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Melissa Manchester

Biography

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter whose 1st strike was “Midnight Blue” in 1975. She’s appeared in lots of movies and on tv. She analyzed songwriting alongside Paul Simon at NY University or college. The 2011 impartial film Dirty Lady featured several her tunes and she produced a cameo appearance like a piano participant in the film. She wedded Kevin De Remer on, may 1, 1982 plus they experienced two children collectively. She was discovered by both performing legends, Bette Midler and Barry Manilow.

Quick Facts


Full Name Melissa Manchester
Date Of Birth February 15, 1951
Place Of Birth The Bronx, NY
Profession Pop Singer
Education New York University
Nationality American
Spouse Kevin DeRemer
Parents Ruth Manchester, David Manchester
Awards Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Movies Dirty Girl, Forever Plaid: The Movie, Be Kind Rewind, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, For the Boys, The Great Mouse Detective
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1Mother, with Kevin De Remer, of two children: a son named Nathan Lewis Colville DeRemer (B. September 15, 1986) and a daughter named Hannah Zoë DeRemer (B. July 16, 1988).
2Melissa was a guest host of Solid Gold (1980) (TV musical) show in 1985.
3Honorary attorney general of Encino, California


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glee2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Hit Wonderland2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Up All Night2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
For Colored Girls2010writer: "I Know Who I Am"
Dirty Girl2010performer: "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"
Michel Legrand and Friends2010TV Movie "The Summer Knows", "The Windmills of Your Mind"
Intolerable Cruelty2003performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud" 1977
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle2003performer: "Through The Eyes Of Love"
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001Video 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"
Everybody Loves Raymond2000TV Series performer - 1 episode
Drop Dead Gorgeous1999performer: "Don't Cry Out Loud"
200 Cigarettes1999performer: "Through the Eyes of Love"
The Roseanne Show1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
Safe1995writer: "Whenever I Call You Friend"
Timmy's Gift: A Precious Moments Christmas1991Video performer: "The Brightest Star"
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1990TV Series performer: "I Wish I Knew"
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards1990TV Special performer: "After All"
The Great Mouse Detective1986performer: "Let Me Be Good To You" / writer: "Let Me Be Good To You"
Out of Africa1985performer: "The Music of Goodbye"
Thief of Hearts1984lyrics: "Thief of Hearts" / performer: "Thief of Hearts"
FameTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1984 music - 1 episode, 1984 performer - 1 episode, 1984
The 37th Annual Tony Awards1983TV Special performer: "Someone to Watch Over Me", "Off Thee I Sing", "Mine", "'S Wonderful"
The 55th Annual Academy Awards1983TV Special performer: "If We Were In Love"
A Little Sex1982performer: "Your Place or Mine" / writer: "Your Place or Mine"
Cannon and Ball1982TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards1980TV Special performer: "Theme from Ice Castles Through the Eyes of Love", "Theme from The Promise I'll Never Say 'Goodbye'"
The T.V. Show1979TV Movie performer: "Elizabeth and Andy"
The Promise1979performer: "The Promise I'll Never Say Goodbye"
Ice Castles1978performer: "Through the Eyes of Love", "Midnight Blue"
The Muppet Show1978TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Crazies1973writer: "Heaven Help Us"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dirty Girl2010Piano Playing Teacher
Hercules1998-1999TV SeriesMs. Euphrosyne
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1996TV Series
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1995TV SeriesJane Green
Blossom1993-1994TV SeriesMaddy Russo
Batman: The Animated Series1992TV SeriesModel / Nurse
For the Boys1991Corrine
The Great Mouse Detective1986Miss Kitty Mouse (voice)
Fame1984TV SeriesMiss Daniels

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001Video composer: songs
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1990-1992TV Series performer - 5 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fame1984TV Series story - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tavis Smiley2015TV SeriesHerself
Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love2013DocumentaryHerself
Continental2013DocumentaryHerself
Michel Legrand and Friends2010TV MovieHerself
Forever Plaid2008Herself
E! True Hollywood Story2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHerself
The John Kerwin Show2001TV SeriesHerself
The Making of 'Lady and the Tramp II': From Tramp to Scamp2001Video documentary shortHerself - Song Music / Lyrics
The Making of the Great Mouse Detective2000Video documentary shortHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Robert Wise1998TV Special documentaryHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHerself
The Songs of Johnny Mercer: Too Marvelous for Words1997TV MovieHerself
Crook & Chase1997TV SeriesHerself
The 21st Annual American Music Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The 5th Commitment to Life Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Great Performances1985-1991TV SeriesHerself
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHerself - Choir Member
George Burns' 95th Birthday Party1991TV SpecialHerself
The 18th Annual American Music Awards1991TV SpecialHerself
That's What Friends Are for: Arista's 15th Anniversary Concert1990TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Co-Performer: 'After All'
The 17th Annual American Music Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Live with Kelly and Michael1990TV SeriesHerself
Dionne and Friends1990TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1980-1989TV SeriesHerself
The Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music1989TV MovieHerself
Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris1989TV SpecialHerself
The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards1987TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The 14th Annual American Music Awards1987TV SpecialHerself
Liberty Weekend1986TV Special documentaryHerself
Solid Gold1985TV SeriesHerself - Host
Olympic Gala1984TV Special documentaryHerself - Song Performer: 'You Should Hear How She Talks About You'
Sunday Night Live1984TV MovieHerself - Mistress of Ceremonies (M.C.)
The 11th Annual American Music Awards1984TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Salute!1983TV SeriesHerself
The 37th Annual Tony Awards1983TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The 55th Annual Academy Awards1983TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The 10th Annual American Music Awards1983TV SpecialHerself - Host
Entertainment Tonight1982TV SeriesHerself
I Love Liberty1982TV SpecialHerself
Spring Fling of Glamour and Comedy1981TV MovieHerself
The Muppet Show1980TV SeriesHerself
Horas doradas1980TV SeriesHerself
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards1980TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The 22nd Annual Grammy Awards1980TV SpecialHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1979-1980TV SeriesHerself - Vocalist / Herself - Co-Host
Good Morning America1979TV SeriesHerself
The 21st Annual Grammy Awards1979TV SpecialHerself
The 6th Annual American Music Awards1979TV SpecialHerself
America 2-Night1978TV SeriesHerself
The Alan Hamel Show1977-1978TV SeriesHerself
Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary1977TV MovieHerself
NBC Special Treat1977TV SeriesHerself
Rock Concert1975-1977TV SeriesHerself
Search for Tomorrow1977TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1975-1976TV SeriesHerself
The Midnight Special1974-1975TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
In Concert1974TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blossom1994TV SeriesMaddy Russo

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1983GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Female Pop Vocal PerformanceFor song "You Should Hear How She Talks About You".

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongFor Colored Girls (2010)· Leona Lewis (Artist)
· Joanna Cotten (Writer)
· Greg Barnhill (Writer)
2001Video Premiere AwardDVD Exclusive AwardsBest Original SongLady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (2001)· Roger Bart (singer)
· Norman Gimbel (writer)


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