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Petula Clark was a star at the age of 11. She starred in the music halls and on BBC radio singing for the troops during WWII. She was a child star in a series of British films from the end of WWII through to the early 1950s. She moved to France where she achieved success as a pop singer. Returning to England, UK in this new guise, she had hits ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Lives We Lead (performer: "La Nuit N'en Finit Plus") (filming)
 2014 Two Days, One Night (performer: "La Nuit N'en Finit Plus")
 2012 Not Fade Away (performer: "Downtown")
 2012 Killing Them Softly (performer: "The Windmills of Your Mind")
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (writer: "On the OPath of Glory")
 2007 An American Crime (performer: "Downtown")
 2004 Downtown: A Street Tale (performer: "Children of Color")
 2003 View from the Top (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2001 The Anniversary Party (performer: "I Know A Place")
 2000 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (performer: "I Couldn't Live Without Your Love", "Downtown", "A Groovy Kind of Love")
 2000 Waydowntown (performer: "Downtown" (French version))
 2000 The Yards (performer: "Elusive Butterfly" (1966))
 2000 Enchanted Interlude (performer: "Il faut trouver le temps d'aimer")
 1999 Girl, Interrupted (performer: "Downtown")
 1999 Simpatico (performer: "Games People Play" (1968))
 1999 Mystery Men (performer: "Hello Dolly")
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (performer: "Downtown")
 1998 Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (performer: "This Is My Song", "Happy Heart")
 1997 The Last Time I Committed Suicide (performer: "Cut To Be Pelt", "Ride My Heart") / (writer: "Cut To Be Pelt", "Ride My Heart")
 1997 Twin Town (performer: "The Other Man's Grass is Always Greener", "Downtown")
 1993 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (performer: "Downtown")
 1980 Never Never Land (performer: "FLY AWAY")
 1978 Jaws 2 (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 1972 Travels with My Aunt (performer: "Serenade of Love")
 1970 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (performer: "On the Road", "Je roule")
 1969 Goodbye, Mr. Chips (performer: "London Is London", "And the Sky Smiled", "Apollo", "Walk Through the World", "Fill the World With Love", "Entr'Acte/What Shall I Do With Today?", "And the Sky Smiled (Reprise)", "Schooldays", "You and I")
 1968 Finian's Rainbow (performer: "Look To The Rainbow / How Are Things In Glocca Morra?" (1946), "How Are Things In Glocca Morra?" (1946), "Look To The Rainbow" (1946), "Old Devil Moon" (1946), "Something Sort of Grandish" (1946), "If This Isn't Love" (1946), "That Great Come-And-Get-It Day" (1946), "When The Idle Poor Become The Idle Rich" (1946), "How Are Things in Glocca Morra?" (1946) - uncredited)
 1967 A Countess from Hong Kong (performer: " (Love,) This Is My Song")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (performer: "Downtown", "You're the One", "My Love") / (writer: "You're the One")
 1958 The 6.5 Special (performer: "Baby Lover")
 1954 The Gay Dog (performer: "A Long Way To Go")
 1952 Made in Heaven (performer: "Made in Heaven")
 1949 The Huggetts Abroad (performer: "House in the Sky", "Doodle-oodle-day")
 1949 Vote for Huggett (performer: "In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree")
 1946 Trouble at Townsend (Documentary short) (performer: There's No Place Like Home")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Platinum & Gold Collection" (RCA) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Petula Clarke

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her life as a child star in the 1950s] Because of the circles I mixed in, professionally, I knew about things that children in those days were shielded from. Yet, at the same time, I was still very young in my own experiences of life. It was all rather peculiar and confusing. See more »

Trivia:

Her favorite songs are "Black Coffee" by Peggy Lee, "I've Got You Under My Skin" by Frank Sinatra, "Hallelujah" by Michael McDonald, "This Masquerade" by The Carpenters, "Life In The Fast Lane" by Eagles, "Something" by The Beatles, "Wouldn't It Be Nice" by The Beach Boys and "Love For Sale" by Clare Teal. Of all the songs she has recorded, her favorites are "To Memphis" and her duet with Dusty ... See more »

Nickname:

Pet See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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