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Buddy Holly (1936–1959)


Buddy Holly was born on September 7, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Charles Hardin Holley. He is known for his work on Mr. Nobody (2009), Big Fish (2003) and Evil (2003). He was married to Maria Elena Santiago. He died on February 3, 1959 in Clear Lake, Iowa, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Mr. Nobody Soundtrack
(2009)
Big Fish Soundtrack
(2003)
Evil Soundtrack
(2003)
(2011)

Filmography

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 2020 That Animal Rescue Show (TV Series documentary) (It's So Easy - 1 episode)
- Battitude (2020) ... (It's So Easy: written by)
 2020/II Dream (music & songs by)
 2013 The Beatles: Words of Love (Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: AT&T/Blackberry Torch cell phone (song used: "Every Day") See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 14 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Buddy Holly & the Crickets

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Spouse:

Maria Elena Santiago  (his death)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Lyrics: "Crying, waiting, hoping, that you'll come back / I just can't seem to get you off my mind / Crying, waiting, hoping, that you'll come back / You're the one I love and I think you all the time". See more »

Trivia:

He made his final television appearance on October 28, 1958 with The Crickets on American Bandstand (1952), performing "It's So Easy". See more »

Trademark:

Wore horn rimmed black glasses See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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