Melissa Manchester

Soundtrack | Actress | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The Great Mouse Detective (1986) | Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (2001) | Out of Africa (1985)
AWARDS 
1 win & 2 nominations More »
BORN 
Feb 15, 1951 (age 66)

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Past Film & Video (18 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Dirty GirlDirty Girl Piano Playing Teacher, Performer ("You Should Hear How She Talks About You", "Singing From My Soul", "Midnight Blue", "Through The Eyes Of Love", "Just Too Many People", "Jenny", "Still Myself", "Rainbird"), Writer ("Singing From My Soul", "Midnight Blue", "Just Too Many People", "Jenny", "Still Myself", "Rainbird")  Less 2010 $4MM $54K / —
  • Primary photo for For Colored GirlsFor Colored Girls Writer ("I Know Who I Am")  Less 2010 $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for Intolerable CrueltyIntolerable Cruelty Performer ("Don't Cry Out Loud" (1977))  Less 2003 $60MM $35MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for Charlie's Angels: Full ThrottleCharlie's Angels: Full Throttle Performer ("Through The Eyes Of Love")  Less 2003 $120MM $101MM / $158MM
  • Primary photo for Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's AdventureLady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (Video) Composer (songs), Lyrics ("Welcome Home", "World Without Fences", "Junkyard Society Rag", "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There"), Music ("Welcome Home", "World Without Fences", "Junkyard Society Rag", "I Didn't Know I Could Feel This Way", "Always There"), Performer ("Junkyard Society Rag")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Drop Dead GorgeousDrop Dead Gorgeous Performer ("Don't Cry Out Loud")  Less 1999 $15MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for 200 Cigarettes200 Cigarettes Performer ("Through the Eyes of Love")  Less 1999 $6MM $6.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for SafeSafe Writer ("Whenever I Call You Friend")  Less 1995 $1MM $512K / —
  • Primary photo for Timmy's Gift: A Precious Moments ChristmasTimmy's Gift: A Precious Moments Christmas (Video) Performer ("The Brightest Star")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for For the BoysFor the Boys Corrine  Less 1991 $40MM $18MM / $23MM
  • Primary photo for Little Nemo: Adventures in SlumberlandLittle Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Performer ("Little Nemo", "Slumberland")  Less 1989 $35MM $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Great Mouse DetectiveThe Great Mouse Detective Miss Kitty Mouse (voice), Performer ("Let Me Be Good To You"), Writer ("Let Me Be Good To You")  Less 1986 $14MM $39MM / —
  • Primary photo for Out of AfricaOut of Africa Performer ("The Music of Goodbye")  Less 1985 $31MM $87MM / $266MM
  • Primary photo for Thief of HeartsThief of Hearts Lyrics ("Thief of Hearts"), Performer ("Thief of Hearts")  Less 1984 $9MM $10MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Little SexA Little Sex Performer ("Your Place or Mine"), Writer ("Your Place or Mine")  Less 1982 $2.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The PromiseThe Promise Performer ("The Promise (I'll Never Say Goodbye)")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Ice CastlesIce Castles Performer ("Through the Eyes of Love", "Midnight Blue")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The CraziesThe Crazies Writer ("Heaven Help Us")  Less 1973 $275K $150K / —
Past Television (26 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Schitt's CreekSchitt's Creek (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Cry Out Loud") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • The Motel Guest (Mar 15, 2016) Performer ("Don't Cry Out Loud") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("Whenever I Call You Friend") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Frenemies (Feb 25, 2014) Writer ("Whenever I Call You Friend") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Performer ("You Should Hear How She Talks About You") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Up All NightUp All Night (TV Series) Writer ("Whenever I Call You Friend") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Letting Go (Mar 29, 2012) Writer ("Whenever I Call You Friend") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Michel Legrand and FriendsMichel Legrand and Friends (TV Special) Herself, Soundtrack ("The Summer Knows", "The Windmills of Your Mind")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Patinando por un sueñoPatinando por un sueño (TV Series) Performer ("Through the Eyes of Love") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Everybody Loves RaymondEverybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) Performer ("Through the Eyes of Love") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Alone Time (Apr 17, 2000) Performer ("Through the Eyes of Love") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for HerculesHercules (TV Series) Ms. Euphrosyne ( 3 episodes, 1998–1999 )  Less 1998–1999 3
  • Primary photo for The Roseanne ShowThe Roseanne Show (TV Series) Performer ("Friends") ( 1 episode, 1998 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Episode #1.35 (Nov 2, 1998) Herself, Performer ("Friends")  Less
  • Primary photo for Duckman: Private Dick/Family ManDuckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Captain Planet and the PlaneteersCaptain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) Jane Green ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for BlossomBlossom (TV Series) Maddy Russo ( 10 episodes, 1993–1994 )  Less 1993–1994 10
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  • Primary photo for Timmy's Special Delivery: A Precious Moments ChristmasTimmy's Special Delivery: A Precious Moments Christmas (TV Movie) Performer ("The Brightest Star")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Batman: The Animated SeriesBatman: The Animated Series (TV Series) Model / Nurse ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
    • Pretty Poison (Sep 14, 1992) Model / Nurse (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Trials of Rosie O'NeillThe Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series) Performer (main title theme song) ( 5 episodes, 1990–1992 )  Less 1990–1992 5
    • Heartbreak Hotel (Apr 19, 1992) Performer (main title theme song)  Less
    • The Other Woman (Apr 12, 1992) Performer (main title theme song)  Less
    • Lady Luck (Apr 5, 1992) Performer (main title theme song)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Voices That CareVoices That Care (TV Movie) Herself - Choir Member, Performer ("Voices That Care")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 62nd Annual Academy AwardsThe 62nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Co-Performer: 'After All', Performer ("After All")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Miss Daniels ( 1 episode, 1984 ) , Music ("Better Days", "City Nights") ( 1 episode, 1984 ) , Lyrics ("Better Days", "City Nights") ( 1 episode, 1984 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 1984 ) , Performer ("Better Days", "City Nights") ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
