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Iggy Pop

Legendary Rock 'n' Roll wildman and substance abuser. Recorded a series of classic rock albums with The Stooges and later as a solo artist. Worked extensively with David Bowie. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Trainspotting Soundtrack
The Cabin in the Woods
Lords of Dogtown
Lords of Dogtown Soundtrack
War Dogs
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 2016/I Gold (performer: "Gold") / (writer: "Gold")
 2016 War Dogs (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "The Passenger")
 2015 Far Out (writer: "I'm Sick Of You", "Gimme Danger", "Real Cool Time", "Loose", "T.V. Eye")
 2015/II Focus (writer: "Gimme Danger")
 2015 The Diary of a Teenage Girl (writer: "Down on the Street")
 2014 Bill the Galactic Hero (performer: "Bill the Galactic Superhero" - as Iggy Pop and The Intergalactic Troll) / (writer: "Bill the Galactic Superhero")
 2014 If I Stay (performer: "The Passenger")
 2014 Electric Slide (performer: "Five Foot One", "The Endless Sea") / (writer: "Five Foot One")
 2014 Barbecue ("The passenger")
 2014/I Predestination (writer: "1970 (I Feel Alright)" - as James Osterberg)
 2013 CBGB (writer: "1969", "I Wanna Be Your Dog", "Dirt" - as James Osterberg)
 2013 Les gamins (performer: "Lust for Life") / (writer: "Lust for Life" - as Pop)
 2012 Dark Shadows (writer: "I'm Sick of You")
 2012 The Three Stooges (writer: "3 Stooges")
 2012 The Cabin in the Woods (performer: "She's A Business") / (writer: "She's A Business")
 2011 La kryptonite nella borsa (performer: "Lust For Life" (remastered)) / (writer: "Lust For Life" (remastered))
 2011 Getting That Girl (writer: "Punkrocker")
 2011 This Must Be the Place (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "The Passenger" - as J. Osterberg)
 2011 Sucker Punch (writer: "SEARCH AND DESTROY")
 2010 Faster (performer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog") / (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 2010 The Virginity Hit (performer: "Oh My God")
 2010 Arthur 3: la guerre des deux mondes (performer: "Rebel Rebel")
 2010 The Runaways (writer: "Gimme Danger", "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 2009 Suck (performer: "Success") / (writer: "Success", "T.V.Eye")
 2009 Endless Bummer (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2008 Transporter 3 (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog" - as James Osterberg)
 2007 Sultanes del Sur (writer: "Aisha" - as James Osterberg)
 2007 Halloween (performer: "1969 (Live)") / (writer: "1969 (Live)")
 2007 Shoot 'Em Up (performer: "Private Hell") / (writer: "Private Hell")
 2007 Control (as James Osterberg, "Sister Midnight") / (performer: "Sister Midnight")
 2007 Graduation (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "The Passenger" - as James Osterberg)
 2007 Eight Miles High (writer: "We Will Fall" - as J. Osterberg)
 2006 Smokin' Aces (writer: "Down On The Street" - as James Osterberg)
 2006 GAL (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang" - as James Osterberg)
 2006 The Night of the White Pants (writer: "Search and Destroy" - as Iggy)
 2006/I Sleeping Dogs Lie (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 2005 The Weather Man (performer: "The Passenger" (1977)) / (writer: "The Passenger" (1977))
 2005 Bang Bang Orangutang (writer: "Dirt", "I Wanna Be Your Dog" - as James Newell Osterberg)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (writer: "Lust for Life")
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (performer: "Success") / (writer: "Loose", "T.V. Eye" - as James Osterberg Jr.) / (writer: "Success")
 2005 House of Wax (writer: "Dirt" - as James Osterberg)
 2005 The Jacket (performer: "We Have All the Time in the World")
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (writer: "Search and Destroy")
 2004 Narco (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 2004 Friday Night Lights (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 2003 School of Rock (as James Osterberg Jr., "T.V. Eye")
 2003 Wonderland (performer: "Search and Destroy" (1973) - as Iggy) / (writer: "Search and Destroy" (1973))
 2003 Stander (writer: "Raw Power")
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes (performer: "Louie Louie") / (writer: "Down on the Street" - as J. Osterberg)
 2003 Janis et John (lyrics: "Tonight") / (performer: "Tonight")
 2003 Haggard (performer: "Search and Destroy" - as Iggy) / (writer: "Search and Destroy")
 2003 Rugrats Go Wild ("Lust for Life")
 2003 16 Years of Alcohol (writer: "Raw Power")
 2003 Prey for Rock & Roll (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 2003 A Guy Thing (writer: "Lust For Life")
 2002 Killer Barbys vs. Dracula (writer: "Candy")
 2002 24 Hour Party People (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "No Fun", "The Passenger" - as James Osterberg)
 2001 Om inte (performer: "The Passenger) / (writer: "The Passenger)
 2001 Knockaround Guys (writer: "Down on the Street" - as James Osterberg, Jr.)
