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Louis Armstrong (I) (1901–1971)

Louis Armstrong grew up poor in a single-parent household. He was 13 when he celebrated the New Year by running out on the street and firing a pistol that belonged to the current man in his mother's life. At the Colored Waifs Home for Boys, he learned to play the bugle and the clarinet and joined the home's brass band. They played at socials, ... See full bio »

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 2017 Moon Rock City (performer: "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive")
 2016 The Grand Tour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Happy Finnish Christmas (2016) ... (performer: "When the Saints Go Marching In" - uncredited)
 2016 Assassin's Creed (performer: "The Frim Fram Sauce")
 2016 Blue Bloods (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Confessions (2016) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2016 The Good Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- ...Someone Like Me as a Member (2016) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2016 Gotham (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mad City: Follow the White Rabbit (2016) ... (performer: "La Vie en Rose" - uncredited)
 2016 20th Century Women (performer: "Basin Street Blues")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Edele Lynch (2016) ... (performer: "We Have All the Time in the World" - uncredited)
 2016 A United Kingdom ("I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)")
 2016 Containment (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Path to Paradise (2016) ... (performer: "The Nearness of You" - uncredited)
 2016 Finding Dory (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2016 Morfi, todos a la mesa (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 February 2016 (2016) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2015 Supergirl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Livewire (2015) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2015 My Hindu Friend (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2015 Phantom Boy (performer: "Dream a Little Dream of Me")
 2015 Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2015 Mein Salzburg (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2015 Bessie (TV Movie) (performer: "Weary Blues", "(What Did I Do To Be So) Black and Blue")
 2015 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Death Defying Feats (2015) ... (performer: "Weary Blues")
 2015 Lang historie kort (performer: "Darling Nelly Grey")
 2015 Shut Up and Talk (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tommy Wiseau (2015) ... ("Struttin' with some Barbecue")
 2015 Forever (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Best Foot Forward (2015) ... (performer: "St. Louis Blues" - uncredited)
 2015 Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (TV Movie) (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On", "Hello, Dolly!", "Solitude", "It's Been a Long, Long Time" - uncredited)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Week 9 Results (2014) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World/What a Wonderful Life")
 2014 Intresseklubben (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Celibat (2014) ... (performer: "When the Saints Go Marching In")
 2014 Grantchester (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" - uncredited)
 2013-2014 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Devil You Know (2014) ... (performer: "(Up A) Lazy River", "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" - uncredited)
- Resignation (2013) ... (performer: "Good Time Flat Blues (aka Farwell to Storyville)" - uncredited)
 2014 Men, Women & Children (performer: "Melancholy Blues")
 2014 One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film (Documentary) (performer: "They All Laughed' written by nm0006097 & nm0314857)
 2014 Britain's Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Mack the Knife")
 2014 Easy Life (performer: "Struttin With Some Barbecue") / (writer: "Struttin With Some Barbecue")
 2014 Salaud, on t'aime. (performer: "They Can't Take That Away from Me", "Cheek to Cheek")
 2014 Alive Inside (Documentary) (performer: "When the Saints Go Marching In")
 2013 Blue Jasmine (performer: "Aunt Hagar's Blues") / (writer: "Back O'Town Blues")
 2013 Bi no tsubo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tokyo no mizube (2013) ... (performer: "When You're Smiling")
 2013 The Great Gatsby (performer: "St Louis Blues", "Ain't Misbehavin'")
 2013 From the Future with Love (Short) (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2013 Mob Short: An Inconvenient Affair (Short) (performer: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN")
 2013 Förtroligheten (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2012 Three Vignettes (Video short) (performer: "Struttin' With Some Barbecue")
 2012 Metal Hurlant Chronicles (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shelter Me (2012) ... (performer: "When You're Smiling")
