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Barry Manilow


Barry Manilow was born on June 17, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA as Barry Alan Pincus. He was previously married to Susan Deixler. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014) (music - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode dated 9 July 2014 (2014) ... (music: "Copacabana (At The Copa)") / (performer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
- Episode dated 8 May 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Mandy")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Switch-Up Challenge (2013) ... (writer: "Man Wanted")
- Week 5 Part 1 (2012) ... ("Copacabana") / (writer: "Copacabana")
- Round Nine (2009) ... (writer: "Jump Shout Boogie" - uncredited)
- Round Three (2009) ... (performer: "Bandstand Boogie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bandstand Boogie" - uncredited)
 2013 From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook (TV Movie) (writer: "One Voice")
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guilty Pleasures (2013) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "Some Kind of Friend") / (writer: "Some Kind of Friend")
 2012 Head Over Heels 2 (performer: "Can't Smile Without You")
 2011/I Jack and Jill (performer: "Somewhere In the Night")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #19.177 (2011) ... (performer: "15 Minutes") / (writer: "15 Minutes")
- Episode #19.148 (2011) ... (writer: "Copacabana" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2011 Grand Finale (2011) ... (writer: "Dancin' Fool" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At the Copa)" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - uncredited)
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (writer: "Copacabana")
 2010 Virginia (performer: "Mandy", "Copacabana") / (writer: "Copacabana")
 2010 Despicable Me (writer: "Copacabana")
 2009 Hitchhiker Munchkins (Short) (performer: "It's A Miracle") / (writer: "It's A Miracle")
  The Jay Leno Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.62 (2009) ... (performer: "Christmas Is Just Around the Corner") / (writer: "Christmas Is Just Around the Corner")
 2009 The X Factor (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.25 (2009) ... (music: "Could It Be Magic" - uncredited)
 2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop (performer: "Weekend in New England")
 2008 Cranberry Christmas (TV Movie) ("Christmas Is Just Around the Corner!")
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (performer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)") / (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
 2008 Rachel Getting Married (writer: "Could It Be Magic")
 2006-2008 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Top 12 Perform (2008) ... (performer: "Bandstand Boogie")
- Top 8 Perform (2006) ... (performer: "Dancin' Fool")
 2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army (performer: "Can't Smile Without You")
 2001-2008 Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Back to the Woods (2008) ... (performer: "Ready To Take A Chance Again", "Quagmire (Mandy)")
- Brian Does Hollywood (2001) ... (performer: "Looks Like We Made It" - uncredited)
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (writer: "Copacabana" - as Manilow)
 2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Minimum Wage (2007) ... (performer: "Mandy")
 2007 The Heartbreak Kid (performer: "Ready to Take a Chance Again")
 2007 Banished (performer: "COPACABANA") / (writer: "COPACABANA")
 2006 Emily Cries (Short) (performer: "My Moonlight Memories of You")
  Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Las Vegas Special (2006) ... (performer: "Copacabana") / (writer: "Copacabana")
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (performer: "Mandy")
 2006 The Foreign Eye (Documentary) ("Copacabana") / (performer: "Copacabana")
 2005 ER (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I Do (2005) ... ("Copacabana", "I Can't Smile Without You", uncredited)
 2005 King and Queen of Hearts (Video documentary) (writer: "Even Now")
 2004 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Salmon Under My Sweater (2004) ... (performer: "I Write The Songs")
 2004 Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 May 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Meet Me, Midnight" - uncredited)
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (performer: "Can't Smile Without You")
