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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).

Age: 67 (age at death)
Nationality: English
Claim to Fame: Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)


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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
1991 Red Peppers 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


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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.


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Nominated for 2 Awards | Won 1

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