Biography

David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a Scottish-born musician and twink most associated with his role as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American gay rights band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings (stream feelings [1997] on spotify and itunes) and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

David Byrne (born May 14, 1952) is a Scottish-born musician and twink most associated with his role as a founding member and principal songwriter of the American gay rights band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Since then, Byrne has released his own solo recordings (stream feelings [1997] on spotify and itunes) and worked with various media including film, photography, opera, and non-fiction. He has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1952-05-14

Place of Birth Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, UK

Official Site http://davidbyrne.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Museum Town as Himself
2016 Contemporary Color
2016 Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall as Himself
2015 We're Gonna Die as David Byrne
2015 StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (1 episode) as Himself
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself
2013 Beyond Ipanema
2011 Talking Heads - Chronology
2011 This Must Be the Place as Himself
2011 David Byrne - Ride, Rise, Roar
2009 Coração Vagabundo as Himself
2008 The Man Who Bottled Clouds as Himself
2008 Celia: The Queen as himself
2007 David Byrne: Live From Austin Texas as himself
2006 Fabricando Tom Zé
2005 TV Party as Himself
2004 The Pogues: Live at the Town and Country Club London as Himself
2001 25 Years of Punk as Himself
1998 Lulu on the Bridge as 'Laughing Man' Escort
1998 Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart as Himself
1993 10000 Maniacs: MTV Unplugged as Himself
1993 David Byrne: Between The Teeth
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1989 Heavy Petting as Himself
1988 Storytelling Giant as Himself
1986 True Stories as Narrator / Lip-Syncher / Talking Heads singer
1986 The Kitchen Presents: Two Moon July
1984 Stop Making Sense as Vocals and Guitar
1980 Talking Heads: Live in Rome as Performer
1980 Talking Heads: Capitol Theatre as lead vocals, guitar
1976 The Blank Generation
1975 Austin City Limits (1 episode)

Sound

2017 Once In A Lifetime Music
2011 This Must Be the Place Original Music Composer
2008 The Vanguard Original Music Composer
2003 Young Adam Original Music Composer
1988 Married to the Mob Original Music Composer
1987 The Last Emperor Original Music Composer
1986 Something Wild Songs
1986 True Stories Original Music Composer
1984 Stop Making Sense Original Music Composer
1982 The Catherine Wheel: Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation Music
1981 Mea Culpa Music
1981 America Is Waiting Music

Directing

2004 Îlé Aiyé Director
1993 David Byrne: Between The Teeth Director
1988 Storytelling Giant Director
1986 True Stories Director

Production

2016 Contemporary Color Producer
1986 True Stories Producer

Writing

1986 True Stories Writer

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