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Doris Troy (1937–2004)

R&B singer Doris Troy was born Doris Payne in New York City in 1937. A songwriter as well as a singer, she scored a major hit in 1963 with "Just One Look" (remade by The Hollies several years later) on Atlantic Records. She toured England in 1964 and liked it so much that she stayed there for several years. After a few more hits for Atlantic, she ... See full bio »

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Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mermaids Soundtrack
Blood Ties
Blood Ties Soundtrack
The Flamingo Kid
The Flamingo Kid Soundtrack


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 2017 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Before the Bunny: Marilyn Monroe (2017) ... (writer: "Just One Look" - uncredited)
 2014 Love Child (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2014) ... (writer: "Just One Look")
 2013 Redfern Now (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Starting Over (2013) ... (writer: "Just One Look" - as D. Payne)
 2013/I Blood Ties (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Payne)
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 2008 They Came from Manchester: Five Decades of Mancunian Pop (TV Movie) (writer: "Just One Look")
 2007 The All Together (performer: "I'd Do Anything") / (writer: "I'd Do Anything")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Strange Fruit (2005) ... (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look")
 2002 9 Dead Gay Guys (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 1990 Mermaids (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 1990 Hjälten (writer: "Just One Look")
 1988 Buster (writer: "Just One Look" - as Payne)
 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (performer: "JUST ONE LOOK") / (writer: "JUST ONE LOOK" - as Doris Payne)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Payne)
 1983 Get Crazy (performer: "Just One Look") / (writer: "Just One Look" - as Doris Payne)
 1971 Kill! Kill! Kill! Kill! (performer: "Kill", "Kill 'Em All")
 1970 Loot (performer: "Mother's Waltz")
 1961 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The High Cost of Dating (1961) ... (writer: "Oh Yeah, I'm In Love" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Single: "Face Up To The Truth" / "He's Qualified" (Capitol Records) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Doris Payne

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Daughter of a minister who had left his native Barbados, she got her first break writing songs while working as an usherette at the Harlem "Apollo". See more »

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