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Charles Trenet (1913–2001)

Charles Trenet was born on May 18, 1913 in Narbonne, Aude, France as Louis Charles August Claude Trénet. He died on February 18, 2001 in Créteil, Val-de-Marne, France. See full bio »

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 2011 La Mer (Short) (writer: "La mer") (post-production)
 2014 Serial (Bad) Weddings (performer: "Douce France") / (writer: "Douce France")
  Fleming (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (performer: "Boum" - uncredited) / (writer: "Boum" - uncredited)
 2013 Boom Town (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (music: "Beyond The Sea")
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) (performer: "Je chante") / (writer: "Je chante")
 2013 Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene (Documentary) ("La mer")
 2013 Des gens qui s'embrassent (writer: "L'âme des poètes")
 2012 Skyfall (performer: "Boum!") / (writer: "Boum!")
 2012 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Money Plays (2012) ... (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 2012 Kurier Romy 2012 (TV Movie) (music: "Beyond The Sea" - uncredited)
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #8.8 (2012) ... (performer: "La mer") / (writer: "La mer")
 2011 Au revoir mon amour (Short) (writer: "Y'a D'La Joie")
 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (writer: "La Mer")
 2011 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kings of Pastry (2011) ... (writer: "Menilmontant")
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.25 (2010) ... (music: "Beyond the Sea")
  Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (performer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?") / (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Squirt and the Whale (2010) ... (writer: "La Mer" - uncredited)
 2010 La Rafle (lyrics: "Tombé du ciel") / (music: "Tombé du ciel") / (performer: "Tombé du ciel")
  A Wonderful Family (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Retour aux sources (2010) ... (performer: "Douce France") / (writer: "Douce France")
 2009 Army of Crime (lyrics: "Je chante") / (music: "Je chante") / (performer: "Je chante")
 2009 The Queen of Hearts (performer: "Fais ta vie")
 2008 Seitenblicke (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 May 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "La Mer")
  Vivement dimanche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode dated 28 October 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Un jardin extraordinaire") / (writer: "Vous qui passez sans me voir")
 2007 Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 2007 A Secret ("Tout ça c'est pour nous")
 2007 BioShock (Video Game) (writer: "La Mer")
 2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly ("La Mer") / (performer: "La Mer")
 2007 Sicko (Documentary) (performer: "Le temps des cerises")
 2007 Daphne (TV Movie) (lyrics: "La Mer" - uncredited) / (music: "La Mer" - uncredited) / (performer: "La Mer" - uncredited) / (writer: "La Mer" - uncredited)
 2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 2007 Lagerfeld Confidential (Documentary) ("DOUCE FRANCE")
 2006 Clatterford (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Christmas Panto (2006) ... (music: "Beyond the Sea")
 2006 Celtic Woman: A New Journey (TV Movie) (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 2006 Petits meurtres en famille (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Le soleil et la lune")
 2006 Man of the Year (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 2006 A Good Year (lyrics: "Vous qui passez sans me voir", "Je Chante", "Boum") / (music: "Je Chante", "Boum") / (performer: "Je Chante")
 2006 The Poisoner (TV Movie) (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?")
 2006 Charles at the Threshold (Short) (performer: "Vous Qui Passez Sans Me Voir", "Menilmontant", "L'Ame du Poets", "Boum!")
 2006 The Lake House (lyrics: "I Wish You Love" (1957))
 2006 Oh La La! (writer: "Folle Complainte")
 2006 Les enfants du pays (performer: "Douce France" - as Charles Trénet)
