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Peter Allen (I) (1944–1992)

Peter Allen was born on February 10, 1944 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Richard Woolnough Allen. He was married to Liza Minnelli. He died on June 18, 1992 in San Diego, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2014 Velvet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La visita (2014) ... (writer: "New Orleans")
 2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 9: The Semi-Final: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
- Week 9: The Semi-Final (2014) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
 2012 Glee (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Choke (2012) ... (music: "Not the Boy Next Door" - uncredited)
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Round Nine (2011) ... (writer: "I Go to Rio")
- Round 4 (2008) ... (performer: "I Go to Rio" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Go to Rio" - uncredited)
 2011 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Halloween 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.19 (2011) ... (writer: "I Go to Rio" - uncredited)
 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.8 (2010) ... (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 2010 The Sons of Tennessee Williams (Documentary) (writer: "Everything Old is New Again" - as P. Allen)
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ones (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud" - uncredited)
  Qwerty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #3.10 (2008) ... (performer: "Everything Old Is New Again") / (writer: "Everything Old Is New Again")
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (2008) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 2007 Olivia Newton-John and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Live at the Sydney Opera House (TV Movie) (writer: "Tenterfield Saddler", "I Honestry Love You")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Party Songs (2007) ... (performer: "I Go to Rio") / (writer: "I Go to Rio")
 2005 We Can Be Heroes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (writer: "I Still Call Australia Home")
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (writer: "I Go To Rio", "I Still Call Australia Home")
  Will & Grace (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2004) (music - 1 episode, 2004)
- Key Party (2004) ... (lyrics: "Arthur's Theme 'Best That You Can Do'" - uncredited) / (music: "Arthur's Theme 'Best That You Can Do'" - uncredited)
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Not the Boy Next Door")
 2004 I Now Pronounce You Vince and Ralph (performer: "I Go To Rio") / (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (music: "Don't Cry Out Loud" (1977))
 2002 Bara no jujika (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Arthur's Theme")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Blame It on Lisa (2002) ... (performer: "I Go To Rio" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Go To Rio" - uncredited)
 2001 The Wedding Planner (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1999 Dick (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 1992-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud" - uncredited)
- Radar Secret Service (1993) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Tormented (1992) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
- The Magic Sword (1992) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1996 Hotel de Love (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1995 Hotel Sorrento (performer: "I Go To Rio") / (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 1995 Waltzing Matilda: The Song That Shaped a Nation (Video documentary) (writer: "I Still Call Australia Home")
 1994 Muriel's Wedding (as Allen, "I Go to Rio") / (performer: "I Go to Rio")
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (writer: "I Go to Rio")
 1988 Dominick and Eugene (performer: "I Go To Rio") / (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 1986 One Crazy Summer (performer: "I Go To Rio") / (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 1985 Bassey: You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet (Video) (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 1984 Irreconcilable Differences (writer: "You And Me (We Wanted It All)")
 1984 Swing Shift (music: "Someone Waits For You")
  Salute! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1983) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Peter Allen (1983) ... (performer: "I Honestly Love You", "Two Boys", "I'd Rather Leave While I'm in Love", "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)") / (writer: "I Honestly Love You", "Two Boys", "I'd Rather Leave While I'm in Love", "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye (lyrics: "But It's A Nice Dream") / (music: "But It's A Nice Dream")
 1982 Night Shift (writer: "The Love Too Good To Last")
 1982 The 54th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 1981 Arthur (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 1980-1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (writer: "Quiet please there's a lady on the stage")
- Episode #2.1 (1980) ... (writer: "I go to Rio", "Don't cry out loud")
 1980 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.1 (1980) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 1980 Olivia Newton-John: Hollywood Nights (TV Special) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1979 All That Jazz (performer: "Everything Old Is New Again" (1974)) / (writer: "Everything Old Is New Again" (1974))
 1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 December 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Episode dated 2 November 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
 1977 The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special (TV Special) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John (TV Special) (writer: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
 1975 Jaws (writer: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
 1975 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 March 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1974 Sounds Like Les Dawson (TV Movie) (writer: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
 1974 Angel Number 9 (writer: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 8 October 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
- Episode dated 27 June 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "A Bit O.K.")
 1974 It's Cliff Richard (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 September 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1968 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.9 (1968) ... (writer: "Simon")
 1968 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1968) ... (writer: " (The Tragedy of) Butterfly McHeart")
  In My Life... Zsa Zsa Live (Video documentary) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
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Stage Play: The Boy From Oz [From Down Under to over the top]. Musical. Music by Peter Allen [posthumous]. Lyrics by Peter Allen. Book by Martin Sherman. Original book by Nick Enright. Music orchestrated by Michael Gibson. Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello. Additional music by Burt Bacharach, Jeff Barry, Michael Callen, Christopher ... See more »

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He was awarded the A.M. (Member of the Order of Australia) in the 1990 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to the performing arts particularly as a song writer. See more »

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