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Boy George was born on June 14, 1961 in Eltham, Kent, England as George Alan O'Dowd. See full bio »

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Known For

Fargo
Fargo Soundtrack
(1996)
In America
In America Soundtrack
(2002)
The Day After Tomorrow
(2004)
The Crying Game
The Crying Game Soundtrack
(1992)

Filmography

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 2017 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
  The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2017) (performer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Blind Auditions 5 (2017) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2017) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2017) ... (performer: "Vertigo" - uncredited) / (writer: "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?" - uncredited)
 2017 Table 19 (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - as George Alan O'Dowd)
 2017 The Apprentice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- I Don't Have Time for Anyone's Ego Except My Own (2017) ... (performer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2011-2017 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.13 (2017) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2013-2016 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 December 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya")
- Episode dated 15 September 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 16 August 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 16 March 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya")
- Episode dated 23 July 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - uncredited)
 2016 The Bad Batch (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George Alan O'Dowd)
 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.8 (2016) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2016 Tvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2016 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pachín (2016) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2016 Dinner Date (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Martyn from Cardiff (2016) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2015 Scream Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pumpkin Patch (2015) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - uncredited)
 2015 20 Moments That Rocked Pop (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?" - uncredited)
 2015 Slash 3 (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2015 Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jack Black/Boy George/Death Cab for Cutie (2015) ... (performer: "Hello, I Love You")
  Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Mark Ronson (2015) ... (performer: "Somebody to Love Me", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me") / (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2015 Stalker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Woods (2015) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - uncredited)
 2015 Tod den Hippies!! Es lebe der Punk! (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.17 (2014) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2014 Sex Tape (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - as George Alan O'Dowd)
 2014/I Pride (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2014 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8388 (2014) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd, uncredited)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Socios (2014) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) by Dead or Alive (2013) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya", "Karma Chameleon", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2013/I Believe (writer: "It's A Miracle" - as George O'Dowd)
 2013/II The Call (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2013 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2012 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Here Comes Treble (2012) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd, uncredited)
 2012 Madea's Witness Protection (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Eye of the Needle (2012) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" - uncredited)
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 August 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.88 (2011) ... (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.34 (2011) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2007-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "It's A Miracle" - as George O'Dowd)
- Songs You Can't Get Out of Your Head (2007) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George Alan O'Dowd)
 2010 The Charlie Da Clown Show (Short) ("Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2010/I Let Me In (writer: "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me", "Time (Clock Of The Heart)" - as George O'Dowd)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.7 (2010) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2010 Worried About the Boy (TV Movie) (writer: "White Boy", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.87 (2010) ... (performer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
  Jools's Hootenanny (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #17.0 (2009) ... (performer: "Pentonville Blues", "Church of the Poison Mind", "Karma Chameleon", "Down by the Riverside") / (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2009 House of Boys (writer: "Girls" aka "Girls Like You" - as George O'Dowd)
 2009 Dexter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blinded by the Light (2009) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Electric Dreams" - as George O'Dowd)
- The 1970s (2009) ... (writer: "Electric Dreams" - as George O'Dowd)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Synthiepop und New Romantic (2009) ... (writer: "The War Song")
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest (writer: "Time (Clock of the Heart)" (1982) - as George O'Dowd)
 2008 American Swing (Documentary) (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as O. Dowd)
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Face for Radio (2008) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon'" - as George O'Dowd, uncredited)
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?")
 2007 Sexo y otros secretos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Deséame (2007) ... (performer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 2007 Brooklyn Rules (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary) (performer: "Everything Taboo") / (writer: "Dress to Kill", "Come On In from the Outside", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", "Everything Taboo", "Freak"/"Ode to Attention Seekers", "Stranger in This World")
