Dory Previn

Dory Previn brought her musical talents to a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Previn began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the crime thriller "Harper" (1966) with ... Read more »
Born: 10/22/1925 in Rahway, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Music (12)

Fight Club 1999 (Movie)

("Theme from 'Valley of the Dolls'") (Song)

Playing By Heart 1998 (Movie)

songs("I'll Plant My Own Tree" "It's Impossible (from Vally of The Dolls)) (Song)

Two Marriages 1982 - 1984 (TV Show)

Theme Song

Two of a Kind 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Song

Den Vita Vaggen 1973 (Movie)

("Kvinnan med Harflatan") (Song)

The Sterile Cuckoo 1969 (Movie)

("Come Saturday Morning") (Song)

Valley of the Dolls 1967 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Harper 1966 (Movie)

("Livin' Alone") (Song)

Inside Daisy Clover 1966 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Third Girl From the Left (TV Show)

Song Performer

Thursday's Game (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics
Writer (1)

The Third Girl From the Left (TV Show)

Screenplay

Biography

Dory Previn brought her musical talents to a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Previn began her entertainment career with her music featured in films like the crime thriller "Harper" (1966) with Paul Newman, the Natalie Wood dramatic adaptation "Inside Daisy Clover" (1966) and the dramatic adaptation "Valley of the Dolls" (1967) with Barbara Parkins. She was nominated for an Academy Award for "The Sterile Cuckoo" in 1969. . Previn was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for "Two Marriages" in 1984. Previn's other work was featured in the Gillian Anderson dramatic comedy "Playing By Heart" (1998) and the action film "Fight Club" (1999) with Edward Norton. Previn's music was most recently used in the Bradley Cooper smash hit comedy adaptation "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012). Previn passed away in February 2012 at the age of 87.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Beware Of Young Girls".

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