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Sylvia Dee (1914–1967)

Songwriter ("Chickery Chick", "My Sugar is So Refined", "Too Young" {Michael TV Radio award] ) and author, educated at the University of Michigan. She was a copywriter for a newspaper in Rochester, New York, and wrote a number of short stories as well as the Broadway stage scores for "Barefoot Boy With Cheek". Joining ASCAP in 1943, her musical ... See full bio »

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 2014 Tammy (writer: "Bring Me Sunshine")
 2014 Matzav Ha'Uma (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.18 (2014) ... (music: "Sof HaOlam")
 2013 My Apocalypse: Chapter 2 - Easy Way Out (Video short) (lyrics: "End of the World")
 2013 Granite Flats (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Something Dangerous (2013) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
- The Wrong Man (2013) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
- Re-assembly (2013) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
- Bonds (2013) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
- Talking (2013) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
 2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tommy Emmanuel (2013) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
 2010 Neds (writer: "Bring Me Sunshine")
 2010 The Crazies (writer: "Bring Me Sunshine")
 2010 Legion (writer: "The End of the World")
 2009 Pirate Radio (lyrics: "End of the World" (1962))
 2008 The Business Trip (Short) (writer: "Bring me sunshine")
 2007-2008 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Slipping (2008) ... (writer: "The End of the World")
- Boy Crazy (2007) ... (writer: "The End of the World")
 2008 An American Affair (writer: "The End of the World")
 2005 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Kate Did (2005) ... (writer: "The End of the World" - uncredited)
 2005 Daltry Calhoun (writer: "The End of the World")
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (writer: "End of the World")
 2001 Disco Pigs (writer: "Bring Me Sunshine")
 2001 An American Rhapsody (lyrics: "The End of the World" (1962) - as Sylvia Lee)
 1999 Cotton Mary (writer: "Too Young")
 1999 Girl, Interrupted (writer: "The End of the World")
 1995 Life 101 (Video) (lyrics: "The End of the World")
 1994 Spider & Rose (writer: "Too Young")
 1993 Matinee (writer: "The End Of The World")
 1989 The Karen Carpenter Story (TV Movie) (writer: "The End of the World")
 1984 Lemon Popsicle 5: Baby Love (writer: "The End of the World")
 1978 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Skeeter Davis (1978) ... (writer: "The End of the World")
 1976 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.6 (1976) ... (writer: "The End of the World")
 1965 Fanfare (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1965) ... (writer: "The End of the World")
 1961 Blue Hawaii (writer: "Moonlight Swim")
 1961 Teenage Millionaire (writer: "Somebody Nobody Wants")
 1959 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.19 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Too Young" - uncredited)
  The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- Episode #2.4 (1957) ... (writer: "My Sugar Is So Refined" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.8 (1956) ... (lyrics: "A House with Love in It" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.6 (1956) ... (lyrics: "Too Young")
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave (writer: "My Sugar Is So Refined")
 1952 Ikiru (lyrics: "Too Young" - uncredited)
 1952 Nat 'King' Cole and Joe Adams Orchestra (Short) (lyrics: "Too Young")
 1946 Community Sing: Chickery Chick (Short) (lyrics: "Chickery Chick")
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Show Show Music department (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Books: "And Never Been Kissed"; "Dear Guest and Ghost" (also short stories).

Alternate Names:

Josephine Moore Proffitt

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At the time of her death, she was married to Dr. Jere B. Faison, a New York gynecologist.

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