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Nick Lowe (II)


Nick Lowe was born on March 24, 1949 in Woodchurch, Suffolk, England. He was previously married to Carlene Carter. See full bio »

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Adventureland
Adventureland Soundtrack
(2009)
Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation Soundtrack
(2003)
The Hangover Part II
(2011)
10 Things I Hate About You
(1999)

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 2016 Helping Hands (Short) (performer: "Cruel to Be Kind") / (writer: "Cruel to Be Kind") (completed)
  Catastrophe (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2017) (writer - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... (performer: "So It Goes" - uncredited) / (writer: "So It Goes" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... (performer: "I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass" - uncredited)
 2016 Preacher (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (writer: "The Beast In Me" - uncredited)
  Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Cindy Crawford/Chris D'Elia/Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets (2015) ... (performer: "Christmas at the Airport") / (writer: "Christmas at the Airport")
  Scorpion (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Cuba Libre (2015) ... (performer: "Cruel to Be Kind" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cruel to Be Kind" - uncredited)
 2015 Truman (performer: "Crackin' Up")
 2015 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robert Downey Jr./Chris Russo/Elvis Costello (2015) ... (writer: "When I Write the Book")
 2015 A Perfect Storm: 1979 Daytona 500 (Documentary) (writer: "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" - as Nicholas Orain Lowe)
 2014 East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem (Documentary) (lyrics: "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding") / (music: "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding")
 2014 Anarchy in Manchester (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (performer: "Shake and Pop")
 2014 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kamandi at Earth's End #6 (2014) ... (writer: "Cruel to be Kind")
  Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Up Helly Aa (2014) ... (performer: "Heart Of The City" - uncredited) / (writer: "Heart Of The City" - uncredited)
 2014 Electric Slide (performer: "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass") / (writer: "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass")
  Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Seventies (2014) ... (performer: "I Like The Sound of Breaking Glass") / (writer: "I Like The Sound of Breaking Glass")
 2013 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1978 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass") / (writer: "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass")
  Raising Hope (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Spanks Butt, No Spanks (2012) ... (performer: "Cruel to Be Kind" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cruel to Be Kind" - uncredited)
 2012 Smashed (writer: "Cruel To Be Kind")
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Cold Grey Light of Dawn (2011) ... (performer: "Cold Grey Light Of Dawn" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cold Grey Light Of Dawn" - uncredited)
 2011 Jedermann Remixed (TV Movie) (writer: "The Beast in Me")
 2011 The Hangover Part II (writer: "The Beast In Me")
 2010 Rio Sex Comedy (performer: "All Men Are Liars", "Half a Boy and Half A Man") / (writer: "All Men Are Liars", "Half a Boy and Half A Man" - as Nicholas Drain Lowe)
  90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Another, Another Chance (2010) ... (performer: "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass" - uncredited)
 2009 Adventureland (performer: "So It Goes") / (writer: "So It Goes")
 2008 A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (TV Movie) (writer: " (What's So Funny 'bout) Peace, Love And Understanding")
 2008 Live from Daryl's House (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Nick Lowe (2008) ... (performer: "I Live on a Battlefield", "Shelley My Love", "Rome Wasn't Built in a Day", "Cruel to Be Kind", "Time I Took a Holiday", "River Songs")
 2008 Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden? (Documentary) (writer: "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding")
 2008 I.O.U.S.A. (Documentary) (lyrics: "Cruel to Be Kind") / (music: "Cruel to Be Kind") / (performer: "Cruel to Be Kind")
 2007 If It Ain't Stiff (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "So It Goes", "Let's Eat") / (writer: "So It Goes", "Let's Eat")
 2007 In the Land of Women (writer: "When I Write the Book")
  Bones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- The Man in the Cell (2007) ... (performer: "What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love and Understanding?") / (writer: "What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love and Understanding?")
 2006 Wild Seven (writer: "Shake That Rat")
 2005 The Right Spectacle: The Very Best of Elvis Costello - The Videos (Video) (writer: "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love and Understanding")
 2005 The Story of Rock 'n' Roll Comics (Documentary) (writer: "What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love, and Understanding")
  Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Blank Generation (2005) ... (performer: "Cruel To Be Kind") / (writer: "Cruel To Be Kind", " (So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding")
 2005 Elvis Costello and the Imposters: Live in Memphis (Video documentary) (writer: " (What's So Funny About) Peace, Love and Understanding")
 2004 Stateside (writer: "When I Write the Book" - as Lowe)
 2003 Lost in Translation (writer: "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" (1974))
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- With Honor (2002) ... (performer: "The Poor Side Of Town" - uncredited)
 2001 Me Without You (producer: "Whole Wide World" (1978))
 2001 Angel Eyes (performer: "You Inspire Me") / (writer: "You Inspire Me")
 2000 The Pretenders: Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (producer: "Stop Your Sobbing")
 2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (performer: "Seven Nights to Rock", "Half a Boy, Half a Man") / (writer: "Half a Boy, Half a Man")
 1999 Mumford (performer: "From Now On") / (producer: "From Now On") / (writer: "From Now On")
 1999 10 Things I Hate About You (writer: "Cruel To Be Kind" - as Nicholas Drain Lowe)
 1999 200 Cigarettes ("Cruel to Be Kind", " (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, & Understanding") / (performer: "Cruel to Be Kind")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Pilot (1999) ... (performer: "The Beast In Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Beast In Me" - uncredited)
 1998 Hope Floats (writer: "All I Get")
 1998/I I Want You (producer: "I Want You")
 1998 Dead Man's Curve (writer: "Cruel to Be Kind" - as Lowe)
 1997 Bad Manners (writer: "What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?")
 1995 All Men Are Liars (writer: "All Men Are Liars")
 1994 Floundering (writer: " (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding")
 1992 The Bodyguard (writer: " (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding")
 1992 Singles (writer: " (What's so Funny 'bout) Peace, Love and Understanding")
 1989 Little Monsters (writer: "(I LOVE THE SOUND OF) BREAKING GLASS")
 1988 1969 (producer: "Windows of the World")
 1987 Planes, Trains & Automobiles (writer: "Gonna Move")
 1986 Club Paradise (producer: "Seven-Day Weekend")
 1986 Absolute Beginners (writer: "Little Cat (You've never had it so good)")
 1983 Easy Money ("We Want Action") / (performer: "We Want Action")
 1980 Up the Academy (performer: "Heart Of The City") / (writer: "Heart Of The City")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1977 - 1979) (performer - 5 episodes, 1978 - 1979)
- Episode dated 4 October 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Cruel to be Kind") / (writer: "Cruel to be Kind")
- Episode dated 13 September 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Cruel to be Kind")
- Episode dated 30 August 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Cruel to Be Kind") / (writer: "Cruel to Be Kind")
- Episode dated 7 June 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Crackin' Up") / (writer: "Crackin' Up")
- Episode dated 8 February 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Milk & Alcohol")
 1979 Americathon (performer: "Without Love") / (producer: "Chelsea", "Crawling to the U.S.A.", "Without Love") / (writer: "Without Love")
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (performer: "So It Goes") / (writer: "So It Goes")
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Les on a Ledge (1978) ... (performer: "They Called It Rock") / (writer: "They Called It Rock")
 1974 Van Oekel's Discohoek (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (1974) ... (performer: "Country girl")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Jesus of Cool"

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Alternate Names:

Brinsley Schwarz
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Trivia:

Singer/songwriter/musician. Had a #12 hit with "Cruel to be Kind" in September of 1979. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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