 2012 For Sale (Short) (performer: "It's a Long, Long Journey")
 2012 Everything or Nothing (Documentary) (performer: "We Have All The Time In The World")
 2012 Rude Tube (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Animal Anarchy (2012) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2012 Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Lost Child (2012) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2012 A Little Dream of Me (Short) (performer: "Dream a Little Dream of Me")
 2012 Beware of Mr. Baker (Documentary) (performer: "Boff Boff" written by nm0370098)
 2012 Castle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Blue Butterfly (2012) ... (performer: "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Back to the Sea (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2011 New Year's Eve (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2011 The Mentalist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blinking Red Light (2011) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2011 Tom Sawyer ("If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)")
 2011 Friends with Kids (performer: "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm")
 2011 Monte Carlo (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2011 L.A. Noire (Video Game) (performer: "Before Long")
 2011 The Fairy (performer: "It's Wonderful" written by Leroy Smith, nm0661695 & Cameron Slater Wells)
 2011 Jumping the Broom (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2010 De Pernas pro Ar (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2010 American Dad! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- White Rice (2010) ... (performer: "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen" - uncredited)
 2010 An Idiot Abroad (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Karl Comes Home (2010) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2010 Di Di Hollywood (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (performer: "St. James Infirmary Blues")
 2010 Shanghai (performer: "If I Can Be With You (One Hour Tonight)")
 2010 Treme (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Do You Know What It Means (2010) ... (performer: "West End Blues" - uncredited)
 2010 Annie MG (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hoofdstuk 4 (2010) ... (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Jeepers Creepers")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2009 Soul Kitchen (performer: "The Creator Has a Master Plan")
 2009 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.16 (2009) ... (performer: "When the Saint's Go Marching In")
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (performer: "Bout Time", "Ten Feet Off The Ground", "Ten Feet Off the Ground")
 2009 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Good, the Sad and the Drugly (2009) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2009 The Cry of the Owl (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On")
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (performer: "Dear Old Southland", "If I Could Be with You (One Hour Tonight)") / (writer: "Big Butter and Egg Man")
 2008 French Film (performer: "A Kiss To Build A Dream On")
 2008 Getaway (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.28 (2008) ... (performer: "We Have All The Time In The World" - uncredited)
 2008 WALL·E (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2008 Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chris (2008) ... (performer: "West end Blues" - uncredited)
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lucky (2007) ... (performer: "Sittin' in the Dark")
 2007 American Gangster (performer: "Winter Wonderland" (1934))
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 1989 - 2007) (music - 1 episode, 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (2007) ... (performer: "Now You Has Jazz")
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (music: "Swing That Music", "Cornet Chop Suey", "Potato Head Blues") / (performer: "C'est si bon") / (writer: "Someday")
 2005-2006 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Merry Little Christmas (2006) ... (performer: "'Zat You, Santa Claus?")
- DNR (2005) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2006 Men in Trees (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Caribou in the Room (2006) ... (performer: "A Kiss To Build Your Dreams On" - uncredited)
 2004-2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Sandhogs (2006) ... (performer: "That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)", "I Wonder")
- Beautiful Little Fool (2006) ... (performer: "Heebie Jeebies")
- The Letter (2004) ... (performer: "Stars Fell On Alabama")
 2006 La hora fría (performer: "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2006 Southland Tales (performer: "If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)")
 2006 Relative Strangers (performer: "Exactly like You")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2006 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Round 1 (2006) ... ("What a Wonderful World")
