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Keely Smith was born March 9, 1932 in Norfolk, VA. After her parents divorced and her mother remarried Jesse Smith when she was nine years old, she changed her name to Keely Smith after she joined Louis Prima and his band. Her family had a tough time and her three brothers and her took in laundry to make ends meet. In 1947, she was on a vacation ... See full bio »
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 2012 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... (performer: "Enjoy Yourself (It's Later than You Think)")
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crisp (2010) ... (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 2008 Igor (performer: "The Bigger The Figure")
 2007 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (Documentary) (performer: "When You're Smiling")
 2007 We Own the Night (performer: "I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Walk Like a Man (2007) ... (performer: "Mood Indigo")
 2006 Take the Lead (performer: "What Is This Thing Called Love")
 2002 Sinatra: The Classic Duets (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me" - uncredited)
 2002 Deuces Wild (performer: "Jingle Bells")
 2001 Don't Say a Word (writer: "Fee Fie Foo")
 2001 Amy's Orgasm (performer: "Oh Louie (Oh Marie)")
 1999 The Out-of-Towners (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 1999 Blast from the Past (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 1996 Big Night (performer: "Love of My Life (O Sole Mio)", "Don't Take Your Love from Me")
 1995 Casino (performer: "I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)")
 1995 Destiny Turns on the Radio (performer: "That old black magic" - end titles)
 1994 Cobb (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (performer: "That Old Black Magic" (1942))
 1984 DTV: Golden Oldies (Video) (performer: "That Old Black Magic")
 1980 Raging Bull (performer: "I Ain't Got Nobody" (1915))
 1959 Hey Boy! Hey Girl! (writer: "Nitey Night")
 1958 Thunder Road (performer: "The Whipoorwill")
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At age 14, she started singing with a naval air station band led by Saxie Dowell and at 15 received her first paying job with the Earl Bennett Band. She hooked up with Louis Prima's outfit at age 17 and later married him. See more »

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