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Charles Aznavour


Beloved French chanson entertainer Charles Aznavour, who wrote more than 800 songs, recorded more than 1,000 of them in French, English, German and Spanish and sold over 100 million records in all, was born Chahnour Varinag Aznavourian on May 22, 1924, in Paris, the younger of two children born to Armenian immigrants who fled to France. His mother ... See full bio »

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Known For

Notting Hill
Notting Hill Soundtrack
(1999)
Seven Pounds
Seven Pounds Soundtrack
(2008)
The Hundred-Foot Journey
(2014)
Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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 2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gala 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Venecia sin ti (Que c'est triste Venise)")
 2016 Celui qu'on attendait (lyrics: "Emmenez-moi") / (music: "Emmenez-moi") / (performer: "Emmenez-moi")
 2015 Dispuesto a todo (TV Movie) (writer: "She")
 2015 By the Sea (performer: "Il Faut Savoir") / (writer: "Il Faut Savoir")
 2015 Demolition (performer: "La Bohème") / (writer: "La Bohème")
 2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey (lyrics: "Yesterday When I Was Young") / (music: "Yesterday When I Was Young") / (performer: "Yesterday When I Was Young")
 2014 Il était une fois... Patrick Bruel (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Les emmerdes")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (writer: "She")
 2013 Circus Halligalli (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cirque d'HalliGalli: Die große Jahresabschlussfeier (2013) ... (performer: "Du lässt dich geh'n")
 2013 Piaf: Hymnes à la môme (TV Special) (lyrics: "Jezabel")
 2013 Tumman veden päällä (writer: "Eilen kun mä tiennyt en")
 2013 Pour une femme ("La java des fantômes")
  De wereld draait door (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #8.62 (2012) ... (performer: "Emmenez-moi") / (writer: "Emmenez-moi")
 2012 Alexandra - Stimme der Sehnsucht: Der rätselhafte Tod eines Stars (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "La Mamma" - uncredited) / (writer: "La Mamma" - uncredited)
 2012/I Was bleibt (lyrics: "Du lässt Dich geh'n" (Tu te laisses aller)) / (music: "Du lässt Dich geh'n" (Tu te laisses aller))
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "What's The Difference")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.7 (2011) ... (writer: "She" - uncredited)
 2011 Melancholia ("SHE")
 2011 t Schaep met de 5 pooten (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Raquel (2011) ... (writer: "Gisteren was ik nog jong")
  Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #5.13 (2010) ... (performer: "Venecia sin ti (Que c'est triste Venise)") / (writer: "Venecia sin ti (Que c'est triste Venise)")
 2010 A vos caisses! (TV Movie) (music: "For me formidable")
 2010 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (performer: "Parce que") / (writer: "Parce que")
 2009 Mes amis, mes amours, mes emmerdes (TV Series) (lyrics: "Mes emmerdes") / (music: "Mes emmerdes")
 2009 Julie & Julia (performer: "Mes Emmerdes") / (writer: "Mes Emmerdes")
 2008 Seven Pounds (performer: "For Me Formidable") / (writer: "For Me Formidable")
 2008 Diary of a Nymphomaniac (performer: "She") / (writer: "She" - as Charles Aznaourian)
 2008 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dolores Duran (2008) ... (writer: "Sur Ma Vie")
 2008 The Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 February 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "You've Let Yourself Go (Tu t'Laisses Aller)")
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #2.1 (2008) ... (performer: "Venecia sin ti (Que c'est triste Venise)") / (writer: "Venecia sin ti (Que c'est triste Venise)")
  Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007)
- Episode dated 16 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "She") / (writer: "She")
- Episode dated 10 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "She") / (writer: "She")
 2007 Pour le meilleur et pour le rire: La croisière du rire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Que c'est triste, Venise")
 2006 Parkinson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 September 2006 (2006) ... (writer: "Quiet Love (Mon Émouvant Amour)")
 2006 Love and Other Disasters ("She")
 2006 Infamous (writer: "Yesterday When I Was Young")
 2006 Quand j'étais chanteur (writer: "Mourir d'Aimer (Morir Di Amor)")
