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Bobby Darin (1936–1973)


Walden Robert Cassotto, nicknamed "Bobby", was born in The Bronx, New York, in 1936. Severe rheumatic fever as a child scarred his heart and led to an overprotected and pampered childhood. He was the focal point of a family that fostered and encouraged his love of music. His music career started out with writing songs and taking demos around to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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  Bates Motel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Immutable Truth (2014) ... (performer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 2014 Krueger: The Slasher from Elm Street (Short) (performer: "Mack the Knife")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #18.1 (2014) ... ("Beyond the Sea")
- Round 1: Part 1 (2008) ... (performer: "(Up a) Lazy River" - uncredited)
 2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 5: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "Things" - uncredited)
- Week 5 (2014) ... (writer: "Things" - uncredited)
 2013 Grudge Match (performer: "Once In A Lifetime")
  Vegas (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Sons of Nevada (2013) ... (performer: "Mack the Knife")
- Past Lives (2013) ... (performer: "As Long As I'm Singing") / (writer: "As Long As I'm Singing")
- Bad Seeds (2012) ... (performer: "I'm Sitting On Top of the World")
- Money Plays (2012) ... (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
  Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Heat 2 (2013) ... (performer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited) / (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 2013 Spise med Price (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chokolade (2013) ... (performer: "Sunday in New York" - uncredited)
 2012 The Dictator (writer: "Splish Splash")
 2011 Pan Am (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- One Coin in a Fountain (2011) ... (performer: "Call Me Irresponsible" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2011) ... (performer: "Fabulous Places", "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 2010 Standing Ovation (writer: "Splish Splash")
  Rock & Chips (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Pilot (2010) ... (performer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 2009 Hitchhiker Munchkins (Short) (performer: "More (Theme From nm4688935)")
 2009 White Collar (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2009) ... (performer: "The Good Life" - uncredited)
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (performer: "That Darn Cat")
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Allegra Caldarello (2009) ... (performer: "Theme from Come September" - uncredited) / (writer: "Theme from Come September" - uncredited)
 2008 That's Amore!: Italian-American Favorites (TV Movie) (performer: "Mack the Knife" - uncredited)
 2007 Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 2007 Afterfall (Short) ("Dream Lover")
 2007 How About You... (performer: "How About You")
 2007 BioShock (Video Game) (performer: "Beyond The Sea")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2007) ... (writer: "Splish Splash")
 2007 The Savages (writer: "Two of a Kind")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Grand Finale (2006) ... (performer: "Mack The Knife")
- Las Vegas Special (2006) ... (performer: "Mack the Knife")
 2006 My Quick Way Out (performer: "Mack the Knife")
 2005 Two for the Money (performer: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World")
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie (writer: "Splish Splash")
 2004 Beyond the Sea (writer: "Splish Splash" (1958), "18 Yellow Roses", "Dream Lover" (1959), "Change" (1968), "Simple Song of Freedom" (1969), "As Long as I'm Singing" (1962))
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unidentified Black Males (2004) ... (performer: "If I Were a Carpenter")
 2003 Arrested Development (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charity Drive (2003) ... (performer: "It Had To Be You" - uncredited)
 2003 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bringeth It On (2003) ... (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 2003 Matchstick Men (performer: "The Good Life", "Beyond the Sea")
 2003 Gay Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Don't Rain on My Parade")
 2003 I'll Be There (performer: "Irresistible You")
 2003 It Runs in the Family (performer: "You'll Never Know")
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (performer: "Beyond The Sea")
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (performer: "Dream Lover") / (writer: "Dream Lover")
 2001 Sweet November (performer: "The Other Half of Me")
 2000 What Women Want (performer: "Mack The Knife")
 2000 Lucky Numbers (performer: "Mack The Knife")
 1999 American Beauty (performer: "Don't Rain On My Parade", "As Long As I'm Singing", "Call Me Irresponsible", "Where Love Has Gone") / (writer: "As Long As I'm Singing")
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (performer: "More ('Ti guardero nel cuore')" (1962))
 1998 You've Got Mail (performer: "Splish Splash") / (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1998 Out of Sight (writer: "Things")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Can We Do This? (1998) ... (performer: "Beyond The Sea")
- Apollo One (1998) ... (performer: "Beyond The Sea")
 1998 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Playing Field (1998) ... (writer: "Dream Lover")
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary (performer: "BEYOND THE SEA")
 1997 Cop Land (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1997 Air Bud (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1997 Out to Sea (performer: "More (Ti guardero nel cuore)" (1962))
 1997 Traveller (writer: "Dream Lover")
 1996 Swingers (performer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light")
 1995 Apollo 13 (performer: "Beyond The Sea")
 1994 Quiz Show (performer: "MACK THE KNIFE")
 1994 The X-Files (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Beyond the Sea (1994) ... (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1993 Jack the Bear (writer: "Dream Lover")
 1993 Amos & Andrew (performer: "Beyond The Sea")
 1991 Hot Shots! (writer: "DREAM LOVER")
