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Claude François (III) (1939–1978)

Claude François was born on February 1, 1939 in Ismailia, Egypt. He was married to Janet Woollacoot. He died on March 11, 1978 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 39) in Paris, France

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 2014 Mad Men (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Strategy (2014) ... (music: "My Way" - uncredited)
 2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past (performer: "Stop Au Nom De L'Amour")
 2014 Carmina y amén (music: "My Way")
 2011-2013 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Episode #4.3 (2013) ... (music: "My Way")
- Episode #3.21 (2013) ... (music: "My Way")
- Episode #3.5 (2012) ... (music: "My Way")
- Episode #3.3 (2012) ... (music: "My Way")
- Episode #2.12 (2011) ... (music: "My Way")
 2013 Samedi soir on chante France Gall (TV Movie) (music: "Comme d'habitude")
 2013 Des gens qui s'embrassent (writer: "My Way")
 2012 My Way (At Seventeen, If I Had A Hammer, December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night), performer: "17 ans", "Bye Bye Blackbird", "Le Nabout Twist", "Si j'avais un marteau", "Cette année-là", "Je sais", "L'amour c'est comme ça (I Can't Help Myself)", "Reste (Beggin)", "Comme d'habitudes", "Belinda (Miss Belinda)", "Le lundi au soleil", "Il fait beau, il fait bon (Freddom come, Freedom go)", "Le mal aimé (Daydreamer)", "Le téléphone pleure", "Magnolias for ever") / (writer: "Le Nabout Twist", "Je sais", "Comme d'habitudes", "Le téléphone pleure", "Magnolias for ever", "Marche tout droit (Walk Right it)", "Alexandrie, Alexandra")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Mort i espiritualitat (2012) ... (music: "My Way")
 2011 Isabel, a su manera (TV Movie) (music: "A mi manera")
 2011 Hoy quiero confesar (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (writer: "A mi manera")
 2010 Punisher '79-82 (Short) (writer: "My Way")
 2010 Vater Morgana (music: "My Way")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Donnie Fatso (2010) ... (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 2010 Tung metal (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Den fede dame synger (2010) ... (music: "I Did It My Way")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.61 (2009) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2009 Hi havia una vegada el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Com he fet sempre")
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2008-2009 Banda sonora (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Episode #5.23 (2009) ... (music: "My Way")
- Episode #4.14 (2008) ... (music: "My Way")
- Episode #4.4 (2008) ... (music: "My Way", "A mi manera")
 2008 Aufgspuit! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schmidbauer mit Wolfgang Ambros (2008) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2008 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.24 (2008) ... (music: "My Way")
 2007 Atrapats pel cap d'any (TV Movie) (music: "My Way")
 2007 My Way (writer: "My Way")
 2007 Pour le meilleur et pour le rire: La croisière du rire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 1 September 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Le téléphone pleure")
- Episode dated 11 August 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Ciao ciao bambino", "Come prima")
 2007 Sicko (Documentary) (performer: "Ce monde absurde" - as Claude Francois)
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (2007) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2007 A Very British Gangster (Documentary) (writer: "My Way" - as Claude Francois)
 2006 Happy Feet (music: "My Way")
 2006 Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender (Video) (writer: "My Way")
 2006 Aloha from Sweden (Video) (writer: "My Way")
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moe n' Joe (2006) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2006 American Dreamz (writer: "My Way")
 2006 Commissaire Valence (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Double face (2006) ... (writer: "Alexandrie, Alexandra")
 2005 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finals (2005) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2005 La madrastra (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La madrastra (2005) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2004 La vie de chantier (Video) (writer: "Alexandrie Alexandra")
 2004 Far Far Away Idol (Video short) (writer: "My Way")
 2004 Bad Spelling (lyrics: "Dona Dona")
 2004 La columna (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 July 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2004 Podium (performer: "I know", "Alexandrie Alexandra (sequential mix)", "Chanson populaire (ça s'en va et ça revient)", "Je viens dîner ce soir", "La musique américaine", "Le lundi au soleil", "Magnolias for ever", "Belinda", "Je vais à Rio", "Le mal aimé (Daydreamer)", "Si j'avais un marteau")
