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Julie London was an American singer and actress. She was best known for her smoky, sensual voice. London was at her singing career's peak in the 1950s. Her acting career lasted more than 35 years. It concluded with the female lead role of nurse Dixie McCall on the television series
Television program
A television program , also called television show, is a segment of content which is intended to be broadcast on television. It may be a one-time production or part of a periodically recurring series...

 Emergency!
Emergency!
Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios...

(1972–1979), co-starring her best friend Robert Fuller
Robert Fuller (actor)
Robert Fuller is an American former television Western actor and current rancher. In his five decades of television, he's best known for starring roles on the popular 1960s western series Laramie as Jess Harper, and Wagon Train as Cooper Smith, as well as his work for his lead role, Dr...

 and her real-life husband Bobby Troup
Bobby Troup
Robert William "Bobby" Troup Jr. was an American actor, jazz pianist and songwriter. He is best known for writing the popular standard " Route 66", and for his role as Dr...

, and produced by her ex-husband Jack Webb
Jack Webb
John Randolph "Jack" Webb , also known by the pseudonym John Randolph, was an American actor, television producer, director and screenwriter, who is most famous for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the radio and television series Dragnet...

.

Early life


Born Gayle Peck in Santa Rosa, California
Santa Rosa, California
Santa Rosa is the county seat of Sonoma County, California, United States. The 2010 census reported a population of 167,815. Santa Rosa is the largest city in California's Wine Country and fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area, after San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, and Fremont and 26th...

, she was the daughter of Jack and Josephine Peck, who were a vaudeville
Vaudeville
Vaudeville was a theatrical genre of variety entertainment in the United States and Canada from the early 1880s until the early 1930s. Each performance was made up of a series of separate, unrelated acts grouped together on a common bill...

 song-and-dance team. When she was 14, the family moved to Los Angeles
Los Ángeles
Los Ángeles is the capital of the province of Biobío, in the commune of the same name, in Region VIII , in the center-south of Chile. It is located between the Laja and Biobío rivers. The population is 123,445 inhabitants...

. Shortly after that, she began appearing in movies. She graduated from the Hollywood Professional School
Hollywood Professional School
Hollywood Professional School was a private school in Hollywood, California, United States, for children working in show business, operating mornings only so that the children could work in the afternoon...

 in 1945.

Marriages


In July 1947 she married actor Jack Webb
Jack Webb
John Randolph "Jack" Webb , also known by the pseudonym John Randolph, was an American actor, television producer, director and screenwriter, who is most famous for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the radio and television series Dragnet...

 (of Dragnet
Dragnet (series)
Dragnet is a radio and television crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners...

fame). Her widely regarded beauty and poise (she was a pinup girl prized by GIs during World War II
World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...

) contrasted strongly with his pedestrian appearance and streetwise acting technique (much parodied by impersonators). This unlikely pairing arose from their mutual love for jazz
Jazz
Jazz is a musical style that originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States. It was born out of a mix of African and European music traditions. From its early development until the present, jazz has incorporated music from 19th and 20th...

. They had two daughters: Stacy and Lisa Webb. London and Webb divorced in November 1954. Daughter Stacy Webb was killed in a traffic accident in 1996.

In 1954, having become somewhat reclusive after her divorce from Webb, she met jazz composer
Composer
A composer is a person who creates music, either by musical notation or oral tradition, for interpretation and performance, or through direct manipulation of sonic material through electronic media...

 and musician Bobby Troup
Bobby Troup
Robert William "Bobby" Troup Jr. was an American actor, jazz pianist and songwriter. He is best known for writing the popular standard " Route 66", and for his role as Dr...

 at a club on La Brea Avenue
La Brea Avenue
La Brea Avenue is a prominent north/south thoroughfare in Los Angeles. Several museums are located along La Brea, and it is known for having many stores and eateries.-Description:...

 in Los Angeles. They married on December 31, 1959, and remained married until his death in February 1999. They had one daughter, Kelly Troup, who died in March 2002, and twin sons, Jody and Reese Troup (b.May 28, 1963). One of her twin sons, Jody Troup died June 10, 2010, just 13 days after his 47th birthday. His cremated remains are interred with those of his parents, in the Columbarium of Providence columbarium, at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills Cemetery is part of the Forest Lawn chain of Southern California cemeteries. It is at 6300 Forest Lawn Drive in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California, on the lower north slope at the far east end of the Santa Monica...

 in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles , with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in California, USA and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of , and is located in Southern California...

