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Big Jim Sullivan (1941–2012)

Big Jim Sullivan was born on February 14, 1941 in Uxbridge, Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as James George Tomkins. He was an actor, known for A Life in the Death of Joe Meek, Shang-a-Lang (1975) and Thank Your Lucky Stars (1961). He was married to Norma. He died on October 2, 2012 in Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(age 71) in Surrey, England, UK

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Known For

Shang-a-Lang
Shang-a-Lang Himself - Resident guitarist
(1975)
Thank Your Lucky Stars
(1961)
This Is Tom Jones
This Is Tom Jones Himself / Resident musician: Guitarist
(1969-1971)

Filmography

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 1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Musician
- The Troubled Spirit (1976) ... Musician (uncredited)
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 1970 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.9 (1970) ... (performer: "Fancy Pickin'" - uncredited)
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 2010 The Steve Katsos Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Hard Rock (2010) ... Himself (as James Sullivan)
 1975 Shang-a-Lang (TV Series)
Himself - Resident guitarist
- Episode #1.13 (1975) ... Himself - Resident guitarist
- Episode #1.12 (1975) ... Himself - Resident guitarist
- Episode #1.11 (1975) ... Himself - Resident guitarist
- Episode #1.10 (1975) ... Himself - Resident guitarist
- Episode #1.9 (1975) ... Himself - Resident guitarist
 1971 Tom Jones: In Concert (TV Movie)
Himself
 1971 Tom Jones and the Stuff Dreams Are Made Of (TV Movie)
Himself
 1971 Tom Jones and Such Special Friends (TV Movie)
Himself
 1969-1971 This Is Tom Jones (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Resident musician: Guitarist
- Episode #3.16 (1971)
- Episode #3.15 (1971)
- Episode #3.14 (1971) ... Himself
- Episode #3.13 (1970) ... Himself
- Episode #3.12 (1970) ... Himself
 1961 Thank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #2.4 (1961) ... Himself
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 2014 Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Session Guitarist 1958-2012
 2013 The 55th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - In Memoriam
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Alternate Names:

James Sullivan
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Trivia:

He started playing the guitar when he was 14 and turned pro at 16. See more »

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Aquarius

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