John Oates

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Born: 04/07/1949 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (29)

Pixels 2015 (Movie)

("She's Gone") (Song)

Men, Women & Children 2014 (Movie)

("She's Gone") (Song)

The Place Beyond the Pines 2013 (Movie)

("Maneater") (Song)

The Place Beyond the Pines 2013 (Movie)

("Maneater") (Song Performer)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty 2013 (Movie)

("Maneater") (Song)

Bad Teacher 2011 (Movie)

("Sara Smile") (Song Performer)

Bad Teacher 2011 (Movie)

("Sara Smile") (Song)

Knight and Day 2010 (Movie)

("Private Eyes") (Song Performer)

The Fighter 2010 (Movie)

("Sara Smile") (Song Performer)

The Fighter 2010 (Movie)

("Sara Smile") (Song)

You Again 2010 (Movie)

("Kiss On My List") (Song Performer)

(500) Days of Summer 2009 (Movie)

("You Make My Dreams") (Song)

Step Brothers 2008 (Movie)

("You Make My Dreams") (Song)

The Promotion 2008 (Movie)

("Maneater") (Song)

Anchorman 2004 (Movie)

("She's Gone") (Song)

Serendipity 2001 (Movie)

("Sara Smile") (Song Performer)

Serendipity 2001 (Movie)

(Song)

Runaway Bride 1999 (Movie)

songs("Maneater" "And That's What Hurts") (Song)

Dangerous Ground 1997 (Movie)

("Ghetto Smile") (Song)

"We Are the World": A 10th Anniversary Tribute 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Song Performer

True Colors 1991 (Movie)

("I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)") (Song Performer)

True Colors 1991 (Movie)

(Song)

I Love You to Death 1990 (Movie)

("You Make My Dreams") (Song)

Earth Girls Are Easy 1989 (Movie)

("Love Train") (Song Performer)

About Last Night 1986 (Movie)

("She's (the) Shape of Things to Come") (Song Performer)

About Last Night 1986 (Movie)

(Song)

Better Off Dead 1985 (Movie)

("She's Gone") (Song)

Outlaw Blues 1977 (Movie)

("Outlaw Blues") (Song)

The Executioner's Song (TV Show)

Song
Actor (16)

Pixels 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

50 YEARS: THE BEATLES 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Performer

The Ninth Annual TV Land Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

You Again 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Will & Grace 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Live by Request: Daryl Hall and John Oates 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 31st Annual American Music Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Daryl Hall & John Oates in Concert 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Tribute to John Lennon 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

Heavy Petting 1989 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The 1st International Rock Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The American Music Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Sun City 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

Temple University

Did not graduate

Milestones

2014

Inducted with Hall into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2002

Releases solo debut, Phunk Shui

1987

Co-writes hit single "Electric Blue" for Australian band Icehouse

1981

Second No. 1 single, "Kiss on My List"

1977

"Rich Girl" hits No. 1

1976

"Sara Smile" reaches Billboard Top 10

1972

Debut album as Hall and Oates, Whole Oats

Bonus Trivia

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His earliest exposure to rock and roll came at the age of four when he saw Bill Haley and the Comets in concert.

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Inducted with Hall into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003.

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Took the "Hall & Oates" moniker from the sign designating their mailbox at an apartment in Philadelphia.

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The single "She's Gone" was inspired by a woman who stood up Oates for a New Year's Eve date.

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The Recording Industry Association of America named Hall & Oates the most successful duo in rock history in 1984.

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Hall & Oates joined fellow Philadelphia musicians The Hooters and Todd Rundgren in 2009 for one of the last performances ever at the city's famed Spectrum Arena.

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