Michael Penn

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Born: 08/01/1958 in Greenwich Village, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (25)

Girls 2006 - 2007, 2012 - 2017 (Tv Show)

Music

Masters of Sex 2006 - 2007, 2013 - 2017 (Tv Show)

Music

Barefoot 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

Skateland 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

Solitary Man 2010 (Movie)

(Music)

Sunshine Cleaning 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

That Evening Sun 2009 (Movie)

(Music)

American Teen 2008 (Movie)

(Music)

American Teen 2008 (Movie)

(Music Producer)

American Teen 2008 (Movie)

(Original Music)

I'm From Rolling Stone 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Music

Ghost Writer 2006 (Movie)

(Original Music)

The Last Kiss 2006 (Movie)

Score Producer (Music Producer)

The Last Kiss 2006 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Song Performer

I Am Sam 2001 (Movie)

("Two of Us") (Song Performer)

The Anniversary Party 2001 (Movie)

(Music)

Loser 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Loser 2000 (Movie)

("No Myth") (Song Performer)

Boogie Nights 1997 (Movie)

(Music)

Hard Eight 1997 (Movie)

(Music)

Jerry Maguire 1996 (Movie)

("Wise Up") (Song)

Tales From the Vienna Woods 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

Melvin Goes to Dinner (TV Show)

Music
Actor (2)

Boogie Nights 1997 (Movie)

Recording Studio Engineer (Actor)

W/ Bob & David (Tv Show)

Actor

Relationships

Aimee Mann Song Performer

Wife

Christopher Penn Actor

Brother

Leo Penn Director

Father

Sean Penn Actor

Brother
Born on Aug. 17, 1960; starred in films like "Dead Man Walking" (1995) and "I Am Sam" (2001), which featured his brother Michael's song "Two of Us"

Eileen Ryan Actor

Mother

Milestones

2012

Recorded soundtrack for "Girls"

2005

Launched his own label, Mimeograph

1996

Composed first soundtrack, Hard Eight, for Paul Thomas Anderson

1989

Released solo LP debut, March

Known for such albums as "March" and "Free-For-All"

Popular songs include "No Myth" and "Walter Reed".

Bonus Trivia

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Has appeared on or produced recordings by Aimee Mann, the Wallflowers, Liz Phair and others.

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Appeared as a lab technician on a 1985 episode of "St. Elsewhere"

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Replaced Thomas Newman as theme composer and score composer for "Masters of Sex."

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The music video for his single "Long Way Down (Look What the Cat Drug In)" features animation by the avant-garde filmmakers The Brothers Quay.

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Played a recording engineer in Paul Tomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights."

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Uncomfortable in front of audiences, Penn on some tours hired stand-up comedians like Patton Oswalt to do his between-song banter, and on others had a microphone set up so audience members could talk to the crowd.

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