.

Later life


London suffered a stroke in 1995, and was in poor health until her death on October 18, 2000 (her beloved husband Bobby's birthdate), in Encino
Encino, Los Angeles, California
Encino is a hilly district of the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. Specifically, it is located in the central portion of the southern San Fernando Valley and on the north slope of the Santa Monica Mountains...

, California, at age 74. Survived by three of her five children, London was interred next to Troup, in Courts of Remembrance, Columbarium of Providence, at Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills Cemetery
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills Cemetery is part of the Forest Lawn chain of Southern California cemeteries. It is at 6300 Forest Lawn Drive in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, California, on the lower north slope at the far east end of the Santa Monica...

, Los Angeles. Her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Walk of Fame consists of more than 2,400 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along fifteen blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California...

 is at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Singing


London began singing in public in her teens before appearing in a film. She was discovered by talent agent
Talent agent
A talent agent, or booking agent, is a person who finds jobs for actors, authors, film directors, musicians, models, producers, professional athletes, writers and other people in various entertainment businesses. Having an agent is not required, but does help the artist in getting jobs...

 Sue Carol
Sue Carol
Sue Carol was an American actress and talent agent.While at a social function in Los Angeles in 1927, a director offered her a part in a film. She took it and began playing minor parts...

 (wife of actor Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd
-Early life:Ladd was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was the only child of Ina Raleigh Ladd and Alan Ladd, Sr. He was of English ancestry. His father died when he was four, and his mother relocated to Oklahoma City where she married Jim Beavers, a housepainter...

) while London was working as an elevator operator. Her early film career did not include any singing roles.

She recorded 32 albums in a career that began in 1955 with a live performance at the 881 Club in Los Angeles. Billboard
Billboard (magazine)
Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry, and is one of the oldest trade magazines in the world. It maintains several internationally recognized music charts that track the most popular songs and albums in various categories on a weekly basis...

named her the most popular female vocalist for 1955, 1956, and 1957. She was the subject of a 1957 Life
Life (magazine)
Life generally refers to three American magazines:*A humor and general interest magazine published from 1883 to 1936. Time founder Henry Luce bought the magazine in 1936 solely so that he could acquire the rights to its name....

cover article in which she was quoted as saying, "It's only a thimbleful of a voice, and I have to use it close to the microphone. But it is a kind of oversmoked voice, and it automatically sounds intimate."

Julie London's debut recordings were for the Bethlehem Records
Bethlehem Records
Bethlehem Records was a record label based in New York and Hollywood founded by Gus Wildi in 1953. It was bought by King Records in the early 1960s....

 label. While shopping for a record deal, she recorded 4 tracks that would later be included on the compilation albums Bethlehem's Girlfriends in 1955. Bobby Troup backed London on the dates, and London recorded the standards "Don't Worry About Me", "Motherless Child", "A Foggy Day
A Foggy Day
"A Foggy Day" is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, introduced by Fred Astaire in the 1937 film A Damsel in Distress...

", and "You're Blasé
You're Blasé
"You're Blasé" is a jazz standard written in 1931 by Ord Hamilton and Bruce Sievier and sung by Ella Fitzgerald on her albums Like Someone in Love and Take Love Easy ....

".

London's most famous single, "Cry Me a River", was written by her high-school
High school
High school is a term used in parts of the English speaking world to describe institutions which provide all or part of secondary education. The term is often incorporated into the name of such institutions....

 classmate, Arthur Hamilton
Arthur Hamilton
Arthur Hamilton is an American songwriter, who is best known for writing the song "Cry Me a River", first published in 1953 and most famously recorded by Julie London in 1955....

