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Shake, Rock and Roll
Latest Project:
Series Magic City 2017-10-19
Known For
Poster of The Wolf of Wall Street
Poster of The Help
Poster of Juno
Poster of Goodfellas
Movie Johnnie Be Good Himself 2018
Movie Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: High Grass Dogs, Live from the Fillmore Unknown 2018
Movie Bo Diddley: I Don't Sound Like Nobody Guitar, Vocal 2018
Movie 3-D Rocks Himself 2018
Movie Chuck Berry & Bo Diddley's Rock 'n' Roll All Star Jam Himself 2018
Movie The Legend of Bo Diddley None 2018
Movie The Kennedy Center Presents: A Tribute to Muddy Waters: King of the Blues Himself 2018
Series Magic City Unknown 2017-10-19
Series Mixology Unknown 2017-08-28
Movie The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years Unknown 2017-09-17
Series Vinyl Unknown 2016-02-14
Movie Gimme Danger Unknown 2016-08-05
Movie Girl on the Escalator Unknown 2016-04-15
Series The Aliens Unknown 2016-03-08
Series 11.22.63 Unknown 2016-02-15
Movie It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC Himself 2015-07-24
Movie Frankenstein Unknown 2015-10-29
Movie Entourage Unknown 2015-06-03
Series Mad Dogs Unknown 2015-01-15
Movie Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience Himself 2014-04-25
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series True Detective Unknown 2014-01-12
Movie My Music: 50s & 60s Rock Rewind Himself 2014-08-01
Movie M Is for Matchmaker Unknown 2014-10-10
Movie Lennon or McCartney Unknown 2014-12-12
Movie Jimi: All Is by My Side Unknown 2014-10-24
Movie The Wolf of Wall Street Unknown 2013-12-25
Movie The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Unknown 2013-01-25
Movie We're the Millers Unknown 2013-08-07
Series Sleepy Hollow Unknown 2013-09-16
Movie Not Fade Away Unknown 2013-07-19
Series Bates Motel Unknown 2013-03-18
Series Please Like Me Unknown 2013-02-28
Series The Sixties Unknown 2013-11-22
Movie Charlie Is My Darling Unknown 2012-10-26
Movie The Who Live in Texas '75 Unknown 2012-10-08
Movie Mockingbird Lane Unknown 2012-10-26
Movie Men in Black 3 Unknown 2012-05-25
Movie Beloved Unknown 2011-08-24
Movie The Help Unknown 2011-08-10
Movie UtopiaLand None 2011-03-11
Movie Mafia II Unknown 2010-08-24
Series The Walking Dead Unknown 2010-10-31
Movie Middle Men Unknown 2010-08-06
Series The Good Guys Unknown 2010-05-19
Movie Schlaflos in Oldenburg Unknown 2010-04-14
Series Eastbound & Down Unknown 2009-02-15
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright Himself 2009-10-19
Series Todd's Pop Song Reviews Unknown 2009-10-07
Series 30 for 30 Unknown 2009-10-06
Movie Funny People Unknown 2009-07-31
Movie No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos Unknown 2009-01-11
Movie Cadillac Records Unknown 2008-12-05
Movie RocknRolla Unknown 2008-10-31
Movie Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who Unknown 2008-10-25
Movie Definitely, Maybe Unknown 2008-02-14
Movie Electrified: The Story of the Maxwell Street Urban Blues Himself 2008-01-25
Movie What Love Is Unknown 2007-03-23
Movie Ganes Unknown 2007-09-28
Movie Mr. Woodcock Unknown 2007-09-14
Movie Ghost Rider Unknown 2007-02-16
Movie Juno Unknown 2007-12-25
Movie Wild Hogs Unknown 2007-03-02
Movie Introducing the Dwights Unknown 2007-07-20
Movie Cheat You Fair: The Story of Maxwell Street Himself 2006-12-31
Movie Grilled Unknown 2006-10-31
Movie Hollywoodland Unknown 2006-09-08
Movie Monamour Unknown 2006-06-10
Movie The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico Unknown 2005-02-01
Series How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Movie AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture Unknown 2005-09-23
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie The Dukes of Hazzard Unknown 2005-08-05
Movie Saving Face Unknown 2005-06-24
Movie The Life Unknown 2005-01-13
Movie Inside Deep Throat Unknown 2005-04-21
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Unknown 2003-02-07
Movie Foolproof Unknown 2003-10-03
Series The Blues Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Blues Odyssey Unknown 2003-11-01
Movie Rock at Fifty Himself 2003-11-29
Movie Bo Diddley & a Day in the Ring Himself 2003-12-01
Movie The Night We Called It a Day Unknown 2003-08-14
Movie Daddy Day Care Unknown 2003-05-09
Movie Chooch Unknown 2003-04-24
Movie American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration Unknown 2002-05-03
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 2002-01-12
Movie I Spy Unknown 2002-11-01
Series According to Jim Unknown 2001-10-03
Movie Joe Dirt Unknown 2001-04-11
Movie Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me Himself 2001-11-02
Movie Gone in Sixty Seconds Unknown 2000-06-09
Movie Keep on 'Rockin Himself 2000-03-25
Movie Boys Don't Cry Unknown 2000-03-31
Series So Weird Unknown 1999-01-18
Series The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie Jerry and Tom Unknown 1998-12-04
Series Later... With Jools Holland Unknown 1998-09-28
Movie The Making of 'Blues Brothers 2000' Unknown 1998-08-04
Movie Muddy Waters at Chicagofest Unknown 1998-07-08
