Darlene Love


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Born Darlene Wright in Los Angeles in 1938, she began her career as lead singer with the vocal trio, The Blossoms. After a spell as regulars on ABC TV's variety show Shindig! (1964) in the early 60s, the trio went on to sing backup on a variety of Elvis Presley recordings, and even backed him on his 1968 NBC-TV special Elvis: The Comeback Special ... See full bio »

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 2015-2018 The View (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Leslie Mann/Darlene Love (2018) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
- Nick Jonas/Darlene Love/Favorite Holiday Things (2017) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
- Patti LaBelle/Darlene Love (2016) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
- Kurt Russell/Darlene Love (2015) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
 2018 Pose (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Giving and Receiving (2018) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Cannonball (2017) ... (performer: "Winter Wonderland", "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
 2017 Christmas Getaway (TV Movie) (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Anna Kendrick/Rhett & Link/Randy Newman (2017) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2016 War Dogs (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2015/II The Night Before (performer: "All Alone on Christmas", "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 1998-2014 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes)
- Jay Thomas/Josh Brolin/Darlene Love (2014) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #21.71 (2013) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #20.61 (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #19.65 (2011) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
- Episode #18.63 (2010) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2013 20 Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (performer: "He's A Rebel", "River Deep, Mountain High", "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)", "Lean On Me", "A Fine, Fine Boy")
 2012 Abominable Christmas (TV Short) (performer: "All Alone on Christmas" - uncredited)
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unholy Night (2012) ... (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" - uncredited)
 2011 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Season to Be Jolly (2011) ... (performer: "White Christmas", "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2011 The Oranges (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.105 (2011) ... (performer: "River Deep - Mountain High")
 2009 SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (TV Special) (performer: "Christmas Time For the Jews" - uncredited)
 2009 Pirate Radio (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" (1963))
 2006 The Holiday (performer: "Winter Wonderland" (1934))
 2006 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (TV Special) (performer: "Christmas Time for the Jews" - uncredited)
 2005 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jack Black/Neil Young (2005) ... (performer: "Christmas Time for the Jews")
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" (1963))
 2003 Love Actually (performer: "All Alone On Christmas" (1992))
 1998 All I Wanna Do (performer: "Starlight, Starbright", "Girlfriends for Life")
 1996 Jingle All the Way (performer: "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", "Sleigh Ride")
 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (performer: "All Alone on Christmas")
 1991 Father of the Bride (performer: "(Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry")
 1990 Goodfellas (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 1987 The Pick-up Artist (performer: "Wait Til' My Bobby Gets Home")
 1985 Better Off Dead... (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
 1984 Bachelor Party (performer: "Alley-Oop")
 1984 Gremlins (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (performer: "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry")
 1983 Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry", "He's a Rebel")
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (performer: "Winter Wonderland")
 1980 The Idolmaker (performer: "Oo Wee Baby")
 1979 Being There (performer: "Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces")
 1973 Basketball Jones (Short) (performer: "Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces")
 1968 Elvis: The Comeback Special (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child / Where Could I Go But to the Lord / Up Above My Head / Saved")
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series) (performer: "[You're My] Soul and Inspiration")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Shindig in Hawaii: Part 2 (1965) ... (performer: "I Hear a Symphony")
- Episode #1.51 (1965) ... (performer: "Saved")
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (performer: "Didn't It Rain")
- Episode #1.3 (1964) ... (performer: "You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)")
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Other Works:

Album: "Dick Tracy" (Sire Records 4-26236). NOTE: "Mr. Fix-it" is her only song on the album, though two versions are included. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Blossoms

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Trivia:

She is one of David Letterman's favorite singers. On the final live show before Christmas, she appears on he Late Show with David Letterman (1993) to sing her classic "Christmas, Baby Please Come Home". In one memorable appearance, her rendition was broadcast live to US troops stationed overseas. Letterman has said, "It is just not Christmas without Darlene Love". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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