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Gene Vincent (1935–1971)

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Gene Vincent was born Eugene Vincent Craddock (Vincent Eugene according to some biographers) on February 11, 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia. He quit school at the age of 17 to join the Navy. His naval career was ended following a motorcycle accident while on shore leave in 1955. Shortly thereafter he heard an up and coming singer ... See full bio »

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 2009 Planet 51 (writer: "Be Bop a Lula")
 2009 Nowhere Boy (performer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 2009 The Hangover (performer: "Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine)", "Wedding Bells (Are Breaking up That Old Gang of Mine)")
 2008 Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (performer: "Temptation Baby") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Static (2006) ... (performer: "Say Mama", "Be-Bop-A-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
  The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- John Lennon's Jukebox (2004) ... (performer: "Be-Bop-a-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-a-Lula")
 2003 The Singing Detective (performer: "Important Words", "In My Dreams", "Woman Love") / (writer: "Important Words")
 2001 The Experiment ("Be Bop A Lula")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Be-Bop-a-Lula")
 1998 Pleasantville (performer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 1998 Jaded (performer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 1998 Frivolous Lola ("Be Bop A Lula")
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 1998 The Round Tower (TV Series) (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula" - uncredited)
 1994 Roadracers (TV Movie) (writer: "Race with the Devil")
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roadracers (1994) ... (writer: "Race with the Devil")
 1994 The Sex Life of the Belgians (performer: "Im going home")
 1993 The Last Border (writer: "Be-bob-a-lula")
 1993 This Boy's Life (performer: "You Belong to Me")
  Lipstick on Your Collar (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... (performer: "Lotta Lovin")
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... (performer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 1992 Memphis (TV Movie) (performer: "BE-BOP-A-LULA") / (writer: "BE-BOP-A-LULA")
 1991 Drop Dead Gorgeous (TV Movie) (performer: "Ain't That Too Much")
 1991 King Ralph (writer: "Be-Bop A-Lula")
 1991 Maguy (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Maguy rock (1991) ... (music: "Be bop a Lula")
 1990 Wild at Heart (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lu-La")
 1989 The Delinquents (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula" - as Vincent)
 1988 Imagine: John Lennon (Documentary) (writer: "Be Bop a Lula")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (performer: "Be Bop a Lula") / (writer: "Be Bop a Lula")
 1985 Sweet Dreams (performer: "Be Bop A Lula") / (writer: "Be Bop A Lula")
 1985 Desert Hearts (performer: "BE BOP A LULA") / (writer: "BE BOP A LULA")
 1985 Mischief (performer: "Be-Bop-a-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-a-Lula")
 1984 Where the Boys Are (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (performer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula" - uncredited) / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula" - uncredited)
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously ("Be-Bob-A-Lula") / (performer: "Be-Bob-A-Lula")
 1979 Going Steady (writer: "Be Bop a Lula")
 1978 The Bay City Rollers Meet the Saturday Superstars (TV Movie) (writer: "Be Bop a Lula")
 1970 Summer in the City (performer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula") / (writer: "Be-Bop-A-Lula")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.38 (1965) ... (writer: "Be Bop a Lula")
 1963 Sing and Swing (performer: "Temptation Baby")
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (performer: "Space Ship to Mars")
 1958 Hot Rod Gang (performer: "Dance In The Street", "Baby Blue", "Lovely Loretta", "Dance to the Bop")
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It (writer: "Be-Bop-a-Lula" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Blue Jean Bop:". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1749 North Vine Street in Hollywood, California. See more »

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