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Freddie Mercury Himself (2006)

Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family ... See full synopsis »

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Rudi Dolezal

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Rudi Dolezal, Simon Witter (co-writer)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Freddie Mercury ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Austin Mary Austin ... Herself (archive footage)
Jer Bulsara Jer Bulsara ... Herself (archive footage)
Montserrat Caballé ... Herself (archive footage)
Dave Clark ... Himself
Phil Collins ... Himself
Kashmira Cooke ... Herself (archive footage)
Roger Daltrey ... Himself
Perviz Darukhanawalla Perviz Darukhanawalla ... Herself (archive footage)
John Deacon ... Himself
Rudi Dolezal Rudi Dolezal ... Himself
Peter Freestone Peter Freestone ... Himself (archive footage)
Ian Hunter ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Hutton Jim Hutton ... Himself (archive footage)
Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage)
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Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He loved art, and because of that, he often went along with his friend Tim Staffell, who played in a band called Smile. Also in this band where Brian May and Roger Taylor.

When Staffell left the band in 1970, Mercury became their new singer. He changed the band's name into Queen, and they took on a new bass-player in February 1971, called John Deacon. Their first album, "Queen", came out in 1973. But their real breakthrough was "Killer Queen", on the album "Sheer Heart Attack", which was released in 1974. They became immortal with the single "Bohemian Rhapsody", on the 1975 album "A Night At The Opera".

After their biggest hit in the USA in 1980 with "Another One Bites The Dust", they had a bad ...

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Country:

Germany | Austria

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English | German

Release Date:

25 November 2006 (Germany) See more »

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