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Neil Sedaka


Neil Sedaka was born on March 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He has been married to Leba Strassberg since September 11, 1962. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2013 The Dales (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... (performer: "Calendar Girl" - uncredited)
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Performance Challenge (2012) ... (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do")
 2011 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves IGN Podcast Beyond (Short) (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2011 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Frog and the Pussycat (2011) ... (writer: "Another Sleepless Night")
 2010 Getaway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greek Islands: Part 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Ring Ring" - uncredited)
 2009 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Oh Carol")
 2008 Sex and the City (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2008 Transsiberian (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oh, Pioneers (2007) ... (writer: "Stupid Cupid" - uncredited)
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (performer: "Calendar Girl") / (writer: "Calendar Girl")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2007 Banished (writer: "WHERE THE BOYS ARE")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer: "Is This The Way To Amarillo")
 2006 Click (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together" (1973))
 2005 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- G'Night Stalker (2005) ... (writer: "Laughter in the Rain" - uncredited)
 2005 One Hundred and Eighty: The Tour Documentary (Video documentary short) (writer: "Is This the Way to Amarillo")
 2005 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leave It to Beaver (2005) ... (writer: "Where The Boys Are" - uncredited)
 2005 Comic Relief 2005: Is This the Way to Amarillo (Video short) (writer: " (Is This the Way to) Amarillo")
 2004 Peter Kay: Live at the Manchester Arena (TV Movie) (writer: "Is This the Way to Amarillo")
 2004 Starsky & Hutch (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2004 Kelly Key: Ao Vivo (Video) (writer: "Medley Anos 60: Biquíni de Bolinha Amarelinha / Banho De Lua / Estúpido Cupido")
 2003 Lisbela and the Prisoner (writer: "Oh Carol")
 2003 Evil (writer: "Stupid Cupid" - as Sedaka)
 2003 Perduto amor (performer: "LA TERZA LUNA")
 2003 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Academic Octathalon (2003) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2003 OBLS (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Ring Ring")
 2002 ABBA: The Definitive Collection (Video) (writer: "Ring Ring")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (performer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do") / (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do")
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hammers and Veils (2001) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together" - uncredited)
 2001 The Princess Diaries (writer: "Stupid Cupid")
 2001 Josie and the Pussycats (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 2001 Get Over It (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1999 Black Milk (performer: "One Way Ticket (To the Blues)")
  That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (writer - 2 episodes, 1998 - 1999)
- The Career Day (1999) ... (performer: "Bad Blood") / (writer: "Bad Blood")
- Eric's Birthday (1998) ... (performer: "Laughter in the Rain")
- That '70s Pilot (1998) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1998 British Men Behaving Badly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Performance (1998) ... (writer: "Solitaire")
 1998 Così ridevano (performer: "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do", "One Way Ticket") / (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do")
 1998 The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Trash of the Titans (1998) ... ("Love Will Keep Us Together")
  Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (writer - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- 18. Juli 1998 (1998) ... (performer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" - uncredited) / (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" - uncredited)
- Parte 41 (1997) ... (performer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" - uncredited) / (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" - uncredited)
 1997 Picture Perfect (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1997 The Castle (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together" (1973))
 1996 Hotel de Love (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1996 House Arrest (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1996 The Craft (writer: "Fallin'")
  Married with Children (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Calendar Girl (1996) ... (performer: "Calendar Girl") / (writer: "Calendar Girl")
 1995 Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (Video documentary) (as Neil Sadaka, "Where the Boys Are")
 1995 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 March 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Girls Town (1994) ... (music: "Where the Boys Are")
 1993 Kuolema käy kuusi beessä (writer: "Ehkä suukon antaa saan (Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen)")
 1993 Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1993) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1991-1993 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Commencement: Part 2 (1993) ... (writer: "Breaking Up is Hard To Do" - uncredited)
- Commencement: Part 1 (1993) ... (writer: "Breaking Up is Hard To Do" - uncredited)
- Wildfire (1991) ... (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" - uncredited)
 1993 Lo Kolel Sherut (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.8 (1993) ... (writer: "Oh, Carol")
 1991 Pyrates (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1989 The Tall Guy (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do")
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Come on and Marry Me, Bill (1989) ... ("Where The Boys Are")
 1989 The January Man (writer: "Calendar Girl" - uncredited)
 1989 Queen: Rare Live - A Concert Through Time and Space (Video) (writer: "Big Spender/Jailhouse Rock/Stupid Cupid")
