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Doc Pomus (1925–1991)

Doc Pomus was born on June 27, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Jerome Solon Felder. He died on March 14, 1991 in New York. See full bio »


(age 65) in New York, USA

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 2014 Let's Be Cops (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 2013 Since I Don't Have You (writer: "Happy Time")
 2013 The Big Wedding (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2012 Marley (Documentary) (writer: "A Teenager In Love", "Teenager in Love" (uncredited))
 2011 Magic Trip (Documentary) (writer: "Young Blood")
 2010 Kottan ermittelt: Rien ne va plus (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (writer: "I Can't Get Used to Losing You", "A Teenager in Love" - as "Doc" Pomus)
 2010 Flipped (writer: "A Teenager In Love")
 2008 Killshot (lyrics: "Doin' The Best I Can", "Suspicion") / (music: "Doin' The Best I Can", "Suspicion")
 2008 The Express (writer: "Mess Of Blues")
 2007/I Crazy Love (Documentary) (writer: "Can't Get Used To Losing You")
 2006 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (Documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2006 The Singer (Quand j'étais chanteur) (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2005 The Wedding Date (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2004 No Regrets (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (lyrics: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (lyrics: "Lonely Avenue" (1958)) / (music: "Lonely Avenue" (1958))
 2001 Final (writer: "Little Sister")
 2001 Blow Dry (writer: "Sweets For My Sweet")
 2000 Snatch. (writer: "VIVA LAS VEGAS")
 2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (writer: "Viva Rock Vegas")
 1999 Mad Cows (writer: "Bring Him Back")
 1999 Bowfinger (writer: "There Is Always One More Time")
 1998 Jidder (Short) (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1998 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1998 Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1997 Trial and Error (writer: "Turn Me Loose")
 1997 Perdona bonita, pero Lucas me quería a mí (writer: "It's a Lonely Town")
 1997 Lost Highway (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1996 Sgt. Bilko (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1996 Shall We Dance? (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 1995 Destiny Turns on the Radio (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1994 Mistah (writer: "Suspicion")
 1994 A Man of No Importance (writer: "Can't Get Used To Losing You" - as D. Pomus)
 1994 Andre (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape ("This Magic Moment")
 1993 Short Cuts (writer: "Full Moon", "To Hell with Love", "Prisoner of Life", "I Don't Know You")
 1993 The Sandlot (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1992 That Night (writer: "LITTLE SISTER")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (writer: "VIVA! LAS VEGAS", "SURRENDER")
 1991 Lucky Luke (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (writer: "The Magic Moment")
 1990 Cry-Baby (writer: "KING CRY BABY")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (writer: "I Wonder Why")
 1988 Rain Man (writer: "Lonely Avenue" (1956))
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (writer: "His Latest Flame")
 1988 Buster (writer: "Sweets For My Sweet")
 1988 Cocktail (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (writer: "Save the Last Dance For Me")
 1987 Making Mr. Right (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1987 Tin Men (writer: "His Latest Flame")
 1986 Peggy Sue Got Married (writer: "Teenager In Love")
 1986 Stand by Me (as D. Pomus, "Hush-a-Bye")
 1985 My American Cousin (writer: "Save the Last Dance For Me")
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village (writer: "Just To Walk That Little Girl Home")
 1982 Diner (writer: "A Teenager in Love")
 1981 This Is Elvis ("His Latest Flame", "Viva! Las Vegas")
 1981 American Pop (writer: "Turn Me Loose" - as Jerome 'Doc' Pomus)
 1974 It's Not the Size That Counts (writer: "Angel Face" - uncredited)
 1970 Elvis: That's the Way It Is (Documentary) (writer: "Little Sister")
 1968 Anzio (lyrics: "This World Is Yours")
 1967 Double Trouble (writer: "Double Trouble" - uncredited)
 1966 Spinout (writer: "Never Say Yes" - uncredited)
 1966 Frankie and Johnny (writer: "What Every Woman Lives For" - uncredited)
 1965 Tickle Me (writer: "(It's a) Long Lonely Highway", "Night Rider", "I Feel That I've Known You Forever")
 1965 Girl Happy (writer: "Girl Happy" - uncredited)
 1965 Anna, My Darling (writer: "A Mess o' Blues" - uncredited)
 1964 Viva Las Vegas (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 1964 Kissin' Cousins (writer: " (It's a) Long Lonely Highway - uncredited)
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (writer: "Seven Day Weekend", "What Am I To Do", "You Never Talked About Me")
 1960 G.I. Blues (writer: "Doin' The Best I Can")
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet (writer: "Desdemona's Lament" - uncredited)
 1959 Hound-Dog Man (writer: "Hound-Dog Man")
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Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote (w/Mort Shuman) "Suspicion", a hit for Terry Stafford. See more »

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Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (under the category Non-Performer) in 1992. See more »

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