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Desmond Child


Desmond Child was born on October 28, 1953 in Gainesville, Florida, USA as John Charles Barrett. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2014 La Migra (writer: "Love Should Be A Crime") (post-production)
 2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week 6: Halloween Special (2014) ... (writer: "Poison" - uncredited)
 2013-2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Show Final, Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "I Was Made for Lovin' You")
- The Showdowns, Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "Keep the Faith")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Livin' La Vida Loca" (uncredited), "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2009-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Latin Night (2014) ... (writer: "La Copa de La Vida", "Livin' la Vida Loca")
- Week 7: Latin Night (2013) ... (writer: "Shake Your Bon Bon")
- Fusion Dance Week (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Round Five (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #11.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Crazy", "This Ain't a Love Song")
 2014 Dreamland (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sinceridad (2014) ... (writer: "I Was Made for Loving You")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Dude Looks Like a Lady", "Livin' On a Prayer", "You Give Love a Bad Name", "Angel" - uncredited)
 2014 Masters Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Livin' On A Prayer")
 2011-2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (2013) ... (writer: "La copa de la vida")
- Episode #1.9 (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' La Vida Loca")
 2004-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Auditions 8 (2013) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Auditions 3 (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.15 (2009) ... (writer: "She Bangs" - uncredited)
- Live Show 5 (2005) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2013 August: Osage County (writer: "Livin' La Vida Loca (Pablo Flores English Radio Edit)")
 2013 Tom at the Farm (writer: "Pleurs dans la pluie")
 2013 Kick-Ass 2 (as Child, "I Hate Myself for Loving You")
 2013 North America (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Army of One")
 2010-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 22 episodes)
- Episode #21.142 (2013) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #21.124 (2013) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.88 (2013) ... (writer: "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.78 (2013) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... (writer: "I Was Made for Lovin' You")
 2009-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Britney 2.0 (2012) ... (writer: "Crazy / U Drive Me Crazy" - uncredited)
- Never Been Kissed (2010) ... (writer: "Start Me Up/Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Mash-Up (2009) ... (writer: "Thong Song" - uncredited)
 2012 Girl Most Likely (writer: "Bad Medicine")
 2012 Stars 80 (writer: "I Was Made for Lovin' You")
 2012 Cheias de Charme (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.96 (2012) ... (writer: "É o Amor")
- Episode #1.95 (2012) ... (writer: "É o Amor")
 2012 Katy Perry: Part of Me (Documentary) (writer: "Waking Up in Vegas" (live))
 2012 Australia's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi Final #5 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "I Was Made For Lovin' You")
 2012 Soltera otra vez (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soltera otra vez (2012) ... (writer: "Lo mejor de mi vida eres tú" - uncredited)
 2012 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.11 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2011-2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.6 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' la vida loca")
- Episode #6.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' la vida loca")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2010-2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "Dude Looks Like A Lady" - uncredited)
- Live from Geelong (2010) ... (writer: "Something for the Pain" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.6 (2011) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #3.87 (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.18 (2011) ... (writer: "The Best Thing About Me Is You")
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2011 Scream 4 (writer: "Bad Karma")
 2011 Drive Angry (writer: "Alive")
 2011 Elvira's Movie Macabre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (2011) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name")
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #18.74 (2011) ... (writer: "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.40 (2010) ... (writer: "Crazy" - uncredited)
 2010 Pizza & Karaoke (TV Movie) (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2010 Hebe: Mulher e Amigos (Video) (writer: "É o Amor")
 2010/II Fallout (Short) (writer: "Hour 1")
 2009-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "The Cup of Life" - uncredited)
