Ray Manzarek

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Born: 02/12/1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Music (17)

Minions 2015 (Movie)

("Break On Through (To The Other Side)") (Song)

Strange Magic 2015 (Movie)

("People Are Strange") (Song)

Summerhill 2014 (Movie)

(Original Score)

The Watch 2012 (Movie)

("People Are Strange") (Song)

Taking Woodstock 2009 (Movie)

"Maggie M'Gill" (Song)

Kiss Me Again 2006 (Movie)

(Music)

Cast Away 2000 (Movie)

("Light My Fire") (Song)

Superstar 1999 (Movie)

("Soul Kitchen") (Song)

The Waterboy 1998 (Movie)

("Peace Frog") (Song)

The X-Files 1998 (Movie)

("Crystal Ship") (Song)

The Basketball Diaries 1995 (Movie)

("Riders of the Storm") (Song)

Casualties of War 1989 (Movie)

("Hello, I Love You") (Song)

True Believer 1989 (Movie)

("Crystal Ship") (Song)

Less Than Zero 1987 (Movie)

("Moonlight Drive") (Song)

The Lost Boys 1987 (Movie)

song producer("People Are Strange") (Song)

Vagabond 1986 (Movie)

("The Changeling") (Song)

American Pop 1981 (Movie)

("People Are Strange") (Song)
Actor (14)

Breaking the Rules 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Re:Generation Music Project 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Obscene 2008 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Drug Years 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

TNN's Conspiracy Zone With Kevin Nealon 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Virtual Ed Sullivan Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Rock & Roll 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

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

Actor

Idols 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Doors: The Soft Parade - A Retrospective 1990 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Unheard Music 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Deal of the Century 1983 (Movie)

Charlie Simbo (Actor)

The List (TV Show)

Actor
Director (3)

Love Her Madly 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

The Doors 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Director
Writer (1)

Love Her Madly 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Other (1)

The Doors 1991 (Movie)

(Consultant)

EDUCATION

DePaul University

Studied Economics

University of California, Los Angeles

1962 - 1965
Met fellow film student Jim Morrison

Milestones

2010

Doors track "Riders on the Storm" inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame.

1973

First solo album The Golden Scarab

1970

Sixth album L.A. Woman

1969

Fifth album Morrison Hotel

1968

Fourth album The Soft Parade

1968

Third album Waiting for the Sun

1967

Debut album The Doors

1967

Second album Strange Days

1965

Formed The Doors with Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger and John Densmore

Bonus Trivia

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Recorded a rock adaptation of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" produced by Philip Glass in 1983.

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A section of Joan Didion's essay "The White Album" (1979) concerns an unproductive 1968 recording session for The Doors' third album, Waiting for the Sun, focusing on unspoken tensions among the bandmembers.

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The Doors were admitted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

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