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Nat 'King' Cole (1919–1965)


Nat King Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles at Montgomery, Alabama. He received music lessons from his mother and his family moved to Chicago when he was only five, where his father Edward James Coles was a minister at the True Light Baptist Church and later Pastor of the First Baptist Church. At 12 he was playing the church organ and at 14 he ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Nat King Cole Show
The Nat King Cole Show Himself - Host
(1956-1957)
Watchmen
Watchmen Soundtrack
(2009)
Grumpy Old Men
Grumpy Old Men Soundtrack
(1993)
End of Days
End of Days Soundtrack
(1999)

Filmography

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 2018 Pose (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Giving and Receiving (2018) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2018 Ambulance (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.2 (2018) ... (performer: "Happy New Year" - uncredited)
 2018 The Good Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Best Self (2018) ... (performer: "Unforgettable" - uncredited)
 2018 The Tunnel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (2018) ... (performer: "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" - uncredited)
 2017 Golic and Wingo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (2017) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" - uncredited)
 2017 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Thank You and Good Night (2017) ... (performer: "It's Only a Paper Moon" - uncredited)
 2017 Gregory Porter's Popular Voices (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crooners & Co (2017) ... (performer: "Let There Be Love", "Smile", "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 2017 Popular Voices at the BBC (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crooners at the BBC (2017) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
 2017 Stuck on You (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Magnificent Obsession" - uncredited)
 2017 Greenleaf (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Pearl (2017) ... (performer: "Three Little Words")
- Two by Two (2017) ... (performer: "Three Little Words")
 2017 Crashing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Barking (2017) ... (performer: "The Sidewalks of New York")
 2017 Love Locks (TV Movie) (performer: "L-O-V-E" - uncredited)
 2017 Feud (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (performer: "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes))
 2016 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Meet the Patels (2016) ... (performer: "L-O-V-E")
 2016 The 25 Songs of Christmas (TV Movie) (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2016 This Is Us (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Best Washing Machine in the Whole World (2016) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - uncredited)
 2016 I Am Not Your Negro (Documentary) (performer: "Route 66")
 2015-2016 Person of Interest (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- A More Perfect Union (2016) ... (performer: "Love Is The Thing")
- Terra Incognita (2015) ... (performer: "Happy New Year" - uncredited)
 2016 The First Monday in May (Documentary) (performer: "Stardust")
 2008-2016 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Love Is in the N2-O2-Ar-CO2-Ne-He-CH4 (2016) ... (performer: "Stardust" - uncredited)
- Love, Springfieldian Style (2008) ... (performer: "L-O-V-E" - uncredited)
 2016 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.2 (2016) ... (performer: "Quizás, Quizás, Quizás (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps)" - uncredited)
 2016 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (Documentary) (performer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" written by nm0170713 & nm0590030)
 2013-2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 December 2015 (2015) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 22 December 2015 (2015) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)")
- Episode dated 19 December 2013 (2013) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" - uncredited)
 2015/I Joy (performer: "Solamente Una Vez (You Belong To Me)", "Winter Wonderland", "A House With Love In It")
 2015 Fallout 4 (Video Game) (performer: "Orange Colored Sky")
 2015 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I'll Wed You in the Golden Summertime (2015) ... (performer: "L-O-V-E (French Version)" - uncredited)
 2015/II Sophia (Short) (performer: "Airiness a la Nat")
 2015 De nærmeste (performer: "Aquellos Ojos Verdes", "Maria Elena")
 2014 Hockney (Documentary) (performer: "L-O-V-E")
 2012-2014 Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Cincuenta y siete años y un día (2014) ... (performer: "Ansiedad")
