Don Raye


Biography

Putting his musical talent to use, Don Raye's music was featured in Hollywood productions. Raye began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "A Song Is Born" (1948), "Thunder Road" (1958) with Robert Mitchum and the musical drama "The Buddy Holly Story" (1978) with Gary Busey. His music also appeared in the Bette Midler documentary "Divine Madness" (1980), "Ra...

Biography

Putting his musical talent to use, Don Raye's music was featured in Hollywood productions. Raye began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "A Song Is Born" (1948), "Thunder Road" (1958) with Robert Mitchum and the musical drama "The Buddy Holly Story" (1978) with Gary Busey. His music also appeared in the Bette Midler documentary "Divine Madness" (1980), "Raging Bull" (1980) and the Sean Penn dramedy "Racing With the Moon" (1984). In the nineties, Raye's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the Tom Berenger comedy "Love at Large" (1990), the Demi Moore comedy "The Butcher's Wife" (1991) and the documentary "Broken Noses" (1991) with Andy Minsker. His work was also in "This World, Then the Fireworks" (1997). Raye's music was also featured in the Leonardo DiCaprio smash hit biopic drama "The Aviator" (2004), the Nicole Kidman dramatic period piece "Australia" (2008) and "Revolutionary Road" (2008) with Leonardo DiCaprio. His music was also featured in the sci-fi picture "Land of the Lost" (2009) with Will Ferrell and the Chris Evans smash hit action film "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011). Raye's music was most recently featured in the Anna Kendrick blockbuster comedy sequel "Pitch Perfect 2" (2015).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Buck Privates (1941)
Dick Burnette

Music (Feature Film)

A Bigger Splash (2016)
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Fences (2016)
Song
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Song
Fort McCoy (2014)
Song
Gangster Squad (2013)
Song
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Song
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
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Land of the Lost (2009)
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Song
Australia (2008)
Song
The Aviator (2004)
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Snow in August (2001)
Song
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Song
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Song
Anywhere But Here (1999)
Song
Swing (1998)
Song ("Watch The Birdie")
This World, Then The Fireworks (1997)
Song ("You Don'T Know What Love Is")
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Song
Love At Large (1990)
Song ("You Don'T Know What Love Is")
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989)
Song
Broken Noses (1987)
Song
Death of a Soldier (1986)
Song
The Color of Money (1986)
Song
Racing With The Moon (1984)
Song
Repo Man (1984)
Song
Raging Bull (1980)
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Divine Madness (1980)
Song
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
Song
Madigan (1968)
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The Killers (1964)
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Thunder Road (1958)
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Alice in Wonderland (1951)
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They Live by Night (1949)
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Renegades of the Sage (1949)
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So Dear to My Heart (1949)
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The Big Sombrero (1949)
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That Midnight Kiss (1949)
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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
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A Date with Judy (1948)
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A Song Is Born (1948)
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Race Street (1948)
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Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947)
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Junior Prom (1946)
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One Exciting Week (1946)
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The Gentleman Misbehaves (1946)
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Eve Knew Her Apples (1945)
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I'll Remember April (1945)
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Song of the Sarong (1945)
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Night Club Girl (1945)
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Hi, Good Lookin'! (1944)
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Reckless Age (1944)
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Ghost Catchers (1944)
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Lost in a Harem (1944)
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Broadway Rhythm (1944)
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Twilight on the Prairie (1944)
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Swingtime Johnny (1944)
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I Dood It (1943)
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What's Buzzin' Cousin? (1943)
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When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1943)
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He's My Guy (1943)
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Larceny with Music (1943)
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Hi, Buddy (1943)
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Reveille with Beverly (1943)
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You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943)
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Crazy House (1943)
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Hi' Ya, Chum (1943)
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Two Tickets to London (1943)
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Always a Bridesmaid (1943)
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Get Hep to Love (1942)
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Almost Married (1942)
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What's Cookin'? (1942)
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Laugh Your Blues Away (1942)
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Private Buckaroo (1942)
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Strictly in the Groove (1942)
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Behind the Eight Ball (1942)
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Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
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Pardon My Sarong (1942)
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Moonlight in Hawaii (1941)
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San Antonio Rose (1941)
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Buck Privates (1941)
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Hellzapoppin' (1941)
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In the Navy (1941)
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Keep 'Em Flying (1941)
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Argentine Nights (1940)
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Varsity Show (1937)
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Music (Special)

Robert Zemeckis on Smoking, Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit of Happiness (1999)
Song
Cincinnati Pops Holiday: Big Band New Year's Eve (1997)
Song

Life Events

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