Rod Temperton

Born: 10/15/1947


Music (16)

Michael Jackson's This Is It 2009 (Movie)

("Thriller") (Song)

Yes Man 2008 (Movie)

("Stomp!") (Song)

Charlie Wilson's War 2007 (Movie)

("Stomp") (Song)

The Break-Up 2006 (Movie)

("Boogie Nights") (Song)

13 Going On 30 2004 (Movie)

("Thriller") (Song)

Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? 2001 (Movie)

("Boogie Nights") (Song)

Among Giants 1999 (Movie)

("The Groove Line") (Song)

Summer of Sam 1999 (Movie)

("Boogie Nights") (Song)

South Central 1992 (Movie)

("The Groove Line") (Song)

Outrageous Animation 1989 (Movie)

song "Thriller"(("Late Night With Myron")) (Song)

Moonwalker 1988 (Movie)

songs("Rock With You" "Thriller") (Song)

Running Scared 1986 (Movie)


Running Scared 1986 (Movie)

song producer("Running Scared" "Never Too Late to Start" "Sweet Freedom" "Man Size Love" "I Just Wanna Be Loved" "Once in a Lifetime Groove" "Say You Really Want Me" "I Know What I Want") (Song)

Running Scared 1986 (Movie)

("Never Too Late to Start") (Song Performer)

Lost in America 1985 (Movie)

("Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)") (Song)

The Color Purple 1985 (Movie)

songs("Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)" "Sister's Theme" "Proud Theme" "Makidada") (Song)



Death from cancer announced


Lives reclusively in English countryside


Retires from performing, moves to USA


Joins Heatwave through classified ad

Bonus Trivia


First international success with Heatwave's "Boogie Nights"


Begins collaboration with Quincy Jones


Writes three songs for Michael Jackson's Thriller


Oscar nomination for "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)"