- Greatest Sporting Anthems (2010) ... (writer: "The Cup of Life")
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "Livin' La Vida Loca" - uncredited)
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (writer: "You Give Love A Bad Name")
- Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) ... (writer: "Dude Looks Like A Lady")
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Almost Paradise (2010) ... (writer: "Angel")
 2009-2010 Big Time Rush (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Big Time Blogger (2010) ... (writer: "Famous" - uncredited)
- Big Time Audition (2009) ... (writer: "Famous")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.134 (2010) ... (writer: "Livin' la Vida Loca", "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #1.126 (2010) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2010 CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cradle to the Grave (2010) ... (writer: "I Was Made For Lovin' You")
 2010 CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (TV Movie) (writer: "I Was Made For Lovin' You")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2009) (performer - 1 episode, 1979)
- January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) ... (writer: "Bad Medicine" - uncredited)
- Zac Efron/Yeah Yeah Yeahs (2009) ... (writer: "Bad Medicine" - uncredited)
- Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne (2009) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Ted Knight/Desmond Child & Rouge (1979) ... (performer: "Tumble In The Night", "Goodbye Baby" - uncredited)
 2009 Greek (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wish-Pretzel (2009) ... (writer: "Waking Up in Vegas" - uncredited)
 2009 Medium (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Who's That Girl (2009) ... (writer: "Crazy" - uncredited)
 2009 Gentlemen Broncos (writer: "Just Like Jesse James")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "You Give Love A Bad Name")
 2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (producer: "The Word Is Love", "It's Raining Men") / (writer: "The Word Is Love")
 2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Waking Up in Vegas")
 2009 Premiya Muz-TV 2009 (TV Special) (lyrics: "Waking Up in Vegas") / (music: "Waking Up in Vegas")
 2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the G.E.D. (2009) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 2009 CHIKARA King of Trios 2009- Night II (Video) (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2008 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (2008) ... (writer: "Bad Medecine")
 2008/I Blackout (writer: "Livin' In A World Without You", "Justify", "Your Forgivness")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) ("Livin' On A Prayer")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Livin' On A Prayer")
 2008 Paul Stanley: One Live Kiss (Video documentary) (writer: "Live to Win", "Hide Your Heart", "Lift", "Where Angels Dare")
 2008 The Hills (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Next Move Is Yours (2008) ... (writer: "Waking Up in Vegas")
 2008 Baby Mama (writer: "She Bangs")
 2007 Atrapats pel cap d'any (TV Movie) (writer: "Viu una vida boja")
 2007 Meat Loaf: Three Bats Live (Video) (writer: "The Monster Is Loose", "Blind As A Bat")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (writer: "I Was Made for Lovin' You")
 1999-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Chasing It (2007) ... (writer: "Livin' la Vida Loca")
- A Hit Is a Hit (1999) ... (writer: "You Give Love A Bad Name")
 2007 A Very British Gangster (Documentary) (lyrics: "She Bangs" - as Child) / (music: "She Bangs" - as Child)
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("She Bangs")
 2006 Jammin' (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girl in a Coma Meets Joan Jett (2006) ... (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 2006 Happy Feet (writer: "Shake Your Bon Bon")
 2001-2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Go, Bulldogs! (2006) ... (writer: "Livin' On a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Paris Is Burning (2001) ... (writer: "Livin' la Vida Loca", "Shake Your Bon-Bon" - uncredited)
 2006 NBC Sunday Night Football (TV Series) (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You" - uncredited)
 2006 Class Act (Documentary) (performer: "Weird") / (writer: "Weird" - as D. Child)
 2005 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Limo (2005) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Crazy")
 2005 Reunion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1986 (2005) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2005 Ice Princess (producer: "Reachin' for Heaven") / (writer: "Reachin' for Heaven")
 2003-2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- There's Something About Marrying (2005) ... (writer: "Dude (Looks like a Lady)" - uncredited)
- Pray Anything (2003) ... (writer: "I Was Made for Lovin' You")
 2005 Brit Awards 2005 (TV Special) (writer: "Right to Be Wrong")
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (Video) (writer: "She Bangs")
 2005 Project Runway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Collaboration (2005) ... (writer: "Girl on the Verge")
