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Billy Fury (1940–1983)

Billy Fury was born on April 17, 1940 in Dingle, Liverpool, England as Ronald William Wycherley. He was married to Judith Hall. He died on January 28, 1983 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 42) in London, England, UK

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Known For

An Education
An Education Soundtrack
(2009)
Thank Your Lucky Stars
(1961-1966)
That'll Be the Day
That'll Be the Day Stormy Tempest
(1973)
Nothing Personal
Nothing Personal Soundtrack
(1995)

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 2016 The Brontes at the BBC (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Halfway to Paradise" - uncredited)
 2010 The Indian Doctor (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Arrival (2010) ... (performer: "Halfway to Paradise")
 2009 An Education (performer: "Maybe Tomorrow") / (writer: "Maybe Tomorrow")
 2008 Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (performer: "Play it Cool")
 1999 The Last Yellow (performer: "I Love How You Love Me")
 1998 Where the Heart Is (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Family Matters (1998) ... (performer: "The Night Was Made for Love" - uncredited)
 1995 Nothing Personal (performer: "Once Upon A Dream")
 1991 Blonde Fist (performer: "Like I've never been gone")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (performer: "Don't Knock Upon My Door" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Knock Upon My Door" - uncredited)
 1973 That'll Be the Day (performer: "A Thousand Stars", "Long Live Rock", "That's All Right Mama", "What Did I Say")
 1965 I've Gotta Horse (performer: "I've Gotta Horse", "Stand By Me", "Do The Old Soft Shoe", "I Like Animals", "Find Your Dream", "Won't Somebody Tell Me Why", "You've Got To Look Right For The Part", "Finale Medley")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.29 (1965) ... (performer: "I'm Lost Without You")
 1963 Juke Box Jury (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Beatles Special (1963) ... (performer: "Do You Really Love Me Too?")
 1962 Play It Cool (performer: "Play It Cool", "Once Upon A Dream", "Twist Kid", "Let's Paint The Town", "You're Swell")
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Other Works:

Hit song in UK in 1961, "Halfway to Paradise". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Discovered by pop manager Larry Parnes who changed his name from Ronald Wycherly to Billy Fury and guided him on the road to stardom in the early 60's. See more »

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Aries

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