- Sorpresas (2012) ... (performer: "I Love You for Sentimental Reasons")
 2014 Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark (Documentary) ("Love is a Many Splendored Thing") / (performer: "I'm Lost", "Little Joe from Chicago", "Magic Window", "My Kinda Love", "Nature Boy", "Smile", "Stardust", "Sweet Lorraine", "Unforgettable") / (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 2014 Meet the Patels (Documentary) (performer: "L-O-V-E")
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (performer: "The Christmas Song" - as Nat King Cole)
 2013 The Blacklist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Stewmaker (No. 161) (2013) ... (performer: "Smile" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #21.134 (2013) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.79 (2011) ... (performer: "Nature Boy")
 2013 42 (writer: "Straighten Up And Fly Right")
 2013 Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Valentine's Day in Quahog (2013) ... (performer: "L.O.V.E.")
 2013 Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (Documentary) (performer: "It's Only A Paper Moon")
 2012 The Richest Songs in the World (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 2012 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- What to My Wondering Eyes (2012) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)" - uncredited)
 2012 Love Me Do: The Beatles '62 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Let There Be Love")
 2012 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Gliding Over All (2012) ... (performer: "Pick Yourself Up" - uncredited)
 2012 Jack Irish: Bad Debts (TV Movie) (performer: "The Very Thought of You")
 2012 Lotta & die großen Erwartungen (TV Movie) (performer: "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps)" - as Nat King Cole, uncredited)
 2011-2012 New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tomatoes (2012) ... (performer: "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" - uncredited)
- Wedding (2011) ... (performer: "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" - uncredited)
 2012 Magnifica presenza (performer: "Perfidia")
 2008-2012 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #8.8 (2012) ... (performer: "Yo vendo unos ojos negros")
- Episode #8.2 (2012) ... (performer: "Ansiedad")
- Episode #5.4 (2009) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
- Episode #4.1 (2008) ... (performer: "María Elena")
- Episode #2.7 (2008) ... (performer: "Aquellos ojos verdes")
 2012 Als je verliefd wordt (performer: "When I Fall In Love")
 2012 Pan Am (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- New Frontiers (2012) ... (performer: "I Got Love" - uncredited)
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2011 Kirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kirstie's Home for Christmas (2011) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 2011 My Week with Marilyn (performer: "You Stepped Out of a Dream", "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes) - as Nat King Cole)
 2011 Bienvenue à bord (performer: "L.O.V.E.")
 2011 Hung (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Don't Give Up on Detroit or Hung Like a Horse (2011) ... (performer: "More and More of Your Amor (Bittersweet Remix)" - uncredited)
 2011 Shirley (TV Movie) (writer: "Calypso Blues")
 2011 I Don't Know How She Does It (performer: "L-O-V-E" - as Nat King Cole)
 2011 Violet & Daisy (performer: "Answer Me, My Love")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The British Grand Prix: Qualifying (2011) ... (performer: "Let There Be Love" - uncredited)
 2011 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 8 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (performer: "Nature Boy")
 2010 Olivia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Olivia's Christmas Surprise/Olivia Builds a Snowlady (2010) ... (performer: "Deck The Halls" - uncredited)
 2010 Oca (performer: "Nature Boy")
 2010 Fallout: New Vegas (Video Game) (performer: "Love Me Though There Were No Tomorrow")
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (writer: "STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT" - uncredited)
 2010 Treme (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shallow Water, Oh Mama (2010) ... (performer: "I Was a Little Too Lonely" - uncredited)
 2010 California's Gold (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Catalina Casino (2010) ... (performer: "Avalon" - uncredited)
 2010/I Valentine's Day (performer: "Te Quiero, Dijiste" - as Nat King Cole)
 2010 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Glamorous Life (2010) ... (performer: " (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" - uncredited)
 2010 Leap Year (performer: "MORE AND MORE OF YOUR AMOR")
