Rufus Wainwright

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright's music provided him with a Hollywood career. Wainwright's early music mostly appeared in comedies like "The Myth of Fingerprints" (1997) and the Adam Sandler blockbuster "Big Daddy" ... Read more »
Born: 07/22/1973 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (20)

A Merry Friggin' Christmas 2014 (Movie)

("It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year") (Song Performer)

A Merry Friggin' Christmas 2014 (Movie)

("Christmas Is For Kids") (Song)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2012 (Tv Show)

Performer

Meet the Robinsons 2007 (Movie)

("Another Believer") (Lyrics)

Meet the Robinsons 2007 (Movie)

("Another Believer") (Song)

Meet the Robinsons 2007 (Movie)

("Another Believer") (Song Performer)

Trade 2007 (Movie)

("Agnus Dei") (Song)

Trade 2007 (Movie)

("Agnus Dei") (Song Performer)

The History Boys 2006 (Movie)

("Bewitched") (Song Performer)

Brokeback Mountain 2005 (Movie)

("Maker Makes") (Song)

Brokeback Mountain 2005 (Movie)

("Maker Makes") (Song Performer)

Prime 2005 (Movie)

("Peach Trees") (Song)

Prime 2005 (Movie)

("Peach Trees") (Song Performer)

The Baxter 2005 (Movie)

("Beautiful Child") (Song)

The Baxter 2005 (Movie)

("Beautiful Child") (Song Performer)

I Am Sam 2001 (Movie)

("Across the Universe") (Song Performer)

Moulin Rouge 2001 (Movie)

song performer & producer("Complainte de la Butte") (Music)

Big Daddy 1999 (Movie)

("Instant Pleasure") (Song Performer)

The Myth of Fingerprints 1997 (Movie)

song arranger (Song)

The Myth of Fingerprints 1997 (Movie)

("Le Roi d'Ys") (Song Performer)
Actor (16)

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Performer

Dinner with the Band 2008 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Days of Darkness 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

French & Saunders Christmas Celebrity Special 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man 2006 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Heights 2005 (Movie)

Jeremy (Actor)

The Aviator 2004 (Movie)

Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #1 (Actor)

Totally Gayer 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous New York Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Biography

Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright's music provided him with a Hollywood career. Wainwright's early music mostly appeared in comedies like "The Myth of Fingerprints" (1997) and the Adam Sandler blockbuster "Big Daddy" (1999). In the early 2000s, Wainwright devoted his time to various credits, such as the Leonardo DiCaprio and Cate Blanchett box office smash "The Aviator" (2004), "Heights" (2005) starring Elizabeth Banks and "Prime" (2005) starring Meryl Streep. He also worked on "The Baxter" with Michael Showalter (2005). Wainwright's music was most recently featured in "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" (2014). In the early 2000s, Wainwright lent his talents to projects like "Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man" (2006) starring Leonard Cohen, "The History Boys" (2006) and "Days of Darkness" (2007). His credits also expanded to "Meet the Robinsons" with Angela Bassett (2007) and "Trade" with Kevin Kline (2007). Wainwright's husband was Jorn Weisbrodt.

Relationships

Jorn Weisbrodt

Husband
German; artistic director of the Luminato Festival Married Aug. 23, 2012 in Montauk, NY

Milestones

Known for such albums as "Want One" and "Poses"

Popular songs include "Hallelujah".

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