 2004 Without a Paddle ("Invisible")
 2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (writer: "Because You Live")
 2004 The Very Best of Cher: The Video Hits Collection (Video) (writer: "Save Up All Your Tears", "Main Man", "We All Sleep Alone")
 2004 Stuck in the Suburbs (TV Movie) (writer: "A Whatever Life")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (writer: "Crash World")
 2004 Shrek 2 (writer: "Livin' La Vida Loca" (1999))
 2004 Super Secret Movie Rules (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Slashers (2004) ... (writer: "She Bangs")
 2003 Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology (Video) (writer: "I Hate Myself For Lovin' You", "Little Liar" (original video), "Little Liar" (concert version), "Don't Surrender", "Only Good Thing", "As I Am")
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 6 Performance Show: The 80's (2003) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2003 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.2 (2003) ... ("Después de tí") / (writer: "Después de tí")
- Episode #2.13 (2003) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2003 The Ultimate Clip Collection: Alice Cooper (Video short) (writer: "Poison", "Bed Of Nails")
 2003 Haggard (writer: "Livin' La Vida Loca")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Livin' On A Prayer")
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "Suddenly", "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas (TV Series) (writer: "Misunderstood")
 2002 It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (TV Movie) (writer: "Everyone Matters")
 2002 Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Cup Of Life / Livin' La Vida Loca")
 2002 Undercover Brother (writer: "Thong Song")
 2002 Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Highway to Hell (2002) ... (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 2002 Sex with Strangers (Documentary) (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 2001 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! (Video) (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 2001 On the Line (writer: "Take Me On")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Wasted Generation", "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (writer: "Bad Medicine")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Elephant Love Medley")
 2001 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Merchants of Cool (2001) ... (writer: "Shake Your Bon Bon")
 2001 An Audience with Ricky Martin (TV Special) (writer: "Livin' la Vida Loca")
 2000 Alice Cooper: Brutally Live (Video) (writer: "Poison")
 2000 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (writer: "Excuse My French")
 2000 Bette (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Silent But Deadly (2000) ... (writer: "Thong Song")
 2000 Lucky Numbers (writer: "Heaven's On Fire")
 2000 The Replacements (writer: "Ride")
 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (writer: "Thong Song Uncensored" - as D. Child)
 1999 Runaway Bride ("And That's What Hurts") / (producer: "And That's What Hurts")
 1999 Edtv (writer: "Real Life")
 1998 Rounders (writer: "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 1997 The Borrowers (writer: "Weird")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "This Ain't a Love Song")
 1996 Striptease (writer: "I Live For You", "I Hate Myself For Loving You")
 1994 It's Pat (writer: "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)")
 1994 The Brit Awards 1994 (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead")
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (Live version, "DUDE (LOOKS LIKE A LADY) ")
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (writer: "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)")
 1993 The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (TV Special) (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name")
 1990 Alice Cooper Trashes the World (Video) (writer: "Trash", "I'm Your Gun", "House Of Fire", "This Maniac's In Love With You", "Poison", "Spark In The Dark", "Bed Of Nails")
 1990 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Der Einzelgänger (1990) ... (writer: "Don't Lose Any Sleep")
 1989 Tango & Cash (writer: "Poison")
 1989 Shocker (performer: "Shocker") / (writer: "Sword & Stone", "Shocker")
 1989 Sing (writer: "Somethin' to Believe In")
 1988 Iron Eagle II (writer: "Burning My Heart Down")
 1987 Like Father Like Son (writer: " (Dude) Looks Like a Lady")
 1987 Disorderlies (writer: "Edge of a Broken Heart")
 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can ("OUR LOVE IS INSANE")
 1981 Endless Love (writer: "I Was Made For Lovin' You")
 1980 Times Square (performer: "The Night Was Not") / (writer: "The Night Was Not")
 1979 The Warriors (performer: "Last of an Ancient Breed") / (writer: "Last of an Ancient Breed")
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Son of songwriter and poet, Elena "Mimi" Casals (born January 28,1927 in Pinar Del Rio, Cuba and died on March 17, 2012 in USA.). See more »

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Scorpio

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