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John Mellencamp


John Mellencamp was born on October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana, USA. He was previously married to Elaine Irwin, Victoria L. Granucci and Priscilla Esterline. See full bio »
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  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode dated 1 July 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "R.O.C.K. in the USA (A Salute to 60's Rock)" - uncredited) / (writer: "R.O.C.K. in the USA (A Salute to 60's Rock)" - uncredited)
  Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (performer: "Jack and Diane", "Rain on the Scarecrow" - uncredited) / (writer: "Jack and Diane", "Rain on the Scarecrow" - uncredited)
 2012 True Blood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Authority Always Wins (2012) ... (writer: "The Authority Song" - uncredited)
 2012 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Batman: A Word to the Wise (2012) ... (writer: "R.O.C.K. in the USA")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.95 (2012) ... (writer: "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." - uncredited)
- Episode #19.143 (2011) ... (writer: "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." - uncredited)
- Episode #19.105 (2011) ... (writer: "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #18.50 (2010) ... (performer: "Save Some Time to Dream" - uncredited) / (writer: "Save Some Time to Dream" - uncredited)
- Episode #15.147 (2008) ... (performer: "Troubled Land")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Laryngitis (2010) ... (writer: "Pink Houses" - uncredited)
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright (Video) (performer: "Glad All Over")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) ("Hurts So Good") / (writer: "Hurts So Good")
 2009 Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2008 Fields of Fuel (Documentary) (performer: "Pink Houses" (1983)) / (writer: "Pink Houses" (1983))
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (writer: "Jack and Diane")
  Criminal Minds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Distress (2007) ... (performer: "Ghost Towns Along the Highway" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghost Towns Along the Highway" - uncredited)
 2007 Guiding Light (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hands On (2007) ... (performer: "Now More Than Ever")
  NCIS (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Sharif Returns (2007) ... (performer: "Troubled Land") / (writer: "Troubled Land")
 2005 I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (performer: "Small Town") / (writer: "Small Town")
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kensington (2005) ... (performer: "Jack and Diane", "Small Town", "Walk Tall", "Hand to Hold On To", "Crumblin' Down", "Lonely Ol' Night", "Hurts So Good", "Authority Song", "The Face of the Nation")
 2004 Welcome to Mooseport (performer: "Small Town") / (writer: "Small Town")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2003) (music - 1 episode, 1999)
- Three Gays of the Condo (2003) ... (writer: "Homer and Marge")
- Eight Misbehavin' (1999) ... (music: "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. (A Salute to 60's Rock)" - uncredited)
 2002 OT: Our Town (Documentary) (writer: "Pink Houses")
 2002 Pat Benatar: Summer Vacation (TV Special documentary) (writer: "I Need A Lover")
 2000 Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2000) ... (performer: "Your Life is now")
 2000 The Perfect Storm (performer: "Yours Forever") / (producer: "Yours Forever") / (writer: "Yours Forever")
 1999 Pushing Tin (performer: "I'm Not Running Anymore") / (writer: "I'm Not Running Anymore")
 1998 The Waterboy (performer: "Small Town") / (writer: "Small Town")
 1996 My Fellow Americans (performer: "Pink Houses") / (writer: "Pink Houses")
 1994 Renaissance Man (performer: "R.O.C.K. IN THE U.S.A.")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Good Credit (1993) ... (performer: "Pop Singer" - as John Cougar Mellencamp)
 1992 Honeymoon in Vegas (performer: "JAILHOUSE ROCK")
 1990 NBA Superstars (Video documentary) (performer: "Small Town") / (writer: "Small Town")
 1989 The Ryan White Story (TV Movie) (performer: "Small Town", "Authority Song") / (writer: "Small Town", "Authority Song")
 1988 Cocktail (performer: "Rave On" - as John Cougar Mellencamp) / (producer: "Rave On" - as John Cougar Mellencamp)
 1988 Colors (performer: "CRUMBLIN' DOWN" - as John Cougar Mellencamp) / (writer: "CRUMBLIN' DOWN" - as John Cougar Mellencamp)
 1984 Footloose (performer: "Hurts So Good" - as John Cougar)
  Knight Rider (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1984) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- White-Line Warriors (1984) ... (performer: "Crumblin' Down" - as John Cougar)
- Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death (1983) ... (writer: "Hurts So Good")
 1981 Private Lessons (performer: "I Need A Lover" - as John Cougar) / (writer: "I Need A Lover" - as John "Cougar" Mellencamp)
  The Midnight Special (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Episode #9.9 (1980) ... (performer: "This Time", "Ain't Even Done With The Night" - uncredited) / (writer: "This Time", "Ain't Even Done With The Night" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album - Mr. Happy Go Lucky (1996) - Mercury Records, 314 534 169-2. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

John Cougar | John Cougar Mellencamp

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Between A Laugh And A Tear] There's a great line in this song: "I know there's a balance/I see it when I swing past." I suffered severely from panic disorders and anxiety around this time. Still do. I'm also very excitable and get angry very quickly. This was the peak of my success, but I didn't enjoy any of it. I blame it on the fact that I was born with spina bifida. I had one of the first ... See more »

Trivia:

He won an American Music Award for "Jack & Diane" in 1982. See more »

Trademark:

Patriotic or working-class songs

Star Sign:

Libra

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