 1990/I Havana (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1990 C'est la vie (performer: "Dream Lover") / (writer: "Dream Lover")
 1989 Black Rain (performer: "BEYOND THE SEA")
 1989 Sea of Love (performer: "BEYOND THE SEA")
 1989 Dream Baby (TV Movie) (arranger: "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?" - uncredited) / (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 1988 Tequila Sunrise (performer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1988 Johnny Be Good (performer: "Mack the Knife")
 1988 Aloha Summer (performer: "Beyond the Sea", "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover") / (writer: "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (performer: "Splish Splash") / (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1987) ... (writer: "Dream Lover")
 1986 Living Seas (TV Movie) (performer: "Splish Splash") / (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1984 Baby Love (performer: "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover") / (writer: "Splish Splash", "Dream Lover")
 1982 Diner (performer: "Dream Lover", "Beyond the Sea") / (writer: "Dream Lover")
 1979 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) ... (writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 1978 American Hot Wax (performer: "Splish Splash") / (writer: "Splish Splash")
 1976 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1976) ... (writer: "Splish Splash" - uncredited)
 1974 The Likes of Louise (writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 1973 That'll Be the Day (performer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 1970 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 December 1970 (1970) ... (writer: "Things" - uncredited)
 1970 Kustom Kar Kommandos (Short) (writer: "Dream Lover" - uncredited)
 1968 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 February 1968 (1968) ... (performer: "Talk To The Animals", "Sixteen Tons" - uncredited)
 1967-1968 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- A Grand Night for Swinging (1968) ... (performer: "Talk To The Animals")
- Give My Regards to Broadway (1967) ... (performer: "Yankee Doodle Dandy", "Always Leave 'Em Laughing", "You're A Wonderful Girl")
 1967 Movin' with Nancy (TV Special) (writer: "Things")
 1967 Bobby Darin in London (TV Movie) (performer: "Don't Rain on My Parade", "About a Quarter to Nine", "Once Upon a Time", "I Wish I Were in Love Again", "Mack the Knife", "One for My Baby", "The Girl Who Stood Beside Me", "Funny What Love Can Do", "What'd I Say", "That's All") / (writer: "Funny What Love Can Do")
 1967 Gunfight in Abilene (lyrics: "Amy") / (music: "Amy") / (performer: "Amy")
 1966 Mickie Finn's (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1966) ... (performer: "Mame")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.54 (1965) ... (writer: "Do the Monkey")
- Episode #1.33 (1965) ... (writer: "Love Me Right")
 1965 That Darn Cat! (performer: "That Darn Cat!")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #2.9 (1965) ... (writer: "Jailer, Bring Me Water")
- Episode #2.4 (1965) ... (writer: "Early in the Morning")
- Episode #1.20 (1965) ... (writer: "Early in the Morning")
 1965 That Funny Feeling (performer: "That Funny Feeling") / (writer: "That Funny Feeling")
 1964 The Lively Set (lyrics: "The Lively Set", "If You Love Him", "Casey Wake Up!") / (music: "The Lively Set", "If You Love Him", "Look at Me", "Boss Barracuda", "Casey Wake Up!")
 1964 La sombra de los hijos (writer: "Cosas (Things)")
  The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1964) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Bobby Darin, Guest (1964) ... (performer: "As Long as I'm Singing" - uncredited) / (writer: "As Long as I'm Singing" - uncredited)
 1963 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.8 (1963) ... (performer: "When You're Smiling", "Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella", "Blue Skies", "Everybody's Doin' It", "Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love", "Let's Fall in Love", "Alberta (Let Your Hair Hang Down)", "Go Down Old Hannah", "Bidin' My Time", "If I Had My Druthers", "Empty Pockets Filled with Love")
 1962 If a Man Answers (lyrics: "If A Man Answers", "A True, True Love") / (music: "If A Man Answers", "A True, True Love") / (performer: "If A Man Answers", "A True, True Love")
 1962 State Fair (performer: "It's A Grand Night For Singing", "This Isn't Heaven")
 1961 Come September (lyrics: "'Come September' Theme", "Multiplication") / (music: "'Come September' Theme", "Multiplication")
 1961 Bobby Darin and Friends (TV Movie) ("I Wish I Were in Love Again", uncredited) / (performer: "I Got Rhythm" (uncredited), "I Got Plenty of Nothin'" (uncredited), "I Have Dreamed" (uncredited), "Give Me a Little Kiss" (uncredited), "Slow Boat to China" (uncredited), "Teach Me Tonight" (uncredited), "Some of These Days" (uncredited), "Down with Love" (uncredited), "You Keep Goin' My Way" (uncredited), "You Don't Know" (uncredited), "Some People" (uncredited), "Lucky Pierre" (uncredited), "I've Had It" (uncredited), "Zuma Zuma Baca La" (uncredited), "Down by the Old Mill Stream" (uncredited), "Makin' Whoopee", "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home", "I'll Get By")
 1960 Pepe (performer: "That's How It Went, All Right")
 1960 The George Burns Show (TV Movie) (performer: "(Won't You Come Home) Bill Bailey", "My Funny Valentine", "Buttons and Bows" - uncredited)
 1960 Tall Story (performer: "Tall Story")
 1959 Startime (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- George Burns in the Big Time (1959) ... (performer: "Clementine", "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
  The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Episode #1.23 (1958) ... (performer: "Splish Splash", "Early In The Morning") / (writer: "Splish Splash", "Early In The Morning")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Dream Lover" (Atco Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Darin | Robert Darin

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I want to be a legend by the time I'm twenty-five. See more »

Trivia:

He signed Wayne Newton to his record producing company (TM Music) and had him record "Danke Schoen", which was originally supposed to be recorded by Darin himself. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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