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Marianne Faithfull

Daughter of Eva, the Baroness Erisso, and Major Glynn Faithfull, a WWII British spy. Recorded the first song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "As Tears Go By" (1964). Involved in a major drug scandal with Jagger, Richards and others, which ultimately turned public opinion favorably towards the 'Rolling Stones' and other rock groups. In ... See full bio »
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 2009 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #34.2 (2009) ... (performer: "Come And Stay With Me", "Hold On Hold On", "Dear God Please Help Me")
 2008 Bitter & Twisted (performer: "In My Time of Sorrow")
 2007 Salt of the Earth (Video documentary) (writer: "Sister Morphine")
 2007 Paris Lockdown (performer: "A Lean and Hungry Look") / (writer: "A Lean and Hungry Look")
 2006 Sherrybaby (writer: "When I Find My Life")
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Perfect Day (2005) ... (performer: "As Tears Go By")
 2003 Tarnation (Documentary) (performer: "The Ballad of Lucy Jordan")
 2003 Son frère (performer: "Sleep") / (writer: "Sleep")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Truth Is Out There (2002) ... (performer: "I'm Into Something Good" - uncredited)
 2002 Novo (performer: "Sex With Strangers (Sly & Robbie Dub Mix)") / (writer: "Sex With Strangers (Sly & Robbie Dub Mix)")
 2000 Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams (Video documentary) (performer: "Vagabond Ways", "As Tears Go By", "This Little Bird", "Come and Stay with Me", "Falling from Grace", "Sister Morphine", "Something Better", "Rich Kid Blues", "Dreaming My Dreams", "Broken English", "Why'd Ya Do It?", "Truth Bitter Truth", "Times Square", "Strange Weather", "Pirate Jenny", "Incarceration of a Flower Child", "Great Expectations") / (writer: "Vagabond Ways", "Sister Morphine", "Broken English", "Why'd Ya Do It?", "Truth Bitter Truth", "Great Expectations")
 2000 Dancing at the Blue Iguana (performer: "Angel") / (writer: "Angel")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Knight in White Satin Armor (2000) ... (performer: "The Memory Remains")
 1999 Women Talking Dirty (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 1999 The Girl on the Bridge (performer: "Who Will Take My Dreams Away?") / (writer: "Who Will Take My Dreams Away?")
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Seite 45 (1998) ... (performer: "The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1980 - 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Nathan Lane/Metallica (1997) ... (performer: "The Memory Remains" - uncredited)
- Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull (1980) ... (performer: "Broken English", "Guilt" - uncredited) / (writer: "Broken English" - uncredited)
 1996 Alles nur Tarnung (performer: "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight")
 1996 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Last Shout: Part 2 (1996) ... (performer: "This Wheel's On Fire")
- The Last Shout: Part 1 (1996) ... (performer: "This Wheel's On Fire", "We Gotta Get out of This Place")
 1996 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Show #164 - Bundesligatrainer im Vergleichstest (1996) ... (performer: "Don't Forget Me")
 1996 The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (Documentary) (performer: "Something Better")
 1996 The Craft (writer: "Witches Song")
 1995 Fallen Angels (performer: "Go Away From My World")
 1995 The City of Lost Children (performer: "Who Will Take Your Dreams Away")
 1995 Moondance (performer: "Madam George")
 1992 Another Girl Another Planet (performer: "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels")
 1991 Thelma & Louise (performer: "The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan")
 1991 Arena (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Babylon (1991) ... (performer: "The Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - uncredited)
 1989 Cold Comfort (performer: "Strange One")
 1988 Uncle Lenin Lives in Russia (Documentary) (performer: "Working Class Hero")
 1987 The Last of England (performer: "The Skye Boat Song") / (producer: "The Skye Boat Song")
 1985 Trouble in Mind (performer: "Trouble in Mind", "El Gavilan")
 1985 Tuff Turf (performer: "LOVE HATES")
 1982 Unheimliche Geschichten (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Besuch aus dem Jenseits (1982) ... (performer: "The Ballad of Lucy Jordan" - uncredited)
 1981 Montenegro (performer: "The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan")
 1980 The Outsider (performer: "Broken English") / (writer: "Broken English")
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 December 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "The Ballad of Lucy Jordan")
 1967 Anna (TV Movie) (performer: "Hier ou Demain")
 1966 Made in U.S.A (performer: "As Tears Go By")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.30 (1965) ... (performer: "There But for Fortune")
- Episode #2.9 (1965) ... (performer: "There But for Fortune")
- Episode #2.2 (1965) ... (performer: "Summer Nights")
- Episode #1.47 (1965) ... (performer: "My Time of Sorrow", "Paris Bells")
- Episode #1.43 (1965) ... (performer: "What Have They Done to the Rain", "As Tears Go By", "Come and Stay with Me", "The Little Bird")
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CD: "Greatest Hits" (ABKCO) See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 15 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Marianne Faithful | MF


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My favorite instrument in the whole world is the human female voice, and Kate Bush is one of the reasons why. It is by far a Stradivarius, which is why she rarely details with the press or isn't in a rush to record. She's one of the few who can be above all that. See more »


In 1969, director Tony Richardson cast Faithful in the movie version of Nicol Williamson's Hamlet (1969), which had been an international success. Francesca Annis had played Ophelia to Williamson's Gloomy Dane in London, on Broadway and during an American tour. Ironically, Roman Polanski nixed both Williamson and Faithful for the roles of Macbeth and His Lady in the 1971 adaptation of William ... See more »

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