    • Home Again (May 6, 1984) Miss Daniels, Lyrics ("Better Days", "City Nights"), Music ("Better Days", "City Nights"), Performer ("Better Days", "City Nights"), Writer (story by)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Tony AwardsThe 37th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Someone to Watch Over Me", "Off Thee I Sing", "Mine", "'S Wonderful")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 55th Annual Academy AwardsThe 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("If We Were In Love")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Cannon and BallCannon and Ball (TV Series) Writer ("Come in From the Rain") ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The 52nd Annual Academy AwardsThe 52nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love)", "Theme from The Promise (I'll Never Say 'Goodbye')")  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The T.V. ShowThe T.V. Show (TV Movie) Performer ("Elizabeth and Andy")  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Writer ("Confide in Me") ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Raquel Welch (Nov 25, 1978) Writer ("Confide in Me") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Writer ("Midnight Blue") ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
    • Episode #3.75 (Jan 10, 1977) Writer ("Midnight Blue")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herselkf - Vocalist ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
Self (61 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for A Matter of OpinionA Matter of Opinion (TV Series) Herself  Less 2016–  $250K
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for LoveMarvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Health ReportHollywood Health Report (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for ContinentalContinental Herself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Forever PlaidForever Plaid Herself  Less 2008 $3MM
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Herself - Panelist ( 5 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003
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  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Lady and the Tramp II': From Tramp to ScampThe Making of 'Lady and the Tramp II': From Tramp to Scamp (Video) Herself - Song Music / Lyrics  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The John Kerwin ShowThe John Kerwin Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for The Making of the Great Mouse DetectiveThe Making of the Great Mouse Detective (Video) Herself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Roseanne ShowThe Roseanne Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert WiseAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert Wise (TV Special) Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Songs of Johnny Mercer: Too Marvelous for WordsThe Songs of Johnny Mercer: Too Marvelous for Words (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Crook & ChaseCrook & Chase (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual American Music AwardsThe 21st Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 5th Commitment to Life AwardsThe 5th Commitment to Life Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 1985–1991 )  Less 1985–1991
  • Primary photo for George Burns' 95th Birthday PartyGeorge Burns' 95th Birthday Party (TV Special) Herself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual American Music AwardsThe 18th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual American Music AwardsThe 17th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Live with Regis and Kathie LeeLive with Regis and Kathie Lee (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Dionne and FriendsDionne and Friends (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for That's What Friends Are for: Arista's 15th Anniversary ConcertThat's What Friends Are for: Arista's 15th Anniversary Concert (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Herself - Guest / Herself - Musical Guest / Herself ( 7 episodes, 1979–1989 )  Less 1979–1989
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  • Primary photo for The Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of MusicThe Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in ParisBob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris (TV Special) Herself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Hour MagazineHour Magazine (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1987–1988 )  Less 1987–1988
  • Primary photo for The 44th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The 14th Annual American Music AwardsThe 14th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Liberty WeekendLiberty Weekend (TV Special) Herself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Solid GoldSolid Gold (TV Series) Herself - Host ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Olympic GalaOlympic Gala (TV Special) Herself - Song Performer: 'You Should Hear How She Talks About You'  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Sunday Night LiveSunday Night Live (TV Movie) Herself - Mistress of Ceremonies (M.C.)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The 11th Annual American Music AwardsThe 11th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Salute!Salute! (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual American Music AwardsThe 10th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself - Host  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for I Love LibertyI Love Liberty (TV Special) Herself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope's Spring FlingBob Hope's Spring Fling (TV Movie) Herself - Singer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Muppet ShowThe Muppet Show (TV Series) Herself - Special Guest Star ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Horas doradasHoras doradas (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The 22nd Annual Grammy AwardsThe 22nd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Herself - Vocalist / Herself - Co-Host ( 6 episodes, 1973–1980 )  Less 1973–1980
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  • Primary photo for Bob Hope on CampusBob Hope on Campus (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual Grammy AwardsThe 21st Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Herself ( 4 episodes, 1975–1979 )  Less 1975–1979
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  • Primary photo for The 6th Annual American Music AwardsThe 6th Annual American Music Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Live WednesdayLive Wednesday (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for America 2-NightAmerica 2-Night (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Alan Hamel ShowThe Alan Hamel Show (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1977–1978 )  Less 1977–1978
  • Primary photo for Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th AnniversaryRolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for NBC Special TreatNBC Special Treat (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1975–1977 )  Less 1975–1977
  • Primary photo for Search for TomorrowSearch for Tomorrow (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1975–1976 )  Less 1975–1976
  • Primary photo for The Wolfman Jack ShowThe Wolfman Jack Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode )  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for The Midnight SpecialThe Midnight Special (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 1974–1975 )  Less 1974–1975
  • Primary photo for In ConcertIn Concert (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Don't Make Me OverDon't Make Me Over Herself  Less
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
    • Episode #36.91 (Dec 26, 2016) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BlossomBlossom (TV Series) Maddy Russo ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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