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Terence Trent D'Arby

Terrence Trent Darby was born in New York, but was raised in DeLand, Florida, located between Orlando and Daytona Beach. He served for a brief period of time in the military. His mother worked as a substitute teacher for junior high school. Active, church-going family and he began his venture into music through the church choir. See full bio »

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Up in the Air
Up in the Air Soundtrack
Knocked Up
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 2016 Yoga Hosers ("Wishing Well") / (writer: "Wishing Well")
 2014 Perdona si te llamo amor (performer: "Who's Loving You")
 2014 George Michael: Let Her Down Easy (Video short) (writer: "Let Her Down Easy")
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name")
 2009/I Up in the Air (performer: "Sign Your Name" (1987) - as Sananda Maitreya) / (writer: "Sign Your Name" (1987) - as Sananda Maitreya)
  Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (performer: "Sign Your Name" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sign Your Name" - uncredited)
  Being Erica (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Dr. Tom (2009) ... (performer: "Wishing Well") / (writer: "Wishing Well")
 2007 Knocked Up (performer: "Sign Your Name", "Wishing Well", "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "Sign Your Name", "Wishing Well", "If You Let Me Stay" - as Sananda Maitreya)
 2006 Adventure from Buzuluk to Abdoulino (Documentary short) (performer: "Delicated")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80-talet (2005) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name")
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (2002) ... (writer: "Dance Little Sister")
 2001 Bring It On (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fashion (2001) ... (writer: "Supermodel Sandwich" - uncredited)
 1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie) (performer: "To Be Loved")
 1998 La vida en el aire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1998) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name" - as Terence Trent D'arby)
 1996 The Fan (performer: "LETTING GO") / (producer: "LETTING GO") / (writer: "LETTING GO")
 1995 The Next Victim (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... ("Holding On To You", uncredited)
 1994 Ready to Wear (performer: "Supermodel Sandwich")
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III ("Right Thing, Wrong Way") / (performer: "Right Thing, Wrong Way") / (producer: "Right Thing, Wrong Way")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Friday Night (1993) ... (performer: "She Kissed Me") / (writer: "She Kissed Me")
 1993 The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (TV Movie) (performer: "Dance Little Sister") / (writer: "Dance Little Sister")
 1992 Peter's Friends (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
 1991 Strictly Business (performer: "Let the People Sing" - as Terence Trent Darby) / (writer: "Let the People Sing" - as Terence Trent Darby)
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (performer: "FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (A MAN AND A WOMAN)") / (writer: "FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (A MAN AND A WOMAN)")
 1989 Children's Ward (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1989) ... ("Sign Your Name")
 1988 Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Das Piräus-Abenteuer (1988) ... (performer: "Sign your name")
 1987 Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... (performer: "If You Let Me Stay")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1987) (writer - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Episode dated 9 April 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
- Episode dated 26 March 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
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Wrote original music for his younger brother, Darren Darby, for a high school talent contest.

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Alternate Names:

Terence Darby | Sananda Maitreya | Terence Trent D' Arby/ Sananda Maitreya


6' 2¼" (1.89 m)

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