Fats Domino (1928–2017)


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Antoine Dominique Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 - October 24, 2017), known as Fats Domino, was an American pianist and singer-songwriter. One of the pioneers of rock and roll music, Domino sold more than 65 million records. Born in New Orleans to a French Creole family, Domino signed to Imperial Records in 1949. His first single "The Fat Man" is ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Blues Brothers Soundtrack
(1980)
12 Monkeys Soundtrack
(1995)
Colors Soundtrack
(1988)
Road House Soundtrack
(1989)

Filmography

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 1980 Any Which Way You Can
Fats Domino (uncredited)
 1962 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Singer
- Episode #15.25 (1962) ... Singer
 1958 The Big Beat
Fats Domino
 1956 Shake, Rattle & Rock!
Fats Domino
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Other Works:

Had #1 song: "I'm Walkin'" (Imperial) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Rosemary Hall  (her death)  (8 children)
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Personal Quote:

Lyrics: They call, they call me the fat man / 'Cause I weight two hundred pounds / All the girls they love me / 'Cause I know my way around. See more »

Trivia:

Although never really in the mainstream of early rock and roll, he was one of the most influential singers in rock. He was one of the biggest stars of rock and roll in the 1950s and one of the first rhythm and blues artists to gain popularity with white audiences. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive smooth baritone voice

Nickname:

The King of Rock 'n' Roll See more »

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