STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 499,579 this week

Buddy DeFranco (1923–2014)


Clarinetist, bandleader, arranger, conductor and composer, educated at the Mastbaum School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also studied with Meyer Levin and Ross Wyre. At fourteen, he won a Major Bowes competition and a Tommy Dorsey swing contest as a jazz clarinetist. With his brother Lawrence and also Elliot Lawrence, he formed a teenage band ... See full bio »

Scary Good: IMDb's Guide to Horror

Can't get enough of movies and television shows that scare up a good fright? Check out Scary Good, IMDb's Horror Entertainment Guide. Being terrified was never so much fun.

Enter if you dare

Related News

Sir George Shearing obituary
| The Guardian - Film News

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 635 people
created 28 Jan 2014
 
a list of 765 people
created 07 Feb 2014
 
a list of 843 people
created 04 Sep 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Buddy DeFranco's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Soundtrack | Actor | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tokyo no mizube (2013) ... (performer: "It Could Happen To You")
- Chikurin (2013) ... (performer: "Angel Eyes")
 1956 Cool and Groovy (Short) (performer: "I'll Remember April")
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (1 credit)
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Member Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (10 credits)
 1986 Liberty Weekend (TV Special documentary)
Himself (as Buddy De Franco)
 1983 Åke Hasselgård story (Documentary) (as Buddy De Franco)
 1965-1967 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 23 February 1967 (1967) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 18 June 1965 (1965) ... Himself - Guest
 1966 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1966) ... Himself (as Buddy De Franco)
 1962 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Clarinet Player
- Episode #1.100 (1962) ... Himself - Clarinet Player (as Buddy De Franco)
 1956 The Wild Party
Himself (uncredited)
 1956 Cool and Groovy (Short)
Himself (as Buddy De Franco)
 1949 Adventures in Jazz (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.10 (1949) ... Himself
- Episode #1.5 (1949) ... Himself
 1949 Jazz Concert (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.3 (1949) ... Himself
Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Buddy De Franco
Edit

Did You Know?

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Discuss Buddy DeFranco on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page