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Morris Levy (I) (1927–1990)

Morris Levy was born on August 27, 1927 in The Bronx, New York, USA as Moishe Levy. He died on May 21, 1990 in Ghent, New York. See full bio »

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(age 62) in Ghent, New York, USA

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 2014 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Faith, Hope, Love (2014) ... (writer: "California Sun" - uncredited)
 2013 CBGB (writer: "California Sun")
 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Behind the Red Curtain (2013) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 2012 Not Fade Away (writer: "Rollin' and Tumbling")
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (writer: "Shivas Regal (Theme For Gypsy)")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (as "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?"))
 2011 Magic Trip (Documentary) (writer: "California Sun")
 2011 Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure (Documentary) (writer: "California Sun")
 2010 The Great Vazquez (writer: "Play with Fire (And You'll Get Burned)")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 2010 Charlie St. Cloud (writer: "California Sun")
 2009 Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (writer: "California Sun")
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 3 (2008) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" - uncredited)
 2007 Alvin and the Chipmunks (writer: "California Sun")
 2006 All the King's Men (writer: "Seduction of the Virgin Princess")
 2006 Hollywoodland (writer: "Fannie Mae")
 2005 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Documentary) (writer: "California Sun")
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) ... (writer: "California Sun")
 2003 End of the Century (Documentary) (writer: "California Sun")
 2003 Little Red Riding Hood: Uncensored (Short) (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) ("California Sun")
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 2001 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (writer: "Ya Ya Ringe Ringe Raja")
 2001 Kites Over Helsinki (writer: "My Boy Lollipop" - as Spencer)
 2001 Manitou's Shoe (writer: "Theme for Gypsy")
 2001 Rebels (music: "Mne se líbí Bob /My Boy Lollipop/")
 2000 Live Nude Girls Unite! (Documentary) (writer: "For Strippers Only")
 2000 Meet the Parents (writer: "Ya Ya")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent")
 1999 Liberty Heights (writer: "Gee")
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "That's The Way It Goes", "Gee")
 1999 The Big Tease (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 1999 October Sky (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love", "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent", "ABC's of Love")
 1998 Chairman of the Board (writer: "California Sun")
 1998 Slappy and the Stinkers (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 1997 Spice World (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 1997 Fire Down Below (writer: "Mojo Hand")
 1997 'Til There Was You (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1992-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop" - uncredited)
- Abteilung 9 (1992) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1994 A Simple Twist of Fate (writer: "It's Much Too Late")
 1993 A Bronx Tale (writer: "Little Girl Of Mine")
 1993 This Boy's Life (writer: "I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent")
 1992 Otto - Der Liebesfilm (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1992 Heartbeat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fruits of the Earth (1992) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1991 The Doors (writer: "California Sun")
 1990/I Havana (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1990 Book of Love (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "Can't We Be Sweethearts")
 1990 Cry-Baby (writer: "GEE!")
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Watching Me, Watching You (1989) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1989 Look Who's Talking (writer: "I Love You So")
 1988 That's Incredible! Reunion (TV Special) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (writer: "California Sun")
 1987 Eddie Murphy Raw (Documentary) ("Why Do Fools Fall In Love")
 1987 Back to the Beach ("California Sun")
 1985 Krush Groove (writer: "I Want You To Be My Girl")
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lombard (1985) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop" - uncredited)
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vegas Run (1985) ... (writer: "California Sun")
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1982 The Amazing Adventures of Mr. F. Lea (Video Game) (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1981 Gyllene Tider: Parkliv (music: "Tylö sun (California Sun)")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love")
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (writer: "California Sun")
 1979 The Wanderers (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1978 Little Girls Blue (writer: "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" - uncredited)
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: "Fannie Mae", "Gee", "Why Do Fools Fall in Love", "Ya Ya")
 1972 Pink Flamingos ("I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent")
 1967 D'hier et d'aujourd'hui (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Petula d'hier et d'aujourd'hui (1967) ... (writer: "Ya ya twist")
 1966 Where the Action Is (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 September 1966 (1966) ... (writer: "Ya Ya")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #2.18 (1965) ... (writer: "Fannie Mae")
- Episode #2.9 (1965) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop')
- Episode #1.17 (1964) ... (writer: "California Sun")
- Episode #1.14 (1964) ... (writer: "Fannie Mae")
 1965 Go-Go Bigbeat (Documentary) (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (1965) ... (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 1964 Swinging U.K. (Short) (writer: "My Boy Lollipop")
 1956 Rock Rock Rock! (writer: "I'm Not A Juvenile Delinquent")
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Sued John Lennon over a line in "Come Together" that borrowed from a Chuck Berry song ("You Can't Catch Me") that he published. Made an agreement with Lennon in 1973 to drop the suit if Lennon recorded at least three Levy-published songs on his next album; this became the basis for the "Rock'n'Roll" LP. When a further deal in 1974 to distribute the album directly through his Adam VIII mail-order ... See more »

Nickname:

Moishe See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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