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Curly Williams (1913–1970)

Curly Williams was born on June 3, 1913. He died on September 5, 1970. See full bio »

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(age 57)

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Known For

Grease Soundtrack
(1978)
Riders of the Lone Star Fiddle Player Pee Wee
(1947)

Filmography

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 2017 A Dog's Purpose (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On" - as David Curlee Williams)
 2015 Fallout 4 (Video Game) (writer: "Whole 'Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as David Curlee Williams)
 2015 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Chantilly Lace / Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 2015 Rock 'n' Roll America (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Be My Baby (2015) ... (writer: "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On")
 2014 Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown (Documentary) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as David Williams)
 2014 One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich & the Lost American Film (Documentary) (writer: "Half As Much" - as Curley Williams)
 2013 Marple (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Endless Night (2013) ... (writer: "Half As Much")
 2011-2012 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Shock Rock (2012) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shaking Going On" - as Williams)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On")
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Evangeline Lilly/Sam Rockwell/Million Dollar Quartet/Aaron Kelly (2010) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as Dave 'Curly' Williams, uncredited)
 2005 Down in the Valley (writer: "Half As Much")
 2005 Punk: Attitude (Documentary) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin'" - as Williams / Curlee)
 2005 Venla 2004 (TV Special) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On")
 2004 Road Trip (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Twin Cities to the Windy City (2004) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On')
 2003 Ed Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Vol. 4: Elvis & Other Rock Greats (Video) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On")
 2001 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2001) ... (writer: "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On" - as Dave Williams)
 1997 Meet Wally Sparks (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On" - as Dave "Curley" Williams)
 1995 Go Now (writer: "Half As Much")
 1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Seite 17 (1994) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.2 (1994) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - uncredited)
 1994 Ladybird Ladybird (writer: "Whole Lotta Shaking Going On")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1993 Abierto por vacaciones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 July 1993 (1993) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1992 Blue Black Permanent (lyrics: "Half as Much") / (music: "Half as Much")
 1992 First Love (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... (writer: "Half As Much")
 1991 Jerry Lee Lewis: The Story of Rock & Roll (Video documentary) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On" (Steve Allen Show), "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On" (London), "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On" (Toronto))
 1991 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Citizen Kube (1991) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - uncredited)
 1990 Coupe de Ville (writer: "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1989 Saved by the Bell (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lisa Card (1989) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On" - as Dave "Curlee" Williams, uncredited)
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as David Williams)
 1989 Chances Are (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1985 Arena (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Buddy Holly (1985) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On" - as Dave Williams)
 1985 The Heavenly Kid (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as D. Williams)
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (writer: "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On" - uncredited)
 1983 De weg (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We zijn nog jong (1983) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as David Williams, uncredited)
 1982 Private Popsicle (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously ("Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On")
 1982 T.J. Hooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Deadly Ambition (1982) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as David Williams)
 1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Up and Down the Dial (1982) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as David Williams, uncredited)
 1982 Diner (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1978 Grease (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as Dave Williams)
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - uncredited)
 1977 A Concert: Behind Prison Walls (TV Special) (writer: "Half as Much")
 1977 Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary (TV Movie) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On")
 1976 Miss Nude America (Documentary) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - uncredited)
 1975 In Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (1975) ... (writer: "Slippin' and Slidin'/I'm In Love Again/Johnny B. Goode/Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On')
 1973 Flipside (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 May 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as Dave "Curlee" Williams)
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as Dave Williams)
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Rehearsal Concert (TV Special) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as Dave Williams)
 1971 The Last Picture Show (writer: "Half As Much" - uncredited)
 1969 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee (TV Movie) (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1969 Mondo Trasho (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (writer: "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On")
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
- Episode #1.28 (1965) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.42 (1965) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
- Episode #1.37 (1965) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On')
- Episode #1.31 (1965) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
- Episode #1.17 (1964) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
- Pilot (1964) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On")
 1958 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Trophy (1958) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" - as Dave "Curlee" Williams, uncredited)
 1947 Riders of the Lone Star (performer: "Granddaddy Bullfrog", "Prairie Dog's Lament", "Oh, Mona")
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Trivia:

Composer of the Country standard, "Half As Much", recorded by Hank Williams and Patsy Cline, among many others.

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