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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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 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reina Rey (2014) ... (writer: "Karma Police" - uncredited)
 2014/III The Gambler (writer: "Creep" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2014 Inherent Vice (performer: "Spooks", "Amethyst")
 2014 The Book of Life (writer: "Creep" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2014 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Violent Soho Guest Program Rage (2014) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android")
 2014 The 100 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- We Are Grounders: Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)" - uncredited)
 2014 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 9, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 2014 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- RAM (2014) ... (writer: "I Might Be Wrong")
 2014 I Origins (writer: "Motion Picture Soundtrack", "Life In A Glass House" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2013 Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auferstehung (2013) ... (writer: "Exit Music - For a Film")
 2013 Mato Sem Cachorro (writer: "No Surprises" - as Johnny Greenwood)
 2013 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (Documentary) (writer: "Everything In Its Right Place" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2013 Prisoners (writer: "Codex" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2013 Bates Motel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- First You Dream, Then You Die (2013) ... (writer: "The Tourist" - uncredited)
 2013 Mein, Lover, sein Vater und ich (TV Movie) (writer: "Karma Police" - uncredited)
 2013 We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (Documentary) (writer: "Jigsaw Falling Into Place")
 2012 Voice - Danmarks største stemme (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Første blindtest (2012) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 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 Island President (Documentary) (writer: "Electioneering", "Optimistic", "Weird Fishes/Arpeggi", "House Of Cards", "Tree Fingers", "In Limbo", "Everything In It's Right Place", "Reckoner", "Idioteque", "How To Disappear Completely", "Kid A", "Morning Bell", "Hunting Bears", "I Might Be Wrong")
 2011 The Man from the Future (writer: "Creep")
 2011 BBC Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prom 38: Film Music Night (2011) ... (writer: "Norwegian Wood")
 2011 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus Agent X (2011) ... (writer: "Codex" - uncredited)
 2011 Something Borrowed (writer: "Fake Plastic Trees")
 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unleashed (2011) ... (writer: "Little By Little" - uncredited)
 2010 Je n'ai pas changé (Short) (writer: "The National Anthem" - as J. Greenwood)
 2010 Nikita (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dark Matter (2010) ... (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)" - uncredited)
 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 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Spanish Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Electioneering" - uncredited)
 2010 Countdown to Zero (Documentary) (writer: "Reckoner")
 2010 GasLand (Documentary) (writer: "4 Minute Warning" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2009 After.Life (writer: "Exit Music: For A Film")
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Broken (2009) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 2009 Home Time (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 2009 Whip It (writer: "No Surprises")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Two of 16 Voted Off (2009) ... (writer: "15 Step")
 2009 I Come with the Rain (lyrics: "Nude", "Climbing Up the Walls", "Bulletproof (Wish I Was)" - as Jonathan Greenwood) / (music: "Nude", "Climbing Up the Walls", "Bulletproof (Wish I Was)" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2009 Veronika Decides to Die (writer: "Everything In It's Right Place" (Live Version) - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2009 Mammoth (writer: "House Of Cards")
 2008/I Twilight (writer: "15 Step" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2008 Under the Salt (writer: "Videotape" - as Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood)
 2008 New York, I Love You (writer: "No Surprises" (1997) - as Greenwood)
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 Perform (2008) ... (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)")
 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)
 2007 Turkish for Beginners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Die, in der ich ein Kranich bin (2007) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 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)
 2006 Kiss me Kismet (TV Movie) (writer: "No Surprises")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Death Kiss (2006) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android" - uncredited)
- Ha-Mishpat: Part 1 (2006) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android" - uncredited)
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Planet Telex" - as Jonathan Greenwood)
 2005 Global Frequency (TV Movie) (writer: "There There")
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (performer: "Do the Hippogriff", "This is the Night", "Magic Works")
 2005 History Detectives (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coney Island Lion/Legacy of a Doll/Ballet Shoes (2005) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Hard Straight (2005) ... (writer: "Exit Music" - as Jonathon Greenwood)
 2004 Long Way Round (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android" - uncredited)
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Parallel Play (2004) ... (writer: "Lucky" - uncredited)
 2003 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El Ha-Ma'ayan (2003) ... (writer: "Karma police")
 2002 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Patricia Cornwell: Stalking the Ripper (2002) ... (writer: "Climbing Up the Walls" - uncredited)
 2002 Hitting It Hard (Video documentary short) (writer: "I Might Be Wrong")
 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)
 2001 Like a Hurricane: The Alex Higgins Story (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Electioneering", "Climbing Up the Walls" - uncredited)
 1999 Undressed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Porn That Went Bump in the Night (1999) ... (writer: "Karma Police" - uncredited)
 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")
 1997-1998 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Ill (1998) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
- The Misery Chick (1997) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android" - uncredited)
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "How Can You Be Sure?")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "Just", "Lucky" (uncredited))
 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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Jamaican reggae is the style of music I always reach for when ranting to friends about how you could listen to one style of music exclusively for the rest of your life - and it would all be great and varied and worth hearing. See more »


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Wearing a doctor prescribed wrist brace due to his aggressive guitar playing behaviour. See more »

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