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Roy Eldridge (1911–1989)

Roy Eldridge was born on January 30, 1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as David Roy Eldridge. He was married to Viola Lee Fong. He died on February 26, 1989 in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2013 Midnight Swing (Video short) (performer: "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me")
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008)
- VaEra (2008) ... (performer: "Phil's Tune") / (writer: "Phil's Tune")
- Vayeira (2006) ... (performer: "LES TRICHEURS") / (writer: "LES TRICHEURS")
 1992 The Public Eye (performer: "Embraceable You" (1928, first published 1930))
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters (performer: "If I Had You")
 1982 Today (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 January 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Thanks for the Boogie Ride")
 1980 Raging Bull (music: "Drum Boogie" (1941))
 1974 The Execution of Private Slovik (TV Movie) (writer: "Drum Boogie")
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Goodnight Sweet Blues (1961) ... (performer: "Good Night, Sweet Blues")
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Swingin' Years (1960) ... (writer: "Drum Boogie" - uncredited)
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... (performer: "Baby Won't You Please Come Home", "Basin Street Blues", "C Jam Blues", "Rose Room", "Stompin' at the Savoy" - uncredited)
 1941 Ball of Fire (lyrics: "Drum Boogie" (1941) - uncredited) / (music: "Drum Boogie" (1941) - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

The Memphis Naturals

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1985. See more »

Nickname:

Little Jazz See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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