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Wes Farrell (1939–1996)

Wes Farrell was born on December 21, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Wesley Donald Fogel. He was married to Jean Alice Inman, Pamela Hensley, Tina Sinatra and Joan Arthurs. He died on February 29, 1996 in Coconut Grove, Florida, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 November 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Hang on Sloopy" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 23 October 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Hang on Sloopy" - uncredited)
 2014 Cilla (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Boys" - uncredited)
 2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yo Soy Capitan (2014) ... (writer: "Come a Little Bit Closer" - uncredited)
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Past Is a Foreign Country (2012) ... (writer: "Hang On Sloopy" - uncredited)
 2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (writer: "COME ON GET HAPPY")
 2010 Little White Lies (writer: "Hang On Sloopy")
 2009 Dead Man Running (performer: "Ohkey Dokey") / (writer: "Ohkey Dokey")
 2009 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Audition Show #1 (2009) ... (writer: "Come One Get Happy" - uncredited)
 2009 Pirate Radio (writer: "Hang on Sloopy" (1965))
 2008 Coluche: l'histoire d'un mec (writer: "Hang On Sloopy")
 2008 The Wrecking Crew! (Documentary) (writer: "Come On Get Happy")
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (writer: "Come On Get Happy")
 2007 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leandro (2007) ... (writer: "Pobre Menina")
 2007 Shanghai Kiss (writer: "Come a Little Bit Closer")
 2007 Goodbye Baby (writer: "Goodbye Baby (Baby, Goodbye)")
 2007 The Home Song Stories ("C'mon Get Happy')
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Great Stink (2006) ... (writer: "Come a Little Bit Closer" - uncredited)
 2006 ...So Goes the Nation (Documentary) (writer: "Hang On Sloopy")
 2005 Must Love Dogs (writer: "Come On Get Happy")
 2005 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Big Move (2005) ... (writer: "Come On Get Happy" - uncredited)
 2004 The Last Shot (writer: "Come On Get Happy" (1970))
 2004 Messengers (writer: "Come a Little Bit Closer")
 2002 Waking Up in Reno (writer: "Hang On Sloopy")
 2000 An Extremely Goofy Movie (Video) (writer: "Come On Get Happy")
 1999 Jesus' Son (writer: "Hang on Sloopy")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... (writer: "Boys")
- Le voyage dans la lune (1998) ... (writer: "Boys")
 1997 The X-Files (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Again (1997) ... (writer: "Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted")
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (writer: "Hang on Sloopy")
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Brute Man (1996) ... (writer: "Hang On Sloopy")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Boys")
 1995 The Awakening (TV Movie) ("Come A Little Bit Closer")
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop (writer: "HANG ON SLOOPY" - as Wes Ferrell)
 1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.4 (1994) ... (writer: "Hang On Sloopy" - uncredited)
 1993 Another Stakeout (writer: "Come On Get Happy" - as Wes Ferrell)
 1993 Drömmen om Rita (writer: "Baby Let Me Take You Home")
 1991 The Doors (writer: "Hang On Sloopy")
 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night Out (1990) ... (writer: "Hang on Sloopy" - uncredited)
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements (1986) ... (writer: "Hang On Sloopy" - uncredited)
 1984 Genesis: The Mama Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "Baby Let Me Take You Home")
 1979 More American Graffiti (writer: "Hang on Sloopy")
 1978 I Wanna Hold Your Hand (writer: "Boys")
 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Duet for Dying (1977) ... (producer: "One Thing On My Mind")
  The Partridge Family (TV Series) (music - 49 episodes, 1970 - 1974) (lyrics - 28 episodes, 1970 - 1974)
- Pin It on Danny (1974) ... (lyrics: "I Wanna Be With You") / (music: "I Wanna Be With You")
- Morning Becomes Electric (1974) ... (lyrics: "Sunshine") / (music: "Sunshine")
- Queen for a Minute (1974) ... (lyrics: "Money, Money") / (music: "Money, Money")
- Danny Drops Out (1974) ... (lyrics: "Lookin' For A Good Time") / (music: "Lookin' For A Good Time")
- The Last of Howard (1973) ... (lyrics: "When Love's Talked About") / (music: "When Love's Talked About")
 1973 Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trick or Treat (1973) ... (writer: "Monster Rock")
 1969 Midnight Cowboy (producer: "Jungle Jim at the Zoo", "Old Man Willow")
 1968 Despedida de casada (writer: "Hang-on-sloopy" - as West Farell)
 1967 The Karate Killers (writer: "Come On Down To My Boat")
 1967 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Five Daughters Affair: Part I (1967) ... (writer: "Come On Down To My Boat")
 1966 The Beatles (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- With Love from Me to You/Boys (1966) ... (writer: "Boys" - uncredited)
 1965-1966 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.56 (1966) ... (writer: "Sloop Dance")
- Episode #1.43 (1965) ... (writer: "Hang On, Sloopy")
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (writer: "Hang on Sloopy")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #2.25 (1965) ... (writer: "Hang On, Sloopy")
- Shindig Goes to London: Part 2 (1965) ... (writer: "Hang On, Sloopy")
- Episode #2.12 (1965) ... (writer: "Goody Galum Shus")
- Episode #2.1 (1965) ... (writer: "Hang On, Sloopy")
- Episode #1.26 (1965) ... (writer: "Let's Lock the Door", "Come a Little Bit Closer")
 1965 Go-Go Bigbeat (Documentary) (writer: "Baby Let Me Take You Home")
 1964 UK Swings Again (Short) (writer: "Baby, Let Me Take You Home")
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Wrote a #1 hit song in 1965, "Hang On Sloopy."
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