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Russell Mael

One-half of the quirky, quasi-comical 1970's British pop duo 'Sparks' with brother Ron Mael. In their early career, Russell was the lead singer with long, curly black hair and a high-pitched falsetto voice, while Ron sat down and played keyboards, sported shorter oily, slick-backed black hair and a black mustache similar to that worn by Adolf ... See full bio »

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 2015 The Overnight (writer: "Tryouts For The Human Race")
 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Number One Song in Heaven")
 2013 Alan Partridge (writer: "The Number One Song in Heaven")
 2013 Bunheads (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Not a Mint (2013) ... (writer: "I Predict" - uncredited)
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part One (2011) ... (writer: "The Calm Before the Storm", "The Studio Commissary")
- Ten Years of Disney's California Adventure (2011) ... (writer: "Limo Driver (Welcome to Hollywood)")
 2009 Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (writer: "The Willys", "Eaten by the Monster of Love" - as Russell C. Mael)
 2008 The Intimate Strangers Are Here (performer: "Suburban Homeboy", "Intro", "Intro Reprise", "Likeable", "This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us", "Moon over Kentucky")
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Real Paul Anka (2006) ... (writer: "Angst In My Pants" - uncredited)
 2005 Brothers in Arms (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Beat the Clock", "How Can I Get to Carnegie Hall?" - uncredited)
 2004 It's All Gone Pete Tong (writer: "Musak")
 1998 Knock Off (performer: "Its a Knock-Off")
 1992 Unlawful Entry (writer: "NATIONAL CRIME AWARENESS WEEK")
 1989 Black Rain ("SINGING IN THE SHOWER")
 1986 Rad (producer: "Music That You Can Dance To") / (writer: "Music That You Can Dance To")
 1985 Fright Night (producer: "ARMIES OF THE NIGHT") / (writer: "ARMIES OF THE NIGHT")
 1984 Heavenly Bodies (writer: "Breaking Out of Prison")
 1984 Growing Pains (writer: "Growing Pains", "Motorcycle Midget", "Growing Pains (Reprise)")
 1983 Get Crazy (writer: "Get Crazy")
 1983 Valley Girl (writer: "Angst in My Pants", "Eaten by the Monster of Love")
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 August 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Beat the Clock")
- Episode dated 19 July 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Beat the Clock")
- Episode dated 31 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "The Number One Song in Heaven")
- Episode dated 10 May 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "The Number One Song in Heaven")
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Big fan of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.

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Star Sign:

Libra

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