Biography

Known by his stage name Moby, Richard Melville Hall, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music and animal rights activism.  Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and is considered one of the most important contributor to dance music in the early 1990s.  His electronic dance music work, which experimented with techno, house, breakbeat, downtempo electronica,, and spoke-word layering helped introduce and popularize dance music in both the UK and America with his fifth studio album, Play.  Originally released in mid-1999, the album sold 6,000 copies in its first week, and it re-entered the charts in early 2000 and became an unexpected hit, producing eight singles and selling over 10 million copies worldwide.  Moby followed the album with 18 in 2002, to much success, selling over 5 million copies worldwide.   His work spans eleven complete albums, while editing, producing, performing and remixing music for acts such as  Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Britney Spears, New Order, Public Enemy, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Soundgarden, and others.   Moby is considered by some to be a renaissance man, creating or supporting restaurants, artist collectives, animal activism groups, while writing and photographing for articles and books throughout his career.  He is an advocate for network neutrality, along with other political causes such as art education and anti-violence campaigns.  

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Known by his stage name Moby, Richard Melville Hall, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer. He is well known for his electronic music and animal rights activism.  Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and is considered one of the most important contributor to dance music in the early 1990s.  His electronic dance music work, which experimented with techno, house, breakbeat, downtempo electronica,, and spoke-word layering helped introduce and popularize dance music in both the UK and America with his fifth studio album, Play.  Originally released in mid-1999, the album sold 6,000 copies in its first week, and it re-entered the charts in early 2000 and became an unexpected hit, producing eight singles and selling over 10 million copies worldwide.  Moby followed the album with 18 in 2002, to much success, selling over 5 million copies worldwide.   His work spans eleven complete albums, while editing, producing, performing and remixing music for acts such as  Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Daft Punk, Britney Spears, New Order, Public Enemy, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Soundgarden, and others.   Moby is considered by some to be a renaissance man, creating or supporting restaurants, artist collectives, animal activism groups, while writing and photographing for articles and books throughout his career.  He is an advocate for network neutrality, along with other political causes such as art education and anti-violence campaigns.  

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1965-09-11

Place of Birth New York City, New York

Official Site http://www.moby.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Public Image is Rotten as Himself
2017 Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web as Himself
2016 David Blaine: Beyond Magic as Himself
2016 Intruder as Vincent
2016 Vegan: Everyday Stories as Himself
2016 Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present as Himself
2015 Blunt Talk(2 episodes) as Moby
2015 Unity as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2015 The Ever After as Moby
2014 Blonde SuperFreak Steals the Magic Brain
2014 Moby - Almost Home: Live At The Fonda, LA as himself
2013 Terms and Conditions May Apply as Himself
2011 Limelight as Himself
2011 Electric Daisy Carnival Experience as Himself
2011 PressPausePlay as Himself
2009 Moby : Wait for me as Himself
2009 Live from Studio Five(1 episode)
2009 Suck as Beef
2009 Moby : Main Square Festival as Himself
2008 I Love the New Millennium(8 episodes)
2006 Go - the very best of Moby
2006 30 Rock(1 episode)
2006 American Hardcore as himself
2006 Moby - Hotel Tour as Moby
2004 The Celebrity Apprentice(1 episode)
2003 Moby Presents: Alien Sex Party as Dildo Head
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2001 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross(1 episode)
2001 Moby: Play - The DVD
1999 Rove(1 episode)
1998 Modulations as Himself
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1995 The Frank Skinner Show(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1900 The Music of David Lynch Benefit Concert

Sound

2017 Land of Hope and GloryMusic
2014 I Want to BelieveOriginal Music Composer
2010 Waste LandMusic
2006 Southland TalesOriginal Music Composer
1999 GoOriginal Music Composer
1997 Double TapMusic

Production

2003 Moby Presents: Alien Sex PartyExecutive Producer

Writing

2009 Moby: Shot in the Back of the HeadWriter

Crew

2010 Africa Light / Gray ZoneAdditional Music

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