Arto Lindsay worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Lindsay began his acting career with roles in such films as the comedy "Desperately Seeking Susan" (1985) with Rosanna Arquette, "Candy Mountain" (1988) and "Cookie" (1989). In the eighties and the nineties, Lindsay's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the dramatic comedy "Slaves of New York" (1989) with Bernadette Peters and the action movie "Speed 2: Cruise Control" (1997) with Sandra Bullock. Lindsay had a number of different projects under his belt in the nineties and the early 2000s, including "Next Stop Wonderland" with Hope Davis (1998), "Downtown 81" with Jean-Michel Basquiat (2001) and "Kill Your Idols" (2006). Lindsay most recently worked on the dramatic adaptation "The Samba Poet" (2007) with Rafael Raposo.