John Lurie

Actor, Musician, Composer
Impossibly hip leading light of New York's downtown music scene, primarily as singer with group The Lounge Lizards. Lurie is best known for his deadpan performances in the films of Jim Jarmusch, to which he has also ... Read more »
Born: 12/14/1952 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Music (37)

Conan O'Brien 10th Anniversary Special 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Face Addict 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

Downtown 81 2001 (Movie)

(Song Performer)

Bloom 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Committed 2000 (Movie)

("Arms & Legs") (Song Performer)

Developing 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Ellis Island 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Solo Me-O 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

The 7 Train: An Immigrant Journey 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

The Book of Ezekiel 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

The Gorilla and the Piker 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Canal Street 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Music

Clockmaster 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Music

Companera 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Music

Compositions 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Music

You Know What I'm Saying? 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Music

Clay Pigeons 1998 (Movie)

(Music)

Lulu on the Bridge 1998 (Movie)

Katmandu music (Music)

Excess Baggage 1997 (Movie)

(Music)

Manny and Lo 1996 (Movie)

(Music)

Blue in the Face 1995 (Movie)

(Music)

Get Shorty 1995 (Movie)

(Music)

Monster Manor 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music

Mystery Train 1989 (Movie)

harmonica player (Music)

Slam Dance 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Down By Law 1986 (Movie)

(Music)

Variety 1985 (Movie)

(Music)

Stranger Than Paradise 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

The Loveless 1984 (Movie)

(Music)

Permanent Vacation 1982 (Movie)

(Performer)

Permanent Vacation 1982 (Movie)

(Music)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

saxophonist (Music)

The Offenders 1978 (Movie)

(Music)

Animal Factory (TV Show)

Music

Travis (TV Show)

Music
Actor (21)

Animal Cops: Detroit 2001 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Narrator

Fishing With John 1997 - 1998, 2001 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Face Addict 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

Five Sides of a Coin 2004 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Oz 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Downtown 81 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

SpongeBob SquarePants 2000 (Tv Show)

Voice

New Rose Hotel 1999 (Movie)

Distinguished Man (Actor)

John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards in Berlin 1992 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Wild At Heart 1990 (Movie)

Sparky (Actor)

The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 (Movie)

James Apostle (Actor)

The Little Devil 1988 (Movie)

Cusatelli (Actor)

Down By Law 1986 (Movie)

Jack Romano (Actor)

Desperately Seeking Susan 1985 (Movie)

Neighbour Saxophonist (Actor)

Paris, Texas 1984 (Movie)

"Slater" (Actor)

Stranger Than Paradise 1984 (Movie)

Bela "Willie" Molnar (Actor)

Permanent Vacation 1982 (Movie)

Saxophonist (Actor)

Stranger Than Paradise Part One: The New World 1981 (Movie)

Bela "Willie" Molnar (Actor)

Subway Riders 1981 (Movie)

Saxophonist (Actor)

Underground U.S.A. 1979 (Movie)

Jack Smith (Actor)

The Offenders 1978 (Movie)

The Lizard (Actor)
Other (1)

Heaven 1987 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Biography

Impossibly hip leading light of New York's downtown music scene, primarily as singer with group The Lounge Lizards. Lurie is best known for his deadpan performances in the films of Jim Jarmusch, to which he has also contributed scores.

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