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Billy Ocean

Biography

British R&B singer who obtained worldwide fame with songs like “Caribbean Queen” and “Enthusiast Young man.” He offers won awards just like the Grammy Award for Greatest Male R&B Vocal Performance. He worked well like a tailor and performed in night clubs as an adolescent in London. He offers created music for performers like LaToya Jackson and Boyzone. He wedded Judy Bayne in 1978 plus they elevated three kids called Antony, Rachel and Cherie Charles. He documented the album Period to go On with R. Kelly in 1993.

Quick Facts


Full Name Billy Ocean
Date Of Birth January 21, 1950
Place Of Birth Fyzabad, Trinidad And Tobago
Profession R&B Singer
Education University of Westminster
Nationality British, Trinidadian, Caribbean Queen, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going, Get Out My Dreams, Get into My Car
Spouse Judy Bayne
Children Cherie Charles, Antony Charles, Rachel Charles, Caribbean Queen, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going, Get Out My Dreams, Get into My Car
Parents Hainsley Charles, Violet Charles, Caribbean Queen, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going, Get Out My Dreams, Get into My Car
Awards Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Video Artist, Caribbean Queen, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going, Get Out My Dreams, Get into My Car
Nominations Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Brit Award for British Male Solo Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Male, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Video, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Video Artist, Caribbean Queen, When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going, Get Out My Dreams, Get into My Car
TV Shows '80s Rewind Festival 2013
Star Sign Aquarius

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Who's Doing the Dishes? TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series writer - 9 episodes, 2015 - 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016
The Hand of God: 30 Years On 2016 TV Movie documentary performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited
Britain's Got More Talent TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016
Britain's Got Talent TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
While We're Young 2014 performer: "GET OUTTA MY DREAMS, GET INTO MY CAR" / writer: "GET OUTTA MY DREAMS, GET INTO MY CAR" - as Leslie Sebastian Charles
Red Oaks 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Footy Show TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Saturday Night Live TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 1986
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game performer: "Nights Feel Like Getting Down" / writer: "Nights Feel Like Getting Down" - as Leslie Sebastian Charles
Filth 2013/I performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" / writer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" - as Les Charles
Austenland 2013 performer: "Suddenly" / writer: "Suddenly"
Chuck TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Dancing on Ice 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Family Guy TV Series writer - 1 episode, 2009 performer - 1 episode, 2000
Easy Virtue 2008 writer: "When the Going Gets Tough the Tough Get Going"
It Takes Two 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
SingStar '80s 2007 Video Game performer: "Caribbean Queen No More Love on the Run" / writer: "Caribbean Queen No More Love on the Run"
The King of Queens TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Scrubs TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Everybody Hates Chris 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Scarface: The World Is Yours 2006 Video Game "Carribean Queen"
Idols! 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
King of the Hill 2005 TV Series 1 episode
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sometimes in April 2005 TV Movie performer: "Caribbean Queen" / writer: "Caribbean Queen"
EastEnders TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1985 - 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
When Snooker Ruled the World 2002 TV Movie documentary performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited / writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" - uncredited
Malcolm in the Middle TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Blow Dry 2001 performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" / writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car"
Striptease 1996 performer: "Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car" / writer: "Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car"
Safe 1995 performer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car" / writer: "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car"
Sjans TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Dancin' Thru the Dark 1990 performer: "Caribbean Queen"
Delima Gang 1989 performer: "Carribean Queen"
Casualty TV Series 1 episode, 1988 performer - 1 episode, 1986 writer - 1 episode, 1986
License to Drive 1988 performer: "GET OUTTA MY DREAMS, GET INTO MY CAR" / writer: "GET OUTTA MY DREAMS, GET INTO MY CAR"
Zärtliche Chaoten II 1988 performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You" 1986 7" Mix
Promised Land 1987 performer: "Love Really Hurts Without You"
Fame 1985-1987 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Saturday Night's Main Event TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1986 writer - 2 episodes, 1986
Segunda enseñanza TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1986 writer - 2 episodes, 1986
Top of the Pops TV Series performer - 11 episodes, 1976 - 1985 writer - 3 episodes, 1980 - 1985
The Jewel of the Nile 1985 performer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" / writer: "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going"
Miami Vice TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Rappin' 1985 producer: "Flame in the Fire" / writer: "Flame in the Fire"
Street Hawk 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Fall Guy TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Knight Rider 1984 TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keith Lemon: The Film 2012 Billy Ocean

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sounds of the 80s 2016 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
Flashback: The History of UK Black Music 2016 Documentary Himself - singer
Loose Women 2009-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Performer
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Ross Noble: Freewheeling 2015 TV Series Himself
Let's Do Christmas with Gino & Mel 2013 TV Series Himself
RTL Late Night 2013 TV Series Himself
Lorraine 2013 TV Series Himself
80s Rewind Festival 2011 2011 TV Movie Himself
Die Hit-Giganten 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
The Mobo Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
Breakfast 2010 TV Series Himself
The Wright Stuff 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
Something for the Weekend 2009 TV Series Himself
MOBO Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Himself
2007 COTT Music Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
South Africa Freedom Day: Concert on the Square 2002 Video Himself
Top Ten 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
The National Lottery 1997 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993 TV Series Himself
Pebble Mill at One 1993 TV Series Himself
Cue the Music 1991 TV Series Himself (1993)
Soul Train 1984-1989 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest / Himself
The Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music 1989 TV Movie Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1986-1988 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 1976-1988 TV Series Himself
The 14th Annual American Music Awards 1987 TV Special Himself
Wogan 1987 TV Series Himself - Musical guest
Solid Gold 1986 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1984-1986 TV Series Himself
The Montreux Golden Rose IMMC Gala 1986 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Solid Soul 1986 TV Series Himself - Performer
The 12th Annual American Music Awards 1985 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Känguru 1985 TV Series Himself
No 73 1985 TV Series Himself
Saturday Night Live 1985 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Crackerjack! 1984 TV Series Himself - Guest
Get It Together 1977 TV Series Himself - Guest
Arrows 1976 TV Series Himself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Hittimittari 1985 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 1977 TV Series Himself

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