 2007 Sparkle (writer: "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" - as George O'Dowd)
 2006 Scary Movie 4 (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2005 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eva Longoria/Korn (2005) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Do You Really Want To Hurt Me")
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Halloween (2005) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?")
 2005 Whatever Happened to the Gender Benders? (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?")
 2004 The Last Shot (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" (1982))
 2004 Singapore Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Piano Show 1 (2004) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2004 Without a Paddle (as George O'Dowd, "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", uncredited)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - as George O'Dowd)
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greed (2004) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2003 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mottoshow #3 - Mein Geburtsjahr (2003) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 2003 Ginger and Cinnamon (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - as G. O'Dowd)
 2002 In America (writer: "Karma Chameleon" (1983) - as G. O'Dowd)
 2001 Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (Video short) (writer: "DO YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME" - as George O'Dowd)
 2001 I Love You Baby (writer: "Dame una solución (Karma Chamaleon)")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 2000 Whipped (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 1993-2000 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2000 Celebrity Special 1 (2000) ... (writer: "Victims")
- Live Grand Final 1993 (1993) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
- Episode #4.2 (1993) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 1999 The National Lottery (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 September 1999 (1999) ... (performer: "Your Kisses Are Charity")
 1999 Mission Hill (TV Series) (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 1999 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1999) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 1998 La vida en el aire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - as George O'Dowd)
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" - as George O'Dowd)
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" - as George O'Dowd)
 1997 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Merry Mind the Buzzcocks (1997) ... (performer: "Wonderful Christmastime" - uncredited)
 1997 Wala na bang pag-ibig? (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop (performer: "Welcome to Your Life (Woop, Woop)")
 1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 1996 Married with Children (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Turning Japanese (1996) ... (writer: "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
 1996 Fargo (performer: "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'")
 1995 Father Ted (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grant Unto Him Eternal Rest (1995) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 1995 Billy Madison (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - as George O'Dowd)
 1994 Felidae (performer: "Felidae") / (writer: "Felidae")
 1994 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (performer: "THE CRYING GAME")
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Warrior of the Lost World (1993) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- State of Need (1993) ... (performer: "The Crying Game")
 1993 Ruby in Paradise (performer: "Siempre Te Amare")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1981 - 1992) (writer - 2 episodes, 1983 - 1986)
- Episode dated 10 September 1992 (1992) ... (performer: "The Crying Game")
- Episode dated 13 March 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Move Away")
- Episode dated 22 December 1983 (1983) ... (writer: "Victims")
- Episode dated 26 November 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Yes Tonight Josephine")
 1992 The Crying Game (performer: "The Crying Game")
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7. (lyrics: "Fear Not the Sword My Son") / (music: "Fear Not the Sword My Son") / (performer: "Fear Not the Sword My Son")
 1990 Texasville (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 1989 Valentina (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rembrant e le streghe (1989) ... (performer: "Everything I Own")
 1989 Slaves of New York (performer: "Girlfriend" (end title)) / (writer: "Girlfriend" (end title) - as G. O'Dowd)
 1989 Resurrected (writer: "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" - uncredited)
 1987 Wogan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 November 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "To Be Reborn", "Melting Pot")
 1987 Hiding Out (performer: "Live My Life")
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cowboy George (1986) ... (writer: "God Thank You, Woman", "Move Away", "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd)
 1985 Sogni e bisogni (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Verde luna (1985) ... (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - uncredited)
 1985 Perfect (writer: "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" - as George O'Dowd)
 1985 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tomorrow's Children (1985) ... (writer: "The War Song")
 1984 The Chain (writer: "Karma Chameleon" - as O'Dowd)
 1984 Electric Dreams (writer: "Electric Dreams", "Karma Chameleon" - as George O'Dowd) / (writer: "Love Is Love")
 1984 Genesis: The Mama Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "Karma Chameleon")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Mark Davies and his musical, "Taboo," was performed at The Venue Theatre in Leicester Square, London, England with Gemma Craven, Matt Lucas, Mark White, Paul Baker, Declan Bennett, Joe Docherty, Luke Evans, Michele Hooper, Drew Jaymson, Gail McKinnon, and Mark McGee in the cast. Christopher Renshaw was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 13 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Culture Club

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I know Victoria's Secret - He's a man! See more »

Trivia:

He was in a longtime relationship with Culture Club drummer Jon Moss. See more »

Trademark:

His flamboyant dress sense and brightly colored clothes See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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