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Willy Russell

Music Department | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Shirley Valentine (1989) | Educating Rita (1983) | Play for Today (1975-1978)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
William Russell
BORN 
Aug 23, 1947 (age 70)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (15 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Tell Me It's Not True") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Julie Walters: A Life on ScreenJulie Walters: A Life on Screen (TV Movie) Himself - Writer, With Thanks  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Movie ConnectionsMovie Connections (TV Series) Archive ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Germans de sangGermans de sang (TV Movie) Writer ("Marilyn Monroe", "No pot ser veritat (Tell Me It's Not True)"), Writer (play)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for SceneScene (TV Series) Writer ( 3 episodes, 1978–1993 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975–1993 4
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  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Tony AwardsThe 47th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Tell Me It's Not True", "Long Sunday Afternoon/My Friend")  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Julie Walters and FriendsJulie Walters and Friends (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for FärdknäppFärdknäpp (TV Movie) Writer (play)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Timmarna med RitaTimmarna med Rita (TV Movie) Writer (play "Educating Rita")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("The Show") ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for ConnieConnie (TV Series) Music (title song "The Show") ( 13 episodes, 1985 ) , Lyrics (title song "The Show") ( 13 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985 13
    • Episode #1.13 (Aug 18, 1985) Lyrics (title song "The Show"), Music (title song "The Show")  Less
    • Episode #1.12 (Aug 11, 1985) Lyrics (title song "The Show"), Music (title song "The Show")  Less
    • Episode #1.11 (Aug 4, 1985) Lyrics (title song "The Show"), Music (title song "The Show")  Less
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  • Primary photo for One SummerOne Summer (TV Mini-series) Writer ( 5 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 5
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  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (screenplay) ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1978 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975–1978 2
  • Primary photo for 2nd House2nd House (TV Series) Writer (play "John, Paul, George, Ringo... and Bert") ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
Self (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria WoodLet's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood (TV Movie) Himself - Audience Member (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
    • Our Julie (1999) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less

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