Anthony George Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer and songwriter. Newley achieved success as a performer in such diverse fields as rock and roll and stage and screen acting. As a recording artist he enjoyed a dozen Top 40 entries on the UK Singles Chart between 1959 and 1962, including two number one hits. Newley also received an Academy Award nomination for his work on the film score of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971).
Anthony Newley is nominated for Michael Ball's Singers Hall of Fame
Radio 2 listener Janet Girsman picks Anthony Newley for Michael's Singers Hall of Fame
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