, and produced by Troup. The recording became a million-seller after its release in December 1955 and also sold on re-issue in April 1983 from the attention brought by a Mari Wilson
Mari Wilson
Mari Wilson is an English singer, best known for her sometimes quirky, early 1960s-influenced pop music songs, and her beehive hairstyle.-Career:...

 cover
Cover version
In popular music, a cover version or cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording of a contemporary or previously recorded, commercially released song or popular song...

. London performed the song in the film The Girl Can't Help It
The Girl Can't Help It
The Girl Can't Help It is a 1956 comedy musical film starring Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell, and Edmond O'Brien. It was produced and directed by Frank Tashlin, with a screenplay adapted by Tashlin and Herbert Baker from an uncredited novel Do Re Me by Garson Kanin...

(1956), and her recording gained later attention in the films Passion of Mind
Passion of Mind
Passion of Mind is a 2000 American psychological drama film starring Demi Moore. It was the first English-language film from Belgian director Alain Berliner, best known for the arthouse success Ma Vie en Rose.-Plot:...

(2000) and V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta (film)
V for Vendetta is a 2005 dystopian thriller film directed by James McTeigue and produced by Joel Silver and the Wachowski brothers, who also wrote the screenplay. It is an adaptation of the V for Vendetta comic book by Alan Moore and David Lloyd...

 (2006).

Other popular singles include "Hot Toddy," "Daddy" and "Desafinado." Recordings such as "Go Slow" epitomized her career style: her voice is slow, smoky, and sensual.

The song "Yummy Yummy Yummy
Yummy Yummy Yummy
"Yummy Yummy Yummy" is a bubblegum pop song by Arthur Resnick and Joey Levine, first recorded by Ohio Express in 1968. Their version reached #4 in the U.S. Pop Singles chart and #5 in the UK Singles Chart. It has since been covered by many artists. Ohio Express was a studio concoction and none of...

" was featured on the HBO television series Six Feet Under and appears on its soundtrack album
Soundtrack album
A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television program. In some cases, not all the tracks from the movie are included in the album; however there are rare cases of songs in the trailers that do not appear in...

. Her last recording was "My Funny Valentine
My Funny Valentine
"My Funny Valentine" is a show tune from the 1937 Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart musical Babes in Arms in which it was introduced by former child star Mitzi Green...

" for the soundtrack of the Burt Reynolds film Sharky's Machine
Sharky's Machine (film)
Sharky's Machine is a 1981 motion picture directed by Burt Reynolds, who stars in the title role. The movie is an adaptation of William Diehl's first novel Sharky's Machine , with a screenplay by Gerald Di Pego....

(1981).http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0518728/bio

Film


Primarily remembered as a singer, London also made more than 20 films. One of her strongest performances came in Man of the West
Man of the West
Man of the West is a 1958 western film starring Gary Cooper and directed by Anthony Mann in his last film in the genre. The screenplay, written by Reginald Rose, is based on the novel The Border Jumpers by Will C...

(1958), starring Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper
Frank James Cooper, known professionally as Gary Cooper, was an American film actor. He was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style and his stoic, but at times intense screen persona, which was particularly well suited to the many Westerns he made...

 and directed by Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann was an American actor and film director, most notably of film noirs and Westerns. As a director, he often collaborated with the cinematographer John Alton and with James Stewart in his Westerns.-Biography:...

, in which her character, the film's only woman, is abused and humiliated by an outlaw
Outlaw
In historical legal systems, an outlaw is declared as outside the protection of the law. In pre-modern societies, this takes the burden of active prosecution of a criminal from the authorities. Instead, the criminal is withdrawn all legal protection, so that anyone is legally empowered to persecute...

 gang
Gang
A gang is a group of people who, through the organization, formation, and establishment of an assemblage, share a common identity. In current usage it typically denotes a criminal organization or else a criminal affiliation. In early usage, the word gang referred to a group of workmen...

.

