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Jani Lane (1964–2011)

Jani Lane was born on February 1, 1964 in Akron, Ohio, USA as John Kennedy Oswald. He was married to Kimberly Nash, Rowanne Brewer and Bobbie Brown. He died on August 10, 2011 in Woodland Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2010-2014 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Reichenbach (2014) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie" - uncredited)
- The Song Remains the Same (2010) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2013 Halloween Thriller: Rise of the Zombie (Short) (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2013 Bad Grandpa (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- To Be with You by Mr. Big (2013) ... (writer: "Heaven")
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2012 The Guilt Trip (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "More Than Words / Heaven", "Cherry Pie" (uncredited))
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Glam Metal (2011) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2011 Workaholics (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dry Guys (2011) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie" - uncredited)
 2011 The Change-Up (writer: "Cherry Pie" - as John Oswald)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.113 (2011) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie" - uncredited)
 2010 Hung (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Even Steven or Luckiest Kid in Detroit (2010) ... (writer: "Heaven" - uncredited)
 2010 When in Rome (performer: "Cherry Pie") / (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls vs. Suits (2010) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie" - uncredited)
 2009 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tom's Divorce (2009) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie" - uncredited)
 2009 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (performer: "Cherry Pie") / (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2009 Nitro Circus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to Pastrana Land (2009) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2009 Spring Breakdown (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2008 Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (Video) (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 2007 Good Luck Chuck (writer: "Heaven")
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (lyrics: "CHERRY PIE") / (music: "CHERRY PIE")
 2005 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Joy's Wedding (2005) ... (writer: "Cherry Pie" - uncredited)
 2004 Surviving Christmas (lyrics: "Cherry Pie") / (music: "Cherry Pie")
 2000 Bring It On (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 1999 Mission Hill (TV Series) (writer: "Cherry Pie")
 1992 Gladiator (writer: "The Power")
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