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Kate Bush began playing piano at a young age and, by her mid-teens, had composed over 200 songs. Her talent caught the notice of David Gilmour (of Pink Floyd) who assisted in arranging her contract with EMI. The first song she released, "Wuthering Heights", soared to #1 in England in 1978. Since then, Kate has achieved a notable career as a singer... See full bio »

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Known For

The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass Soundtrack
(2007)
Brazil
Brazil Soundtrack
(1985)
She's Having a Baby
She's Having a Baby Soundtrack
(1988)
The Bone Collector
The Bone Collector Soundtrack
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Murdered for Being Different (TV Movie) (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
 2017 Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- El rayo verde (2017) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up")
  The Mind of a Chef (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Potluck Music Special (2016) ... (performer: "Under The Ivy") / (writer: "Under The Ivy")
 2016 Go for It (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (performer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
 2016 When Elephants Were Young (Documentary) (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 2016 The Brontes at the BBC (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited) / (writer: "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited)
 2016 How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change (Documentary) (performer: "Snowflake") / (writer: "Snowflake")
 2015 Acció política (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up")
 2012-2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Show Final, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 5 (2012) ... (writer: "Babooshka")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Mathlete's Feat (2015) ... (performer: "Pi" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pi" - uncredited)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #1.8631 (2015) ... (performer: "Babooshka" - uncredited) / (writer: "Babooshka" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #9.2 (2015) ... (performer: "Babooshka" - uncredited) / (writer: "Wuthering Heights", "Babooshka" - uncredited)
 2015 Cirkeln (performer: "Running Up That Hill") / (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Week 6: Halloween Special (2014) ... (performer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited) / (writer: "Running Up That Hill", "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited)
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1985 - 2014) (writer - 3 episodes, 1985 - 2014)
- Episode #1.4916 (2014) ... (performer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited) / (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.62 (1985) ... (performer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited) / (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.59 (1985) ... (performer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited) / (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
  Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2014)
- Author, Author (2014) ... (performer: "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited) / (writer: "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited)
- Army Dreamers (2010) ... (performer: "Army Dreamers" - uncredited) / (writer: "Army Dreamers" - uncredited)
  Happy Valley (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (performer: "Wuthering Heights'") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights'")
  Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Seventies (2014) ... (performer: "Them Heavy People") / (writer: "Them Heavy People")
 2014/II The Remaining (Short) (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 2013 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Grantly's Perfect Poetry (2013) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work")
 2012-2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Running Up that Hill")
 2013 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Wuthering Heights") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2012 Freistil oder Was die Waschmaschine träumt (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Misty 2011")
 2012 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2012: Auditions 4 (2012) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2011 Warehouse 13 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Emily Lake (2011) ... (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
  The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2011) (performer - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2008)
- Auditions 6 (2011) ... (writer: "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.3 (2008) ... (performer: "Babooshka" - uncredited) / (writer: "Babooshka" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 2 (2006) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 1 (2006) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Top 6 Performance (2011) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
- Top 8 Results (4 Eliminated) (2010) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work") / (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 2011 Kerry Katona: The Next Chapter (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up" - uncredited)
 2011 Bellflower (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 2011 t Schaep met de 5 pooten (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pablo (2011) ... (writer: "Die twee waar ik zoveel van hou" (The man with the child in his eyes))
