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Lulu (I)


Born in Glasgow in 1948. As a teenager, she toured the northern clubs with her band, "the Luvvers". After her initial success with a cover of "Shout" reaching #7 in 1964, Lulu went on to establish herself as one of the biggest-selling British female singers of the 1960s. She made her film début in To Sir, with Love (1967), starring Sidney Poitier,... See full bio »

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 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Strange Romance (2013) ... (performer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (performer: "The Word Is Love")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.206 (2009) ... (performer: "Mercy")
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "To Sir with Love" (1967))
 2007-2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #5.6 (2008) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (performer: "Shout" - uncredited)
- Auditions 1 (2008) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2007) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Los Picapiedra i Lady Di (2008) ... (performer: "Shout")
 2007 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2007) ... (performer: "Shout")
 2007 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Results Show (2007) ... (performer: "To Sir, With Love")
 2007 The Home Song Stories (performer: "Let's Pretend")
 2006 Duet Impossible (TV Special) (performer: "I Heard It Through The Grape Vine")
 2006 An Audience with Take That: Live! (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 2006 Love and Other Disasters (performer: "Love Loves to Love Love")
 2001 The Anniversary Party (performer: "Stealing My Love From Me")
 2001 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 February 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 2001 Top of the Pops: The True Story (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 2000 The King of Queens (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Strike Too (2000) ... (performer: "To Sir, With Love" - uncredited)
 2000 The Wedding Tackle (performer: "I'm a Tiger", "Boom Banga Bang")
 1999 Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (performer: "Big Spender")
 1999 Bleeder (performer: "Stone Cold Dead")
 1998 Desert Blue ("To Sir with Love")
 1997 Plump Fiction (performer: "To Sir With Love")
 1997 This Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- He's Leaving Home (1997) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 1995 The Wharf Rat (TV Movie) (performer: "No Bridge I Wouldnt Cross", "Goodbye Baby & Amen")
 1994 Lista Top 40 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It (writer: "I Don't Wanna Fight")
 1990 Get a Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bored Straight (1990) ... (performer: "To Sir, With Love")
 1990 ITV Telethon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Telethon '90 (1990) ... (performer: "Saved")
 1989 Nellie the Elephant (TV Series) (performer: "Nellie the Elephant")
 1971-1986 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 August 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Shout")
- Episode dated 9 February 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Your Love is Everywhere")
- Episode dated 14 January 1971 (1971) ... (performer: "Gotta Believe in Love")
 1982 Alicja (performer: "Love is the Answer", "Small Talk", "Face in the Mirror")
 1979 Dick Emery's Comedy Hour (TV Movie) (performer: "I Love to Boogie")
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (performer: "The Man With The Golden Gun")
 1973 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (1973) ... (performer: "Happy Heart")
 1970 Mister Jerico (TV Movie) (performer: "Mister Jerico")
 1969 Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie) (performer: "Boom Bang-A-Bang")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1969) ... (performer: "Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You, Baby)")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1969) ... (performer: "Games People Play")
 1969 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang")
 1968 Hot Millions (performer: "This Time")
 1968 Lulu's Back in Town (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (performer: "The Trolley Song", "The Boat That I Row", "Morning Dew", "Walk Right Back", "Suddenly You Love Me", "Lulu's Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... (performer: "You're Gonna Hear from Me", "Put on a Happy Face", "Thoroughly Modern Millie" - uncredited)
 1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sheriffs Are Bought, Not Made (1968) ... (performer: "Lulu's Back in Town", "Consider Yourself" - uncredited)
 1967 Beat-Club (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (1967) ... (performer: "The Boat That I Row")
 1967 To Sir, with Love (performer: "To Sir, With Love")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.28 (1965) ... (performer: "Shout")
- Episode #2.26 (1965) ... (performer: "I'll Come Running" - as Lulu & the Luvvers)
 1965 Go-Go Bigbeat (Documentary) (performer: "Shout")
 1964 UK Swings Again (Short) (performer: "Shout")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls", in a British National Theatre production at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, England with Norman Rossington, Clarke Peters, Lynn Webster (for Betsy Brantley), David Healy and John Warner in the cast. Richard Eyre was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

'Lulu' | Lulu Kennedy-Cairns | Lulu & The Luvvers | Lulu and the Luvvers | Lulu OBE

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

On the two occasions I've been married our finances were meshed together. We had separate bank accounts, but also a joint bank account.

Would I do it all differently if I got married again? I don't think I would get married again, but I suppose I should never say "never". I think I would do it differently because I now realise I was looking for a husband to be able to take responsibility for me. ... See more »

Trivia:

She was a guest call taker for the phone lines of the donations to The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live (2006). See more »

Trademark:

Opening of her classic hit, Shout ("Weeeeeeeeeeeell...")

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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