 2006/I Sleeping Dogs Lie (performer: "Boum")
 2005 Vi ska till havet (Short) (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 2005 Prime (writer: "I WISH YOU LOVE")
 2005 A Love to Hide (TV Movie) (performer: "Boum") / (writer: "Boum")
 2005 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whatever the Case May Be (2005) ... (writer: "La Mer" - uncredited)
 2004 Head in the Clouds (writer: "Vous qui passez sans me voir")
 2004 Beyond the Sea (lyrics: "Beyond the Sea" (1960)) / (music: "Beyond the Sea" (1960)) / (performer: "La Mer" (1943)) / (writer: "La Mer" (1943))
 2004 Marseille (lyrics: "La Mer") / (music: "La Mer")
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (performer: "Que Reste-t-il de Nos Amours", "Boum!") / (writer: "Que Reste-t-il de Nos Amours", "Boum!")
 2003 Matchstick Men (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 2003 The Dreamers (performer: "La mer" (1945)) / (writer: "La mer" (1945))
 2003 Finding Nemo (lyrics: "Beyond the Sea" (1945) - as Charles Louis Trenet) / (music: "Beyond the Sea" (1945) - as Charles Louis Trenet)
 2003 Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (performer: "Tombé du Ciel") / (writer: "Tombé du Ciel")
 2003 The Pharmacist (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (writer: "Beyond The Sea" - as Charles Louis Trenet)
 2002 Mondays in the Sun (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (writer: "Beyond The Sea")
 2002 L'odyssée d'Alice Tremblay (music: "Mes jeunes années") / (writer: "Mes jeunes années")
 2001 Bains-douches (Short) (performer: "La mer") / (writer: "La mer")
 2001/I Iris (performer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?") / (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?")
 2001 One Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Beyond The Sea")
 2001 Festival in Cannes (performer: "Je chante", "Boum!", "Vous qui passes sans me voir") / (writer: "Je chante", "Boum!", "Vous qui passes sans me voir", "La Mer", "Vous qui passez sans me voir", "Passing By")
 2001 Novocaine (performer: "Menilmontant") / (writer: "Menilmontant")
 2001 Transfixed (lyrics: "Vous qui passez sans me voir")
 2001 Kissing Jessica Stein (writer: "I Wish You Love")
 2001 My First Mister (writer: "Beyond the Sea" (1945))
 2000 Tadpole (performer: "Menilmontant" (1939) - as Charles Trénet) / (writer: "Menilmontant" (1939) - as Charles Trénet)
 1999 Eye of the Beholder (writer: "I Wish You Love")
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (performer: "Boum!") / (writer: "Boum!")
 1998 Così ridevano (performer: "La mer") / (writer: "La mer")
 1998 Chance or Coincidence (writer: "Bonsoir jolie madame")
  From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1998) (music - 2 episodes, 1998)
- Can We Do This? (1998) ... (lyrics: "Beyond The Sea") / (music: "Beyond The Sea")
- Apollo One (1998) ... (lyrics: "Beyond The Sea") / (music: "Beyond The Sea")
 1997 A Life Less Ordinary (writer: "BEYOND THE SEA" Karaoke Version, "BEYOND THE SEA")
 1997 U Turn (lyrics: "I Wish You Love") / (music: "I Wish You Love") / (writer: "I Wish You Love")
 1997 Cop Land (lyrics: "Beyond the Sea")
 1997 Dream with the Fishes (writer: "I Wish You Love")
 1996 The Good Life ("Où irons nous dimanche prochain?") / (performer: "Où irons nous dimanche prochain?")
 1995 Au petit Marguery (lyrics: "La Folle Complainte") / (music: "La Folle Complainte") / (performer: "La Folle Complainte")
 1995 Innocent Lies (performer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?")
 1995 Apollo 13 (writer: "Beyond The Sea")
 1995 French Kiss (music: "Verlaine") / (performer: "Verlaine") / (writer: "La Mer")
 1995 Funny Bones (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 1994 The Nanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Don't Remember Mama (1994) ... (writer: "La Mer" - uncredited)
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Secret Agent Super Dragon (1993) ... (writer: "Beyond the Sea" - uncredited)
 1993 Amos & Andrew (writer: "Beyond The Sea")
 1992 Bitter Moon (writer: "La Mer")
 1991 Father of the Bride (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1991 Toto the Hero (lyrics: "Boum") / (music: "Boum") / (performer: "Boum")