 2005 Lord of War (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" (1935))
 2005 Bewitched (performer: "'Bout Time" (1968))
 2005 Madagascar (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2005 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- M.A.D. (2005) ... (performer: "Our Love Is Here to Stay")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photographs of Milt Hinton (2005) ... (performer: "Come Back Sweet Papa") / (writer: "Wild Man Blues" - as L. Armstrong)
- The Political Dr. Seuss (2004) ... (performer: "Hotter Than That")
 2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (performer: "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (1930))
 2004 Suwingu gâruzu (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1997-2004 The Practice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers) (2004) ... (performer: "Hello Brother")
- Hide and Seek (1997) ... (performer: "Hello Brother")
 1999-2004 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Fährte aufgenommen (2004) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
- Racheengel (2001) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
- Lust & Sühne (2001) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
- Hahn im Korb (1999) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2004 Miracle (performer: "White Christmas")
 2003 Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (2003) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2003 Chocolate com Pimenta (TV Series) (performer: "Mack the Knife (Moritat)")
 2003 Love Me If You Dare (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2003 Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- La larga noche del maletín (2003) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 2003 Chooch (performer: "A KISS TO BUILD A DREAM ON")
 2003 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sweet Charity (2003) ... (performer: "When You're Smiling" - uncredited)
 2003 La gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2003 Normal (TV Movie) (writer: "If We Never Meet Again")
 2003 Die Lugners (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2003) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2002 Sinatra: The Classic Duets (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Birth of the Blues" - uncredited)
 2002 The Quiet American (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2002 Mr. Deeds (performer: "Cheek To Cheek")
 2002 Bowling for Columbine (Documentary) (performer: "What a Wonderful World" (1967))
 2002 Forsthaus Falkenau (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Glück im Unglück (2002) ... (performer: "As Time Goes By (A Kiss Is Just A Kiss)" - uncredited)
 2001-2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- For Harry, with Love & Squalor (2002) ... (performer: "Chinatown, My Chinatown" - uncredited)
- You Can't Go Home Again (2001) ... (performer: "Solitude" - uncredited)
 2002 Livshunger (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (performer: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN")
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (performer: "WHEN YOU'RE SMILING")
 2001 Les Refrains de la mémoire (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- C'est si bon... 1947/48 (2001) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 2001 Serendipity (performer: "Cool Yule")
 2001 The Cat's Meow (performer: "Everybody Loves My Baby" (1924))
 2001 Pearl Harbor (performer: "Jeepers Creepers")
 2001 Town & Country (performer: "Ain't Misbehavin'" (1929))
 2001 Russian Doll (performer: "Kiss of Fire")
 2001 Blow (performer: "Cool Yule")
 2001 Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hopeless (2001) ... ("What A Wonderful World")
 2000 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Rory's Birthday Parties (2000) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
- Kill Me Now (2000) ... (performer: "A Kiss To Build A Dream On")
 2000 Pollock (performer: "Blues in the South", "Mahogany Hall Stomp")
 2000 The Closer You Get (performer: "A Kiss To Build A Dream On")
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret (performer: "Muskrat Ramble" - as Louie Armstrong)
 1999 Liberty Heights (performer: "If")
 1999 Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Movie) (performer: "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off")
 1999 My Life So Far (performer: "The Sunny Side of the Street" (1930))
 1999 The Love Letter (performer: "I'm in the Mood for Love")
 1999 Seven Days (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Vegas Heist (1999) ... (performer: "Mack The Knife")
 1999 Nash Bridges (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Angel of Mercy (1999) ... ("What a Wonderful World")
 1999 Les enfants du marais (performer: "West End Blues")
 1999 Office Space (performer: "All That Meat and No Potatoes" (1941))
 1999 My Favorite Martian (performer: "Let's Fall in Love")
