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    Johnny Hallyday

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    Genre:Rock, Pop
    Rank:874 history »
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    Albums:121
    Songs:726

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    1Que Je T'Aime lyrics
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    4.5/5
    Quand Un Homme Perd Ses Rêves lyrics
    3Si C'Était À Refaire lyrics
    4Lightnin' lyrics
    5L'Aventure, C'Est L'Aventure lyrics
    6Quelque Chose De Tennessee lyrics
    7Comme Un Fou (Stuck On You) lyrics
    8Nous Les Gars, Nous Les Filles (Boys And Girls) lyrics
    9Le Chanteur Abandonné lyrics
    10Est-Ce Que Tu Me Veux Encore ? lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1
    789
    Rester Vivant Tour [2016]
    2
    6,586
    Quelque Part Un Aigle... [1982]
    3
    6,603
    Rock À Memphis [1975]
    4Teenage Idol
    5Hit Box
    6Best Of 70
    7History
    82007-2012 Albums Studio Warner
    9N°7
    10Negro es negro

    Biography

    Johnny Hallyday (real name Jean-Philippe Smet) is a French actor, guitarist & singer, born on June 15, 1943 in Paris, France. His father Léon was Belgian & his mother Huguette was French. They divorced in 1944 & Johnny went to his aunt's house, she was a former cinema actress. Johnny learned dancing, playing guitar, singing & playing in short films.
    In 1957, he went back to Paris. Johnny met friends who also became singers, Jacques Dutronc & Eddy Mitchell. At the same time, he discovered Elvis Presley & sang his idol's songs at Paris' Golf Drouot. He was discovered by Jacques Wolfsohn, Vogue's artistic director. In 1960, the young singer released his first 7" under the name Johnny Hallyday. In 1961, he signed to Philips & became the teenage idol at 18 : from Golf Drouot to Alhambra, from Olympia to Palais Des Sports, his fans broke chairs. Hits came : "Retiens La Nuit", "Pas Cette Chanson", "L'Idole Des Jeunes", "Elle Est Terrible", "Da Doo Ron Ron"... In 1965, Johnny married Sylvie Vartan & the following year, their son David Hallyday was born. Years passed & Johnny followed trends. In 1983, Nathalie Baye & Johnny's daughter Laura Smet was born. Johnny worked with great artists (Michel Berger, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Pascal Obispo & Zazie) to stay on top. He made gigantic shows like his live at Paris' Tour Eiffel with 400,000 fans in 2000. Johnny became a recordman : 80 million albums sold, 900 songs, 100 tours, 18 platinum albums & 17 million spectators.

    Filmography
    Les Diaboliques (Henri-Georges Clouzot) - 1955
    Les Parisiennes (Marc Allégret, Claude Barma, Michel Boisrond) - 1961
    Dossier 1413 (Alfred Rode) - 1961
    D'Où Viens-Tu, Johnny ? (Noël Howard) - 1963
    Cherchez L'Idole (Michel Boisrond) - 1964
    À Tout Casser (John Berry) - 1967
    Les Poneyttes (Joël Le Moigne) - 1968
    13 Jours En France (Claude Lelouch, François Reichenbach) - 1968 (himself)
    Le Spécialiste (Sergio Corbucci) - 1970
    Point De Chute (Robert Hossein) - 1970
    L'Aventure, C'Est L'Aventure (Claude Lelouch) - 1972 (himself)
    Malpertuis (Harry Kümel) - 1972
    L'Animal (Claude Zidi) - 1977
    Le Jour Se Lève Et Les Conneries Commencent (Claude Mulot) - 1981
    Détective (Jean-Luc Godard) - 1985
    Conseil De Famille (Costa-Gavras) - 1985
    Terminus (Pierre-William Glenn) - 1987
    The Iron Triangle (Eric Weston) - 1988
    La Gamine (Hervé Palud) - 1992
    Paparazzi (Alain Berbérian) - 1998 (himself)
    Pourquoi Pas Moi ? (Stéphane Giusti) - 1999
    Love Me (Lætitia Masson) - 2000
    Mischka (Jean-François Stevenin) - 2002 (himself)
    L'Homme Du Train (Patrice Leconte) - 2002
    Crime Spree (Brad Mirman) - 2003
    Les Rivières Pourpres II - Les Anges De L'Apocalypse (Olivier Dahan) - 2004
    Quartier VIP (Laurent Firode) - 2005
    Jean-Philippe (Laurent Tuel) - 2006
    The Pink Panther 2 (Harald Zwart) - 2009
    Vengeance (Johnnie To) - 2009
    Titeuf, Le Film (Zep) - 2011 (voice)
    Salaud, On T'Aime (Claude Lelouch) - 2014

    Television
    David Lansky (Hervé Palud) - 1989

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