Wayne Shorter

Wayne Shorter

music department, actor, composer

Wayne Shorter was born on Aug 25, 1933 in USA. Wayne Shorter's big-screen debut came with L'homme aux yeux d'argent directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre in 1985. Wayne Shorter is known for The Fugitive directed by Andrew Davis, Harrison Ford stars as Dr. Richard Kimble and Tommy Lee Jones as Samuel Gerard. Wayne Shorter has got 13 awards and 12 nominations so far. The most recent award Wayne Shorter achieved is Grammy Awards. The upcoming new movie Wayne Shorter plays is The Cat and the Moon which will be released on Jul 31, 2019.

Wayne Shorter was born on August 25, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity, Miles Ahead (2015), À la rencontre de Forrester (2000), and Le fugitif (1993). He has also appeared in the recent documentaries Jaco (2015) and Marcus (2015).Considered the greatest living jazz composer, he is a recipient of more than 10 Grammy Awards, a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, five honorary doctorate degrees, the Kennedy Center Honor and many other awards and honors for his contributions to music.Wayne also serves as a professor of music at the Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA.

  • Birthday

    Aug 25, 1933
  • Place of Birth

    Newark, New Jersey, USA

Known For


13 wins & 12 nominations

Grammy Awards
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Winner - Grammy
Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner - Grammy
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Winner - Grammy
Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Winner - Grammy
The Kennedy Center Honors
Winner - Kennedy Center Honors

Movies & TV Shows