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Jeff Lynne


Jeff Lynne was born on December 30, 1947 in Birmingham, England as Jeffrey Lynne. See full bio »

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 2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Auditions 4 (2016) ... (writer: "Believe" - uncredited)
 2016 A Hologram for the King (lyrics: "Turn To Stone") / (music: "Turn To Stone")
  Acció política (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Episode #1.14 (2016) ... (performer: "Won't Back Down") / (writer: "Won't Back Down")
 2016 Molly (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (writer: "Xanadu" - as J. Lynne)
 2016 The Rack Pack (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Jennifer Lawrence/Michael B. Jordan/Jeff Lynne's ELO (2015) ... (performer: "When I Was a Boy") / (writer: "When I Was a Boy")
 2015 Ricki and the Flash (writer: "Laredo Tornado")
 2015 Official! Biggest Hits of the 90s (TV Movie) (writer: "I Believe")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Queen Latifah vs. Marlon Wayans (2015) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2015 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- One Last Ride: Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "End of the Line" - uncredited)
- One Last Ride: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "End of the Line" - uncredited)
 2015 The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (producer: "Evil Woman", "Mr. Blue Sky") / (writer: "Evil Woman", "Mr. Blue Sky", "Stay with Me")
 2015 Strange Magic (writer: "Strange Magic")
 2014 Matzav Ha'Uma (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.4 (2014) ... (music: "Kol Ma SheTirtzu")
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 December 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Running Down a Dream")
 2014 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kai (2014) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'" - uncredited)
 2014 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Annette Castellano Is My Nemesis (2014) ... (writer: "Strange Magic" - uncredited)
 2014 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marvel Super Special #17: Xanadu (2014) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 2014 Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 13, Part 3 - Mixed Doubles Final (2014) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'" - uncredited)
 2014 Wimbledon 2day (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 13 (2014) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'" - uncredited)
 2014 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dana Carvey/Ellie Kemper/Sam Smith (2014) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2014 Behaving Badly (writer: "Go Right Ahead")
 2014 The Voice Israel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Louis C.K./Sam Smith (2014) ... (writer: "Stay with Me")
 2014 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Friday (2014) ... (writer: "Free Falling" - uncredited)
 2014 The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles (TV Special) (performer: "Something", "Hey Bulldog")
 2013 American Hustle (performer: "Stream of Stars", "10538 Overture", "Clair de lune") / (producer: "Long Black Road", "10538 Overture", "Clair de lune") / (writer: "Stream of Stars", "10538 Overture", "Long Black Road")
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "Xanadu")
 2013 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 29 (2013) ... (writer: "Waterfall (Instrumental Mix)" - uncredited)
 2013 The Great British Year (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Winter (2013) ... (writer: "Mister Blue Sky" - uncredited)
 2013 Battle of the Year (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2013 The Newsroom (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unintended Consequences (2013) ... (writer: "You Got It" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Episode #21.153 (2013) ... (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.106 (2013) ... (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.98 (2013) ... (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.75 (2013) ... (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream" - uncredited)
 2008-2013 De wereld draait door (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 1 March 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Heb ik het op film" (Handle me with care) - uncredited)
- Episode #4.43 (2008) ... (writer: "I Won't Back Down" - uncredited)
 2013 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- After School Special (2013) ... (writer: "Go Right Ahead" - uncredited)
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jesus, Mary and Joseph! (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down" - uncredited)
 2012 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lanie Lane Guest Programs Rage (2012) ... (writer: "You Got It")
- Tame Impala Guest Program Rage (2012) ... (writer: "Here Is the News")
 2012 Won't Back Down (writer: "Learning To Fly", "I Won't Back Down")
 2012 The Iceman (writer: "Livin' Thing")
 2012 Savages (performer: "Do Ya") / (writer: "Do Ya")
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2012 Grand Finale (2012) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bon rotllo (2012) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2011 The Sitter (writer: "Because I Got It Like That (Ultimatium Mix)")
 2011 Em dónes vida. El llibre i el disc de La Marató (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Tot el que tinc")
 2011 2011 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Blue Sky")
 2011/I Jack and Jill (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down")
 2011 Hunky Dory (writer: "Livin' Thing")
 2011 Larry Crowne (writer: "Hold On Tight", "Runnin' Down a Dream", "Calling America")
 2011 Super 8 (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down")
 2010-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- TV's Funniest Neighbours (2011) ... (writer: "Evil Woman" - uncredited)
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "Evil Woman" - uncredited)
 2011 Paul ("DON'T BRING ME DOWN", "ALL OVER THE WORLD")
