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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).

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