David Bowie

Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Hailed by many as the founding father of "glam rock," David Bowie defied any conventions of what a star is and blurred the lines between music and performance art. Embracing the avant-garde, Bowie created futuristic ... Read more »
Born: 01/08/1947 in South London, England, GB

Filmography

Music (249)

Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World 2015 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Strange Magic 2015 (Movie)

("Rebel Rebel") (Song)

While We're Young 2015 (Movie)

("Golden Years") (Song)

A Most Wanted Man 2014 (Movie)

("Everyone Says Hi") (Song)

Before I Disappear 2014 (Movie)

("Five Years") (Song)

Before I Disappear 2014 (Movie)

("Five Years") (Song Performer)

Foxcatcher 2014 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song Performer)

Foxcatcher 2014 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song)

Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song Performer)

Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song)

Horns 2014 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song Performer)

Horns 2014 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Low Down 2014 (Movie)

("Golden Years") (Song)

Low Down 2014 (Movie)

("Golden Years") (Song Performer)

Neighbors 2014 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song)

Neighbors 2014 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song Performer)

The Interview 2014 (Movie)

("I'm Afraid Of Americans(Nine Inch Nails V1 Mix)") (Song)

The Interview 2014 (Movie)

("I'm Afraid Of Americans(Nine Inch Nails V1 Mix)") (Song Performer)

American Hustle 2013 (Movie)

("The Jean Genie) (Song)

American Hustle 2013 (Movie)

("The Jean Genie") (Song Performer)

Frances Ha 2013 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song)

Frances Ha 2013 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song Performer)

Lone Survivor 2013 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Rush 2013 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song Performer)

Rush 2013 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 (Movie)

("Space Oddity") (Song Performer)

Chronicle 2012 (Movie)

("Ziggy Stardust") (Song)

Chronicle 2012 (Movie)

("Ziggy Stardust") (Song Performer)

Jack Reacher 2012 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song)

Jack Reacher 2012 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song Performer)

That's My Boy 2012 (Movie)

("Ice Ice Baby") (Song)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song Performer)

Beautiful Darling 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

Hanna 2011 (Movie)

("Kooks") (Song Performer)

Hanna 2011 (Movie)

("Kooks") (Song)

Happy Feet Two 2011 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

Mr. Popper's Penguins 2011 (Movie)

("Ice Ice Baby") (Song)

The Green Hornet 2011 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song Performer)

Hot Tub Time Machine 2010 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song)

It's Kind of a Funny Story 2010 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

It's Kind of a Funny Story 2010 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song Performer)

Let Me In 2010 (Movie)

"Let's Dance" (Song)

Let Me In 2010 (Movie)

"Let's Dance" (Song Performer)

The Kids Are All Right 2010 (Movie)

("Panic In Detroit") (Song Performer)

The Kids Are All Right 2010 (Movie)

("Panic In Detroit") (Song)

The Runaways 2010 (Movie)

("Lady Grinning Soul") (Song Performer)

The Runaways 2010 (Movie)

("Lady Grinning Soul") (Song)

Adventureland 2009 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song)

Adventureland 2009 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song Performer)

Couples Retreat 2009 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song)

Couples Retreat 2009 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song Performer)

Inglourious Basterds 2009 (Movie)

("Cat People (Putting Out The Fire)") (Song)

It's Complicated 2009 (Movie)

("Rebel Rebel") (Song)

It's Complicated 2009 (Movie)

("Rebel Rebel") (Song Performer)

Ninja Assassin 2009 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song Performer)

Ninja Assassin 2009 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Pirate Radio 2009 (Movie)

"Let's Dance" (Song Performer)

Pirate Radio 2009 (Movie)

"Let's Dance" (Song)

The Cove 2009 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song Performer)

The Cove 2009 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

We Live in Public 2009 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song Performer)

We Live in Public 2009 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song)

World's Greatest Dad 2009 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song Performer)

World's Greatest Dad 2009 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

21 2008 (Movie)

("Hold My Hand") (Song)

Flashbacks of a Fool 2008 (Movie)

("The Jean Genie") (Song)

Flashbacks of a Fool 2008 (Movie)

("The Jean Genie") (Song Performer)

