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Anthony Newley (1931–1999)


Born in London's East End, Anthony was attracted to acting after seeing an ad for a child actor in a Fleet Street window. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School from the age of 14 and two years later played the Artful Dodger in David Lean's film Oliver Twist (1948). Newley was called up to the Army for his National Service and by the late _... See full bio »

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 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Pure Imagination")
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "Goldfinger", "The Oompa Loompa Song")
 2006-2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 10 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
- Top 8 Results (2006) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2013 Pawn Shop Chronicles (writer: "Feeling Good" - 12)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
  North America (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- No Place to Hide (2013) ... (lyrics: "Feeling Good") / (music: "Feeling Good")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1999) (writer - 3 episodes, 1998 - 2013)
- The Fabulous Faker Boy (2013) ... (writer: "The Candy Man" - uncredited)
- Gump Roast (2002) ... (writer: "Goldfinger")
- Homer to the Max (1999) ... ("Goldfinger")
- Trash of the Titans (1998) ... (writer: "The Garbageman")
  The Voice UK (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Pure Imagination" - uncredited) / (music: "Pure Imagination" - uncredited) / (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.16 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Goldfinger")
 2013 The Look of Love (writer: "My Baby Does It Good")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finals (2012) ... (writer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2012 Animal Practice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ralphie (2012) ... (writer: "The Candy Man")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Decider 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2012 Everything or Nothing (Documentary) (writer: "Goldfinger")
 2012 Sparrows Dance (writer: "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Pure Imagination")
 2012/I Sparkle (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2012 London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Pure Imagination" - uncredited) / (music: "Pure Imagination" - uncredited)
 2012 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- High Adventure 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Pure Imagination" (from "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"))
 2012 Hit and Run (writer: "Pure Imagination")
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (writer: "Candy Man")
 2012 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.2 (2012) ... (writer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2012/I Dollhouse (writer: "Pure Imagination")
 2011 Mongrels (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marion and the Myocardial Infarction (2011) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2011 The Intouchables ("Feeling Good")
 2011 Glee (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Funeral (2011) ... (lyrics: "Pure Imagination" - uncredited)
 2011 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Superman Meets the Quik Bunny (2011) ... (writer: "Pure Imagination")
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Major League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2011) ... (writer: "Oompa Loompa")
 2011 Alys (TV Series) (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2010-2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jim Carrey/The Black Keys (2011) ... (writer: "The Candy Man" - uncredited)
- Betty White/Jay-Z (2010) ... (writer: "Oompa Loompa, Doompa-Dee-Do" - uncredited)
 2010 Luther (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2010 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brown Betty (2010) ... (writer: "The Candy Man" - uncredited)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Honeymooners (2010) ... (writer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2010 Repo Men (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2009 Hi havia una vegada el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Em sento bé")
 2008-2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Round Eight: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
- Round 1: Part 2 (2008) ... (writer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "Goldfinger")
 2009 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Goldfinger" - uncredited)
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cook (2009) ... (writer: "Millennium")
 2008 Seven Pounds (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soul Free (2008) ... (writer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2007 A Current Affair (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 June 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2007 John from Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- His Visit: Day Two Continued (2007) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2007 Sicko (Documentary) (writer: " (I've Got a) Golden Ticket")
 2007 A Taste of My Life (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- John Barrowman (2007) ... (lyrics: "Goldfinger")
 2006 A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Feeling Good" - uncredited)
 2006 Memories of Matsuko (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2006 Art School Confidential (writer: "Pure Imagination")
 2006 Last Holiday ("Feeling Good")
 2005 Da Kath & Kim Code (TV Movie) (writer: "The Joker Is Me")
  Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Michael Bublé: Caught in the Act (2005) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
- My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs (2001) ... ("Come Rain or Come Shine / I Don't Know How To Love Him / What Kind of Fool Am I?")
 2005 Madagascar (writer: "The Candy Man")
 2005 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.100 (2005) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2004 Little Black Book (writer: "The Candy Man")
 2003 Live and Swingin': The Ultimate Rat Pack Collection (Video documentary) (writer: "Who Can I Turn To?")
 2003 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.14 (2003) ... (writer: "Feeling Good")
 2003 Bruce Almighty (writer: "The Candy Man", "Oompa-Loompa Doompadee-Doo")
 2003 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Say Goodnight, Gracie (2003) ... (writer: "The Candy Man" - uncredited)
 2001-2003 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Clip Show #2 (2003) ... (writer: "The Candy Man")
- New Neighbors (2001) ... (writer: "The Candy Man")