 2011 Channel Nine Cricket (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs England: Game 7 (2011) ... (writer: "Mister Blue Sky" - uncredited)
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fart-Break Hotel (2011) ... (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky" - uncredited)
 2011 t Schaep met de 5 pooten (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pablo (2011) ... (writer: "Wat een lekker ding" (Livin' Thing))
 2010 Megamind (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2010 Coach Trip (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.14 (2010) ... (writer: "Learning to Fly" - uncredited)
 2007-2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Field Mice (2010) ... (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky" - uncredited)
- Lab Rats (2007) ... (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky" - uncredited)
 2010 Furry Vengeance (performer: "Don't Bring Me Down") / (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.122 (2010) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 2009 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Debate 109 (2009) ... (writer: "Evil Woman" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitarjed's Street Music (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dunwell Brothers - Free Fallin' & Three Little Birds (2009) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2009 The Invention of Lying (writer: "Mr Blue Sky" (1978))
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Eight (2009) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'" - uncredited)
 2009 Marie Brand - The Night of Retribution (TV Movie) (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2009 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dierks Bentley (2009) ... (writer: "Runnin' Down a Dream")
 2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop (performer: "Mr. Blue Sky") / (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Triple Threat (2008) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2008 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vaginatown (2008) ... (writer: "Do Ya")
 2008 Role Models (performer: "Mr. Blue Sky") / (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2008 The 62nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Don't Walk Away")
 2008 Recount (TV Movie) (writer: "I Won't Back Down")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "Evil Woman" - as J. Lynne)
 2008 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Series 3 Grand Final (2008) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 2008 Chaos Theory (writer: "Livin' Thing")
 2008 College Road Trip (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down")
 2008 911 Taboo: The WTC Plane Fraud (Video documentary short) (writer: "Telephone Line" - uncredited)
 2008 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eggtown (2008) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 2007 Martian Child (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2007 The Game Plan (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
  Patinando por un sueño (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode dated 22 August 2007 (2007) ... (producer: "Last Train to London") / (writer: "Last Train to London")
  Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2007) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007)
- Vision Thing (2007) ... (performer: "Telephone Line" - uncredited) / (writer: "Telephone Line" - uncredited)
- Rock and a Hard Place (2007) ... (performer: "Telephone Line" - uncredited) / (writer: "Telephone Line" - uncredited)
 2007 Ten Years After (A Short Life Story) (Video short) (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2007 Heart of an Empire (Documentary) (writer: "Mister Blue Sky")
 2007 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... (writer: "10538 Overture" - uncredited)
 2007 Wild Hogs (writer: "Showdown" - as Jeffrey Lynne)
 2004-2006 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tretí finále (2006) ... (writer: "Learning to Fly")
- Sedmé finále: Filmové písne (2004) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 2006 Barnyard (as Jeffrey Lynne, "I Won't Back Down")
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Love & Monsters (2006) ... (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky", "Turn To Stone", "Don't Bring Me Down" - uncredited)
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Number One (2006) ... (writer: "Hold On Tight" - uncredited)
 1996-2006 7th Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- And Thank You: Part 2 (2006) ... (writer: "You Got It")
- Anything You Want (1996) ... (writer: "Anything You Want")
 2006 Doogal (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2006/I Sleeping Dogs Lie (writer: "You Got It")
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (TV Special) (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 2005 God Save the King (writer: "Livin' Thing")
 2005 Elizabethtown (writer: "Learning to Fly" (1991))
 2005 Densha otoko (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics: "Twilight") / (music: "Twilight")
 2005 Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Running Down a Dream" - as Jeffrey Lynn)
 2004 Rock 'n' Roll Greats: Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas (Video) (writer: "Stranger" - uncredited)
 2004 Abroad Again in Britain (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Portsmouth Dockyard (2004) ... (writer: "Mr Blue Sky")
 2004 Freddy vs Ghostbusters (Short) (writer: "I Won't Back Down" - uncredited)
 2004 Ella Enchanted (writer: "Strange Magic")
 2004 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (writer: "Mr. Blue Sky")
 2004 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gesher Tzar (2004) ... (writer: "BeEmet Mazal Tov (Congratulations)")
 2003 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special: Part 2 (2003) ... (writer: "Be With You" - uncredited)
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 32: Group 2 (2003) ... (writer: "Be with You")
 2003 Rugrats Go Wild ("Lizard Love")
 2003 Soundstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Part 1 (2003) ... (writer: "I Won't Back Down" - uncredited)
