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03 February - Patsy Ann Noble, "Good Looking Boy"?

Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:30 pm
by Max ADU
Australian Birthday Today - Patricia "Trisha" Ann Ruth Noble, born 3 February 1944, Marrickville, New South Wales is an Australian singer and actress.

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Patricia’s father was Clarence Lancelot "Buster" Noble (1 March 1913 – 1990), a comedian and singer; her mother was Helen De Paul (born Helen McGoulrick, 1921–2007), an entertainer, singer, dancer and comedienne on the Tivoli circuit.

Initially performing as Patsy Ann Noble, she was a teenage pop singer in the early 1960s, where she made regular appearances.on the music and variety television series Bandstand.

However, it was not until Johnny Devlin, a New Zealand singer-songwriter, handed her the lyrics of "Good Looking Boy" in November 1961, where she released her biggest hit single, "Good Looking Boy", which reached the Top 10 in Melbourne and Top 20 in Sydney.

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At the Logie Awards for 1961, she won the 'Best Female Singer' from TV Week.

After 1967, Noble had changed her name to Trisha Noble in order to distance herself from her years as a teen singe and 1965, Noble started her television acting career.

By the 1970s, she had relocated to the United States and had guest roles in various television series including Columbo, Baretta and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and in The Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1976

In 1983, Noble returned to Australia where she also pursued a career as a theatrical actress.

In 2005, Noble had a minor role in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith as Jobal Naberrie – mother of lead character Padmé Amidala.