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Brian Hyland

Biography

Pop and nation designer who released the 1960 strike solitary “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini.” He performed clarinet and sang in the chapel choir before co-founding his 1st group, The Delfis. He’s also known for the singles “Covered having a Kiss” and “SAVE YOUR VALUABLE Center.” He includes a child called Bodi. He produced national television looks around the Jackie Gleason Display in the 1960s.

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Full Name Brian Hyland
Date Of Birth November 12, 1943
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality American
Awards Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Edited Sports Special
Nominations Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Feature
Movies Do You Believe in Miracles?, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush, Mantle
TV Shows American Bandstand
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1In 1963 Brian played electrical guitar on his cover of "If I Had A Hammer" .The recording was played on NYC radio by a late night DJ at faster speed. Listerners were asked to call and identify the singer for a prize. At that late hour, one did. based on the distinct sound of the guitar.
2In 1963 featured the electric guitar on his "Country Meets Folk " album, two years before Bob Dylan's famed folk rock synthesis at "The Newport Jazz Festival".
3A cover version of "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" was featured in Billy Wilder's One, Two, Three (1961). Communist interrogators used it on a prisoner as a torture device.
4Contrary to popular belief, his #1 1960 hit, "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", was not written about a teenage girl's first day at the beach in a bikini. The songwriter wrote it after watching his two-year-old daughter playing at the beach in her bathing suit.
5Producer of the acclaimed HBO TV documentary Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush (2007).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tamori kurabu1984-2017TV Series performer - 124 episodes
Mad Men2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland2012TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth Wall2012TV Series 1 episode
The Heartbreak Kid2007performer: "Gypsy Woman"
Company Man2000performer: "Itsy, Bitsy, Teenie, Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie1998performer: "We Can Make It"
Tohuwabohu1998TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Contact1997performer: "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" - uncredited
The Darling Buds of May1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
Remember When...1981TV Series performer - 1 episode
Lemon Popsicle1978performer: "Sealed With A Kiss"
That'll Be the Day1973performer: "Sealed With A Kiss"
New American Bandstand 19651968TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV Series performer - 1 episode
One, Two, Three1961"Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2007-2012TV Series producer - 2 episodes
On Freddie Roach2012TV Series consulting producer - 4 episodes
Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team2007TV Movie coordinating producer
Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush2007TV Movie documentary senior producer
Nine Innings from Ground Zero2004TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
Hitler's Pawn: The Margaret Lambert Story2004TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
Rebels of Oakland: The A's, the Raiders, the '70s2003TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
The Curse of the Bambino2003TV Movie documentary coordinating producer
Legendary Nights2003TV Series documentary producer - 1 episode
Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team2001TV Movie documentary producer
Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special1996TV Movie documentary associate producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2013TV Movie aa

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
March to the Top2013Documentary
New American Bandstand 19651960-1970TV SeriesHimself
Go!!!1967TV MovieHimself
Where the Action Is1965-1966TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Thank Your Lucky Stars1963TV SeriesHimself
Juke Box Jury1963TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
To Tell the Truth1960TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Clark Show1960TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Music: Summer, Surf & Beach Music We Love2016TV MovieHimself
My Yearbook 1960-19632015TV MovieHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports DocumentaryThe Curse of the Bambino (2003)· Rick Bernstein (executive producer)
· Ross Greenburg (executive producer)
· George Roy (producer)
· Bob Bodziner (associate producer)
· Jacinda A. Davis (associate producer)
· Erik Kesten (associate producer)
· Brian Lockhart (associate producer)
· John Stone (associate producer)


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