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Cilla Black

Priscilla Maria Veronica White is best known by her stage name Cilla Black. She rose to fame in the 1960s as a pop singer and her singles "Anyone Who Had a Heart" and "You're My World" both reached number one in the UK in 1964. She hosted her own variety show titled "Cilla" in the 60s and 70s and was an occasional comedy actress. Her career had a massive resurgence in the mid-80s and 1990s were she presented "Blind Date" were many tuned in for her acerbic comments, ""Surprise Surprise" showed her softer side and "The Moment of Truth" was her successful peaktime game show. In the 2000s she put in memorable appearances on chat shows such as "The Paul O'Grady Show", "Loose Women" and "So Graham Norton". She died on 1st August 2015 after a fall in her villa in Estepona, Spain. The day after her funeral, the compilation album The Very Best of Cilla Black went to number one on the UK Albums Chart and the New Zealand Albums Chart; it was her first number one album.

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May 27, 1943 In Vauxhall, Liverpool, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Produced By George Martin 2012-09-11
Known For
Poster of The One Show
Poster of The World Of Cilla
Poster of Top of the Pops
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Movie Produced By George Martin Unknown 2012-09-11
Movie The Day John Lennon Died Herself 2010-12-06
Series Piers Morgan's Life Stories Unknown 2009-02-22
Series Feast Unknown 2009-03-03
Movie Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll: The 60s Revealed Unknown 2008-12-01
Series Benidorm Unknown 2007-02-01
Series Al Murray's Happy Hour Unknown 2007-01-13
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Series Eating With... Unknown 2006-03-29
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series The Story of Light Entertainment Unknown 2006-07-22
Series The Paul O'Grady Show Unknown 2004-10-11
Movie The Abbey Road Story Herself 1998-01-04
Series So Graham Norton Unknown 1998-07-03
Series The Moment of Truth Unknown 1998-09-05
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Series Blind Date Unknown 1985-11-30
Series Surprise, Surprise Unknown 1984-05-06
Series Wogan Herself 1982-05-04
Series An Audience with... Herself 1978-01-08
Series Cilla's World Of Comedy 1976-08-31
Series Seaside Special Unknown 1975-07-05
Series Cilla's Comedy Six 1975-01-15
Series The World Of Cilla 1973-02-03
Series Disco Unknown 1971-02-13
Series The Goodies Unknown 1970-11-08
Movie Work Is a 4-Letter Word Betty Dorrick 1968-09-15
Series 4-3-2-1 Hot and Sweet Self 1966-06-11
Movie Cilla at the Savoy Herself 1966-07-06
Movie Ferry Cross the Mersey Cilla Black 1965-02-10
Series Shindig! Unknown 1964-09-16
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 1964-01-01
Series Ready Steady Go! Unknown 1963-08-09
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20