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Shirley Ellis (I) (1929–2005)

Shirley Ellis was born on January 19, 1929 in Bronx, New York, USA. She died on October 8, 2005. See full bio »

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(age 76)

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Hudson Hawk Soundtrack
(1991)
Spider-Man 3 Soundtrack
(2007)
(2005)
My Girl Soundtrack
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 2019 Poms (performer: "The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)") / (writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston)
 2019 Stuber (performer: "The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)")
 2018 Private Life (performer: "The Nitty Gritty", "The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)")
 2017 Rock'n Roll (performer: "Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)")
 2017 Ingrid Goes West (writer: "Attack of the Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston)
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Maya Rudolph & Martin Short/Leslie Odom Jr./Courtney Barnett (2016) ... (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 2015/I Joy (writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston)
 2015 I Believe in Miracles (Documentary) (performer: "Soul Time")
 2014 Northern Soul (performer: "Soul Time")
 2013 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Name Game (2013) ... (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 2010 Little Fockers (writer: "The Name Game")
  Mad Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Tomorrowland (2010) ... (performer: "The Name Game" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Paper, Denim + Dollars (2010) ... (performer: "Soul Time")
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (performer: "3-6-9")
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (writer: "The Name Game")
 2006 Lumines II (Video Game) (writer: "Bottle Rocket")
 2005 Bewitched (writer: "The Name Game" (1964))
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13 (writer: "The Name Game")
 2004 Meet the Fockers (writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston)
 2002 Scooby-Doo (writer: "The Name Game")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (performer: "The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap)")
 2000 Bedazzled (writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston)
 1999 Flawless (writer: "The Name Game")
 1999 A Walk on the Moon (writer: "The Name Game" (1964) - as Shirley Elliston)
 1997 In & Out ("The Name Game")
 1994 Boy Meets World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Band on the Run (1994) ... (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 1993 The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Toon TV (1992) ... (music: "The Name Game")
 1992 Radio Flyer (writer: "The Name Game")
 1991 My Girl (writer: "The Name Game")
 1991 Dogfight (performer: "THE NITTY GRITTY")
 1991 Hudson Hawk (writer: "The Name Game")
 1991 Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs (Video short) (writer: "The Name Game")
 1991 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finders Keepers (1991) ... (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 1989 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tonight's the Night (1989) ... (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 1989 Martians Go Home (writer: "The Name Game" - as Shirley Elliston)
 1988 Growing Pains (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dance Fever: Part 1 (1988) ... (writer: "The Name Game" - uncredited)
 1988 Designing Women (TV Series) (1 episode)
- High Rollers (1988) ... ("The Name Game")
 1986 Inside Out (writer: "The Name Game")
 1966 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 February 1966 (1966) ... (writer: "The Name Game")
  Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
- Episode #1.58 (1966) ... (performer: "Stardust", "Ever See a Diver Kiss His Wife") / (writer: "Ever See a Diver Kiss His Wife")
- Episode #1.13 (1965) ... (performer: "The Name Game") / (writer: "The Name Game")
  Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1965) (performer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Shirley Ellis, Jackie Wilson, Bobby Goldsboro, Standells (1965) ... (performer: "Name Game" (excerpt) (uncredited), "Gonna Mess Up a Good Thing", "The Clapping Song") / (writer: "Name Game" (excerpt) - uncredited)
 1963 Juke Box Jury (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Beatles Special (1963) ... (performer: "The Nitty Gritty")
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Shirley Elliston
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Capricorn

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