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Anthony Newley
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Age 67
Birthday 24 September, 1931
Birthplace London, England
Died 14 April, 1999
Place of Death Jensen Beach, FL
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Nationality English
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)
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Anthony Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer and songwriter. Newley achieved success as a performer in such diverse fields as rock and roll and stage and screen acting. As a recording artist he enjoyed a dozen Top 40 entries on the UK Singles Chart between 1959 and 1962, including two number one hits. With songwriting partner Leslie Bricusse, Newley penned "Feeling Good", which was popularised by Nina Simone and covered by many other popular artists; as well as the title song of 1964 film Goldfinger (along with John Barry). Bricusse and Newley received an Academy Award nomination for the film score of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).

Filmography

348 Credits »
1997 The Lakes The Bishop
1994 Anna Lee Frederick Slinger
1992 Boris and Natasha Sal Manelli
1992 Gone to Seed DI Keet
1991 Tonight at 8.30 Henry Gow, George Pepper
1990 Polly: Comin' Home! Dabney Mayhew
1990 The Upper Hand Nick Murray, Nick
1990 Coins in the Fountain Alfred
1987 The Garbage Pail Kids Movie Captain Manzini
1987 CBS Summer Playhouse Sir Freddy
1987 Duet -

Songs

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RankTitleYear*
1 Why 1992
2 Do You Mind 1992
3 Feeling Good 1965
4 Pure Imagination 1971
5 Pop Goes The Weasel 1969
6 Strawberry Fair 1969
7 The Candy Man 1971
8 Personality 2013
9 Goldfinger
10 Idle On Parade 1959
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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To the unwashed public, Joan Collins is a star. But to those who know her, she's a commodity who would sell her own bowel movement.

Awards

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Nominated for 2 Awards | Won 1

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