Louis Prima

Louis Prima

Highest Rated: 88% The Jungle Book (1967)

Lowest Rated: 88% The Jungle Book (1967)

Birthday: Dec 7, 1910

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Over the duration of his career, Louis Prima produced music for multiple Hollywood productions. Prima's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the comedic adaptation "Manhattan Merry-Go-Round" (1937) with Phil Regan, the musical comedy "You Can't Have Everything" (1937) with Alice Faye and "Start Cheering" (1938). He also appeared in "Rose of Washington Square" (1939), "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" (1959) and the Howard Miller musical "Senior Prom" (1959). In the nineties, Prima devoted his time to various credits, such as "Swing Kids" (1993), "Deconstructing Harry" (1997) starring Caroline Aaron, "Eve's Bayou" with Samuel L. Jackson (1997) and "Going All the Way" (1997). In the early 2000s, Prima lent his talents to projects like "Below" with Matthew Davis (2002), the Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson smash hit "Anger Management" (2003), the Will Ferrell and James Caan hit "Elf" (2003), "Bright Young Things" (2004) starring Stephen Campbell Moore and "Kicking & Screaming" (2005). Prima also provided music for "One More Kiss."

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 60% Louis Prima: The Wildest! Himself (archive footage) (Character) - 1999
88% 82% The Jungle Book King Louie (Voice) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Twist All Night Louis Evans (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hey Boy, Hey Girl Self - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Start Cheering Conductor of his Band (Character) $23 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet You Can't Have Everything Orchestra Leader (Character) - 1937

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1971