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Debby Boone


Debby Boone was born in Hackensack, New Jersey on September 22, 1956 to Pat Boone and Shirley Boone. The third of four daughters, Debby followed the success of her father when she rocketed to stardom with the #1 song "You Light Up My Life" in 1977, earning Debby a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. In the 1980s, Debby's work mostly consisted of ... See full bio »

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(1997)
Baywatch Nights Lorraine #1
(1995)
Swamp Thing Cathy Swanson / Young Irma
(1993)

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 2014 48 Hours (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Death at Soho House (2014) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 Home & Family (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Monica Potter/Debby Boone (2013) ... (performer: "Sleigh Ride", "Everybody Loves Somebody")
- Debby Boone/Marcus Allen/Rick Schwartz (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas Time is Here")
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone (2013) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life", "Baby, I'm Yours", "Desperado", "Are You On The Road To Loving Me Again", "Keep the Flame Burning")
 2012 Raising Hope (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jimmy's Fake Girlfriend (2012) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (performer: "You Light Up My Life")
 2006 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Round 4 (2006) ... ("You Light Up My Life")
 2005 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea (2005) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 2003 I Love the '70s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1977 (2003) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1995 Golden Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Promise")
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Married Marge (1991) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 1980 Betty Boop for President (Video) (performer: "May The Road Rise Up To Meet You")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Airplane Show (1980) ... (performer: "You Light Up My Life" - uncredited)
 1980 The Magic of David Copperfield III: Levitating Ferrari (TV Special) (performer: "You Light Up My Life")
 1979 Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (TV Movie) (performer: "Is There Room In Your World For Me'")
 1979 The 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "When You're Loved")
 1978 The Magic of Lassie (performer: "When You're Loved", "There'll Be Other Friday Nights", "Brass Rings And Daydreams", "Brass Rings and Daydreams")
 1978 Grease Day USA (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "God Knows" - uncredited)
 1978 Matilda (performer: "WHEN I'M WITH YOU, I'M FEELIN' GOOD")
 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "You Light Up My Life")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Childrens book (illustrated by husband Gabriel Ferrer): "Counting Blessings". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | 4 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Personal Quote:

It was basically playing pinball with my career. An obstacle would come, and I'd go off in another direction. [The Arizona Republic, March 4, 2007] See more »

Trivia:

Is arguably the most successful one-hit wonder of all time. Her recording of "You Light Up My Life" reached #1 in October 1977 and stayed there for 10 weeks, more than any song in the previous 21 years, yet she never had another Top 40 hit again. See more »

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