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David Knopfler

David Knopfler was born on December 27, 1952 in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a composer, known for Laser Mission (1989), Jacob hinter der blauen Tür (1987) and Bathory (2000). See full bio »

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Laser Mission
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 1993 Der große Bellheim (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Teil 4 (1993)
- Teil 3 (1993)
- Teil 2 (1993)
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Shergar (1986)
 1985 Tatort (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Doppelspiel (1985)
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 2000 Bathory (Short)
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 1989 Laser Mission (writer: "Mercenary Man" - uncredited)
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 2005 Brothers in Arms (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Soul Kissing" - uncredited) / (writer: "Soul Kissing" - uncredited)
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 2004 José Carreras Gala (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (2004) ... Himself
 2002 BingoLotto (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Episode #22.3 (2002) ... Himself - Musical Guest
 1986 Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms (TV Movie)
 1984 Festival di Sanremo (TV Series)
- Episode #34.1 (1984) ... Himself
 1980 WWF Club (TV Series)
Himself (1983)
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 2000 Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (Video)
Himself (guitar)

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Was a member of the band Dire Straits up until the Communique album, after which he left because he felt that the band was becoming too big. See more »

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