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Billy Thorpe (I) (1946–2007)

Billy Thorpe was born on March 29, 1946 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as William Richard Thorpe. He was a composer, known for War of the Worlds (1988), Dirty Deeds (2002) and The Efficiency Expert (1992). He was married to Lynne Thorpe. He died on February 28, 2007 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. See full bio »

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 1988-1989 War of the Worlds (TV Series) (23 episodes)
- So Shall Ye Reap (1989)
- My Soul to Keep (1989)
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Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs

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With his group The Aztecs, he scored with the hit "Poison Ivy". The group disbanded in 1968 but Billy reformed the group with guitar legend Lobby Lyde. They had a major hit with the single "Most People I Know". See more »

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