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Gene Pitney (1940–2006)

Gene Pitney has one of the most distinctive voices in music. Whether you like it or not you know when it is Gene. Pitney has often been categorized (quite unfairly) as a teen-idol singer responsible only for melodramatic, angst-ridden ballads. This is to deny the true talent of the man and the extensive range he possesses. Born on February 17, 1941... See full bio »

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(age 66) in Cardiff, Wales, UK

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 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Red John's Rules (2013) ... (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2013 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Past Lives (2013) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou")
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie) (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 2012 Love Me Do: The Beatles '62 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Town Without Pity") / (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 2009 Misfits (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... ("Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart", "24 Hours From Tulsa", uncredited)
  Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2007) (performer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Boy Crazy (2007) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
- A Time to Hate (2003) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 2007 Bean: Scenes Unseen (Video documentary short) (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Haw-Hawed Couple (2006) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rat Pack (2004) ... (performer: "IT HURTS TO BE IN LOVE")
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Strangled (2003) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity" - uncredited)
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (writer: "Hello, Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)")
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (performer: "Town Without Pity" (1961))
 1998 Loser! (Short) (writer: "Hello Marylou")
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amends (1998) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1997 Bean (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 1996 SubUrbia (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1994 Blue Sky (writer: "Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)")
 1993 Matinee (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance") / (writer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance")
 1991 Memorabilia: The Video Singles (Video) (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
 1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag) (1990) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity" - uncredited)
 1989 Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zenned Out Mario/The Koopas Are Coming! The Koopas Are Coming! (1989) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1989 Look Who's Talking (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1988 Hairspray (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1987 The Year My Voice Broke (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance")
 1987 Tin Men (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance")
 1986 Queen Live at Wembley '86 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)")
 1986 The American Way (performer: "Yesterdays Hero")
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hard Travelling (1986) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1979 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
 1978 Big Wednesday (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth (writer: "Hello Mary-Lou")
 1974 Countdown (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1974) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 1966 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 July 1966 (1966) ... (performer: "Nobody Needs Your Love (More Than I Do)" - uncredited)
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.45 (1965) ... (performer: "Carol" (uncredited) (excerpt), "Looking Through the Eyes of Love", "Last Chance to Turn Around", "The Race Is On")
- Episode #1.8 (1964) ... (performer: "I'm Gonna Be Strong")
 1964 Scorpio Rising (Short) (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1962 The 34th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1961 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Built in TV Set (1961) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
- Selling Rick's Drums (1961) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
 1961 Town Without Pity (performer: "Town Without Pity")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Anthology 1961-1968"

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Children: sons David, Todd, and Chris. See more »

Star Sign:

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