JCVD 2008 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song)

Milk 2008 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song Performer)

Milk 2008 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song)

Run, Fat Boy, Run 2008 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song Performer)

Run, Fat Boy, Run 2008 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song)

Step Brothers 2008 (Movie)

("Ice Ice Baby") (Song)

The Guitar 2008 (Movie)

("John I'm Only Dancing") (Song)

The Wackness 2008 (Movie)

("All The Young Dudes") (Song)

War, Inc. 2008 (Movie)

("Sorrow") (Song Performer)

What We Do is Secret 2008 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song)

What We Do is Secret 2008 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song Performer)

Young@Heart 2008 (Movie)

("Golden Years") (Song)

Air Guitar Nation 2007 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Lyrics)

Air Guitar Nation 2007 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song Performer)

Air Guitar Nation 2007 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Music)

Alpha Dog 2007 (Movie)

("Wild is the Wind") (Song Performer)

Charlie Wilson's War 2007 (Movie)

("Let's Dance") (Song Performer)

Charlie Wilson's War 2007 (Movie)

("Let's Dance") (Song)

Control 2007 (Movie)

("Drive-In Saturday") (Song)

Control 2007 (Movie)

("Drive-In Saturday") (Song Performer)

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song Performer)

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

Juno 2007 (Movie)

("All The Young Dudes") (Song)

Maxed Out 2007 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song Performer)

The Heartbreak Kid 2007 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song)

The Heartbreak Kid 2007 (Movie)

("Queen Bitch") (Song Performer)

The Invisible 2007 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

We Own the Night 2007 (Movie)

("Let's Dance") (Song Performer)

We Own the Night 2007 (Movie)

("Let's Dance") (Song)

Arthur and the Invisibles 2006 (Movie)

("Let's Dance") (Song Performer)

Arthur and the Invisibles 2006 (Movie)

("Let's Dance") (Song)

Kinky Boots 2006 (Movie)

("The Prettiest Star") (Song Performer)

Kinky Boots 2006 (Movie)

("The Prettiest Star") (Song)

Lady in the Water 2006 (Movie)

("Soul Love") (Song Performer)

Lady in the Water 2006 (Movie)

("Soul Love") (Song)

Loverboy 2006 (Movie)

("Life on Mars?") (Song)

Loverboy 2006 (Movie)

("Life on Mars?") (Song Performer)

The Prestige 2006 (Movie)

(Music)

Zoom 2006 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

C.R.A.Z.Y. 2005 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Chromophobia 2005 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Just Like Heaven 2005 (Movie)

("Lust for Life") (Song)

Lord of War 2005 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song Performer)

Lord of War 2005 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song)

Stealth 2005 (Movie)

("(She Can) Do That") (Song)

Stealth 2005 (Movie)

("(She Can) Do That") (Song Performer)

13 Going On 30 2004 (Movie)

("Ice Ice Baby") (Song)

Andrew and Jeremy Get Married 2004 (Movie)

("Boys Keep Swinging") (Song)

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen 2004 (Movie)

("Changes") (Song)

Dogville 2004 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song)

Dogville 2004 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song Performer)

New York Minute 2004 (Movie)

("Suffragette City") (Song)

Raising Helen 2004 (Movie)

("Fashion") (Song Performer)

Raising Helen 2004 (Movie)

("Fashion") (Song)

Shrek 2 2004 (Movie)

("Changes") (Song)

Shrek 2 2004 (Movie)

Featuring("Changes") (Song Performer)

The Girl Next Door 2004 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song Performer)

The Girl Next Door 2004 (Movie)

("Under Pressure") (Song)

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou 2004 (Movie)

Songs (Song)

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou 2004 (Movie)

("Life On Mars?") (Song Performer)

A Guy Thing 2003 (Movie)

("Lust For Life") (Song)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

("Rebel, Rebel") (Song)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

("Rebel, Rebel") (Song Performer)

Rugrats Go Wild 2003 (Movie)

("Lust For Life") (Song)

School of Rock 2003 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song Performer)

School of Rock 2003 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song)

Dogtown and Z-Boys 2002 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Moonlight Mile 2002 (Movie)

("Sweet Head") (Song Performer)

