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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 »


(age 61) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

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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))
 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)
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 1958 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
 1944 Hat Check Honey
Ted Weems (as Ted Weems and His Orchestra)
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 1961 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series)
- Episode #14.3 (1961) ... Himself
 1949 Ted Weems and His Orchestra (Short)
 1948 Thrills of Music: Ted Weems and Orchestra (Short)
Himself - Orchestra Leader
 1944 The United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps Band (Short)
Himself / Bandleader
 1938 Swing, Sister, Swing
Himself (as Ted Weems and His Orchestra)

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Other Works:

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

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Ted Weems and His Orchestra

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In the 1950's, Weems worked as a disc jockey, first in Memphis, then in Dallas. See more »

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