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Tim Commerford

Tim Commerford was born in 1968 to a an aerospace engineer father and a mathematican mother. His dad worked on NASA's space shuttles. Tim is the youngest of 5 children. He grew up in Orange County, California.While attending grade school in his hometown, Irvine, Tim met Zach de la Rocha. Tragically, Tim's mother was diagnosed with cancer when he ... See full bio »
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 2014 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls (2014) ... (writer: "Freedom" - uncredited)
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "Time Slowing Down") / (writer: "Killing in the Name", "Time Slowing Down")
  Pauw & Witteman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #7.38 (2012) ... (performer: "Killing in the Name" - uncredited) / (writer: "Killing in the Name" - uncredited)
 2012 End of Watch (writer: "Momma Sed" - as T. Commerford)
 2011 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (Documentary) (writer: "Sleep Now In The Fire")
 2010 WWF Raw (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 March 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Be Yourself" - uncredited)
- Raw's WrestleMania Rewind (2010) ... (writer: "Be Yourself" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 8 March 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Be Yourself" - uncredited)
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #1.70 (2009) ... (performer: "Killing in the Name") / (writer: "Killing in the Name")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Bulls On Parade")
 2007 World in Conflict (Video Game) (writer: "Shadow on the Sun")
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "KILLING IN THE NAME OF" - as T Commerford)
 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (writer: "Cochise" (2002) - as Timothy Commerford)
 2006 Miami Vice (writer: "Shape of Things to Come", "Wide Awake")
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Om Nia Merican" - as Timothy Commerford)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Killing In The Name")
 2004 Collateral (writer: "Shadow On The Sun" - as Timothy Commerford)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (writer: "Calm Like a Bomb")
 2000 This Is What Democracy Looks Like (Documentary) (writer: "Guerrilla Radio")
 1999 The Matrix (writer: "Wake Up")
 1997 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big House (1997) ... (writer: "Killing in the Name")
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Other Works:

"Battle of Los Angeles" (1999)(studio album with Rage Against The Machine [Role: Bass Guitars, Composer]) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Audioslave | Timmy C. | Rage Against the Machine | The Nightwatchman | Y.tim.K.


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Personal Quote:

You can talk the talk, but walking the walk is when you hand the check down to the grass roots organization.


Lives in Malibu, California. See more »


Has a black ink tattoo that covers 65% of his body and includes 2 swirls on his posterior. See more »

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