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Laura Branigan (1952–2004)


Laura Branigan was born on July 3, 1952 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. She was married to Laurence Ross Kruteck. She died on August 26, 2004 in East Quogue, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

Ghostbusters Soundtrack
(1984)
Flashdance Soundtrack
(1983)
Coming to America Soundtrack
(1988)
I, Tonya Soundtrack
(2017)

Filmography

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 2018 Gloria Bell (performer: "Gloria")
 2018 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... (performer: "Gloria")
 2018 American Crime Story (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Descent (2018) ... (performer: "Self Control" - uncredited)
- Manhunt (2018) ... (performer: "Gloria" - uncredited)
 2017 South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Splatty Tomato (2017) ... (performer: "Gloria")
 2017 Scorpion (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sci Hard (2017) ... (performer: "Gloria")
  Mr. Robot (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- eps3.0_power-saver-mode.h (2017) ... (performer: "Over You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Over You" - uncredited)
 2017 I, Tonya (performer: "Gloria")
 2015 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Someone Like You (2015) ... (performer: "Gloria" - uncredited)
 2015 Le mirage (performer: "Self Control")
 2015 Car Share (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (performer: "Gloria")
 2014 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Trip to the Moon/Charlie Chaplin (2014) ... (performer: "Gloria")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Algo que esconder (2014) ... (performer: "Self Control" - uncredited)
 2012 The Killing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ghosts of the Past (2012) ... (performer: "Gloria" - uncredited)
 2007 Midnight Heat (performer: "Self Control")
 2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the Bachelor Pad (2007) ... (performer: "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You")
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shuffle, Ball Change (2007) ... (performer: "Self Control")
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Of Ice and Men (2006) ... (performer: "Gloria 2004 - Prodygee & Davis Radio Mix")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) ("Gloria", uncredited)
 2006 The Lather Effect (performer: "Gloria")
 2005 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eva Longoria/Korn (2005) ... (performer: "Gloria" - uncredited)
 2003 I Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1982 (2003) ... (performer: "Gloria")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) ("Self Control", uncredited)
 1989 The Preppie Murder (TV Movie) (performer: "Self Control")
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series) (performer: "I Believe")
 1988 Coming to America (performer: "Come Into My Life")
 1988 Salsa (performer: "The Magic of Your Love")
 1987 Sábado noche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 October 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "Self Control", "Shattered Glass", "Over Love")
 1986 Killer Party (performer: "The Lucky One")
 1986 Violets Are Blue... (performer: "One Day")
 1984-1985 Hittimittari (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1985) ... (performer: "Self Control")
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (performer: "Self Control")
 1985 The Magic of David Copperfield VII: Familiares (TV Special) (performer: "Breaking Out")
 1985 Hollywood Wives (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Hollywood Wives")
 1984 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Great McCarthy (1984) ... (performer: "Self Control" - uncredited)
 1984 Body Rock (performer: "Sharpshooter")
 1984 Ghostbusters (performer: "Hot Night")
 1984 Automan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Murder MTV (1984) ... (performer: "Hot Night", "Gloria", "Satisfaction" - uncredited)
 1983 An Uncommon Love (TV Movie) ("The Lucky One")
 1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer (TV Movie) (performer: "Gloria")
 1983 Flashdance (performer: "Imagination", "Gloria")
 1982-1983 CHiPs (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Fox Trap (1983) ... (performer: "Gloria", "Down Like a Rock")
- Head Over Heels (1982) ... (performer: "A Love Until The End of Time")
 1983 Love Is Forever (TV Movie) (performer: "Love Is Forever", "Passion and Valor")
 1982 In Love with an Older Woman (TV Movie) ("Don't Show Your Love")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Performed the role of Janis Joplin in the New York City musical "Love, Janis" (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I want to touch people's hearts, to get right down to their souls.

Trivia:

After she died of a brain aneurysm in her sleep, brother Marc Branigan said she had complained to a friend of having a continual headache for about two weeks before she died, but had not sought medical attention. See more »

Trademark:

Had an onstage habit of brushing her hair back with one hand, while singing See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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