Bill Haley (I) (1925–1981)

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Turtle Beach (1992) | Rock Around the Clock (1956) | Venga a bailar el rock (1957)
AKA 
Bill Haley & The Comets | Bill Haley and His Comets | Bill Haley and the Comets
NICKNAMEs  
The Original King of Rock 'n' Roll, The Father of Rock 'n' Roll
BORN 
Jul 6, 1925 (died Feb 9, 1981)

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Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Wildwood DaysWildwood Days Writer ("CRAZY MAN CRAZY")  Less 2008 $300K
  • Primary photo for Riding GiantsRiding Giants Writer ("Rudy's Rock")  Less 2004 $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Hagström: Allt I MusikHagström: Allt I Musik Performer ("Rock Around the Clock")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Taxi für eine LeicheTaxi für eine Leiche Soundtrack ("Skinny Minnie")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Three WishesThree Wishes Writer ("Crazy Man Crazy")  Less 1995 $10MM $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Turtle BeachTurtle Beach Soundtrack ("ROCK-A-BEATIN' BOOGIE"), Performer ("ROCK-A-BEATIN' BOOGIE")  Less 1992 $779K / —
  • Primary photo for Best of BandstandBest of Bandstand (Video) Performer ("Rock Around the Clock")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll StyleCool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Rip It Up", "(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock") (uncredited)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Hot BubblegumHot Bubblegum Performer ("Rip It Up", "Shake, Rattle and Roll")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Blue Suede ShoesBlue Suede Shoes Himself (as Bill Haley & The Comets), Writer ("Rock-a-Beatin' Boogie")  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Boarding SchoolBoarding School Writer ("Rock a Beatin' Boogie")  Less 1978 $306K / —
  • Primary photo for The Neon PalaceThe Neon Palace Performer ("Rock Around the Clock")  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ¡Adios cuñado!¡Adios cuñado! Writer ("La Tierra de las Mil Danzas") (as Billy Haley)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The ExtraThe Extra Writer ("Florida Twist")  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Here I Am, Here I StayHere I Am, Here I Stay Himself (as Bill Haley and the Comets), Soundtrack ("Es singen und tanzen", "Es spielen"), Writer ("Hot Dog Buddy Buddy", "Whoa Mabel", "Vive la Rock and Roll")  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Venga a bailar el rockVenga a bailar el rock Composer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Don't Knock the RockDon't Knock the Rock Bill Haley (uncredited), Writer ("Calling All Comets", "Hot Dog, Buddy Buddy", "Hook, Line and Sinker")  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Around the World RevueAround the World Revue (Short) Writer ("Shake, Rattle 'n' Roll")  Less 1956 $20K
  • Primary photo for Rock Around the ClockRock Around the Clock Bill Haley (uncredited), Soundtrack ("Rudy's Rock"), Writer ("Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie", "Rock", "Rudy's Rock")  Less 1956 $300K $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Round Up of RhythmRound Up of Rhythm (Short) Bill Haley  Less 1954
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Marvelous Mrs. MaiselThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) Writer ("Crazy Man Crazy") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Gila!Gila! (TV Movie) Lyrics ("Rock-A-Beatin Boogie"), Music ("Rock-A-Beatin Boogie")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Swing the Mood") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • 2010 Semi-FInal (Aug 22, 2010) Writer ("Swing the Mood") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Performer ("Rock Around the Clock") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Performer ("Rock Around the Clock") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Treehouse of Horror XIV (Nov 2, 2003) Performer ("Rock Around the Clock") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BallykissangelBallykissangel (TV Series) Performer ("Rock Around the Clock") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • I Know When I'm Not Wanted (Mar 29, 1998) Performer ("Rock Around the Clock") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Florida LadyFlorida Lady (TV Series) Performer ("See You Later Alligator") (1 episode, 1994), Performer ("Rock Around The Clock") (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 2
    • Traumjobs (Mar 22, 1994) Performer ("See You Later Alligator")  Less
    • Kein Weg zurück (Feb 1, 1994) Performer ("Rock Around The Clock")  Less
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Writer ("New Orleans") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #1.21 (Jan 27, 1965) Writer ("New Orleans")  Less
Self (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Walk on By: The Story of Popular SongWalk on By: The Story of Popular Song (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for AplausoAplauso (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Royal Variety Performance 1979The Royal Variety Performance 1979 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for All You Need Is LoveAll You Need Is Love (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The London Rock and Roll ShowThe London Rock and Roll Show Himself  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Let the Good Times RollLet the Good Times Roll Himself (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for StarparadeStarparade (TV Series) Themselves - Singers (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Ready, Steady, Go!Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Judge (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964
    • Episode #2.2 (Sep 11, 1964) Himself (as Bill Haley and His Comets)  Less
    • Ready Steady-Winner (Sep 16, 1964) Himself - Judge  Less
  • Primary photo for A ritmo de twistA ritmo de twist Himself (uncredited)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for Jóvenes y rebeldesJóvenes y rebeldes Himself (uncredited)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Besito a PapaBesito a Papa Himself  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Vijf jaar Vlaamse TVVijf jaar Vlaamse TV (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Dick Clark ShowThe Dick Clark Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Big RecordThe Big Record (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Washington SquareWashington Square (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Atlantic City HolidayAtlantic City Holiday (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Arthur Godfrey and His FriendsArthur Godfrey and His Friends (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc JockeyThe Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey Himself  Less 1955 $4K
Archive Footage (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for My Music: 50s & 60s Party SongsMy Music: 50s & 60s Party Songs (TV Movie) Themselves (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for My Father and the Man in BlackMy Father and the Man in Black Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory YearsThe Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger's Glory Years (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Story of the GuitarThe Story of the Guitar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Greatest Songs of All Time (Sep 12, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (as Bill Haley and His Comets)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 60s: The Beatles DecadeThe 60s: The Beatles Decade (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Girls and Boys: Sex and British PopGirls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular MusicSoul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Ed Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Vol. 4: Elvis & Other Rock GreatsEd Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Vol. 4: Elvis & Other Rock Greats (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Sendung ohne NamenSendung ohne Namen (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Definitive Elvis: The Army YearsThe Definitive Elvis: The Army Years (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Century: America's TimeThe Century: America's Time (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Rocks 'N' Rolls in the 50'sHollywood Rocks 'N' Rolls in the 50's (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Without WallsWithout Walls (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • Not Fade Away (Apr 23, 1996) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The History of Rock 'n' RollThe History of Rock 'n' Roll (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Rock 'n' Roll History Video: Fabulous FiftiesRock 'n' Roll History Video: Fabulous Fifties (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 1950's: Music, Memories & MilestonesThe 1950's: Music, Memories & Milestones (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Rock 'n' Roll YearsThe Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985
    • 1957 (1985) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • 1956 (Jul 7, 1985) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The South Bank ShowThe South Bank Show (TV Series) Himself (clip from Don't Knock the Rock (1956)) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
    • Little Richard (Mar 3, 1985) Himself (clip from Don't Knock the Rock (1956)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rock and Roll: The Early DaysRock and Roll: The Early Days (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1984 $500K
  • Primary photo for The Compleat BeatlesThe Compleat Beatles (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for When the Music's OverWhen the Music's Over (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1982 $250K
  • Primary photo for American Bandstand's 30th Anniversary SpecialAmerican Bandstand's 30th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Heroes of Rock and RollHeroes of Rock and Roll (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Jaaroverzicht van het N.T.S. JournaalJaaroverzicht van het N.T.S. Journaal (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1958

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