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Tony Renis

Tony Renis was born on May 13, 1938 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Elio Cesari. He has been married to Elettra Morini since 1992. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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  Gent de paraula (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #2.35 (2012) ... (writer: "Momentos")
- Episode #2.31 (2012) ... (performer: "La canzone portafortuna")
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.5 (2012) ... (writer: "Quando, Quando, Quando")
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Real Housewives of Fat Tony (2011) ... (music: "Quando, Quando, Quando")
 2011 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El mig amic (2011) ... (writer: "De niña a mujer")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.76 (2011) ... (music: "Rehab")
 2010 Letters to Juliet (writer: "Quando, Quando, Quando")
 2009 Nine (writer: "Quando Quando Quando")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.2 (2008) ... (writer: "Momentos")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2007) ... (lyrics: "The Prayer")
 2006 Superman Returns (writer: "Quando, Quando, Quando")
 2004 Christmas in Love (music: "Merry Christmas in Love")
 2003 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Watching the Baby (2003) ... (music: "Quando, Quando, Quando" - uncredited)
 1999 The 71st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "The Prayer")
 1998 Quest for Camelot (lyrics: "The Prayer/La Preghiera") / (producer: "The Prayer/La Preghiera")
 1994 Un paradiso (Short) (writer: "Grande grande grande")
 1994 Spider & Rose (writer: "Grande Grande Grande" - as T. Renis)
 1991 Suffocating Heat (writer: "Quando quando quando")
 1991 The Miracle (writer: "Quando Quando Quando" - uncredited)
 1985 Bassey: You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet (Video) (writer: "Never, Never, Never (Grande, Grande, Grande)")
 1985 After Hours (music: "Quando, Quando, Quando")
 1983 Tocata (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 October 1983 (1983) ... (writer: "Momentos")
 1980 The Blues Brothers (writer: "QUANDO, QUANDO, QUANDO" - uncredited)
 1970 The Anonymous Venetian (performer: "Cuore Cosa Fai" - uncredited)
  Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1968)
- Maigret e l'ispettore sfortunato (1968) ... (performer: "Frin, frin, frin")
- Maigret e i diamanti (1968) ... (performer: "Frin, frin, frin") / (writer: "Frin, frin, frin")
 1967 Serenata en noche de luna (writer: "Una Para Todos")
 1965 Soldati e caporali (performer: "Stasera o mai")
 1964 The Age of Violence (writer: "Uno Para Todas" - as Renis)
 1963 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (music: "Uno per tutte")
 1962 Appuntamento in Riviera (performer: "Quando... quando... quando...", "Piccolo indiano", "Blu") / (writer: "Quando... quando... quando...", "Piccolo indiano", "Blu")
 1962 Il Sorpasso (writer: "Quando Quando Quando")
 1961 Io bacio... tu baci (performer: "Tenerezza")
 1959 The Magliari (performer: "You Are My Destiny", "Baby Rock", "You Told A Lie")
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Did You Know?


His first time at the San Remo music festival was in 1961, but his song was disqualified. He returned one year later and his success was international, with the song "Quando, quando, quando". He won the famous Italian music festival in 1963 with the song "Uno per tutte". See more »

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