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Gene Pitney (1940–2006)

Gene Pitney has one of the most distinctive voices in music. Whether you like it or not you know when it is Gene. Pitney has often been categorized (quite unfairly) as a teen-idol singer responsible only for melodramatic, angst-ridden ballads. This is to deny the true talent of the man and the extensive range he possesses. Born on February 17, 1941... See full bio »

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(age 66) in Cardiff, Wales, UK

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Known For

Look Who's Talking
Look Who's Talking Soundtrack
(1989)
Bean
Bean Soundtrack
(1997)
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
(1993)
Matinee
Matinee Soundtrack
(1993)

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 2018 Holding Back the Years (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2017 Feud (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- More, or Less (2017) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity" - uncredited)
 2017 Martin Scorsese: True Confessions (TV Short documentary) (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 2016 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special (2016) ... (writer: "Rubber Ball" - uncredited)
 2016 Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day 5, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 2016 The American Side (performer: "A Street Called Hope")
 2016 11.22.63 (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Eyes of Texas (2016) ... (performer: "Mockin' Bird Hill" - uncredited)
 2015 Girl in a Band (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 2015 The Ones Below (performer: "Take Me Tonight")
 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Red John's Rules (2013) ... (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" - uncredited)
 2013 Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Past Lives (2013) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou")
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie) (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 2012 Love Me Do: The Beatles '62 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Town Without Pity") / (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 2009 Misfits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart", "24 Hours From Tulsa" - uncredited)
 2009 Larry L (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hello Mary Lou (2009) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
 2008 The Wrecking Crew! (Documentary) (writer: "He's A Rebel")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2007) (performer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Boy Crazy (2007) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
- A Time to Hate (2003) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 2007 Bean: Scenes Unseen (Video documentary short) (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Haw-Hawed Couple (2006) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rat Pack (2004) ... (performer: "IT HURTS TO BE IN LOVE")
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Strangled (2003) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity" - uncredited)
 2001 61* (TV Movie) (writer: "Hello, Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)")
 2000 7th Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gossip (2000) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) (2005 Digital Remaster)" - uncredited)
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (performer: "Town Without Pity" (1961))
 1998 Taber! (Short) (writer: "Hello Marylou")
 1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amends (1998) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1997 Bean (writer: "He's A Rebel")
 1996 SubUrbia (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1994 Blue Sky (writer: "Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)")
 1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence")
 1993 Matinee (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance") / (writer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance")
 1991 Memorabilia: The Video Singles (Video) (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
 1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag) (1990) ... (performer: "Town Without Pity" - uncredited)
 1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zenned Out Mario/The Koopas Are Coming! The Koopas Are Coming! (1989) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1989 Look Who's Talking (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1989 Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1989 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Little Problems (1989) ... (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart" - uncredited)
 1966-1989 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 February 1989 (1989) ... (performer: "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart")
- Episode #3.27 (1966) ... (performer: "Nobody Needs Your Love (More Than I Do)" - uncredited)
 1988 Hairspray (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1987 The Year My Voice Broke (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance")
 1987 Prom Night II (writer: "Hello Mary Lou")
 1987 Tin Men (performer: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance")
 1986 Queen Live at Wembley '86 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)")
 1986 The American Way (performer: "Yesterdays Hero")
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hard Travelling (1986) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1983 Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 1979 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
 1979 Star Treatment (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Koffee 'n' Kreme (1979) ... (writer: "Rubber Ball/Splish Splash/Lipstick on Your Collar/Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini/Please Don't Tease/Mr. Bass Man")
 1978 Big Wednesday (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth (writer: "Hello Mary-Lou")
 1974 Countdown (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1974) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 1 August 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
- Episode dated 22 January 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "He's a Rebel")
 1968 Farewell the Seekers (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
 1966 Thank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Goodbye Lucky Stars (1966) ... (performer: "Nobody Needs Your Love More Than I Do")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.45 (1965) ... (performer: "Carol" (uncredited) (excerpt), "Looking Through the Eyes of Love", "Last Chance to Turn Around", "The Race Is On")
- Shirley Ellis, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Goldsboro, Standells (1965) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou")
- Episode #1.8 (1964) ... (performer: "I'm Gonna Be Strong")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1965) ... (writer: "Across the Street")
 1963 Scorpio Rising (Short) (writer: "He's a Rebel" - uncredited)
  Bandstand (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- Episode dated 14 July 1962 (1962) ... (performer: "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance") / (writer: "Today's Teardrops")
 1962 The 34th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Town Without Pity")
 1961 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Built in TV Set (1961) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
- Selling Rick's Drums (1961) ... (writer: "Hello Mary Lou" - uncredited)
 1961 Town Without Pity (performer: "Town Without Pity")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Songwriter: Wrote "He's a Rebel", a hit for The Crystals. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

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Trivia:

Children: sons David, Todd, and Chris. See more »

Nickname:

Billy Bryan

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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