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Gloria Loring


A consummate singer and entertainer, Gloria Loring is the recording artist of the #1 hit song "Friends and Lovers," co-composer of television theme songs for Diff'rent Strokes (1978) and The Facts of Life (1979), an audience favorite from daytime TV's Days of Our Lives (1965), spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the ... See full bio »

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(2014)
Renegade Melissa Dixon
(1995-1997)
Once Upon a Coffee House One of Betty's friends
(1965)
Days of Our Lives Liz Chandler / Liz Chandler Curtis / Liz Dimera
(1981-1986)

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 2019 Sextuplets (writer: "Diff'rent Strokes - Theme")
 2016-2018 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Will Smith/Fran Lebowitz/Billie Eilish (2018) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" - uncredited)
- Reese Witherspoon/Andrew Rannells/Warpaint (2016) ... (writer: "The Facts of Life" - uncredited)
- Casey Affleck/Sienna Miller/Solange (2016) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" - uncredited)
- Pharrell Williams/Priyanka Chopra/Loretta Lynn (2016) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes")
 2017 Le Van (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... (music: "Il faut de tout pour faire un monde" (French score for TV Series tt0077003))
  The Goldbergs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Facts of Bleeping Life (2014) ... (performer: "The Facts of Life" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Facts of Life" - uncredited)
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix (2013) ... (writer: "The Facts of Life")
 2012 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ri¢hie Ri¢h (2012) ... (music: "Diff'rent Strokes Theme" - uncredited)
 2011 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Infestation Hypothesis (2011) ... (writer: "Diff'rent Strokes" - uncredited)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Turkish Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (writer: "Diff'rent Strokes" - uncredited)
 2006 Art School Confidential (writer: "Facts of Life - Theme")
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2004) ... (writer: "Diff'rent Strokes", "The Facts of Life")
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Nightingale (2002) ... (writer: "Theme from The Facts of Life")
 2001 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Facts of Life Reunion (2001) ... ("The Facts of Life theme song") / (performer: "The Facts of Life theme song")
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Diary (2000) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" - uncredited)
 1991 Married... with Children (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kelly Does Hollywood: Part 1 (1991) ... (writer: "The Facts of Life")
  The Facts of Life (TV Series) (performer - 203 episodes, 1979 - 1988) (writer - 203 episodes, 1979 - 1988)
- The Beginning of the Beginning (1988) ... (performer: "The Facts of Life") / (writer: "The Facts of Life")
- The Beginning of the End (1988) ... (performer: "The Facts of Life") / (writer: "The Facts of Life")
- Big Apple Blues (1988) ... (performer: "The Facts of Life") / (writer: "The Facts of Life")
- On the Edge (1988) ... (performer: "The Facts of Life") / (writer: "The Facts of Life")
- Present Imperfect (1988) ... (performer: "The Facts of Life") / (writer: "The Facts of Life")
 1978-1986 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (writer - 181 episodes)
- The Front Page (1986) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" (Theme Song))
- The Photo Club (1986) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" (Theme Song))
- The Big Bribe (1986) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" (Theme Song))
- Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown (1986) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" (Theme Song))
- Arnold's Tangled Web (1986) ... (writer: "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes" (Theme Song))
 1980 Inside Moves (lyrics: "What Have You Got to Lose") / (music: "What Have You Got to Lose")
 1978 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.68 (1978) ... (performer: "Rock and Roll Never Forgets" - uncredited)
 1978 The 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Candle on the Water", "Someone's Waiting For You")
 1970 The Dean Martin Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.29 (1970) ... (performer: "The Windmills of Your Mind", "Embraceable You" (uncredited))
 1968 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.36 (1968) ... (performer: "I've Gotta Be Me", "One Note Samba" - uncredited)
 1967 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1967) ... (performer: "Going Out of My Head", "Try To Remember")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Recorded "Friends and Lovers" duet ballad with Carl Anderson on USA Carrere Records in 1986 -- peaked at #2 on Billboard's Top 40 charts and stayed in that position for two weeks. Popularized through its performance on Days of Our Lives (1965). See more »

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Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Ex-sister-in-law of Todd Thicke. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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