 1999 At First Sight (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On", "They Can't Take That Away from Me")
 1998 You've Got Mail (performer: "Dummy Song")
 1998 Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (Video Game) (performer: "A Kiss To Build A Dream On")
 1998 The King of Queens (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Head First (1998) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary) (performer: "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You")
 1998 À la place du coeur (performer: "Beale Street Blues")
 1998 Madeline (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (performer: "Talk to the Animals")
 1998 The Impostors (performer: "Skokiaan")
 1998 Wrestling with Alligators (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1997 My Son the Fanatic (performer: "Back O'Town Blues") / (writer: "Back O'Town Blues" - as Armstrong)
 1997 Still Breathing (performer: "Old Man Mose") / (writer: "Old Man Mose")
 1997 George Wallace (TV Movie) (performer: "We Shall Overcome")
 1997 Out to Sea (performer: "I Only Have Eyes For You" (1934))
 1997 Taste of Cherry (performer: "St. James Infirmary" - uncredited)
 1997 That Old Feeling (performer: "That Old Feeling")
 1997 Secrets of the Heart (performer: "Lord You Made the Night Too Long")
 1997 Wild Man Blues (Documentary) (writer: "Wild Man Blues", "Hear Me Talkin' To Ya")
 1996 My Fellow Americans (performer: "Life Is So Peculiar")
 1996 7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Color of God (1996) ... (performer: "When You're Smiling " - uncredited)
 1996 Nitrato d'argento (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Be Glad When You Are Dead")
 1996 Children of the Revolution (performer: "Just One of Those Things", "You're the Top)
 1996 Chloé (TV Movie) (performer: "La Vie en Rose", "C'est si bon")
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Deprogrammers (1996) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1996 El secdleto de la tlompeta (Short) (performer: "Skokiaan")
 1996 Prisoner of the Mountains (performer: "GO DOWN MOSES" (trad))
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (performer: " (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You")
 1995 Twelve Monkeys (performer: "What a Wonderful World" (1967))
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1995 Cybill (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cybill Discovers the Meaning of Life (1995) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1995 Forget Paris (performer: "April In Paris")
 1995 French Kiss (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (performer: "Makin' Whoopee")
 1995 Miami Rhapsody (performer: "JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS")
 1994 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 November 1994 (1994) ... (performer: "We Have All the Time in the World")
 1994 Love Affair (performer: "Life Is So Peculiar")
  Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1994) (music - 1 episode, 1994)
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... (performer: "Beau Koo Jack") / (writer: "Beau Koo Jack")
- A National Heirloom (1994) ... (lyrics: "Hear Me Talkin' to Ya") / (music: "Hear Me Talkin' to Ya") / (performer: "Savoyagers Stomp", "Hear Me Talkin' to Ya", "West End Blues", "Chicago Breakdown", "Saint James Infirmary", "Fireworks", "Mandy Make Up Your Mind", "Everybody Loves My Baby (But My Baby Don't Love Nobody But Me)", "New Orleans Hop Scop Blues", "Wild Cat Blues")
 1994 Only You (performer: "Only You (And You Alone)")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (performer: "YOU GO TO MY HEAD")
 1994 Florida Lady (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lauf dem Leben nicht davon (1994) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1993 Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music (Documentary) (performer: "West End Blues")
 1993 The Kennedy Years: JFK Remembered (Documentary short) (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On")
 1992 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Thanksgiving (1992) ... (performer: "Cabaret" - uncredited)
 1992 Erotikkuna kankei (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1992 Ciao, Professore! (performer: "What a Wonderful World", "Ain't Misbehavin")
 1992 Mr. Saturday Night (performer: "La Vie en Rose", "Fantastic, That's You")
 1992 Storyville (performer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 1992 Class Act (performer: "Jeepers Creepers")
 1992 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) ... (performer: "Hello Dolly!" (1964) - uncredited)
 1991 Rambling Rose (performer: "Dixie")
 1991 Vamp (TV Series) (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1991 Guilty by Suspicion (performer: "I'M JUST A LUCKY SO AND SO", "JEEPERS CREEPERS")
 1991 Scenes from a Mall (performer: "Give Me Your Kisses (I'll Give You My Heart)")
 1991 Queens Logic (performer: "I've Got the World on a String")
