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Jo Stafford (I) (1917–2008)

Jo Stafford's early fame came as a vocalist with the big band of Tommy Dorsey, for which she sang both on her own and with her group, The Pied Pipers. After leaving Dorsey in 1944, Stafford went solo, eventually racking up no less than 93 hits over the next 13 years. Among them: chart-toppers like "Candy" (1945), "My Darling, My Darling" (1948), "... See full bio »

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Known For

A Single Man Soundtrack
Kill Your Darlings Soundtrack
Carol Soundtrack
Psycho Soundtrack


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 2019 The Irishman (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 2019/II Judy (performer: "No Other Love")
 2019/II The Aftermath (performer: "It Could Happen to You")
 2017-2018 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- We're Going to the Catskills! (2018) ... (performer: "You Belong to Me")
- Because You Left (2017) ... (performer: "You Belong to Me" - uncredited)
 2018 The Nun (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 2017 Wonder Wheel (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 2016 Last Spring (Short) (performer: "I'll Be Seeing You")
 2016 A United Kingdom (performer: "Sometimes I'm Happy")
 2015 Fallout 4 (Video Game) (performer: "Personality")
 2015 I Saw the Light (performer: "Tennessee Waltz")
 2015 Carol (performer: "No Other Love")
 2015 Agent Carter (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Now Is Not the End (2015) ... (performer: "Sugar (That Sugar Baby O'Mine) " - uncredited)
 2014 Manhattan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The New World (2014) ... (performer: "Beyond the Sunset" - uncredited)
 2014 Love Hotel (Documentary) (performer: "Tea For Two" lyrics by nm0128371 & music by nm0949207)
 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Nagasaki (2013) ... (performer: "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To")
 2013 Kill Your Darlings (performer: "On the Sunny Side of the Street")
 2012 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- When the Dead Come Knocking (2012) ... (performer: "It Could Happen to You", "Long Ago (and Far Away)" - uncredited)
 2012 Moeder, ik wil bij de revue (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Het geheim (2012) ... (performer: "Thank You For Calling" - uncredited)
 2012 The Master (performer: "No Other Love")
 2012 Stories We Tell (Documentary) (performer: "Ain't Misbehavin")
 2011 The Deep Blue Sea (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 2010 Mafia II (Video Game) (performer: "MAKE LOVE TO ME" - uncredited)
 2009 A Single Man (performer: "Blue Moon" (1934))
 2009 Youth in Revolt (performer: "My Romance")
 2009 Archie's Final Project (performer: "Paris In The Spring" - as Jonathan & Darlene Edwards)
  Cold Case (TV Series) (1 episode, 2006) (performer - 1 episode, 2005)
- The Hen House (2006) ... ("It Could Happen To You")
- Colors (2005) ... (performer: "Candy")
 2003 Normal (TV Movie) (performer: "Long Ago and Far Away")
 2000 Blue Moon (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 1999 The End of the Affair (performer: "Haunted Heart")
 1999 Liberty Heights (performer: "Teach Me Tonight")
 1999 The Straight Story (performer: "Happy Times")
 1998 Psycho (performer: "On the Sunny Side of the Street")
 1997 Lolita (performer: "Tim-Tayshun" - as Cinderella G. Stump)
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Dime a Dance (1995) ... (performer: "Long Ago and Far Away")
 1993 Household Saints (performer: "I Never Loved Anyone")
 1993 Dennis the Menace (performer: "Whatcha Know Joe")
 1992 The Mambo Kings (performer: "You Belong To Me")
 1991 Bugsy (performer: "CANDY" (1944), "LONG AGO (AND FAR AWAY)" (1944))
 1991 Let Him Have It (performer: "You Belong to Me")
 1990 The Two Jakes (performer: "Haunted Heart")
 1988 Biloxi Blues (performer: "Blue Moon")
 1987 Crazy Moon (performer: "I'll Be Seeing You")
 1987 Tin Men (performer: "All the Things You Are", "You Belong to Me")
 1984 Swing Shift (performer: "I'll Be Seeing You")
 1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie (performer: "Carioca" - as Darlene Edwards, uncredited)
 1971 The Last Picture Show (performer: "You Belong To Me" - uncredited)
 1969 Mondo Trasho (performer: "Jambalaya")
 1963-1964 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.14 (1964) ... (performer: "Jingle Journey", "It's Almost Like Being in Love")
- Episode #1.11 (1963) ... (performer: "Tomorrow Mountain", "Yesterdays", "Temptation")
 1961 The Jo Stafford Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Four Seasons (1961) ... (performer: "It's a Lovely Day Today" (1950), "Summertime" (1935), "Autumn Leaves" (Les Feuilles Mortes))
 1959 The Bing Crosby Special (TV Special) (performer: "Fancy Meeting You Here", "You Came a Long Way From St. Louis", "I'd Like To Get You On a Slow Boat To China", "I Can't Get Started With You", "It Happened In Old Monterey", "Hindoostan", "Hooray For Love")
 1958 The Voice of Firestone (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.1 (1958) ... (performer: "St. Louis Blues", "I Feel a Song Coming On")
 1958 Shower of Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jack Benny Celebrates His 40th Birthday (1958) ... (performer: "Life Begins At 40")
 1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jo Stafford (1957) ... (performer: "Taking a Chance on Love", "Hey, Good Lookin'", "Friendship" - uncredited)
 1947 Dark Passage (performer: "Too Marvelous for Words" - uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady (performer: "I Love an Esquire Girl" (1943), "Katie Went to Haiti" (1939))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Jo Stafford: The Portrait Edition" (four-CD boxed set) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Darlene Edwards | The Pied Pipers


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

[when asked why she would not come out of retirement] For the same reason that Lana Turner is not posing in bathing suits anymore. See more »


She was awarded 3 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1625 Vine Street; for Radio at 1709 Vine Street; and for Television at 7270 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »


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