Television


She performed on many television variety series
Variety show
A variety show, also known as variety arts or variety entertainment, is an entertainment made up of a variety of acts, especially musical performances and sketch comedy, and normally introduced by a compère or host. Other types of acts include magic, animal and circus acts, acrobatics, juggling...

 and also in dramatic roles, including guest appearances on Rawhide
Rawhide (TV series)
Rawhide is an American Western series that aired for eight seasons on the CBS network on Friday nights, from January 9, 1959 to September 3, 1965, before moving to Tuesday nights from September 14, 1965 until January 4, 1966, with a total of 217 black-and-white episodes...

(1960) and The Big Valley
The Big Valley
The Big Valley is an American television Western which ran on ABC from September 15, 1965, to May 19, 1969, which starred Barbara Stanwyck, as a California widowed mother. It was created by A.I. Bezzerides and Louis F. Edelman...

(1968). Her ex-husband Webb was executive producer
Executive producer
An executive producer is a producer who is not involved in any technical aspects of the film making or music process, but who is still responsible for the overall production...

 for the series Emergency!
Emergency!
Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios...

,
and in 1972 he hired both his ex-wife and her husband Troup for key roles. London received second-billing as nurse Dixie McCall, while Troup received third-billing as emergency-room physician
Physician
A physician is a health care provider who practices the profession of medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury and other physical and mental impairments...

 Dr. Joe Early. She and her co-stars Robert Fuller
Robert Fuller (actor)
Robert Fuller is an American former television Western actor and current rancher. In his five decades of television, he's best known for starring roles on the popular 1960s western series Laramie as Jess Harper, and Wagon Train as Cooper Smith, as well as his work for his lead role, Dr...

, Randolph Mantooth
Randolph Mantooth
Randolph Donald Mantooth is an American character actor of stage, film and television. Mantooth is best known for his work in the 1970s medical drama, Emergency!, as Johnny Gage, a Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedic...

, and Kevin Tighe
Kevin Tighe
Kevin Tighe is an American character actor primarily known for his roles on television. Tighe is best known for his role as Roy DeSoto, a senior paramedic, on the NBC series Emergency! . He and Randolph Mantooth, his partner in the series, have remained close friends...

 also appeared in an episode of the Webb-produced series Adam-12
Adam-12
Adam-12 was a television police drama which followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12. Created by Jack Webb who is known for creating Dragnet, the series captured a...

, reprising their roles. London and Troup appeared as panelists on the game show
Game show
A game show is a type of radio or television program in which members of the public, television personalities or celebrities, sometimes as part of a team, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles usually for money and/or prizes...

 Tattletales
Tattletales
Tattletales is a game show which first aired on the CBS daytime schedule on February 18, 1974. It was hosted by Bert Convy, with several announcers, including Jack Clark, Gene Wood, Johnny Olson and John Harlan, providing the voiceover at various times...

several times in the 1970s. In the 1950s London appeared in an advertisement for Marlboro cigarettes singing the "Marlboro Song", and in 1978 appeared in television advertisements for Rose Milk Skin Care Cream. Her song "Love Must Be Catchin' On" appeared in the premiere episode of the ABC series Pan Am
Pan Am (TV series)
Pan Am is an American period drama television series created by writer Jack Orman. Named for the iconic Pan American World Airways, the series focuses on the pilots and stewardesses of the airline as it operated in the early 1960s at the beginning of the commercial jet age.Sony licensed the rights...

on Sunday, Sept. 25 2011.

Albums



  • Bethlehem's Girlfriends (1955 - debut recordings)
  • Julie Is Her Name
    Julie Is Her Name
    Julie Is Her Name was the first LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records in December, 1955, under catalog numbers LRP-3006, in monaural form. It was subsequently reprocessed to produce a stereophonic album, and this stereophonic version was released on May 25, 1960 as catalog number...

    (1955, U.S. #2)
  • Lonely Girl
    Lonely Girl (Julie London album)
    Lonely Girl was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3012 as a monophonic recording in 1956, and later in stereo under catalog number LST-7029 in 1959....

