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Mort Shuman (I) (1936–1991)

Mort Shuman was born on November 12, 1936 in New York City, New York, USA as Mortimer Shuman. He died on November 3, 1991 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 54) in London, England, UK

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 2014 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.8 (2014) ... (writer: "Hushabye" - uncredited)
 2009-2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Team Dance Week (2013) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
- Round Nine (2009) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance For Me" - uncredited)
 2013 Warehouse 13 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sky's the Limit (2013) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 2013 The Big Wedding (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2012 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2012 Since I Don't Have You (writer: "Happy Time")
 2012 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wynonna (2012) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 2012 White Heat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Past Is a Foreign Country (2012) ... (writer: "Here I Go Again" - uncredited)
 2012 Marley (Documentary) (performer: "Teenager in Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Teenager In Love", "Teenager in Love" (uncredited))
 2011 Inas Nacht (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2011 3satfestival (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- GlasBlasSing Quintett: Keine Macht den Dosen (2011) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 2011 Runnin' Rebels of UNLV (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2010 Kottan ermittelt: Rien ne va plus (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2010 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ow, Ow, Don't Stop (2010) ... (writer: "Viva Las vegas" - uncredited)
 2010 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- RPM (2010) ... (writer: "Kiss Me Quick")
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (writer: "I Can't Get Used to Losing You", "A Teenager in Love")
 2010 Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (writer: "Sweets For My Sweet" - as Mortimer Shuman)
 2010 Flipped (writer: "A Teenager In Love")
 2009-2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #10.6 (2010) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
- 2009 Semi-Final (2009) ... (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me" - uncredited)
 2010 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Unpleasantville (2010) ... (music: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
 2010 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Go with the Flow (2009) ... (writer: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
 2009 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.91 (2009) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 2009 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #35.4 (2009) ... (music: "Can't Get Used To Losing You")
 2009 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions in New York (2009) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 2009 Nitro Circus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Las Vegas (2009) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2008 Killshot (lyrics: "Doin' The Best I Can", "Suspicion") / (music: "Doin' The Best I Can", "Suspicion")
 2008 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pull (2008) ... (writer: "Can't Get Used to Losing You")
 2008 The Express (writer: "Mess Of Blues")
 2007 Elvis: Viva Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2007 Kingdom: Elvis in Vegas (Video documentary short) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rock and a Hard Place (2007) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2007 A Current Affair (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 June 2007 (2007) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2007/I Crazy Love (Documentary) (writer: "Can't Get Used To Losing You")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soprano Home Movies (2007) ... (writer: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
 2006 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Woman in the Sand (2006) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 2006 Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (Documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Las Vegas Special (2006) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2006 Quand j'étais chanteur (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2006 Kupetzky (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Zeitreise (2006) ... (writer: "Suspicion" - uncredited)
- Schwiegermutter (2006) ... (writer: "Little Sister" - uncredited)
 2005 Da Kath & Kim Code (TV Movie) (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Bublé: Caught in the Act (2005) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2005 A Tribute to the King (Video documentary) (writer: "A Mess Of Blues")
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Las Vegas (2005) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2005 CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Viva Las Vegas") / (music: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2005 Rebels on the Run: The Rise and Fall of UNLV Basketball (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2005 Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Surrender")
  Grand Ole Opry (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2005) (music - 1 episode, 2005)
- Episode dated 23 April 2005 (2005) ... (lyrics: "Viva Las Vegas") / (music: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2005 The Wedding Date (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2005 Elvis: The Last 24 Hours (TV Movie) (writer: "Suspicion")
 2004 Blackpool (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2004 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.2 (2004) ... (writer: "Sweets for My Sweet" - uncredited)
 2004 No Regrets (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2004 Father of the Pride (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Original Pilot (2004) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
- What's Black and White and Depressed All Over? (2004) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (music: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2003 Après Vous (writer: "Papa Tango Charly")
 2003 The Duo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der Liebhaber (2003) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2003 Estradilla: Agents & Elvis (TV Movie) (writer: "Eroon pääse en", "Muukalainen")
 2002 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kleine Fluchten (2002) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2002 Angel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The House Always Wins (2002) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2002 Walking the Tracks: The Summer of 'Stand by Me' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Hush-a-Bye" - uncredited)
 2002 The Definitive Elvis: Elvis and Priscilla (Video documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas", "Double Trouble")
 2002 The Definitive Elvis: The Hollywood Years - Part II: 1962-1969 (Video documentary) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2001-2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- All Better Now (2002) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
