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Pat Benatar was born Patricia Andrzejewski in Brooklyn and raised in suburban Lindenhurst, Long Island. Her mother Millie had sacrificed her own career as an opera singer to bring up Pat and son Andrew. Years later, it was Pat who singing classical, honing the powers of her 4.5-octave voice as a member of Lindenhurst High's musical-theater ... See full bio »
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 2014 Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Fresh Heir (2014) ... (performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" - uncredited)
 2013 The Sing-Off (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2013) ... (performer: "We Belong")
 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 October 2013 (2013) ... (performer: "Heartbreaker")
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot")
 2012 Rage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Grinspoon Guest Program Rage II (2012) ... (performer: "Love Is a Battlefield")
 2011-2012 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Battle for Bludhaven #5-6 (2012) ... ("Love is a Battlefield")
- The New Teen Titans Anti-Drug PSA (2012) ... ("Hell is for Children")
- Spawn #1 (2011) ... ("We Belong")
 2011 Regular Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Go Viral (2011) ... (performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot")
 2010 Dirty Girl (performer: "Shadows Of The Night")
 2010 Step Up 3D (performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" - uncredited)
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (performer: "Love Is A Battlefield", "All Fired Up" (uncredited)) / (writer: "All Fired Up" - uncredited)
 2010 Blue Valentine (performer: "We Belong")
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dan Daly (2010) ... (performer: "We Belong" - uncredited)
 2009 The Vodka Girls (Short) ("Love Is A Battlefield")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (performer: "Love Is A Battlefield")
 2006-2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Top 16 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Heartbreaker")
- Top 6 Results (2007) ... (performer: "Heartbreaker")
- Top 10 Perform (2006) ... (performer: "We Belong")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (performer: "Heartbreaker")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (performer: "Heartbreaker")
 2008 The Informers (performer: "Shadows of the Night")
 2008 Psych (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller? (2008) ... (performer: "Love is a Battlefield")
 2007 Midnight Heat (performer: "Love Is A Battlefield")
 2007 Chuck (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Imported Hard Salami (2007) ... ("Heartbreaker", uncredited)
 2007 Nobel Son (writer: "Hell Is for Children")
 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (performer: "We Belong" (1990))
 2006 Dynasty Reunion: Catfights & Caviar (TV Movie) (performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" - uncredited)
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (performer: "We Belong", "Love is a Battlefield")
 2005 Sleeper Cell (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hijack (2005) ... ("Hit me with your best shot")
 2004 13 Going on 30 (performer: "Love is a Battlefield")
 2004 Bring It on Again (Video) (performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot")
 2003 Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection (Video) (performer: "You Better Run", "I'm Gonna Follow You", "Fire And Ice", "Promises In The Dark", "Precious Time", "Shadows Of The Night", "Anxiety (Get Nervous)", "Little Too Late", "Love Is A Battlefield", "Lipstick Lies", "We Belong", "Ohh Ohh Song", "Painted Desert", "Invincible" (Theme from The Legend Of Billie Jean), "Sex As A Weapon", "Le Bel Age", "All Fired Up", "One Love (Song For The Lion)", "Don't Walk Away", "Let's Stay Together", "True Love", "Somebody's Baby", "Strawberry Wine", "Christmas In America") / (writer: "Fire And Ice", "Promises In The Dark", "Ohh Ohh Song", "Let's Stay Together", "True Love", "Somebody's Baby", "Strawberry Wine", "Christmas In America")
 2003 The Italian Job (performer: "Heartbreaker")
 2003 Charmed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lucky Charmed (2003) ... (performer: "Heartbreaker" - uncredited)
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Strong Arms of the Ma (2003) ... (performer: "Love Is a Battlefield" - uncredited)
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1983 (2002) ... (performer: "Love Is a Battlefield")