  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (producer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Dee Gives Birth (2010) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited) / (producer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2010 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.5 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up")
 2010/I The Trip (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2010 Homme au bain (performer: "The Man With The Child In His Eyes") / (writer: "The Man With The Child In His Eyes")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Matthew Fox/Michael Lynche/Jason Randal/Zac Brown Band (2010) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2010 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Backfire (2010) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Male Semifinalists Perform (2010) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 2010 WWE Raw (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.8 (2010) ... (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
 2009 Three Rivers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alone Together (2009) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 2009 Wer hat Angst vor Wilhelm Reich? (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Cloudbusting")
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Birthday Presence (2009) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2008-2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
- The Top 10 Perform (2008) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
  Queens of British Pop (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (performer: "The Man with the Child in His Eyes", "Wuthering Heights", "Army Dreamers", "Hounds of Love", "Cloudbusting" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Man with the Child in His Eyes", "Wuthering Heights", "Army Dreamers", "Hounds of Love", "Cloudbusting" - uncredited)
  Rage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Rage 'Ready for My Close Up' Special (2008) ... (performer: "Cloudbusting") / (writer: "Cloudbusting")
 2008 The Human Contract (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
  Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... (performer: "The Man With The Child In His Eyes" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Man With The Child In His Eyes" - uncredited)
 2007 Extras (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2007 The Golden Compass (performer: "Lyra") / (writer: "Lyra")
 2007 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 2 Showdown (2007) ... (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A La Cart (2007) ... (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
 2007 Stomp the Yard (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 2006 Bones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Judas on a Pole (2006) ... (writer: "Running Up that Hill")
 2006 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Avengers (2006) ... (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 2006 Alone in Time Part 3: Fear (Video short) (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 2006 Starter for 10 (performer: "The Man with the Child in His Eyes") / (writer: "The Man with the Child in His Eyes")
  7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- And Baby Makes Three (2006) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work") / (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Lost Soul of Herman Lester (2004) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2003) ... (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2003 Freak Show 2003 (TV Special) (writer: "Mælkebøtteholder for en dollar")
  Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Perfect Storm (2003) ... (performer: "The Woman's Work" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary) (performer: "Wuthering Heights") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) ("Wow", uncredited) / (writer: "Wow" - uncredited)
 2001 Q Awards 2001 (TV Special) (performer: "Wuthering Heights", "The Man with the Child in His Eyes", "Babooshka", "Running Up That Hill", "Cloudbusting") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights", "The Man with the Child in His Eyes", "Babooshka", "Running Up That Hill", "Cloudbusting")
  Alias (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- So It Begins (2001) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Wuthering Heights") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2000 Love & Basketball (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 1999 Soft Fruit (performer: "Wuthering Heights") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 1999 The Bone Collector (performer: "Don't Give Up")
 1999 Felicia's Journey (performer: "The Sensual World") / (writer: "The Sensual World")
 1994-1998 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #9.7 (1998) ... (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
- Episode #7.7 (1996) ... (writer: "Army Dreamers")
- Episode #5.1 (1994) ... (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 1997 Perfect Body (TV Movie) (performer: "Don't Give Up")
  Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Hitting Bottom (1997) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work") / (writer: "This Woman's Work")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 18 episodes, 1978 - 1994) (writer - 17 episodes, 1978 - 1994)
- Episode dated 17 November 1994 (1994) ... (performer: "And So Is Love") / (writer: "And So Is Love")
- Episode dated 22 August 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Running Up That Hill") / (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
- Episode dated 16 July 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Sat in Your Lap") / (writer: "Sat in Your Lap")
- Episode dated 23 October 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Army Dreamers") / (writer: "Army Dreamers")
