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Glen Ballard


Glen Ballard was born on May 1, 1953 in Natchez, Mississippi, USA as Basil Glen Ballard Jr. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Croods
The Croods Music Department
2013
The Polar Express
The Polar Express Music Department
2004

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 2016 Robodog (writer: "Shine Your Way") (post-production)
 2016 Lip Sync Battle Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chrstian Bautista vs. Mark Bautista (2016) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2012-2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 4 (2016) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2012) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Bill O'Reilly/Paul Bettany/Alanis Morissette (2015) ... (music: "Ironic") / (writer: "Hand in My Pocket")
 2013-2015 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2015: Auditions 4 (2015) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
- 2013: Auditions 1 (2013) ... (writer: "The Voice Within" - uncredited)
 2015 The 10 Faces of Michael Jackson (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Man in the Mirror" (1988))
 2015 The End of the Tour (writer: "You Oughta Know" - uncredited)
 2011-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Jagged Little Tapestry (2015) ... (writer: "Hand in My Pocket / I Feel the Earth Move", "Will You Love Me Tomorrow / Head Over Feet", "You Learn / You've Got a Friend" - uncredited)
- Trio (2014) ... (writer: "Hold On" - uncredited)
- Hold on to Sixteen (2011) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 5 (2014) ... (writer: "I Wonder Why" - uncredited)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La ovejita crédula (2014) ... (writer: "Ironic" - uncredited)
 2014 Aegon International (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 1 (2014) ... (music: "Thank U" - uncredited)
 2011-2014 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.19 (2014) ... (writer: "Ironic")
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (writer: "Left Outside Alone")
 2014 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls (2014) ... (writer: "You Learn" - uncredited)
 2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- How Bizarre by OMC (2014) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Final Showdown, Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
- Episode #1.29 (2013) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
- Episode #1.22 (2013) ... (writer: "You Outa Know")
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 2013 As Cool as I Am (writer: "You Learn")
 2013 The Internship (writer: "Ironic")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #21.109 (2013) ... (writer: "Shine Your Way")
- Episode #20.53 (2011) ... (writer: "Believe" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.141 (2011) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
 2013 The Croods (producer: "Shine Your Way") / (writer: "Shine Your Way")
 2009-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Michael Jackson Week (2012) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
- Round Three (2011) ... (writer: "Hold On")
- Round Six (2009) ... (writer: "I Wonder Why" - uncredited)
- Round Five: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Decider 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Final Result (2012) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
- Top 10 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2004-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
- Auditions 5 (2012) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.13 (2008) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.7 (2008) ... (writer: "The Voice Within" - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2006) ... (writer: "The Voice Within" - uncredited)
 2012 Voice - Danmarks største stemme (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Første blindtest (2012) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
 2012 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Never Ever: Part 1 (2012) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2012 Katy Perry: Part of Me (Documentary) (writer: "Cup of Coffee", "You Oughta Know", "Simple", "Diamonds", "Box")
 2012 The 66th Annual Tony Awards (TV Movie documentary) (lyrics: "I Had a Life") / (music: "I Had a Life")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Semi-Final (2012) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
 2010-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #12.3 (2012) ... (writer: "Man In The Mirror" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.5 (2010) ... (writer: "I Wonder Why" - uncredited)
 2012 Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2012 Napoleon Dynamite (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ligertown (2012) ... (writer: "Hold On")
 2012 Joyful Noise (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2011 New Year's Eve (producer: "The Fun Begins") / (writer: "The Fun Begins")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2011 Showboaters (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part One (2011) ... (writer: "Pink (The South Beach Remix)")
 2011/I Bridesmaids (writer: "Hold On")
 2002-2011 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 9 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
- Two for Each One (2002) ... (writer: "Mary Jane")
  Levenslied (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... (lyrics: "That I would be good" - uncredited) / (music: "That I would be good" - uncredited)
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "All I Really Want", "You Oughta Know")
