John Leyton

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Birthday
17, 1935
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1935 (age 85)
Birthplace
England

About

British pop singer and screen actor. He is perhaps best known for his 1961 United Kingdom hit single "Johnny Remember Me."

Before Fame

He made his acting debut in a 1960 television adaptation of the popular Biggles adventure books. Shortly thereafter, he began his music career by releasing a cover of "Tell Laura I Love Her."

Trivia

He appeared in numerous films and television shows during the 1960s, including The Great Escape, Every Day's a Holiday, and Guns at Batasi.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, England.

Associated With

His hit single "Johnny Remember Me" was produced by English songwriter and music producer Joe Meek.