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Shane MacGowan

Born in Kent, England, songwriter/poet Shane MacGowan lived in County Tipperary, Ireland for the first six years of his life, and moved back to London UK, where he attended Westminster School (and was later expelled for drug use). After a brief time with the Nips (77-79), Shane MacGowan formed the democratically operated Pogues, a successful '80s ... See full bio »
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 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 (lyrics: "For the Dancing and the Dreaming")
 2013 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Christmas Haunting (2013) ... (performer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2013 Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (Documentary) (arranger: "Danny Boy") / (performer: "Danny Boy")
 2013 The Spa (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wedding Belles (2013) ... (writer: "Fiesta" - uncredited)
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (writer: "Fiesta")
 2012 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Princess Dowry (2012) ... (writer: "Sally MacLennane" - uncredited)
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2000-2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 December 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 21 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 11 December 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Christmas Day 2000: Part 1 (2000) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 21 December 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2009 Angela and Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.29 (2009) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.64 (2009) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2009 Lokakuun valoa (TV Movie) (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2008 A Deal Is a Deal (writer: "If I Should Fall From Grace With God")
 2007 P.S. I Love You (writer: "Fairytale of New York")
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Of Vice and Men (2006) ... (writer: "A Pair of Brown Eyes" - uncredited)
 2006 Failure to Launch (writer: "All the Time in the World")
 2004 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dead Soldiers (2004) ... (writer: "Body of an American", "Sally MacLennane")
 2004 Ladder 49 (writer: "If I Should Fall from Grace with God")
 2002 Teachers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (2002) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 2001 If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story (Documentary) (performer: "Paddy Public Enemy No. 1", "Lonesome Highway", "Victoria", "A Freeborn Man in the USA", "Song With No Name", "That Woman's Got Me Drinking", "Haunted", "What a Wonderful World", "You're the One") / (writer: "Paddy Public Enemy No. 1", "Lonesome Highway", "Victoria", "Fiesta", "Song With No Name", "That Woman's Got Me Drinking", "Haunted", "You're the One")
 2000 County Kilburn (performer: "That woman's got me drinking", "Aisling", "Her Father didn't like me anyway", "Donegal Express") / (writer: "That woman's got me drinking", "Aisling", "Her Father didn't like me anyway", "Donegal Express")
 1997 The Great Hunger: The Life and Songs of Shane MacGowan (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Song With No Name")
 1997 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Merry Mind the Buzzcocks (1997) ... (writer: "Fairytale of New York" - uncredited)
 1997 The MatchMaker (performer: "Rock 'n' Roll Paddy", "Haunted") / (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll Paddy", "Haunted")
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Lorca's Novena")
 1996 Basquiat (writer: "Fairytale of New York", "Summer in Siam")
 1996 Trees Lounge (performer: "THAT WOMAN'S GOT ME DRINKING") / (publisher: "THAT WOMAN'S GOT ME DRINKING") / (writer: "THAT WOMAN'S GOT ME DRINKING")
 1996 Two If by Sea (performer: "Haunted") / (producer: "Haunted") / (writer: "Haunted")
 1995 Georgia ("HOUSE OF THE GODS")
 1995 Circle of Friends (performer: "You're The One") / (writer: "You're The One")
 1994 A Man You Don't Meet Every Day (performer: "The Old Main Drag")
 1991 The Ghosts of Oxford Street (TV Movie) (writer: "Fairytale of New York")
 1991 My Own Private Idaho (lyrics: "The Old Main Drag") / (music: "The Old Main Drag")
 1990 State of Grace (writer: "White City")
 1989 Lost Angels (writer: "Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah")
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- When Irish Eyes Are Crying (1986) ... (writer: "Wild Cats Of Kilkenny" - uncredited)
 1986 Sid and Nancy (writer: "Haunted", "Hot Dogs With Everything", "Glued Up and Speeding")
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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Shane McEwen | The Pogues | Pogues

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Basically, I hate pop stars unless they're me or personal friends of mine. See more »

Trivia:

Winner of the 2004 Q Merit Award.

Trademark:

His neglected, rotten, scraggely teeth (or lack thereof) See more »

Nickname:

ShaneyMac

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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