 2009 Prep & Landing (TV Short) (performer: "The Christmas Song" - as Nat King Cole)
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Earthling (2009) ... (performer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - uncredited) / (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - uncredited)
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Dream", "Save the Bones for Henry Jones", "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes))
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 18 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Almost Like Being in Love" - uncredited)
 2009 La chica de ayer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2009) ... (performer: "The More I See You")
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (performer: "L O V E" - as Nat King Cole)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.120 (2009) ... (performer: "Walkin' My Baby Back Home")
 2009 Watchmen (performer: "Unforgettable" - as Nat King Cole)
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.9 (2009) ... (performer: "Smile")
- Episode #4.10 (2009) ... (performer: "Smile")
 2009 Dieta mediterránea (performer: "Ay, cosita linda")
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Pin Up Girl (2008) ... (performer: "Somewhere Along The Way", "Can't I?")
- Shore Leave (2008) ... (performer: "Mona Lisa")
 2008 Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Mountain King (2008) ... (performer: "Deck the Halls" - uncredited)
 2008 The Express (performer: "Send For Me")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.3 (2008) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - uncredited)
 2008 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hearts Will Go On (2008) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
 2007 How About You... (performer: "Let There Be Love")
 2007 The War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945 (2007) ... (performer: "If You Can't Smile and Say Yes (Please Don't Cry and Say No)")
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Cannes Kids (2007) ... (performer: "L.O.V.E. (Je Ne Pepartrai Pas)" - uncredited)
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Take Me as I Am (2007) ... (performer: "Stay as Sweet as You Are" - uncredited)
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (performer: "L O V E" - as Nat King Cole)
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Blue Comet (2007) ... (performer: "Ramblin' Rose" - uncredited)
 2007 Hotel Babylon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2007 Dlaczego nie! (performer: "When I Fall in Love")
 2006 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lose the Boss? (2006) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song, Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire" - uncredited)
 2006 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dance with the Dead (2006) ... (performer: "For All We Know")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- World's Best Love Songs (2006) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
 2006 Running with Scissors (performer: "Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps)" (1947), "Stardust" (1927) - as Nat King Cole)
 2006 Steps (Short) (performer: "Ballerina")
 2006 Love and Other Disasters (performer: "L.O.V.E." - as Nat King Cole)
 2006 Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Star Dust")
 2006 Take the Lead (performer: "Fascination")
 2006 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #9 - Bigband (2006) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 2006 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2006) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
 2005 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2005) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You)")
 2005 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- One Angry Veronica (2005) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Performance Show: Big Band (2005) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 2005 Little Manhattan (performer: "The Very Thought Of You")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everyone's Waiting (2005) ... (performer: "What'll I Do" - uncredited)
 2005 Wah-Wah (performer: "Stay As Sweet As You Are")
 2005 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Round Five (2005) ... ("Let There Be Love")
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2005) (music - 1 episode, 2005)
- Episode dated 22 April 2005 (2005) ... (lyrics: "Strighten Up and Fly Right") / (music: "Strighten Up and Fly Right")
 2002-2004 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 December 2004 (2004) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
- Christmas Day 2002: Part 1 (2002) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 2004 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rosenkrieg (2004) ... (performer: "Unforgettable")
