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Billy Ocean


Billy Ocean was born on January 21, 1950 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Leslie Sebastian Charles. He has been married to Judy Bayne since October 1982. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

(1985)
Striptease Soundtrack
(1996)
While We're Young Soundtrack
(2014)
Filth Soundtrack
(2013)

Filmography

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 2020 MTV 80s - Top 50 at the Movies! (TV Special) (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going")
  I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Episode #4.17 (2019) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough" - uncredited) / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough" - uncredited)
 2019 Love Island (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
 2018 The Clash (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Biritan (2018) ... (writer: "Suddenly")
 2018/I Life of the Party (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
  1986 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Tarzan Boy (2018) ... (performer: "Loverboy") / (writer: "Loverboy")
  Pastewka (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Die neue Nummer (2018) ... (performer: "Loverboy") / (writer: "Loverboy")
  The Footy Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2017)
- Episode #24.20 (2017) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited) / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited) / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited)
 2017 The Last Man on Earth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- When the Going Gets Tough (2017) ... (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
  Car Share (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (performer: "Red Light Spells Danger") / (writer: "Red Light Spells Danger")
  Scream Queens (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Drain the Swamp (2016) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going" - uncredited) / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
  Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- JB Gill (2016) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)") / (writer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Alicia Vikander/Céline Dion (2016) ... (writer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
- Jay Leno/Jeff Goldblum/Wale (2016) ... (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car" - uncredited)
- Josh Brolin/Kate McKinnon/Billy Ocean (2016) ... (performer: "Suddenly", "Caribbean Queen") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" (uncredited), "There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)" (uncredited), "Loverboy" (uncredited), "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car" (uncredited), "Suddenly" (uncredited), "Caribbean Queen" (uncredited), "Suddenly", "Caribbean Queen")
- Jeff Daniels/Lilly Singh/St. Lucia (2016) ... (writer: "Suddenly", "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going", "Loverboy" - uncredited)
- Donald Trump/Ken Jeong/Cam (2016) ... (writer: "Suddenly" - uncredited)
 2016 The Hand of God: 30 Years On (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #10.8 (2016) ... (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.5 (2016) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited) / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- 2016: Auditions 4 (2016) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited) / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
 2014 While We're Young (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
  Red Oaks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Pilot (2014) ... (performer: "Loverboy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Loverboy" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 1986)
- John Goodman/Kings of Leon (2013) ... (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited)
- Ron Reagan/The Nelsons (1986) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) ("Nights")
 2013/I Filth (performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You") / (writer: "Love Really Hurts Without You")
 2013 Austenland (performer: "Suddenly") / (writer: "Suddenly")
  Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Chuck Versus Agent X (2011) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.19 (2010) ... (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going")
 2009 The Nolans: In the Mood for Dancing (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Who's Gonna Rock You")
  Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2009) (performer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Family Goy (2009) ... (writer: "Suddenly" - uncredited)
- Let's Go to the Hop (2000) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
  The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Will Ferrell/Pearl Jam (2009) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited) / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" - uncredited)
 2008 Easy Virtue (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough the Tough Get Going")
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- '80s Gold Spectacular (2008) ... (writer: "When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (performer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)") / (writer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)")
  The King of Queens (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Mild Bunch (2007) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)" - uncredited)
- Move Doubt (2005) ... (writer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)" - uncredited)
- Pour Judgment (2005) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
  Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- My Perspective (2007) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited) / (writer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) (performer: "Carribean Queen")
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Everybody Hates the Class President (2006) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen") / (writer: "Caribbean Queen")
 2006 Remember 1976 (Video documentary) (performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You") / (writer: "Love Really Hurts Without You")
 2005 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #1 - Mijn Geboortejaar (2005) ... (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car")
  King of the Hill (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Orange You Sad I Did Say Banana? (2005) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited) / (writer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
 2005 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 9 - Filmmusikk (2005) ... (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough")
 2005 Sometimes in April (TV Movie) (performer: "Caribbean Queen") / (writer: "Caribbean Queen")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1985 - 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Episode dated 12 April 2004 (2004) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited) / (writer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
- A Perfect Sunday (1985) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
 2003 Sport am Sonntag (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Franz Klammer - 50. Geburtstag (2003) ... (performer: "Loverboy" - uncredited)
  I Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- 1988 (2003) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
  Phoenix Nights (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Brian Gets Everyone Back Together (2002) ... (writer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" - uncredited)
- Talent Trek Finals (2001) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car" - uncredited) / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car" - uncredited)
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited) / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
  Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Book Club (2001) ... (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
 2001 Blow Dry (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
 1996 Striptease (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams (Get Into My Car)") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams (Get Into My Car)")
 1995 Safe (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car")
  Sjans (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- Praatjes (1992) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited) / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited)
 1990 Dancin' Thru the Dark (performer: "Caribbean Queen")
 1989 Delima Gang (performer: "Carribean Queen")
  Casualty (TV Series) (1 episode, 1988) (performer - 1 episode, 1986) (writer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Welcome to Casualty (1988) ... ("Get Out of My Dreams, Get Into My Car", uncredited)
- Gas (1986) ... (performer: "Loverboy") / (writer: "Loverboy")
 1988 License to Drive (performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car") / (writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car")
 1988 Lovable Zanies II (performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" (1986 7" Mix)) / (writer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" (1986 7" Mix))
 1987/I Promised Land (performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You")
 1985-1987 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Lounge Singer Who Knew Too Much (1987) ... (writer: "When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going))
- His Majesty Donlon (1985) ... (writer: "Suddenly")
  Saturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1986) (writer - 2 episodes, 1986)
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going")
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going")
  Segunda enseñanza (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1986) (writer - 2 episodes, 1986)
- De Beltrán, Beltraneja (1986) ... (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going")
- Los pueblos del caballo (1986) ... (performer: "European Queen") / (writer: "European Queen")
  Dear John (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1986) (writer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Death (1986) ... (performer: "Loverboy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Loverboy" - uncredited)
 1985 Billy Ocean: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going (Video short) (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 11 episodes, 1976 - 1985) (writer - 9 episodes, 1976 - 1985)
- Episode dated 25 December 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Suddenly") / (writer: "Suddenly")
- Episode #18.2 (1981) ... (writer: "Who's Gonna Rock You?")
- Episode #17.49 (1980) ... (writer: "Who's Gonna Rock You")
- Episode #17.5 (1980) ... (performer: "Are You Ready?") / (writer: "Are You Ready?")
- Episode #14.17 (1977) ... (performer: "Red Light (Spells Danger)")
 1985 The Jewel of the Nile (performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going") / (writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Prodigal Son (1985) ... (performer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited) / (writer: "Caribbean Queen" - uncredited)
 1985 Rappin' (producer: "Flame in the Fire") / (writer: "Flame in the Fire")
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Female of the Species (1985) ... (writer: "Loverboy")
  The Fall Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Spring Break (1985) ... (performer: "Loverboy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Loverboy" - uncredited)
  Hittimittari (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Episode #1.10 (1985) ... (performer: "Loverboy") / (writer: "Loverboy")
  Tocata (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1984) (writer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Episode dated 25 December 1984 (1984) ... (performer: "Loverboy") / (writer: "Loverboy")
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lost Knight (1984) ... (writer: "Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)")
 1984 Chewingum (performer: "Loverboy") / (writer: "Loverboy")
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He was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2020 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to music.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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