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Trini López (1937–2020)


Trini Lopez was an American singer and actor who had 16 Top 40 songs on the charts from 1963 through 1968. He was born Trinidad López III in the Little Mexico neighborhood of Dallas, Texas on May 15, 1937. He started performing with his own band when he was 15 years old and caught the eye of rock and roll legend Buddy Holly, who recommended him to... See full bio »

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The Dirty Dozen Pedro Jiminez
(1967)
Apollo 13 Soundtrack
(1995)
I'm Not There Soundtrack
(2007)
(1989)

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 2016 Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- All in the Family (2016) ... (performer: "Crooked Little Man")
 2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Yo Soy Capitan (2014) ... (performer: "Come a Little Bit Closer", "La Bamba" - uncredited)
 2011/II The Reunion (arranger: "Cielito Lindo" - as Trini Lopez) / (performer: "Cielito Lindo" - as Trini Lopez)
 2010 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- If You Want Something Done (2010) ... (performer: "If I Had a Hammer" - uncredited)
 2007 I'm Not There (performer: "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)" - as Trini Lopez)
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (performer: "Blowin' in the Wind")
 1995/I Apollo 13 (performer: "Lemon Tree" - as Trini Lopez)
 1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1994) ... (performer: "If I Had a Hammer" - uncredited)
  Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Portrait d'une jeune fille de la fin des années 60 à Bruxelles (1994) ... (performer: "La Bamba") / (writer: "La Bamba")
 1993 Querida Concha (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 April 1993 (1993) ... (performer: "La Bamba", "América")
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (arranger: "Cielito Lindo" - as Trini Lopez) / (performer: "Cielito Lindo" - as Trini Lopez)
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man... (performer: "There Was A Crooked Man...")
 1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower (TV Movie) (performer: "Lemon Tree", "La Bamba")
 1966 Made in Paris (performer: "Made in Paris" - as Trini Lopez)
 1966 Hullabaloo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
 1965 Marriage on the Rocks (music: "There Was a Sinner Man" - as Trini Lopez) / (performer: "There Was a Sinner Man")
 1964 Les cinq dernières minutes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 45 tours... et puis s'en vont (1964) ... (performer: "If I Had a Hammer")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(4/10/71) Appeared on the prime time ABC variety series "Showtime", performing a medley of his hits. See more »

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

His first big break came from Frank Sinatra, who recognized his talent and signed him to an eight-year contract with his label - Reprise Records. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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