Julie London

Actor
The daughter of a vaudeville song-and-dance team, Julie London had show business in her blood. But rather than adopting the eager-to-please energy of vaudeville, London became known for a chilly inaccessibility that ... Read more »
Born: 09/26/1926 in Santa Clara, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

Emergency! 1971 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Actor

Zane Grey Theater 1956 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

The Barbara Stanwyck Theater 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

The Bob Hope Show (02/15/61) 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

The George Raft Story 1961 (Movie)

Sheila Patton (Actor)

The Gershwin Years 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

The Third Voice 1960 (Movie)

Corey Scott (Actor)

Frances Langford Presents 1958 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

Man of the West 1958 (Movie)

Billie Ellis (Actor)

Night of the Quarter Moon 1958 (Movie)

Ginny Nelson (Actor)

Saddle the Wind 1958 (Movie)

Joan Blake (Actor)

The Wonderful Country 1958 (Movie)

Ellen Colton (Actor)

Voice in the Mirror 1958 (Movie)

Ellen Burton (Actor)

The Great Man 1957 (Movie)

Carol Larson (Actor)

Drango 1956 (Movie)

Shelby (Actor)

The Girl Can't Help It 1956 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

A Night in Paradise (Movie)

Palace Maiden (Actor)

Diamond Horseshoe (Movie)

Girl (Actor)

Emergency! (TV Show)

Actor

Nabonga (Movie)

Doreen Stockwell (Actor)

Tap Roots (Movie)

Aven Dabney (Actor)

The Fat Man (Movie)

Pat Boyd (Actor)

The Red House (Movie)

Tibby (Actor)
Music (16)

Crazy Love 2007 (Movie)

"Can't Get Used To Losing You" (Song Performer)

V for Vendetta 2006 (Movie)

("Cry Me A River") (Song Performer)

Bridget Jones's Diary 2001 (Movie)

("Fly Me to the Moon") (Song Performer)

Panic 2000 (Movie)

("Sway") (Song Performer)

The Big Tease 2000 (Movie)

("Sway (remix)") (Song Performer)

Viva Las Nowhere 2000 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Teaching Mrs. Tingle 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Teaching Mrs. Tingle 1999 (Movie)

("I'm in the Mood for Love") (Song Performer)

Don't Go Breaking My Heart 1998 (Movie)

("Love Must be Catching") (Song Performer)

Broken Noses 1991 (Movie)

("Learning the Blues" "It's Good to Want You Bad") (Song Performer)

Sharky's Machine 1981 (Movie)

("My Funny Valentine") (Song Performer)

Man of the West 1958 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Night of the Quarter Moon 1958 (Movie)

("Night of the Quarter Moon") (Song Performer)

Voice in the Mirror 1958 (Movie)

title song (Song)

Voice in the Mirror 1958 (Movie)

title song performer (Song Performer)

The Great Man 1957 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Biography

The daughter of a vaudeville song-and-dance team, Julie London had show business in her blood. But rather than adopting the eager-to-please energy of vaudeville, London became known for a chilly inaccessibility that made her stunning blonde-bombshell looks even more enticing. The most enduring image of her long career occurs early in the classic rock and roll comedy "The Girl Can't Help It," when star Tom Ewell hallucinates London (playing his ex-girlfriend) coolly stalking him around his living room singing her signature hit single "Cry Me A River" with disdainful hauteur. London began her film career in the early 1940s, co-starring in pleasant but forgettable B-movies like "The Red House" and "Tap Roots." During this period, she was married to a struggling young actor named Jack Webb; following their 1954 divorce, London married jazz musician Bobby Troup, best known for writing the standard "Route 66." In 1955, London began her singing career with her aforementioned smash hit, following it with several years' worth of similarly cool jazz-pop hits delivered in her trademark husky whisper of a voice and packaged in some eye-popping LP sleeves. London wound down her film career in the early 1960s as her music career took precedence, but in 1972, Webb hired both London and Troup to play starring roles in the hit TV series "Emergency! ," which he produced. London retired from acting when "Emergency! " went off the air in 1978, having ceased her singing career several years previously. Julie London died October 18, 2000.

Relationships

Bobby Troup

Husband
Married 1959 until his death 1999

Jack Webb

Husband

Jack Webb Director

Ex-Husband

Milestones

Popular songs include "Fly Me To The Moon" and "Cry Me A River".

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