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Brian Eno


Regarded as one of the best producers and musicians in rock history, Eno started his career in 1971 with Roxy Music. The band released two albums, "Roxy Music" and "For Your Pleasure", with the two Brians in the lineup (the other one was, of course, lead singer Bryan Ferry); a conflict between the two Brians forced Eno to leave Roxy Music in 1973.... See full bio »
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 2009-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- You Don't Have to Live Like a Referee (2014) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
- Homer the Whopper (2009) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2014 Futuro Beach (writer: "Heroes")
 2014 Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Seventies (2014) ... (performer: "Seven Deadly Finns")
 2013 Alf Poier: Backstage (Video) (music: "An Ending (Ascent)")
 2013 Lone Survivor (writer: "Heroes")
 2010-2013 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Road Trips (2013) ... (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans" - uncredited)
- Kid Went Nuts! (2010) ... (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans")
- Paul's Birthday Present (2010) ... (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans")
- The Ballad of Rikki Rash (2010) ... (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans")
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans")
 2011-2013 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kirkwood 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Hurts Like Heaven")
- Halloween 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Cemeteries of London", "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
 2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dynamic Duets (2012) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (writer: "Heroes")
 2012 Dormant Beauty (writer: "Abdulmajid")
 2012 London Calling (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fuck Art Let's Dance (2012) ... (writer: "Fantastic Voyage" - uncredited)
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (writer: "Crosseyed and Painless")
 2012 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Good Deed (2012) ... (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans" - uncredited)
 2012 The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Princess of China", "Paradise")
 2011 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La última batalla de macho Montés (2011) ... (writer: "Heroes")
 2011 Misfits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (2011) ... (performer: "Lay My Love" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Emma Stone/Coldplay (2011) ... (writer: "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
- Megan Fox/U2 (2009) ... (music: "Moment of Surrender" - uncredited)
 2011 The Lady (lyrics: "Slug") / (music: "Slug")
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.23 (2011) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2011 The Change-Up (writer: "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall")
 2011 Olympics 2012: One Year to Go (TV Movie) (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2011 The Green Hornet (writer: "Heroes")
 2010 Wir sind Kaiser (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ein Fest für Österreich (2010) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2010 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Being Adam (2010) ... (writer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2010 Neue Vahr Süd (TV Movie) (writer: "Heroes")
 2010 Helsinki Twilight 1984 (Documentary) (writer: "Warszawa")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2010 Worried About the Boy (TV Movie) (writer: "Heroes")
 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (performer: "HOME", "LIFE IS LONG", "STRANGE OVERTONES", "MY BIG NURSE", "I FEEL MY STUFF") / (writer: "HOME", "LIFE IS LONG", "STRANGE OVERTONES", "MY BIG NURSE", "I FEEL MY STUFF")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 2010 Shutter Island (performer: "THE LOST DAY" (1982), "LIZARD POINT" (1982)) / (writer: "THE LOST DAY" (1982), "LIZARD POINT" (1982))
 2010 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.95 (2010) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Wesley Clovis (2009) ... (performer: "Home" - uncredited) / (writer: "Home" - uncredited)