 2004 School for Seduction (performer: "Cappucina/Permettete Signorina" - as Nat King Cole)
 2004/I Ray (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - as Nat King Cole)
 2004 Suwingu gâruzu (performer: "L. O. V. E.")
 2004 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 Performances (2004) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
  The 4400 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- The New and Improved Carl Morrissey (2004) ... (performer: "Mona Lisa" - uncredited) / (writer: "Mona Lisa" - uncredited)
 2004 2046 (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (performer: "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" - as Nat King Cole)
  The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Piano Blues (2003) ... (performer: "It's Better to Be Yourself") / (writer: "It's Better to Be Yourself")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 7: Big Band Hits (2003) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 2003 Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (Documentary) (performer: "Avalon" (1920))
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2002 Ah! Si j'étais riche (performer: "Smile")
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Humilithon (2002) ... (performer: "Papa Loves Mambo")
 2002 À la folie... pas du tout (performer: "L.O.V.E.")
 2002 The Rookie (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 2001 The Majestic (performer: "Orange Colored Sky", "I Remember You")
 2001 One Night with Robbie Williams (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 2001 Corky Romano (performer: "L O V E")
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie) (performer: "Walkin' My Baby Back Home')
 2001 Frasier (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sliding Frasiers (2001) ... (performer: "I'm Through With Love" - uncredited)
 2000 In the Mood for Love (performer: "Aquellos Ojos Verdes", "Te Quiero Dijiste", "Quizás, Quizás, Quizás", "Li-Zhen's Dialogue / Te Quiero Dijiste (Magic Is The Moonlight)", "Maria Elena", "Solamente Una Vez (You Belong To My Heart)")
 2000 Jack of All Trades (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Once You Go Jack... (2000) ... ("L-O-V-E")
 1999 Liberty Heights (performer: "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup" - as Nat King Cole)
 1999 End of Days (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 1998 I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (performer: "Nature Boy")
 1998 Rounders (performer: "That's The Kind Of Girl I Dream Of")
 1998 Wrongfully Accused (performer: "When I Fall In Love" - as Nat King Cole)
 1998 The Parent Trap (performer: "L O V E")
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- We Have Cleared the Tower (1998) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - as Nat King Cole)
- 1968 (1998) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - as Nat King Cole)
 1998 Primary Colors (performer: "UNFORGETTABLE" - as Nat King Cole)
 1997 British Men Behaving Badly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jingle B***s! (1997) ... (performer: "The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot")
 1997 As Good as It Gets (performer: "FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS (I LOVE YOU)" - as Nat King Cole)
 1997 Stag (performer: "How Does It Feel")
 1997 That Old Feeling (performer: "Love")
 1997 Private Parts (performer: "Pretend" - as Nat King Cole)
 1996 101 Dalmatians (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 1996 Jingle All the Way (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 1996 Dear God (as Nat King Cole, "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 1996 Faithful (performer: "Let's Face The Music And Dance" - as Nat King Cole)
 1996 Unforgettable (performer: "Unforgettable" - as Nat King Cole)
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (performer: "Almost Like Being In Love")
 1995 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One with Phoebe's Dad (1995) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 1995 Golden Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "Straighten Up and Fly Right") / (music: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 1995 The American President (performer: "Deck the Halls" - uncredited)
 1995 Home for the Holidays (performer: "Candy", "The Very Thought of You")
 1995 Three Wishes (performer: "A Blossom Fell")
 1993-1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Professional Man (1995) ... (performer: "Bring Another Drink", "Please Consider Me")
- I'll Be Waiting (1993) ... (performer: "The Way You Look Tonight")
 1995 The Tuskegee Airmen (TV Movie) (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