Moonlight Mile 2002 (Movie)

("Sweet Head") (Song)

Sonny 2002 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song)

Sonny 2002 (Movie)

("Moonage Daydream") (Song Performer)

Tadpole 2002 (Movie)

("Changes") (Song)

Tadpole 2002 (Movie)

("Changes") (Song Performer)

15 Minutes 2001 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song)

A Knight's Tale 2001 (Movie)

("Golden Years") (Song Performer)

A Ma Soeur! 2001 (Movie)

("The Pretty Things Are Going to Hell") (Song Performer)

A Ma Soeur! 2001 (Movie)

(Song)

Antitrust 2001 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song Performer)

Bad Blood 2001 (Movie)

(Song)

Bad Blood 2001 (Movie)

("Modern Love") (Song Performer)

Intimacy 2001 (Movie)

("Candidate" "The Motel") (Song Performer)

Memento 2001 (Movie)

(Song)

Memento 2001 (Movie)

("Something in the Air") (Song Performer)

Moulin Rouge 2001 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Moulin Rouge 2001 (Movie)

("Nature Boy") (Song Performer)

Save the Last Dance 2001 (Movie)

("Bad Boyz (contains 'NightClubbing')") (Song)

Szep Napok 2001 (Movie)

("China Girl") (Song)

The Parole Officer 2001 (Movie)

("Heros") (Song Performer)

Almost Famous 2000 (Movie)

("I'm Waiting For the Man") (Song Performer)

American Psycho 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

American Psycho 2000 (Movie)

("Something in the Air (American Psycho remix)") (Song Performer)

An Everlasting Piece 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

An Everlasting Piece 2000 (Movie)

("Under Pressure" (with Queen)) (Song Performer)

Down to You 2000 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song Performer)

Next Friday 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Next Friday 2000 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song Performer)

Rancid Aluminum 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Rancid Aluminum 2000 (Movie)

("Survive") (Song Performer)

The Filth and the Fury 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

The Filth and the Fury 2000 (Movie)

("Jean Genie") (Song Performer)

Titanic Town 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Titanic Town 2000 (Movie)

("Rock 'n' Roll Suicide") (Song Performer)

Detroit Rock City 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Detroit Rock City 1999 (Movie)

("Every 1's a Winner") (Song Performer)

Drop Dead Gorgeous 1999 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song)

Stigmata 1999 (Movie)

("The Pretty Things Are Going to Hell") (Song Performer)

Stigmata 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries 1998 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song Performer)

Disturbing Behavior 1998 (Movie)

("Ice Ice Baby") (Song)

Firestorm 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

Firestorm 1998 (Movie)

("Cat People (Putting Out the Fire)") (Song Performer)

Godzilla 1998 (Movie)

("Heroes") (Song)

Great Expectations 1998 (Movie)

("Success") (Song)

Stepmom 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

Stepmom 1998 (Movie)

("Under Pressure" (with Queen)) (Song Performer)

The Faculty 1998 (Movie)

("Changes") (Song)

Whatever 1998 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Whatever 1998 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Without Limits 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

Without Limits 1998 (Movie)

("John I'm Only Dancing") (Song Performer)

Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 (Movie)

(Song)

Grosse Pointe Blank 1997 (Movie)

("Under Pressure" (with Queen)) (Song Performer)

Lost Highway 1997 (Movie)

("I'm Deranged") (Song Performer)

Lost Highway 1997 (Movie)

(Song)

Starship Troopers 1997 (Movie)

("I Have Not Been to Oxford Town") (Song)

The Deli 1997 (Movie)

songs (Song)

The Ice Storm 1997 (Movie)

("I Can't Read") (Song Performer)

The Ice Storm 1997 (Movie)

(Song)

The Saint 1997 (Movie)

(Song)

The Saint 1997 (Movie)

("Dead Man Walking") (Song Performer)

Up on the Roof 1997 (Movie)

("Golden Years") (Song)

Breaking the Waves 1996 (Movie)

("Life on Mars" (theatrical version)) (Song Performer)

Breaking the Waves 1996 (Movie)

song composer (Composer)

Sunchaser 1996 (Movie)

("Suffragette City") (Song Performer)