 2003 Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (as B. Manilow, "Superheroes") / (performer: "Superheroes") / (writer: "Superheroes")
 2003 Angel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Orpheus (2003) ... (performer: "Mandy")
 2002 Unconditional Love (performer: "Can't Smile Without You")
 2002 Bowling for Columbine (Documentary) (lyrics: "Bandstand Boogie" (1954)) / (performer: "Bandstand Boogie" (1954))
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Tales from the Public Domain (2002) ... (writer: "Island of Sirens" - uncredited)
- And Maggie Makes Three (1995) ... (performer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - uncredited)
 2002 Oz (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Variety (2002) ... ("The Last Duet")
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Motherboard, My Self (2001) ... (performer: "Copacabana")
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (writer: "Copacabana")
  Great Performances (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2001) (performer - 1 episode, 2001)
- My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... (music: "Ev'ry Single Day") / (performer: "Ev'ry Single Day")
 2001 See Spot Run (performer: "Can't Smile Without You")
  Ally McBeal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Reach Out and Touch (2001) ... (performer: "It's a Miracle", "Somewhere Down the Road") / (writer: "It's a Miracle")
 2000 Duets (writer: "Copacabana")
 2000 Keeping the Faith (performer: "Ready to Take a Chance Again")
 1999 200 Cigarettes (performer: "Ready to Take a Chance Again")
 1998 Disturbing Behavior (performer: "Can't Smile Without You")
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (performer: "Mandy", "Ready To Take A Chance Again")
 1998 Hope Floats (performer: "Daybreak") / (writer: "Daybreak")
 1998 Happiness (performer: "Mandy")
 1996-1998 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The One with the Worst Best Man Ever (1998) ... (performer: "Weekend in New England" - uncredited)
- The One After the Superbowl: Part 1 (1996) ... (performer: "Looks Like We Made It" - uncredited)
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Being Happy (Video short) (writer: "Don't Make Me Laugh", "Sometimes I Wonder")
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Friends (Video short) (writer: "Looks Like I Got Me A Friend", "The Good Ship Misery")
 1997 MGM Sing-Alongs: Searching for Your Dreams (Video short) (writer: "Now and Forever")
 1995 Golden Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (music: "When October Goes")
 1995 The Pebble and the Penguin (performer: "Now and Forever (End Credit Version)") / (writer: "Now and Forever", "Sometimes I Wonder", "The Good Ship Misery", "Don't Make Me Laugh", "Sometimes I Wonder (Reprise)", "Looks Like I Got Me a Friend")
 1994 Mickey's Fun Songs: Let's Go to the Circus (Video short) (lyrics: "Rainbow World", "Animal Calypso") / (music: "Rainbow World", "Animal Calypso")
 1994 Serial Mom (performer: "DAYBREAK") / (writer: "DAYBREAK")
 1994 Thumbelina (arranger: "Follow Your Heart (Intro)", "Thumbelina", "Soon", "Let Me Be Your Wings", "On the Road", "Follow Your Heart", "Yer Beautiful, Baby", "Soon" (Reprise), "Marry the Mole", "Let Me Be Your Wings (Reprise)") / (music: "Follow Your Heart (Intro)", "Thumbelina", "Soon", "Let Me Be Your Wings", "On the Road", "Follow Your Heart", "Yer Beautiful, Baby", "Soon" (Reprise), "Marry the Mole", "Let Me Be Your Wings (Reprise)", "Let Me Be Your Wings (End Title Version)") / (performer: "Let Me Be Your Wings (End Title Version)") / (producer: "Follow Your Heart (Intro)", "Thumbelina", "Soon", "Let Me Be Your Wings", "On the Road", "Follow Your Heart", "Yer Beautiful, Baby", "Soon" (Reprise), "Marry the Mole", "Let Me Be Your Wings (Reprise)") / (writer: "Finale: Let Me Be Your Wings/Follow Your Heart", "Opening Credits: Let Me Be Your Wings" - uncredited)
 1993 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fatal Extraction (1993) ... (writer: "One Voice" - uncredited)
 1993 The Vanishing (writer: "COPACABANA")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Magic Sword (1992) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
