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Peter Gabriel


Peter Gabriel was educated at Charterhouse School, Surrey, England. He was the lead singer of leading art rock band Genesis from its inception until he left in 1975 for a successful solo career as a singer-songwriter, soundtrack composer and innovator in visual presentation of music, music videos and digital methods of recording and distributing ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Postman Pat: The Movie (performer: "Big Time")
 2013 Lone Survivor (performer: "Heroes")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #21.157 (2013) ... (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.19 (2012) ... (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.91 (2012) ... (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.201 (2011) ... (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.138 (2011) ... (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
  The Americans (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Colonel (2013) ... (performer: "Games without Frontiers") / (writer: "Games without Frontiers")
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) ... (writer: "In Your Eyes " - uncredited)
 2012 The Reluctant Fundamentalist (lyrics: "Bol") / (music: "Bol") / (performer: "Bol")
  Rage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Shaun Micallef Guest Programs Rage (2012) ... (performer: "Shock the Monkey") / (writer: "Shock the Monkey")
  No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Cançons per canviar el món (2012) ... (performer: "Biko") / (writer: "Biko")
 2012 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Progressive Metal (2012) ... (writer: "Dancing With The Moonlit Knight")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #19.40 (2011) ... (performer: "Red Rain" - uncredited) / (writer: "Red Rain" - uncredited)
 2011 Peter Gabriel: New Blood/Live in London (Video) ("Intruder", "Wallflower", "The Drop", "Washing of the Water", "Darkness", "Biko")
  Fast Forward (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Angelika Schnell (2011) ... (performer: "The Heat" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Heat" - uncredited)
 2011 House M.D. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Out of the Chute (2011) ... ("My body is a cage", uncredited)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: The New Generation (2011) ... (writer: "Biko" - as Peter Brian Gabriel)
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: From Selma to Soweto (2011) ... (performer: "Biko") / (writer: "Biko")
  Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #6.5 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up") / (writer: "Don't Give Up")
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2010)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (performer: "Sledgehammer") / (writer: "Sledgehammer")
- Amazing Moments in Music (2007) ... (performer: "Sledgehammer") / (writer: "Sledgehammer")
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Found (2010) ... (performer: "I Grieve" - uncredited)
  Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010)
- The Chinese Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (performer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
- The Chinese Grand Prix (2010) ... (performer: "Sledgehammer") / (writer: "Sledgehammer")
 2010 Inside Job (Documentary) (performer: "Big Time") / (writer: "Big Time")
 2009 Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Best of, Bonus and Behind the Scenes (2009) ... (performer: "Shock the Monkey")
 2009 The Real World of Peter Gabriel (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Biko", "Rhythm of the Heat", "Growing Up", "Signal to Noise", "In Your Eyes", "The Tower That Ate People", "Games Without Frontiers" - uncredited) / (writer: "Biko", "Rhythm of the Heat", "Growing Up", "Signal to Noise", "Sky Blue", "In Your Eyes", "The Tower That Ate People", "Games Without Frontiers" - uncredited)
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "In Your Eyes")
 2009 Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Finale: Part 2 (2009) ... (performer: "The Book of Love" - uncredited)
 2009 The 81st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Down to Earth") / (music: "Down to Earth")
 2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Varsity Jackets (2009) ... (performer: "Big Time")
 2008 A Year Ago in Winter (performer: "Signal to Noise") / (writer: "Signal to Noise")
 2008 WALL·E (lyrics: "Down to Earth") / (music: "Down to Earth") / (performer: "Down to Earth") / (producer: "Down to Earth")
 2008 The Rocker (writer: "In Your Eyes")
 2008 Genesis: When in Rome (Video) (lyrics: "In The Cage Medley [In The Cage, The Cinema Show, Duke's Travels]", "Firth of Fifth", "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)", "The Carpet Crawlers") / (writer: "In The Cage Medley [In The Cage, The Cinema Show, Duke's Travels]", "Firth of Fifth", "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)", "The Carpet Crawlers")
  La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.26 (2007) ... (performer: "In Your Eyes") / (writer: "In Your Eyes")
 2007 John from Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- His Visit: Day Three (2007) ... (performer: "In Your Eyes")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Don't Give Up")
