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Gary Kemp was born in Islington, London in October 1959. On his 10th birthday, he got his first guitar from his parents. In the 70s, he and his younger brother, Martin Kemp, went to learn drama at Anna Scher's acting school. Then, in 1978, Gary Kemp formed "The Makers". After Richard Miller left, his brother replaced him on bass. That's when Gary ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ice T/Andrew Rannells/Lupe Fiasco (2015) ... (writer: "True")
 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "To Cut a Long Story Short")
 2014 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Keira Knightley/Nate Parker/Spandau Ballet (2014) ... (writer: "True")
 2013 Sunday All Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1960s, 1970s, 1980s (2013) ... (writer: "Gold")
 2013 The World's End ("Set Adrift on Memory Bliss")
 2013 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 2012 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.3 (2012) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 2008-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Gold" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2008) ... (writer: "Gold")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 7 Results (2012) ... (writer: "Gold")
 2012 Big Brother's Bit on the Side (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 September 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Through the Barricades" - uncredited)
 2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (writer: "Set Adrift On Memory Of Bliss" (Radio Edit))
 2012 White Heat (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Eye of the Needle (2012) ... (writer: "Chant No 1" - uncredited)
 2012 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.9 (2012) ... (writer: "True")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "Gold" - as G. Kemp)
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "True")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Five (2011) ... (writer: "True")
 2004-2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 August 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 15 July 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (writer: "True")
 2011/I Paranoia (Video) (writer: "I Know This Much Is True")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2010 Semi-FInal (2010) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Megastars with Megabucks (2010) ... (writer: "Gold" - uncredited)
 2010 The 5 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.22 (2010) ... (writer: "True")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "True")
 2010 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- JJ (2010) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.87 (2010) ... (performer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
  Alan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... (performer: "Gold") / (writer: "Gold")
 2009 House of Boys (writer: "Musclebound")
 2009 Modern Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Great Expectations (2009) ... (writer: "True")
 2009 The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 2 November 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Gold")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "To Cut A Long Story Short")
 2009 Harry Brown (writer: "Gold" (1983))
 2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper (writer: "True" - as Gary James Kemp)
 2009 Vive les vacances! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (writer: "True")
 2008 Ugly Melanie (writer: "True (Edit)")
 2008 Faintheart (writer: "True")
 2008 $5 a Day (writer: "Lifeline")
 2008 Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (writer: "True")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Chant No. 1" - uncredited)
 2008 Karma Magnet (Short) (writer: "You Never Know Your Love")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss")
 2007 Razzle Dazzle (writer: "Gold")
 2006 Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (writer: "True")
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Much Ado About Nothing (2005) ... (writer: "True")
 2005 Sky High (writer: "True")
 2005 Murder in Suburbia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Estate Agents (2005) ... (writer: "Gold" - uncredited)
 2005 Brothers in Arms (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Gold", "To Cut a Long Story Short", "True", "Chant No. 1" - uncredited)
 2004 Dog Gone Love (writer: "True")
 2003-2004 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blindes Vertrauen (2004) ... (writer: "Through the Barricades" - uncredited)
- Wolf im Schafspelz (2003) ... (writer: "Through The Barricades")
 2004 50 First Dates (writer: "True")
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gleen (2003) ... (writer: "True")
 2003 Duplex (writer: "True" (1982))
 2003 Intermission (writer: "True")
 2003 Grind (writer: "True")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 ... (writer: "Gold" - uncredited)
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Gold")
 2002 The Tuxedo (writer: "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss")
 2002 I'm with Lucy (writer: "True")
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Gold" - uncredited)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "True")
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Red Light on the Wedding Night (2001) ... (writer: "True")
 2001 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Judgement (2001) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "True")
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "True")
 1999 Spaced (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gatherings (1999) ... (writer: "True")
 1999 With or Without You (writer: "True")
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "She Loved Like Diamonds")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "True")
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Milhouse Divided (1996) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 1994 New Wave Hits of the 80's: Just Can't Get Enough Vol. 2 (Video short) (writer: "True")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Geld (1992) ... (writer: "True" - uncredited)
 1990 Arrivederci Millwall (writer: "Chant No. 1")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Only When you Leave", "Virgin", "True")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (writer: "True")
 1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Chant No.1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)")
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Other Works:

He acted in James Phillips' play, "The Rubenstein Kiss," at the Hampstead Theatre in London, England with Samantha Bond, Alan Cox and Will Keen in the cast.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Spandau Ballet

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think that Will Young is this generation's Des O'Connor or Max Bygraves. Where is the sex, drama and outrage in music anymore? See more »

Trivia:

Has only 1 kidney while his brother Martin has 3. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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