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Singer/songwriter Christopher Cross was born Christopher Charles Geppert on May 3, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas. A self-described Army brat, Christopher's father was a U.S. Army pediatrician who was stationed at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. in the mid-1950's. Cross began his career in the music industry as a member of the San ... See full bio »

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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Salma Hayek/Tim Gunn/Christopher Cross (2015) ... (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
- Don Rickles/Kate Mara/Penn & Teller (2015) ... (writer: "Sailing")
- Meryl Streep/Jerrod Carmichael/Albert Hammond Jr. (2015) ... (writer: "Sailing")
- Kevin Bacon/Mel B/Russell Howard (2015) ... (writer: "Sailing")
  Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- What the World Needs Now (2015) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme" - uncredited)
- Britney/Brittany (2010) ... (performer: "Sailing" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sailing" - uncredited)
  Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014)
- Week 9: The Semi-Final: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (performer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
- Week 9: The Semi-Final (2014) ... (performer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
  Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #11.94 (2013) ... (performer: "Ride Like the Wind") / (writer: "Ride Like the Wind")
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (performer: "Ride Like The Wind") / (writer: "Ride Like The Wind")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.23 (2013) ... (writer: "I Will Take You Forever")
 2013 Turbo (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
  Betas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Pilot (2013) ... (performer: "Sailing" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sailing" - uncredited)
 2012/I The Watch (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
 2011 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Studies in Modern Movement (2011) ... (writer: "Sailing")
 2011/I Arthur (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #3.51 (2011) ... (music: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.125 (2009) ... (performer: "Ride Like the Wind", "Sailing" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Ride Like the Wind", "Sailing" (uncredited))
 2010 Knight and Day (performer: "Ride Like the Wind") / (writer: "Ride Like the Wind")
  The Early Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode dated 4 September 2008 (2008) ... (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
  American Idol (TV Series) (1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Auditions: New York (2007) ... ("Arthur's Theme")
- Five Alive (and an Assortment of Other Bad Puns) (2002) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 2006 Flushed Away (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
  I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- 1980 (2005) ... (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
  Will & Grace (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2004) (music - 1 episode, 2004) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Key Party (2004) ... (lyrics: "Arthur's Theme 'Best That You Can Do'" - uncredited) / (music: "Arthur's Theme 'Best That You Can Do'" - uncredited)
- Last of the Really Odd Lovers (2001) ... (performer: "Arthur's Theme (Best that You Can Do)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best that You Can Do)" - uncredited)
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3: Viewer's Choice (2003) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (performer: "Ride Like the Wind") / (writer: "Ride Like the Wind")
 2002 Bara no jujika (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Arthur's Theme") / (writer: "Arthur's Theme")
 2001 Pop Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 3: Burt Bacharach Songs (2001) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Time Chasers (1997) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" - uncredited)
 1997 Private Parts (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
 1996 Die Eisprinzessin (TV Movie) (performer: "For the First Time")
 1992 Shake Rattle & Roll IV (performer: "Sailing")
  The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- Banks Shot (1991) ... (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
  Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1990) (writer - 1 episode, 1990)
- Der Einzelgänger (1990) ... (performer: "Someday") / (writer: "Someday")
 1988 Just the Ten of Us (TV Series) ("Swept Away")
  Growing Pains (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (writer - 3 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- Great Expectations (1988) ... (performer: "Swept Away" - uncredited) / (writer: "Swept Away" - uncredited)
- Aloha: Part 2 (1987) ... (performer: "Swept Away") / (writer: "Swept Away")
- Aloha: Part 1 (1987) ... (performer: "Swept Away") / (writer: "Swept Away")
 1986 Nothing in Common (performer: "Loving Strangers") / (writer: "Loving Strangers")
 1983 Salute! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Peter Allen (1983) ... (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 1982 Elas por Elas (TV Series) (performer: "Forever")
 1982 The 54th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)") / (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
 1981 Arthur (performer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)") / (writer: "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)")
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Hotel Oceanview (1980) ... (performer: "Sailing") / (writer: "Sailing")
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Before I came along there had been disco, then a lot of chainsaw radio and punk. People of the age group that buy my records were a little tired of that...saying I'd sure like to hear a song now and then. See more »

Trivia:

Is the only recording artist to win the quadruple Grammy grand slam - Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist - for his debut album "Sailing" (1980). To date (2003) this record remains unbroken. See more »

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