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Michael Hutchence (1960–1997)

Michael Hutchence is one of the greatest singers and performers in Australia's history, with a career that spanned 20 years. Born to Kelland Hutchence and Patricia Hutchence (a film and television make-up artist), Michael was the second of three children. He grew up in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia, and often hung out with his mother on film sets,... See full bio »

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 2015 The D Train (writer: "Never Tear Us Apart" - as Michael Kelland Hutchence)
 2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (writer: "Need You Tonight" - as Michael Kelland Hutchence)
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You (writer: "Never Tear us Apart")
 2014 Behaving Badly (writer: "The One Thing")
 2013 The Way Way Back (writer: "New Sensation")
 2012 Vinyl Days (writer: "Mystify")
 2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (writer: "Devil Inside")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "What You Need")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "What You Need")
 2009 Adventureland (writer: "Don't Change" - as Michael Kelland Hutchence)
 2007 Towelhead (writer: "New Sensation")
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "Burn For You" - as M. Hutchence)
 2003 Monster (writer: "What You Need" (1985))
 2003 Shattered Glass (writer: "New Sensation")
 2003 Danny Deckchair (writer: "Don't Change" (1982) - as Hutchence)
 2002 40 Days and 40 Nights (writer: "New Sensation")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Devil Inside")
 2001 Donnie Darko (writer: "Never Tear Us Apart")
 2000 Coyote Ugly (writer: "Need You Tonight")
 2000 Sample People (writer: "Don't Change" - as Hutchence)
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (writer: ) / (writer: "Makes Me Sweat" - as M. Hutchence)
 1997 Face/Off ("Don't Lose Your Head")
 1996 Barb Wire (performer: "Spill the Wine")
 1995 Batman Forever (performer: "The Passenger")
 1994 Drop Zone ("The Strangest Party")
 1994 The Cowboy Way (writer: "Suicide Blonde")
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III ("Keep the Peace")
 1991 Mystery Date (lyrics: "Suicide Blonde", "Disappear", "On My Way") / (music: "Suicide Blonde", "Disappear", "On My Way")
 1991 Palm Harbor Vice (writer: "Laying Down the Law")
 1987 The Lost Boys (writer: "Laying Down The Law")
 1986 Dogs in Space (performer: "Rooms For the Memory", "Golf Course" (uncredited), "Dogs in Space", "The Green Dragon" (uncredited))
 1986 American Anthem (writer: "Same Direction")
 1986 Crocodile Dundee (writer: "Different World" - as M. Hutchence)
 1986 Pretty in Pink ("Do Wot You Do")
 1984 Reckless (lyrics: "THE ONE THING", "SOUL MISTAKE", "TO LOOK AT YOU") / (music: "THE ONE THING", "SOUL MISTAKE", "TO LOOK AT YOU")
 1982 Freedom (performer: "Speed Kills")
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Other Works:

Album - Live Baby, Live See more »

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4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

INXS | Michael


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Every actor I know wants to be a pop star. See more »


Attended Davidson High School in Sydney Australia, with Andrew Farriss. See more »



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