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Darlene Love


Born Darlene Wright in Los Angeles in 1938, she began her career as lead singer with the vocal trio, The Blossoms. After a spell as regulars on ABC TV's variety show Shindig! (1964) in the early 60s, the trio went on to sing backup on a variety of Elvis Presley recordings, and even backed him on his 1968 NBC-TV special Elvis (1968). For a while, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Goodfellas
Goodfellas Soundtrack
(1990)
Love Actually
Love Actually Soundtrack
(2003)
The Holiday
The Holiday Soundtrack
(2006)

Filmography

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 2016 War Dogs (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2015 The Night Before (performer: "All Alone on Christmas", "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 1998-2014 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes)
- Jay Thomas/Josh Brolin/Darlene Love (2014) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #21.71 (2013) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #20.61 (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #19.65 (2011) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #18.63 (2010) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2013 20 Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (performer: "He's A Rebel")
 2012 Abominable Christmas (TV Movie) (performer: "All Alone on Christmas" - uncredited)
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unholy Night (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
 2011 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Season to Be Jolly (2011) ... (performer: "White Christmas", "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2011 The Oranges (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.105 (2011) ... (performer: "River Deep - Mountain High")
 2009 SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (TV Movie) (performer: "Christmas Time For the Jews" - uncredited)
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" (1963))
 2006 The Holiday (performer: "Winter Wonderland" (1934))
 2006 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (TV Special) (performer: "Christmas Time for the Jews" - uncredited)
 2005 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jack Black/Neil Young (2005) ... (performer: "Christmas Time for the Jews")
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" (1963))
 2003 Love Actually (performer: "All Alone On Christmas" (1992))
 1998 All I Wanna Do (performer: "Starlight, Starbright", "Girlfriends for Life")
 1996 Jingle All the Way (performer: "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", "Sleigh Ride")
 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (performer: "All Alone on Christmas")
 1991 Father of the Bride (performer: "(Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 1990 Dick Tracy (performer: "Mr. Fix It")
 1987 The Pick-up Artist (performer: "Wait Til' My Bobby Gets Home")
 1985 Better Off Dead... (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
 1984 Bachelor Party (performer: "Alley Oop")
 1984 Gremlins (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (performer: "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry")
 1983 Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry", "He's a Rebel")
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
 1980 The Idolmaker (performer: "Oo Wee Baby")
 1979 Being There (performer: "Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces")
 1968 Elvis (TV Movie) (performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But to the Lord / Up Above My Head / Saved")
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series) (performer: "[You're My] Soul and Inspiration")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Shindig in Hawaii: Part 2 (1965) ... (performer: "I Hear a Symphony")
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (performer: "Saved")
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (performer: "Didn't It Rain")
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (performer: "You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)")
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Other Works:

Album: "Dick Tracy" (Sire Records 4-26236). NOTE: "Mr. Fix-it" is her only song on the album, though two versions are included. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Blossoms

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Love and her all-girl trio, The Blossoms, sang back-up vocals on the Shelley Fabares number one hit "Johnny Angel" which topped the Billboard charts in April 1962. See more »

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Leo

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