• Prince's 7 Best Movie and TV Performances: From ‘Purple Rain' to ‘New Girl'

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    From his film debut in “Purple Rain ” to his last appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” Prince made rare - but unforgettable - appearances on the big and small screens.
    In his film debut, Prince played a semi-autobiographical musician who struggles in his home life and channels all his energy and passion into music. Designed as a star vehicle for the musician, the 1984 film contained several extended concert sequences.
    Prince directed and starred in 1986's “Under the Cherry Moon,” co-starring Kristin Scott Thomas. He played a gigolo who worked with a partner to swindle rich French women...
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  • PrinceDay: A Life in Pictures, From Before ‘Purple Rain' Fame to Final Appearances

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    From his earliest days, Prince was poised for musical greatness. Look back at key moments from the rock icon's life.
    Born Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Prince grew up in a musical home as both his parents were both jazz musicians.
    Hia debut solo album, “For You,” was released in 1978.
    He exuded an individual sense of style even during his early years.
    He rocked the world with “Purple Rain ” in 1984 - both the album and movie.
    Prince, dressed as The Joker, performs his single “Batdance” from the 1989 “Batman” movie soundtrack.
    Prince and his then-wife...
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