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Cyndi Lauper


Cyndi was born at Boulevard Hospital, in Astoria, Queens. She spent her first four years in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Her family then moved to Ozone Park, Queens. See full bio »
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  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode, 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Week 2: My Jam Monday (2014) ... ("Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
- Round 6 (2008) ... (performer: "True Colors" - uncredited)
 2014 The Other Woman (performer: "GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN")
 2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Week 6: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2014 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Time After Time")
 2013 Pink: The Truth About Love Tour - Live from Melbourne (Documentary) (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2013 Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Life of Brian (2013) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.28 (2013) ... (writer: "Time After Time")
  Defiance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Past Is Prologue (2013) ... (performer: "Time After Time" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "True Colors") / (writer: "Everybody Say Yeah")
 2013 Nebraska (writer: "Time After Time")
 2013 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Office Space (2013) ... (writer: "Time after Time")
  Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Power Pachyderms #1 (2013) ... (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
- X-Force #1 (2011) ... ("I Drove All Night")
 2013 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bailout (2013) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2012 Jesus Loves Me (writer: "Time After Time")
 2012 Private Practice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Apron Strings (2012) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2012 Salve Jorge (TV Series) (performer: "Shattered Dreams")
  Accused (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Tracie's Story (2012) ... (performer: "Time After Time" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #20.131 (2012) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
- David Spade/Tom Papa/Plain White T's/'The Voice' Finalists (2011) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.108 (2010) ... (performer: "Crossroads" - uncredited)
 2012 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Hose Says 'Yes' (2012) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" - uncredited)
  American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 8 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "Time After Time")
- Finale (2009) ... (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2012 Bob's Burgers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Belchies (2012) ... (performer: "Taffy Butt")
 2012 Beauty Is Embarrassing (Documentary) (performer: "Pee-Wee Playhouse")
 2012 Good Deeds (writer: "Time After Time")
 2012 Celebrity Big Brother (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.20 (2012) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2011 Em dónes vida. El llibre i el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Jo seré allá")
 2011 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Last Words (2011) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode dated 22 August 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 12 April 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 June 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Time After Time" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.97 (2011) ... (music: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2011/I Paranoia (Video) (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2011 Sunny (writer: "Time After Time")
 2011 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.4 (2011) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 2011 The Music Never Stopped (performer: "Iko Iko")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 4 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
- Greatest Break Up Songs (2010) ... (performer: "Time After Time", "Girls Just Want to Have Fun") / (writer: "Time After Time")
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (performer: "True Colors")
- Karaoke Classics (2008) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 2010 Escape from New Jersey (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top Nine Perform (2010) ... (performer: "Unchained Melody")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Helen Mirren/Colin Hanks/Cyndi Lauper featuring Allen Toussaint (2010) ... (performer: "Early in the Mornin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.45 (2009) ... (performer: "Slumdog Millionaire" - uncredited) / (writer: "Slumdog Millionaire" - uncredited)
 2010 Sex and the City 2 (performer: "True Colors")
 2010 The Apprentice (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #9.11 (2010) ... (performer: "I'm Just Your Fool")
- Kodak Task (2010) ... (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun")
- Diner Task (2010) ... (performer: "True Colors" - uncredited)
 2010 Hard to Be Me (Short) (performer: "It's Hard to Be Me") / (producer: "It's Hard to Be Me") / (writer: "It's Hard to Be Me")
 2010 50 años de (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Moda (2010) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 2010 WWF Raw (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 February 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- We Are the World 25 (2010) ... (performer: "Kidney Now!")
 2009 The Nolans: In the Mood for Dancing (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 2009 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Trip to the Moon (2009) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - as Cindy Lauper, uncredited)
  House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Known Unknowns (2009) ... (performer: "Time After Time" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Till Death Do Us Start (2009) ... (performer: "True Colors" - uncredited)
 2009/I Up in the Air (writer: "Time After Time" (1984))
  Ugly Betty (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Fall Issue (2009) ... (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
- Filing for the Enemy (2008) ... (performer: "High And Mighty" - uncredited)
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... (performer: "He Needs a Kidney")
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2009 Here and There (performer: "Here and There")
 2008 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Cake (2008) ... (performer: "True Colors" - uncredited)
  Herois quotidians (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.10 (2008) ... (performer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough") / (writer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 2 (2008) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 2008 Medium (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Being Joey Carmichael (2008) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
- Wicked Game: Part One (2008) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2008 Tvist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.119 (2008) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 2007 Midnight Heat (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2004 - 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Thick as Thieves (2007) ... (performer: "I Drove All Night")
