George Melly (1926–2007)

Music Department | Actor | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Take a Girl Like You (1969) | Smashing Time (1967) | Ain't Misbehavin' (1997)
NICKNAME  
Good Time George
BORN 
Aug 17, 1926 (died Jul 5, 2007)

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Past Film & Video (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Thief and the CobblerThe Thief and the Cobbler Dwarf (original version) (voice)  Less 1993 $28MM $669K / —
  • Primary photo for Sweet MovieSweet Movie Actor  Less 1974 CAD 700K
  • Primary photo for Take a Girl Like YouTake a Girl Like You Writer (screenplay)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Smashing TimeSmashing Time Additional Lyrics, Lyrics ("Smashing Time", "Carnaby Street", "Waiting For My Friend", "New Clothes", "While I'm Still Young", "Day Out", "Trouble", "The Morning After", "Baby Don't Go", "Swinging Thru London"), Writer  Less 1967
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Ain't Misbehavin'Ain't Misbehavin' (TV Mini-series) Bing Williams (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Frank Stubbs PromotesFrank Stubbs Promotes (TV Series) Auctioneer (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Charity (Jul 11, 1994) Auctioneer  Less
  • Primary photo for DemobDemob (TV Series) Marshall Gould (3 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 3
  • Primary photo for Moving ArtMoving Art (TV Mini-series) Writer (script) (7 episodes, 1991), Himself - Presenter (7 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 7
    • St Albans (Oct 31, 1991) Himself - Presenter, Writer (script)  Less
    • Southend-On-Sea (Oct 24, 1991) Himself - Presenter, Writer (script)  Less
    • Norwich (Oct 10, 1991) Himself - Presenter, Writer (script)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Bit of a DoA Bit of a Do (TV Mini-series) Performer (theme music) (10 episodes, 1989), Performer (title music) (3 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 13
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  • Primary photo for Death of an InformerDeath of an Informer (TV Movie) Mr Melly  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Writer ("Waiting For My Friend") (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
    • Episode #5.26 (Mar 30, 1968) Writer ("Waiting For My Friend")  Less
  • Primary photo for Your Sunday PaperYour Sunday Paper (TV Series) Writer (script) (1 episode, 1967), Himself - Programme Presenter (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
    • Humour (Jun 18, 1967) Himself - Programme Presenter, Writer (script)  Less
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Storyteller (5 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967 5
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Self (59 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 50s Britannia50s Britannia (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The ColonyThe Colony Himself  Less 2009 £500K
  • Primary photo for George Melly's Last StandGeorge Melly's Last Stand (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 60s: The Beatles DecadeThe 60s: The Beatles Decade (TV Series) Himself - Writer & jazz musician (3 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Stoned in SuburbiaStoned in Suburbia (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Jazz BritanniaJazz Britannia (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Beat the NationBeat the Nation (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The BluesThe Blues (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself - Jazz Musician (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Fame, Fashion and Photography: The Real Blow UpFame, Fashion and Photography: The Real Blow Up (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for KellyKelly (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Smoky Dives: Jazz Faces and PlacesSmoky Dives: Jazz Faces and Places (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Have I Got News for YouHave I Got News for You (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Antiques ShowThe Antiques Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The London ProgrammeThe London Programme (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for So Graham NortonSo Graham Norton (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Selection BoxSelection Box (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Celebrity SquaresCelebrity Squares (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1996
  • Primary photo for Heroes of ComedyHeroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for African FootstepsAfrican Footsteps (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Joan Miró: Constellations - The Color of PoetryJoan Miró: Constellations - The Color of Poetry Self (voice)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Drug-Taking and the ArtsDrug-Taking and the Arts Himself (collector, surrealist art)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Moving ArtMoving Art (TV Mini-series) Himself - Presenter (7 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991
    • St Albans (Oct 31, 1991) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Southend-On-Sea (Oct 24, 1991) Himself - Presenter  Less
    • Norwich (Oct 10, 1991) Himself - Presenter  Less
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  • Primary photo for MasterchefMasterchef (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for GalleryGallery (TV Series) Himself - Host  Less 1984–1990
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for 3-2-13-2-1 (TV Series) Himself - Guest Star (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for All Star SecretsAll Star Secrets (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Book FourBook Four (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
    • Episode #2.4 (Nov 13, 1983) Himself - Interviewee  Less
  • Primary photo for StarburstStarburst (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1981
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  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1973)  Less 1973–1981
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest Columnist (3 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1978
  • Primary photo for The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social ClubThe Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1977
  • Primary photo for All You Need Is LoveAll You Need Is Love (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Tell Me AnotherTell Me Another (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977
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  • Primary photo for 4545 (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself - Presenter / Himself (3 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1974
  • Primary photo for Just a NimmoJust a Nimmo (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for AquariusAquarius (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Film NightFilm Night (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Whose Baby?Whose Baby? (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Man AliveMan Alive (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Call My BluffCall My Bluff (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for ReviewReview (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Frost on SundayFrost on Sunday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for ReleaseRelease (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Take It or Leave ItTake It or Leave It (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1967
  • Primary photo for Your Sunday PaperYour Sunday Paper (TV Series) Himself - Programme Presenter (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
    • Humour (Jun 18, 1967) Himself - Programme Presenter  Less
  • Primary photo for The Art GameThe Art Game (TV Mini-series) Himself (3 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for MonitorMonitor (TV Series) Himself - Presenter 'The Middle-Class Magician' (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Sunday BreakThe Sunday Break (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Music ShopMusic Shop (TV Series) Himself - Performer (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Six-Five SpecialSix-Five Special (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Off the RecordOff the Record (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1958
  • Primary photo for Jazz SessionJazz Session (TV Series) Himself  Less 1957– 
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