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James E. Myers (1919–2001)

James E. Myers was a larger-than-life figure who wore many hats during a long career in showbiz: composer, producer, musician and actor. Myers, under his nom de plume Jimmy DeKnight, will forever be remembered as the co-writer of "Rock Around the Clock," which gave Bill Haley and the Comets their 25 million-copy-selling hit and kickstarting the ... See full bio »

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 2012 Qu'est-ce qu'on va faire de toi? (TV Movie) (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
 2012 Science Busters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hatte der Urknall Hintermänner? (2012) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.84 (2012) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 2009-2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #11.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
- 2010 Semi-FInal (2010) ... (writer: "Swing the Mood" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.3 (2009) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - uncredited)
 2006-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight)
 2009 Stealing Time (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.13 (2009) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2009 Pesnya goda 2008 (TV Special) (lyrics: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 3 (2008) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 2007 Rogue (writer: " (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight)
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1992) (writer - 5 episodes, 1994 - 2007)
- Little Big Girl (2007) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
- Treehouse of Horror XIV (2003) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
- 'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky (2003) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
- C. E. D'oh (2003) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
- Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy (1994) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 2006 Uranya (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2006 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One Guilty Deed (2006) ... (writer: "Rock around the Clock" (1952) - uncredited)
 2005 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Father, the Son and the Holy Fonz (2005) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2003 Monsieur Ibrahim (writer: " (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight)
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Own Personal Jesus (2001) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 2000 A Little Curious (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Push Pull Rock (2000) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight, uncredited)
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - as Jimmy DeKnight)
 1996-1998 Ballykissangel (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- I Know When I'm Not Wanted (1998) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
- Fallen Angel (1996) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight, uncredited)
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1994 Florida Lady (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kein Weg zurück (1994) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
 1993 As Time Goes By (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Visiting Rocky (1993) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - uncredited)
 1992 Speden spelit (TV Series) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1992 School Ties (as Jimmy DeKnight, "Rock Around The Clock")
 1992 MGM: When the Lion Roars (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lion in Winter (1992) ... (writer: " (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy DeKnight, uncredited)
 1992 Canary Brothers of Tondo (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy DeKnight)
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight)
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Good Morning, Peoria - September 9, 1959 (1989) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
 1989 Gorod Zero (writer: " (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight)
 1989 Just the Ten of Us (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dream Girls (1989) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1988 Bull Durham (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy DeKnight)
 1987-1988 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Award Show (1988) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
- Pet Fair (1987) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1987 Goodbye, Mr. President (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1986 Macken (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Del 6 (1986) ... (music: "Raggarkungen" - as Deknight)
 1986 The Karate Kid, Part II (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy DeKnight)
 1986 Best of Bandstand (Video documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy deKnight)
 1985 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.26 (1985) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 1984 Arena (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 1984 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll (1984) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1983 Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (Video documentary) (writer: "(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock" - uncredited)
 1983 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Ring for Hannah (1983) ... (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
 1982 Chan Is Missing (writer: " (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight, uncredited)
 1980 Blue Suede Shoes (Documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1978 Superman (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 1978 Lemon Popsicle (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1976) ... (writer: "Yesterday Once More/Rock Around the Clock/Jailhouse Rock/Little Darlin'/Venus/Rock and Roll Is Here To Stay")
 1974 Happy Days (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the Way (1974) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1973 The London Rock and Roll Show (Documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1973 American Graffiti (writer: " (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock")
 1973 Let the Good Times Roll (Documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1972 M. A. Numminen tunnelmassa (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Tunnista toiseen (Rock Around The Clock)")
 1971 The Neon Palace (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - as Jimmy De Knight)
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (1965) ... (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1958 The Reluctant Debutante (writer: "Rock Around the Clock" - uncredited)
 1957 Ten Thousand Bedrooms (writer: "Rock Around The Clock" - uncredited)
 1956 Juventud desenfrenada (writer: "Aldrededor del Reloj (Rock Around the Clock)" - as Jimmy de Knight)
 1956 Rock Around the Clock (writer: "Rock Around The Clock")
 1955 Blackboard Jungle (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
 1955 The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey (Documentary) (writer: "Rock Around the Clock")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played drums on several recordings by Bill Haley and the Saddlemen, 1950. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimmy De Knight | J.E. Meyers | James Myers
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Trivia:

Lives in Florida where he operates a Rock Around the Clock museum out of his home. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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