 2009/I Brothers ("Winter" (2009)) / (arranger: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited) / (lyrics: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited) / (music: "White As Snow" (2009) - uncredited) / (producer: "Bad" (1984), "Winter" (2009), "White As Snow" (2009) (uncredited))
 2009 The Lovely Bones (performer: "1/1" (1978), "The Great Pretender" (1974), "Baby's on Fire" (1973), "Third Uncle" (1974), "The Secret Place" (1983), "The Big Ship" (1975), "First Light", "Third Uncle", "The Great Pretender", "Baby's on Fire", "The Secret Place", "Emerald and Stone") / (writer: "1/1" (1978), "The Great Pretender" (1974), "Baby's on Fire" (1973), "Third Uncle" (1974), "The Secret Place" (1983), "The Big Ship" (1975), "First Light", "Third Uncle", "The Great Pretender", "Baby's on Fire", "The Secret Place", "Emerald and Stone")
 2009 The Cove (Documentary) (writer: "Heroes")
 2009 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Suburbs (2009) ... (writer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (performer: "Sky Saw", "Another Green World") / (writer: "Sky Saw", "Another Green World")
 2008/III Full Circle (Short) (performer: "An Ending (Ascent)") / (writer: "An Ending (Ascent)")
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (lyrics: "Corpse (These Chains Are Way Too Long)") / (music: "Corpse (These Chains Are Way Too Long)")
 2008 Make-Out with Violence (writer: "St. Elmo's Fire")
 2008 Otis (writer: "The Great Curve" - as Brian Peter George Eno)
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 11 episodes, 2006 - 2008) (writer - 11 episodes, 2006 - 2008)
- Tetzaveh (2008) ... (performer: "Asian River" - as Eno) / (writer: "Asian River" - as Eno)
- BeShalach (2008) ... (performer: "Where We Lived", "Marine Radio", "Like Organza", "Garden Recalled" - as Eno) / (writer: "Where We Lived", "Marine Radio", "Like Organza", "Garden Recalled" - as Eno)
- VaYechi (2006) ... (writer: "Always Forever Now")
- MiKetz (2006) ... (performer: "Theme for Creation", "Garden Recalled" - as Eno) / (writer: "Theme for Creation", "Garden Recalled" - as Eno)
- VaYeshev (2006) ... (performer: "Late October", "Foreshadowed") / (writer: "Late October", "Foreshadowed")
 2008 Jonathan Meades - Magnetic North (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2008 Blodigt jävla helvete (writer: "Art Decade")
 2008 The Escapist (producer: "The Escapist")
 2007 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.7 (2007) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 2007 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... (writer: "Heroes")
 2007 U2 3D (Documentary) (music: "Miss Sarajevo")
 2007 Boarding Gate ("Lizard Point", 2/2, "The Heaven Music Corp")
 2007 Control ("Warszawa")
 2007 The Black Donnellys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Each One a Savior (2007) ... (writer: "Heroes")
 2007 Midnight Son (Short) (performer: "Aragon", "The Secret Place") / (writer: "Aragon", "The Secret Place")
 2006 The Stone Council (performer: "First Light") / (writer: "First Light")
 2006 Daft Punk's Electroma (writer: "In Dark Trees")
 2006 Air Guitar Nation (Documentary) (music: "Heroes")
  Salad Fingers (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (writer - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2006)
- Shore Leave (2006) ... (performer: "Lizard Point") / (writer: "Lizard Point")
- Nettles (2004) ... (performer: "Lizard Point") / (writer: "Lizard Point")
 2005 Whatever Happened to the Gender Benders? (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Heroes")
 2005 Square Claire (Short) (performer: "I'll Come Running") / (writer: "I'll Come Running")
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series) (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 2004 Letters of Service (Short) (performer: "Drift", "An Ending (Ascent)") / (writer: "Drift", "An Ending (Ascent)")
 2004 The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "The Big Ship")
 2004 The Butterfly (Short) (performer: "Fleeting Smile")
 2004 Hurricane Festival 2004 (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm Afraid of Americans", "Heroes")
 2004/I Clean ("The Jezebel Spirit") / (performer: "An Ending/Ascent", "Stars", "Spider and I", "Taking Tiger Mountain", "Third Uncle", "The Lost Day", "The Jezebel Spirit") / (writer: "An Ending/Ascent", "Stars", "Spider and I", "Taking Tiger Mountain", "Third Uncle", "The Lost Day")
