Bob Crewe

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Born: 11/12/1930 in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Music (54)

Jersey Boys 2014 (Movie)

("Silhouettes") (Song)

Jersey Boys 2014 (Movie)

Song Lyrics (Lyrics)

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World 2012 (Movie)

"The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)" (Song)

Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection 2012 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

The Other Guys 2010 (Movie)

"Big Girls Don't Cry" (Song)

Old Dogs 2009 (Movie)

"Big Girls Don't Cry" (Song)

Pirate Radio 2009 (Movie)

("Silence Is Golden") (Song)

Precious 2009 (Movie)

("It Took A Long Time") (Song)

Burn After Reading 2008 (Movie)

("My Eyes Adored You") (Song)

Hell Ride 2008 (Movie)

("Jenny Take A Ride") (Song)

Semi-Pro 2008 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Ira & Abby 2007 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Be Cool 2005 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Son of the Mask 2005 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Shark Tale 2004 (Movie)

("Far As We Felt Like Goin'") (Song)

Starsky & Hutch 2004 (Movie)

("My Eyes Adored You") (Song)

The Girl Next Door 2004 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Dancing With Divas: A G-String Special 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Song

Moulin Rouge 2001 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

What Planet Are You From? 2000 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

10 Things I Hate About You 1999 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Dick 1999 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Flawless 1999 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Rogue Trader 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Song

This Year's Love 1999 (Movie)

("Lady Marmelade") (Song)

Virtual Sexuality 1999 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Dr. Dolittle 1998 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Cop Land 1997 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Up on the Roof 1997 (Movie)

("My Eyes Adored You") (Song)

Sleepers 1996 (Movie)

songs("Walk Like a Man" "My Eyes Adored You") (Song)

The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Carlito's Way 1993 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Coneheads 1993 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Heart and Souls 1993 (Movie)

("Walk Like a Man") (Song)

Heaven and Earth 1993 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Mrs. Doubtfire 1993 (Movie)

("Walk Like a Man") (Song)

That Night 1993 (Movie)

("Big Girl's Don't Cry") (Song)

Beethoven 1992 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Crisscross 1992 (Movie)

("Jenny Takes a Ride") (Song)

Hudson Hawk 1991 (Movie)

("Big Girls Don't Cry") (Song)

The Doctor 1991 (Movie)

("Big Girls Don't Cry") (Song)

Gleaming the Cube 1989 (Movie)

("Brother to Brother") (Song)

The Fabulous Baker Boys 1989 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Rent-A-Cop 1988 (Movie)

songs("Silhouettes" "Talahassie Lassie") (Song)

Mannequin 1987 (Movie)

("In My Wildest Dreams") (Song)

A Fine Mess 1986 (Movie)

("Walk Like a Man") (Song)

La Femme de mon pote 1984 (Movie)

("Can't Take My Eyes Off You") (Song)

Sapiches 1981 (Movie)

("Silence Is Golden") (Song)

Cheech & Chong's Next Movie 1980 (Movie)

("Cross the Tracks") (Song)

The Main Event 1979 (Movie)

("Big Girls Don't Cry") (Song)

The Wanderers 1979 (Movie)

songs("Walk Like a Man" "Big Girls Don't Cry") (Song)

Black Joy 1978 (Movie)

("Lady Marmalade") (Song)

Barbarella 1968 (Movie)

songs("Barbarella" "Love, Love, Love Drags Me Down" "I Love All the Love in You" "An Angel Is Love" "The Black Queen's Beads") (Song)

Pink Lightning (TV Show)

Song
Actor (1)

Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

Parsons School of Design

Dropped out to pursue his music career.

Milestones

2014

"Jersey Boys" brought to the screen by Clint Eastwood

2001

The Christina Aguilera/Pink/Mya/Lil' Kim cover of "Lady Marmalade" returns to No. 1

1985

Depicted in the 1985 Broadway musical "Jersey Boys"

1975

Scores a No. 1 hit with "Lady Marmalade"

1967

Co-writes, produces "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"

1967

Reaches the Top 20 as bandleader of the Bob Crewe Generation on "Music to Watch Girls By"

1962

Produces the Four Seasons' breakout hit "Sherry"

Bonus Trivia

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Though depicted as openly gay in the stage and film version of "Jersey Boys," Crewe was discreet about his sexuality in real life.

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Reached the Top 10 three times with "Silhouettes," which provided hits for The Diamonds, Herman's Hermits and Cliff Richard.

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The Walker Brothers' version of "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)" reached No. 1 in the UK in 1966, surpassing the chart placement of the Four Seasons' original.

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"Can't Take My Eyes Off You" reached the Top 10 five times, including two separate issues of Andy Williams' 1968 cover, which returned to the Top 10 with a reissue in 1999. Williams would record a new version in 2002, which reached No. 23 on the UK chart.

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"My Eyes Adored You" was rejected by its label prior to release. Crewe bought the rights to the song for $4,000 and released it on a small label, Private Stock. The song topped the Hot 100 in 1975.

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