 1994 ER (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blizzard (1994) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song" - uncredited)
 1994 I Like It Like That (performer: "L-O-V-E" - as Nat King Cole)
 1994 With Honors (performer: "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)")
 1994 The Ref (arranger: "O Little Town Of Bethlehem", "Adeste Fidelis") / (performer: "The Christmas Song", "O Little Town Of Bethlehem", "Adeste Fidelis")
 1993 Kung kailangan mo ako (performer: "Unforgetable")
 1993 Grumpy Old Men (arranger: "O Holy Night", "Joy to the World") / (performer: "O Holy Night", "Joy to the World")
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (performer: "Stardust")
 1993 Torch Song (TV Movie) (performer: "When I Fall in Love")
 1988-1993 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Reunion (1993) ... (performer: "Love Is Here to Stay" - uncredited)
- The Ties That Bind (1990) ... (performer: "At Last" - uncredited)
- Cocoa and Sympathy (1990) ... (performer: "Unforgettable" - uncredited)
- Pottery Will Get You Nowhere (1989) ... (performer: "When I Fall In Love")
- Angel (1988) ... (performer: "For Sentimental Reasons")
 1993 La ardilla roja (performer: "Let There Be Love")
 1993 This Boy's Life (performer: "Smile")
 1993 El amante bilingüe (performer: "Perfidia")
 1993 Untamed Heart (performer: "Nature Boy")
 1993 Groundhog Day (performer: "Almost Like Being in Love" - as Nat King Cole)
 1992 That Night (performer: "Let There Be Love")
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1992) (performer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Split Personality (1992) ... (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right")
- And All Through the House (1989) ... (performer: "The Christmas Song")
 1992 The Long Day Closes (performer: "Stardust")
 1992 Home Improvement (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Birds of a Feather Flock to Taylor (1992) ... (performer: "When I Fall in Love" - uncredited)
 1991 Guilty by Suspicion (performer: "STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT") / (writer: "STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT")
 1990 The Freshman (performer: "MONA LISA")
 1990 Quick Change (performer: "L-O-V-E")
 1989 Lágrimas al desayuno (Short) ("El bodeguero")
 1989 The Last Winter (performer: "Smile")
 1989 Strapless (performer: "When I Fall In Love")
 1989 See You in the Morning (performer: "When I Fall in Love")
 1989 Scandal ("Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer")
 1987 Tin Men (performer: "Sweet Lorraine")
 1986 Un hombre de éxito (performer: "El bodeguero")
 1986 Mona Lisa (performer: "MONA LISA", "WHEN I FALL IN LOVE")
 1982 My Favorite Year (performer: "Stardust" (1927))
 1982 The World According to Garp (performer: "There Will Never Be Another You")
 1980 Raging Bull (performer: "Mona Lisa" (1949))
 1980 Caboblanco (performer: "The Very Thought Of You")
 1978 Fedora (performer: "Tenderly" - uncredited)
 1975 Smile (performer: "Smile" (1936))
 1973 Badlands (performer: "A BLOSSOM FELL")
 1973 Some Call It Loving ("The Very Thought of You")
 1965 Cat Ballou (performer: "The Ballad of Cat Ballou" - uncredited)
 1964 Felicia (performer: "Felicia")
 1964 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1964) ... (performer: "A Lovely Way to Spend An Evening", "My True Carrie, Love", "It's Only a Paper Moon", "Unforgettable", "Day In, Day Out", "Mary Don't You Weep", "Get On Board")
 1964 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Nat King Cole, Guest (1964) ... (performer: "Day In, Day Out", "When I Fall In Love", "Sweet Sue" - uncredited)
 1963 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1963) ... (performer: "Get Me to the Church on Time", "The Christmas Song", "Jingle Bells", "Let There Be Peace on Earth" - uncredited)
 1963 An Evening with Nat King Cole (TV Movie) (performer: "Unforgettable")
 1963 In the Cool of the Day (performer: "In the Cool of the Day")
 1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Dinah Shore Show (1961) ... (performer: "I Won't Twist", "Where Did Everyone Go?", "Feel So Low Down and Sad", "Every Time I Feel the Spirit", "The Story of Alice", "Ain't We Got Fun" - uncredited)
 1961 Wild is Love (TV Movie) (performer: "Wild is Love", "Hundreds and Thousands of Girls", "It's a Beautiful Evening", "Are You Disenchanted?", "Pick Up", "Beggar for the Blues", "In Love Again", "Stay With It", "He Who Hesitates", "Wild is Love (Finale)")
 1960 Schlager-Raketen (performer: "Mona Lisa")
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Academy Award Songs (1960) ... (performer: "Mona Lisa", "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening", "Lullaby of Broadway", "The Five Pennies" - uncredited)
  Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1959) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1959)
