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Bobby Short (I) (1924–2005)


Bobby Short has been an attraction at Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle for three decades (he doubtless got his greatest exposure there in a scene from Woody Allen's film Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)). Short is the quintessential New Yorker, the Fred Astaire of saloon singers, an international icon of style and glamour. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2012 Argo (performer: "Charlie's Tune")
 2003 7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Love Lucy (2003) ... (performer: "The Best Is Yet to Come", "Isn't It Romantic", "Jump For Joy", "Our Love Is Here to Stay" - uncredited)
 1999 Man of the Century (performer: "Nagasaki")
 1994 Love Affair (performer: "Changes")
 1993 For Love or Money (performer: "In Your Eyes")
 1993 Manhattan Murder Mystery (performer: "I Happen to Like New York" (1930))
 1991 Wild Blade (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird")
 1991 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sweet, Sweet Blues (1991) ... (performer: "Sweet, Sweet Blues")
 1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (Documentary) (performer: "Manhattan")
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters (performer: "I'm in Love Again")
 1972 Savages (performer: "Savages")
 1951 Call Me Mister (performer: "GOIN' HOME TRAIN")
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Other Works:

Appeared in television commercials for Charlie perfume and with Gloria Vanderbilt in a commercial for her designer jeans in the 70's.

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I go back to what I heard Marian Anderson say once: 'First a song has to be beautiful.' However 'beautiful' covers a wide range of things. I have to admire a song's structure and what it's about. But I also have to determine how I can transfer my affection for a song to an audience. I have to decide whether I can put it across. See more »

Trivia:

He was instrumental in spearheading the construction of the Ellington Memorial in his beloved New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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