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Dave Alvin was born on November 11, 1955 in Downey, California, USA as David Albert Alvin. See full bio »
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 2014 The Judge (writer: "Long White Cadillac")
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Singapore Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: "Dark Night" - uncredited)
 2010 Sheltered (writer: "My Heart's Too Easy to Break")
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Beyond Here Lies Nothin' (2009) ... (performer: "Marie Marie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Marie Marie" - uncredited)
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Free or Die (2006) ... (writer: "4th of July")
 2005 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (performer: "Out of Control") / (writer: "Out of Control")
 2004 Gran Turismo 4 (Video Game) (writer: "So Long Baby Goodbye")
  Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- You Never Know (2003) ... ("Dark Eyes")
- The Will (2001) ... (writer: "So Long Baby, Goodbye")
 1992-1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Historobohu (Tohu 1-7 bzw. 50) (1998) ... (writer: "Marie, Marie" - uncredited)
- Tohu-Nacht Revue 1990-1997 (1997) ... (writer: "Marie, Marie" - uncredited)
- Kapitel 6 (1992) ... (writer: "Marie, Marie" - uncredited)
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (arranger: "Love Theme From Mystery Science Theater 3000" - as David Alvin) / (performer: "Love Theme From Mystery Science Theater 3000" - as David Alvin)
 1996 From Dusk Till Dawn (writer: "Dark Night")
 1991 Thelma & Louise (writer: "Little Honey" - as David Alvin)
 1988 Bull Durham (writer: "So Long Baby, Goodbye")
 1987 Wall Street (performer: "BURNING GUITAR") / (writer: "BURNING GUITAR")
 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me (writer: "MARIE, MARIE")
 1986 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Faces (1986) ... (writer: "Rock and Roll Will Stand")
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whatever Works (1985) ... (writer: "Dark Night" - uncredited)
 1985 Roadhouse 66 (writer: "MARIE, MARIE")
 1984 Streets of Fire (writer: "BLUE SHADOWS")
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Guitarist, songwriter for the seminal 1980s blues rock band, The Blasters. When he left the band after a disagreement with his brother, lead singer Phil Alvin, he launched a solo career as a singer and producer. He won a Grammy in the Best Traditional Folk album category in 2001.

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