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 11 - Filmmusikk (2006) ... (writer: "She")
 2006 Inside the Actors Studio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liza Minnelli (2006) ... (writer: "Quiet Love (Mon Émouvant Amour)")
 2006 Avenue Montaigne ("Les comédiens") / (performer: "Les comédiens")
 2006 Quatre étoiles (lyrics: "On n'a plus 15 ans")
 2005 L'anniversaire (lyrics: "Emmenez-moi") / (music: "La Bohême", "Emmenez-moi")
 2005 The First Day of My Life (Short) (music: "For me...Formidable")
 2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. (performer: "Emmenez-moi", "Hier encore") / (writer: "Emmenez-moi", "Hier encore")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcards (2004) ... (writer: "Breathe")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.10 (2003) ... (writer: "Breathe")
 2003 The Cost of Living (performer: "La Bohème") / (writer: "La Bohème")
 2002 The Truth About Charlie (lyrics: "Quand Tu M'aimes") / (music: "Quand Tu M'aimes") / (performer: "Quand Tu M'aimes")
 2002 Nackt (performer: "Du Lässt Dich Geh'n (Tu Te Laisses Aller)") / (writer: "Du Lässt Dich Geh'n (Tu Te Laisses Aller)")
 2001 Change moi ma vie (writer: "Hier encore")
 2001 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 March 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "She" - uncredited)
 2000 Tadpole (music: "She" (1974))
 2000 Maelstrom (performer: "Les deux guitares", "Et pourtant")
 2000 La parenthèse enchantée (performer: "Hier encore") / (writer: "Hier encore")
 2000 Samotári (performer: "For Me Formi Dable", "L'amour c'est comme un jour") / (writer: "For Me Formi Dable", "L'amour c'est comme un jour")
 1999 Eyes Wide Shut (lyrics: "Old Fashioned Way" (1953))
 1999 Notting Hill (performer: "SHE") / (writer: "SHE")
 1998 Goodbye, 20th Century (writer: "My Way")
 1998 Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (performer: "Nuestra juventud")
 1997 Same Old Song (performer: "Et moi, dans mon coin") / (writer: "Et moi, dans mon coin")
 1996 The Apartment (performer: "Le temps") / (writer: "Le temps")
 1995 L'âge des possibles (writer: "La bohème")
 1992 Makinavaja, el último choriso (writer: "La Mamma")
 1989 Jake Spanner, Private Eye (TV Movie) (writer: "Dance in the Old Fashioned Way")
 1989 Frank, Liza & Sammy: The Ultimate Event (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Sailor Boys", "Mon Amour" - uncredited)
 1987 Zeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Henny Huisman (1987) ... (lyrics: "Old Fashioned Way" - uncredited)
 1984 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie) (performer: "She") / (writer: "She")
 1983 Edith and Marcel (performer: "C'est un gars", "Dans un creux de mon épaule", "Je n'attendais que toi") / (writer: "C'est un gars", "Dans un creux de mon épaule", "Je n'attendais que toi", "Avant toi", "La Prière")
 1983 Archipel des amours (writer: "Plus bleu que tes yeux")
 1982 Qu'est-ce qui fait courir David? (lyrics: "La Trentaine", "Allez viens", "Bien sur", "Prends le temps", "D'egal a egal", "Feline", "Et que je t'aime")
 1981 Assassination Attempt (lyrics: "Une Vie D'Amour (Thème Du Film)") / (performer: "Une Vie D'Amour (Thème Du Film)", "Vetchnai Lioubov (Une Vie D'Amour)")
 1980 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1980) ... (writer: "Voor mijn dochtertje")
 1979 Shirley MacLaine at the Lido (TV Movie) (performer: "Yesterday When I Was Young", "The Old Fashioned Way") / (writer: "Yesterday When I Was Young", "The Old Fashioned Way")
 1979 The Golden Lady (performer: "We Had It All (Me voilà Seul)") / (writer: "We Had It All (Me voilà Seul)")
 1978 Top club dimanche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Avé Maria")
 1978 Embraye bidasse... ça fume (writer: "Look at me I love you (Idiote, je t'aime)")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1978) (performer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Roy Clark (1978) ... (music: "Yesterday When I Was Young")
- Charles Aznavour (1976) ... (performer: "Dance, The Old Fashioned Way", "Inchworm")
 1976 De ondergang van de Onan (TV Movie) ("Les comédiens") / (performer: "Les comédiens")
 1976 Killer Force (lyrics: "The Old Fashioned Way")
 1975 Hustle ("Yesterday When I Was Young") / (performer: "Yesterday When I Was Young")
 1974 Sounds Like Les Dawson (TV Special) (writer: "Dance The Old Fashioned Way" - uncredited)
 1974 Ein Unbekannter rechnet ab (performer: "Dance In The Old Fashioned Way (Les Plaisirs Démodés)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dance In The Old Fashioned Way (Les Plaisirs Démodés)" - uncredited)
