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Roger Taylor (I)


Roger Meddows Taylor (born 26 July 1949) is an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the drummer of the rock band Queen, but has also served as songwriter and occasional lead vocalist. As a songwriter, Taylor contributed songs to Queen's albums from the very beginning, composing at least one track on ... See full bio »

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Known For

Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
(2001)
Step Brothers
Step Brothers Soundtrack
(2008)
The Girl Next Door
The Girl Next Door Soundtrack
(2004)
Encino Man
Encino Man Soundtrack
(1992)

Filmography

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 2015-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Alicia Vikander/Céline Dion (2016) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
- Ray Romano/Lucy Hale/Brandi Carlile (2016) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
- Martin Short/Ruth Wilson/Walk the Moon (2015) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.10 (2016) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2016 The Americans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Clark's Place (2016) ... (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2015 Absolutely Anything (performer: "ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING") / (writer: "ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING")
 2015 Deutschland 83 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Able Archer (2015) ... (writer: "Under Pressure")
  Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (performer: "Go, Rudi Go") / (writer: "Breakthru", "One Vision", "The Show Must Go On")
 2015 Under Pressure: Danika Fields' Swell (Short) (writer: "Under Pressure" - as Rodgers Meadows Taylor)
 2015 The Late Late Show with James Corden (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow & Hailee Steinfeld/The Filharmonic (2015) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2014-2015 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1991 (2015) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2014: Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby')
- "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea Ft. Charli XCX (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
  The Comeback (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Valerie Is Brought to Her Knees (2014) ... (performer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited) / (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
 2014 The Nation's Favourite Queen Song (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "One Vision", "The Show Must Go On", "It's a Kind Magic", "These Are the Days of Our Lives", "Radio Ga Ga", "Under Pressure", "The Miracle", "Innuendo")
 2012-2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Hooked on a Feeling by Blue Swede (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
- Informer by Snow (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
- Just a Friend by Biz Markie (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
- Rico Suave by Gerardo (2012) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
- Baby Got Back (2012) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 9 April 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
- Episode dated 4 February 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
  Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2014) (performer - 3 episodes, 2014)
- Week 10: The Grand Final (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
- Week 6: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (performer: "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited) / (writer: "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (performer: "The Wild Boys", "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Wild Boys", "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited)
- Week 1: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (performer: "Flash" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.13 (2014) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "Radio Ga Ga" - as Taylor)
 2013 Eyjafjallajökull (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2013 Smash (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Tonys (2013) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake (2013) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2013 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.1 (2013) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2012 London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music (TV Movie) (performer: "We Will Rock You" - uncredited)
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2009-2012 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Top 6 Results (2012) ... (performer: "Somebody to Love")
- Top 6 Perform (2012) ... (performer: "Fat Bottomed Girls", "Another One Bites the Dust", "We Will Rock You", "We Are the Champions")
- Finale (2009) ... (performer: "We Are The Champions")
 2009-2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Stealing Home (2012) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
- Working Stiffs (2009) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Thank God It's Christmas")
 2011 Em dónes vida. El llibre i el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "No tinguis por")
 2011 Happy Feet 2 (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2011 Raising Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Killer Hope (2011) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
 2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins (writer: "ICE ICE BABY" - as Roger Meddows Taylor)
 2011 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Roommate Transmogrification (2011) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) ... (writer: "A Kind of Magic" - uncredited)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2011 Tosh.0 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Evolution of Dance Guy (Dance-Off) (2011) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby" - uncredited)
 2010 Show Jana Krause (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 December 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Thank God It's Christmas")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Season 3 Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2010 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.116 (2010) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited)
 2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story (writer: "Under Pressure")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #1.138 (2010) ... (writer: "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)")
- Episode #1.137 (2010) ... (performer: "We Will Rock You", "Bohemian Rhapsody")
- Episode #1.125 (2010) ... (writer: "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)")
- Episode #1.124 (2010) ... (writer: "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)")
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (writer: "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Nine: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
  The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #6.22 (2009) ... (performer: "Bohemian Rhapsody" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.21 (2009) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited)