    (1956, U.S. #16)
  • Calendar Girl
    Calendar Girl (Julie London album)
    Calendar Girl was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number SL-9002 in 1956. In keeping with the title, each of the first twelve tracks had a month in its title, completing the album with a song entitled "Thirteenth Month." Two of the songs were composed...

    (1956, U.S. #18)
  • About the Blues
    About the Blues
    About the Blues was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3043 in 1957 and LST-7012 in 1958. Most of the songs in the album have "blues" in their titles....

    (1957, U.S. #15)
  • Make Love to Me
    Make Love to Me (Julie London album)
    -References:...

    (1957)
  • Julie
    Julie (album)
    Julie was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3096 in 1957 and LST-7004 in 1958.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1958)
  • Julie Is Her Name, Volume II
    Julie Is Her Name, Volume II
    Julie Is Her Name, Volume II was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records on August 1, 1958, under catalog numbers LRP-3100 and LST-7100...

    (1958)
  • London by Night
    London by Night
    London by Night was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3105 in monaural and LST-7105 in stereophonic form in 1958....

    (1958)
  • Swing Me an Old Song
    Swing Me an Old Song
    Swing Me an Old Song was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3119 and LST-7119 in 1959.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1959)
  • Your Number Please
    Your Number Please
    Your Number Please was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP 3130.1. Makin' Whoopee - Julie London, Donaldson, Walter2. It Could Happen To You - Julie London, Burke, Johnny...

    (1959)
  • Julie...At Home
    Julie...At Home
    Julie...At Home was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3152 as a monophonic recording in 1960, and later in stereo under catalog number LST-7152 the same year.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1960)
  • Around Midnight
    Around Midnight
    -References:...

    (1960)
  • Send for Me
    Send for Me (Julie London album)
    Send for Me was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3171 as a monophonic recording in 1961, and later in stereo under catalog number LST-7171 in 1961.-Track listing:-External links:...

    (1961)
  • Whatever Julie Wants
    Whatever Julie Wants
    Whatever Julie Wants was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3192 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7192 in stereo in 1961.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1961)
  • The Best of Julie (1962)
  • Sophisticated Lady
    Sophisticated Lady (Julie London album)
    -References:...

    (1962)
  • Love Letters
    Love Letters (Julie London album)
    Love Letters was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3231 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7231 in stereo in 1962.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1962)
  • Love on the Rocks
    Love on the Rocks (Julie London album)
    Love on the Rocks was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3249 as a monophonic recording in 1963, and later in stereo under catalog number LST-7249 the same year.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1962)

  • Latin in a Satin Mood
    Latin in a Satin Mood
    Latin in a Satin Mood was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3278 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7278 in stereo in 1963.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1963)
  • Julie's Golden Greats (1963)
  • The End of the World
    The End of the World (Julie London album)
    The End of the World was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3300 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7300 in stereo in June 1963...

    (1963, U.S. #127)
  • The Wonderful World of Julie London
    The Wonderful World of Julie London
    The Wonderful World of Julie London was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3324 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7324 in stereo in November 1963. This was Julie London's final charting album, reaching #136 on the Billboard charts.-Track...

    (1963, U.S. #136)
  • Julie London
    Julie London (Julie London album)
    Julie London was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3342 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7342 in stereo in 1964....

    (1964)
  • In Person at the Americana
    In Person at the Americana
    In Person at the Americana was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3375 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7375 in stereo in 1964.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1964)
  • Our Fair Lady
    Our Fair Lady
    Our Fair Lady was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3392 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7392 in stereo in 1965.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1965)
  • Feeling Good
    Feeling Good (Julie London album)
    Feeling Good was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3416 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7416 in stereo in 1965.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1965)
  • By Myself (1965, produced exclusively for the Columbia Record Club)
  • All Through the Night: Julie London Sings the Choicest of Cole Porter
    All Through the Night: Julie London Sings the Choicest of Cole Porter
    All Through the Night: Julie London Sings the Choicest of Cole Porter was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3434 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7434 in stereo in 1965.-Track listing:...

