Sting

Biography

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Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), better known by his stage name of Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police.

Sting has varied his musical style throughout his career, incorporating distinct elements of jazz, reggae, classical, new age, and worldbeat into his music. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and an Oscar nomination for the best song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), better known by his stage name of Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police.

Sting has varied his musical style throughout his career, incorporating distinct elements of jazz, reggae, classical, new age, and worldbeat into his music. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and an Oscar nomination for the best song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Sting (musician), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender -

Known Credits 95

Birthday 1951-10-02

Place of Birth Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Sonic Sea
2016 Zoolander 2
2015 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police as Himself
2014 JACO
2014 Sting: The Last Ship (Live at the Public Theater) as Himself, host, vocals, acoustic guitar, bass
2014 A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen
2013 20 Feet from Stardom as Himself
2013 DTS Blu-Ray Music Demo Disc 1
2011 Sting - 25 Years as Vocal, Bass ...
2011 Sting Live in Vina del Mar as Himself
2010 Sting: Live In Berlin as Performer
2010 2012: Time for Change as himself
2010 Still Bill as Himself
2010 Hope for Haiti as Himself
2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert as Himself
2009 Sting : A Winter's Night...Live From Durham Cathedral
2009 If on a Winter's Night ... Live from Durham Cathedral
2009 Twin Spirits: Sting performs Schumann as Robert Schumann
2009 The Tribute to Pavarotti One Amazing Weekend in Petra as Himself
2008 The Police: Certifiable - Live In Buenos Aires as Himself
2008 The Police: Certifiable as Bass and Vocal
2008 The Police: Better Than Therapy
2008 Little Britain USA(1 episode)
2008 The Police: Live In Concert Tokyo
2007 Bee Movie as Sting
2007 The Police - Greatest Video Hits as Musician
2006 Scott Walker: 30 Century Man as himself
2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip(1 episode)
2006 Chris Botti Live: With Orchestra and Special Guests
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out as Himself
2006 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities as Himself
2005 Live 8 as Himself
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? as Himself
2004 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Music Edition as Himself
2004 Sting: The Journey & The Labyrinth: The Music of John Dowland as Himself
2003 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2003 as Sting
2003 Sting: Inside - The Songs of Sacred Love as Himself
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 The Sweatbox as Himself
2001 Sting: All This Time as Himself
2001 The Police: Ghost In The Machine Tour - Live At Gateshead 1982 as Himself
2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes
2000 The Filth and the Fury as Himself (archive footage)
1999 Rove(1 episode) as Himself
1999 Sting: The Brand New Day Tour: Live From The Universal Amphitheatre as Himself
1999 Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels as JD
1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman as Billy Idol
1997 Music for Montserrat
1997 Ally McBeal(1 episode)
1996 TFI Friday(1 episode)
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1995 The Grotesque as Fledge
1994 Top of The Pops 2(1 episode)
1993 Peter and the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy as Himself
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1991 Sting's 40th Birthday as Vocals, Bass, Guitar
1991 Sting Acustico as Double bass / Vocals
1991 Sting: MTV Unplugged as Himself
1990 Resident Alien as Himself
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 MTV Unplugged(1 episode)
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen as Heroic Officer
1988 Bruce Springsteen - Human Rights Final - Buenos Aires
1988 Human Rights Now 25th Anniversary as himself
1988 Peter Gabriel, Sting, & Bruce Springsteen - Human Rights Now! as Musician
1988 Stormy Monday as Finney
1987 Julia and Julia as Daniel
1985 Bring on the Night as Himself
1985 Plenty as Mick
1985 The Bride as Frankenstein
1985 Live Aid as Himself
1984 Dune as Feyd Rautha
1984 Al TV(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1983 Police in Montserrat as Himself
1982 Brimstone & Treacle as Martin Taylor
1982 The Secret Policeman's Other Ball as Himself
1982 Late Night with David Letterman(1 episode)
1982 Police: Around the World as Himself
1981 Artemis '81 as Helith
1979 Radio On as Just Like Eddie
1979 Quadrophenia as Ace Face
1979 CBS News Sunday Morning(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1900 CMT Crossroads: Sting and Vince Gill as Himself
1900 Sting Live At Irving Plaza
1900 Live Aid(0 episodes)

Sound

2010 Sting: Live In Berlin … Music
1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs … Music
1995 The Living Sea … Original Music Composer

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