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Kim Fowley (1939–2015)

Kim Fowley was born on July 21, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Kim Vincent Fowley. He was married to Kara Wright and Cynthia (Cindy) Helen Wheelon. He died on January 15, 2015 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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Guardians of the Galaxy
RocknRolla Soundtrack
Dazed and Confused
Dazed and Confused Soundtrack
American Graffiti
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 2016 Manson's Lost Girls (TV Movie) (performer: "The Trip") / (writer: "The Trip")
 2015 Girl in a Band (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Cherry Bomb", "School Days" - uncredited)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nicolas Cage/Emily VanCamp/Kiss (2014) ... (writer: "King of the Night Time World")
 2013 Warehouse 13 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Runaway (2013) ... (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Turn! Turn! Turn! (2012) ... (writer: "Cherry Bomb (Guitar Hero Version)" - uncredited)
 2011 Fresh Meat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Cherry Bomb" - uncredited)
 2011 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Trial (2011) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead Or Alive" - uncredited)
 2010 Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2010 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What's Past Is Prologue (2010) ... (writer: "School Days" - uncredited)
 2010 The Runaways (writer: "I Wanna Be Where the Boys Are", "Hollywood", "Cherry Bomb", "California Paradise", "Dead End Justice", "School Days", "Secrets")
 2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (Video) (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2008 Paul Stanley: One Live Kiss (Video documentary) (writer: "Do You Love Me")
 2008 RocknRolla (performer: "The Trip") / (writer: "The Trip" - as Fowley)
 2007 KISSology: The Ultimate KISS Collection Vol. 2 1978-1991 (Video documentary) (writer: "King of the Night Time World" - as K. Fowley)
 2006 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man of the Year (2006) ... (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2006 RV (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2005 Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story (Documentary) (writer: "Do You Love Me")
 2003 Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology (Video) (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (performer: "They're Coming To Take Me Away Ha Ha")
 2001 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! (Video) (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2001 The Fluffer (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2000 I'm the One That I Want (Documentary) (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 2000 Big Momma's House (writer: "Nut Rocker" - as Kim V. Fowley)
 1999 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beers and Weirs (1999) ... (writer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "School Days")
 1998 KISS Live: The Ultimate Halloween Party (TV Movie) (writer: "Do You Love Me", "King of the Night Time World")
 1998 Southie (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 1997 The Butcher Boy (writer: "NUTROCKER")
 1995 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- KISS (1995) ... (writer: "Do You Love Me")
 1995 The Young Poisoner's Handbook (writer: "Nut Rocker")
 1993 Dazed and Confused (writer: "Cherry Bomb")
 1992 Heartbeat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Old, New, Borrowed, Blue (1992) ... (writer: "Nut Rocker")
 1981 Puberty Blues (writer: "Lipstick and Leather")
 1977 Whistle Test (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.6 (1977) ... (writer: "Wasted", "School Days")
 1977 The Runaways Live in Japan (TV Movie) (writer: "California Paradise", "Neon Angels on the Road to Ruin", "I Wanna Be Where The Boys Are", "Cherry Bomb", "American Nights", "Secrets", "Blackmail", "Is It Day or Night")
 1976 The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (TV Special) (writer: "King of the Night Time World" - uncredited)
 1976 Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Cherry Bomb") / (music: "Cherry Bomb")
 1975 Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare (writer: "Escape")
 1975 Alice Cooper: The Nightmare (TV Movie) (writer: "Escape")
 1973 American Graffiti (producer: "At The Hop", "She's So Fine", "Louie Louie")
 1972 Ciao Manhattan (writer: "Citizen Kane")
 1972 Cisco Pike (writer: "Michoacan" - as K. Fowley)
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Album: "Adventures in Dreamland," Weed See more »

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Personal Quote:

The real story on me was that a Dorothy Lamour lookalike had sex with an Errol Flynn lookalike and they gave birth to a Boris Karloff lookalike. And I was smarter than they were but I was less pretty.


Manager of the all-female rock group The Runaways. See more »

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