Sunchaser 1996 (Movie)

(Song)

Trainspotting 1996 (Movie)

("Lust for Life") (Song)

Decadence 1994 (Movie)

("Decadence") (Song)

Amongst Friends 1993 (Movie)

("All the Young Dudes") (Song)

Cool World 1992 (Movie)

("Real Cool World") (Song Performer)

Cool World 1992 (Movie)

(Song)

Dr. Giggles 1992 (Movie)

("Stateside") (Song)

The Buddha of Suburbia 1992 (Movie)

title song (Song)

The Buddha of Suburbia 1992 (Movie)

incidental music (Music)

Stephen King's Golden Years 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Pretty Woman 1990 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song Performer)

Pretty Woman 1990 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song)

Slaves of New York 1989 (Movie)

("Fall in Love With Me") (Song)

Alien Nation 1988 (Movie)

("Scary Monsters") (Song Performer)

Alien Nation 1988 (Movie)

(Song)

Rocket Gibraltar 1988 (Movie)

("I Can't Explain") (Song Performer)

When the Wind Blows 1988 (Movie)

("When the Wind Blows") (Song Performer)

When the Wind Blows 1988 (Movie)

(Song)

Absolute Beginners 1986 (Movie)

("Volare" "Absolute Beginners" "That's Motivation") (Song Performer)

Absolute Beginners 1986 (Movie)

("That's Motivation" "Absolute Beginners") (Song)

Labyrinth 1986 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Labyrinth 1986 (Movie)

("Underground" "Dance Magic" "Chilly Down" "As the World Falls Down" "Within You") (Song Performer)

Something Wild 1986 (Movie)

("Fame") (Song)

Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 (Movie)

("Lust For Life") (Song)

The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 (Movie)

("This Is Not America") (Song Performer)

The Falcon and the Snowman 1985 (Movie)

(Song)

Boy Meets Girl 1984 (Movie)

(Performer)

Sixteen Candles 1984 (Movie)

("Young Americans") (Song Performer)

The Hunger 1983 (Movie)

("Funtime") (Song)

Cat People 1982 (Movie)

lyrics("Theme From Cat People (Putting Out Fire)") (Theme Lyrics)

Cat People 1982 (Movie)

("Theme From Cat People (Putting Out Fire)") (Song Performer)

Hero 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Party, Party 1981 (Movie)

("Jean Genie") (Song Performer)

Party, Party 1981 (Movie)

(Song)

Christiane F wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo 1980 (Movie)

("V2 Schneider" "TVC 15" "Station to Station" "Boys Keep Swinging" "Warszawa" "Heroes/Helden" "Stay" "Sense of Doubt" "Look Back in Anger") (Song Performer)

Christiane F wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo 1980 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Radio On 1979 (Movie)

("Heroes/Helden") (Song Performer)

Radio On 1979 (Movie)

songs("Always Crashing in the Same Car" "Heroes/Helden") (Song)

Just a Gigolo 1978 (Movie)

("Revolutionary Song") (Song)

Jane Bleibt Jane 1976 (Movie)

(Music)

Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 1973 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 1973 (Movie)

music mixer("Hang on to Yourself" "Ziggy Stardust" "Watch That Man" "The Wild-Eyed Boy From Free Cloud," "All the Young Dudes" "Oh! You Pretty Things" "Moonage Daydream" "Changes" "Space Oddity" "Cracked Actor" "Time" "Width of a Circle" "Suffragette City (Music)

David Bowie: Black Tie White Noise (TV Show)

Song Performer

The Round Table (TV Show)

Song
Actor (83)

David Bowie: Five Years 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Himself

The Love We Make 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Love We Make 2011 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Arthur and the Vengeance of Maltazard 2009 (Movie)

Maltazard (Voice)

Bandslam 2009 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Atlantis Squarepantis 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Voice

August 2008 (Movie)

Cyrus Ogilvie (Actor)

Extras 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glastonbury 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

SpongeBob SquarePants 2007 (Tv Show)

Voice

Arthur and the Invisibles 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Maltazard (Actor)

Fashion Rocks 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Storytellers 1996 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Prestige 2006 (Movie)

Nikola Tesla (Actor)

