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Tiny Tim (1932–1996)


Tiny Tim, the ukulele-playing singer of 1920s ditties who was a true icon of the 1960s, was born Herbert Khaury on April 12, 1932, in New York City. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, the young Khaury grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. A high school dropout, his interest in the popular music of the 1890s through ... See full bio »

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Known For

Private Parts
Private Parts Himself
(1997)
Insidious
Insidious Soundtrack
(2010)
One-Trick Pony
One-Trick Pony Himself
(1980)

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 2013 Getting On (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dumped (2013) ... (performer: "I'm A Lonesome Little Raindrop" - uncredited)
 2013 Pretty Little Liars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Guilty Girl's Handbook (2013) ... (performer: "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" - uncredited)
 2012 Deuce and a Quarter (Short) (performer: "I Got You Babe")
 2010 Wrecked (performer: "Tip Toe Through The Tulips With Me")
 2010/I Insidious (performer: "Tiptoe Through the Tulips")
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Auditions: Chicago (2010) ... (performer: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me" - uncredited)
 2006 Free Jimmy (performer: "Tip-Toe thru' the Tulips with Me")
 2006 Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Home Invasion (2006) ... (performer: "Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight")
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (performer: "Tip-toe Through the Tulips")
 1999 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Help Wanted/Reef Blower/Tea at the Treedome (1999) ... (performer: "Living in the Sunlight, Loving in the Moonlight")
 1997 Breaking Up (performer: "WEDDING BELLS")
 1997 Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival (Documentary) (performer: "There'll Always Be an England")
 1990 Q & A (performer: "TIP-TOE THRU' THE TULIPS WITH ME")
 1977 Kinky Tricks (performer: "Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips With Me" - uncredited)
 1969 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.13 (1969) ... (performer: "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening")
 1968 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #22.2 (1968) ... (performer: "Hello, Hello", "As Time Goes By", "I Gave Her That" - uncredited)
 1968 You Are What You Eat (Documentary) (performer: "Be My Baby", "I Got You Babe')
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Other Works:

Single: "Do The Bump - Part 1" / "Do The Bump - Part 2" (Apex Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Interview | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on early 20th-century American popular songs] They put love on an angelic throne. Love is the same today, except it's gone down to a more debased situation. Too many do's and don'ts. I want to thrill the audience with these songs from the days of the Victrola. You know, everyone talks of black man's soul, rhythm, and blues. No one talks about the white man's soul. The white man's soul, in music,... See more »

Trivia:

He never bought or used a professional carrying case for his ukulele. Through his career, he carried both it and his sheet music in a brown paper shopping bag. See more »

Trademark:

Played the ukelele and sang falsetto

Star Sign:

Aries

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