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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,and by 1954 was having hit records. After a move to France in 1960, having fallen for a Frenchman, she had hit records all ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Sound of Petula
The Sound of Petula Herself - Host / Singer
Petula Herself
This Is Petula Clark
This Is Petula Clark Herself - Host / Singer


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 2016 The X-Files (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Home Again (2016) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 2015 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Checking In (2015) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 2015/III The Man (Short) (performer: "I Couldn't Live Without Your Love")
 2015 Chevalier (performer: "Let It Be Me")
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sick City (2015) ... (performer: "Downtown")
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.7 (2015) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 2015 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (2015) ... (performer: "With All My Heart")
 2014 Breakfast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 October 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Downtown")
 2014 Deux jours, une nuit (performer: "La Nuit n'en Finit plus")
 2012 Qu'est-ce qu'on va faire de toi? (TV Movie) (performer: "La gadoue")
 2012 Timeshift (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The British Army of the Rhine (2012) ... (performer: "Downtown" (German version of "Downtown") - uncredited)
 2012 Not Fade Away (performer: "Downtown")
 2012 Killing Them Softly (performer: "The Windmills of Your Mind")
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Past Is a Foreign Country (2012) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (writer: "On the OPath of Glory")
 2010 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Beautiful Girls (2010) ... (performer: "Downtown", "I Know A Place" - uncredited)
 2009 ...Sings The Beatles (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band")
 2008 Qwerty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.34 (2008) ... (performer: "Ciao Ciao")
 2008 The Wrecking Crew! (Documentary) (performer: "My Love")
 2007 Vivement dimanche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hommage à Sacha Distel (2007) ... (performer: "Downtown", "Leave me on", "Si bien ensemble", "La gadoue", "Dans le temps", "Vous qui Passez sans me Voir", "Pigalle", "Sous le Ciel de Paris")
 2006-2007 Lost (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- One of Us (2007) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
- A Tale of Two Cities (2006) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 2007 An American Crime (performer: "Downtown")
 2006 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 June 2006 (2006) ... (performer: "This Is My Song" - uncredited)
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Partings (2006) ... (performer: "Don't Sleep in the Subway" - uncredited)
 2004 Downtown: A Street Tale (performer: "Children of Color")
 2003 View from the Top (performer: "La Vie en Rose")
 2002 Wild West (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Swingers (2002) ... (performer: "Downtown" written by nm0368754)
 2001 Dean Martin: That's Amore (TV Movie) (performer: "Get Happy", "Aren't You Glad You're You", " (Open Up the Door) Let the Good Times In")
 2001 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Emancipation (2001) ... (performer: "Don't Sleep in the Subway")
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dead Air/Renovation (2001) ... (performer: "Downtown")
 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 La parenthèse enchantée (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")
 1996 Seinfeld (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Bottle Deposit (1996) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 1994 Takin' Over the Asylum (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fly Like an Eagle (1994) ... (performer: "Goin' Out Of My Head")
 1993 Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (performer: "Downtown")
 1986 Irgendwie und sowieso (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ringo (1986) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 1986 America Votes the #1 Song (TV Movie) (performer: "Greatest Hits Medley")
 1980 Never Never Land (performer: "FLY AWAY")
 1979 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... (performer: "Don't cry for me Argentina", "A couple of swells", "I believe in Music")
 1978 Numéro 1 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mireille Mathieu (1978) ... (performer: "C'est si bon")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (performer: "Downtown")
 1978 Jaws 2 (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Petula Clark (1978) ... (performer: "The Boy From Ipanema", "Tomorrow", "Too Shy to Say")
 1974 The Sound of Petula (TV Series) (1 episode)
- And All That Jazz (1974) ... ("When I Fall in Love")
 1971 Show Petula Clark (TV Movie) (performer: "Une fille à la mer", "Des images me reviennent", "Que fais-tu là, Petula?", "Tu viens quand tu veux")
 1971 The 43rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "For All We Know", "Thank You Very Much")
 1971 Die Rudi Carrell Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Warenhaus (1971) ... (performer: "This is My Song", "Downtown", "Das ist die Liebe, Chérie" - uncredited)
 1970 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (performer: "Je Roule", "On the Road")
 1970 Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Intermission (1970) ... (performer: "Don't Sleep in the Subway")
 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)
 1968 Petula (TV Special) (writer: "On the Path of Glory", "Las Vegas", "Just Say Goodbye")
 1967 D'hier et d'aujourd'hui (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Petula d'hier et d'aujourd'hui (1967) ... (performer: "Java du George V", "Allo, mon coeur", "Roméo", "Tu Es Ma Pluie Et Mon Beau Temps", "Ya ya twist", "Allons à London", "Je me sens bien", "Downtown", "Les incorruptibles", "Cash cash", "C'est ma chanson")
 1967 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.19 (1967) ... (performer: "Elusive Butterfly", "Colour My World")
 1967 A Countess from Hong Kong (performer: "(Love,) This Is My Song")
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.10 (1966) ... (performer: "Who Am I?", "Two Rivers", "You Do Something to Me")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.100 (1966) ... (writer: "Heart")
 1964-1966 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 14 July 1966 (1966) ... (performer: "I Couldn't Live Without Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.47 (1964) ... (performer: "Downtown")
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (performer: "Downtown", "You're the One", "My Love") / (writer: "You're the One")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.52 (1965) ... (writer: "You're the One")
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (writer: "You're the One")
- Episode #1.11 (1965) ... (writer: "Now That You've Gone")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965) (performer - 2 episodes, 1965)
- Episode #2.22 (1965) ... (writer: "You're the One')
- Episode #2.7 (1965) ... (writer: "You're the One" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.40 (1965) ... (performer: "In Love")
- Episode #1.20 (1965) ... (performer: "Downtown")
 1964 Daggers Drawn (performer: "Filature", "Ascenseur", "Thème Petula", "Blousons Noirs", "Françoise", "Le Trésor") / (writer: "Filature", "Ascenseur", "Thème Petula", "Blousons Noirs", "Françoise", "Le Trésor")
 1958 Six-Five 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" - uncredited)
 1946 Trouble at Townsend (Documentary short) (performer: There's No Place Like Home")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Blood Brothers" on Broadway with David Cassidy. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 12 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Petula Clarke


5' 2" (1.57 m)

Did You Know?

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 »


In 1968 Clark and singer Harry Belafonte were singing a duet on her show when she touched Belafonte's arm. A representative for the show's sponsor, Chrysler Corp., saw it and ordered the director to have them re-tape the duet and not to have Clark touch his arm, the rationale being that viewers in the South would be outraged to see a white woman touching a black man, and the South was a big ... See more »


Her mole, which she began sporting in 1966 (originally on the bottom-left corner of her chin; since 1967, on the bottom-right corner)


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