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Jonny Greenwood

Jonny Greenwood was born on November 5, 1971 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood. He has been married to Sharona Katan since 1995. They have three children. See full bio »
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 2013 Mato Sem Cachorro (writer: "No Surprises" - as Johnny Greenwood)
 2013 Prisoners (writer: "Codex" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2012 The Master (writer: "Baton Sparks" from "48 Responses To Polymorphia", "Overtones", "Able-Bodied Seamen" (uncredited), "Time Hole" (uncredited), "Alethia" (uncredited), "Atomic Healer" (uncredited), "Application 45 Version 1" (uncredited), "Sweetness of Freddie" (uncredited))
 2012 Step Up Revolution (writer: "Pyramid Song (Zed's Dead Remix)" - as Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood)
 2011 50/50 (writer: "High and Dry" - as Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood)
 2011 The Man from the Future (writer: "Creep")
 2011 Something Borrowed (writer: "Fake Plastic Trees")
 2010 Je n'ai pas changé (Short) (writer: "The National Anthem" - as J. Greenwood)
 2010 Life as We Know It (writer: "Creep" - as J. Greenwood)
 2010 8 Uhr 28 (writer: "No surprises")
 2010 Incendies (writer: "You and Whose Army?", "Like Spinning Plates" - as Jonathan RG. Greenwood)
 2010 Confessions (writer: "Last Flowers")
 2010 On Tour (writer: "I Will" - as Jonathan Greenwod)
 2010 Countdown to Zero (Documentary) (writer: "Reckoner")
 2009 After.Life (writer: "Exit Music: For A Film")
 2009 Whip It (writer: "No Surprises")
 2009 Mammoth (writer: "House Of Cards")
 2008/I Twilight (writer: "15 Step" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2008 New York, I Love You (writer: "No Surprises" (1997) - as Greenwood)
 2008 August (writer: "Kid A" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2008 Choke (writer: "Reckoner" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2008 The Business of Being Born (Documentary) (writer: "Everything in Its Right Place")
 2007 There Will Be Blood (writer: "Popcorn Superhet Receiver", "Smear", "Prospectors Quartet" (uncredited))
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "High and Dry" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2006 Amitié (writer: "Polyethylene (Parts 1 and 2)" - as Johnathan Richard Guy Greenwood)
 2006 Children of Men (writer: "Life in a Glass House" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (writer: "Fog", "Skttrbrain (Four Tet Remix)", "Amazing Sounds of Orgy" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2006 Southland Tales (writer: "Planet Telex" (Live in San Francisco) - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (performer: "Do the Hippogriff", "This is the Night", "Magic Works")
 2002 Unfaithful (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)")
 2001 Vanilla Sky (as Jonathan Greenwood, "Everything In Its Right Place" (2000), "I Might Be Wrong" (2001))
 2001 Life as a House (writer: "How to Disappear Completely" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 1998 Meeting People Is Easy (Documentary) (writer: "I will. (No man's Land.)", "Life in a Glasshouse", "How To Disappear Completely", "Creep", "Planet Telex", "Street Spirit (Fade Out)", "Palo Alto", "Nude")
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "How Can You Be Sure?")
 1996 Romeo + Juliet (performer: "Talk Show Host", "Exit Music (For A Film)") / (writer: "Talk Show Host", "Exit Music (For A Film)")
 1994 S.F.W. (writer: "Creep" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
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5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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I think guitarists are really over-admired and over-revered. I don't mind when people are telling me about their 1971 Firebird, but it's the same thing as people telling me about their car or something. It's fine if you have an interest. By talking with me though, you could be interviewing a novelist about guitars. It's the same thing, except I don't write that well either. I like my guitar and I... See more »


Originally recruited by Radiohead on harmonica. See more »


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