 1990 Twin Peaks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1990) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1990 The Green Man (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1990 Texasville (performer: "Basin Street Blues", "He's A Son Of The South")
 1990 Come See the Paradise (writer: "If We Never Meet Again")
 1989 Driving Miss Daisy (performer: "KISS OF FIRE" (1952))
 1989 Harlem Nights (performer: "Drop Me Off In Harlem")
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (performer: "Our Love Is Here To Stay", "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off", "Auld Lang Syne" (uncredited))
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Womb with a View (1988) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 1988 John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (Documentary) (performer: "St. Louis Blues")
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Season's Greetings (1987) ... (performer: "Christmas in New Orleans")
 1987 The Puppetoon Movie (writer: "Old Man Mose")
 1986 Soul Man (performer: " (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue")
 1985 The Color Purple (performer: "My Heart")
 1985 Unser Auto wird 100 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Geht es auch ohne? (1985) ... (performer: "Flee As A Bird")
 1984 Karkalou (performer: "St. Louis Blues", "Georgia on My Mind")
 1984 Repo Man (performer: "See See Rider")
 1981 Remember When... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Birds and the Bees ... (performer: "Basin Street")
 1981 They All Laughed (performer: "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'", "MEMORIES OF YOU")
 1981 The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 1980 Stardust Memories (performer: "Stardust" (1929))
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (performer: "Hello Dolly")
 1979 Saint Jack (performer: "I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jelly Roll", "Basin Street Blues", "Someday You'll Be Sorry") / (writer: "Someday You'll Be Sorry")
 1979 Escape to Athena (performer: "Oh When the Saints Go Marching In" - uncredited)
 1978 Killer of Sheep (performer: "West End Blues")
 1977 Otto V (TV Movie) (performer: "Im Frühtau zu Berge wir zieh'n")
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teresa Brewer (1977) ... (writer: "Cheesecake")
 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Documentary) (performer: "Now You Has Jazz" (1956) - uncredited)
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth (performer: "Blueberry Hill")
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (performer: "Jeepers Creepers" (1938))
 1975 The Day of the Locust (performer: "JEEPERS CREEPERS")
 1971 Minnie and Moskowitz (writer: "Yes, I'm In The Barrel" - uncredited)
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1970) ... (performer: "Blue Yodel #9", "Almost Persuaded", "Crystal Chandelier", "Ramblin' Rose")
 1969 Hello, Dolly! (performer: "Hello, Dolly!" (1964) - uncredited)
 1969 On Her Majesty's Secret Service (performer: "We Have all the Time in the World")
 1968 The 40th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Bare Necessities")
 1967 Iyulskiy dozhd (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 1966-1967 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.16 (1967) ... (performer: "So Long Dearie", "The Faithful Hussar", "The Five Pennies Saint")
- Episode #4.9 (1966) ... (performer: "Ja Da", "Rockin' Chair", "Basin Street Blues", "Mack the Knife", "Hello, Dolly", "C'est si bon")
 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.1 (1966) ... (performer: "Cabaret")
 1966 A Man Called Adam (lyrics: "Someday Sweetheart", "Back o' Town Blues") / (music: "Someday Sweetheart", "Back o' Town Blues") / (performer: "Someday Sweetheart", "Back o' Town Blues")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.17 (1965) ... (performer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South", "Struttin' with Some Barbeque", "I've Got a Lot of Living to Do", "Mack the Knife", "Ole Miss Blues", "I've Got a Lot of Livin' to Do")
- Episode #2.15 (1965) ... (performer: "Blueberry Hill", "Hello, Dolly", "When the Saints Come Marching In", "Indiana", "Sleepy Time Down South", "The Bucket's Got a Hole in It", "I Left My Heart in San Francisco")
 1965 When the Boys Meet the Girls (performer: "Throw it Out Your Mind") / (writer: "Throw it Out Your Mind")
 1962 Measure of a Man (Short) (music: "When The Saints Go Marching In")
 1961 Auf Wiedersehen (performer: "Canal St Blues", "Dipper Mouth Blues", "Pretty Little Missy", "Back O Town Blues")
 1961 Paris Blues ("Wild Man Moore", uncredited)
 1961 Discorama (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 July 1961 (1961) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.18 (1961) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 1959 The Beat Generation (performer: "Someday You'll Be Sorry", "The Beat Generation") / (writer: "Someday You'll Be Sorry")
 1959 The Five Pennies (performer: "Goodnight - Sleep Tight" (1959), "When the Saints Go Marching In" (1896), "After You've Gone" (1918) (uncredited), "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" (1902) (uncredited), "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (1862) (uncredited))
