Willy DeVille

Willy DeVille brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. DeVille's earlier work underscored moods in such dramatic films as "Hardcore" (1979) with George C Scott and the ... Read more »
Born: 08/27/1953 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Filmography

Music (15)

CBGB 2013 (Movie)

("Soul Twist") (Song)

Grindhouse 2007 (Movie)

("It's So Easy") (Song Performer)

Grindhouse 2007 (Movie)

("It's So Easy") (Song)

In the Land of Women 2007 (Movie)

("Spanish Stroll") (Song)

Mad Dog and Glory 1993 (Movie)

("Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl") (Song)

Road House 1989 (Movie)

("Savoire Faire") (Song)

The Rachel Papers 1989 (Movie)

(Song)

The Rachel Papers 1989 (Movie)

("Assassin of Love") (Song Performer)

The Princess Bride 1987 (Movie)

(Theme Song)

The Princess Bride 1987 (Movie)

("Storybook Love") (Theme Song Performer)

The Pope of Greenwich Village 1984 (Movie)

("Just to Walk That Little Girl Home") (Song)

Summer Lovers 1982 (Movie)

("Love and Emotion") (Song)

Cruising 1980 (Movie)

(Performer)

Hardcore 1979 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Hardcore 1979 (Movie)

("Easy Slider" "Guardian Angel") (Song Performer)
Actor (3)

Homeboy 1988 (Movie)

Moe's Bodyguard (Actor)

The 60th Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

Biography

Willy DeVille brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. DeVille's earlier work underscored moods in such dramatic films as "Hardcore" (1979) with George C Scott and the Eric Roberts film "The Pope of Greenwich Village" (1984). DeVille was nominated for an Academy Award for "The Princess Bride" in 1987. He followed this honor with songs in the Patrick Swayze action flick "Road House" (1989). , "The Rachel Papers" (1989). , and "Mad Dog and Glory" (1993) with Robert De Niro. DeVille's music was also featured in "Grindhouse" (2007) with Kurt Russell, the Adam Brody comedy "In the Land of Women" (2007) and the John Travolta blockbuster comedic adventure "Wild Hogs" (2007). DeVille was most recently credited in the Alan Rickman dramatic musical "CBGB" (2013). In addition to his music, DeVille also appeared on-screen in the documentary "Born to Lose: The Last Rock 'n' Roll Movie" (1999) with Dee Dee Ramone. DeVille passed away in August 2009 at the age of 56.

Milestones

Popular songs include "Hey Joe" and "Demasiado Corazon".

Known for such albums as "Backstreets Of Desire" and "Live"

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