 2011 Helden von morgen (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Biedermann/Ryan (2011) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2010 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- JJ (2010) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror" - uncredited)
 2010/I Valentine's Day (producer: "Every Time You Smiled") / (writer: "Every Time You Smiled")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.93 (2010) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2009 A Christmas Carol (producer: "God Bless Us Everyone") / (writer: "God Bless Us Everyone")
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2009 Whip It (writer: "Hold On")
 2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie (writer: "Butterfly Fly Away")
 2009 Spring Breakdown (writer: "Hold On")
 2008 Divas II (TV Movie) (writer: "Left Outside Alone" - uncredited)
 2008 30 Rock (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode 210 (2008) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know" - uncredited)
 2007 Holiday Festival on Ice 2007 (TV Movie) (writer: "Believe")
 2007 Beowulf (producer: "Hrothgar Song", "Gently as She Goes", "A Hero Comes Home", "Olaf Drinking Song", "Grendel Lullaby") / (writer: "Hrothgar Song", "Gently as She Goes", "A Hero Comes Home", "Grendel Lullaby")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Love and Memories")
 2007 Idool 2007 (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Finale (2007) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
- Grote Liveshow 8 - Rock (2007) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
- Kleine Liveshow 3 - De Meisjes 2 (2007) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 2007 I Could Never Be Your Woman (writer: "Ironic")
 2006 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Benihana Christmas (2006) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2006 Charlotte's Web ("Ordinary Miracle") / (producer: "Ordinary Miracle")
 2004-2006 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Tretí finále (2006) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
- První finále: Hity 21. století (2006) ... (writer: "Sick and Tired")
- Velké finále (2004) ... (writer: "Thank U")
- První finále: Moje SuperStar (2004) ... (writer: "Thank U")
- Druhé semifinále (2004) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
 2006 Touch the Top of the World (TV Movie) (writer: "Everyday")
 2006 The Break-Up (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2006 She's the Man (writer: "Love and Memories")
 2005-2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Long Story (2006) ... (writer: "Thank U" - uncredited)
- Be'ayot Ba-Derech (2005) ... (writer: "Forgiven" - uncredited)
 2003-2006 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mottoshow #3 - Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Ironic")
- Mottoshow #1 - Mein Pop-Idol (2003) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 2006 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brave New World (2006) ... (writer: "Simple" - uncredited)
 2004-2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Up Close & Personal Special (2005) ... (writer: "Ironic")
- Top 9 Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
- Top 9 Performance Show: Idol's Choice (2005) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
- Top 11 Performance Show: Pop (2004) ... (writer: "Left Outside Alone")
 2003-2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 24: Group 1 (2005) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
- Top 32: Group 1 (2003) ... (writer: "Thank U")
 2005 Must Love Dogs (writer: "Shell")
 2005 Slovensko hladá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Finále (2005) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know", "Left Outside Alone")
- Piate finále: Rock Edition (2005) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
- Ctvrté finále: Hity 2004 (2005) ... (writer: "Left Outside Alone")
- Piate semifinále (2005) ... (writer: "Sick and Tired")
 2005 The 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Believe")
 2004-2005 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Topp 50 #5 (2005) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
- Topp 50 #4 (2005) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
- Topp 50 #3 (2005) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
- Finalen (2004) ... (writer: "Forgiven")
- Topp 11 - Ditt idol (2004) ... (writer: "Forgiven")
 2005 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hi, School (2005) ... (writer: "The Voice Within" - uncredited)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (TV Special) (writer: "Halloween Song")
 2004 The Polar Express (producer: "The Polar Express", "Spirit of the Season", "Hot Chocolate", "When Christmas Comes to Town", "Rockin' on Top of the World", "Believe") / (writer: "The Polar Express", "Spirit of the Season", "Hot Chocolate", "When Christmas Comes to Town", "Rockin' on Top of the World", "Believe")
 2004 Idool 2004 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Liveshow 1 - Mijn Idool (2004) ... (writer: "Left Outside Alone", "Man in the Mirror")
- Kleine Liveshow 3 (2004) ... (writer: "The One")
 2004 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Finale (2004) ... (writer: "Mary Jane")
- Top 6 Results Show (2004) ... (writer: "Mary Jane")
- Top 10 Performances (2004) ... (writer: "Mary Jane")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kvalprogram 4 (2004) ... (writer: "Hand In My Pocket")
 2004 Malaysian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcard Show (2004) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
