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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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Personal Quote:

I'm interested in what legacy you leave behind musically, not about what I am now, what I look like, whether I'm skinny, whether I'm fat, whether I'm good looking, whether I'm ugly. I don't think it matters. It's about the music. See more »

Trivia:

He is said to be worth £30,000,000. See more »

Trademark:

Extensive vocal range and memorable phrasing

Star Sign:

Gemini

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