Tori Amos

Tori Amos's effortless blend of vocal talent and heartfelt songwriting propelled her into a successful career in the music industry. Amos worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on ... Read more »
Born: 08/22/1963 in Newton, North Carolina, USA

Filmography

Actor (15)

Storytellers 1996 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Punk'd 2002 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Mona Lisa Smile 2003 (Movie)

Singer (Actor)

Soundstage 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 Big in 2002 Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Sessions at West 54th 1997 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Halloween Jam VII 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

Independence Day Concert 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Righteous Babes 1998 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Concert For Rainn Featuring Tori Amos 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Sounds of Summer Preview '96 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

1994 Billboard Music Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 37th Annual Grammy Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter
Music (6)

Conan 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Late Show With David Letterman 2009 (Tv Show)

Performer

Mona Lisa Smile 2003 (Movie)

("Murder He Says") (Song Performer)

Here on Earth 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Here on Earth 2000 (Movie)

("1000 Oceans") (Song Performer)

Great Expectations 1998 (Movie)

song producer and performer("Siren") (Song)

Biography

Tori Amos's effortless blend of vocal talent and heartfelt songwriting propelled her into a successful career in the music industry. Amos worked in television around the start of her acting career with a role on "Storytellers" (1996-2006). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Sounds of Summer Preview '96" (1995-96) and "Concert For Rainn Featuring Tori Amos" (1996-97). Early in her acting career, Amos could be seen on award shows like "1994 Billboard Music Awards" (1994-95) and "The 37th Annual Grammy Awards" (1994-95). A regular on the awards show circuit, she made an appearance on "The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards" (1998-99). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Sessions at West 54th" (1997-2000). She appeared in a number of television specials, including "Independence Day Concert" (1997-98) and "Halloween Jam VII" (1998-99). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Righteous Babes" (1999). Amos also created music for the Ethan Hawke dramatic adaptation "Great Expectations" (1998). Amos focused on film in more recent years, appearing in "Mayor of the Sunset Strip" (2003) and the dramatic period piece "Mona Lisa Smile" (2003) with Julia Roberts. She also appeared at "VH1 Big in 2002 Awards" (2002-03). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Punk'd" (2003-2012). She also acted in films like "Mayor of the Sunset Strip" (2003) and "Mona Lisa Smile" (2003) with Julia Roberts. Amos also contributed music to the Chris Klein drama "Here on Earth" (2000). Most recently, Amos worked on "Conan" (2010-).

Milestones

2016

Re-released her acclaimed third studio album, Boys for Pele, as a deluxe reissue

2015

Released the two-disc CD The Light Princess (Original Cast Recording)

2014

Released her fourteenth studio album Unrepentant Geraldines

2011

Released her first classical album Night of Hunters

2009

Released the album Abnormally Attracted to Sin

2003

Appeared as a wedding singer in "Mona Lisa Smile"

2002

Released the acclaimed concept album Scarlet's Walk

2000

Was nominated for a Grammy for her album To Venus and Back

1998

Released the album From the Choirgirl Hotel, featuring a more rock oriented sound than her previous works

1996

Released her third album Boys for Pele

1993

Released her second album Under the Pink

1992

Released her debut solo album Little Earthquakes

Bonus Trivia

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Won a full scholarship to study piano at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University at age five. She was asked to leave at age 11 due to her interest in rock music rather than classical.

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Began singing professionally at clubs around her hometown of Maryland at the age of 13.

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Was a co-founder of the pop band Y Kant Tori Read prior to becoming a solo singer.

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Has been the subject of numerous books, including Tori Amos: Lyrics, Tori Amos: All These Years, and Tori Amos: In the Studio.

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As a recording artist, Amos is famous for the albums "Little Earthquakes" and "Under The Pink".

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