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Kate Bush

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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 2014 Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Seventies (2014) ... (performer: "Them Heavy People")
 2012-2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work" - uncredited)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Running Up that Hill")
 2013 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 5 (2012) ... (writer: "Babooshka")
 2012 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.4 (2012) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Auditions 6 (2011) ... (writer: "Wuthering Heights" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.3 (2008) ... (performer: "Babooshka" - uncredited) / (writer: "Babooshka" - uncredited)
 2011 Kerry Katona: The Next Chapter (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2011) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up" - uncredited)
 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") / (producer: "THIS WOMAN'S WORK") / (writer: "THIS WOMAN'S WORK")
 2010 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.5 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Results (4 Eliminated) (2010) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work")
  Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Army Dreamers (2010) ... (performer: "Army Dreamers" - uncredited) / (writer: "Army Dreamers" - uncredited)
 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 WWF Raw (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 February 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Running Up That Hill" - uncredited)
 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)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2009) ... (writer: "This Woman's Work")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... ("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 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 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Avengers (2006) ... (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 Freak Show 2003 (TV Special) (writer: "Mælkebøtteholder for en dollar")
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Storm (2003) ... (performer: "The Woman's Work" - uncredited)
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary) (performer: "Wuthering Heights") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (performer: "Wow") / (writer: "Wow")
  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")
 1997 Perfect Body (TV Movie) ("Don't Give Up")
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hitting Bottom (1997) ... (performer: "This Woman's Work")
 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")
 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")
 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)
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1985) (writer - 2 episodes, 1985)
- 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)
 1985 Brazil (writer: "Sam Lowry's 1st Dream")
 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")
 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")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 9 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (writer - 4 episodes, 1978)
- Episode dated 22 March 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Wow")
- Episode dated 25 December 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Wuthering Heights")
- Episode dated 29 June 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "The Man With the Child in His Eyes")
- Episode dated 15 June 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "The Man With the Child in His Eyes") / (writer: "The Man With the Child in His Eyes")
- Episode dated 30 March 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Wuthering Heights") / (writer: "Wuthering Heights")
  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:

Released her eighth studio album, "Aerial", which features the sound wave-pattern of a blackbird's call as part of its cover. The first song, "King of the Mountain", is an homage to Elvis Presley, and the song "Bertie" is, of course, a direct reference to her son Albert, who was born in 1998. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 3 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:

I like classical music, but I wish I was more eloquent with it. I hear things and think, 'That's beautiful,' but don't know what it is. As you get older, you do get more into instrumental music, don't you? It's as if as you get older you don't want people telling you what they think or what you've got to think or do. Also, those great composers really knew what they were doing. A lot of ... See more »

Trivia:

Tori Amos, Natalie Cole, Dusty Springfield, Within Temptation, and Pat Benatar covered songs of hers. See more »

Trademark:

4 octave soprano voice

Nickname:

Kathy - her childhood nickname

Star Sign:

Leo

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