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Shawn Colvin

Shawn Colvin was born on January 10, 1956 in Vermillion, South Dakota, USA as Shawna Lee Colvin. She was previously married to Mario Erwin and Simon Tassano. See full bio »
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 2013 Heart & Friends: Home for the Holidays (TV Movie) ("Rocking")
 2008 Men in Trees (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Taking the Lead (2008) ... (performer: "Fill Me Up" - uncredited)
- Wander/Lust (2008) ... (performer: "Even Here We Are" - uncredited)
 2008/II Crazy (performer: "I Can't Stop Loving You", "Tennessee Waltz")
 2007 Samantha Who? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Restraining Order (2007) ... (performer: "Tenderness on the Block" - uncredited)
 2007 Then She Found Me (performer: "I'll Say I'm Sorry Now") / (writer: "I'll Say I'm Sorry Now")
 2007/I Save Me (performer: "Matter Of Minutes" - uncredited)
 2006 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Johnny Cakes (2006) ... (performer: "Sunny Came Home")
 2006 Wordplay (Documentary) (performer: "This Must Be the Place (Niave Melody)")
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie (performer: "Fly")
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Prisoner Exchange (2002) ... (performer: "Twilight" - uncredited)
 2002 Easter (performer: "Get Out of This House")
 2002 Stuart Little 2 (performer: "Hold On to the Good Things")
 2001 Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Significant Others (2001) ... (performer: "I'd Say I'm Sorry Now")
- It's Too Late and It's Too Bad (2001) ... (performer: "Bonefields")
- Viva Las Vegas (2001) ... (performer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 2001 Serendipity (performer: "When You Know")
 2001 The Little Bear Movie (performer: "Great Big World", "Everybody Wants to Paint My Picture")
 2001 Heartbreakers (performer: "I'll Say I'm Sorry Now", "Polaroids") / (writer: "I'll Say I'm Sorry Now", "Polaroids")
 2000 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alone Again, Natura-Diddly (2000) ... (performer: "He's the Man")
 1999 Runaway Bride (performer: "Never Saw Blue Like That")
 1999 Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Driven to Extremes (1999) ... (performer: "Between Two Worlds")
 1999 Suddenly Susan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Ben Rubenstein, Meet Joe Black (1999) ... (performer: "Nothin' On Me")
- Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut (1999) ... (performer: "Nothin' On Me")
 1999 Simply Irresistible (performer: "Every Little Thing (He) Does Is Magic")
 1998 Armageddon (performer: "When The Rainbow Comes")
 1998 The Big Lebowski (performer: "Viva Las Vegas")
 1997 As Good as It Gets (performer: "CLIMB ON (A BACK THAT'S STRONG)") / (writer: "CLIMB ON (A BACK THAT'S STRONG)")
 1997 Snowriders II (Documentary) (performer: "Shotgun Down the Avalanche")
 1997 Daria (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Teachings of Don Jake (1997) ... (performer: "Sunny Came Home")
 1996 One Fine Day (performer: "Someone Like You")
  The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (writer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 1996)
- The New Writer (1996) ... (performer: "Get Out Of This House") / (writer: "Get Out Of This House")
- 0.409 (1995) ... (performer: "Polaroids") / (writer: "Polaroids")
 1996 Grace of My Heart (performer: "Between Two Worlds")
 1996 Tin Cup (performer: "Back to Salome") / (producer: "Back to Salome") / (writer: "Back to Salome")
 1996 Edie & Pen (performer: "Fall of Rome", "Sail Across The Water") / (writer: "Fall of Rome")
 1996 Mr. Wrong (performer: "NOTHIN' ON ME") / (writer: "NOTHIN' ON ME")
 1995 Clockwork Mice (performer: "I Don't Know Why")
 1994 It Could Happen to You ("Young at Heart") / (performer: "Round of Blues") / (writer: "Round of Blues")
 1994 Baywatch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Life You Save (1994) ... (performer: "Climb on (a Back that's Strong)" - uncredited)
 1993 When the Party's Over ("Steady Ou") / (performer: "Steady Ou")
 1989 Rosalie Goes Shopping (performer: "Debts of Gratitude")
 1988 Mr. Fixit (Short) (performer: "Don't Fence Me In")
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I think that the indefinable space between happy and sad is the most moving and compelling place for an artist to be. If there's anything I consistently strive for, it's a melancholy limbo. See more »


Started out playing with Austin-based Dixie Diesels. Moved to New York City in 1980. Big break came singing backup on a Suzanne Vega tour in 1997. See more »

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