- Episode dated 15 May 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Breathing")
 1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Patients Patients (1994) ... (performer: "Love & Anger")
 1993 The Line, the Cross & the Curve (Short) (lyrics: "Rubberband Girl", "And So is Love", "The Red Shoes", "Lily", "Moments of Pleasure", "Eat the Music") / (music: "Rubberband Girl", "And So is Love", "The Red Shoes", "Lily", "Moments of Pleasure", "Eat the Music") / (performer: "Rubberband Girl", "And So is Love", "The Red Shoes", "Lily", "The Red Shoes" (Instrumental), "Moments of Pleasure", "Eat the Music")
 1993 Raining Stones (writer: "Something Good")
  The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- Wild Turkey (1992) ... (performer: "Home for Christmas") / (writer: "Home for Christmas")
 1990 Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (Documentary) (performer: "Wow") / (writer: "Wow")
  Wogan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1989) (writer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1989)
- Episode dated 6 December 1989 (1989) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work") / (writer: "This Woman's Work")
- Episode dated 31 October 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Experiment IV") / (writer: "Experiment IV")
 1988 The Chocolate War (performer: "Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)") / (writer: "Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)")
 1988 She's Having a Baby (performer: "THIS WOMAN'S WORK") / (producer: "THIS WOMAN'S WORK") / (writer: "THIS WOMAN'S WORK")
 1987 Cv (Video short) (performer: "Don't Give Up")
 1986 Kate Bush: The Whole Story (Video) (performer: "Wuthering Heights", "Cloudbusting", "The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Wow", "Breathing", "Hounds of Love", "Running Up That Hill", "The Dreaming", "Army Dreamers", "Sat In Your Lap", "Experiment IV", "Babooshka", "The Big Sky") / (producer: "Wuthering Heights", "Cloudbusting", "Hounds of Love", "Running Up That Hill", "The Dreaming", "Sat In Your Lap", "Experiment IV", "The Big Sky") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights", "Cloudbusting", "The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Wow", "Breathing", "Hounds of Love", "Running Up That Hill", "The Dreaming", "Army Dreamers", "Sat In Your Lap", "Experiment IV", "Babooshka", "The Big Sky")
 1986 Castaway (performer: "BE KIND TO MY MISTAKES") / (writer: "BE KIND TO MY MISTAKES")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Bushido (1985) ... (performer: "Hello Earth" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hello Earth" - uncredited)
 1985 Brazil (writer: "Sam Lowry's 1st Dream")
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (performer: "Running Up That Hill") / (writer: "Running Up That Hill")
 1983 Kate Bush: The Single File (Video) (performer: "Wuthering Heights", "The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Hammer Horror", "Wow", "Them Heavy People", "Breathing", "Babooshka", "Army Dreamers", "Sat In Your Lap", "The Dreaming", "Suspended In Gaffa", "There Goes A Tenner") / (producer: "Sat In Your Lap", "The Dreaming", "Suspended In Gaffa", "There Goes A Tenner") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights", "The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Hammer Horror", "Wow", "Them Heavy People", "Breathing", "Babooshka", "Army Dreamers", "Sat In Your Lap", "The Dreaming", "Suspended In Gaffa", "There Goes A Tenner")
 1982 Iltatähti (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 November 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "The Dreaming")
 1979 Kate: Kate Bush Christmas Special 1979 (TV Movie) (performer: "Violin", "Symphony in Blue", "Them Heavy People", "December Will be Magic Again", "The Wedding List", "Another Day", "Egypt", "The Man with the Child in his Eyes", "Don't Push Your Foot on the Heartbrake") / (writer: "Violin", "Symphony in Blue", "Them Heavy People", "December Will be Magic Again", "The Wedding List", "Egypt", "The Man with the Child in his Eyes", "Don't Push Your Foot on the Heartbrake")
 1979 The Magician of Lublin (performer: "THE MAGICIAN")
 1978-1979 The Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.3 (1979) ... (performer: "Wow")
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (performer: "The Man with the Child in His Eyes")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Eric Idle/Kate Bush (1978) ... (performer: "The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Them Heavy People" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Man With The Child In His Eyes", "Them Heavy People" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Many music videos dating back to 1978 include famous actors and actresses (Donald Sutherland, Dawn French, Jeremy Irons, Hugh Laurie, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson and Lindsay Kemp. Starting from the Hounds Of Love video in 1985, she has directed her music videos alone or in collaboration with somebody else. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Personal Quote:

The Red Shoes was recorded with digital equipment. At the time it was state of the art, what everybody was kind of pressurized to be using really, but in hindsight I felt that it had a very edgy sound. See more »

Trivia:

Since her early teens, Kate had an unusual love for music, eventually leading up to a 1978 album debut with "The Kick Inside", by which time her single, "Wuthering Heights", had entered the charts. Almost 30 years down the road, Kate has been a high influence on numerous women in the music business. These women include Stevie Nicks, Björk, Sarah McLachlan, Tori Amos, Elizabeth Fraser (of The ... See more »

Trademark:

4 octave soprano voice

Nickname:

Kathy - her childhood nickname

Star Sign:

Leo

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