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Eydie Gormé (1928–2013)

Eydie Gorme was born in New York on August 16, 1928 to Sephardic Jewish parents. Her father, Nessim Garmezano, was a tailor, from Sicily, who changed his last name when he arrived in the United States. Gorme began singing straight out of high school, with various big bands. But her big break came after she auditioned for, and joined, "The Tonight!... See full bio »

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 2013 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2013) ... (performer: "Love Me Forever" - uncredited)
 2012 Girl in Progress (performer: "Sabor A Mi")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2011) ... (performer: "Historia de un amor")
 2008/I Doubt (performer: "Blame It on the Bossa Nova")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (2007) ... (performer: "If You Feel Like Singing, Sing" - uncredited)
 2006 Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eviction (2006) ... (performer: "Blame It on the Bossa Nova")
 2001 Russian Doll (performer: "Frenesí")
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bartlet's Third State of the Union (2001) ... (performer: "Blame it on the Bossa Nova")
 1999 Southpaw (Documentary) (performer: "Round Midnight")
 1998 Così ridevano (performer: "Blame It on the Bossa Nova")
 1998 Great Expectations (performer: "Bésame Mucho" - as Eydie)
 1995 Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Medley of Frank Sinatra Songs" - uncredited)
 1990 Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come (TV Special documentary) (performer: "When You're Smiling", "Young at Heart", "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart" - uncredited)
 1990 Mermaids (performer: "Blame It on the Bossa Nova" - as Edyie Gorme)
 1989 The Big Picture (performer: "Blame It on the Bossa Nova" - as Eydie Gorme)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (performer: "Shake Hands", "The Walrus and the Carpenter")
 1980 Falling in Love Again (performer: "The First Time")
 1969 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- What It Was, Was Love (1969) ... (performer: "What It Was, Was Love", "What You Say", "A Secret Place", "Yeah, But What If?", "A Man", "Boys And Girls", "There Goes The Bride", "To Be In Love", "We Had It All", "The Room With The View Inside", "Old Man", "What It Was, Was Love/Reprise")
 1966 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.19 (1966) ... (performer: "What Did I Have That I Don't Have?", "I Feel So Spanish" - uncredited)
 1960 The Facts of Life (performer: "The Facts of Life")
 1958 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eydie Gorme (1958) ... (performer: "When Your Lover Has Gone", "The Gypsy in My Soul", "Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the Week" - uncredited)
 1957 Until They Sail (performer: "Until They Sail")
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TV commercial: VISA credit cards See more »

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Alternate Names:

Steve & Eydie | Eydie | Eydie Gorme

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[on people saying Linda Ronstadt is a pioneering Latin-crossover artist] Linda Ronstadt -- she avoids me! I am the pioneer. See more »


She and husband Steve Lawrence retired from performing for a time, distraught over the early death of one of their sons. They eventually returned to the limelight but at a slower pace. See more »

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