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Johnny Marr (I)


Johnny Marr made his name as lead guitarist with the cult British rock band, The Smiths, regarded by some as one of the most influential bands of the 1980s. Along with Morrissey, Marr created some of the most memorable and acclaimed songs of that decade, with Morrissey's witty, satirical lyrics and plaintive vocals perfectly complemented by Marr's... See full bio »

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Known For

Shaun of the Dead
Shaun of the Dead Soundtrack
(2004)
(500) Days of Summer
(2009)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
(1986)

Filmography

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 2017 Donovan (performer: "New Town Velocity") (post-production)
 2016 Black Mirror (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- San Junipero (2016) ... (writer: "Girlfriend in a Coma")
 2015-2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- 2016: Day 7, Part 4 (2016) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 7, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 6, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 2, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 1, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
 2015 Acció política (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (writer: "Please. Let Me Get What I Want")
 2013-2015 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Rewind (2015) ... (writer: "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" - uncredited)
- Glue (2014) ... (writer: "How Soon Is Now" - uncredited)
- Alarm (2014) ... (writer: "Bigmouth Strikes Again" - uncredited)
- It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" - uncredited)
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mark Ronson (2015) ... (writer: "Stop Me")
 2015 Biggest Band Breakups and Make Ups (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Bigmouth Strikes Again" - uncredited)
 2014 UK Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Quarter-Final: Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Drew Barrymore/Peter and Bobby Farrelly/Johnny Marr (2014) ... (performer: "Easy Money") / (writer: "Easy Money")
- Jamie Foxx/Alan Cumming/Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... (performer: "It's On Again")
  6 Music Live at Maida Vale (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Johnny Marr (2014) ... (performer: "Generate! Generate!", "25 Hours", "Candidate", "Still Ill", "Getting Away with It", "Easy Money") / (writer: "Still Ill")
 2014/I Pride (writer: "What Difference Does It Make")
 2014 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beach House (2014) ... (writer: "I Don't Owe You Anything" - uncredited)
 2014 Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Eighties (2014) ... (writer: "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side")
 2013/I Believe (writer: "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want")
 2013 Honeyballers (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Know It's Over", "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" - uncredited)
 2013 Morrissey: 25 Live (Video) (writer: "Still Ill", "Asleep", "That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore", "Meat is Murder", "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want", "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side")
 2012 The Joy of the Single (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "How Soon Is Now?" - uncredited)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "How Soon Is Now?")
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (writer: "Asleep")
 2012 After Porn Ends (Documentary) ("Sweet Jane")
 2012 Shed Seven: 'What Goes on Tour...' (Documentary short) (writer: "Panic" - uncredited)
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "This Charming Man")
 2011 On Track with SEAT (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... (writer: "The Boy With the Thorn in His Side" - uncredited)
 2011 Acoustic at the BBC (TV Movie) (performer: "The River Bank") / (writer: "William, It Was Really Nothing" (1984))
 2011 When Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Wake Up Little Susie", "Big Mouth Strikes Again", "William, It Was Really Nothing" - uncredited) / (writer: "Nowhere Fast" (uncredited), "Big Mouth Strikes Again" (uncredited), "William, It Was Really Nothing" (uncredited), "William, It Was Really Nothing" (1984))
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2011) ... (writer: "I Know It's Over")
- Top 8 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "I Know It's Over")
 2011 Movin' on Up (TV Movie) (writer: "Get the Message")
 2011 Sucker Punch (writer: "ASLEEP")
 2010 Radio Free Albemuth (performer: "Ordinary Millionaire")
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before")
 2009 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2009) ... (writer: "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" - uncredited)
 2009 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.43 (2009) ... (writer: "We Share the Same Skies" - uncredited)
 2009/I Laying Down the Law (TV Short) (writer: "How Soon Is Now?")
 2009 Something for the Weekend (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 September 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "What Difference Does It Make?", "How Soon Is Now?", "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
 2009 Being Human (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ghost Town (2009) ... (writer: "Girlfriend in a Coma" - uncredited)
 2009 An Englishman in New York (writer: "How Soon Is Now?")
 2009 (500) Days of Summer (writer: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out", "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want")
 2008 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pret-a-Poor-J (2008) ... (writer: "How Soon is Now?" - uncredited)
 2008 MTV Two Takeover (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis: Noel and Gem (2008) ... (writer: "Panic")
 2008 Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (writer: "Little Motel")
 2008 They Came from Manchester: Five Decades of Mancunian Pop (TV Movie) (writer: "This Charming Man")
 2008 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girlfriend (2008) ... (writer: "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before" - uncredited)
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Love Octagon (2008) ... (writer: "Girlfriend in a Coma" - uncredited)
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall (writer: "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now")
 2007 Extras (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) ... (writer: "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" - uncredited)
 2007 Mama's Boy (writer: "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out")
