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Leon René (1902–1982)

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Casino Soundtrack
(1995)
You've Got Mail Soundtrack
(1998)
Stand by Me Soundtrack
(1986)
(2003)

Filmography

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 2018 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2018) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2018/II Mute (writer: "Dig That Crazy Santa Claus")
 2017 Lorraine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 December 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hugh Jackman/Luke Bryan (2017) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin'" - uncredited)
 2017 Finding Your Feet (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmy Thomas)
 2017 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #24.20 (2017) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2017 The Hippopotamus (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 2016 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Road Less Traveled (2016) ... (writer: "You've Got To Change Your Way of Loving" - uncredited)
- The Tiger's Cave (2016) ... (writer: "Just One Of Those Things" - uncredited)
 2016 24K Orange (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El Corazón de San Juan Capistrano (2016) ... (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano")
 2016 Rules Don't Apply (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 2008-2016 The X Factor: Celebrity (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Results Show 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
- Live Show 2: Motown Week (2016) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.9 (2008) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2016 Term Life (writer: "Hey, Boy! Hey, Girl!")
 2015 Defiance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Of a Demon in My View (2015) ... (writer: "Rockin Robin" - uncredited)
 2015 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 4 (2015) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
- 2015: Auditions 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.7 (2015) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.27 (2014) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2014 Johnny Ghoulash Escapes from Creightonville (writer: "Rockin Robin")
 2014 The Voice Kids (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 5 (2014) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2013/I Blood Ties (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 2012 EastEnders: All I Want for Christmas Is... (TV Short) (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2012 Gila! (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Rockin Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas) / (music: "Rockin Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 2012 Magic City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Who's the Horse and Who's the Rider? (2012) ... (writer: "Rockin Robin")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Performance Challenge (2012) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 (2012) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 2011 Kirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Forest and Hampshire County Show (2011) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2011 Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (Documentary) (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 2011 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Neither Here Nor There (2011) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2011 Warehouse 13 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 3... 2... 1 (2011) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.93 (2011) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2010 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "Rockin Robin" - uncredited)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 20 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2008 Road Trip with Huell Howser (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- San Juan Capistrano (2008) ... (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 2008 The Wrecking Crew! (Documentary) (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2007 The 4400 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Daddy's Little Girl (2007) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2007 The Simple Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Showstoppers (2007) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2007 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Return (2007) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jesse Thomas)
 2004 Singapore Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spectacular Show 2 - Rock & Roll Hits (2004) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 2003 Hagström: Allt I Musik (lyrics: "Rockin' Robin") / (music: "Rockin' Robin") / (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2002 Stars in Their Eyes Kids (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 2001 The Wilde Girls (TV Movie) (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 2000 Walking the Tracks: The Summer of Stand by Me (Video documentary short) (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 2000 California's Gold (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Swallows (2000) ... (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1999 One More Kiss (writer: "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1998 You've Got Mail (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1997 Traveller (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmy Thomas)
 1995 Casino (writer: "Basin Street Blues/When It's Sleepy Time Down South" - as Leon Rene)
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Operation Double 007 (1993) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 1992 Storyville (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 1992 American Me (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1992 Strictly Propaganda (Documentary) (writer: "Alles geht einmal zu Ende" - as Rene)
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beach Blanket Brandon (1991) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (1989) ... (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Camikazi Kid - June 6, 1961 (1989) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 1988 Purple People Eater (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Irma Rene)
 1988 State Park (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 1988 Day by Day (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Field Trip (1988) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - uncredited)
