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Amanda Lear  (originally Tapp, born 18 November 1939 or 1946, in British Hong Kong) is a French singer, lyricist, composer, painter, TV presenter, actress and novelist.

Lear began her career as a fashion model in the mid-1960s and was also the muse of Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. She first came to the public attention as the model on the cover of Roxy Music's album For Your Pleasure in 1973. She was a multimillion selling Disco Queen in the mid-1970s to the early 1980s mainly in Continental Europe and Scandinavia with hits such as "Queen of Chinatown", "Follow Me", "Enigma (Give a Bit of Mmh to Me)" and "Fashion Pack". Lear has sold 15 million albums and over 25 million singles worldwide.

In the mid-1980s she positioned herself as one of the leading media personalities in mainland Europe, especially in Italy and in France where she hosted many long-running TV shows. Since the 1990s her time has been divided between music, television, writing and movies as well as pursuing her career as a painter. Currently she lives in Saint-Étienne-du-Grès near Avignon in the south of France.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Amanda Lear  (originally Tapp, born 18 November 1939 or 1946, in British Hong Kong) is a French singer, lyricist, composer, painter, TV presenter, actress and novelist.

Lear began her career as a fashion model in the mid-1960s and was also the muse of Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. She first came to the public attention as the model on the cover of Roxy Music's album For Your Pleasure in 1973. She was a multimillion selling Disco Queen in the mid-1970s to the early 1980s mainly in Continental Europe and Scandinavia with hits such as "Queen of Chinatown", "Follow Me", "Enigma (Give a Bit of Mmh to Me)" and "Fashion Pack". Lear has sold 15 million albums and over 25 million singles worldwide.

In the mid-1980s she positioned herself as one of the leading media personalities in mainland Europe, especially in Italy and in France where she hosted many long-running TV shows. Since the 1990s her time has been divided between music, television, writing and movies as well as pursuing her career as a painter. Currently she lives in Saint-Étienne-du-Grès near Avignon in the south of France.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Amanda Lear, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 32

Birthday 1939-06-18

Place of Birth Saigon, French Cochinchina

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Metti una notte as Lulù
2018 Disco Europe Express as Herself - Singer (archive footage)
2017 La candidate as Amanda Lear
2013 Divina as Claire Bartoli alias Divina
2012 Nom de code : Rose as Manoue
2012 Scènes de ménages : ce soir, ils reçoivent
2012 Our dear neighbors (1 episode) as Armella
2012 Lady Oscar as Clara Barnier
2010 The Cinema According to Dalí as Herself
2009 Panique au ministère as cécile
2008 Dragon Hunters as Gildas
2007 Un amour de fantôme as Elizabeth
2005 Gigolo as la femme
2003 Gala
2002 Dance Challenge as Birgit
1999 Beckmann (1 episode)
1998 Bimboland as Gina
1998 Ciao Darwin (2 episodes) as Presidente di giuria
1995 The Harald Schmidt Show (1 episode)
1982 Na sowas! (1 episode)
1982 Champs-Elysées (1 episode)
1980 Electric Blue 004 as Herself
1978 Loggerheads as cantante
1978 Crazy Nights
1978 Sexy Night Report n. 2 as Host
1972 Musikladen (4 episodes)
1972 Ein Kessel Buntes (1 episode)
1971 Disco (4 episodes)
1970 Double Pisces, Scorpio Rising
1969 Fun and Games for Everyone
1969 Der Kommissar (1 episode) as Model #2
1968 Starparade (2 episodes)

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