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Chubby Checker


Chubby Checker was born on October 3, 1941 in Spring Gulley, South Carolina, USA as Ernest Evans. He has been married to Catharina Johanna Lodders since April 12, 1964. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Help
The Help Soundtrack
(2011)
Spider-Man 3
Spider-Man 3 Soundtrack
(2007)
The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff Soundtrack
(1983)
Hearts in Atlantis
Hearts in Atlantis Soundtrack
(2001)

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 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.4 (2016) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2016 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2016) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- First Lady Michelle Obama/Matthew Morrison/The Smashing Pumpkins (2015) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock" - uncredited)
 2014 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Final Straw (2014) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
 2014 Rude Tube (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Planet Fail (2014) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2014 Masters of Sex (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Asterion (2014) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Monster Mash (2012) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 2012 Ginger & Rosa (performer: "Pony Time")
 2012 Alexandra - Stimme der Sehnsucht: Der rätselhafte Tod eines Stars (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2004-2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock (2012) ... (performer: "The Twist")
- A Place of Our Own (2004) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (performer: "The Twist")
 2011 I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.16 (2011) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Round Three: The Results (2011) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 2011 W.E. (performer: "The Twist")
 2011 The Help (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 2007-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Hollywood Twists (2011) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
- Party Songs (2007) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.18 (2010) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright (Video) (performer: "The Twist")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 (2009) ... (performer: "Pony Time")
 2007-2008 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- For Those Who Think Young (2008) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
- The Hobo Code (2007) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (performer: "The Twist")
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everything Old Is You Again (2005) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- There's Something About Marrying (2005) ... ("The Twist") / (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 2005 Son of the Mask (performer: "The Twist")
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Forbidden Girlfriend (2002) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
 2001 Hearts in Atlantis (performer: "The Twist" (1959))
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Twist", "Twist Along With Me", "Slow Twistin'")
 2000 Blue Moon (performer: "The Twist")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (performer: "The Twist")
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) (performer: "The Twist")
  Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes, 1994 - 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- 2x23 (1998) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock" - uncredited)
- Tohu-Nacht Revue 1990-1997 (1997) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
- Montreux-Mix II (1995) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.4 (1994) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.2 (1994) ... (performer: "Baby Baby Balla Balla" - uncredited) / (writer: "Baby Baby Balla Balla" - uncredited)
 1996 White Squall (performer: "THE TWIST")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Whole New Ballgame (1994) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 1994 Wild Reeds (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1994 Florida Lady (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Honeymoon nach Fahrplan (1994) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1993 Virtaset ja Kekkonen (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1989-1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- All-Americans - November 6, 1962 (1990) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
- Good Morning, Peoria - September 9, 1959 (1989) ... (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
 1989 She-Devil (performer: "Party Up")
 1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Do You Believe in Magic/Pirates of Koopa (1989) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills (performer: "Pony Time", "The Twist")
 1989 The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Movie) (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1989/I True Love (performer: "The Hucklebuck")
 1988 Purple People Eater (performer: "Twist It Up")
 1988 Everybody's All-American (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1988 Summertime Blues: Lemon Popsicle VIII (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1988 Hairspray (performer: "Let's Twist Again", "The Fly", "Dancin Party", "Pony Time", "Limbo Rock")
 1985-1987 Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Cool Hand Dave: Part 2 (1987) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
- Take a Left at the Altar (1987) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
- The Straight Poop (1987) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
- My Fair David (1985) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
- The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice (1985) ... (performer: "Limbo Rock")
 1987 Back to the Beach (performer: "Limbo Rock")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1986 Er is er een jarig (TV Movie) (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Final Transmission (1986) ... (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1986 Pound Puppies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bright Eyes, Come Home (1986) ... (performer: "The Twist")
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (performer: "The Twist")
 1983 The Right Stuff (performer: "La Bamba")
 1982 The Outsider (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1979 Going Steady (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (performer: "Pony Time", "The Fly", "The Twist")
 1978 Big Wednesday (performer: "The Twist" - uncredited)
 1973 Let the Good Times Roll (Documentary) (performer: "Pony Time", "The Twist", "Let's Twist Again")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1965) ... (performer: "Let's Do the Freddie", " (At the) Discotheque")
 1964 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1964) ... (performer: "She Wants T' Swim", "Lovely, Lovely (Loverly, Loverly))
 1964 This Shocking World (Documentary) (performer: "Let's Twist Again" - uncredited)
 1964 Die ganze Welt ist himmelblau (performer: "Let's Twist Again")
 1962 Don't Knock the Twist (performer: "Don't Knock The Twist", "Slow Twistin'", "The Fly")
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (performer: "Lose Your Inhibition Twist")
 1961 Teenage Millionaire ("Twistin' U.S.A.", "Dance the Mess Around") / (performer: "The Jet", "Let's Twist Again")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single (#1): "Pony Time" (Cameo Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Golden Boys
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[To Bill Takacs (an IMDb biography writer), who in 1979 met him on a flight to New York from Johannesburg, South Africa (he had been performing in nearby Swaziland) and who addressed him as Mr. Evans (his real name)] "Don't call me Mr. Evans; only my minister can call me that."

Trivia:

On June 7th 1963. he headlined the only R n R concert given at NYCs Polo Grounds (1890-1963). The concert was followed, that evening, by a game between The New York Mets and The St. Louis Cardinals (The Mets won 3-2). See more »

Trademark:

Popularized the Twist; a dance craze that swept the world in the early 1960s.

Nickname:

Checker

Star Sign:

Libra

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