 2002 Pat Benatar: Best Shots - The Videos (Video) (performer: "We Belong") / (writer: "Fire and Ice", "Promises in the Dark", "Ohh Ohh Song", "Let's Stay Together", "True Love", "Somebody's Baby", "Strawberry Wine", "Christmas in America")
 2002 Pat Benatar: Summer Vacation (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Treat Me Right", "I Need A Lover", "We Live For Love", "Girl", "I Won't", "We Belong", "Love Is A Battlefield", "True Love", "Out Of The Ruins", "Hell Is For Children", "Heartbreaker", "Please Don't Leave Me", "Promises In The Dark", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "All Fired Up") / (writer: "Treat Me Right", "I Won't", "True Love", "Out Of The Ruins", "Hell Is For Children", "Please Don't Leave Me", "Promises In The Dark")
 2002 Hysterical Blindness (TV Movie) (performer: "Invincible")
 2000 An Extremely Goofy Movie (Video) (performer: "Future's So Bright Gotta Wear Shades")
 1999 Never Been Kissed (performer: "Heartbreaker")
 1998 Mr. Music (TV Movie) (performer: "Only You", "River of Love", "Strawberry Wine")
 1998 Small Soldiers (performer: "Love Is A Battlefield (Kay Gee Remix)")
 1994 Twogether (performer: "So Long")
 1992 Baywatch (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Masquerade (1992) ... ("Evening", uncredited)
 1990 Texasville (performer: "Hell Is For Children") / (writer: "Hell Is For Children")
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- And the Winner Is... (1990) ... (performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" - uncredited)
 1985-1988 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Bad Timing (1988) ... (performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" - uncredited)
- A Bullet for Crockett (1988) ... (performer: "Diamond Field" - uncredited)
- The Dutch Oven (1985) ... (performer: "Diamond Field" - uncredited)
- Milk Run (1985) ... (performer: "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" - uncredited)
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie) (performer: "You Better Run")
 1987 The Secret of My Succe$s (performer: "Sometimes the Good Guys Finish First") / (writer: "Sometimes the Good Guys Finish First")
 1987 The Stepfather (performer: "Run Between the Raindrops" (1985))
 1986 Women in Rock (Video documentary) (performer: "You Better Run", "Love Is a Battlefield")
 1985 Children of the Night (TV Movie) (performer: "Hell is for Children")
 1985 The Legend of Billie Jean (performer: "Invincible")
 1985 Surviving (TV Movie) (performer: "We Belong")
 1984 Pat Benatar: Hit Videos (Video short) (performer: "ANXIETY (GET NERVOUS)", "LIPSTICK LIES", "SHADOWS OF THE NIGHT", "LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD")
 1984 Heartbreakers (performer: "Love Is a Battlefield")
  The Other Side of the Tracks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1984) (writer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Episode dated 11 February 1984 (1984) ... (performer: "Heartbreaker", "We Live for Love", "Hit Me with Your Best Shot", "I'm Gonna Follow You", "Hell Is for Children", "Fire and Ice", "Shadows of the Night", "Love Is a Battlefield" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hell Is for Children", "Fire and Ice" - uncredited)
 1983 The Tube (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1983) ... (performer: "Anxiety (Get Nervous)", "Shadows of the Night", "Heartbreaker")
 1982 Spring Fever (performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot")
 1982 An Officer and a Gentleman (performer: "Treat Me Right" (1980)) / (writer: "Treat Me Right" (1980) - as P. Benatar)
 1981 Gas (performer: "Hit Me With Your Best Shot")
 1981 American Pop (performer: "Hell Is for Children") / (writer: "Hell Is for Children")
 1980 He Knows You're Alone (performer: "Hell Is for Children" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hell Is for Children" - uncredited)
 1980 Roadie (performer: "You Better Run")
 1980 Up the Academy (performer: "We Live For Love")
 1927 Metropolis (performer: "Here's My Heart")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(6/10) Book: "Between a Heart and a Rock Place". See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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Most chick-singers say "If you hurt me, I'll die"...I say, if you hurt me, I'll kick your ass. See more »


Her video for "You Better Run" was the second music video to be aired by MTV on August 1, 1981. See more »


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