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Buffy Sainte-Marie


Buffy Sainte-Marie was born on February 20, 1941 in Piapot Reserve, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was previously married to Jack Nitzsche. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
(2001)
Boys Don't Cry
Boys Don't Cry Soundtrack
(1999)
Being There
Being There Soundtrack
(1979)
An Officer and a Gentleman
(1982)

Filmography

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  Wear (performer: "The Love of a Good Man") / (writer: "The Love of a Good Man", "Tall Trees in Georgia") (post-production)
 2016 Vain elämää (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Encore-päivä (2016) ... (writer: "Palkkasoturi" (Universal Soldier))
 2016 Bridget Jones's Baby (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2016 Love Records: Anna mulle Lovee (writer: "Palkkasoturi (Universal Soldier)")
 2015 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.13 (2015) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2015 Lead with Your Heart (TV Movie) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ryan Reynolds/Terrence Howard/Kelly Clarkson (2015) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2015 The 87th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (music: "Up Where We Belong")
 2014 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Purge (2014) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2013 Hello Ladies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Long Beach (2013) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Winner Announced (2012) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2012 Radio Unnameable (Documentary) (performer: "Cripple Creek" traditional)
 2010-2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Amor (2012) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
- Puff el drac màgic (2010) ... (writer: "El soldat universal")
 2011 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2011: Auditions 7 (2011) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2011 Sing Your Song (Documentary) (performer: "Honey Can You Hang Around") / (writer: "Honey Can You Hang Around")
 2010 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Buried Pleasure (2010) ... (music: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2010 Buffy (Short) (performer: "Universal Soldier", "No No Keshagesh", "Darling Don't Cry") / (writer: "Universal Soldier", "No No Keshagesh", "Darling Don't Cry")
 2009 Miranda (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Job (2009) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2009 Elvis: Love Me Tender - The Love Songs (Video documentary) (writer: "Until It's Time For You To Go")
 2008 DR's store juleshow (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2007 Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 August 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2007 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rebexorcist (2007) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong (instrumental)" - uncredited)
 2006 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bootcamp 2 (2006) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
- Auditions 5 (2006) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 2005 Yours, Mine & Ours (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Food Stamps (2005) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2005 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Erection Day (2005) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2004 Idool 2004 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 5 - One Hit Wonder (2004) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Filmmusik (2004) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 30 Group 2 Performance Show (2004) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2003 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Three Men and a Lady (2003) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2003 The Lizzie McGuire Movie (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2002) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2002 Hundtricket - The Movie (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 2001 Family Guy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Emission Impossible (2001) ... (music: "Up Where We Belong")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Elephant Love Medley")
 1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Love Means Having to Say You're Sorry (1999) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
- Mrs. Kraft (1999) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 1999 Boys Don't Cry (writer: "Cod'ine" - as Buffy Sainte Marie)
 1999 Histoires d'hiver (performer: "My Country 'tis of Thy People You're Dying") / (writer: "My Country 'tis of Thy People You're Dying")
 1999 This Year's Love (writer: "Until It's Time for You to Go")
 1998 Essence Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 1994-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Revenge of the Creature (1997) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
- The Brute Man (1996) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
- Girls Town (1994) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1997 Hey, Hey We're the Monkees (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Until it's time for you to go")
 1996 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Chicken Pox (1996) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
  Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Snow White (1995) ... (performer: "You're the One") / (writer: "You're the One", "Shine the Beauty Around")
 1994 Ladybird Ladybird (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1989 The 61st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1988 Diamond's Edge ("Until It's Time for You to Go")
 1985 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.1 (1985) ... (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Fame Looks at Music '83 (1984) ... (music: "Up Where We Belong" - uncredited)
 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Up Where We Belong")
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman (music: "Up Where We Belong" (1982), "Theme from 'An Officer and a Gentleman'" (1982))
 1980 Heart Beat (lyrics: "I LOVE HER TOO")
 1979 Being There (performer: "Different Ways")
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 March 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Until It's Time for You to Go")
 1975 Donovan i København (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Universal Soldier")
 1972 Elvis on Tour (Documentary) (writer: "Until It's Time For You To Go")
  McMillan & Wife (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1972) (music - 1 episode, 1972)
- An Elementary Case of Murder (1972) ... (lyrics: "Until It's Time for You to Go") / (music: "Until It's Time for You to Go")
 1970 Soldier Blue (performer: "Soldier Blue") / (writer: "Soldier Blue")
 1970 Performance ("Dyed, Dead, Red", "The Hashishin")
 1970 The Strawberry Statement (performer: "The Circle Game")
  Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Episode #1.17 (1970) ... (performer: "Universal Soldier") / (writer: "Universal Soldier")
- Episode #1.7 (1969) ... (performer: "He's a Keeper of the Fire")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (performer: "Custer")
 1968 Revolution (Documentary) ("Codine")
 1967 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.4 (1967) ... (writer: "Until It's Time for You to Go" - uncredited)
 1966 The Big T.N.T. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Universal Soldier")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1965) ... (writer: "Universal Soldier")
Show Show Actress (8 credits)
Show Show Music department (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (47 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She performed in "Special Concert Week," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Maria Alba, Carlos Montoya and The Serendipity Singers in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Buffy Sainte Marie | Buffy Ste. Marie | Buffy Sainte-Marie Wolfchild
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on living with animals on a small farm in Hawaii] It keeps me natural. People use words like grounded and focused. But I call it plain being natural. When you go out and hug your horse and it hugs you back, that's a very good feeling. See more »

Trivia:

She has a doctorate of philosophy and an honorary doctorate of letters. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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