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Joni James

Joni James was born on September 22, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Giovanna Carmella Babbo. She was previously married to Gen. Bernard A. Schriever (Ret) and Tony Acquaviva. See full bio »
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 1997 L.A. Confidential (performer: "How Important Can It Be" (1955))
 1987 Broken Noses (Documentary) ("Too Young")
 1982 Porky's ("Why Don't You Believe Me")
 1960 The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Five Pennies")
 1956 The Maverick Queen (performer: "The Maverick Queen")
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 1956 The Maverick Queen
Joni James - Title Song Singer
 1954 The Red Buttons Show (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode dated 4 January 1954 (1954) ... Guest Performer
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 2001 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand (TV Special documentary)
Herself
 1965 ABC's Nightlife (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 14 July 1965 (1965) ... Herself
 1962 Here's Hollywood (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #2.115 (1962) ... Herself
 1960 The 32nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Performer
 1953-1959 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Herself / Singer
- Episode #13.7 (1959) ... Singer
- Episode #10.37 (1957) ... Herself
- Episode #7.41 (1954) ... Herself
- Episode #6.19 (1953) ... Herself
 1958-1959 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #3.1 (1959) ... Herself
- Episode #2.6 (1958) ... Herself
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... Herself
 1958 The Jimmy Dean Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #2.13 (1958) ... Herself
 1956-1958 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Episode #3.37 (1958) ... Herself - Singer
- Episode #3.26 (1958) ... Herself - Singer
- Episode #2.2 (1956) ... Herself - Singer
 1956 The Julius LaRosa Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #2.2 (1956) ... Herself
 1956 The Arthur Murray Party (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #6.7 (1956) ... Herself
 1955 Frankie Laine Time (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... Herself
 1954 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Episode #2.13 (1954) ... Herself
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Sang two songs that went to No. 2 on the American Top 40 list - "Your Cheatin' Heart" in 1953 and "How Important Can It Be" in 1955. See more »

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