 1959 Die Nacht vor der Premiere (performer: "Kisses in the Night")
 1957-1959 Timex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- The Golden Age of Jazz (1959) ... (performer: "Now You Has Jazz" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 10 November 1958 (1958) ... (performer: "I Love Jazz", "South Rampart Street Parade" (uncredited), "Georgia On My Mind", "Lazy Bones", "Rockin' Chair", "Lazy River")
- Episode dated 30 April 1958 (1958) ... (performer: "Muskrat Ramble", "Jeepers Creepers" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 December 1957 (1957) ... (performer: "Blueberry Hill", "Rockin' Chair" - uncredited)
 1958 Les tricheurs (as Armstrong, "Wild Man Blues")
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (performer: "Now You Has Jazz", "The Birth of the Blues", "On the Sunny Side of the Street" - uncredited)
 1957 Satchmo the Great (Documentary) (performer: "St Louis Blues", "When the Saint's Go Marching In", "Memphis Blues")
 1956 High Society (performer: "High Society Calypso" - uncredited)
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story (performer: "Basin Street Blues" - uncredited)
 1952 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (1952) ... (performer: "I'm Confessin'", "Lonesome Man Blues" - uncredited)
 1951 Teresa Brewer and the Firehouse Five Plus Two (Short) (writer: "Old Man Mose" - uncredited)
 1951 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (1951) ... (performer: "Jeepers Creepers" - uncredited)
 1951 Here Comes the Groom (performer: "MISTO CRISTOFO COLUMBO")
 1951 The Strip (performer: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On") / (writer: "J.T. Jive" - uncredited)
  Sugar Hill Times (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1949) (writer - 1 episode, 1949)
- Episode #1.1 (1949) ... (performer: "Swing That Music", "On The Sunny Side Of The Street", "Shadrack", "When The Saints Go Marching In" - uncredited) / (writer: "Swing That Music" - uncredited)
 1948 A Song Is Born (performer: "A Song Is Born" (1948), "Goldwyn Stomp" (1947) (uncredited))
 1948 Boarding House Blues (writer: "THROW IT OUT OF YOUR MIND" - uncredited)
 1947 New Orleans (performer: "(Do You Know What It Means to Miss) New Orleans" (1947), "Maryland, My Maryland" (1861) (uncredited), "Where the Blues Were Born in New Orleans" (1947), "Buddy Bolden's Blues" (uncredited), "Farewell to Storyville" (uncredited), "The Blues Are Brewin'" (1947), "Endie" (1947), "West End Blues" (uncredited))
 1946 Jasper in a Jam (Short) (writer: "Old Man Mose is Dead")
 1946 Headline Bands (Short) (writer: "Old Man Mose" - uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City ("RHYTHM FOR SALE") / (performer: "HARLEM ON PARADE", "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'")
 1944 Jam Session (performer: "I Can't Give You Anything but Love")
 1939 Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Old Man Mose" - uncredited)
 1939 Lying Lips (lyrics: "I've Got a Heart Full of Rhythm" - uncredited) / (music: "I've Got a Heart Full of Rhythm" - uncredited)
 1938 Going Places (performer: "Jeepers Creepers" (1938), "Mutiny in the Nursery" (1938) - uncredited)
 1938 Alibi Time (Short) (writer: "Old Man Mose" - uncredited)
 1937 Clean Pastures (Short) (performer: "Swing for Sale")
 1937 Swing Wedding (Short) (performer: "Sweethearts on Parade" - uncredited)
 1936 Pennies from Heaven (performer: "Skeleton in the Closet" (1936))
 1932 A Rhapsody in Black and Blue (Short) (performer: "Shine", " (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You")
 1932 I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You (Short) (performer: "High Society" (uncredited), "(I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You", "Chinatown, My Chinatown" (uncredited))
Show Show Actor (31 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (65 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (70 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Single (as Louis Armstrong and Friends): "Give Peace A Chance" / "The Creator Has A Masterplan" (Amsterdam Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 16 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis Armstrong und seine All-Stars | Original New Orleans Ragtime Band | Satchmo | Louis Armstrong's Hot Seven


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on being asked about his #1 song "Hello Dolly"] It sure feels good to be up there with [The Beatles]. See more »


Interestingly enough, Armstrong had never heard of either the song or show "Hello, Dolly!" when he recorded it. To him, it was just the lead song on an album of show tunes, and he was more surprised than anyone when both the single and the album (Kapp 1964) went to #1 on the Billboard charts. What makes this accomplishment all the more remarkable is that it happened at the height of the so-called... See more »


Distinctively gravelly singing voice


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