 1991 Jacquot de Nantes (performer: "Boum", "N'y pensez pas") / (writer: "Boum", "N'y pensez pas", "le Temps des cerises")
 1991 L.A. Story (performer: "La Mer") / (writer: "La Mer")
 1990/I Havana (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1990 The Sheltering Sky (performer: "Je Chante") / (writer: "Je Chante")
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1990 Dolly and Her Lover (performer: "Si le coeur vous en dit") / (writer: "Si le coeur vous en dit")
 1989 Black Rain ("BEYOND THE SEA")
 1989 Sea of Love (writer: "BEYOND THE SEA")
 1989 Bille en tête (writer: "A l'île Maurice")
 1989 'Allo 'Allo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Puddings (1989) ... (writer: "Boom")
 1989 Souvenir (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?" - uncredited)
 1988 Three Seats for the 26th (performer: "Que Reste-t-il De Nos Amours", "Douce France", "La Vie Qui Va")
 1988 Sound and Fury (performer: "Retour a Paris") / (writer: "Retour a Paris")
 1988 Aloha Summer (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1984 The Blood of Others (performer: "Menilmontant") / (writer: "Menilmontant")
 1984 La chance aux chansons (TV Series) (performer: "La Chance aux chansons")
 1983 Saigon: Year of the Cat (TV Movie) (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?" - uncredited)
 1983 Edith and Marcel (writer: "La Mer")
 1982 Diner (writer: "Beyond the Sea")
 1976 Small Change (performer: "Les enfants s'ennuient le dimanche") / (writer: "Les enfants s'ennuient le dimanche")
  Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1975)
- Madeira (1975) ... (performer: "La mer") / (writer: "La mer")
 1974 Vive la France (Documentary) (lyrics: "Y'a d'la joie") / (writer: "Y'a d'la joie")
 1974 And Now My Love (performer: "Retour à Paris") / (writer: "Retour à Paris")
 1973 The Last Train (performer: "Le soleil et la lune") / (writer: "Le soleil et la lune")
 1973 An Evening with Marlene Dietrich (Documentary) (writer: "I Wish You Love")
 1971 A Safe Place (performer: "Vous Qui Passer Sans Me Voir", "Le Mer") / (writer: "Vous Qui Passer Sans Me Voir", "Le Mer")
 1971 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Everything's Coming Up Roses (1971) ... (lyrics: "I Wish You Love" - uncredited)
 1968 Stolen Kisses ("Que reste-t-il de nos amours") / (lyrics: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours") / (music: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours")
 1963 The Day and the Hour (performer: "La Romance de Paris")
 1961 Call Me Genius (writer: "At Last! At Last!" - uncredited)
 1957 Love in the Afternoon ("L'ame Des Poètes")
 1956 The Ambassador's Daughter (writer: "L'âme des poètes")
 1956 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.41 (1956) ... (writer: "Beyond the Sea" - uncredited)
 1951 Encore (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?" - uncredited)
 1951 Bouquet de joie (performer: "L'âme des poètes") / (writer: "L'âme des poètes")
 1948 Every Girl Should Be Married (music: "La mer" - uncredited)
 1945 Dead of Night (writer: "Why Do You Pass Me By?" - uncredited)
 1943 Love Around the Clock (writer: "Que reste-t-il de nos amours?")
 1942 Frédérica (performer: "C'est bon", "Le bonheur ne passe qu'une fois", "Frédérica", "Marie-toi") / (writer: "C'est bon", "Le bonheur ne passe qu'une fois", "Frédérica", "Marie-toi")
 1941 Romance de Paris (lyrics: "La romance de Paris") / (music: "La romance de Paris") / (performer: "La romance de Paris", "Chanson pour Lormel", "Tout ça c'est pour nous") / (writer: "Chanson pour Lormel", "Tout ça c'est pour nous")
 1938 Trois chansons, trois époques (Short) (performer: "La polka du roi", "Le Grand Café", "Je chante") / (writer: "La polka du roi", "Le Grand Café", "Je chante")
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I make songs like an apple tree makes apples. They come from inside of me.

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Was nicknamed "The Last Troubador" by Jean Cocteau. See more »

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Taurus

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