 2009 Farewell (writer: "Under pressure")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.1 (2009) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero: Metallica (Video Game) (writer: "Stone Cold Crazy")
 2009 CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I (Video) (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2009 Cyprien (writer: "Ice Ice Baby (radio edit)" - as Taylor)
 2009/I World's Greatest Dad (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2008 Talkshow with Spike Feresten (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vanilla Ice (2008) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2008 Step Brothers (writer: "Ice Ice Baby", "Under Pressure")
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Los Picapiedra i Lady Di (2008) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "One Vision" - as Queen)
 2007 The Heartbreak Kid (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2007 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2007 Idool 2007 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grote Liveshow 8 - Rock (2007) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2007 The Invisible (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2006 Queen und Budapest - How We Won the East (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "One Vision", "Radio Ga Ga", "Heaven for Everypne" (aka "This Could Be Heaven"), "A Kind of Magic" - uncredited)
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Performance Show: Birth Year (2006) ... (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2006 Zoom (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2006 Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders (Documentary) (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ha-Mitzpe (2006) ... (writer: "Under Pressure" - uncredited)
 2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2005 I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2005 80s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (writer: "A Kind of Magic")
 2004 Slovensko hladá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tretí semifinále (2004) ... (writer: "What Happens Tomorrow")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1981 - 2004) (performer - 1 episode, 1981)
- Episode dated 12 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
- Episode dated 11 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
- Episode dated 19 October 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Heaven For Everyone")
- Episode dated 27 March 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "A Kind of Magic")
- Episode dated 23 April 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Future Management") / (writer: "Future Management")
 2004 Top of the Pops Saturday (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2004 Total Request Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2004 Popworld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2004 CD:UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2004 Queen on Fire: Live at the Bowl (Video documentary) (writer: "Action this Day", "Sheer Heart Attack")
 2004 13 Going on 30 (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2004 The Girl Next Door (writer: "UNDER PRESSURE")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 - My Idol (2004) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2003 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (2003) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 35 #5 (2003) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
- Episode #2.25 (2003) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2003 Nouvelle Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2003) ... (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 4 - Filmmuziek (2003) ... (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 2003 Interaktiv (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV Allstars X-Mas Special (2003) ... (writer: "Thank God It's Christmas")
 2002 Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "God Save The Queen", "You Can't Hurry Love") / (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- You Can Leda Girl to Pussy (2002) ... (performer: "Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy")
 2002 40 Days and 40 Nights (writer: "Under Pressure")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "The Show Must Go On")
 2000 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "A Kind of Magic")
- Episode #11.9 (2000) ... (writer: "A Kind of Magic")
 1999 Queen's Greatest Flix III (Video) (writer: "Heaven for Everyone", "Thank God It's Christmas")
 1999 Tuftsablanca (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 1998 Stepmom (writer: "Under Pressure")
 1998 Disturbing Behavior (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 1998 Queen Rocks (Video) (writer: "Headlong", "I Want It All", "One Vision", "I'm in Love with My Car", "Stone Cold Crazy", "Sheer Heart Attack", "I Can't Live with You")
 1997 Queen: Made in Heaven (Documentary) (writer: "Heaven For Everyone")
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Under Pressure")
 1996 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 3x9+2 (1996) ... (writer: "Radio Ga Ga" - uncredited)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- True Crime (1993) ... (writer: "Ice, Ice, Baby")
 1992 Highlander (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Free Fall (1992) ... (writer: "Don't Lose Your Head")
 1992 Encino Man (lyrics: "Stone Cold Crazy") / (music: "Stone Cold Crazy")
 1992 Alyas Boy Kano (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 1991 Queen: Greatest Flix II (Video) (writer: "A Kind of Magic", "Under Pressure", "Radio Ga Ga", "Innuendo", "Breakthru", "Headlong", "I'm Going Slightly Mad", "The Invisible Man", "The Show Must Go On", "One Vision")
 1991 Deadly Currents (Documentary) (writer: "I Want it All")
 1991 Manong Gang (writer: "Ice Ice Baby")
 1989 Queen: Rare Live - A Concert Through Time and Space (Video) (writer: "Sheer Heart Attack")
 1987 Rock Odyssey (writer: "Rock It (Prime Jive)")
 1986 Queen Live at Wembley '86 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "A Kind Of Magic", "Radio Ga Ga")
 1986 Highlander (writer: "A Kind Of Magic", "A Dozen Red Roses for my Darling" - uncredited)
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Radio Ga Ga")
 1982 We Will Rock You: Queen Live in Concert (Video documentary) (writer: "I'm in Love with My Car", "Sheer Heart Attack")
 1980 Flash Gordon (writer: "In The Space Capsule (The Love Theme)", "In The Death Cell (Love Theme Reprise)", "Escape From The Swamp", "Marriage Of Dale And Ming (And Flash Approaching)")
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Alternate Names:

The Cross | Queen

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

The greatest Rock'n'Roll drummer of all time was John Bonham who did things that nobody had ever even thought possible before with the drum kit. And also the greatest sound out of his drums - they sounded enormous, and just one bass drum. So fast on it that he did more with one bass drum than most people could do with three, if they could manage them. And he had technique to burn and fantastic ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a multi-instrumentalist. In addition to drums, he can play guitar, bass and keyboards. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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