 2004 I Love the '90s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1990 (2004) ... (writer: "Hold On")
 2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (writer: "Hold On")
 2004 Beth - Palau de la Música Catalana (Video) (writer: "Head Over Feet")
 2004 Super Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 24 Group 2 Performance Show (2004) ... (writer: "The Voice Within")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Workshop #1 (2004) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2003) ... (writer: "You Oughta Know")
 2001-2003 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Show 1: Your Pop Idol (2003) ... (writer: "Ironic")
- Heat 1 (2001) ... (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 2003 Plötzlich wieder 16 (TV Movie) (writer: "The One")
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (producer: "When the World Ends" (Oakenfold Remix)) / (writer: "When the World Ends" (Oakenfold Remix))
 2003 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.12 (2003) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 2002 Alanis Morissette: Feast on Scraps (Video documentary) (writer: "Baba", "Right Through You", "Hand In My Pocket", "All I Really Want", "Head Over Feet", "You Oughta Know", "Ironic", "You Learn", "Thank U")
 2002 Music in High Places (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Alanis Morissette: Navajo Nation - Arizona, USA (2002) ... (music: "Baba", "That I Would Be Good", "UR", "Your House", "I Was Hoping", "Ironic")
 2002 xXx (producer: "Adrenaline") / (writer: "Adrenaline")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gift of Life (2002) ... (writer: "Hand In My Pocket" - uncredited)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- X-Ray (2001) ... (writer: "Wall in Your Heart" - uncredited)
 2001 Shallow Hal (writer: "Wall In Your Heart")
 2001 Dave Matthews Band: The Videos 1994-2001 (Video) (writer: "I Did It", "The Space Between")
 2001 Zwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wie Pfeffer und Salz (2001) ... (writer: "You Learn" - uncredited)
 2001 The Mummy Returns (writer: "Forever May Not Be Long Enough")
 2000 The Corrs: Live at Lansdowne Road (Video documentary) (writer: "Queen of Hollywood")
 2000 Titan A.E. (producer: "Over My Head", "Not Quite Paradise", "Cosmic Castaway", "Like Lovers (Holding on)") / (writer: "Not Quite Paradise", "Karma Slave", "Like Lovers (Holding on)")
 2000 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Corrs (2000) ... (writer: "Queen of Hollywood")
 1999 Holy Smoke (music: "You Oughta Know")
 1999 VH1 Storytellers (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Alanis Morissette (1999) ... (music: "Hand in My Pocket", "You Learn", "Thank U", "Unsent", "You Oughta Know", "That I Would Be Good", "Head Over Feet")
 1993-1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #10.4 (1999) ... (writer: "Ironic")
- Episode #8.2 (1997) ... (writer: "Hand in My Pocket")
- Episode #4.6 (1993) ... (writer: "I Wonder Why")
 1999 Never Been Kissed (producer: "A Girl Named Happiness (Never Been Kissed)")
 1999 Unter uns (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1002 (1999) ... (music: "Thank U" - uncredited)
  El séptimo de caballería (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Episode dated 16 November 1998 (1998) ... (music: "That I Would Be Good") / (writer: "Thank U")
 1997 Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill - Live (Video) (writer: "Can't Not", "All I Really Want", "Right Through You", "Not the Doctor", "Hand In My Pocket", "Head Over Feet", "Mary Jane", "Forgiven", "Perfect", "You Oughta Know", "Wake Up", "Ironic", "You Learn", "Your House")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "You Oughtta Know", "Hand in My Pocket")
 1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 April 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Ironic")
 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (writer: "I Never Even Told You")
 1990 Ferris Bueller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sloan Again, Naturally (1990) ... (writer: "The Dream Is Still Alive")
 1990 Navy Seals (writer: "I Don't Want to Say Goodnight")
 1990 Ghost Dad (writer: "Born To Love")
 1990 Wilson Phillips: Hold On (Video short) (writer: "Hold On")
 1989 Race for Glory (producer: "Make My Day", "When He Kisses Me") / (writer: "Make My Day", "When He Kisses Me")
 1989 Major League (lyrics: "How Can the Girl Refuse")
 1989 E.M.U. TV (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (writer: "Dance Electric" - uncredited)
 1989 Lean on Me (producer: "ALL THE WAY TO LOVE") / (writer: "ALL THE WAY TO LOVE")
 1989 Tap (writer: "Can't Escape The Rhythm")
 1988 Everybody's All-American (writer: "Untill Forever")
 1988 Moonwalker (writer: "Man in the Mirror")
 1988 Mac and Me (writer: "Waves")
 1987 North Shore (writer: "Be My Lover")
 1987 Square Dance (writer: "YOU LOOK SO GOOD IN LOVE")
 1986 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #29.22 (1986) ... (writer: "Love Can Take You All the Way")
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (music: "LOVE (IT'S JUST THE WAY IT GOES)") / (producer: "LOVE (IT'S JUST THE WAY IT GOES)")
 1983 Two of a Kind (writer: "It's Gonna Be Special")
 1971 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... (writer: "Close to You")
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Producer and co-writer of the album "Jagged Little Pill" (1995) by Alanis Morissette. See more »


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One of 105 people invited to join AMPAS in 2008.

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Taurus

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