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Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong was born in Piedmont, California, a small town surrounded by the city of Oakland, and was raised in Rodeo, California, the youngest of six children of Ollie (Jackson) and Andrew "Andy" Marsicano Armstrong. His father worked as a jazz musician and truck driver for Safeway Inc. to support his family. He died of esophageal cancer... See full bio »
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  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2015) (music - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Final Late Show with David Letterman (2015) ... (lyrics: "Welcome to Paradise" - uncredited) / (music: "Welcome to Paradise" - uncredited)
- Gwyneth Paltrow/American Idiot (2010) ... (writer: "Holiday" - uncredited)
 2014 Sex Tape (writer: "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)")
 2014 Nothing Much to Do (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dear Benedick (2014) ... (writer: "Oh Love")
 2014 Silicon Valley (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency (2014) ... (writer: "Minority" - uncredited)
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "When Will I Be Loved")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (writer: "21 Guns")
 2013 Broadway Idiot (Documentary) (performer: "Kids!", "Send in the Clowns")
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (writer: "The Forgotten")
 2005-2012 CSI: NY (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Unspoken (2012) ... (writer: "Stop When the Red Lights Flash", "Amy", "Nightlife", "The Forgotten", "Kill the DJ" - uncredited)
- Supply & Demand (2005) ... (writer: "Holiday")
 2012 The Campaign (writer: "99 Revolutions")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cançons infantils (2012) ... (writer: "American Idiot")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)", "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" (uncredited))
 2012 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (writer: "Letterbomb")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV's Funniest Neighbours (2011) ... (writer: "Know Your Enemy", "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" - uncredited)
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Wake Me Up When September Ends" - uncredited)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.137 (2010) ... (writer: "Letterbomb")
- Episode #2.115 (2010) ... (writer: "Last of the American Girls")
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.5 (2010) ... (writer: "Last of the American Girls")
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Boulevard of Broken Dreams", "American Idiot", "Holiday", "Know Your Enemy")
 2010 Green Day: Rock Band (Video Game) (lyrics: "Burnout", "Having a Blast", "Chump", "Longview", "Welcome to Paradise", "Pulling Teeth", "Basket Case", "She", "Sassafras Roots", "When I Come Around", "Coming Clean", "In The End", "F.O.D.", "American Idiot", "Jesus of Suburbia", "Holiday", "Boulevard of Broken Dreams", "Are We The Waiting", "St. Jimmy", "Give Me Novocaine", "She's A Rebel", "Extraordinary Girl", "Letterbomb", "Wake Me Up When September Ends", "Homecoming", "Whatsername", "Minority", "Warning", "Hitchin' A Ride", "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)", "Nice Guys Finish Last", "Brain Stew", "Jaded", "Geek Stink Breath", "Song of the Century", "21st Century Breakdown", "Before the Lobotomy", "Last Night on Earth", "Peacemaker", "Murder City", "Viva La Gloria (Little Girl)", "Restless Heart Syndrome", "Horseshoes and Handgrenades", "The Static Age", "American Eulogy", "See The Light", "21 Guns", "Know Your Enemy", "East Jesus Nowhere", "Last of the American Girls", "Viva La Gloria", "Christian's Inferno")
  Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #5.22 (2010) ... (performer: "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)") / (writer: "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)")
 2010 Waiting for 'Superman' (Documentary) (writer: "American Idiot")
 2009 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Secret Santa (2009) ... (writer: "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - uncredited)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (writer: "21 Guns")
 2009 The Hills (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Playmates Bring the Drama (2009) ... (writer: "Know Your Enemy")
 2008 Ketnetpop (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ketnetpop: Het concert (2008) ... (writer: "American Idiot")
 2007 The Last Lap (Video documentary short) (writer: "Time of Your Life (Good Riddance)" - uncredited)
 2007 Shoot 'Em Up (writer: "Private Hell" - as Billy Joe Armstrong)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (writer: "American Idiot")
 2007 Surf's Up (writer: "Holiday", "Welcome to Paradise")
 2007 Punk's Not Dead (Documentary) (writer: "Welcome to Paradise")
 2006 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- První finále: Hity 21. století (2006) ... (writer: "Boulevard of Broken Dreams")
 2006 Accepted (writer: "Holiday")
 2006 Stick It (writer: "Brain Stew")
 2005 American Wasteland (Video Game) (writer: "Holiday")
 2005 Meet the Barkers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Moving Day for the Barkers! (2005) ... (writer: "Warning")
 2005 The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "American Idiot") / (performer: "Across the Universe")
 2004 The 2004 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - uncredited)
 2004 High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robert Englund (2004) ... (writer: "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" - uncredited)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Longview", "Time of Your Life (Good Riddance)")
 2001 The Go-Go's: Live in Central Park (Video documentary) (writer: "Unforgiven")
 2001 American Pie 2 (writer: "Scumbag")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "Blood, Sex And Booze")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Girl Who Hits Joey (1999) ... (performer: "Angel and the Jerk" - uncredited)
 1999 Varsity Blues (writer: "Nice Guys Finish Last")
  När karusellerna sover (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1998) (music - 1 episode, 1998)
- Episode #1.10 (1998) ... (lyrics: "Redundant") / (music: "Redundant")
 1998 Dirty Work (writer: "Burnout")
 1996 Joe's Apartment (writer: "86")
 1995 The Jerky Boys (lyrics: "2,000 Light Years Away" - as Billie Joe)
 1973 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chet Atkins (1973) ... (writer: "Where No One Stands Alone")
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Green Day Single: "Wake Me Up When September Ends" [June 2005] [from the album, "American Idiot"] See more »

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Alternate Names:

Green Day | Billie Joe


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A lot of people, when they talk to me, I can't wait for them to shut up. Like, "Shut up. you're a moron". They have nothing to say, you know? See more »


Week stint as "St. Jimmy" ended on October 3, 2010. Green Day went back on tour to promote "21st Century Breakdown". See more »


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