 2001 He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (writer: "The Passenger")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (performer: "I've Gotta Be Me")
 2001 Intimacy (performer: "Consolation Prizes" (1977), "Penetration" (1973), "No Sense of Crime" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Consolation Prizes" (1977), "Penetration" (1973) - as J. Osterberg) / (writer: "No Sense of Crime" - uncredited)
 2001 Save the Last Dance ("Bad Boyz")
 2000 When Brendan Met Trudy (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "The Passenger")
 2000 Almost Famous (writer: "Search and Destroy")
 1998 The Rugrats Movie (performer: "This World Is Something New to Me")
 1998 Radiofreccia (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "The Passenger")
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "1969", "Little Doll", "We Will Fall")
 1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog" - as James Osterberg Jr.)
 1998 Whatever (performer: "Gimme Danger") / (writer: "Gimme Danger")
 1998 23 (performer: "The Passenger") / (writer: "The Passenger" - as Osterberg)
 1998 Velvet Goldmine (writer: "Gimme Danger") / (writer: "T.V. Eye" - as James Osterberg Jr.)
 1998 Wild Things (performer: "Louie, Louie")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "China Girl")
 1998 Great Expectations (performer: "Success") / (writer: "Success")
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (performer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog") / (producer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog") / (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog" - as J. Osterberg)
 1996 Basquiat (performer: "Lust for Life") / (writer: "Lust for Life")
 1996 Trainspotting (lyrics: "Lust for Life", "Nightclubbing") / (music: "Lust for Life", "Nightclubbing") / (performer: "Lust for Life", "Nightclubbing")
 1995 The Babysitter (performer: "HATE") / (writer: "HATE")
 1995 Clueless (performer: "Real Wild Child (Wild One)")
 1995 Batman Forever (writer: "The Passenger")
 1995 Tank Girl (performer: "Wild, Wild Thing") / (writer: "Wild, Wild Thing")
 1993 Arizona Dream (performer: "In The Death Car", "Get the Money", "TV Screen", "This Is a Film") / (writer: "In The Death Car", "Get the Money", "TV Screen", "This Is a Film")
 1991 The Lovers on the Bridge (performer: "Strong Girl") / (writer: "Strong Girl")
 1991 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (performer: "Why Was I Born? (Freddy's Dead)") / (producer: "Why Was I Born? (Freddy's Dead)") / (writer: "Why Was I Born? (Freddy's Dead)")
 1991 Problem Child 2 (performer: "Real Wild Child")
 1990 Hardware (performer: "Cold Metal", "Bad Life") / (writer: "Cold Metal")
 1990 Problem Child (performer: "REAL WILD CHILD")
 1989 Shocker (performer: "Love Transfusion")
 1989 Black Rain (performer: "LIVING ON THE EDGE OF THE NIGHT")
 1989 Slaves of New York (lyrics: "Fall in Love with Me") / (performer: "Fall in Love with Me")
 1988 Crocodile Dundee II (performer: "Real Wild Child (Wild One)")
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (performer: "Real Wild Child")
 1986 Dogs in Space (performer: "Dog Food", "Endless Sea") / (writer: "Dog Food")
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Dog")
 1985 The Boys Next Door (performer: "I Got Nothin'") / (writer: "I Got Nothin'")
 1985 Just One of the Guys (writer: "Down on the Street" - as James Osterberg)
 1985 Desperately Seeking Susan (lyrics: "LUST FOR LIFE") / (performer: "LUST FOR LIFE")
 1984 Repo Man (performer: "Repo Man Theme Song") / (writer: "Repo Man Theme Song")
 1983 The Hunger (performer: "Funtime") / (writer: "Funtime")
 1983 Rock & Rule (performer: "Pain & Suffering") / (writer: "Pain & Suffering")
 1980 Up the Academy (lyrics: "Gimme Danger", "Night Theme") / (music: "Gimme Danger", "Night Theme") / (performer: "Gimme Danger", "Night Theme")
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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 11 Interviews | 16 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Iguanas


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Touring is hard work and I won't kid you - we put a lot into it, but it's just been really, really good. We're really fucking good! I don't usually like bragging, but we're good. [But in Barcelona in 2012] I was irritated about something and I wanted to make an impression, so I unwisely tried to do a dive off a ten-foot stage. I cracked skulls with some bald guy. There was a lot of blood and I ... See more »


Now famous for his crazed behavior in the late 60s and 70s, much of Iggy's craziness was fueled by his addiction to heroin. Iggy would often mutilate himself, roll around in peanut butter or broken glass, throw himself offstage (and once down a flight of stairs), bend his body like a pretzel, hump his amps, go naked, and insult the audience. Offstage, he did little else other shoot heroin and ... See more »


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