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Jack Bruce (II) (1943–2014)

Jack Bruce was born on May 14, 1943 in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland as John Symon Asher Bruce. He was married to Margrit Seyffer and Janet Godfrey. He died on October 25, 2014 in Bures, Suffolk, England. See full bio »

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 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 September 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2013 Lilyhammer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Millwall Brick (2013) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2013/I Blood Ties (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #21.103 (2013) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.7 (2012) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.91 (2012) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.55 (2011) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.102 (2011) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
 2013 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
 2012/I Sparkle (writer: "Sunshine Of Your Love")
 2012 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shaun Micallef Guest Programs Rage (2012) ... (writer: "White Room")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #19.28 (2011) ... (writer: "White Room" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.164 (2011) ... (writer: "White Room" - uncredited)
 2010 Due Date (writer: "The White Room")
 2010/I Tooth Fairy (writer: "SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE")
 2009 Pirate Radio (music: "I Feel Free" (1966) - uncredited)
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dark Side of the Mook (2009) ... (writer: "White Room" - uncredited)
 2008 Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Resurrection (2007) ... (writer: "White Room")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Forever Blue (2006) ... (writer: "White Room")
 1998-2006 7th Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Pain in the Neck (2006) ... (writer: "White Room" - uncredited)
- No Sex, Some Drugs and a Little Rock 'n' Roll (1998) ... (writer: "Sunshine of your Love" - uncredited)
 2006 Comrade Pedersen (writer: "I Feel Free")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer: "White Room")
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (writer: "White Room" - uncredited)
 2005 Great Performances (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cream Reunion Concert (2005) ... (writer: "Sleepy Time Time", "N.S.U.", "Politician", "Deserted Cities of the Heart", "We're Going Wrong", "White Room", "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2003 Festival Express (Documentary) (writer: "Sunshine Of Your Love" - as Bruce)
 2003 School of Rock (as John Bruce, "Sunshine Of Your Love")
 2003 Travelling Light (writer: "Sunshine Of Your Love")
 2003/I The In-Laws (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2002 Eric Clapton: One More Car, One More Rider - Live on Tour 2001 (Video documentary) (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1999-2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Pie-o-My (2002) ... (writer: "Theme for an Imaginary Western")
- Isabella (1999) ... (writer: "I Feel Free")
 2002 El cumple (writer: "White Room" - as Bruce)
 2002 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 30% Iron Chef (2002) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 2002 La bande du drugstore (writer: "Sunshine of your love" - as J. Bruce)
 1999 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I'm with the Band (1999) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1999 Eric Clapton & Friends in Concert: A Benefit for the Crossroads Centre at Antigua (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1998 Without Limits (writer: "I Feel Free")
 1997 Wild Flowers (writer: "In a White Room")
 1997 Eric Clapton: Live in Hyde Park (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "White Room")
 1995 The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Feel Free" - as John Bruce)
 1995 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mother Simpson (1995) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1994 True Lies (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1993 David Bowie: Black Tie White Noise (Video documentary) (writer: "I Feel Free")
 1992 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fat (1992) ... (writer: "Sunshine Of Your Love")
 1991 Eric Clapton: 24 Nights (TV Special documentary) (writer: "White Room", "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1991 Backdraft (writer: "Sunshine Of Your Love")
 1990 Goodfellas (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1990 The Cream of Eric Clapton (Video documentary) (writer: "I Feel Free", "Sunshine of Your Love", "White Room")
 1989 Road House (writer: "White Room")
 1989 New York Stories (writer: "Politician")
 1988 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heart of Darkness (1988) ... (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1988 1969 (writer: "White Room")
 1988 License to Drive (writer: "I FEEL FREE")
 1986 Eric Clapton and Friends (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "White Room", "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "White Room")
 1985 The Breakfast Club (writer: "Sunshine Of Your Love")
 1983 Uncommon Valor (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love")
 1982 Purple Haze (writer: "I Feel Free")
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (writer: "White Room")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
 1970 The Coming Thing (writer: "I Feel Free" - uncredited)
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- All My Loving (1968) ... (writer: "We're Going Wrong")
 1968 Romp!!! (TV Movie) (writer: "Sunshine of Your Love')
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Another Little Drink (1967) ... (writer: "I Feel Free")
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Show Show Self (32 credits)
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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jack Bruce Band | The Cream | Cream | Jack Bruce & Friends | The Graham Bond Organization | Graham Bond Organisation

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If there is such a thing as an addictive gene, then I had it. I had been getting through vast quantities of heroin for several years. Not sniffing, snorting or smoking it - I was mainlining. When the doctors saw me, they said I was one of the worst cases they'd ever seen. Obviously I tried to get off the stuff - I'd done acupuncture, cold turkey, rehab, sleep therapy, you name it - but heroin ... See more »


Was the only member of Cream not to be from England; he was born in Scotland. See more »

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