- Episode #12.4 (1959) ... (performer: "The Continental", "Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries", "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive", "Cielito lindo", "Tumbling Tumbleweeds", "Git Along, Little Dogies" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.19 (1959) ... (lyrics: "Madrid" - uncredited) / (performer: "Madrid", "Give Me Your Love", "Nature Boy", "Too Young", "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)" - uncredited)
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frankie Laine Sings for Gina (1959) ... (writer: "That Ain't Right")
 1958 St. Louis Blues (performer: "Morning Star", "Careless Love", "Saint Louis Blues")
 1956-1957 The Nat King Cole Show (TV Series) (performer - 25 episodes)
- Episode #3.12 (1957) ... (performer: "Love Is Sweeping the Country" (uncredited), "Sayonara", "Lullaby of the Leaves" (uncredited), "I Want to Be Happy" (uncredited), "If I Had You" (uncredited), "I'll String Along with You" (uncredited), "Sweet Lorraine" (uncredited), "Sweet Adeline" (uncredited), "Opus One" (uncredited), "These Foolish Things")
- Episode #3.3 (1957) ... (performer: "Little Girl", "I'm Going to Write Myself a Letter" (uncredited), "Raintree County", "The Muskrat Ramble", "Stardust")
- Episode #2.9 (1957) ... (performer: "It's a Good Day", "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter" (uncredited), "With You on My Mind", "How High the Moon" (uncredited), "Makin' Whoopee" (uncredited), "There's a Gold Mine in the Sky)
- Episode #2.6 (1957) ... (performer: "Valentine", "Pigalle", "C'est si bon", "The River Seine" (La Seine), "Passing by" (Vous qui Passez sans me Voir))
- Episode #2.4 (1957) ... (performer: "Taking a Chance on Love" (uncredited), "Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much", "It's Only a Paper Moon", "Somewhere Along the Way" (uncredited), "Beyond the Blue Horizon")
 1957 Raintree County (performer: "Raintree County")
 1957 China Gate (performer: "China Gate")
 1957 Istanbul (performer: "I WAS A LITTLE TOO LONELY", "WHEN I FALL IN LOVE")
 1956 Autumn Leaves (performer: "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes))
 1956 The Scarlet Hour (performer: "Never Let Me Go")
 1955 Rhythm and Blues Revue (Documentary) (performer: "Calypso Blues") / (writer: "Calypso Blues")
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Stars Over Harlem ... (performer: "Calypso Girl")
- Showtime in Harlem ... (performer: "You Call It Madness")
- Revue in Rhythm ... (performer: "The Trouble with Me Is You")
- Downbeat Revue ... (performer: "I Love You for Sentimental Reasons")
- All Star Review ... (performer: "Route 66")
 1955 The Nat 'King' Cole Musical Story (Short) (performer: "Sweet Lorraine", "Route 66", "Pretend", "That's My Girl")
 1955 Rock 'n' Roll Revue (Short) (performer: "The Trouble With Me Is You")
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly (performer: "Rather Have the Blues")
 1954 The Adventures of Hajji Baba (performer: "Hajji Baba (Persian Lament)")
 1953 Small Town Girl (performer: "My Flaming Heart" - uncredited)
 1953 The Blue Gardenia (performer: "Blue Gardenia")
 1952 Nat 'King' Cole and Joe Adams Orchestra (Short) (performer: "Too Young", "Destination Moon", "That's My Girl")
 1951 Calypso Blues (Short) (writer: "Calypso Blues" - as Nathaniel Cole)
 1951 Nature Boy (Short) (performer: "Nature Boy")
 1951 When I Fall in Love (Short) (performer: "WHenI Fall in Love")
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom (performer: "The Trouble With Me is You")
 1948 Killer Diller (lyrics: "Ooh, Kickeroonie") / (music: "Breezy and the Bass", "Ooh, Kickeroonie")
 1948 The Fight Never Ends (writer: "Call the Police")
 1946 Make Mine Music (performer: "Tres Palabras" - uncredited)
 1946 Breakfast in Hollywood (writer: "It's Better To Be By Yourself")
 1945 Her Lucky Night (writer: "Straighten Up and Fly Right" - as Nat Cole)
 1944 Is You Is, or Is You Ain't My Baby? (Short) (performer: "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?")
 1943 Here Comes Elmer (writer: "Straighten Up Fly Right")
 1943 Stormy Weather (music: "That Ain't Right" (1941) - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: His musical, "Unforgettable--The Nat King Cole Story," was performed at the Garrick Theatre in London, England, with Clarke Peters, Donovan Carpenter, Edison Herbert and Adrian Reid in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nat King Cole | King Cole Trio | the King Cole Trio

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

[after his TV show was canceled due to lack of sponsors] Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark. See more »

Trivia:

Performed at President John F. Kennedy's inauguration on 20 January 1961. See more »

Trademark:

Raspy voice

Nickname:

King Cole

Star Sign:

Pisces

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