 2007 Razzle Dazzle (writer: "Shock the Monkey")
 2007/I Snow Angels (writer: "Sledgehammer")
 2006 Barnyard (performer: "Father, Son") / (writer: "Father, Son")
 2004-2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- The River (2006) ... (performer: "Mercy Street")
- Family (2005) ... (performer: "In Your Eyes")
- The Lost Soul of Herman Lester (2004) ... (performer: "Big Time", "Don't Give Up")
 2006 WrestleMania 22 (TV Special) (performer: "Big Time") / (writer: "Big Time")
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- VaYetze (2006) ... (performer: "Of These, Hope - Reprise", "Lazarus Raised", "The Feeling Begins") / (writer: "Of These, Hope - Reprise", "Lazarus Raised", "The Feeling Begins")
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Good to Be the Queen (2006) ... (writer: "In Your Eyes" - uncredited)
  Smallville (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Reckoning (2006) ... (performer: "I Grieve" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Grieve" - uncredited)
  The Eight (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- The Airport (2006) ... (performer: "Cloudless" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cloudless" - uncredited)
 2005 Cançons per no oblidar, el disc de la Marató (TV Movie) (writer: "No et deixis (Don't Give Up)")
 2005 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Popular Kids (2005) ... (writer: "Make Tomorrow Today")
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (performer: "My Secret Place")
 2005 Rebound (performer: "Sledgehammer") / (writer: "Sledgehammer")
 2005 Life, the Universe and Douglas Adams (Video documentary) (performer: "Lead a Normal Life", "Only Us", "Fourteen Black Paintings"") / (writer: "Lead a Normal Life", "Only Us", "Fourteen Black Paintings"")
 2005 Duma (performer: "When You're Falling")
 2004 In Good Company (performer: "Solsbury Hill" (1976)) / (writer: "Solsbury Hill" (1976))
 2004 Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land (Video documentary) ("Passion")
 2004 Shall We Dance (performer: "The Book of Love" (1999))
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell - Volume 2 (Video documentary) (writer: "In Your Eyes" - uncredited)
 2004 Woyzeck (TV Movie) (performer: "Passion") / (writer: "Passion")
  South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Raisins (2003) ... (performer: "Shock The Monkey") / (writer: "Shock The Monkey")
 2003 Peter Gabriel: Growing Up Live (Video documentary) (performer: "Here Comes the Flood", "Darkness", "Red Rain", "Secret World", "Sky Blue", "Downside Up", "The Barry Williams Show", "More Than This", "Mercy Street", "Digging in the Dirt", "Growing Up", "Animal Nation", "Solsbury Hill", "Sledgehammer", "Signal to Noise", "In Your Eyes", "Father, Son") / (writer: "Here Comes the Flood", "Darkness", "Red Rain", "Secret World", "Sky Blue", "Downside Up", "The Barry Williams Show", "More Than This", "Mercy Street", "Digging in the Dirt", "Growing Up", "Animal Nation", "Solsbury Hill", "Sledgehammer", "Signal to Noise", "In Your Eyes", "Father, Son")
 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights ("When You're Falling")
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- John Doe (2003) ... (performer: "I Grieve" - uncredited)
 2003 V Graham Norton (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.13 (2003) ... (writer: "Solsbury Hill")
 2003 Starhunter (TV Series) ("Darker Star")
 2002 Gangs of New York (performer: "Signal to Noise") / (writer: "Signal to Noise")
 2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie ("Shaking the Tree (02 Remix)") / (performer: "This Dream", "Animal Nation", "Shaking the Tree (02 Remix)") / (producer: "Animal Nation", "Shaking the Tree (02 Remix)") / (writer: "Animal Nation")
 2002 Life or Something Like It (performer: "Mercy Street") / (writer: "Mercy Street")
 2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence (writer: "Ngankarrparni" (Sky Blue Reprise) (2002))
 2001 Vanilla Sky (performer: "Solsbury Hill" (1983)) / (writer: "Solsbury Hill" (1983))
 2001 Mark Twain (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "The Feeling Begins") / (writer: "The Feeling Begins")
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "Supper's Ready")
 2000 Red Planet (producer: "The Tower That Ate People") / (writer: "The Tower That Ate People")
 2000 Big Momma's House (performer: "I've Got to Have It") / (writer: "I've Got to Have It")
 2000 Waking the Dead (performer: "Mercy Street") / (writer: "Mercy Street")
 1999 The Bone Collector (performer: "Don't Give Up") / (writer: "Don't Give Up")
 1999 The 71st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "That'll Do")
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (performer: "That'll Do")
  Felicity (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Pilot (1998) ... (performer: "In Your Eyes" - uncredited) / (writer: "In Your Eyes" - uncredited)
 1998 Why Do Fools Fall in Love (arranger: "Call to Prayer") / (producer: "Call to Prayer")
 1998 City of Angels (performer: "I Grieve") / (producer: "I Grieve") / (writer: "I Grieve")
 1997 Perfect Body (TV Movie) ("Big Time", "Don't Give Up")
 1997 Wild Flowers (writer: "Carpet Crawlers")
 1996 Phenomenon (performer: "I Have The Touch") / (writer: "I Have The Touch")
 1996 The Craft (writer: "I Have the Touch")
  Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1996) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996)
