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Ted Weems (1901–1963)


Ted Weems was born on September 26, 1901 in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania, USA as Wilfred Theodore Weymes. He was married to Eleanor. He died on May 6, 1963 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. See full bio »

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(age 61) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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Known For

Thrills of Music: Ted Weems and Orchestra
Thrills of Music: Ted Weems and Orchestra Himself - Orchestra Leader
1948

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 2013 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Marked for Murder (2013) ... (performer: "My Baby Just Cares For Me" written by nm0232164 & nm0006146)
 2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Resolution (2012) ... (performer: "Somebody Stole My Gal" - uncredited)
 1994 Paint Cans (performer: "Heartaches")
 1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village (performer: "Heartaches")
 1980 Raging Bull (performer: "Heartaches" (1931))
 1967 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.19 (1967) ... (performer: "Try A Little Tenderness")
 1948 Thrills of Music: Ted Weems and Orchestra (Short) (performer: "Heartaches")
 1946 Make Mine Music (lyrics: "The Martins and the Coys" (1936)) / (music: "The Martins and the Coys" (1936))
 1945 Man from Oklahoma (writer: "The Martins and the Coys" - uncredited)
 1944 Hat Check Honey (performer: "Drumola" - uncredited) / (writer: "Drumola" - uncredited)
 1938 Swing, Sister, Swing (performer: "Out of the Night" - uncredited)
 1936 The Big Show (lyrics: "The Martins and the Coys" (1936) - uncredited) / (music: "The Martins and the Coys" (1936) - uncredited)
 1934 Richard Himber & His Orchestra (Short) (writer: "Jig Time" - uncredited)
 1932 Veiled Aristocrats (writer: "Jig Time")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "On Monah" / "The Man From The South" (Bally Records)

Alternate Names:

Ted Weems and His Orchestra
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Initially studied engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, eventually taking up violin and trombone and playing in campus bands. Weems formed his own band in 1923, eventually moved to Chicago and signed an exclusive contract with the Music Corporation of America, gaining him nationwide exposure. Most popular in the Midwest, he reached his peak in the 1930's with a million-selling record of ... See more »

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