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Alex James was born on November 21, 1968 in Boscombe, Dorset, England as Steven Alexander James. He has been married to Claire Neate since 2003. They have one child. See full bio »

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Trainspotting
Trainspotting Soundtrack
(1996)
The World's End
The World's End Soundtrack
(2013)
The Beach
The Beach Soundtrack
(2000)
Charlie's Angels
Charlie's Angels Soundtrack
(2000)

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 2017 Glastonbury 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 1, Part 1 (2017) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2017 Catastrophe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... (writer: "Good Song" - uncredited)
 2017 Baby Driver ("Intermission")
 2017 Snooker: Coral Welsh Open (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2017: Day Seven - Part 2 (2017) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
- 2017: Day Seven - Part 1 (2017) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
- 2017: Day Six - Part 2 (2017) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2016 Oasis in Their Own Words (TV Short documentary) (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
  Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Sean Wilson (2016) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
- Ricky Groves (2016) ... (writer: "Parklife" - uncredited)
 2016 Central Intelligence (writer: "Song 2" - as Steven James)
  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #10.13 (2016) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.12 (2016) ... (writer: "Stop" - uncredited)
 2016 Live Boxing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Haye Day II: David Haye vs. Arnold Gjergjaj (2016) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby (writer: "Parklife")
 2016 La gent normal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Canviar d'orientació sexual d'adult, com es viu? (2016) ... (writer: "Girls & Boys")
 2015 International Test Series 2015 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- England vs. New Zealand: Match 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
- England vs. New Zealand: Match 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2015 Girl in a Band (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Girls and Boys", "Country House" - uncredited)
 2015 It Was Alright in the 70s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cool Britannia (2015) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2015 Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Into the Mainstream (2015) ... (writer: "Parklife" - uncredited)
  Weekly Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2015) (music - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.212 (2015) ... (writer: "Run Devil Run", "Hoot")
- Episode #1.173 (2014) ... (music: "Hoot")
  My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (music - 7 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Who Is Stan Ford? (2015) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited) / (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
- Friday (2014) ... (music: "End of a Century" - uncredited)
- Girls (2014) ... (music: "Chemical World" - uncredited)
- Alarm (2014) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2 (2013) ... (music: "The Universal", "Far Out" - uncredited)
 2015 Prized Apart (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Vindaloo" - uncredited) / (writer: "Parklife", "Girls & Boys", "Look Inside America" - uncredited)
 2015 TFI Friday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 19th Anniversary Special (2015) ... (writer: "Coffee + TV (Live)" - uncredited)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scarlett Johansson/David Steinberg/Blur (2015) ... (writer: "Ong Ong")
 2014 England's Top 53 Footy Goals (TV Special) (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2014 Britpop at the BBC (TV Movie) (music: "Girls & Boys", "Parklife")
 2014 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prom (2014) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2014 Impractical Jokers (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (music: "Tender" - uncredited)
 2013 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #27.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Coffee + TV" - uncredited)
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
  That Music Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited) / (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2013 The World's End (as Steven James, "There's No Other Way")
 2013 G.B.F. (writer: "GIRLS AND BOYS" (Pet Shop Boys Remix)" - as James)
 2013 The Dumping Ground (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- The Real Faith Davis (2013) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
 2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Because You're My Sister (2013) ... (writer: "Under the Westway" - uncredited)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2012 London Calling (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Fuck Art Let's Dance (2012) ... (music: "Stereotypes")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2012) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
 2012 Cleanskin (lyrics: "Out of Time" - as Steven James) / (music: "Out of Time" - as Steven James)
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (courtesy: "Parklife") / (music: "Parklife") / (writer: "Parklife")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Song 2")
 2011 Showboaters (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (music: "The Universal", "Girls & Boys" - uncredited)
  Being Erica (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Born This Way (2011) ... (lyrics: "Girls and Boys") / (music: "Girls and Boys")
 2011 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011) ... (writer: "Girls and Boys" - as Steven Alexander James)
 2011 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (Documentary) (writer: "Girls and Boys" - as Steven Alexander James)
 2010 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Total Stunts (2010) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 5. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "Song 2")
 2010 Madden NFL 11 (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 2010 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Awards (2010) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
  Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Turkish Grand Prix (2010) ... (music: "The Universal" - uncredited)
- The Australian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Parklife")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.82 (2010) ... (performer: "Parklife", "No Distance Left to Run", "Song 2") / (writer: "Parklife", "No Distance Left to Run", "Song 2")
 2009 Ànima (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.15 (2009) ... (writer: "Parklife")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 2008 LOL (Laughing Out Loud) ® (writer: "Boys And Girls")
 2008 The Love Guru (writer: "Song 2")
 2008 Henry Poole Is Here (writer: "Song 2" - as Alexander James)
 2008 Torchwood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2008) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2007 Virgin Territory (writer: "Tender")
 2007 The Good Night (writer: "The Universal" - as Steven Alexander James)
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Beetlebum")
 2006 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stanley's Cup (2006) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2006 Sinchronicity (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (music: "Sweet Song" - uncredited)
 2006 Southland Tales (writer: "Tender" - as Steven James)
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 2006 Meine verrückte türkische Hochzeit (TV Movie) (writer: "Song 2")
 2006 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Exposition (2006) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2005 Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wannabe: The 1990s (2005) ... (writer: "Country House", "Girls & Boys" - uncredited)
 2003 Watch My Lips (Video) (writer: "Move This Mountain" - as James)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Parklife")
 2003 120 Minutes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Streets (2003) ... (writer: "M.O.R.")
 2003 Live Forever (Documentary) (writer: "Parklife")
 1996-2001 EastEnders (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 November 2001 (2001) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 23 July 2001 (2001) ... (music: "Tender" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 January 2001 (2001) ... (music: "Tender" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 3 October 1996 (1996) ... (music: "The Universal" - uncredited)
 2001/I Star (Short) (writer: "Song 2")
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pine Barrens (2001) ... (writer: "Coffee & TV")
 2000/II Brothers (writer: "Song 2")
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (writer: "It Could Be You")
 2000 The Best of Blur (Video) (music: "Country House", "Charmless Man", "Stereotypes", "The Universal")
 1995-2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 October 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Music Is My Radar", "Girls And Boys")
- Episode dated 23 November 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "The Universal")
- Episode dated 31 August 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Country House")
- Episode dated 3 August 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Country House")
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "Song 2" - as Steven Alexander James)
 2000 There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (performer: "Blue Moon", "Do You Believe?") / (writer: "Do You Believe?")
 2000 Playing Mona Lisa (writer: "Tender")
 2000/I The Beach (writer: "On Your Own" - as James)
 1995-1999 Top of the Pops 2 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- TOTP2 Presents the Nineties (1999) ... (writer: "Song 2")
- Britpop: Then and Now (1995) ... (writer: "Jubilee")
 1999 Robbie Williams: Live at Slane Castle (TV Movie) (writer: "Song 2")
 1999 Rogue Trader (writer: "Song 2")
 1999 Fast Food (writer: "SMDU")
 1999 Playing the Field (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... (music: "Vindaloo" - uncredited)
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sunday, Cruddy Sunday (1999) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1998 FIFA Road to World Cup 98 (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (writer: "Parklife")
 1998 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Alan McGee: The Man Who Discovered Oasis (1998) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
 1998 Dead Man on Campus (writer: "Cowboy Song")
 1997-1998 Daria (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- I Don't (1998) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
- Too Cute (1997) ... (music: "Beeltebum" - uncredited)
- Malled (1997) ... (music: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1997 The Lakes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1997 The Drum (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis Special (1997) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1997 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 July 1997 (1997) ... (music: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1997 Egos & Icons (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis (1997) ... (writer: "Girls and Boys" - uncredited)
 1997 House of America (writer: "Girls and Boys")
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "She's So High")
 1997 Welcome to Sarajevo (as James, "Eine Kleine Lift Musik")
 1997 Guitars for Goalposts (Video documentary) (writer: "Parklife", "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1996 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Modern Men (1996) ... (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
 1996 Trainspotting (music: "Sing")
 1995 Blur: Country House (Video short) (music: "Country House")
 1995 Nine O'Clock News (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 August 1995 (1995) ... (music: "Country House" - uncredited)
 1995 Brit Awards 1995 (TV Special) (music: "Girls & Boys")
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Other Works:

Magazine Article: "Chop! Chop! Confessions of a reformed vegetarian" by Alex James, The Independent: Extra [The Independent], 27 December 2006, pages 2 -5, Independent News & Media Ltd See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fat Les 2000 | Blur

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think Adele is amazing and has a fantastic career in front of her.

Trivia:

A columnist for "The Independent Newspaper" [UK], usually under the byline "The Great Escape". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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