- It's Raining Men (2004) ... (performer: "Time After Time" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
- Greed (2004) ... (performer: "All Through The Night")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2007 The Backyardigans (TV Series) (1 episode)
- International Super Spy (2007) ... (as Featured Vocalist, "Lady In Pink")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 2007 Sexo y otros secretos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Nuevos amores, amargas decepciones (2007) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 2007 The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Big Fat Sober Wedding (2007) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 2007 For the Bible Tells Me So (Documentary) (performer: "True Colors")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2006) (performer - 1 episode, 2006)
- South of the Border: Part Dos (2006) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
- Larceny of a Kitty Cat (2006) ... (performer: "Time After Time", "True Colors" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2006 Drawn Together (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Freaks & Greeks (2006) ... ("Girls Just Wanna Have Fun")
 2006 John Tucker Must Die (writer: "Time after Time")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (writer: "Time After Time")
 2006 The 60th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Ballad of the Pimp")
 2006 Irresistible (as Cindi Lauper, "Time After Time")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Homer's Paternity Coot (2006) ... (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
- Wild Barts Can't Be Broken (1999) ... (performer: "The Star-Spangled Banner")
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Time After Time")
 2005 The Eight (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Turbo Time (2005) ... (performer: "True Colors" - uncredited)
 2005 God Save the King (performer: "TIME AFTER TIME") / (writer: "TIME AFTER TIME")
  Reunion (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- 1986 (2005) ... (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes (performer: "Prisoner of Love")
  Queer as Folk (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- I Love You (2005) ... (performer: "Shine") / (writer: "Shine")
 2005 The Comeback (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Valerie Bonds with the Cast (2005) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
  Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Ruskie Business (2005) ... (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2004 Ma mère (performer: "Hymn To Love (Hymne à l'amour)")
 2004 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One with All the Other Ones: Part 1 (2004) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2004 High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Vince Neil (2004) ... (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" - uncredited)
 2004 Napoleon Dynamite (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2003 Crying? (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun")
 2003 Plötzlich wieder 16 (TV Movie) (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 2003 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Trügerische Hoffnung (2003) ... (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun")
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "Time after Time")
 2002 Brown Sugar (writer: "Time After Time")
 2002 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crush (2002) ... (writer: "Time After Time" - uncredited)
 2002 Clockstoppers ("Time After Time")
 2002 Hysterical Blindness (TV Movie) (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Like Mother, Like Daughter (2001) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 2000 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (performer: "I Want a Mom That Will Last Forever") / (writer: "I Want a Mom That Will Last Forever")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Legends of the Mall (2000) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Happy Prince (1999) ... (performer: "Don't Make it a Mistake")
 1999 Never Been Kissed (performer: "She Bop") / (writer: "She Bop")
 1999 200 Cigarettes ("Maybe He'll Know")
 1999 Zärtliche Begierde (TV Movie) (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 1998 A Night at the Roxbury (performer: "Disco Inferno")
 1998 Southie (performer: "If By Chance")
 1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (performer: "Time After Time") / (writer: "Time After Time")
 1997 The Girlie Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 1996 Unhook the Stars (performer: "Fall Into Your Dreams", "Unhook the Stars") / (writer: "Fall Into Your Dreams", "Unhook the Stars")
 1996 I Love You, I Love You Not (performer: "Drove All Night")
 1996 Married with Children (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Spring Break: Part 2 (1996) ... (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun")
 1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (performer: "Hey Now (Girls Just Want To Have Fun)")
 1995 Fotogramas de Plata 94 (TV Special) (performer: " (Hey Now) Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 1994 Steve Wright's People Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" - uncredited)
 1993 Life with Mikey (performer: "FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS") / (writer: "FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS")
 1992 Peter's Friends (performer: "Girls Just Want To Have Fun")
 1992 Strictly Ballroom (writer: "Time After Time" - as Lauper)
 1991 Off and Running (performer: "BLUE MOON", "BIG SPENDER", "UNABBREVIATED LOVE") / (writer: "THE ONLY FISH (IN MY SEA)")
 1990 Naughty Boys (performer: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun")
 1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Reign Storm (1990) ... (performer: "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun")
 1988 Vibes (performer: "I've Got a Hole in My Heart") / (producer: "I've Got a Hole in My Heart")
 1986 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series) (performer: "Pee-wee's Playhouse Theme" - as Ellen Shaw)
 1986 The Goonies (Video Game) (writer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough")
  Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 1985) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (producer: "Land of a Thousand Dances" - as Mona Flambé)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (performer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough", "She Bop") / (writer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough", "She Bop")
 1985 The Goonies (performer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough", "What a Thrill") / (producer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough", "What a Thrill") / (writer: "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough", "What a Thrill")
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Other Works:

Book: 'Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir' with Jancee Dunn. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 8 Interviews | 11 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mona Flambè | Cindy Lauper

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On being a feminist: I'm a bra-burner from way back! See more »

Trivia:

She appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (1985). See more »

Trademark:

Her four octave vocal range. See more »

Nickname:

Cyn

Star Sign:

Cancer

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