 1974 Seven Faces of Woman (TV Series) (performer: "She") / (writer: "She")
 1974 And Now My Love (writer: "L'orange", "Galiée")
 1972 Un Flic (lyrics: "C'est ainsi que les Choses arrivent")
 1972 Liza with a Z (TV Special) (writer: "You've Let Yourself Go")
 1972 Cadet Rousselle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 March 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Mourir d'aimer")
 1972 Les galets d'Étretat (lyrics: "Les Galets D'Étretat") / (music: "Les Galets D'Étretat") / (performer: "Les Galets D'Étretat")
 1971 Chronique d'un couple (performer: "On se réveillera") / (writer: "On se réveillera")
 1971 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #24.22 (1971) ... (writer: "Yesterday, When I Was Young")
 1971 Sapho ou La fureur d'aimer (lyrics: "Rien Que Nous", "Sapho")
 1971 Mourir d'aimer (performer: "Mourir d'aimer")
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 November 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "You've Let Yourself Go (Tu t'Laisses Aller)")
 1969 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Veteran's Day Show (1969) ... (music: "Yesterday When I Was Young" - uncredited)
 1968 Caroline chérie (lyrics: "Caroline") / (performer: "Caroline")
 1967 SOS Conspiracion Bikini (writer: "Venecia sin ti")
 1966 Come imparai ad amare le donne (lyrics: "Donne tes 16 ans") / (performer: "Donne tes 16 ans")
 1966 Hippodrome (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1966) ... (writer: "You've Let Yourself Go (Tu t'Laisses Aller)")
 1966 Le palmarès des chansons (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 April 1966 (1966) ... (lyrics: "À te regarder")
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.19 (1966) ... (lyrics: "There Is a Time" - uncredited)
 1966 Paris au mois d'août (lyrics: "Paris au mois d'août") / (performer: "Paris au mois d'août")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.49 (1965) ... (writer: "A Young Girl (of Sixteen)")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "For Mama")
 1965 Go Go Mania (writer: "For Mamma" - uncredited)
 1964 Une Femme Mariée (writer: "L'amour c'est comme un jour")
 1964 Cherchez l'idole (lyrics: "Crois-Moi, Mon Coeur", "Je N'y Peux Rien", "Il Faut Saisir Sa Chance", "La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser", "Ça N'a Pas D'Importance", "Si Tu Voulais M'aimer", "L'Ange Que J'attendais", "Prends Garde À Toi", "Bonne Chance", "Et Pourtant") / (performer: "Et Pourtant")
 1963 Je connais une blonde (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Viens")
 1963 The Adventures of Scaramouche ("Les comediens")
  La grande farandole (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1962) (music - 1 episode, 1962)
- Episode dated 31 December 1962 (1962) ... (lyrics: "Je t'attends") / (music: "Les comédiens")
 1962 Sweet Ecstasy (lyrics: "Il faut Saisir Sa Chance")
 1961 A Woman Is a Woman (performer: "Tu t'laisses aller" - uncredited) / (writer: "Tu t'laisses aller" - uncredited)
 1959 La nuit des traqués (performer: "Mon amour protège-moi") / (writer: "Mon amour protège-moi")
 1959 Pêcheur d'Islande (lyrics: "La Complainte de Gaud")
 1959 Riff Raff Girls (lyrics: "L'argent est le coeur du monde")
 1959 Too Late to Love (performer: "Pourquoi viens-tu si tard ?") / (writer: "Pourquoi viens-tu si tard ?")
 1958 Bell Book and Candle (lyrics: "Le Noyé Assassiné" - uncredited)
  Trente-Six Chandelles (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1958) (performer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Episode dated 10 December 1956 (1956) ... (performer: "On ne sait jamais')
 1958 Rock You Sinners (writer: "Cry Upon My Shoulder")
 1957 Trente-Six Chansons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charles Trenet (1957) ... (performer: "Biguine à Bango")
 1956 Bouquet de joie (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 November 1956 (1956) ... (lyrics: "Prends garde")
 1956 Mémoires d'un flic (lyrics: "Un inconnu a volé mon coeur")
 1947 Il était... trois chansons (Short) (lyrics: "De Montmartre au Quartier Latin")
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(May 4 to 29, 2016) He was composer and lyricist for the musical, "My Paris," new musical at the Long Wharf Theatre (Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre) in New Haven, Connecticut. Alfred Uhry wrote the book. Jason Robert Brown was English lyric adapter and musical adapter. Kathleen Marshall was director and ... See more »

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