 2007 Seven Ages of Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- What the World Is Waiting For: Indie Rock (2007) ... (writer: "Hand in Glove", "This Charming Man", "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", "Panic" (uncredited), "I Know It's Over" (uncredited))
 2007 The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" - uncredited)
 2006 Clatterford (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Panto (2006) ... (writer: "Girlfriend in a Coma" - uncredited)
 2006 The History Boys (writer: "This Charming Man")
 2006 Starter for 10 (writer: "Please Please Please, Let Me Get What I Want")
 2006 This Is England (writer: "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" - as J. Marr)
 2006 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sh'at Ha-Shin (2006) ... (writer: "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me" - uncredited)
 2005 Reunion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1990 (2005) ... (writer: "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" - uncredited)
 2005 Sky High (writer: "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want")
 2004 Blackpool (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... (writer: "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side")
 2004/I Closer (music: "How Soon Is Now?")
 2004 Shaun of the Dead (as Marr, "Panic")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2004)
- Bättre sent än aldrig (2004) ... (lyrics: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out") / (music: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out")
- Jag ska bara... (2004) ... (music: "Asleep")
- Man gör allt för sina kompisar (2003) ... (music: "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now")
- Man kan inte ha killar (2003) ... (lyrics: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out") / (music: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out")
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "London")
 2003 Early Doors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
 2003 Du ska nog se att det går över (Documentary) (lyrics: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out") / (writer: "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out")
 2002 Jeff Buckley: Everybody Here Wants You (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I Know It's Over")
 2001 Oasis: 10 Years of Noise & Confusion (TV Movie) (performer: "Champagne Supernova")
 2001 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ties That Bind (2001) ... (writer: "How Soon Is Now?" - uncredited)
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (writer: "Back to the Old House" - as John Marr)
 2000 Attachments (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Plug & Play (2000) ... (writer: "This Charming Man" - uncredited)
 2000 Shine On (TV Special) (performer: "Tomorrow Never Knows" - uncredited)
 2000 Cherry Falls (writer: "How Soon Is Now?")
 2000 Architecture of Reassurance (Short) (writer: "Shoplifters of the World Unite")
 1999 Jeff Buckley: Remembered (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "How Soon Is Now?")
 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1999 Celebrity Special (1999) ... (writer: "This Charming Man")
 1999 Never Been Kissed (writer: "Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want" - as John Marr)
 1998 Charmed (TV Series) (writer: "How Soon is Now?")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "How Soon Is Now" - as John Marr)
 1998 Dead Man's Curve (writer: "Girlfriend in a Coma" - as Marr)
 1997 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 August 1997 (1997) ... (writer: "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" - uncredited)
 1997 Fever Pitch (music: "I Started Something I Couldn't Finish")
 1997 Florentine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1997) ... (writer: "How Soon Is Now?" - uncredited)
 1987-1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 5 July 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Forbidden City")
- Episode dated 6 June 1991 (1991) ... (writer: "Walking Down Madison")
- Episode dated 5 February 1987 (1987) ... (writer: "Shoplifters of the World Unite")
 1996 The Craft (writer: "How Soon is Now?" - as John Marr)
 1994 Airheads (writer: "London" - as Marr)
 1994 David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Tighten Up") / (producer: "Tighten Up") / (writer: "Tighten Up")
 1992 The Smiths: The Complete Picture (Video) (writer: "This Charming Man", "What Difference Does It Make?", "Panic", "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now", "Ask", "The Boy With The Thorn In His Side", "How Soon Is Now?", "Shoplifters of the World Unite", "Girlfriend in a Coma", "Sheila Take a Bow", "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before", "The Queen Is Dead", "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out")
 1992 Cool World ("DISAPPOINTED")
 1992 The Magic of David Copperfield XIV: Flying - Live the Dream (TV Special) (performer: "Tighten Up") / (producer: "Tighten Up") / (writer: "Tighten Up")
 1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising (writer: "Oscillate Wildly" - uncredited)
 1988 She's Having a Baby (writer: "YOU JUST HAVEN'T EARNED IT YET BABY")
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rising Sun of Death (1987) ... (writer: "Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me" - uncredited)
 1986 The Queen Is Dead (Short) (writer: "The Queen Is Dead", "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out", "Panic")
 1986 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Royal Flush (1986) ... (writer: "Ask" - uncredited)
 1986 Out of Bounds (writer: "HOW SOON IS NOW?" - as Marr)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (writer: "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want")
 1986 Pretty in Pink (music: "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want")
 1985 The Midnight Hour (TV Movie) (writer: "How Soon Is Now" - uncredited)
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Show Show Self (45 credits)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Electronic | Bernard Bert & Johnny | The Smiths

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It was good to be in a group that stood for and against certain things. We were against synthesizers, the Conservative government, groups with names like Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, the English monarchy, cock-rock guitar solos and the American music scene at the time. We stood for the Englishness of The Kinks, T. Rex and Roxy Music, the arty quirks that kept those groups from being huge in... See more »

Trivia:

His trademark sound was created on a Black 1983 Rickenbacker 330 guitar. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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