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FactUncle-in-law of Kevin McNulty and Susinn McFarlen.

Bobby Sparks is an American musician, composer, and bandleader. He is best known for his work with the band Snarky Puppy, with whom he has won two Grammy Awards.

Sparks was born in Dallas, Texas, on October 21, 1974. His father is a jazz trumpeter, and his mother is a singer. He has two older sisters. Sparks began playing piano at the age of four. He studied classical piano at the University of North Texas, where he earned a Bachelor of Music in 1997.

Sparks has been a member of Snarky Puppy since 2004. With the band, he has won two Grammy Awards, for Best R&B Performance (for the song “Something”) and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album (for Culcha Vulcha). He has also released three solo albums: New Beginnings (2006), The Bobby Sparks Trio (2009), and My Shining Hour (2013).

Sparks is married to singer-songwriter Lalah Hathaway. They have two children together.

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Full NameBobby Sparks
ProfessionMusical performer


Music GroupsSnarky Puppy, The RH Factor, Lingus, What About Me?, Shofukan
MoviesDestiny Turns on the Radio, Son of Sinbad, The Las Vegas Story, His Kind of Woman, My Forbidden Past, Born to Be Bad, Station West, Blondie Goes Latin, The Lady Consents, If I Had a Million

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1Brother-in-law of Barney McNulty, Ray Flin and June McNulty.
2Uncle-in-law of Kevin McNulty and Susinn McFarlen.
3Ex-brother-in-law of Theodore Westman Jr., Lolita Westman and Neville Westman.
4Father, with Nydia Westman, of a daughter, Kate Williamson.



The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters1963-1964TV Series producer - 7 episodes
Have Gun - Will Travel1962-1963TV Series producer - 6 episodes
Shannon1961-1962TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
The Hathaways1961TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Alcoa Theatre1960TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
The Lineup1957-1959TV Series producer - 3 episodes
Manhunt1959TV Series producer - 1 episode
Studio One in Hollywood1958TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
Bachelor Father1957TV Series producer
Son of Sinbad1955producer
She Couldn't Say No1954producer
Affair with a Stranger1953producer
The Las Vegas Story1952producer
His Kind of Woman1951producer
My Forbidden Past1951producer
Walk Softly, Stranger1950producer
Born to Be Bad1950producer
A Dangerous Profession1949producer
Easy Living1949producer
Station West1948producer
Out of the Past1947executive producer
Honeymoon1947executive producer
The Daring Young Man1942producer
Blondie for Victory1942producer
Meet the Stewarts1942producer
Blondie's Blessed Event1942producer
Shut My Big Mouth1942producer
Blondie Goes to College1942producer
Go West, Young Lady1941producer
Tillie the Toiler1941producer
Blondie in Society1941producer
Blondie Goes Latin1941producer
Blondie Plays Cupid1940producer
So You Won't Talk1940producer
Blondie Has Servant Trouble1940producer
Blondie on a Budget1940producer
Blondie Brings Up Baby1939producer
Beware Spooks!1939producer
Blondie Takes a Vacation1939producer
Blondie Meets the Boss1939associate producer
Blondie1938associate producer


The Lady Consents1936contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited
Cradle Song1933writer
If I Had a Million1932story - segments "China Shop", "Prologue", uncredited


Blondie Goes Latin1941uncredited

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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