Johnny Marr

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Born: 10/30/1963 in Ardwick, Manchester, GB

Filmography

Music (23)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Perks of Being a Wallflower 2012 (Movie)

("Asleep") (Song)

Sucker Punch 2011 (Movie)

("Asleep") (Song)

The Big Bang 2011 (Movie)

(Composer)

Inception 2010 (Movie)

Guitar (Music)

(500) Days of Summer 2009 (Movie)

("Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want") (Song)

(500) Days of Summer 2009 (Movie)

("There Is A Light That Never Goes Out") (Song)

Forgetting Sarah Marshall 2008 (Movie)

("Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now") (Song)

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist 2008 (Movie)

("Little Motel") (Song)

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist 2008 (Movie)

("Little Motel") (Song)

Mama's Boy 2007 (Movie)

("Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now") (Song)

Mama's Boy 2007 (Movie)

("There Is A Light That Never Goes Out") (Song)

Starter For 10 2007 (Movie)

("Please Please Please, Let Me Get What I Want") (Song)

Charmed 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Theme Song

The History Boys 2006 (Movie)

("This Charming Man") (Song)

Sky High 2005 (Movie)

("Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want") (Song)

Closer 2004 (Movie)

("How Soon Is Now?") (Song)

The Curve 1998 (Movie)

("What Difference Does It Make") (Song)

Cool World 1992 (Movie)

("Disappointed") (Song)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 (Movie)

("Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want") (Song)

Pretty in Pink 1986 (Movie)

("Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want") (Song)

Things Behind The Sun (TV Show)

Song
Actor (3)

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Performer

Portlandia 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Colors 1988 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Milestones

2013

The Messenger (Johnny Marr)

2007

We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank (Modest Mouse)

2004

Boomslang (Johnny Marr and the Healers)

1991

Electronic (Electronic)

1987

Strangeways Here We Come (The Smiths)

1986

The Queen Is Dead (The Smiths)

1985

Meat is Murder (The Smiths)

1984

The Smiths (The Smiths)

Bonus Trivia

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Created his own custom Fender guitar, the Signature Jaguar.

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"The Smiths were a beautiful thing and Johnny [Marr] left it, and Mike [Joyce] has destroyed it." -- Morrissey, after Joyce brought suit against Morrissey and Marr for unpaid royalties.

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Marr achieved some of the resonant clangs in the Smiths' hit, "This Charming Man," by bouncing kitchen cutlery off a gaffer-taped Telecaster guitar.

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His daughter, Sonny Marr ended up singing backing vocals on the track "Even a Child," on Crowded House's album Time on Earth, on which he played guitar.

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Spin Magazine rated The Queen Is Dead as number one of "The Greatest Albums Ever Made.

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