    (1965)
  • For the Night People
    For the Night People
    For the Night People was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3478 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7478 in stereo in 1966.-Track listing:-References:...

    (1966)
  • Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast
    Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast
    Nice Girls Don't Stay for Breakfast was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3493 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7493 in stereo in 1967...

    (1967)
  • With Body & Soul
    With Body & Soul
    With Body & Soul was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3514 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7514 in stereo in 1967...

    (1967)
  • Easy Does It
    Easy Does It (Julie London album)
    -References:...

    (1968)
  • Yummy, Yummy, Yummy
    Yummy, Yummy, Yummy (Julie London album)
    Yummy, Yummy, Yummy is a 1969 album by Julie London. It was London's final album for Liberty Records, her label since 1955. The album was released under catalog number LST 7609....

    (1969)
  • The Very Best Of Julie London (1975)
  • The Ultimate Collection (2006) [3 CD Box Set]


Charted Recordings



  • "Cry Me a River" (U.S. #9, 1955)
  • "Blue Moon
    Blue Moon (song)
    "Blue Moon"'s first crossover recording to rock and roll came from Elvis Presley in 1956. His cover version of the song was included on his self-titled debut album Elvis Presley....

    " (South Africa #7, 1961)
  • "Desafinado" (Slightly Out Of Tune)" (U.S. # 110, 1962)

  • "I'm Coming Back To You" (U.S. # 118, 1963)
  • "Yummy Yummy Yummy
    Yummy Yummy Yummy
    "Yummy Yummy Yummy" is a bubblegum pop song by Arthur Resnick and Joey Levine, first recorded by Ohio Express in 1968. Their version reached #4 in the U.S. Pop Singles chart and #5 in the UK Singles Chart. It has since been covered by many artists. Ohio Express was a studio concoction and none of...

    " (U.S. #125, 1968)
  • "Like To Get To Know You" (Easy Listening #15, 1969)


Filmography



  • Nabonga
    Nabonga
    Nabonga is a PRC film made in 1943 starring Buster Crabbe and in her debut, Julie London. It was retitled Jungle Woman in the British Empire.- Plot :...

    (1944)
  • Diamond Horseshoe (1945) (bit part)
  • On Stage Everybody (1945)
  • A Night in Paradise (1946) (bit part)
  • The Red House (1947)
  • Tap Roots
    Tap Roots
    Tap Roots is a 1948 period film set during the American Civil War. It is very loosely based on the true life story of Newton Knight, a farm owner who attempted to secede Jones County from Mississippi....

    (1948)
  • Task Force (1949)
  • Return of the Frontiersman (1950)
  • The Fat Man (1951)
  • The Fighting Chance (1955)
  • The Girl Can't Help It
    The Girl Can't Help It
    The Girl Can't Help It is a 1956 comedy musical film starring Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell, and Edmond O'Brien. It was produced and directed by Frank Tashlin, with a screenplay adapted by Tashlin and Herbert Baker from an uncredited novel Do Re Me by Garson Kanin...

    (1956)

  • Crime Against Joe (1956)
  • The Great Man
    The Great Man
    The Great Man is a 1956 drama film directed by José Ferrer and based on a novel by Al Morgan. It was loosely based on the controversial career of Arthur Godfrey, the beloved TV and radio host whose image had been tarnished by a number of cast firings and Godfrey's contentious battles with the...

    (1956)
  • Drango (1957)
  • Saddle the Wind (1958)
  • Voice in the Mirror (1958)
  • Man of the West
    Man of the West
    Man of the West is a 1958 western film starring Gary Cooper and directed by Anthony Mann in his last film in the genre. The screenplay, written by Reginald Rose, is based on the novel The Border Jumpers by Will C...

    (1958)
  • Night of the Quarter Moon (1959)
  • The Wonderful Country (1959)
  • A Question of Adultery (1959)
  • The Third Voice (1960)
  • The George Raft Story
    The George Raft Story (film)
    The George Raft Story is a fictionalized 1961 movie biography of former top Hollywood film star George Raft. Ray Danton portrays Raft and the film was directed by Joseph M. Newman...