 1985 Better Off Dead... (performer: "Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do") / (writer: "Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do")
 1984 Where the Boys Are (writer: "Where The Boys Are")
 1984 Voyage of the Rock Aliens (performer: "New Orleans")
 1982 3-2-1 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spinechillers: Horror (1982) ... (writer: "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen")
 1980 Sha Na Na (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1980) ... (writer: "Next Door To An Angel" - uncredited)
 1979 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (TV Movie) (performer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do") / (writer: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do")
 1979 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leslie Uggams (1979) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together" - uncredited)
 1977-1978 Happy Days (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Sweet Sixteen (1978) ... (writer: "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" - uncredited)
- Rules to Date By (1978) ... (writer: "Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen" - uncredited)
- Requiem for a Malph (1977) ... (writer: "Calendar Girl" - uncredited)
 1978 Sextette ("Love Will Keep Us Together") / (writer: "Happy Birthday Twenty One")
 1977 ABBA: The Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Ring Ring")
 1977 Chatterbox! (writer: "Sad Eyes")
 1976 De ondergang van de Onan (TV Movie) (writer: "Oh Carol" - uncredited)
  The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1976) (performer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #1.11 (1976) ... (writer: "Lonely Nights (Angel Face)")
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (performer: "The Hungry Years/Breaking Up Is Hard To Do/Sad Eyes/Calendar Girl/Laughter In the Rain/That's When the Music Takes Me")
- Episode #1.1 (1976) ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together", "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do")
 1976 ABBA in Australia (TV Movie) (writer: "Ring Ring")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 ... (writer: "Love Will Keep Us Together")
 1976 Super Bowl (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Laughter in the Rain")
 1975 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tex Cymbal: Golden Boy (1975) ... (writer: "Going Nowhere")
 1974-1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 August 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "I'm a Song (Sing Me)")
- Episode dated 12 August 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Standing on the Inside")
- Episode dated 17 July 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Laughter in the Rain")
- Episode dated 25 February 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Laughter in the Rain")
- Episode dated 21 November 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Betty Grable")
 1973-1975 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "I'm a Song (Sing Me)")
- Episode dated 16 October 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Standing on the Inside")
- Episode dated 9 October 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Working on a Groovy Thing")
- Episode dated 25 September 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "I'm a Song (Sing Me)")
- Episode dated 26 July 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Breaking up Is Hard to Do")
 1974 Spede show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 September 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Ring, Ring")
  The Partridge Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (music - 2 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Maid in San Pueblo (1973) ... (lyrics: "Workin' On A Groovy Thing") / (music: "Workin' On A Groovy Thing")
- Nag, Nag, Nag (1972) ... (lyrics: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do") / (music: "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do")
- What? and Get Out of Show Business? (1970) ... (writer: "Let the Good Times In")
  It Takes a Thief (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1970) (music - 1 episode, 1970)
- To Sing a Song of Murder (1970) ... (lyrics: "The Puppet Man") / (music: "The Puppet Man")
 1969 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.31 (1969) ... (writer: "Workin' on a Groovy Thing")
 1969 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee (TV Movie) (writer: "I Go Ape")
 1967 Playgirl Killer (performer: "The Waterbug")
 1966 The Monkees (TV Series) (producer: "When love comes knockin' (at your door)") / (writer: "When love comes knockin' (at your door)")
 1965 Sting of Death (performer: "Do the Jellyfish") / (writer: "Do the Jellyfish")
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1965) (music - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.40 (1965) ... (music: "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen") / (performer: "The World Through a Tear", "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen")
- Episode #1.10 (1965) ... (performer: "Calendar Girl", "Let the People Talk")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1965) (performer - 3 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
- Episode #1.48 (1965) ... (writer: "I Go Ape")
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (performer: "Let the People Talk", "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do") / (writer: "Let the People Talk", "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do")
- Episode #1.25 (1965) ... (performer: "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen", "I Go Ape") / (writer: "Happy Birthday, Sweet Sixteen", "I Go Ape")
- Episode #1.12 (1964) ... (performer: "Next Door to an Angel", "I Hope He Breaks Your Heart", "Calendar Girl", "Little Devil", "Ooh Pooh Pah Doo")
 1964 The Thursday (performer: "I tuoi capricci")
 1963 I mostri (performer: "I Tuoi Capricci")
 1960 Where the Boys Are (music: "Where the Boys Are", "Turn On the Sunshine")
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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I remember Pavarotti telling me, 'Oh, Neil, after seventy the voice is going to go.' But I've been lucky. You almost have to learn how to sing all over again. You use your diaphragm more. You have to choose the notes and pace yourself. See more »

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Cousin of Eydie Gormé and Helene Sedaka. See more »

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