Jo Stafford

Jo Stafford brought her musical talents to a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Stafford began her entertainment career with music that appeared mostly in comedies like "Biloxi Blues" (1988) with ... Read more »
Born: 11/12/1917 in Coalinga, California, USA

Filmography

Music (18)

I Saw the Light 2016 (Movie)

("The Tennessee Waltz") (Song Performer)

Carol 2015 (Movie)

("No Other Love") (Song Performer)

Fort McCoy 2014 (Movie)

("I'll Remember April") (Song Performer)

Kill Your Darlings 2013 (Movie)

("On The Sunny Side Of The Street") (Song Performer)

The Deep Blue Sea 2012 (Movie)

("You Belong To Me") (Song Performer)

The Master 2012 (Movie)

("No Other Love") (Song Performer)

Youth in Revolt 2010 (Movie)

("My Romance") (Song Performer)

A Single Man 2009 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song Performer)

Normal 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Liberty Heights 1999 (Movie)

("Teach Me Tonight") (Song Performer)

The End of the Affair 1999 (Movie)

("Haunted Heart") (Song Performer)

The Straight Story 1999 (Movie)

("Happy Times") (Song Performer)

Psycho 1998 (Movie)

("Put It On" "On the Sunny Side of the Street") (Song Performer)

Dennis the Menace 1993 (Movie)

("Whatcha Know Joe") (Song Performer)

Bugsy 1991 (Movie)

("Candy" "Long Ago and Far Away") (Song Performer)

The Two Jakes 1990 (Movie)

("Haunted Heart") (Song Performer)

Biloxi Blues 1988 (Movie)

("Blue Moon") (Song Performer)

For Keeps 1988 (Movie)

("You Belong to Me") (Song Performer)
Actor (4)

Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Swingin' Singin' Years 1959 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

Du Barry Was a Lady (Movie)

Singer (Actor)

Ship Ahoy (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Jo Stafford brought her musical talents to a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Stafford began her entertainment career with music that appeared mostly in comedies like "Biloxi Blues" (1988) with Matthew Broderick and Christopher Walken and the Molly Ringwald film "For Keeps" (1988). An actress as well as a musician, Stafford played a part in "The Swingin' Singin' Years" (NBC, 1959-1960) and "Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come" (CBS, 1990-91). In the nineties, Stafford's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the dramatic adaptation "The Mambo Kings" (1992) with Armand Assante, "Dennis the Menace" (1993) with Walter Matthau and "Psycho" (1998) with Vince Vaughn. Her work was also in the Adrien Brody dramatic comedy "Liberty Heights" (1999), "The End of the Affair" (1999) and the Sissy Spacek drama "The Straight Story" (1999). Stafford's music was also featured in "A Single Man" (2009) with Colin Firth, the Michael Cera dramatic adaptation "Youth in Revolt" (2010) and "The Master" (2012). Her music was also featured in the dramatic biopic "Kill Your Darlings" (2013) with Daniel Radcliffe and the Eric Stoltz period drama "Fort McCoy" (2014). Stafford was most recently credited in the dramatic adaptation "Carol" (2015) with Cate Blanchett. Stafford passed away in July 2008 at the age of 91.

Milestones

Popular songs include "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out Of My Hair" and "You Belong To Me".

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