 2004 Secret Window (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 2004 The Nomi Song (Documentary) (lyrics: "Boys Keep Swinging") / (music: "Boys Keep Swinging")
 2004 The Perfect Score (performer: "Force Marker") / (writer: "Force Marker")
 2003 Koi... Mil Gaya (writer: "Music" - uncredited)
 2003 Headrush (writer: "Your Blue Room" - as Eno)
 2003 Poem: I Set My Foot Upon the Air and It Carried Me (performer: "2/1 AMBIENT 1, from Music for Airports")
 2003 The Boys of 2nd Street Park (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "River Journey") / (writer: "River Journey")
 2002 28 Days Later... (performer: "An Ending (Ascent)") / (writer: "An Ending (Ascent)")
 2001 Last Party 2000 (Documentary) (writer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 2001 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (writer: "Miss Sarajevo")
 2001 The Parole Officer (writer: "Heroes")
 2001 Leap Years (TV Series) (writer: "Once in a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2001 And Your Mother Too ("By This River") / (performer: "By This River")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Elephant Love Medley")
 2001 Exit Wounds (performer: "Force Marker") / (writer: "Force Marker")
 2001 The Son's Room (performer: "By This River") / (writer: "By This River")
 2001 Antitrust (writer: "Heroes")
 2000 Traffic (performer: "An Ending (Ascent)") / (writer: "An Ending (Ascent)")
 2000 The Replacements (writer: "Heroes")
 2000 Jam (TV Series) ("An Ending (Ascent)", "Thursday Afternoon", "Deep Blue Day")
 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel (writer: "Never Let Me Go")
 2000/I The Beach (producer: "Spinning Away") / (writer: "Spinning Away")
 2000 Waking the Dead (performer: "Help Me Somebody") / (writer: "Help Me Somebody")
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane (writer: "Houses in Motion")
 1998 Alice and Martin (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
 1998 Velvet Goldmine (performer: "Needle in the Camel's Eye", "The Fat Lady of Limbourg", "Dead Finks Don't Talk") / (writer: "Needle in the Camel's Eye", "The Fat Lady of Limbourg", "Baby's On Fire", "Dead Finks Don't Talk")
 1998/I Godzilla (writer: "Heroes")
 1998 Up 'n' Under (writer: "Tomorrow" - as Eno)
 1997 Starship Troopers (writer: "I Have Not Been To Oxford Town")
 1997 The Lakes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (writer: "Heroes" - uncredited)
 1997 One Eight Seven (performer: "Fractal Zoom") / (writer: "Fractal Zoom")
 1997 Lost Highway (writer: "I'm Deranged")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "Heroes", "The Heart's Filthy Lesson", "Hallo Spaceboy")
 1996 Basquiat (writer: "A Small Plot of Land")
 1996 Secrets of the X Files, Part 2 (TV Special documentary) (performer: "My Dark Life")
 1996 Trainspotting (performer: "Deep Blue Day") / (writer: "Deep Blue Day")
 1995 Heat (performer: "Late Evening In Jersey", "Force Marker") / (writer: "Late Evening In Jersey", "Force Marker", "Arabic Agony")
 1995 Ghost in the Shell ("One Minute Warning")
 1995 Se7en (writer: "The Hearts Filthy Lesson")
 1995 Showgirls (music: "I'M AFRAID OF AMERICANS")
 1995 Stonewall (performer: "Another Green World" (Arena Theme)) / (writer: "Another Green World" (Arena Theme))
 1995 Beyond the Clouds ("Your Blue Room", "Beach Sequence")
 1995 Safe (performer: "Slow Water") / (writer: "Slow Water")
 1994 Highlander: The Final Dimension (writer: "Honest Joe")
 1991-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kitten with a Whip (1994) ... (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
- Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) ... (writer: "Once in a Lifetime")
  Arena (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 1994) (writer - 1 episode, 1994)
- Philip K Dick: A Day in the Afterlife (1994) ... (performer: "Deep Blue Day") / (writer: "Deep Blue Day")
 1993 Chameleon of Pop: David Bowie Story (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Helden" ("Heroes" in German))
 1993 Indecent Proposal (performer: "All Saints") / (writer: "All Saints")
 1992 Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (Documentary) (writer: "Cross-Eyes and Painless")
 1992 Cool World (performer: "UNDER") / (producer: "UNDER") / (writer: "UNDER")
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary) (arranger: "The Secret Place") / (performer: "Sirens", "Theme for 'Opera'", "Always Returning", "Drift", "An Ending (Ascent)", "Asian River", "Understars", "Stars") / (writer: "Sirens", "Theme for 'Opera'", "Always Returning", "Drift", "An Ending (Ascent)", "Asian River", "Understars", "Stars")
