Louis Prima

Over the duration of his career, Louis Prima produced music for multiple Hollywood productions. Prima's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the comedic adaptation "Manhattan Merry-Go-Round" ... Read more »
Born: 12/07/1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Music (68)

Allied 2016 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing") (Song)

Florence Foster Jenkins 2016 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing") (Song)

Term Life 2016 (Movie)

("Hey Boy! Hey Girl! (feat. Keely Smith") (Song Performer)

Shanghai 2015 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing") (Song)

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015 (Movie)

("Five Months, Two Weeks, Two Days") (Song Performer)

The Wedding Ringer 2015 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)") (Song)

Blood Ties 2014 (Movie)

("When It's Sleepy Time Down South") (Song Performer)

Jersey Boys 2014 (Movie)

("Sunday Kind Of Love") (Song)

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks 2014 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing") (Song)

The Other Woman 2014 (Movie)

("A Sunday Kind Of Love") (Song)

Think Like a Man Too 2014 (Movie)

("Jump, Jive An' Wail") (Song Performer)

Battle of the Year 3D 2013 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)") (Song)

An Education 2009 (Movie)

("Sunday Kind Of Love") (Song)

Bart Got a Room 2009 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)") (Song)

Capitalism: A Love Story 2009 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)") (Song)

Me and Orson Welles 2009 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing") (Song)

Australia 2008 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)") (Song)

My Best Friend's Girl 2008 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing") (Song)

We Own the Night 2007 (Movie)

"I Ain't Got Nobody" (Song Performer)

Find Me Guilty 2006 (Movie)

("When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)") (Song Performer)

Mission: Impossible III 2006 (Movie)

("A Sunday Kind of Love") (Song)

Sleeping Dogs Lie 2006 (Movie)

("When You're Smiling") (Song Performer)

Kicking & Screaming 2005 (Movie)

("Zuma Zuma Baca La") (Song Performer)

Bright Young Things 2004 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing") (Song)

Anger Management 2003 (Movie)

("When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)") (Song Performer)

Elf 2003 (Movie)

("Pennies From Heaven") (Song Performer)

Below 2002 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing)") (Song)

From Broadway: Fosse 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Song

Burn the Floor 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Girl on the Bridge 2000 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing") (Song)

My Dog Skip 2000 (Movie)

("Chasing Shadows") (Song Performer)

The Crew 2000 (Movie)

("Pennies From Heaven") (Song Performer)

Analyze This 1999 (Movie)

("Angelina (The Waitress At The Pizzeria)") (Song)

Analyze This 1999 (Movie)

("When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)") (Song Performer)

Blast From the Past 1999 (Movie)

("That Old Black Magic") (Song Performer)

Just the Ticket 1999 (Movie)

("When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles with You)") (Song Performer)

Mickey Blue Eyes 1999 (Movie)

("Just a Gigolo" "Buena Sera Senorita") (Song Performer)

One More Kiss 1999 (Movie)

("Hey Boy! Hey Girl!") (Song Performer)

The Bachelor 1999 (Movie)

("Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody (medley)") (Song Performer)

The Out-Of-Towners 1999 (Movie)

("That Old Black Magic") (Song Performer)

City of Angels 1998 (Movie)

("Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop") (Song Performer)

Dance With Me 1998 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)") (Song)

Permanent Midnight 1998 (Movie)

("When You're Smiling ('The Whoe World Smiles With You')") (Song Performer)

Swing 1998 (Movie)

("Five Months Two Weeks Two Days") (Song)

Deconstructing Harry 1997 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing)") (Song)

Eve's Bayou 1997 (Movie)

("Sunday Kind of Love") (Song)

Going All the Way 1997 (Movie)

("A Sunday Kind of Love") (Song)

Daddy Dearest 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Song

Mad Dog and Glory 1993 (Movie)

("That Old Black Magic" "Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody") (Song Performer)

Manhattan Murder Mystery 1993 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)) (Song)

Swing Kids 1993 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing)") (Song)

City of Hope 1991 (Movie)

song arranger (Song)

City of Hope 1991 (Movie)

("Oh Marie" "Buona Sera") (Song Performer)

The Butcher's Wife 1991 (Movie)

("Sing, Sing, Sing") (Song)

The Man in the Family 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Chicago Joe and the Showgirl 1990 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing)") (Song)

New York Stories 1989 (Movie)

song "Sing, Sing, Sing"(("Oedipus Wrecks")) (Song)

Vamp 1986 (Movie)

("That Old Black Magic") (Song Performer)

Racing With the Moon 1984 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing (With a Swing)") (Song)

Star 80 1983 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing") (Song)

American Pop 1981 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing") (Song)

They All Laughed 1981 (Movie)

("Sing Sing Sing") (Song)

Raging Bull 1980 (Movie)

("I Ain't Got Nobody") (Song Performer)

Hey Boy! Hey Girl! 1958 (Movie)

("A Banana Split For My Baby" "Nitey-Nite") (Song)

Hey Boy! Hey Girl! 1958 (Movie)

("Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" "A Banana Split For My Baby" "Oh Marie" "Lazy River" "When The Saints Go Marching In") (Song Performer)

Senior Prom 1958 (Movie)

("That Old Black Magic") (Song Performer)

Windy City Heat (TV Show)

Song Performer
Actor (5)

Louis Prima: The Wildest! 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Jungle Book 1967 (Movie)

of King Louie of the Apes (Voice)

Hey Boy! Hey Girl! 1958 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Senior Prom 1958 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Manhattan Merry-Go-Round 1936 (Movie)

Louis Pima Band (Actor)

Biography

Over the duration of his career, Louis Prima produced music for multiple Hollywood productions. Prima's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the comedic adaptation "Manhattan Merry-Go-Round" (1937) with Phil Regan, the musical comedy "You Can't Have Everything" (1937) with Alice Faye and "Start Cheering" (1938). He also appeared in "Rose of Washington Square" (1939), "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" (1959) and the Howard Miller musical "Senior Prom" (1959). In the nineties, Prima devoted his time to various credits, such as "Swing Kids" (1993), "Deconstructing Harry" (1997) starring Caroline Aaron, "Eve's Bayou" with Samuel L. Jackson (1997) and "Going All the Way" (1997). In the early 2000s, Prima lent his talents to projects like "Below" with Matthew Davis (2002), the Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson smash hit "Anger Management" (2003), the Will Ferrell and James Caan hit "Elf" (2003), "Bright Young Things" (2004) starring Stephen Campbell Moore and "Kicking & Screaming" (2005). Prima also provided music for "One More Kiss."

Milestones

Popular songs include "Sing Sing Sing" and "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody".

Known for such albums as "Breaking It Up!"

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