 2003/I The In-Laws (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 5 - Disco (2003) ... (writer: "Don't Walk Away")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Four Little Diamonds")
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember (writer: "Evil Woman")
 2002 The Sweetest Thing (writer: "State of Mind")
 2002 Orange County (writer: "Let It Shine" - as Jeffrey Lynne)
 2001 George Harrison - Der sanfte Beatle (TV Short documentary) (writer: "HANDLE WITH CARE")
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fez Dates Donna (2001) ... (writer: "Strange Magic" - uncredited)
 2001 Saving Silverman (writer: "Evil Woman")
 2000 Wild Mussels (writer: "Mr.Blue Sky")
 2000 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.8 (2000) ... (writer: "Xanadu", "You Got It")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Funhouse (2000) ... (writer: "Free Fallin'" - uncredited)
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (performer: "Lift Me Up") / (writer: "Lift Me Up")
 1999 Outside Providence (writer: "Show Down")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Turn To Stone")
 1999 The Virgin Suicides (writer: "Strange Magic")
 1998 Still Crazy (writer: "DIRTY TOWN", "A WOMAN LIKE THAT" - as Lynne)
 1998 Everest (Documentary short) (writer: "This is Love")
 1998 Heart By-Pass (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Birmingham Blues")
 1997 Gypsy Magic (writer: "California Blue")
 1997 Boogie Nights (writer: "Livin' Thing")
 1997 Donnie Brasco (writer: "Don't Bring Me Down" (1979))
 1993-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (writer: "Rockaria!" - uncredited)
- Tohu-Nacht Revue 1990-1997 (1997) ... (writer: "California Blue", "Hold on Tight" - uncredited)
- 6x6-1 (1996) ... (writer: "Hold On Tight" - uncredited)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (writer: "Rock'n'Roll Is King" - uncredited)
- 20: Ende (1994) ... (writer: "California Blue" - uncredited)
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "The Changingman")
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "Free Fallin'")
 1996 Kingpin (writer: "Showdown")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (producer: "Free As A Bird", "Real Love")
 1995 Billy Madison (writer: "Telephone Line")
 1995 Boys on the Side (writer: "You Got It")
 1993 Judgment Night (writer: "Fallin")
 1989-1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Operation Double 007 (1993) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
- Humanoid Woman (1989) ... (writer: "Evil Woman")
 1993 Indecent Proposal ("A Love So Beautiful")
 1992 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (producer: "Christmas All Over Again")
 1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (performer: "WILD TIMES") / (producer: "WILD TIMES") / (writer: "WILD TIMES")
 1991 King Ralph (producer: "Good Golly Miss Molly")
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2 (producer: "Cheer Down")
 1987 Emu's Wide World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (1987) ... (writer: "All Over the World" - uncredited)
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie) (writer: "Evil Woman")
 1987 The Chipmunk Adventure (producer: "A Matter of Fact (Part One)" - uncredited) / (writer: "A Matter of Fact (Part One)" - uncredited)
 1987 Distortions (producer: "ACTION!")
 1986 Shanghai Surprise (music: "Zig-Zag")
 1984 Electric Dreams (performer: "Video", "Let It Run") / (producer: "Video", "Let It Run") / (writer: "Video", "Let It Run")
 1976-1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 16 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 August 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Hold On Tight")
- Episode dated 22 November 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Confusion")
- Episode dated 9 August 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "The Diary of Horace Wimp")
- Episode dated 26 July 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "The Diary of Horace Wimp")
- Episode dated 7 June 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Shine a Little Love")
 1981 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide: Part 1 (1981) ... (writer: "Xanadu")
 1980 Xanadu (arranger: "Drum Dreams", "Fool Country" - uncredited) / (lyrics: "I'm Alive", "All Over the World", "The Fall", "Don't Walk Away", "Xanadu") / (music: "I'm Alive", "All Over the World", "The Fall", "Don't Walk Away", "Xanadu") / (producer: "Drum Dreams", "Fool Country" - uncredited) / (writer: "Drum Dreams" - uncredited)
 1980 Making Xanadu: The Musical Fantasy Movie (TV Movie documentary) (arranger: "Fool Country") / (lyrics: "I'm Alive", "Don't Walk Away", "All Over the World", "Xanadu") / (music: "I'm Alive", "Don't Walk Away", "All Over the World", "Xanadu") / (producer: "Fool Country")
  The Midnight Special (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1980) (music - 1 episode, 1980)
- Episode #8.33 (1980) ... (lyrics: "I'm Alive", "Xanadu") / (music: "I'm Alive", "Xanadu")
 1978 Electric Light Orchestra: 'Out of the Blue' Tour Live at Wembley (TV Movie) (writer: "Standin' In The Rain", "Night In The City", "Turn To Stone", "Tightrope", "Telephone Line", "Rockaria!", "Wild West Hero", "Showdown", "Sweet Talkin' Woman", "Mr. Blue Sky", "Do Ya", "Livin' Thing")
 1977 Joyride (writer: "Rockaria!", "Telephone Line", "Showdown", "Can't Get It Out Of My Head", "Tightrope", "So Fine")
 1976 All This and World War II (Documentary) (performer: "With a Little Help From My Friends / Nowhere Man")
 1976 Ecstasy in Blue (writer: "Fire on High", "Daybreaker", "Ocean Breakup/King of the Universe", "Dreaming of 4000" - uncredited)
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Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

E.L.O. | Electric Light Orchestra | Otis Wilbury

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Trivia:

Attended Alderlea Boys' Secondary School in Shard End, Birmingham with Paul Henry. See more »

Trademark:

Has worn sunglasses indoors and out since the mid-1970s

Nickname:

Jet Flynn

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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