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Big Youth

Big Youth was born on April 19, 1949 in Kingston, Jamaica as Manley Augustus Buchanan. See full bio »

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Known For

The Manchurian Candidate
(2004)
Something Wild
Something Wild Soundtrack
(1986)
Burning an Illusion
Burning an Illusion Soundtrack
(1981)
Rockers
Rockers Big Youth
(1978)

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 2004 The Manchurian Candidate ("Survival Plan") / (performer: "Survival Plan")
 1986 Something Wild (performer: "Feel It") / (writer: "Feel It" - as Manley Buchanan)
 1981 Burning an Illusion (writer: "Tippertone Rock")
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 1978 Rockers
Big Youth (as Manley Buchanan)
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 2005 Almost Heaven (thanks)
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 2011 Reggae Britannia (TV Movie documentary)
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 2002 Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Rebel Music (2002) ... Himself
 1985 Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid (Video documentary)
Himself
 1985 Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City (Video short)
Themselves (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Manley Buchanan
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Aries

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