 1988 Aloha Summer (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1987 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sea Cruise (1987) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 1987 Rags to Riches (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Foley vs. Foley (1987) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1986 Stand by Me (as J. Thomas, "Rockin' Robin")
 1986 Can You Feel Me Dancing? (TV Movie) (writer: "Rockin Robin" - as James Thomas)
 1980 Blue Suede Shoes (Documentary) (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 1978 F.I.S.T. (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1976 The Bette Midler Show (TV Special) (writer: "I Sold My Heart to the Junkman" - uncredited)
 1976 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.25 (1976) ... (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 June 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin medley" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 September 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1967 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Songs of the South (1967) ... (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" - uncredited)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Louis Armstrong (1965) ... (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
- Episode #2.15 (1965) ... (writer: "Sleepy Time Down South")
- Episode #1.47 (1965) ... (writer: "Rockin' Robin")
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- License to Steal (1961) ... (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat")
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Juliet Prowse, Steve Lawrence, Milt Kamen, The Kingston Trio (1960) ... (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" - uncredited)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 10% Blues (1960) ... (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat")
 1960 Ice Palace (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1959 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Koa Man (1959) ... (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat")
 1959 Hey Boy! Hey Girl! (writer: "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" - as Jimmie Thomas)
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1958) ... (writer: "Rockin Robin'")
 1957-1958 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Teresa Brewer (1958) ... (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
- Steve Allen (1957) ... (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" - uncredited)
 1955 Show Time at the Apollo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Harlem Variety Revue ... (writer: "In My Heart")
 1952 Kiddin' the Kitten (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1951 Chow Hound (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1949 Swallow the Leader (Short) (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom (writer: "Make Believe Ballroom")
 1948 Gorilla My Dreams (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1946 Roughly Squeaking (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat")
 1946 The Big Snooze (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1945 Life with Feathers (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1944 Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session (writer: "I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City" - uncredited)
 1944 What's Cookin' Doc? (Short) (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1943 Stormy Weather (writer: "I Lost My Sugar in Salt Lake City" (1942) - uncredited)
 1943 Chatterbox (writer: "Sweet Lucy Brown")
 1943 Reveille with Beverly (writer: "Sweet Lucy Brown")
 1943 Truck Busters (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1942 Ding Dog Daddy (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1942 A Tale of Two Kitties (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1942 The Squawkin' Hawk (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat")
 1942 Wings for the Eagle (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1942 Wacky Blackout (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1942 Hold the Lion, Please (Short) (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1942 Juke Girl (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1942 Daffy's Southern Exposure (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1942 Crazy Cruise (Short) (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1942 Bullet Scars (writer: "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" - uncredited)
 1942 Who's Who in the Zoo (Short) (writer: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1941 Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt (Short) (lyrics: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" (1940) - uncredited) / (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" (1940) - uncredited)
 1941 Honeymoon for Three (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" (1940) - uncredited)
 1941 Porky's Snooze Reel (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 Always a Bride (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1940 The Sour Puss (Short) (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" - uncredited)
 1940 No Time for Comedy (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 They Drive by Night (music: "When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano" (1940) - uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Forrest (writer: "Don't Count Your Chickens")
 1939 Murder in the Night (writer: "Don't Count Your Chickens" - uncredited)
 1939 Let Freedom Ring (lyrics: "Dusty Road" (1939)) / (music: "Dusty Road" (1939))
 1938 Streamlined Swing (Short) (writer: "Pack Your Grip and Take a Little Trip", "Swing as You Work" - uncredited)
 1938 Hollywood Handicap (Short) (writer: "Pickin' a Rib" - uncredited)
 1937 She's Got Everything (writer: "It's Sleepy Time in Hawaii" (1937) - as Leon)
 1936 Red Nichols & His World Famous Pennies (Short) (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (1931) - uncredited)
 1935 Vitaphone Varieties (Short) (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" - uncredited)
 1935 First a Girl (writer: "Sweet Lucy Brown" - uncredited)
 1932 Sleepy Time Down South (Short) (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South")
 1931 Safe in Hell (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" (1931) - uncredited)
 1931 Heaven on Earth (writer: "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" - uncredited)
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Songwriter: Wrote (w/Van Morrison) "Gloria", a hit for Morrison and The Shadows of Knight.
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