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Lena Zavaroni (1963–1999)

Lena Zavaroni was born on the 4th of November in the town of Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute, just off the West coast of Scotland. Although Scottish, her family was of Italian descent and she grew up in a musical environment, performing at an early age. As a ten year old, she appeared on the Thames Television talent show Opportunity Knocks (1956) at... See full bio »


(age 35) in Cardiff, Wales, UK

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 1994 Monte Video (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Buttertag (1994) ... (performer: "Ma! (He's Making Eyes At Me)")
 1980-1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 April 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Roses and Rainbows")
- Episode dated 29 May 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Jump Down Jimmy")
 1976 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.3 (1976) ... (performer: "Some of These Days", "There's Something About You Baby I Like" (uncredited))
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During the late 1990s, living alone in her flat, receiving disability and help from the show business charity "The Water Rats", Lena was convinced that her last hope was to have neurosurgery to deal with her long time depression and anorexia. In Wales, at a Cardiff hospital, she underwent a psychosurgical operation. The operation involved inserting a probe into the brain to sever nerve pathways ... See more »

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