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David Carpenter (II) (1959–2008)

David Carpenter was born on November 4, 1959 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Sideways (2004), I Am Sam (2001) and That Thing You Do! (1996). He died on June 23, 2008 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2008 Sleepwalking (musician: bass - as Dave Carpenter)
 2007 Charlie Bartlett (musician: bass - as Dave Carpenter)
 2005 When Do We Eat? (musician: bass - uncredited)
 2004 Sideways (musician: bass)
 2004 Wild Things 2 (Video) (musician - as Dave Carpenter)
 2004 50 First Dates (musician: bass - uncredited)
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (musician: bass - uncredited)
 2001 I Am Sam (featured musician: bass - as Dave Carpenter)
 2001 Hotel (musician: bass)
 1999/I Just the Ticket (musician: bass - uncredited)
 1997 Redux Riding Hood (Short) (musician - bass)
 1997 Casualties (musician)
 1997 This World, Then the Fireworks (musician: bass)
 1996 That Thing You Do! (additional musician)
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 1985 Buddy Rich and His Band: Channel One Suite
Himself - Electric Bass

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