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Melissa Manchester


She attended the Manhattan School of Music and Arts and learned to play the Piano and Harpsicord. Her father is a Basson player in the New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. In the early 1970s, Melissa studied songwriting at the University School of the Arts in New York City, under the direction of Paul Simon and, at 15, she was recording ... See full bio »
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 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frenemies (2014) ... (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend" - uncredited)
 2012 Up All Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Letting Go (2012) ... (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend" - uncredited)
 2010 For Colored Girls (writer: "I Know Who I Am")
 2010 Dirty Girl (performer: "You Should Hear How She Talks About You", "Singing From My Soul", "Midnight Blue", "Through The Eyes Of Love", "Just Too Many People", "Jenny", "Still Myself", "Rainbird") / (writer: "Singing From My Soul", "Midnight Blue", "Just Too Many People", "Jenny", "Still Myself", "Rainbird")
 2010 Michel Legrand and Friends (TV Movie) ("The Summer Knows", "The Windmills of Your Mind")
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud" (1977))
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "Through The Eyes Of Love")
 2001 Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (Video) (lyrics: "Welcome Home", "World Without Fences", "Junkyard Society Rag", "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There") / (music: "Welcome Home", "World Without Fences", "Junkyard Society Rag", "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There") / (performer: "Junkyard Society Rag")
 2000 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alone Time (2000) ... (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love" - uncredited)
 1999 Drop Dead Gorgeous (performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud")
 1999 200 Cigarettes (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love")
 1998 The Roseanne Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.35 (1998) ... (performer: "Friends")
 1995 Safe (writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend")
 1990 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series) (performer: "I Wish I Knew")
 1990 The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "After All")
 1986 The Great Mouse Detective (performer: "Let Me Be Good To You") / (writer: "Let Me Be Good To You")
 1985 Out of Africa (performer: "The Music of Goodbye")
 1984 Thief of Hearts (lyrics: "Thief of Hearts") / (performer: "Thief of Hearts")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1984) (music - 1 episode, 1984) (performer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Home Again (1984) ... (lyrics: "Better Days", "City Nights") / (music: "Better Days", "City Nights") / (performer: "Better Days", "City Nights")
 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "Someone to Watch Over Me", "Off Thee I Sing", "Mine", "'S Wonderful")
 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "If We Were In Love")
 1982 A Little Sex (performer: "Your Place or Mine") / (writer: "Your Place or Mine")
 1980 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love)", "Theme from The Promise (I'll Never Say 'Goodbye')")
 1979 The T.V. Show (TV Movie) (performer: "Elizabeth and Andy")
 1979 The Promise (performer: "Title Song - The Promise - (I'll Never Say Goodbye)")
 1978 Ice Castles (performer: "Through the Eyes of Love", "Midnight Blue")
 1978 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Raquel Welch (1978) ... (writer: "Confide in Me" - uncredited)
 1973 The Crazies (writer: "Heaven Help Us")
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Print ads, along with Ella Fitzgerald, for Memorex Audio Reording Tape (1977). See more »

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