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Harry Chapin (1942–1981)

A singer/songwriter and activist for many charitable causes, especially in the realm of ending world hunger, Harry Chapin never let the often lukewarm reviews of his music-making abilities phase him and as a result of his strong folksy persona, the fans he made stuck by him throughout his career and continue to this day. Born December 7, 1942, in ... See full bio »

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  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1991 - 2013) (performer - 2 episodes, 1991 - 2013)
- Labor Pains (2013) ... (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle") / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
- Bart's Girlfriend (1994) ... (writer: "Cat's In The Cradle")
- Saturdays of Thunder (1991) ... (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited)
 2013 Last Vegas (performer: "Cat's In The Cradle") / (writer: "Cat's In The Cradle")
  Modern Family (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- A Slight at the Opera (2013) ... (performer: "Cat's In The Cradle" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cat's In The Cradle" - uncredited)
 2011 Robot Chicken (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Terms of Endaredevil (2011) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
  The Office (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- St. Patrick's Day (2010) ... (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited)
 2008 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Not a Father's Day (2008) ... (writer: "Cats in the Cradle" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Music with a Message (2008) ... (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle") / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
 2007 Shrek the Third (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
  'Til Death (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- I Heart Woodcocks (2007) ... (performer: "Cats in the Cradle") / (writer: "Cats in the Cradle")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2002 - 2006) (performer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Justin Timberlake (2006) ... (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited)
- Jack Black/John Mayer (2003) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited)
- The Rock/Andrew W.K. (2002) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited)
  That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- The Career Day (1999) ... (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle") / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Werewolf (1998) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle" - uncredited)
 1997 Mr. Jealousy (performer: "Cat's in the Cradle") / (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
 1990 Get a Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dadicus (1990) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
 1981 De Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (1981) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
 1975 Dinah! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.25 (1975) ... (writer: "Taxi")
 1975 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 1 May 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "Cat's in the Cradle")
- Episode dated 22 April 1975 (1975) ... (writer: "I Wanna Learn a Love Song")
 1972 The Circle (writer: "Circles")
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Other Works:

(album) Anthology of Harry Chapin (1985, Elektra) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 8 Articles | See more »

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Personal Quote:

I've got nothing against selling out, but just let me do it for something that matters. Not so I can be Number One With a Bullet, as it were, but so I can leave this world feeling like I made a difference.

Trivia:

Father of Joshua and Jen Chapin. See more »

Nickname:

Gapin' Chapin

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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