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Actor Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Screamin' Jay Hawkins

  • Birth name:

    Jalacy J. Hawkins

  • Date of Birth:

    Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  • Height:

    6\' (1.83 m)


Screamin' Jay Hawkins was best known for his song "I Put a Spell On You, " which he recorded on the Okeh label in 1956 and which helped win him cult status in the United States, Europe and Japan. He had originally planned the tune as a ballad, but after a night of heavy drinking he tried again--screaming, yelling and groaning--and never looked back. The snorting, some say "cannibalistic" delivery got "I Put A Spell On You" banned from radio stations across the country. Hawkins went on to use the same dem... more

Screamin' Jay Hawkins Filmography

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Movie A Rage in Harlem A Rage in Harlem

as Himself

Movie Mystery Train Mystery Train

as Night Clerk (segment "Far From Yokohama")