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Group member Rudy Lewis died on May 20, 1964, at age 28. Johnny Moore died on December 30, 1998, at age 64. See more trivia »
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 2014 Paris Follies (performer: "The Good Life" (La belle vie))
 2013 Kristin's Christmas Past (performer: "I Remember Christmas")
 2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Premiere Week (2013) ... ("Some Kind of Wonderful")
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Briarcliff (2012) ... (performer: "There Goes my Baby", "There Goes My Baby (Re-Recorded)" (uncredited))
 2010 Kottan ermittelt: Rien ne va plus (performer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2010/I Flipped (performer: "There Goes My Baby")
 2010 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (performer: "Save the Last Dance for Me" - uncredited)
 2009 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Go with the Flow (2009) ... (performer: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
  Breaking Bad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Mandala (2009) ... (performer: "Electricity in my Bones" - uncredited) / (writer: "Electricity in my Bones" - uncredited)
 2009 Different from Whom (performer: "Honey Love")
 2009 Qwerty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.19 (2009) ... (performer: "Kissing in the Back Row of the Movies")
 2008 Lymelife (performer: "Bells of St. Mary's")
 2008 Made in Italy (performer: "This Magic Moment")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Soprano Home Movies (2007) ... (performer: "This Magic Moment" - uncredited)
 2006 Cashback ("What Else Is There?")
 2006 Superman Returns (performer: "Quando, Quando, Quando")
 2005 Cheap (performer: "There Goes My Baby")
 2005 Lost (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Hugo (2005) ... (performer: "Up On the Roof")
 2005 Pitbullterje (performer: "White Christmas")
 2005 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Say Something (2005) ... (performer: "Under the Boardwalk" - uncredited)
 2004 No Regrets (performer: "Save The Last Dance For Me")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Under the Boardwalk")
 2001-2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- All Better Now (2002) ... (performer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
- Running to Stand Still (2001) ... (performer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (performer: "I Count The Tears")
 2000 Bounce (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2000 Steal This Movie (performer: "America the Beautiful" - as Bill Pickney & The Original Drifters)
 1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas (performer: "White Christmas")
 1998 Simon Birch (performer: "Up on the Roof")
 1997 As Good as It Gets (performer: "BALTIMORE")
 1996 7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Now You See Me (1996) ... (performer: "Up On the Roof")
 1996 Shall We Dance? (performer: "Save the Last Dance for Me")
 1995 Let It Be Me (performer: "Dance With Me")
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rise from the Dead (1995) ... (performer: "Under the Boardwalk" - uncredited)
 1994-1995 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (performer: "Please Stay" - uncredited)
- Variation 18 (1994) ... (performer: "Please Stay" - uncredited)
- Seite 17 (1994) ... (performer: "Please Stay" - uncredited)
 1994 Mixed Nuts (performer: "White Christmas")
 1994 The Santa Clause (performer: "White Christmas")
 1994 There Goes My Baby (performer: "There Goes My Baby", "Dance with Me")
 1994 Andre (performer: "This Magic Moment")
 1993 The Sandlot (performer: "This Magic Moment", "There Goes My Baby")
 1993 Twenty Bucks (performer: "Money Honey")
 1991 Lucky Luke (performer: "This Magic Moment")
 1991 The American Experience (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Coney Island (1991) ... (performer: "Under the Boardwalk")
 1990 Home Alone (performer: "White Christmas")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "Bells of St. Marys")
 1989/I Shag (performer: "Up on the Roof", "Under the Boardwalk")
 1988 Under the Boardwalk ("Under The Boardwalk") / (performer: "Under The Boardwalk")
 1987 Frank's Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Food Fight (1987) ... (performer: "Money Honey")
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "UNDER THE BOARDWALK")
 1987 The Big Town (performer: "RUBY BABY")
 1987 Computer Beach Party (performer: "Under The Boardwalk")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (performer: "Save the Last Dance For Me")
 1987 Dirty Dancing (performer: "Some Kind of Wonderful")
 1987 Making Mr. Right (performer: "This Magic Moment")
 1984 Who's the Boss? (TV Series) (performer: "Up On The Roof")
 1980 The Hollywood Knights (performer: "Under the Boardwalk")
 1979 The Bitch (performer: "Pour Your Little Heart Out")
 1978 American Hot Wax (performer: "There Goes My Baby")
 1978 Fingers (performer: "There Goes My Baby")
 1976-1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 January 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "You're More Than a Number (In My Little Red Book)")
- Episode dated 6 January 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "You're More Than a Number (In My Little Red Book)")
- Episode dated 23 September 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "Every Night's a Saturday Night With You")
- Episode dated 1 April 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "Hello Happiness")
 1974 Alice in the Cities (performer: "Under the Boardwalk")
 1965 It's What's Happening, Baby! (TV Movie) (performer: "Up on the Roof")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.27 (1965) ... (performer: "At the Club")
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Members have included Ben E. King, Clyde McPhatter, Bill Pinkney, Rudy Lewis, Ronn David McPhatter, Chuck Cockerham, Richard Knight Dunbar, Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher, Willie Ferbee, Walter Adams, Charlie Thomas, Doc Green, Bearie Hobbs, Charlie Evans, Eugene Pearson, Johnny Terry, Johnny Moore. See more »

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