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Natalie Cole (I) (1950–2015)


Growing up and living under the huge, daunting shadow of a singing icon can intimidate a son or daughter enough to want to look anywhere else to find their station in life. Those who dared to try to follow in their footsteps, such as Frank Sinatra Jr., found success branching out in other areas of music; others like the Crosby brothers, suffered ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The 25 Songs of Christmas (TV Movie) (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "Sunshine" - as Natalie Ann Marie Cole)
 2015 Dough (lyrics: "Like the Dancefloor") / (music: "Like the Dancefloor")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 2014) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- Week 1: Premiere (2014) ... ("This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
- Round Two (2009) ... (performer: "Come Rain or Come Shine" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.1 (2008) ... (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2014 Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark (Documentary) (performer: "Unforgettable")
 2011 2011 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "You're The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me")
 2011 Swinging with the Finkels (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2010 BearCity (writer: "Looking Good, Feeling Gorgeous" - as Natalie Maria Cole)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.120 (2009) ... (performer: "Walkin' My Baby Back Home")
 2009 Bride Wars (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2007 Holiday Festival on Ice 2007 (TV Movie) (performer: "Grown-up Christmas List")
 2007 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 6 (2007) ... (performer: "Wild Women Do" - uncredited)
 2007 Keopi peurinseu 1-hojeom (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fourth Cup (2007) ... (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" - uncredited)
 2007 Great Performances (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song (2007) ... (performer: "A Tisket a Tasket")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- World's Best Love Songs (2006) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Everybody Hates Keisha (2005) ... (performer: "Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady)") / (writer: "Sophisticated Lady (She's a Different Lady)")
 2005 Must Love Dogs (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2005 Bewitched (performer: "L-O-V-E" (1969))
 2004/I Taxi (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2004 The Easter Egg Adventure (performer: "Crazy About You")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2004 De-Lovely (performer: "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (1944))
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas (TV Series) (performer: "Tell Me All About It")
 1999 Freak City (TV Movie) (performer: "When Sunny Gets Blue")
 1998 The Parent Trap (performer: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)")
 1997 Cats Don't Dance (performer: "Tell Me Lies", "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now")
 1995 Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "They Can't Take That Away from Me" - uncredited)
 1995 While You Were Sleeping (performer: "THIS WILL BE (AN EVERLASTING LOVE)")
 1994 Miracle on 34th Street (performer: "Jingle Bells")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Capital of Baseball (1994) ... (performer: "Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball")
 1993 The 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "I Have Nothing", "Run to You")
 1991 Natalie Cole: The Christmas Song (Video short) (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 1991 Natalie Cole: Unforgettable (Video short) (performer: "Unforgettable")
 1990 Pretty Woman (performer: "Wild Women Do")
 1988 Scrooged (performer: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)")
 1988 Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Pink Cadillac", "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands", " (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher")
 1988 The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Pink Cadillac")
 1988 Totally Minnie (TV Movie) (performer: "Jump Start")
 1987 The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (performer: "Rise & Shine")
 1987 The 59th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Somewhere Out There")
 1977 Sinatra and Friends (TV Special) (performer: "Where or When", "I Get a Kick Out of You", "I've Got Love on My Mind", "Everybody Ought to Be in Love" - uncredited)
 1969 Sesame Street (TV Series) (performer: "Yakety Yak - Take it Back")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Natalie Cole Songbook". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The definition of diva has taken a turn for the worse. Everybody's a diva now. It's become not quite so special anymore. I'd say 'fabulous' is better. Diana Ross, Audrey Hepburn, those kind of people. Josephine Baker -- she was fabulous. That's what I want to be. [The Arizona Republic, May 8, 2003]

Trivia:

Attended the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Massachusetts. Enrolled in the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Briefly transferred to the University of Southern California, where she pledged the Epsilion Theta chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Transferred back to the University of Massachusetts, where she majored in Child Psychology and minored in German. Graduated in ... See more »

Nickname:

The Base Queen

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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