- Running to Stand Still (2001) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2002 Fukuyama Engineering (TV Series) (writer: "Rasto Danzu wa Watashi ni")
 2001 Final (writer: "Little Sister")
 2001 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mixed Signals (2001) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (writer: "I Count The Tears")
 2001 Roswell (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Las Vegas (2001) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2001 Blow Dry (writer: "Sweets For My Sweet")
 2000 The British Invasion Returns (Video) (writer: "Sweets for My Sweet", "Little Children")
 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 Hendrix: Band of Gypsys (Video documentary) (writer: "Stop")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The One in Vegas: Part 2 (1999) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
- The One in Vegas: Part 1 (1999) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas" - uncredited)
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Viva Ned Flanders (1999) ... ("Viva Las Vegas")
 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 Odd Couple II ("Little Sister")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1998 Hardly a Butterfly (TV Movie) (writer: "Saanhan tanssin viimeisen")
 1997 Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (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")
  Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1995) (music - 1 episode, 1997)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (music: "Little Sister" - uncredited)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (writer: "Little Sister" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (writer: "Save The Last Dance For Me" - uncredited)
 1996 Cold Lazarus (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "A TEENAGER IN LOVE")
 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 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kitten with a Whip (1994) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1994 A Man of No Importance (writer: "Can't Get Used To Losing You" - as M. Shuman)
 1994 Andre (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape ("This Magic Moment")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scratch 'N' Win (1993) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1993 The Sandlot (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1992 Shindig! Presents British Invasion Vol. 1 (Video short) (writer: "Little Children")
 1992 That Night (writer: "LITTLE SISTER")
 1992 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Viva Las Vegas (1992) ... ("Viva Las Vegas")
 1992 Double Cross (music: "SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME (RASUTODANSU WA WATASHI NI)")
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (writer: "VIVA! LAS VEGAS", "SURRENDER")
  Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1992) (music - 1 episode, 1991)
- Glory Daze (1992) ... (writer: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
- Jerry's First Date (1991) ... (music: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
 1992 Hearts Are Wild (TV Series) (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1991 Lucky Luke (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (writer: "The Magic Moment")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (writer: "I Wonder Why")
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (writer: "His Latest Flame")
 1988 Buster (writer: "Sweets For My Sweet")
 1988 Cocktail (writer: "This Magic Moment")
 1988 Rockin' the Night Away (TV Movie) (writer: "A Teenager in Love")
 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 M. Shuman, "Hush-a-Bye")
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (writer: "Turn Me Loose", "Teenager in Love")
 1985 My American Cousin (writer: "Save the Last Dance For Me")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Teenager in Love")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (writer: "Turn Me Loose" - uncredited)
 1983 Those Glory Glory Days (TV Movie) (writer: "A Teenager in Love" - uncredited)
 1982 Diner (writer: "A Teenager in Love")
 1981 This Is Elvis ("His Latest Flame", "Viva! Las Vegas")
 1981 American Pop (writer: "Turn Me Loose")
 1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter (writer: "Get It While You Can" - as Schuman)
 1979 L'associé (performer: "Money honey that's what I want") / (writer: "Money honey that's what I want")
 1978 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (writer: "Save the last dance for me")
 1978 Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers (TV Movie) (writer: "Turn Me Loose")
 1978 Holiday Hotel (performer: "Le père de James Dean", "Un été de porcelaine")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Love Bug/Sweets For My Sweet")
- Episode dated 20 January 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Suspicion")
 1977 The Muppet Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Connie Stevens (1977) ... (writer: "Teenager In Love")
 1976 A Real Young Girl (music: "Ma petite amie a fichu le camps", "Le danger c'est de trop aimer", "Suis-je une petite fille", "Electric Guitar")
 1976 High Street (writer: "La chanson de Mimi")
 1976 Let's Get Those English Girls (performer: "Sorrow", "Botany Bay") / (writer: "Sorrow", "Botany Bay")
 1975 Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (performer: "Marathon (Les flamandes)", "Brussels (Bruxelles)", "Jackie (La chanson de Jacky)", "Taxicab (Le gaz)", "Funeral Tango (Le tango funèbre)", "Amsterdam", "Desperate Ones (Les désespérés)", "Last Supper (Le Dernier Repas)", "Mathilde", "The Middle Class (Les bourgeois)", "If Only We Have Love (Quand on n'a que l'amour)")
 1974 It's Not the Size That Counts (writer: "Angel Face" - uncredited)
 1973 Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (Documentary) (writer: "My Death")
 1972-1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 November 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "If We Only Have Love")
- Episode dated 31 May 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas")
- Episode dated 21 September 1972 (1972) ... (writer: "I Loved (J'amais)")
 1970 Elvis: That's the Way It Is (Documentary) (writer: "Little Sister")
 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")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.34 (1965) ... (writer: "Little Sister", "Surrender", "Hey Memphis")
- Episode #1.29 (1965) ... (writer: "Viva Las Vegas", "I'll Save the Last Dance for You")
- Episode #1.18 (1965) ... (writer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
- Episode #1.7 (1964) ... (writer: "Little Children")
 1965 Anna, My Darling (writer: "A Mess o' Blues" - uncredited)
 1965 Go Go Mania (writer: "Little Children")
 1965 Seaside Swingers ("Every Day's a Holiday", "Romeo Jones", "Cor Blimey")
 1964 The T.A.M.I. Show (Documentary) (writer: "Little Children")
 1964 UK Swings Again (Short) (writer: "Here I Go Again")
 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")
 1957 The Lux Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... ("Hush-a-Bye")
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Other Works:

Songwriter: Co-wrote (w/Doc Pomus) "Hushabye", a hit for The Mystics. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mort Schuman | Mortimer Shuman
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Was fluent in French. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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