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Ellen Foley

Biography

Ellen Foley can be an actress and singer who initial gained recognition singing contrary Meats Loaf on his epic melody, “Paradise with the Dashboard Light.” This led her to an archive agreement with Epic Information and the discharge of three albums that have been inspired by Foley’s sweetheart of that time period, Mick Jones from the Clash, who created and wrote a lot of the next, Spirit of St. Louis. Foley in addition has appeared in movies and on Television.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ellen Foley
Date Of Birth June 5, 1951
Height 1.72 m
Profession Actor, Singer, Voice teacher
Education Webster University
Nationality American
Spouse Douglas Bernstein
Children Henry Bernstein, Timothy Bernstein
Parents John Foley, Virginia B. Foley
Music Songs We Belong to the Night, What's a Matter Baby, The Shuttered Palace, Stupid Girl, Sad Song, Boys in the Attic, Johnny & Mary, Phases of Travel, Torchlight, Young Lust, Thunder and Rain, Nightline, Beautiful Waste of Time, Let Me Be the One You Love, Don't Let Go, Game of a Man, The Death of the Psychoanalyst of Salvador Dali, Another Breath, My Legionnaire, The Time Is Now, How Glad I Am, Theatre of Cruelty, Beat of a Broken Heart, In the Killing Hour, Nobody Ever Died from Crying, All of My Suffering, Come and Get These Memories, Read My Lips, Run for My Life, Worried Woman, Spy in the House of Love, If You Can't Be Good
Albums Original Sin, Another Breath, Spirit of St. Louis, Night Out, About Time
Movies Hair, Tootsie, The King of Comedy, Fatal Attraction, Cocktail, Married to the Mob, Random Hearts, Lies I Told My Little Sister, No Pay, Nudity
TV Shows Night Court, 3 Girls 3


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#Fact
1 Directed by four Academy Award winners: Milos Forman, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Demme, and in two films by Sydney Pollack.
2 Ellen has confirmed in concerts that The Clash's 1981 hit song "Should I Stay or Should I Go", written and sung by Mick Jones, was about the turbulent relationship between herself and Jones at the time.
3 She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
4 She also taught musical theatre classes at New York City's famed HB Studios.
5 Ellen Foley is an accomplished Broadway performer who has appeared in such diverse shows as "Me and My Girl", "Into the Woods" and "Beehive".
6 Singer who released three albums on Epic: "Night Out" (1979), featuring Mick Ronson and Ian Hunter; "Spirit of St. Louis" (1981), featuring her boyfriend at the time, Mick Jones of The Clash; and "Another Breath" (1983).
7 Her singing was featured on records by 'Blue Oyster Cult', The Clash, The Iron City Houserockers, Ian Hunter, Joe Jackson, The Sorrows and others.
8 Foley is an accomplished singer who has released several albums.
9 Was the female singer with Meat Loaf on "Paradise by the Dashboard Light".
10 Sings backup on Joe Jackson's 1984 release "Body and Soul".


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No Pay, Nudity 2015 completed Tani Marshall
Lies I Told My Little Sister 2014 Laura Lucien
Body of Proof 2011 TV Series Evelyn Brant
Law & Order 2000 TV Series Annette Tobin
Random Hearts 1999 Young Woman at Fundraiser
Ghostwriter 1992-1993 TV Series Mrs. Kelly / Principal Kelley
Murder in Black and White 1990 TV Movie Emma
Married to the Mob 1988 Theresa
Cocktail 1988 Eleanor
Spenser: For Hire 1987 TV Series Ruth
Fatal Attraction 1987 Hildy
Night Court 1984-1985 TV Series Billie Young
The King of Comedy 1982 Street Scum
Tootsie 1982 Jacqui
Hair 1979 Black Boys

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meat Loaf: Hits Out of Hell 1991 Video performer: "Paradise By The Dashboard Light"
Night Court 1984-1985 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Hair 1979 performer: "Black Boys"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meat Loaf: In and Out of Hell 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself - Singer, Bat Out of Hell Album
Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself - Singer, Paradise By the Dashboard Light
Classic Albums: Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell 1999 Video documentary Herself - Backing Vocalist
The Kenny Everett Video Cassette 1980 TV Series Herself
3 Girls 3 1977 TV Series Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Best Actress Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Lies I Told My Little Sister (2014) · Lucy Walters
2014 Best Actress Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Feature Film Lies I Told My Little Sister (2014) · Lucy Walters (actor)


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