Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Silverstein began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Ned Kelly" (1970) with Mick ... Read more »

Filmography

Music (13)

Are We Done Yet? 2007 (Movie)

("A Boy Named Sue") (Song)

Almost Famous 2000 (Movie)

("Cover of the Rolling Stone") (Song)

Divorcing Jack 1998 (Movie)

("Danger of a Stranger") (Song)

Thelma & Louise 1991 (Movie)

("The Ballad of Lucy Jordan") (Song)

Hearts of Fire 1990 (Movie)

("Couple More Years") (Song)

Postcards From the Edge 1990 (Movie)

("I'm Checkin' Out") (Song)

Coal Miner's Daughter 1980 (Movie)

("One's On The Way") (Song)

Montenegro 1980 (Movie)

("The Ballad of Lucy Jordan") (Song)

Thieves 1977 (Movie)

(Music)

Payday 1972 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Ned Kelly 1969 (Movie)

("Ned Kelly" "The Wild Colonial Boy" "Son of a Scoundrel" "Shadow of the Gallows" "Lonigan's Widow" "Stony Cold Ground" "The Kellys Keep Comin'" "Marchin' in the Evenin'" "Blame It on the Kellys" "Pleasures of a Sunday Afternoon" "Hey Ned") (Song)

A Boy Named Sue (TV Show)

Song
Writer (2)

Trapped 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Things Change 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Trapped 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Shel Silverstein brought his musical talents to a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Silverstein began his entertainment career with his music featured in films like "Ned Kelly" (1970) with Mick Jagger, "Payday" (1972) and "Thieves" (1977) with Marlo Thomas. His music also appeared in the dramatic biopic "Coal Miner's Daughter" (1980) with Sissy Spacek. Though known first for his music, Silverstein also acted in "Who Is Harry Kellerman, and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?" (1971). In the eighties and the nineties, Silverstein's music continued to appear on the silver screen, including in films like the comedy "Montenegro" (1981) with Susan Anspach. Silverstein was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for "Postcards From the Edge" in 1990. He followed this honor with songs in the Geena Davis adventurous drama "Thelma & Louise" (1991). Silverstein's music was also featured in the comedic adaptation "Divorcing Jack" (1998) with David Thewlis and the Billy Crudup dramedy "Almost Famous" (2000). Silverstein's music was most recently featured in the comedy sequel "Are We Done Yet?" (2007) with Ice Cube. Silverstein passed away in May 1999.

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