The Nomi Song 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Concert For New York City 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Bowie at the Beeb 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Peter Frampton: Alive Again 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Zoolander 2001 (Movie)

(cameo appearance) (Actor)

Freaks and Geeks 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Rice's Secret 2000 (Movie)

Mr Rice (Actor)

NetAid 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

NetAid: A Concert Special 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hunger 1997 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rankin File: Music, Money and the Web 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The WB Radio Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Yup Yup Man 2000 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

EverybodyLovesSunshine 1999 (Movie)

Bernie (Actor)

Intimate Portrait: Iman 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Brit Awards '99 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC in Concert 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Il Mio West 1998 (Movie)

Jack Sikora (Actor)

Live From the 10 Spot 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

Inspirations 1997 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The 24th Annual American Music Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The VH1 Fashion Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Basquiat 1996 (Movie)

Andy Warhol (Actor)

Rock & Roll 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The BRIT Awards '96 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

George Michael's Concert of Hope 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

The Sounds of Summer 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

A Concert For Life 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Linguini Incident 1992 (Movie)

Monte (Actor)

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me 1992 (Movie)

Phillip Jeffries (Actor)

Travelling Light 1991 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Tribute to John Lennon 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2nd International Rock Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Cissy Houston: Sweet Inspiration 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

David Bowie: Glass Spider Tour 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Imagine: John Lennon 1988 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 (Movie)

Pontius Pilate (Actor)

Top of the Pops 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolute Beginners 1986 (Movie)

Vendice Partners (Actor)

Labyrinth 1986 (Movie)

Jareth (Actor)

Into the Night 1985 (Movie)

Colin Morris (Actor)

Tina Turner: Private Dancer 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

David Bowie -- Serious Moonlight 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence 1983 (Movie)

Major Jack "Straffer" Celliers (Actor)

The Hunger 1983 (Movie)

John (Actor)

Yellowbeard 1983 (Movie)

Wet Sailor (Actor)

Christiane F wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo 1980 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Just a Gigolo 1978 (Movie)

Paul von Przygodsky (Actor)

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976 (Movie)

Thomas Jerome Newton (Actor)

The Virgin Soldiers 1970 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dream On (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (5)

Alone 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Producer

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man 2008 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Gentle Into the Night 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Magic Hunter 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Mesmer 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Engineering, Electrical, & Grips (2)

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 2014 (Movie)

Rigging Lamp Operator (Rigging Electrician)

Step Up All In 2014 (Movie)

(Rigging Electrician)
Other (2)

Training Day 2001 (Movie)

original material contribution(for soundtrack ("rare collaboration between David Bowie & Sean 'Puffy' Combs" for song "This Is Not America")) (Other)

Splitting Heirs 1993 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Biography

Hailed by many as the founding father of "glam rock," David Bowie defied any conventions of what a star is and blurred the lines between music and performance art. Embracing the avant-garde, Bowie created futuristic, androgynous characters to represent the music he released in the form of seminal rock albums such as Space Oddity (1969), The Man Who Sold the World (1970), and The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972). A musical chameleon, Bowie reinvented his persona with every album and live performance, from the decadent Ziggy Stardust, to the enigmatic Thin White Duke, and helped pioneer several genres of music, including New Wave, industrial, and electronic. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's constant reinvention and love of theatrics also influenced artists like Madonna and Lady Gaga, while his enormous talent allowed him to enjoy equal success as an actor, working with filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese and David Lynch. Renowned for exploring the fringes of pop music, Bowie carved a successful career out of change, and retained his reputation as an experimental artist as well as a true music icon. After more than a decade of musical silence, marked by health concerns, David Bowie returned with an iconoclastic new album, The Next Day, in 2013.

Relationships

Hayward Stenton Jones

Father

Iman Actor

Wife
Got engaged after a brief courtship Married in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Angela Bowie Actor

Ex-Wife
Married in Bromley, London, England. Divorced in Switzerland.