 2003 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Dream Job (2003) ... (writer: "Candy Man")
 2002 Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Goldfinger")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Millennium")
  Family Guy (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2000) (music - 1 episode, 2000)
- Wasted Talent (2000) ... (lyrics: " (I've Got a) Golden Ticket") / (music: " (I've Got a) Golden Ticket")
 2000 Gangster No. 1 (performer: "Why")
 1999 Jaime (writer: "Feeling Good")
 1998 Little Voice (lyrics: "Goldfinger" (1964))
 1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blasts from the Past (1998) ... (writer: "The Candy Man" - uncredited)
 1989-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- The Horror of Party Beach (1997) ... (writer: "Oompa Loompa, Doompa-Dee-Do" - uncredited)
- Gunslinger (1993) ... (writer: "Goldfinger" - uncredited)
- City Limits (1992) ... (writer: "Goldfinger")
- Jungle Goddess (1990) ... (writer: "The Candy Man")
- Cosmic Princess (1989) ... (writer: "Oompa Loompa")
 1997 Vegas Vacation (writer: "Once In A Lifetime")
 1996 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sammy and Me/The Last Temptation (1996) ... ("Mantid Man", uncredited)
 1995 Casino (writer: "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)")
 1993 Point of No Return (writer: "FEELING GOOD")
 1992 Toys (writer: "ONCE IN A LIFETIME")
 1989 The Fabulous Baker Boys (writer: "The Candy Man")
 1987 The Charmings (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Charming's Buy a Car (1987) ... (writer: "The Candy Man")
 1986 George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (TV Movie) (writer: "Good Old Bad Old Days")
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (performer: "Laugh", "Can You Hear Us, Alice?")
 1981 John Wilson's Mini-Musicals (Video) (writer: "The Candy Man")
 1978 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (writer: "The Candyman")
 1977 The George Burns One-Man Show (TV Special) (writer: "Good Old Bad Old Days")
  The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1972)
- Episode #15.186 (1977) ... (performer: "Teach the Children of the World")
- Episode dated 17 March 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "Goldfinger")
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes, 1976) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1976)
- Ben Vereen (1976) ... (lyrics: "Pure Imagination") / (music: "Pure Imagination")
- Candice Bergen (1976) ... (music: "Look at That Face")
 1976 Peter Pan (TV Movie) (writer: "Once Upon a Bedtime")
 1976 Martine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... (writer: "De Cameraman" - uncredited)
 1975 Jane Bond (writer: "Who Can I Turn To?" - uncredited)
 1974 Old Drac (lyrics: "Vampira" theme song sung by The Majestics) / (music: "Vampira" theme song sung by The Majestics)
 1972 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (1972) ... (writer: "The Candy Man")
 1972 The Candy Man (Short) (writer: "The Candy Man")
 1971 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (lyrics: "The Candy Man", "Cheer Up, Charlie", "(I've Got a) Golden Ticket", "Pure Imagination", "Oompa-Loompa-Doompa-De-Do", "I Want It Now!" - uncredited) / (music: "The Candy Man", "Cheer Up, Charlie", "(I've Got a) Golden Ticket", "Pure Imagination", "Oompa-Loompa-Doompa-De-Do", "I Want It Now!" - uncredited)
 1970 Liza (TV Movie) (performer: "Very Soft Shoes", "A Certain Girl", "Singin' in the Rain", "New York, New York", "I Won't Dance", "That's Entertainment!")
 1969 Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (music: "Picadilly Lilly", "Sweet Love Child", "If All the World's a Stage") / (performer: "Picadilly Lilly", "Sweet Love Child", "If All the World's a Stage", "I'm All I Need", "Once Upon a Time", "Oh What a Son of a Bitch I Am") / (writer: "I'm All I Need", "Once Upon a Time", "Oh What a Son of a Bitch I Am")
 1969 Playboy After Dark (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1969) ... (writer: "Who Can I Turn To?", "The Joker", "What Kind of Fool Am I?" - uncredited)
 1968 That's Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Happy New Year (1968) ... (writer: "Look At That Face")
 1968 All Things Bright and Beautiful (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Beautiful Things")
 1968 The Rosey Grier Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.24 (1968) ... (writer: "Who Can I Turn To?")
 1968 Sweet November (performer: "Sweet November") / (writer: "Sweet November")
 1967 Doctor Dolittle (performer: "My Friend The Doctor", "Beautiful Things", "After Today", "Fabulous Places", "Doctor Dolittle")
 1966 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 December 1966 (1966) ... (writer: "Nothing Can Stop Me Now" - uncredited)
 1966 Stop the World: I Want to Get Off (writer: "I Wanna Be Rich", "Typically English", "Lumbered", "Gonna Build a Mountain", "Glorious Russian", "Malinki Meilchick", "Family Fugue/Nag Nag Nag", "Typically Japanese", "The New York Scene/All American", "Mumbo Jumbo", "Once in a Life Time", "Someone Nice Like You", "What Kind of Fool Am I?")
 1966 The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1966) ... (writer: "This Dream" - uncredited)
  Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #2.29 (1965) ... (writer: "On a Wonderful Day Like Today")
- Episode #1.28 (1965) ... (lyrics: "Goldfinger")
- Episode #1.27 (1965) ... (writer: "Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)")
- Episode #1.2 (1964) ... (writer: "Gonna Build a Mountain")
 1965 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Will the Real Sammy Davis Please Hang Up? (1965) ... (writer: "What Kind Of Fool Am I?" - uncredited)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1965) ... ("Goldfinger")
 1964 Goldfinger (lyrics: "Goldfinger")
 1963 Meet Sammy Davis Jr. 1 (TV Movie) (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 1962 The Garry Moore Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.11 (1962) ... (writer: "What Kind of Fool Am I?" - uncredited)
 1960 The Strange World of Gurney Slade (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... (performer: "Strawberry Fair" - uncredited)
 1960 In the Nick (performer: "In The Nick", "Must Be")
 1960 Let's Get Married (performer: "Do You Mind", "Let's Get Married")
 1959 Idol on Parade (performer: "Idle Rock-a-Boogie", "Sat'day Night Rock-a-Boogie", "I've Waited So Long", "Idle on Parade", "Won't Get No Promotion") / (writer: "Idle Rock-a-Boogie", "Sat'day Night Rock-a-Boogie")
 1957 High Flight (writer: "Open Boat Song" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

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Trademark:

The song "What Kind of Fool Am I?"

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Star Sign:

Libra

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