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Lil Armstrong (1898–1971)

Lil Armstrong was born on February 3, 1898 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Lillian Hardin. She was married to Louis Armstrong. She died on August 27, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. See full bio »

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The Color Purple Soundtrack
Breathless Soundtrack
The Butcher's Wife Soundtrack
Shindig! Soundtrack


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 2017 Spielberg (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "My Heart (Will Always Lead Me Back to You)" - as Lillian Hardin-Armstrong)
 2009 Damages (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Trust Me (2009) ... (writer: "Just For A Thrill" - uncredited)
- They Had to Tweeze That Out of My Kidney (2009) ... (writer: "Just For A Thrill" - uncredited)
- A Pretty Girl in a Leotard (2009) ... (writer: "Just for a Thrill" - as Lillian Hardin Armstrong, uncredited)
- Hey! Mr. Pibb! (2009) ... (writer: "Just For A Thrill" - as Lil Hardin Armstrong)
- Burn It, Shred It, I Don't Care. (2009) ... (writer: "Just For a Thrill" - as Lillian Hardin Armstrong, uncredited)
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (as Lil Hardin, "Chicago")
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (writer: "Sweet Lovin' Man", "Struttin' with Some Barbecue")
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Political Dr. Seuss (2004) ... (writer: "Hotter Than That")
 2002 Rumble (writer: "Bad Boy")
 2002 Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven (Video Game) (writer: "You Run Your Mouth And I'll Run My Business, Brother" - uncredited)
 1991 The Butcher's Wife ("Just for a Thrill")
 1990 Cry-Baby (writer: "BAD BOY" - as Lillian Armstrong)
 1985 The Color Purple (writer: "My Heart")
 1983 Breathless (writer: "Bad Boy")
 1974 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 November 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Just For A Thrill" - as Lillian Hardin Armstrong)
 1971 Minnie and Moskowitz (writer: "Skid-Dat-De-Dat" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Louis Armstrong (1965) ... (writer: "Struttin' with Some Barbeque")
 1937 Swing Hutton Swing (Short) (writer: "Doin' the Suzie Q." - uncredited)
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