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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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 2016 Schitt's Creek (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Motel Guest (2016) ... (music: "Don't Cry Out Loud" - uncredited)
 2015 Friday Night Football (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Round 22: Geelong vs Collingwood (2015) ... (writer: "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - uncredited)
- Round 21: Hawthorn vs Port Adelaide (2015) ... (writer: "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - uncredited)
 2014-2015 Velvet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Hoy es el día de los enamorados (2015) ... (writer: "New Orleans Stomp")
- 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 The Change-Up (writer: "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
 2011/I Arthur (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) ... (writer: "I Still Call Australia Home" - uncredited)
- Party Songs (2007) ... (performer: "I Go to Rio") / (writer: "I Go to Rio")
 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 2010 Dirty Girl (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Episode #10.8 (2010) ... (writer: "I Go To Rio")
- Episode #2.5 (2005) ... (performer: "I Go To Rio" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Go To Rio" - uncredited)
 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")
 2008 Tommy Emmanuel: Center Stage (TV Movie) (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 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)")
 2007 Love and Mary (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Performance Show: Australian #1's (2006) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 2005 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Season Finale Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Group 4 Performances (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Group 2 Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Group 2 Performances (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 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) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Key Party (2004) ... (lyrics: "Arthur's Theme 'Best That You Can Do'" - uncredited) / (music: "Arthur's Theme 'Best That You Can Do'" - uncredited)
- Last of the Really Odd Lovers (2001) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best that You Can Do)" - uncredited)
 2004 The 58th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (music: "Not the Boy Next Door")
 2002-2004 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Fantasia Barrino vs. Diana DeGarmo (2004) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- 3 Sing (2004) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Five Alive (and an Assortment of Other Bad Puns) (2002) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 2004 Strange Bedfellows (performer: "I Go To Rio") / (writer: "I Go To Rio")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3: Viewer's Choice (2003) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (music: "Don't Cry Out Loud" (1977))
 2003 Nouvelle Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2003) ... (writer: "Je vais à Rio")
 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 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 3: Burt Bacharach Songs (2001) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 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 - 5 episodes)
- Time Chasers (1997) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
- 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")
 1991-1994 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.3 (1994) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
- Episode #2.3 (1991) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 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 - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 December 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
- Episode dated 23 November 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 Over Easy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 December 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Everything Old is New Again")
 1977 The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special (TV Special) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1977 Sinatra and Friends (TV Special) (music: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
 1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John (TV Special) (writer: "I Honestly Love You" - uncredited)
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (1976) ... (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 ... (music: "Everything Old Is New Again")
 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 #4.6 (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")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.40 (1965) ... (writer: "The World Through a Tear")
  In My Life... Zsa Zsa Live (Video documentary) (writer: "I Honestly Love You")
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Stage Play: Up in One. Musical revue (Special). Conceived by Peter Allen and Craig Zadan. Music by Peter Allen. Additional musical material by Adrienne Anderson, Jeff Barry, Marvin Hamlisch, Marsha Malamet, Dean Pitchford and Carole Bayer Sager. Additional material by Bruce Vilanch. Musical Director: Marc Shaiman. Music arranged by Marc ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

He is credited for part of the Arthur (1981) theme song, a movie that starred his ex-wife Liza Minnelli. The other songwriters included Christopher Cross and Carole Bayer Sager. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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