 1988 Married to the Mob (performer: "YOU DON'T MISS YOUR WATER")
 1987 Opera ("White Dakeness", "Balance", "From the Beginning")
 1987 Wall Street ("AMERICA IS WAITING", "MEA CULPA") / (music: "AMERICA IS WAITING", "MEA CULPA") / (performer: "AMERICA IS WAITING", "MEA CULPA")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (writer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1987)
- The Afternoon Plane (1987) ... (performer: "Two Rapid Formations" - uncredited) / (writer: "Two Rapid Formations" - uncredited)
- Shadow in the Dark (1986) ... (performer: "Inland Sea" - uncredited) / (writer: "Inland Sea" - uncredited)
 1987 Dolphins (Short) (writer: "Still Return")
 1986 Dogs in Space (writer: "Sky Saw")
 1986 Castaway (writer: "CHEMISTRY")
 1986 True Stories (producer: "Seen And Not Seen") / (writer: "Buster's Theme", "Seen And Not Seen")
 1986 A Better Tomorrow ("Sparrowfall")
 1986 Unfinished Business (Documentary) (performer: "The Chill Air") / (writer: "The Chill Air")
 1986 Nine 1/2 Weeks (performer: "Ambient Music 1: Music for Airports") / (writer: "Ambient Music 1: Music for Airports", "Voices")
 1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (writer: "ONCE IN A LIFETIME")
 1985 Creation of the Universe (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Theme for Creation", "Chemistry", "1/1") / (writer: "Theme for Creation", "Chemistry", "1/1")
 1985 Static (performer: "Weightless")
 1984 Stop Making Sense (writer: "Once in a Lifetime", "Crosseyed and Painless")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (writer: "Boys Keep Swinging", "Boys Keep Swinging' - uncredited)
 1983 David Bowie: Serious Moonlight (Video documentary) (writer: "Look Back In Anger", "Heroes")
 1983 Breathless (performer: "Wind on Water / Wind on Wind", "Wind on Wind" (Instrumental), "Final Sunset" - as Eno)
 1982 Remembrance (writer: "Aragon", "From the Same Hill")
 1982 A Night at Halsted's (writer: "Look Back in Anger" - uncredited)
 1981 America Is Waiting (Short) (performer: "America is Waiting") / (writer: "America is Waiting")
 1981 Mea Culpa (Short) (writer: "Mea Culpa")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Real Families (1980) ... (writer: "Once In A Lifetime")
 1980 Talking Heads in concerto (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Zimbra", "Drugs", "Crosseyed and Painless", "Houses in Motion", "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)", "The Great Curve")
 1979 The Hard Way (TV Movie) (music: "A Measured Room", "Events In Dense Fog")
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (performer: "Spirits Drifting", "Alternative 3", "M386", "Energy Fools The Magician") / (writer: "Spirits Drifting", "Alternative 3", "M386", "Energy Fools The Magician")
 1979 Radio On (writer: "Heroes/Helden")
 1978 Jubilee (performer: "Slow Water", "Dover Beach") / (producer: "Slow Water", "Dover Beach") / (writer: "Slow Water", "Dover Beach")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 17 November 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Heroes")
- Episode dated 3 November 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Heroes")
- Episode dated 20 October 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Heroes")
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Falsely rumoured to have created "The Microsoft Sound" you hear when Windows 95 starts up. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Roxy Music

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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I'm an atheist, and the concept of god for me is all part of what I call the last illusion. The last illusion is someone knows what is going on. Nearly everyone has that illusion somewhere, and it manifests not only in the terms of the idea that there is a god but that it knows what's going on but that the planets know what's going on. Astrology is part of the last illusion. The obsession with ... See more »

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Coined the term "ambient music", and recorded the album "Ambient 1: Music for Airports", considered to be the first ambient recording ever. See more »

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Creating soundtracks for real and imaginary films See more »

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