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Mick Hucknall


Mick Hucknall sang in a punk band called the Frantic Elevators, who released four singles, all of which failed to chart. They disbanded in 1982 and Hucknall formed a more successful venture, Simply Red, in 1984. Their first single, a cover of the Valentine Brothers' "Money's Too Tight (to Mention)", was a no. 13 hit in 1985. But the band's next ... See full bio »

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 2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.10 (2016) ... (writer: "Stars")
 2015/III Sisters (writer: "Holding Back the Years" - as Michael Hucknall)
 2014 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Enamorados de la Moda (2014) ... (writer: "Stars")
 2014 Alba (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1995 (2014) ... (writer: "Fairground (Single Edit)")
 2014 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 3, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years" - uncredited)
 2014 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2014) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "Something Got Me Started (Hurley's House Mix)" - as Michael James Hucknall)
 2013 Sunday Brunch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.44 (2013) ... (performer: "Turn Back the Hands of Time")
 2011 Idool 2011 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 2 - I Love the 90s (2011) ... (writer: "Stars")
 2009 Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 2008 They Came from Manchester: Five Decades of Mancunian Pop (TV Movie) (writer: "Holding Back The Years")
 2008 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #32.7 (2008) ... (performer: "Farther Up The Road")
 2007 The Nanny Diaries (writer: "Stay")
 2006 Polly World: Her First Full-Length Movie (Video) ("Smile")
 2005 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 24: Group 3 (2005) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eat a Peach (2005) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 2004 De-Lovely (performer: "I Love You" (1943))
 2003-2004 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 February 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Stars" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 25 September 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years" - uncredited)
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.9 (2003) ... (writer: "Sunrise")
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie) (writer: "Holding Back The Years")
 2001 Zwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Comeback für Conrad (2001) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years" - uncredited)
 2000 Whatever It Takes (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 2000 Love & Basketball (writer: "Holding Back The Years" - as Michael James Hucknall)
 1999 An Audience with Tom Jones (TV Special) (performer: "Ain't That a Lot of Love")
 1999 Me Myself I (writer: "So Beautiful" (1995) - as M. Hucknall)
 1986-1998 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 May 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Say You Love Me")
- Episode dated 14 December 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Remembering The First Time")
- Episode dated 19 October 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Fairground")
- Episode dated 12 October 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Fairground")
- Episode dated 5 October 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Fairground")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "Fairground")
 1995 Jack & Sarah (writer: "Stars")
 1991-1994 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.7 (1994) ... (writer: "For Your Babies")
- Episode #2.5 (1991) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 1992 Après l'amour (writer: "The Right Thing")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Verleden tijd (1992) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years" - uncredited)
 1989 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Jolly Boys' Outing (1989) ... (writer: "Turn It Up", "Move On Out" - uncredited)
- Little Problems (1989) ... (writer: "Holding Back The Years" - uncredited)
 1988 Frantic (writer: "I'm Gonna' Lose You")
 1987 3 Men and a Baby (writer: "The Right Thing")
 1987 Cross My Heart (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 1987 A Year in the Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Do People Do All Day? (1987) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years")
 1986-1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- By Hooker by Crook (1987) ... (writer: "Holding Back the Years" - uncredited)
- The Good Collar (1986) ... (writer: "A Picture Book" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "A New Flame, Simply Red" for WEA Records

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simply Red

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What people say I am worth is bollocks. But I grew up with the idea that socialism meant the Labour Party, and that's what it still means to me. It comes down to social justice, social welfare, everybody getting an equal shot at what life has to offer. I don't see that having a few bob is a contradiction of those beliefs. I still believe in the Labour Party, though I do question some of their ... See more »

Trivia:

Simply Red were joint winners (with The KLF) of the 1992 Brit Award for British Group. See more »

Trademark:

Extensive vocal range and memorable phrasing

Star Sign:

Gemini

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