- Spring Breaks: Part 2 (1996) ... (performer: "Solsbury Hill") / (writer: "Solsbury Hill")
- Spring Breaks: Part 1 (1996) ... (performer: "Solsbury Hill") / (writer: "Solsbury Hill")
 1995 Angus (performer: "Washing Of the Water") / (writer: "Washing Of the Water")
 1995 Strange Days (performer: "While the Earth Sleeps") / (writer: "While the Earth Sleeps" - as P. Gabriel)
 1995 Virtuosity ("Party Man") / (performer: "Party Man") / (producer: "Party Man") / (writer: Underscore contains excerpts based on 'Parker's Theme')
 1994 Peter Gabriel's Secret World (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Come Talk To Me", "Steam", "Across The River", "Slow Marimbas", "Shaking The Tree", "Blood Of Eden", "San Jacinto", "Kiss That Frog", "Washing Of The Water", "Solsbury Hill", "Digging In The Dirt", "Sledgehammer", "Secret World", "Don't Give Up", "In Your Eyes") / (writer: "Come Talk To Me", "Steam", "Across The River", "Slow Marimbas", "Shaking The Tree", "Blood Of Eden", "San Jacinto", "Kiss That Frog", "Washing Of The Water", "Solsbury Hill", "Digging In The Dirt", "Sledgehammer", "Secret World", "Don't Give Up", "In Your Eyes")
 1994 Natural Born Killers (performer: "Taboo", "The Rhythm of the Heat", "In Doubt") / (writer: "Taboo", "The Rhythm of the Heat", "In Doubt")
 1994 David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "In Your Eyes")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1993) (writer - 2 episodes, 1993)
- Closing Time (1993) ... (performer: "Kiss That Frog") / (writer: "Kiss That Frog")
- Sperm Bank (1993) ... (performer: "Sledgehammer") / (writer: "Sledgehammer")
 1993 Philadelphia (performer: "Lovetown") / (producer: "Lovetown") / (writer: "Lovetown")
 1993 The Last Supper (Short) (performer: "Close Up", "Dressing the Wound", "Under Lock and Key") / (writer: "Close Up", "Dressing the Wound", "Under Lock and Key")
 1993 L'argent fait le bonheur (performer: "Solsbury Hill")
 1993 Genesis: The Way We Walk - Live in Concert (Video documentary) (writer: "Old Medley")
 1991 Until the End of the World ("Blood of Eden")
 1989 Say Anything... (performer: "In Your Eyes") / (producer: "In Your Eyes") / (writer: "In Your Eyes")
 1988 The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (Documentary) (performer: "Sledgehammer", "With a Little Help from my Friends") / (writer: "Sledgehammer")
 1988 The Chocolate War (performer: "We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)", "I Have the Touch") / (writer: "We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)", "I Have the Touch")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 7 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (writer - 5 episodes, 1985 - 1986)
- Redemption in Blood (1988) ... (performer: "Don't Give Up" - uncredited)
- Deliver Us from Evil (1988) ... (performer: "We Do What We're Told" - uncredited)
- Forgive Us Our Debts (1986) ... (performer: "We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)" - uncredited) / (writer: "We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)" - uncredited)
- Better Living Through Chemistry (1986) ... (performer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sledgehammer" - uncredited)
- Killshot (1986) ... (performer: "Mercy Street" - uncredited) / (writer: "Mercy Street" - uncredited)
 1988 The Freddy Krueger Special (TV Movie) (performer: "Shock the Monkey") / (writer: "Shock the Monkey")
 1987 A Better Tomorrow II ("Birdy's Flight")
 1987 Project X (performer: "Shock The Monkey") / (writer: "Shock The Monkey")
 1986 A Better Tomorrow (performer: "Birdy's Flight") / (writer: "Birdy's Flight")
 1986 Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson (Documentary) (producer: "Excellent Birds") / (writer: "Excellent Birds")
 1984 Lorca and the Outlaws (performer: "San Jacinto") / (writer: "San Jacinto")
 1984 Gremlins (performer: "Out Out") / (producer: "Out Out") / (writer: "Out Out")
 1984 Hard to Hold (performer: "I Go Swimming")
 1984 Against All Odds (performer: "WALK THROUGH THE FIRE") / (writer: "WALK THROUGH THE FIRE")
 1979 Kate: Kate Bush Christmas Special 1979 (TV Movie) (performer: "Here Comes the Flood', "Another Day")
 1977 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 April 1977 (1977) ... (performer: "Solsbury Hill")
 1976 All This and World War II (Documentary) (performer: "Strawberry Fields Forever")
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Other Works:

Album (as lead singer of Genesis: "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway". See more »

Publicity Listings:

14 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

My kids came with me to see one of these bands that recreate early Genesis stuff. They said to me afterwards, "Dad, if you can make a living like that, there's hope for us!" See more »

Trivia:

In 1999, he reunited with his former Genesis bandmates Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett for a re-recording of the Genesis song "The Carpet Crawlers" (originally from their 1974 album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway"), which appears on the Genesis compilation "Turn It On Again: The Hits". See more »

Trademark:

Titles his albums sequentially See more »

Nickname:

The Progfather

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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