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Lulu (I)


Born in Glasgow in 1948. As a teenager, she toured the northern clubs with her band, "the Luvvers". After her initial success with a cover of "Shout" reaching #7 in 1964, Lulu went on to establish herself as one of the biggest-selling British female singers of the 1960s. She made her film début in To Sir, with Love (1967), starring Sidney Poitier,... See full bio »

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Known For

To Sir, with Love
To Sir, with Love Barbara 'Babs' Pegg
(1967)
The Man with the Golden Gun
(1974)
45 Years
45 Years Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Holding Back the Years (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2018) ... (performer: "Boom Bang a Bang" - uncredited)
 2017 Get Your Decades Party On! 90's vs 00's vs 10's (TV Special) (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cyclone (2016) ... (performer: "Here Comes The Night")
 2015 Back in Time for Dinner (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The 1990s (2015) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 2015 45 Years (performer: "To Sir with Love")
 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Strange Romance (2013) ... (performer: "Shout" - uncredited)
 2010 Him & Her (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- The Argument (2010) ... (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang " - uncredited)
- The Parents (2010) ... (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang" - uncredited)
- The Football (2010) ... (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang" - uncredited)
- The Fancy Dress Party (2010) ... (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang" - uncredited)
- The Birthday (2010) ... (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang" - uncredited)
 2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (performer: "The Word Is Love")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.206 (2009) ... (performer: "Mercy")
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "To Sir with Love" (1967))
 2007-2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #5.6 (2008) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.4 (2008) ... (performer: "Shout" - uncredited)
- Auditions 1 (2008) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2007) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Los Picapiedra i Lady Di (2008) ... (performer: "Shout")
 2007 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2007) ... (performer: "Shout")
 2007 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Results Show (2007) ... (performer: "To Sir, With Love")
 2007 The Home Song Stories (performer: "Let's Pretend")
 2006 Duet Impossible (TV Special) (performer: "I Heard It Through The Grape Vine")
 2006 An Audience with Take That: Live! (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 2006 Love and Other Disasters (performer: "Love Loves to Love Love")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Red, White and Blues (2003) ... (performer: "Drown In My Own Tears")
 2001 The Anniversary Party (performer: "Stealing My Love From Me")
 2001 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 February 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 2001 Top of the Pops: The True Story (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 2000 The Wedding Tackle (performer: "I'm a Tiger", "Boom Banga Bang")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 1971 - 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Episode dated 17 March 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "Where the Poor Boys Dance") / (writer: "Where the Poor Boys Dance")
- Episode dated 7 August 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Shout")
- Episode dated 9 February 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Your Love is Everywhere")
- Episode #8.2 (1971) ... (performer: "Gotta Believe in Love")
 2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 1999 Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (performer: "Big Spender")
 1999 Bleeder (performer: "Stone Cold Dead")
 1998 Desert Blue ("To Sir with Love")
 1997 Plump Fiction (performer: "To Sir With Love")
 1997 This Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- He's Leaving Home (1997) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire" - uncredited)
 1996 Amanda (writer: "My Angel Is Here")
 1996 Late Bloomers (performer: "Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You Baby)")
 1995 Vacanze di Natale '95 (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 1995 The Wharf Rat (TV Movie) (performer: "No Bridge I Wouldnt Cross", "Goodbye Baby & Amen")
 1994 Lista Top 40 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 1993 Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1993 (TV Movie) (performer: "Relight My Fire")
 1993 What's Love Got to Do with It (writer: "I Don't Wanna Fight")
 1990 Get a Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Bored Straight (1990) ... (performer: "To Sir, With Love")
 1990 ITV Telethon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Telethon '90 (1990) ... (performer: "Saved")
 1990 Nellie the Elephant (TV Series) (performer: "Nellie the Elephant")
 1984 Aspel & Company (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (performer: "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" - uncredited)
 1982 Alicja (performer: "Love is the Answer", "Small Talk", "Face in the Mirror")
 1981 Cannon and Ball (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 (1981) ... (performer: "Good Enough For Me", "Saved" - uncredited)
 1979 Dick Emery's Comedy Hour (TV Special) (performer: "I Love to Boogie")
 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun (performer: "The Man with the Golden Gun")
 1974 Sez Les (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.1 (1974) ... (performer: "The Man Who Sold the World" - uncredited)
 1973 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (1973) ... (performer: "Happy Heart")
 1972 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1972 (1972) ... (performer: "Come and Go with Me to my Father's House")
 1970 Cucumber Castle (TV Movie) (performer: "In the Morning of My Life", "Mrs Robinson")
 1970 Mister Jerico (TV Movie) (performer: "Mister Jerico")
 1969 Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie) (performer: "Boom Bang-A-Bang")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1969) ... (performer: "Oh Me Oh My (I'm A Fool For You, Baby)")
 1969 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1969) ... (performer: "Games People Play")
 1969 The Eurovision Song Contest (TV Special) (performer: "Boom Bang-a-Bang")
 1969 Happening for Lulu (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1969) ... (performer: "Are You Ready for Love?", "March!", "Come September", "I Can't Go On Living Without You", "Boom Bang-a-Bang", "Bet Yer!")
 1968 Hot Millions (performer: "This Time")
 1968 Lulu's Back in Town (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... (performer: "The Trolley Song", "The Boat That I Row", "Morning Dew", "Walk Right Back", "Suddenly You Love Me", "Lulu's Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... (performer: "You're Gonna Hear from Me", "Put on a Happy Face", "Thoroughly Modern Millie" - uncredited)
 1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sheriffs Are Bought, Not Made (1968) ... (performer: "Lulu's Back in Town", "Consider Yourself" - uncredited)
 1967 Beat-Club (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (1967) ... (performer: "The Boat That I Row")
 1967 To Sir, with Love (performer: "To Sir, With Love")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.28 (1965) ... (performer: "Shout")
- Episode #2.26 (1965) ... (performer: "I'll Come Running")
 1965 Go-Go Bigbeat (Documentary) (performer: "Shout")
 1964 UK Swings Again (Short) (performer: "Shout")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "To Sir With Love" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

MySpace | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Lulu' | Lulu Kennedy-Cairns | Lulu and the Lovers | Lulu & The Luvvers | Lulu and the Luvvers | Lulu OBE

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I liked her strength. I thought she was a very strong leader, like a strong headmistress in a school. (On Margaret Thatcher) See more »

Trivia:

Her father was a good singer. See more »

Trademark:

Opening of her classic hit, Shout ("Weeeeeeeeeeeell...")

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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