 2001 Who Is Bernard Tapie? (Documentary) (writer: "My Way")
 2001 CQ (performer: "Ce Soir, Je Vais Boire")
 2001 3000 Miles to Graceland (as Claude Fraçois, "My Way")
 2001 The Mole (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2000 Barend en Van Dorp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 October 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 2000 Lucky Numbers (writer: "My Way")
 2000 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der letzte Ausweg (2000) ... (writer: "My Way")
 2000 Workers for the Good Lord (music: "Comme d'habitude")
 2000 The Filth and the Fury (Documentary) (writer: "My Way")
 1999 The Astronaut's Wife (writer: "My Way")
 1998 My Giant (writer: "My Way")
 1997 George of the Jungle (writer: "My Way")
 1996 Bat Yam - New York (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Kul Kalb Biji Yomo (1996) ... (music: "My Way (Comme D'Habitude)" - uncredited)
 1994 Another Midnight Run (TV Movie) (writer: "MY WAY")
 1992 Sinatra (TV Movie) (music: "My Way")
 1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (writer: "My Way")
 1990 The Boyfriend School (writer: "My Way" - as Francois)
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "My Way")
 1989 The Wizard (writer: "My Way")
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (writer: "My Way" - as Claude Francois)
 1989 My Boyfriend's Back (TV Movie) (writer: "My Way")
 1988 Jack's Back (lyrics: "My Way" - as C. Francois) / (music: "My Way" - as C. Francois)
 1987 Die Hausmeisterin (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hexe, bayerische (1987) ... (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 1987 Zeg 'ns Aaa (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Henny Huisman (1987) ... (music: "My Way" - uncredited)
 1987 Elvis '56 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "My Way")
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robin Williams/Paul Simon (1986) ... (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 1986 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tea for Three (1986) ... (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "My Way" - as Claude Francois)
 1983 Webster (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- That's Entertainment (1983) ... (music: "My Way (Comme d'habitude)" - uncredited)
 1978-1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (writer: "My Way")
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (writer: "My Way")
 1981 This Is Elvis (lyrics: "My Way" - as Claude Francois) / (music: "My Way" - as Claude Francois)
 1979 Claude Francois: The Film of His Life (Documentary) (performer: "Le Nabout Twist", "Belles Belles Belles (Girls, girls, girls)", "Hey Potatoes", "Je sais", "J'attendrai (Reach Out I'll Be There)", "C'est la même chanson (It's the Same Old Song)", "Si j'avais un marteau (If I Had A Hammer)", "Petite mèche de cheveux", "Comme d'habitudes", "Il fait beau, il fait bon (Freddom come, Freedom go)", "17 ans (At Seventeen)", "Sha La La (Hier Est Près De Moi)(Yesterday once more) - Viens à la maison, Now is the time, So Near and Yet So Far, ", "Y'a le printemps qui chante", "Le lundi au soleil", "Chanson populaire", "Laisse une chance à notre amour", "C'est comme ça que l'on s'est aimé", "Magnolias for ever", "Alexandrie, Alexandra", "Écoute ma chanson", "So Near and Yet So Far", "La solitude ça n'éxiste pas", "Et maintenant", "Quand tu danses")) / (writer: "Le Nabout Twist", "Hey Potatoes", "Je sais", "C'est la même chanson (It's the Same Old Song)", "Comme d'habitudes", "Y'a le printemps qui chante (Viens à la maison)", "Chanson populaire", "C'est comme ça que l'on s'est aimé", "Magnolias for ever", "Alexandrie, Alexandra", "Écoute ma chanson (So Near and Yet So Far)")
 1979 Série noire (performer: "Alexandrie Alexandra", "Magnolia forever")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 December 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "My Way")
 1974 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (TV Special documentary) (writer: "My Way" - uncredited)
 1963 Age tendre et tête de bois (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 October 1963 (1963) ... (performer: "Si tu veux être heureux", "Si j'avais un marteau" (aka "If I had a Hammer"))
- Episode dated 16 February 1963 (1963) ... (performer: "Belles, belles, belles")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ad for "Podium" clothes (1967)

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 12 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Claude François had a secret relationship with singer France Gall. See more »

Trademark:

Claude often danced with dancers held light, the first to have danced undress before the cameras of French television. See more »

Nickname:

Cloclo See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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