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Rupert Holmes

Rupert Holmes was born on February 24, 1947, in Cheshire, England. Soon after, he ventured forth to America (New York) with his British mum and Air Force dad. After graduating from the Manhattan School of Music, Mr. Holmes delved into the art of melodious sound. A successful piano player for both the Cuff Links and the Buoys, with whom he had his ... See full bio »
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 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2013 Behind the Candelabra (TV Movie) (writer: "I Belong with You")
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- We'll Meet Again (2012) ... (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" - uncredited)
  Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Bloodstrike #1 (2012) ... (performer: "Escape") / (writer: "Escape")
 2011 The Sitter (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1979)) / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1979))
 2010 Grown Ups (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)")
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Unleashed (2009) ... (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" - uncredited)
 2008 Wanted (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)")
 2008 Remarkable Power (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- My Big Fat Greek Rush Week (2006) ... ("Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2005 Bewitched (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1979)) / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1979))
 2004 Las Vegas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Count of Montecito (2004) ... (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Eye Inside (2003) ... (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 2003 American Splendor (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" (1979)) / (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" (1979))
 2002 The Sweetest Thing (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)")
 2001 ER (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic (2001) ... (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)" - uncredited)
 2001 Shrek (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1975)) / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" (1975))
 1999-2000 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bart to the Future (2000) ... (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)")
- Sunday, Cruddy Sunday (1999) ... (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)" - uncredited)
 1999 Detroit Rock City (performer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 1999 The General's Daughter (writer: "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)")
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (writer: "Escape To Jamaica")
 1998 Dirty Work (performer: "Escape (the Piña Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (the Piña Colada Song)")
 1996 Mars Attacks! (performer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)") / (writer: "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)")
 1996 Remember WENN (TV Series) ("You Make It Christmas", "Christmas is Waiting For You", "A Girl Like Me", "And Then Some", "Salome on Wry") / (arranger: "When the Saints Go Marching In/Deutschland Uber Alles") / (writer: "Strong and Silent", "I Gotta Sing")
 1991 Hi Honey, I'm Home (TV Series) ("Hi Honey, I'm Home")
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge (writer: "You Got It All")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "There You Are", "Don't Quit While You're Ahead")
 1984 No Small Affair (performer: "No Small Affair")
 1980 The Christmas Raccoons (TV Movie) (performer: "Perfect Tree", "Shake the Sun")
 1980 Pink Lady (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... (writer: "Him")
 1976 A Star Is Born (lyrics: "QUEEN BEE", "EVERYTHING") / (music: "QUEEN BEE", "EVERYTHING")
 1972 A.W.O.L. (performer: "Nobody Hears the Sunrise") / (writer: "Nobody Hears the Sunrise")
  The Partridge Family (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1971) (music - 1 episode, 1971)
- In 25 Words or Less (1971) ... (lyrics: "Echo Valley") / (music: "Echo Valley")
 1970 The Animals ("There's So Little Time", Theme from "The Animals")
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Personal Quote:

I think writing for a world one has invented can be infinitely more interesting than writing for the world we've all inherited.

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His daughter, Wendy, died of cancer in 1986 at age 10. See more »

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