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Muggsy Spanier (1906–1967)

Muggsy Spanier was born on November 9, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Francis Joseph Spanier. He was an actor, known for The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), Is Everybody Happy? (1929) and Here Comes the Band (1935). He died on February 12, 1967 in Sausalito, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Legend of Bagger Vance
Is Everybody Happy?
Here Comes the Band
Here Comes the Band Himself - Band Member
Floor Show
Floor Show Himself


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 1941 Sis Hopkins
Muggsy Spanier (uncredited)
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 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (performer: "Bluin' the Blues")
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 1961 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Musician
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... Himself - Musician
 1949 Floor Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (1949) ... Himself
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Himself - Band Member (uncredited)
 1929 Is Everybody Happy?

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Spanier began his professional career in and around Chicago in the 1920's. He came to the fore with the orchestra of Ted Lewis (1929 to late 1936). Briefly with Ben Pollack, then (following a near-fatal illness) formed his own band, the 'Ragtimers', in 1938. This was a 15-piece dixieland orchestra, which, for a while, rivaled Bob Crosby's 'Bobcats'. Many of the best arrangements were by former ... See more »

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