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Bobby Helms


Rockabilly singer who documented “Fraulein” and “My Particular Angel,” combined with the Xmas traditional, “Jingle Bell Rock and roll,” which sold well for five Christmases directly after release. A gifted kid, he had been performing for just two radio displays, one before and one after college, daily, at age group nine. His documenting of “Fraulein” visited #1 on the united states charts, or more to #36 in america pop graphs. He was raised in Bloomington, Indiana and started performing within a musical duo along with his sibling. He was portrayed by Brad Hawkins in the 2007 film, Crazy.

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Full Name Bobby Helms
Date Of Birth August 15, 1933
Place Of Birth Bloomington, IN
Profession Rock Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Rita Long Bridges
Parents Hildreth Esther Abram Helms, Fred Robert Helms
Siblings Freddie Helms
TV Shows Ranch Party
Star Sign Leo

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1During December 1957, he had two hit singles in the Top 10 (US Pop), "My Special Angel" and "Jingle Bell Rock".
2Portrayed by actor Brad Hawkins in the film Crazy (2008).
3Wrote and recorded the song "Jingle Bell Rock" with legendary guitar player Hank Garland.
4Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 265-267. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.



The Case Against Brooklyn1958performer: "Jacqueline"
Rings of SaturnShort performer: "Jingle Bell Rock" completed
Mike & Mike2013-2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Get Santa2014performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"$!!!2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
80's Dan2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Doctors2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Rock & Chips2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Christmas Tree of Might2010TV Short performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Chuck2008-2010TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Hooker with a Heart of Gold2010performer: "You Are My Special Angel"
Fubar: Balls to the Wall2010performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
House M.D.2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Axe Massacre2008Short performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Isa's stepz2008TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Four Christmases2008performer: "Jimgle Bell Rock"
Mad Men2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Santa Baby2006TV Movie performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Pitbullterje2005performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
The Boys of 2nd Street Park2003TV Movie documentary performer: "My Special Angel"
The Singing Detective2003performer: "My Special Angel"
South Park2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Vanilla Sky2001performer: "Jingle Bell Rock" 1957
What Planet Are You From?2000performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
7th Heaven1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Simpsons1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
Traveller1997performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Caged Women II1996writer: "Torch of Love"
Jingle All the Way1996performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter1993TV Movie performer: "My Special Angel" - uncredited
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York1992performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Ladybugs1992performer: "My Special Angel"
Waiting for the Light1990performer: "My Special Angel"
Gross Anatomy1989performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Cookie1989performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
The Wonder Years1988TV Series performer - 1 episode
Casual Sex?1988performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
Lethal Weapon1987performer: "Jingle Bell Rock"
ALF1986TV Series performer - 1 episode
Strange Invaders1983performer: "My Special Angel"



Ranch Party1957TV SeriesRegular



The Case Against Brooklyn1958Himself - Vocalist
The Dick Clark Show1958TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1957TV SeriesHimself
The Big Record1957TV SeriesHimself

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