Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 03-08-1926
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Tony Bennet
    Anthony Dominick Benedetto

  • Popularity: 3.13
  • Homepage: N/A


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tony Bennett (born Anthony Dominick Benedetto; August 3, 1926) is an American singer of popular music, standards, show tunes, and jazz. Raised in New York City, Bennett began singing at an early age. He fought in the final stages of World War II as an infantryman with the U.S. Army in the European Theatre. Afterwards, he developed his singing technique, signed with Columbia Records, and had his first number one popular song with "Because of You" in 1951. Several top hits such as "Rags to Riches" followed in the early 1950s. Bennett then further refined his approach to encompass jazz singing. He reached an artistic peak in the late 1950s with albums such as The Beat of My Heart and Basie Swings, Bennett Sings. In 1962, Bennett recorded his signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco". His career and his personal life then suffered an extended downturn during the height of the rock music era. Bennett staged a remarkable comeback in the late 1980s and 1990s, putting out gold record albums again and expanding his audience to the MTV Generation while keeping his musical style intact. He remains a popular and critically praised recording artist and concert performer in the 2000s. Bennett has won fifteen Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards, been named an NEA Jazz Master and a Kennedy Center Honoree. He has sold over 50 million records worldwide. Bennett is also a serious and accomplished painter, creating works under the name Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is also the founder of Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens.




Year Movie Character
2002 Tony Bennett - Wonderful World: Live In San Francisco
2007 Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven as Himself
2012 Tony Bennett: Duets II - The Great Performances as Self
2006 Tony Bennett: An American Classic as Himself
2012 The Zen of Bennett as Himself
2007 Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends as Himself
2014 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek - Live!
2007 Tony Bennett: Duets - The Making of an American Classic as Himself
2016 Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 as Self
2014 Tony Bennett: iTunes Festival 2014 as vocals
2001 Tony Bennett: The Legendary Tony Bennett In Concert as Himself
2000 Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration as self
1999 Intimate Portrait: Natalie Cole
2000 Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For as Narrator (voice)
2015 Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life - An All-Star Grammy Salute as Self
2008 The Making Of A Swingin' Christmas & Live In Concert as Self
1996 Tony Bennett's New York
2010 Billy Joel - The Last Play at Shea
2011 A Very Gaga Thanksgiving as Self
2015 Bill Evans Time Remembered as Himself
2014 Bing Crosby: Rediscovered as Self
2014 Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark as Self
2014 The Outrageous Sophie Tucker as Himself
2018 CMA Country Christmas 2018
2004 Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues as Himself (archive footage)
2020 Billie as self
2021 Reclaiming Amy as Himself (Archival Footage)
2021 One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga as Self
1999 Amy Grant - A Christmas to Remember
2021 Lady Gaga at the BBC as Self
1970 Tony Bennett e Frank Sinatra as SELF
2015 Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert as Self
2015 Amy as Self
2004 The World of Nat King Cole as Self
2001 The Best of Bob Hope: 50 years of Laughter Volume 2 as Self (archive footage)
1996 The Phil Collins Big Band - Live at Montreux 1996
2012 A MusiCares Tribute To Barbra Streisand as SELF
2011 Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium as Himself
2009 Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel as Self
2010 Les Paul - Live in New York as Himself
1977 Sinatra and Friends as Self - Singer
2001 The Best of Bob Hope: 50 years of Laughter Volume 1 as Self (archive footage)
1979 Frank Sinatra: The First 40 Years as Self
1966 The Oscar as Hymie Kelly
2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me as Self / Performer
2008 Dreams with Sharp Teeth as Hymie Kelly in 'The Oscar'
2017 Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World as Himself
2017 If You're Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast as Self
1999 Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales as Self
1968 The Dean Martin Christmas Show as Himself
2017 Gaga: Five Foot Two as Self
2006 Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us as Self
2010 The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear as Himself
2011 Andrea Bocelli - Concerto One Night In Central Park as self
2002 Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace as Himself
2006 Legends of Jazz con Ramsey Lewis Volume 3 as Cantante
1970 King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis as Self (archive footage)
2003 Bruce Almighty as Himself
2018 Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists as Self
2017 George Michael: Freedom as Himself
2022 George Michael Freedom Uncut as Self
1982 Night of 100 Stars as Self
2018 Quincy as Self
1998 Sesame Street: Elmopalooza as Tony Bennett - Himself (archive footage)
2014 Muppets Most Wanted as Himself
1994 The Scout as Himself
2014 Selma as self (archive footage)
Photo Name Department
2004 The Tony Danza Show (2 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode) as himself (voice)
1952 Today (2 episode) as Self
1988 LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (1 episode)
2004 Entourage (1 episode)
1997 The View (2 episode) as Self
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1 episode)
1995 Cybill (1 episode)
1994 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1 episode)
2004 The Celebrity Apprentice (1 episode)
2003 Canadian Idol (1 episode) as Self - Mentor
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (13 episode) as Self - Singer
1996 Muppets Tonight (2 episode) as Himself
1968 The Doris Day Show (1 episode)
2004 The Casino (1 episode)
1964 The Hollywood Palace (1 episode) as Self - Singer
1969 The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1 episode) as Self
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (2 episode) as Self
2004 The X Factor (2 episode) as Self - Special Guest
1956 The Steve Allen Show (9 episode) as Self - Singer
1957 The Twentieth Century (1 episode)
1958 The Dick Clark Show (1 episode)
1990 Evening Shade (1 episode)
1985 Larry King Live (1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode) as Self
1958 77 Sunset Strip (3 episode)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (1 episode) as Self
1996 Suddenly Susan (1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1 episode) as Self
1999 The Early Show (1 episode) as Self
2002 American Idol (2 episode) as Self
1999 Rove (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (3 episode) as Self - Musical Guest
1989 MTV Unplugged (1 episode)
1996 Cosby (1 episode)
1964 Shindig! (1 episode)
1969 Playboy After Dark (1 episode)
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors (1 episode) as Self
1981 SCTV Network 90 (1 episode)
1969 The Barbara McNair Show (1 episode)
1992 Bruce's Guest Night (1 episode)
1985 Doris Day's Best Friends (1 episode)
1956 The Tony Bennett Show (5 episode)
1996 Mundo VIP (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Self - Musical Guest (uncredited)
2010 Blue Bloods (1 episode) as Himself
2009 Skavlan (1 episode) as Guest
1995 Die Harald Schmidt Show (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (2 episode) as Self - Guest
1978 King (3 episode) as Himself
2002 Las Lunas del Auditorio (1 episode) as Himself
1979 NDR Talk Show (1 episode) as Self
1963 The Danny Kaye Show (2 episode) as Self
1971 Great Performances (1 episode) as Self
1961 Treffpunkt New York (1 episode) as Self
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode) as Tony Bennett (voice)
2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (1 episode) as Self
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2003 Canadian Idol (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2002 American Idol (1 episode) as Self - Guest Star
1963 The Judy Garland Show (1 episode) as Himself
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1 episode) as Self
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (2 episode) as Self - Audience Bow
1971 The Pearl Bailey Show (1 episode) as Self
1950 What's My Line? (1 episode) as Self - Mystery Guest
1970 MTV Unplugged Presents: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga (1 episode) as Self
1989 MTV Unplugged (1 episode) as Self

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