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Chris Cornell was born Christopher John Boyle in Seattle, Washington on July 20th 1964. Chris is the second youngest of Karen and Ed Boyle's 6 children. His father was a pharmacist and his mother worked as an accountant. He is of Irish (father) and English, Scottish, and Northern Irish (mother) descent, with many of his mother's ancestors coming ... See full bio »
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 2014 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Me and J.R. (2014) ... (writer: "Rusty Cage")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jonah Hill/Mayor Rahm Emanuel/Soundgarden (2014) ... (writer: "Spoonman")
 2013 Fino alla fine del mondo (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- One to TRI (2013) ... (writer: "Like a Stone" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.213 (2013) ... (performer: "Footsteps")
- Episode #3.70 (2011) ... (performer: "Redemption Song")
 2013 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- High Adventure 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Rusty Cage")
 2013 Man of Steel (performer: "Seasons") / (writer: "Seasons")
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (writer: "Rusty Cage")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #20.40 (2012) ... (writer: "Been Away Too Long")
- Episode #19.11 (2011) ... (performer: "The Keeper" - uncredited)
 2012 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Southern Comfort (2012) ... (writer: "Fell on Black Days" - uncredited)
 2012 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Toad's Wild Ride (2012) ... (writer: "Been Away Too Long" - uncredited)
 2012 The Avengers (writer: "Live to Rise")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #20.66 (2012) ... (performer: "The Keeper") / (writer: "The Keeper")
  Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Grunge (2011) ... (lyrics: "Flower") / (writer: "Loud Love", "Blow Up the Outside World", "Beyond the Wheel")
 2011 Machine Gun Preacher (performer: "The Keeper") / (writer: "The Keeper")
 2010 Conan (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Murder, She Tweeted (2010) ... (lyrics: "Black Rain" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (performer: "You Know My Name" - uncredited) / (writer: "You Know My Name" - uncredited)
 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)
 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.64 (2009) ... (performer: "Imagine")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Black Hole Sun")
  Life on Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Out Here in the Fields (2008) ... (performer: "Ground Zero" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ground Zero" - uncredited)
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (lyrics: "Black Hole Sun") / (music: "Black Hole Sun")
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bull (2008) ... (writer: "Rusty Cage" - uncredited)
 2007 World in Conflict (Video Game) (writer: "Shadow on the Sun")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (lyrics: "Cochise")
 2007 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Castling (2007) ... (writer: "Black Hole Sun" - uncredited)
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Black Hole Sun")
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- My Mirror Image (2006) ... (lyrics: "Be Yourself" - uncredited)
 2006 Casino Royale (performer: "You Know My Name") / (producer: "You Know My Name") / (writer: "You Know My Name")
 2006 Becoming Bond (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "You Know My Name") / (producer: "You Know My Name") / (writer: "You Know My Name")
 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (writer: "Cochise" (2002))
 2006 Miami Vice (writer: "Shape of Things to Come", "Wide Awake")
 2006 Bug (performer: "Disappearing Act" (2006)) / (writer: "Disappearing Act" (2006))
 2005 Guitar Hero (Video Game) (writer: "Cochise")
 2005 Audioslave: Live in Cuba (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Set It Off", "Your Time has Come", "Like a Stone", "The Worm", "Gasoline", "Doesn't Remind Me", "Be Yourself", "Out of Exile", "I am the Highway", "Show Me How to Live", "Cochise") / (writer: "Outshined")
 2004 Collateral (writer: "Shadow On The Sun" - as Christopher Cornell)
 2004 Riding Giants (Documentary) (writer: "My Wave")
 2000 Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Max to the Max (2000) ... (performer: "Wave Goodbye")
 1999 Blast from the Past (writer: "Drawing Flies")
 1998 Great Expectations (performer: "Sunshower") / (producer: "Sunshower") / (writer: "Sunshower")
 1996 Hype! (Documentary) (writer: "Nothing to Say" - as Christopher J. Cornell) / (writer: "Searching With My Good Eye Closed")
 1995 The Basketball Diaries (writer: "Blind Dogs" - as Christopher J. Cornell)
 1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Held Back (1994) ... (writer: "Black Hole Sun")
 1994 S.F.W. (performer: "Like Suicide" (Acoustic Version)) / (writer: "Jesus Christ Pose", "Like Suicide" (Acoustic Version))
 1993 True Romance (writer: "Outshined")
 1993 Benny & Joon (writer: "PUSHIN' FORWARD BACK" - as Christopher J. Cornell)
 1992 Soundgarden: Motorvision (Video) (lyrics: "Little Joe", "Jesus Christ Pose", "Slaves & Bulldozers") / (music: "Jesus Christ Pose", "Slaves & Bulldozers") / (writer: "Searching with My Good Eye Closed", "Rusty Cage", "Outshined", "Mind Riot")
 1992 Singles (performer: "Seasons") / (performer: "Spoonman (demo version)" - as Christopher J. Cornell) / (producer: "Seasons") / (producer: "Spoonman (demo version)" - as Christopher J. Cornell) / (writer: "Birth Ritual", "Spoonman (demo version)" - as Christopher J. Cornell) / (writer: "Seasons", "Spoonman")
 1992 Wayne's World ("LOUD LOVE", "ALL NIGHT THING")
 1990 Pacific Heights (writer: "HANDS ALL OVER" - as Christopher Cornell)
 1990 Soundgarden: Louder Than Live (Video) (lyrics: "Get on the Snake", "Hands All Over") / (writer: "Gun", "Big Dumb Sex", "Loud Love")
 1989 Lost Angels (writer: "Get on the Snake")
 1989 Say Anything... (writer: "Toy Box", "Flower")
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Other Works:

4) Louder Than Love (A&M, 1989) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | See more »


Alternate Names:

Audioslave

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not a lyric writer to make statements. What I enjoy doing is making paintings with lyrics, creating colorful images. I think that's more what entertainment and music should be.

Trivia:

His father had Irish ancestry. His mother has English, Scottish, and Northern Irish ancestry. Chris's maternal grandfather, Ralph Trivett Cornell, was born in Rothesay, Nova Scotia, Canada, to Julian Trivett Cornell and Emily Keillor Emmerson. Chris's maternal grandmother, Marion M. MacNutt, who was born in Washington state, was the daughter of a Canadian-born father, James Frederick MacNutt, and... See more »

Trademark:

Raw edged vocals See more »

Nickname:

Frisbee

Star Sign:

Cancer

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