Lesley Gore

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Born: 05/02/1946 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

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

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Hitmakers: The Teens Who Stole Pop Music 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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A Capitol Fourth (1998) 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Murphy Brown 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

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Quincy Jones -- The First 50 Years 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Reno's Cabaret Reunion 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Bowzer's Rock 'n Roll Party 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

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Shake, Rattle and Roll 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Showtime's Classic Rock 'n' Roll Reunion 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

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The Legendary Ladies 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

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Fabian's Good Time Rock 'n' Roll 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Fabian's Good Time Rock 'n' Roll 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

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Ski Party 1964 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

T.A.M.I. Show 1963 (Movie)

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Music (8)

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2009 (Movie)

("Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows") (Song Performer)

The Woods 2005 (Movie)

("Young and Foolish") (Song Performer)

Superstar 1999 (Movie)

songs("Out Here On My Own" "You Wanna Be a Star (Superstar)") (Song)

Problem Child 1990 (Movie)

("It's My Party") (Song Performer)

The Best of Cinemax Sessions 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The Year My Voice Broke 1988 (Movie)

("That's the Way Boys Are") (Song Performer)

It's No Crush, I'm in Love 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Theme Lyrics

Fame 1980 (Movie)

songs("Out Here on My Own" "Hot Lunch Jam") (Song)

EDUCATION

Sarah Lawrence College

1968

Milestones

1992

Appointed host of PBS LGBT-themed series "In The Life."

1981

Receives Oscar nomination for "Out Here on My Own"

1964

Releases million-selling feminist anthem, "You Don't Own Me"

1963

Hits number one aged 16 with "It's My Party"

Bonus Trivia

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Gore was the only female solo artist to perform at the legendary T.A.M.I. show in 1964.

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A long-time social activist, Gore volunteered in Robert Kennedy's 1968 Presidential campaign and later worked for politician Bella Abzug in New York. 

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Gore appeared in the long-running Broadway show, "Smokey Joe's Cafe," in 1999.

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Gore teamed up with  Lena Dunham and Tavi Gevinson to turn "You Don't Own Me" into an online video public service announcement demanding reproductive rights for women in 2012. 

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