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Lou Christie

Lou Christie was a popular singer from the Pittsburgh area, a former choirboy with no formal musical training, who hit it big in the early 1960s as a teenager with two songs featuring his very high-pitched falsetto voice, "The Gypsy Cried" and "Two Faces Have I." Several years later he hit it big again, with two more hits using his falsetto voice ... See full bio »
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  American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Birth of the Centerfold: The Girl Next Door (2017) ... (performer: "Lightnin' Strikes" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lightnin' Strikes" - uncredited)
 2011 Damsels in Distress (writer: "The Sambola! International Dance Craze")
  TV Land Confidential (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Music (2007) ... (performer: "Lightnin' Strikes") / (writer: "Lightnin' Strikes")
 2005 Cheap (performer: "Two Faces Have I") / (writer: "Two Faces Have I")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004) (writer - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Long Term Parking (2004) ... (performer: "Summer Snow" - uncredited) / (writer: "Summer Snow" - uncredited)
- In Camelot (2004) ... (performer: "The Gypsy Cried (In the Style of Lou Christie)" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Gypsy Cried (In the Style of Lou Christie)" - uncredited)
 2004 The Nomi Song (Documentary) (lyrics: "Lightning Strikes") / (music: "Lightning Strikes")
 2000 The Wedding Tackle (lyrics: "Lightenin' Strikes") / (music: "Lightenin' Strikes") / (performer: "Lightenin' Strikes")
 1999 Swiri (performer: "Mack the Knife")
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (writer: "Hearts of Stone")
 1996 Waiting for Guffman (lyrics: "Lightnin' Strikes" - as Lou Christy) / (music: "Lightnin' Strikes" - as Lou Christy)
 1995 Burnzy's Last Call (performer: "I Can't Stop the Rain") / (writer: "I Can't Stop the Rain")
 1995 Before Sunrise (performer: "Trapeze") / (writer: "Trapeze")
 1994 Barcelona (performer: "Breakin' Up") / (writer: "Everybody Limbo!", "Breakin' Up")
 1993 A Home of Our Own (performer: "Beyond The Blue Horizon")
 1991 Dutch (performer: "Beyond The Blue Horizon")
 1988 Rain Man (performer: "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (1930))
 1988 Moonlighting (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eek! A Spouse! (1988) ... (writer: "Lightnin' Strikes")
 1981 Strange Behavior (performer: "Lightning Strikes")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Two Faces Have I") / (writer: "Two Faces Have I")
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Episode #1.56 (1966) ... (performer: "Cryin' in the Streets", "Lightnin' Strikes") / (writer: "Cryin' in the Streets", "Lightnin' Strikes")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1966) (music - 1 episode, 1966)
- Tribute to Elvis Presley (1966) ... (lyrics: "Lightnin' Strikes") / (music: "Lightnin' Strikes")
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Show Show Self (14 credits)

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Hit songs: "The Gypsy Cried", "Lightnin' Strikes Again", "Rhapsody in the Rain", "Two Faces Have I", "I'm Gonna Make You Mine". See more »


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