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Buddy Holly (1936–1959)


Buddy Holly was born on September 7, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Charles Hardin Holley. He was married to Maria Elena Santiago. He died on February 3, 1959 in Clear Lake, Iowa, USA. See full bio »

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 2011-2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Iris Dement and Jim Brock (2013) ... (writer: "Crying, Waiting, Hoping" - uncredited)
- The Carolina Chocolate Drops (2011) ... (writer: "Crying, Waiting, Hoping")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.72 (2012) ... (writer: "Everyday" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.32 (2011) ... (writer: "Well... All Right" - uncredited)
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 22 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Oh, Boy!")
 2011 We Need to Talk About Kevin (performer: "Everyday") / (writer: "Everyday")
  Rock & Chips (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Frog and the Pussycat (2011) ... (performer: "Rave On")
- Pilot (2010) ... (performer: "True Love Ways" - uncredited) / (writer: "True Love Ways" - uncredited)
  Les toqués (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Un nouveau départ (2011) ... (lyrics: "Everyday") / (music: "Everyday")
 2011 The Music Never Stopped (writer: "Not Fade Away/Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad" Traditional)
 2011 The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years (Video documentary) (performer: "That'll Be the Day", "Bo Diddley") / (writer: "That'll Be the Day", "Not Fade Away")
 2010/I Valentine's Day (writer: "Everyday")
 2009 Did You Hear About the Morgans? (writer: "True Love Ways")
 2009 Nowhere Boy (writer: "That'll Be the Day")
 2009 Love Happens (writer: "Everyday")
 2009 Mr. Nobody (performer: "Everyday") / (writer: "Everyday")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Round One: Part 2 (2009) ... (performer: "Oh Boy!" - uncredited)
 2008 Wildwood Days (Documentary) (performer: "THAT'LL BE THE DAY') / (writer: "THAT'LL BE THE DAY')
  Qwerty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #2.38 (2008) ... (performer: "Everyday") / (writer: "Everyday")
  Lost (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Cabin Fever (2008) ... (performer: "Everyday" - uncredited) / (writer: "Everyday" - uncredited)
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #2.5 (2008) ... (performer: "Peggy Sue") / (writer: "Peggy Sue")
 2008 Fields of Fuel (Documentary) (writer: "Not Fade Away" (1957) - as Charles Hardin)
 2007 Juno (performer: "Dearest")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... ("Peggy Sue") / (writer: "Peggy Sue")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2007) ... (writer: "That'll Be The Day")
  Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Finale (2007) ... (performer: "True Love Ways" - uncredited) / (writer: "True Love Ways" - uncredited)
 2007 Jukebox Rock 'n' Roll Vol. 1 (Video) (performer: "Peggy Sue") / (writer: "Peggy Sue")
  The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- One Guilty Deed (2006) ... (performer: "Peggy Sue" (1957) - uncredited) / (writer: "Peggy Sue" (1957) - uncredited)
 2006 Glory Road (performer: "Rave On")
 2005 Stoned (writer: "Not fade away")
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (writer: "It's So Easy")
 2003 Big Fish (performer: "Everyday") / (writer: "Everyday")
 2002 Walking the Tracks: The Summer of 'Stand by Me' (Video documentary short) (performer: "Everyday" - uncredited) / (writer: "Everyday" - uncredited)
 2000 Almost Famous (lyrics: "Peggy Sue") / (music: "Peggy Sue")
 2000 Maybe Baby (writer: "Maybe Baby" - as Charles Hardin)
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Funhouse (2000) ... (writer: "Maybe Baby" - uncredited)
 1999 Walking Across Egypt (writer: "Not Fade Away" - as Charles Hardin)
 1999 October Sky (performer: "That'll Be the Day") / (writer: "That'll Be the Day")
 1998 Pleasantville (performer: "Rave On")
 1998 Space Bunnies Must Die! (Video Game) (performer: "Rave On")
 1997 Gummo (performer: "Everyday") / (writer: "Everyday")
 1997 The Locusts (performer: "Maybe Baby", "Everyday") / (writer: "Everyday") / (writer: "Maybe Baby" - as Charles Hardin)
 1996 Ballykissangel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live in My Heart and Pay No Rent (1996) ... (writer: "True Love Ways" - uncredited)
