Gloria Loring Biography
Gloria Loring is an American singer and actress, best known for five years playing Liz Chandler on Days of Our Lives. Gloria and her fellow singer-actor Carl Anderson also performed the duet “Friends and Lovers, which earned the number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986.
Gloria Loring Career
Loring started her music career at the early age of 14, she was singing with a folk group known as Those Four. Loring then released her first album in 1968, titled Today on MGM Records. she released Several singles, including cover versions of Harry Nilsson’s “Everybody’s Talkin'” and Roger Whittaker’s “New World in the Morning”, were released on the Evolution label, though none charted.
She proceeded on to perform on a wide range of television shows in the late 1960s and 1970s, from The Carol Burnett Show to the Academy Awards ceremony. She Signed to Atco Records, she released the single “Brooklyn,” produced by Mike Post, in 1977 under the alias Cody Jameson, and it became her first chart single, that climbing to No. 74 on the Billboard Hot 100 and also appearing on the Adult Contemporary and Country Charts.
In March 1977 the singer flew all way to Toronto to be the guest star on the popular weekly variety program The Bobby Vinton Show which was seen all across the United States and Canada. The program was produced by her husband Alan Thicke. Loring performed “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” and performed a duet with Vinton on “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do”.
Loring and then-husband Alan Thicke composed the theme songs to Diff’rent Strokes and The Facts of Life in 1979 and 1980. It came in two versions of the Facts of the Life theme song that Loring sang. One of the versions was used from seasons two through six, and a second was used from seasons seven to nine.
A year later, after her son Brennan was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1979, Loring joined Days of Our Lives and got the idea to create and self-publish the Days Of Our Lives Celebrity Cookbook to raise money for diabetes research. Volume One was published in 1981 and then Volume Two follow-up in 1983.
That gave her a way forward, She followed that success with three commercially published books, Kids, Food and Diabetes, Parenting a Child with Diabetes, and Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Moving Past the Fear. For the past 30 years, Gloria has served as a spokesperson for JDRF. JDRF was the official philanthropy of her college sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, before shifting its focus to fighting hunger in 2017.
In 2003, Loring Gloria released her first-holiday album, by the name You Make It Christmas. Later In 2008, she released A Playlist, which included a new recording of the song “Friends and Lovers” with Carl Anderson, recorded one year before he died. The singer’s book, Coincidence Is God’s Way of Remaining Anonymous, is a spiritual autobiography of how a series of coincidences transformed her life. which was released in October 2012 by HCI, Inc.
Gloria Loring Albums|Discography|Songs
- 1968: Today (MGM Records); includes the original version of “One Way Ticket”
- 1970: And Now We Come to Distances (Evolution Records)
- 1972: Sing a Song for the Mountain (Evolution Records)
- 1984: A Shot in the Dark (Glitz Records); includes the full version of “The Facts of Life”
- 1986: Gloria Loring (Atlantic Records); includes the original version of “Friends and Lovers” with Carl Anderson
- 1988: Full Moon/No Hesitation (Atlantic Records)
- 1991: Is There Anybody Out There (Silk Purse); includes a solo version of “Friends and Lovers”
- 1999: Turn The Page (Silk Purse)
- 2000: By Request (Silk Purse); includes an acoustic recording of “Tonight, I Celebrate My Love”, the song adopted by Bo & Hope as their theme song on Days of Our Lives
- 2001: Friends and Lovers (Silk Purse)
- 2003: You Make It Christmas (Silk Purse)
- 2008: A Playlist (Silk Purse); she and Carl Anderson re-recorded “Friends and Lovers” for this project, just one year prior to his death
Gloria Loring Movies
- Correcting Christmas 2014
- Convicted: A Mother’s Story
Gloria Loring Book
- Coincidence Is God’s Way of Remaining Anonymous: Reflections on Daytime Dramas and Divine Intervention 2012
- Kids, Food and Diabetes 1986
- Parenting a Child With Diabetes
- Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Moving Past the Fear 2006
- Parenting a Diabetic Child: A Practical, Empathetic Guide to
- Help You and Your Child Live with Diabetes1991
Gloria Loring’s guide to health and beauty 1985
Gloria Loring Bob Hope
singer Gloria Loring and comedian Bob Hope were among those who ushered in baseball to Vancouver’s domed-stadium, B.C. Place.
Gloria Loring Carl Anderson
The two recorded the song Friends and Lovers in 1985 for the soap opera Days of Our Lives,
Gloria Loring Christmas Movie
She stars in the movie Correcting Christmas a 2014 series, where A woman travels back one year in time to the Christmas before her broken engagement and tries to repair what went wrong. She discovers that this is a challenging undertaking.
Gloria Loring Close My Eyes
This one of these albums that were released in 1986 with three tracks.
Gloria Loring Liz Chandler
She played Liz Chandler, on the Days of Our Lives an American daytime soap opera which is broadcasted on the NBC television network for a period of five years
Gloria Loring Facts Of Life
Gloria and her ex-husband composed the theme song an American sitcom: the series focuses on a girl Edna Garrett (Charlotte Rae) who becomes a housemother at the fictional Eastland School, an all-female boarding school in Peekskill, New York.
Gloria Loring Song Friends And Lovers
Gloria and Carl Anderson recorded the song Friends and Lovers in 1985 which was written by Jay Gruska and Paul Gordon.
Who Did Gloria Loring Play On Dool
Gloria played the role of Liz Chandler in the fiction Soap Opera Days of Our Lives.
Gloria Loring Age
Gloria Jean Goff was born on December 10, 1946, in New York City, the U.S. as Gloria Jean Goff -Lagler.
Gloria Loring Family
She was born in New York City to Ann (née Tobin), a singer, and Gerald “Buzzy” Lewis Goff, who had various professions, which include professional trumpet player, a salesman, and hospitality/restaurant industry consultant.
Gloria Loring Husband
The singer has been married three times, first, she married Alan Thicke on 22 August 1970, she has two kids with him Brennan and singer Robin. The two later divorced in 1986. She was romantically involved with Christopher Beaumont and later married on 18 June 1988 thereafter divorced in 1993. She went on to marry Rene Lagler a production designer, on 20 December 1994, whom they met 24 years earlier on the set of Glen Campbell’s variety series.
Gloria Loring Height
She has a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Gloria Loring Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars