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Matt Monro (1930–1985)

Matt Monro was born Terry Parsons in north London in 1930, to Alice and Frederick. He had three brothers, Arthur, Reg and Harry and a sister, Alice. It was a tough childhood, his father died when he was three and after his mother became ill, he was fostered out for two years. Leaving school at 14, he tried a succession of jobs without sticking at ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2012 Everything or Nothing (Documentary) (performer: "From Russia With Love")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The European Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (performer: "From Russia With Love" - uncredited)
 2010 From Paris with Love (performer: " They Long to Be - Close to You"))
 2009 ...Sings The Beatles (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Yesterday")
 2001 Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (performer: "Put on a Happy Face")
 2000 Super Speedway (Documentary) (performer: "On Days Like These" - as Matt Munro)
 1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (performer: "Born Free" - as Matt Monroe)
 1990 The Krays (performer: "Walk Away" - as Matt Munro)
 1983 Lady Is a Tramp (TV Series) (performer: "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Title theme))
 1980 The Sea Wolves (performer: "THE PRECIOUS MOMENTS")
 1978 Tomorrow Never Comes (performer: "ALONE AM I")
 1972 Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (performer: "The Second Time Around", "Time After Time", "I Want to Be Happy")
 1970 Hoffman (performer: "If There Ever Is a Next Time" - as Matt Monroe)
 1970 Satan's Harvest (performer: "Two People")
 1969 The Italian Job (performer: "On Days Like These")
 1969 The Southern Star (performer: "THE SOUTHERN STAR")
 1966 The Quiller Memorandum (performer: Theme Song - "WEDNESDAY'S CHILD")
 1966 Born Free (performer: "Born Free" - uncredited)
 1965 Go Go Mania (performer: "Pop Gear")
 1964 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1964) ... (performer: "My Kind of Girl", "Walk Away")
 1964 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (performer: "I Love The Little Things")
 1963 From Russia with Love (performer: "From Russia With Love")
 1959 The Chaplin Revue (performer: "I'm Bound for Texas" - as Matt Monroe)
 1923 The Pilgrim (Short) (performer: "I'm Bound for Texas" (1971) - as Matt Monroe)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for LAND ROVER ("Been anywhere interesting lately?") soundtrack song "Born Free".

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Alternate Names:

Matt Munro

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Son, Mitchell Terence Parsons, with his first wife, Iris. See more »

Trademark:

Crooning Baritone Voice

Nickname:

The Cockney Sinatra See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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