  As Time Goes By (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1993 - 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Showered with Gifts (1996) ... (performer: "Everyday" - uncredited) / (writer: "Everyday" - uncredited)
- Visiting Rocky (1993) ... (performer: "Raining In My Heart" - uncredited)
 1995 Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Not Fade Away" - as Charles Hardin)
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer: "Peggy Sue", "That'll Be the Day") / (writer: "That'll Be the Day", "Think It Over", "Peggy Sue")
 1994 Heartbeat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trouble in Mind (1994) ... (writer: "Heartbeat" (as 'theme') - uncredited)
 1993 Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... (performer: "Raining In My Heart")
 1989 American Boyfriends (writer: "True Love Ways")
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- How the Tess Was Won - August 5, 1956 (1989) ... (writer: "Peggy Sue")
 1989 Steven Banks: Home Entertainment Center (TV Movie) (writer: "Peggy Sue")
 1988 Boulevard of Broken Dreams (performer: "True Love Ways")
 1988 Salsa (performer: "Maybe Baby") / (writer: "Maybe Baby" - as Charles Hardin)
 1988 Action Jackson (writer: "THAT'LL BE THE DAY")
 1987 Concrete Angels (writer: "Not Fade Away")
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Foley vs. Foley (1987) ... (writer: "That'll Be the Day")
 1987 Light of Day (writer: "True Love Ways")
 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married (performer: "Peggy Sue Got Married") / (writer: "Peggy Sue Got Married")
 1986 Stand by Me (as C. Hardin, "Everyday") / (performer: "Everyday")
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (performer: "Peggy Sue") / (writer: "Peggy Sue")
 1986 Sword of Honour (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (writer: "That'll Be Day" - uncredited)
 1985 Desert Hearts (performer: "RAVE ON")
 1985 Mischief (performer: "Maybe Baby", "Everyday", "Peggy Sue", "That'll Be the Day") / (writer: "Maybe Baby", "Everyday", "Peggy Sue", "That'll Be the Day")
 1984 Finders Keepers (writer: "Peggy Sue" - uncredited)
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (performer: "That'll Be The Day" - uncredited) / (writer: "That'll Be The Day", "Not Fade Away" - uncredited)
 1983 Gorky Park ("It's So Easy")
 1983 Christine (performer: "Not Fade Away")
 1979 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 February 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Well....All Right")
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story ("True Love Ways") / (writer: "It's So Easy" (uncredited), "That'll Be the Day" (uncredited), "Peggy Sue" (uncredited), "Maybe Baby" (uncredited), "Well ... All Right" (uncredited), "Listen to Me" (uncredited), "Everyday", "Words of Love" (uncredited), "Not Fade Away" (uncredited))
 1978 American Hot Wax (performer: "Oh Boy!", "Rave On")
 1975 Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl (writer: "Not Fade Away" - uncredited)
 1973 American Graffiti (performer: "That'll Be the Day") / (writer: "Maybe Baby", "That'll Be the Day")
 1973 That'll Be the Day (writer: "That'll Be The Day")
 1967 Poor Cow (writer: "Not Fade Away" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.22 (1965) ... (writer: "Heartbeat")
- Episode #1.41 (1965) ... (writer: "Not Fade Away")
- Episode #1.38 (1965) ... (writer: "Peggy Sue")
- Episode #1.27 (1965) ... (writer: "That'll Be the Day")
 1965 Anna, My Darling (writer: "That'll Be the Day" - uncredited)
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1958) ... (performer: "It's So Easy", "Heartbeat")
 1957 Ranch Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.35 ... (writer: "That'll Be The Day")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Great Buddy Holly" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 10 Portrayals | 13 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »


Alternate Names:

Buddy Holly & the Crickets

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

None of us could have made it without Elvis.

Trivia:

"Peggy Sue Got Married/Crying, Waiting, Hoping" was a 2-sided single, released after his death, in the summer of 1959 on Coral. The songs were found on his tape recorder, performed by Buddy with an acoustic guitar. A weak background chorus was added to both songs, in the first release. The record didn't receive any degree of popularity at the time. "Crying, Waiting, Hoping" was later covered by ... See more »

Trademark:

Wore horn rimmed black glasses See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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