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Dusty Springfield (1939–1999)

Dusty Springfield has been acknowledged around the world as the best female soul singer that Britain ever produced. With her oddly erotic, throaty voice, she racked up a string of hits from the 1960s onwards. Born in London to Irish parents, Dusty grew up in and around London. Her early work included an all-girl trio, "The Lana Sisters" and, then, ... See full bio »

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 2013 InRealLife (Documentary) (performer: "Wishin' And Hopin'")
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tricks and Treats (2012) ... (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'" - uncredited)
 2012 Timeshift (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The British Army of the Rhine (2012) ... (performer: "I Only Want to Be With You", "Auf dich nur wart' ich immerzu" (German version of "I Only Want to Be With You"), "Warten und Hoffen" (German version of 'Wishin' and Jopin' ') - uncredited)
 2000-2012 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 July 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 2 June 2006 (2006) ... (performer: "I Only Want To Be With You" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 August 2005 (2005) ... (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 26 April 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 October 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You" - uncredited)
 2012 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Little Kiss, Part 2 (2012) ... (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" - uncredited)
 2012 Beatrix, Oranje onder Vuur (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- De Prijs (2012) ... (performer: "Son of a Preacher Man" - uncredited)
 2011 Luther (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You" - uncredited)
 2008-2011 Doctor Who (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Rebel Flesh (2011) ... (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me")
- Partners in Crime (2008) ... (performer: "Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa" - uncredited)
 2011 Hall Pass (performer: "Hits From The Bong")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.24 (2010) ... (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.14 (2010) ... (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me")
 2010 Heartbreaker (performer: "Son of a Preacher Man")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (performer: "What Have I Done To Deserve This")
 2009 The Men Who Stare at Goats (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'")
 2009 Waking the Dead (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Magdalene 26: Part 2 (2009) ... (performer: "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me")
- Magdalene 26: Part 1 (2009) ... (performer: "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me")
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me" (1965))
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (performer: "I'll Love You For A While")
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Maharishi Is Bigger Than Your Maharishi (2008) ... (performer: "Just A Little Lovin'" - uncredited)
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (performer: "Spooky")
 2008 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me (Io Che Non Vivo Senza Te)")
 2008 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2008) ... (performer: "Son of a Preacherman" - uncredited)
 2007 Samantha Who? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Virgin (2007) ... (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'" - uncredited)
 2007 The Brave One (performer: "Hits From The Bong")
 2007 Druckfrisch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.2 (2007) ... (performer: "The Windmills of your mind")
 2007 Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2007) ... (performer: "Spooky")
 2007 Norbit (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You")
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Story of Owe (2006) ... (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- World's Best Love Songs (2006) ... (performer: "The Look Of Love")
 2006 Infamous (performer: "Yesterday When I Was Young")
 2006 Viva Blackpool (TV Movie) (performer: "I Only Want to Be With You")
 2006 Pet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "What have I done to deserve this?", "Nothing has been proved")
 2006 The Gigolos (performer: "The Windmills of Your Mind")
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (performer: "Son Of A Preacher Man")
 2006 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mono (2006) ... (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'")
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Much Ado About Nothing (2005) ... (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2005 Imagine Me & You (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2005 Shopgirl (performer: "I Only Want to Be With You" (1964))
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes (performer: "Piece of My Heart")
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto (performer: "The Windmills of Your Mind" (1968))
 2005 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Documentary) (performer: "Son of a Preacher Man")
 2005 Medium (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Married a Mind Reader (2005) ... (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) ... (performer: "Son of a Preacher Man")
 2004 Rory O'Shea Was Here (performer: "Look of Love")
 2004 School for Seduction (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2004 Blue Murder (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lonely (2004) ... (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2004 A Home at the End of the World (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'")
