Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes

American singer, composer, and actor (1942–2008)
Debonair baritone singer/songwriter and icon of soul who scored an unforgettable 1971 hit with the theme from Shaft.
BornAugust 20, 1942
HometownCovington, Tennessee, United States of America
Net worth$12 million
Height6'0" (1.82m)
SpouseAdjowa Hayes (m 2005 - 2009) , Emily Ruth Watson (m 1965 - 1972)
ChildrenIsaac Hayes III
ParentsIsaac Hayes, Sr. , Eula Hayes
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time
PG
1h 46min
1976
Soul Survivors
Soul Survivors
PG-13
2h 5min
1995
Isaac Hayes: Live at Montreux 2005
Isaac Hayes: Live at Montreux 2005
2012
Kill Switch
Kill Switch
R
1h 36min
2008
The History Makers: Courage
The History Makers: Courage
2005
Classic Soul at the BBC
Classic Soul at the BBC
2004
Only the Strong Survive
Only the Strong Survive
PG-13
1h 41min
2002
South Park: The Movie
South Park: The Movie
R
1h 20min
1999
South Park: The Cult of Cartman
South Park: The Cult of Cartman
1997
South Park Spook-Tacular!
South Park Spook-Tacular!
1997
Flipper
Flipper
PG
1h 36min
1996
Deadly Exposure
Deadly Exposure
R
1h 35min
1993
Prime Target
Prime Target
R
1h 27min
1991
Counterforce
Counterforce
R
1h 40min
1988
Betrayed by Innocence
Betrayed by Innocence
R
1h 36min
1986
Truck Turner
Truck Turner
R
1h 31min
1974
Three Tough Guys
Three Tough Guys
PG
1h 32min
1974
Save the Children
Save the Children
G
2h 3min
1973

Albums

Truck Turner
Truck Turner
1974
Tough Guys
Tough Guys
1974
Joy
Joy
1973
Black Moses
Black Moses
1971
Isaac Hayes Sings for Lovers
Isaac Hayes Sings for Lovers
2009
Instrumentals
Instrumentals
2003
Man!: The Ultimate Isaac Hayes 1969-1977
Man!: The Ultimate Isaac Hayes 1969-1977
2001
Shaft 2000 [Germany]
Shaft 2000 [Germany]
2000
Best of Isaac Hayes [Ace]
Best of Isaac Hayes [Ace]
1998
Collection
Collection
1995
Wonderful
Wonderful
1994
Double Feature: Truck Turner/Tough Guys
Double Feature: Truck Turner/Tough Guys
1993
Very Best of Isaac Hayes [1993]
Very Best of Isaac Hayes [1993]
1993
Love Attack
Love Attack
1988
Isaac's Moods: The Best of Isaac Hayes
Isaac's Moods: The Best of Isaac Hayes
1988
U-Turn
U-Turn
1986
Best of Isaac Hayes, Vol. 2
Best of Isaac Hayes, Vol. 2
1986
Best of Isaac Hayes, Vol. 1
Best of Isaac Hayes, Vol. 1
1986
Lifetime Thing
Lifetime Thing
1981
And Once Again
And Once Again
1980
Royal Rappin's
Royal Rappin's
1980
Don't Let Go
Don't Let Go
1979
For the Sake of Love
For the Sake of Love
1978
Hotbed
Hotbed
1978
Man and a Woman
Man and a Woman
1977
New Horizon
New Horizon
1977

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2006Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureHustle & FlowNominated