 1991 Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow (Video documentary) (performer: "Jingle Bells", "The Christmas Song", "White Christmas", "Baby, It's Cold Outside", "Silent Night/I Guess There Ain't No Santa Claus", "The First Noel/When The Meadow Was Bloomin", "Excerpt From Handel's Messiah/Because It's Christmas (For All The Children)", "Carol Of The Bells/The Bells Of Christmas", "Joy To The World/Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas", "We Wish You A Merry Christmas/It's Just Another New Year's Eve") / (writer: "Silent Night/I Guess There Ain't No Santa Claus", "The First Noel/When The Meadow Was Bloomin", "Excerpt From Handel's Messiah/Because It's Christmas (For All The Children)", "Carol Of The Bells/The Bells Of Christmas", "We Wish You A Merry Christmas/It's Just Another New Year's Eve")
 1991 Polizeiruf 110 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mit dem Anruf kommt der Tod (1991) ... (performer: "Mandy")
 1991 Kislap sa dilim (writer: "This One's For You")
 1991 Insel der Träume (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Ende ist der Anfang (1991) ... (writer: "Copacabana (At the Copa)" - uncredited)
 1991 Lo Kolel Sherut (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (1991) ... (writer: "Mambo")
 1988 Oliver & Company (producer: "Perfect Isn't Easy") / (writer: "Perfect Isn't Easy")
 1987 We the People 200: The Constitutional Gala (TV Movie) (performer: "Let Freedom Ring") / (writer: "Let Freedom Ring")
 1987 In the Mood (lyrics: "IN THE MOOD")
 1986 Heat (music: "I'm Your Man")
 1986 Off Beat (music: "Copacabana (at the Copa))
 1986 Pretty in Pink (performer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)") / (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)" - as B. Manilow)
 1985 Copacabana (TV Movie) ("Who Needs To Dream", "Sweet Heaven (I'm In Love Again)") / (music: "Copacabana (at the Copa)", "Let's Go Steppin'", "Changing My Tune", "Blue", "Lola", "Who Needs To Dream", "Man Wanted", "!Aye Caramba!", "Call Me Mr. Lucky", "Big City Blues", "Sweet Heaven (I'm In Love Again)", "El Bravo", "Copacabana (at the Copa)" 1985) / (performer: "Copacabana (at the Copa)", "!Aye Caramba!") / (producer: "!Aye Caramba!")
 1979-1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (writer: "Jump Shout Boogie")
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (writer: "Copacabana")
 1980 Tribute (music: "We Still Have Time") / (performer: "We Still Have Time") / (producer: "We Still Have Time")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1976) (music - 1 episode, 1976)
- Liza Minnelli (1979) ... (writer: "Copacabana (at the Copa)")
- Ben Vereen (1976) ... (lyrics: "Jump Shout Boogie") / (music: "Jump Shout Boogie")
- Sandy Duncan (1976) ... (writer: "A Nice Girl like Me")
 1979 The 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Ready to Take a Chance Again")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (writer - 1 episode, 1979)
- Episode dated 25 January 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Could it be Magic") / (writer: "Could it be Magic")
- Episode dated 6 May 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "Trying to Get the Feeling Again")
 1978 Foul Play ("Ready To Take A Chance Again") / (performer: "Ready To Take A Chance Again", "Copacabana (At The Copa)") / (writer: "Copacabana (At The Copa)")
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (writer: "Could It Be Magic" (1976))
 1975 Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 October 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "Mandy" - uncredited)
 1975 Directísimo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 May 1975 (1975) ... (performer: "I Write the Songs")
 1975 Box Encounter (performer: "Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again", "You're Leaving Too Soon", "A Nice Boy Like Me", "Lay Me Down", "Beautiful Music", "I Write the Songs", "She's a Star" - uncredited)
 1972 Parades (performer: "I Am Your Child")
 1952 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (performer: "Bandstand Boogie '77-89") / (writer: "Bandstand Boogie '77-89")
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Other Works:

Single: "Mandy" (Bell Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I am a musician. My passion for music has obliterated everything in its path for my entire life. Whenever there was a choice between music and anything else, music won hands down every time. No one person or material thing could ever come close to the feeling I get when the music is right. See more »

Trivia:

Early in his career, he wrote advertising jingles for such clients as State Farm Insurance, McDonalds, Dr. Pepper soda and Stri-Dex anti-acne medicine. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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