 2004 Will & Grace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Flip-Flop: Part 2 (2004) ... (performer: "House is Not A Home" - uncredited)
 2003 Miss Match (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Who's Your Daddy? (2003) ... (performer: "The Look Of Love")
 2003 In the Cut (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2003 Interview (performer: "See All Her Faces")
 2002 Two Weeks Notice (performer: "The Look of Love")
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (performer: "The Look Of Love")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Scared Straight (2002) ... (performer: "The Look Of Love" - uncredited)
 2002 Teachers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2002) ... (performer: "The Look of Love" - uncredited)
 2001/III Rain (performer: "Spooky")
 2000 The Wedding Tackle (performer: "I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten", "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me")
 2000 Laços de Família (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 June 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "The Look of Love" - uncredited)
 2000 Frequency (performer: "Son of a Preacher Man")
 2000 Enchanted Interlude (performer: "Spooky")
 2000/I Gossip (performer: "The Look of Love")
 1999 Fanny and Elvis (performer: "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me")
 1999 Mad Cows (performer: "Bring Him Back")
 1999 Strange Planet (performer: "The Look of Love")
 1999 Wonderland (performer: "I Close My Eyes and I Count to Ten")
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (performer: "Wishin' & Hopin'" (1963))
 1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (performer: "Spooky")
 1998 The Parent Trap ("Am I The Same Girl")
 1998 The Very Thought of You (performer: "I only want to be with you")
 1998 Daria (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Don't (1998) ... (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'" - uncredited)
 1996 The Associate (performer: "The Look of Love")
 1996 Sleepers (performer: "Little By Little")
 1995 Cracker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- True Romance: Part 1 (1995) ... (performer: "I Close My Eyes and Count to Ten")
 1995 While You Were Sleeping (performer: "WHEREVER I WOULD BE")
 1994 Priest (performer: "ANYONE WHO HAD A HEART")
 1994 Pulp Fiction (performer: "Son Of A Preacher Man")
 1994 Deadly Advice (performer: "I Only Want to Be with You")
 1994 No Escape (performer: "SON OF A PREACHER MAN")
 1991 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Three Men, a Woman, and a Baby (1991) ... (performer: "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me" - uncredited)
 1989 Getting It Right (performer: "Getting It Right")
 1989 Scandal ("Nothing Has Been Proved")
 1988 Buster (performer: "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself")
 1987 Tin Men (performer: "Wishin' and Hopin'")
 1985 Wogan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 August 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Sometimes Like Butterflies" - uncredited)
 1983 Baby It's You (performer: "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me")
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye (performer: "But It's A Nice Dream")
 1982 Love & Money (performer: "I Don't Want to Hear It Anymore")
 1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (performer: "Midnight", "Quiet please there's a lady on the stage", "You don't have to say you love me")
 1980 The Stunt Man (performer: "Bits & Pieces")
 1966-1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 April 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "I'm Coming Home Again")
- Episode dated 9 February 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "A Love Like Yours")
- Episode dated 14 July 1966 (1966) ... (performer: "Goin' Back" - uncredited)
 1978 Corvette Summer (performer: "Give Me the Night" - uncredited)
 1973 The Six Million Dollar Man: Solid Gold Kidnapping (TV Movie) (performer: "Six Million Dollar Man")
 1972 Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (TV Movie) (performer: "Learn to Say Goodbye")
 1972 Fat City (performer: "The Look of Love")
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1970) ... (performer: "Understand Your Man", "Sugar Time")
 1969 Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie) (performer: "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1969) ... (performer: "A Brand New Me", "The Look of Love")
 1968 The Sweet Ride (performer: "Sweet Ride")
 1967 Casino Royale (performer: "The Look Of Love")
 1967 The Corrupt Ones (performer: "The Corrupt Ones")
 1965 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.31 (1965) ... (performer: "I Only Want to be with You")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "I Close my Eyes and Count to Ten" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Springfields


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Personal Quote:

A lot of people say I'm bent, and I've heard it so many times that I've almost learned to accept it. See more »


Two takes were recorded of her #3 1964 UK hit, "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself": one being vocal (dynamic, well orchestrated and long) while the other proved to be of lesser stereo quality and was not received well critically, despite its high charting success. Legend has it that she was dissatisfied with the original powerful take of her now-infamous hit, and prompted producers to ... See more »


Blonde beehive hair and heavily mascara'd "panda" eyes See more »

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