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Quirky Actors AndActresses Who You Might Not Know Can Actually Sing

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Richland123, Sep 22, 2017.

  1. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    There are some quirky actors and actresses who also had or have careers as singers. Here are a few. Can you name some others?

    Jim Nabors (aka Gomer Pyle)

    Ken Curtis (aka Festus from Gunsmoke)

    Seth MacFarlane

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  2. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
  3. Gina Torres - Mezzo soprano, Opera, jazz, gospel
    Firefly, Serenity, Xena, Suits, The Shield, Matrix Reloaded

    Gina. Gina2. Gina3.
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  4. Oddly

    Oddly Unofficial TalkBass Cartographer! Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    Well obviously William Shatner deserves a mention...

    and of course Lee Marvin...

  5. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Robert Downey Jr

  6. Oddly

    Oddly Unofficial TalkBass Cartographer! Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    Coincidentally just turned up on a friday night chat show in Ireland...Russell Crowe...pretty impressive...

  7. inanimate_carb


    Aug 11, 2016
    Dominic Chianese most famously played Corrado Soprano (Uncle Junior) on "The Sopranos". If you live in the area of NJ,CT, and NY, it's not hard to catch him in a performance somewhere.

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  8. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Avery Brooks can sing and this is an incredibly weird interview and he's a bit zany but his piano playing is great too. No singing here, just an instrumental response to a question from Bill.
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  9. OldDog52

    OldDog52 Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2011
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  10. Bob_Ross

    Bob_Ross Supporting Member

    Dec 29, 2012
    Emily Blount -- unless she was lip-syncing? -- did an excellent job in the film version of Steven Sondheim's "Into The Woods"
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  11. btmpancake

    btmpancake Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    Apollo beach, Florida
    Jamie Fox
  12. Stumbo

    Stumbo Wherever you go, there you are. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 11, 2008
    Intergalactic Mind Space
    Song Surgeon sofware
    Nathan Lane
    Andy Griffith
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  14. edencab


    Aug 14, 2013
    Toronto, On
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  15. Nev375


    Nov 2, 2010
    Zooey Deschanel is the very definition of quirky... and heart achingly gorgeous.
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  16. Up the dose

    Up the dose

    Mar 10, 2013
    She's so beautiful and talented. Great performance.
  17. cchorney

    cchorney Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2010
    Meriden, CT
    Hugh Jackman
  18. ultra60

    ultra60 Supporting Member

    Sep 16, 2010
    Herndon/Chantilly Va.
    The Brady Kids:

  19. There is no turning back. You must.

    peter lorre.
  20. Pirate Captain

    Pirate Captain Elitist Jazz Snob ******** Supporting Member

    Dec 22, 2016
    Shelter Island, NY USA
    Jessica Pimentel from Orange is the New Black is a legit death metal singer (and in a long term relationship with the drummer from Meshuggah)


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