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Unknown 1998-02-06
Movie The 40th Annual Grammy Awards Himself 1998
Movie Space Bunnies Must Die! Unknown 1998-09-25
Movie The Last Days of Frankie the Fly Unknown 1997-01-15
Movie The Locusts Unknown 1997-10-03
Movie Fire Down Below Unknown 1997-09-05
Movie Record Row: Cradle of Rhythm and Blues Himself 1997-02-20
Movie Ghosts of Mississippi Unknown 1997-01-03
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Himself 1996-11-28
Series VH1 Legends Unknown 1996-12-02
Movie Heaven's Prisoners Unknown 1996-05-17
Movie Salute to the '50s: The Reunion of the Decade Himself 1996-06-08
Movie The Long Kiss Goodnight Unknown 1996-10-11
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-10-02
Series The History of Rock 'n' Roll Himself 1995-03-06
Series Rock & Roll Himself 1995-09-24
Movie Live at the Joint Himself 1995-03-10
Movie Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge Himself 1995-12-05
Movie The Cowboy Way Unknown 1994-06-03
Movie Backbeat Unknown 1994-04-15
Movie Cops and Robbersons Unknown 1994-04-15
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie The Cutting Edge Unknown 1992-03-27
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Shakes the Clown Unknown 1992-03-13
Movie American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary Special Unknown 1992-05-13
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Series Golden Age of Rock'n'Roll Unknown 1991
Movie Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake Himself 1991-03-15
Series Cue the Music Unknown 1991-09-22
Series Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Leyendas de la guitarra Himself 1991-10-15
Movie Flight of the Intruder Unknown 1991-01-18
Movie Mermaids Unknown 1990-12-14
Movie Goodfellas Unknown 1990-09-21
Movie 24th Annual Country Music Association Awards Unknown 1990-10-08
Series Tohuwabohu Unknown 1990-10-15
Movie Rockula Axman 1990-02-23
Movie Shag Unknown 1989-07-21
Series Unplugged Unknown 1989-10-31
Movie Who Shot Patakango? Unknown 1989-08-01
Movie Lisa Unknown 1989-10-27
Series Doogie Howser, M.D. Unknown 1989-09-19
Movie Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! Legendary Guitarist 1989-08-18
Movie She's Out of Control Unknown 1989-04-14
Movie Bo Diddley - Willie Dixon: RockWalk Induction Himself 1989-04-27
Movie Earth Girls Are Easy Unknown 1989-05-12
Movie Short Circuit 2 Unknown 1988-07-06
Movie Stealing Home Unknown 1988-08-26
Movie John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band: Sweet Toronto Himself 1988-09-02
Movie Two Moon Junction Unknown 1988-04-29
Movie A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon Unknown 1988-02-26
Movie Tapeheads Unknown 1988-10-21
Movie Meatballs III: Summer Job Unknown 1987-01-09
Movie Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll Himself 1987-10-09
Movie The Big Town Unknown 1987-09-25
Movie La Bamba Unknown 1987-07-24
Series Designing Women Unknown 1986-09-29
Movie Willy/Milly Unknown 1986-11-14
Movie The Color of Money Unknown 1986-10-17
Series Crime Story Unknown 1986-09-18
Movie Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling Unknown 1986-05-02
Movie Better Off Dead... Unknown 1985-10-11
Movie American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration Himself 1985-12-01
Movie The Sex O'Clock News Unknown 1985-08-09
Movie Good Time Rock 'n' Roll Himself 1985-12-01
Movie Breaking All the Rules Unknown 1985-04-01
Movie Live Aid Unknown 1985-07-13
Movie Hells Angels Forever Himself 1984-03-22
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie Risky Business Unknown 1983-08-05
Movie Trading Places Unknown 1983-06-08
Movie This Is America Part 2 Himself 1980-09-05
Movie More American Graffiti Unknown 1979-08-03
Series WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1978-09-18
Movie The Last Waltz Unknown 1978-04-26
Movie American Bandstand's 25th Anniversary Himself 1977-02-04
Movie Good Old Days Himself 1977-10-11
Series Sha Na Na Unknown 1977-09-26
Series All You Need Is Love Himself 1977-02-12
Series The Wolfman Jack Show Unknown 1976
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series Donny and Marie Unknown 1975-11-16
Movie Diary of a Sinner Unknown 1974-05-31
Movie Let the Good Times Roll Himself 1973-07-19
Movie The London Rock and Roll Show Himself 1973-12-01
Series Iltatähti Unknown 1973
Series Shake, Rock and Roll Unknown 1973
Series The Midnight Special Unknown 1972-08-19
Movie Fritz the Cat Unknown 1972-10-16
Series In Concert Himself 1972-11-24
Movie Crush Proof Bo Diddley 1972-06-04
Series Music Scene Unknown 1969-09-22
Series Omnibus Unknown 1967-10-13
Movie The Big T.N.T. Show Himself 1966-01-01
Movie The T.A.M.I. Show Unknown 1964-12-29
Series Shindig! Unknown 1964-09-16
Series Hollywood a Go Go Unknown 1964-12-26
Movie Don't Knock the Twist Unknown 1962-06-06
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series Discs a Go-Go Unknown 1961-10-08
Series Thank Your Lucky Stars Unknown 1961-04-01
Series American Bandstand Unknown 1957-08-05
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20