Margaret Burns

Mother
died in 2001

Terry Burns

Half-Brother
Born circa 1938 to David's mother Margaret Mary Burns. Later adopted by David's father Hayward Jones, though he changed his surname back to Burns as an adult. Committed suicide in London by lying down in front of a moving train. inspired Bowie's songs "All the Madmen" and "Jump They Say"

Zulekha Haywood

Step-Daughter
born c. 1988

Melissa Hurley Actor

Girlfriend
Hired as a backup dancer on Bowie's 1987 Glass Spider Tour. Got engaged in 1988. Broke up in 1990

Alexandria Jones

Daughter
born on August 15, 2000 mother, Iman

Duncan Jones Actor

Father
Born in Bromley, London, to David and Angela Bowie.

EDUCATION

Bromley Technical High School

Milestones

2013

Releases The Next Day, his first album in 11 years

2006

Cast as an inventor and electrical wizard in the Christopher Nolan-directed "The Prestige"

2002

Releases experimental album Heathen to positive reviews

1996

Portrays Andy Warhol in Julian Schnabel's "Basquiat"

1993

Releases first solo album in six years, Black Tie/White Noise

1989

Releases first of two albums as singer of the hard rock act Tin Machine

1988

Plays Pontius Pilate in Martin Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ"

1986

Co-stars as Jareth, King of the Goblins, in Jim Henson's "Labyrinth"

1983

Releases comeback album Let's Dance, produced by Chic's Nile Rodgers, which features the hit singles "Let's Dance," "China Girl" and "Modern Love."

1982

Appeared in BBC-TV production of Bertolt Brecht's "Baal"

1982

Receives critical acclaim for his role in Nagisa Oshima's first English-language film, "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence"

1981

Broadway acting debut as John Merrick in "The Elephant Man"

1977

Releases the experimental album Low, the start of his celebrated "Berlin trilogy" completed by "Heroes" and Lodger

1976

Starred in "The Man Who Fell to Earth" (directed by Nicolas Roeg), his first significant feature work

1975

"Fame," co-written with John Lennon and Carlos Alomar, becomes his first Number 1 single in the USA

1972

Becomes international superstar with release of The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

1968

Feature debut in a bit part in "The Virgin Soldiers"

1968

First hit record, "Space Oddity"; an international smash at the time of the US moon landing, it peaked at Number 5 in the UK

1967

Apprenticed in Lindsay Kemp's mime troupe, exchanging musical scores for pantomime lessons

1966

To avoid confusion with Monkees member Davy Jones, changed name from David Jones to David Bowie, after the Bowie knife

Bonus Trivia

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"The three or four years that followed 'Let's Dance' were for me particularly tough about reevaluating what I wanted. I thought, 'Who are these people? They kind of look like a Phil Collins audience.' Suddenly, I had all these people for whom the songs on the radio--'China Girl', 'Modern Girl' and 'Let's Dance'--had become my oeuvre. That was all they knew of me, and it was MOR [middle of the road] enough that it encouraged this enormous audience. And I started thinking, What kind of music would they like? I was bastardizing who and what I am and didn't know how to break out of it." --David Bowie in GQ, January 1997.

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"Ever since I discovered the Dadaists I related to them. They became my family. I could see the sense of their nonsense. These were fellow uncles and aunts. The idea that they completely deconstructed the world around them and destroyed every orthodoxy and said with glee that art is shit and art is dead and art no longer exists--was a triumphal rebelliousness of an extreme order . . . For me, it was the joy of recreating the gleeful mischief of the Dada era and applying it to rock. That kind of juxtaposition, that synthesis, always excites me because it takes two known ingredients and produces a third totally new thing. You don't stick with communism and you don't stick with capitalism--you take the best of both and create a new way, a new system that has no name. That's really what I think my work does. I create the little monsters of our time." --Bowie in Interview, February 1997.

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"About 15 or 16 years ago, I really got pretty tired of fending off questions about what I used to do with my [penis] in the early 70s. My suggestion for people with prurient interests is to go through the 30 or 40 bios on me and pick out the rumor of their choice." --Bowie quoted in Us, November 1995.

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Declined two royal honors, Commander of the British Empire in 2000 and knighthood in 2003.

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Has a permanently dilated left pupil, received in 1962 during a schoolyard fistfight over a girl with his lifelong friend George Underwood.

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An exhibition of artifacts from the length of his career, David Bowie Is, opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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