    (1961)


Television Work



  • What's My Line?
    What's My Line?
    What's My Line? is a panel game show which originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, with several international versions and subsequent U.S. revivals. The game tasked celebrity panelists with questioning contestants in order to determine their occupations....

    Mystery guests on September 29, 1957 (Episode # 382) (Season 9 Episode 5), (three episodes) (1957–1961)
  • Rawhide
    Rawhide (TV series)
    Rawhide is an American Western series that aired for eight seasons on the CBS network on Friday nights, from January 9, 1959 to September 3, 1965, before moving to Tuesday nights from September 14, 1965 until January 4, 1966, with a total of 217 black-and-white episodes...

    (one episode) (1960)
  • Dan Raven
    Dan Raven
    Dan Raven is a crime drama starring Skip Homeier , a former child actor in films, which aired on NBC between January 23, 1960, and January 6, 1961. The setting of the series is the famous Sunset Strip of West Hollywood, California...

    with Skip Homeier
    Skip Homeier
    -Career:Homeier began acting as Skippy Homeier at the age of six, on the radio show Portia Faces Life. From 1943 until 1944 he played the role of Emil in the Broadway play, Tomorrow the World. Cast as a child indoctrinated into Nazism, who is brought to the United States from Germany following the...

     as June Carney in the episode "Tinge of Red" (1960)
  • The Barbara Stanwyck Show
    The Barbara Stanwyck Show
    The Barbara Stanwyck Show is an American anthology drama television series which ran on NBC from September 1960 to September 1961. Barbara Stanwyck served as hostess, and starred in all but four of the half-hour productions. The four she did not star in were actually pilot episodes of potential...

    as Julie in "Night Visitors" (1961)
  • The Eleventh Hour
    The Eleventh Hour (1962 TV series)
    The Eleventh Hour is an American medical drama about psychiatry starring Wendell Corey, Jack Ging, and Ralph Bellamy, which aired sixty-two new episodes plus selected rebroadcasts on NBC from October 3, 1962, to September 9, 1964.-Series premise:...

    as Joan Ashmond in the episode "Like a Diamond in the Sky") (1963)

  • The Big Valley
    The Big Valley
    The Big Valley is an American television Western which ran on ABC from September 15, 1965, to May 19, 1969, which starred Barbara Stanwyck, as a California widowed mother. It was created by A.I. Bezzerides and Louis F. Edelman...

    (one episode) (1967)
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
    The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American television series that was broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1964, to January 15, 1968. It follows the exploits of two secret agents, played by Robert Vaughn and David McCallum, who work for a fictitious secret international espionage and law-enforcement...

    two episodes, "The Prince of Darkness Affair," Part 1, Part 2, (1967), re-released as the feature film, The Helicopter Spies
    The Helicopter Spies
    The Helicopter Spies is a 1968 film based on the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.. The film was based on the two-part episode of the series 'The Prince of Darkness Affair' which aired in October 1967 during the show's truncated fourth season....

    (1968)
  • Emergency!
    Emergency!
    Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited and distributed by Universal Studios...

    (1972–1979) series regular
  • Adam-12
    Adam-12
    Adam-12 was a television police drama which followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patrolled the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12. Created by Jack Webb who is known for creating Dragnet, the series captured a...

    (one episode, Lost and Found) as Dixie McCall
  • Tattletales
    Tattletales
    Tattletales is a game show which first aired on the CBS daytime schedule on February 18, 1974. It was hosted by Bert Convy, with several announcers, including Jack Clark, Gene Wood, Johnny Olson and John Harlan, providing the voiceover at various times...

    (game show hosted by Bert Convy
    Bert Convy
    Bernard Whalen "Bert" Convy was an Emmy Award winning American actor, singer, game show host and panelist known for his tenure as the host for Tattletales, Super Password, and Win, Lose or Draw.-Early life:...

    , 1974–1978)
  • Emergency: Survival on Charter #220 (1978)
  • " Pan-Am" Premiere Episode on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2011


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