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Marc Bolan (1947–1977)

Mark Feld, born in London, was always destined to be a star. Even as a teenager he was already seeking fame. Well known as a sharp dresser, he was employed by a modeling agency and became a "John Temple Boy", wearing John Temple suits in their catalogs as well as becoming a cardboard cutout displayed in their shop windows. Many initial attempts to... See full bio »

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 2014 The Quiet Ones (writer: "Telegram Sam")
 2013 Grudge Match (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2013 Delivery Man (writer: "Light Of Love")
 2013 Dallas Buyers Club (writer: "Life Is Strange", "Ballrooms of Mars", "Main Man")
 2013/II Drift (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2013 The Look of Love (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #21.56 (2012) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.143 (2012) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.137 (2012) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
- Amy Adams/Rocket City Rednecks/Miranda Lambert (2011) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.14 (2011) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2012 Unforgettable: The Sweeney (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Children of the Revolution" - uncredited)
 2012 Frances Ha (writer: "Chrome Sitar")
 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (writer: "Celebrate Summer")
 2012 Turn Back Time: The Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1970s (2012) ... (writer: "I Love to Boogie", "Get It On")
 2012 Dark Shadows (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)")
 2012 Any Day Now (writer: "Telegram Sam", "Buck Mackane")
 2011 Fresh Meat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Children of the Revolution" - uncredited)
 2011 Punta Escarlata (TV Series) (writer: "Ballroom of Mars")
 2011 Alphas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (writer: "20th Century Boy" - uncredited)
 2011 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The British Grand Prix (2011) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
 2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bhutto (2011) ... (writer: "Get it On (Bang A Gong)")
 2011 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nerdy Little Secrets (2011) ... (writer: "Bang A Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
 2011 Immigrants' Children Will Always Break Their Parents Hearts (Short) (writer: "Children of the Revolution")
 2011 Drive Angry (writer: "Laser Love")
 2010 Corruption.Gov (writer: "Jeepster")
 2010 Wishful Drinking (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get it On)")
 2010 The Hooker with a Heart of Gold (performer: "Bang a Gong" - as T.Rex)
 2010 Neds (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2010 Somewhere (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (writer: "Teenage Dream")
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2010 Frankie & Alice (writer: "Telegram Sam", "Metal Guru")
 2010 Cemetery Junction (writer: "Life's A Gas")
 2010 Barney's Version (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get it On)")
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (writer: "CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION")
 2009 Whiteout (writer: "Laser Love")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (writer: "Bang A Gong (Get It On)")
 2009 New in Town (writer: "20th Century Boy")
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- New York, New York (2008) ... (performer: "20th Century Boy" - uncredited) / (writer: "20th Century Boy" - uncredited)
- Last Days of Summer (2007) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On) " - uncredited)
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows? (2008) ... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" - uncredited)
 2008 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2008 Wicked Lake (writer: "Bang A Gong")
 2008 The Bank Job (writer: "Get It On")
 2008 Remarkable Power (writer: "Mambo Sun")
 2007 Death Proof (writer: "Jeepster")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (2007) ... (writer: "Divina/Los bailes de Marte (Ballrooms of Mars)")
 2007 Grindhouse (writer: "Jeepster" - uncredited)
 2007 Hot Fuzz (writer: "Solid Gold Easy Action")
 2006 Torvill & Dean's Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (writer: "I Love To Boogie")
 2006 Click (writer: "20th Century Boy" (1973))
 2006 The Break-Up (writer: "Mambo Sun")
 2006 The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Children of the Revolution") / (writer: "Children of the Revolution")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer: "Jeepster")
 2005 Jarhead (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)")
 2005 Breakfast on Pluto (writer: "Children of the Revolution" (1972))
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (writer: "Metal Guru")
 2005 Nearing Grace (performer: "Bang a Gong (Get it On)") / (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get it On)")
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2004 Wolf (performer: "20th Century Boy") / (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 2003 School of Rock ("Ballrooms of Mars")
 2003 Wonderland (performer: "20th Century Boy" (1973) - as T.Rex) / (writer: "20th Century Boy" (1973))
 2003 Janis and John (writer: "Cosmic Dancer")
 2003 Liquid Assets (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kylie's Millions (2003) ... (writer: "Children of the Revolution" - uncredited)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: " (Bang A Gong) Get It On")
 2002 Moonlight Mile (writer: "Twentieth Century Boy")
 2002 Spun ("Rock On")
 2002 Laurel Canyon (writer: "Planet Queen" (1971))
 2002 The Trip (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Children Of The Revolution")
 2001 Someone Like You... (writer: "Bang a Gong (Get It On)")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (writer: "Children of the Revolution")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Get It On") / (writer: "Get It On")
 2000 Billy Elliot (lyrics: "Children of the Revolution", "Cosmic Dancer", "Get It On", "I Love to Boogie", "Ride A White Swan") / (music: "Children of the Revolution", "Cosmic Dancer", "Get It On", "I Love to Boogie", "Ride A White Swan")
 2000 Risk (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 1999 Bauhaus: Gotham (Video) (writer: "Telegram Sam")
 1999 Gigantics (writer: "Twentieth Century Boy")
 1999 The Match (writer: "Hot Love")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "20th Century Boy")
 1999 This Year's Love (writer: "Get It On")
 1998 The Acid House (performer: "Hot Love") / (writer: "Hot Love")
 1998 The Truman Show ("Twentieth Century Boy")
 1998 Velvet Goldmine (writer: "Cosmic Dancer", "Diamond Meadows", "20th Century Boy")
 1997 The Girl with Brains in Her Feet (writer: "Get It On", "Dreamy Lady", "Ride a White Swan", "Solid Gold Easy Action", "Cosmic Dancer", "By the Light")
 1996 TFI Friday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 June 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Life's a Gas" - uncredited)
 1996 Children of the Revolution (performer: "Children of the Revolution")
 1996 Breaking the Waves (writer: "Hot Love")
 1995 Blue Juice (writer: "Get It On" - as Bolan)
 1994 The Stöned Age (writer: "Bang A Gong (Get It On)")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- At the Movies (1993) ... (writer: "Bang A Gong")
 1992 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Abteilung 9 (1992) ... (writer: "Get It On" - uncredited)
 1986 Joey (writer: "Jeepster")
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whatever Works (1985) ... (writer: "Get It On (Bang A Gong)" - uncredited)
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Get it on")
 1983 Get Crazy (writer: "Metal Guru")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1971 - 1976) (performer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode dated 7 October 1976 (1976) ... (writer: "Laser Love")
- Episode dated 17 June 1976 (1976) ... (performer: "I Love to Boogie" - as T. Rex)
- Episode dated 8 July 1971 (1971) ... (writer: "Get it On")
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (writer: "Jeepster" (1971))
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Other Works:

(Book of Poetry) "Warlock of Love"

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 6 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

T. Rex | T-Rex

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on the death of Elvis Presley] Often badly promoted, badly advised, and obscenely produced in his last years - or so it seemed to me - he was led down the drain by whoever stuck him on the treadmill of these terrible Hollywood musicals and tried to turn him into a sort of Jayne Mansfield. It's sad that he's gone but probably better that he went before he turned into the Bing Crosby of ... See more »

Trivia:

Girlfriend, American singer Gloria Jones, had child called Rolan Bolan (b. 26 September 1975). See more »

Trademark:

His curly mop of cork-screw hair See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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