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Jim Morrison (I) (1943–1971)


Jim Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida. His father was a U.S. Naval Officer who fought in World War II. Jim eventually became so estranged from his parents that he would later claim that they were dead. Not much is known about his early years, although he claimed in interviews that he began writing poetry in sixth grade ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 27) in Paris, France

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 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 December 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Hello, I Love You")
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (writer: "Riders on the Storm")
 2012/I The Watch (writer: "People Are Strange")
 2007-2012 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- JFK to LAX (2012) ... (writer: "Love Me Two Times")
- Hell-A Woman (2007) ... (writer: "L.A. Woman (Paul Oakenfold Remix)")
 2011 Fringe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Last Sam Weiss (2011) ... (writer: "Riders on the Storm" - uncredited)
 2010 De wereld draait door (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.60 (2010) ... (writer: "When the music's over" - uncredited)
 2010 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- RPM (2010) ... (writer: "Light My Fire")
 2010 Norwegian Wood (lyrics: "Indian Summer") / (music: "Indian Summer")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hell-O (2010) ... (writer: "Hello, I Love You" - uncredited)
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "Light My Fire")
 2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.133 (2009) ... (writer: "Roadhouse Blues" - uncredited)
 2009 Taking Woodstock (writer: "Maggie M'Gill")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (Video Game) (writer: "Five to One")
 2009 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What I Am Is What I Am (2009) ... (writer: "People Are Strange")
 2008 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.8 (2008) ... (writer: "The End")
 2008 Spisok korabley (Documentary) (writer: "Crystal ship")
 2008 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.25 (2008) ... (writer: "Light My Fire")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2008) (music - 1 episode, 1993)
- Smoke on the Daughter (2008) ... (writer: "The End" - uncredited)
- Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder (1999) ... (writer: "The End")
- I Love Lisa (1993) ... (music: "Break On Through (To The Other Side)" - uncredited)
 2008 Blodigt jävla helvete (writer: "Wintertime Love")
 2006-2007 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Shemot, Part I (2007) ... (writer: "The End")
- Bereishit (2006) ... (writer: "RIDERS ON THE STORM")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blue Comet (2007) ... (writer: "When the Music's Over" - uncredited)
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Bell (2006) ... (writer: "Break on Through (To the Other Side)" - uncredited)
- Line 32 (2006) ... (writer: "The End" - uncredited)
 2006 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (Video) (writer: "The End" - uncredited)
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Monkeys in Space (2006) ... (writer: "Peace Frog")
 2005 American Wasteland (Video Game) (writer: "Peace Frog")
 2005 X: Live in Los Angeles (Video) (writer: "Soul Kitchen")
 2005 The Jeff Healey Band: Live at Montreux 1999 (Video documentary) (writer: "Roadhouse Blues")
 2004 Ramones Raw (Documentary) (writer: "Take It As It Comes" - as Morrison)
 2004 Woyzeck (TV Movie) (writer: "Light my Fire")
 2002 Medicopter 117 - Jedes Leben zählt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Die Flammenfalle (2002) ... (writer: "Light My Fire")
 2001 Someone Like You... (writer: "I'm a Tree")
 2000 Cast Away (writer: "Light My Fire")
 1999 Girl, Interrupted (writer: "Roadhouse Blues")
 1999 Me and Will (writer: "Queen of the Highway")
 1999 Superstar ("I'm a Tree")
 1998 The Waterboy (writer: "Peace Frog")
 1998 The X Files (writer: "Crystal Ship")
 1995 The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "When the Music's Over")
 1995 The Basketball Diaries (writer: "Riders On The Storm")
 1995 Nico Icon (Documentary) (writer: "The End")
 1992-1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Village of the Giants (1994) ... (writer: "L.A. Woman")
- Crash of Moons (1992) ... (writer: "People Are Strange" - uncredited)
 1991 The Doors: The Soft Parade (Video documentary) (writer: "Wild Child", "The Soft Parade")
 1991 Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (Documentary) (writer: "The End")
 1991 Palm Harbor Vice (writer: "L.A. Woman")
 1991 The Doors (performer: "The Movie", "Severed Garden") / (writer: "The Movie", "Not to Touch the Earth", "Dead Cats, Dead Rats", "Severed Garden", "Ghost Song")
 1989 The Jeff Healey Band: See the Light - Live from London (Video) (writer: "Roadhouse Blues")
 1989 Casualties of War (writer: "Hello, I Love You")
 1989 Road House (writer: "Roadhouse Blues")
 1988-1989 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- How I'm Spending My Summer Vacation (1989) ... (writer: "Light My Fire" - uncredited)
- Heart of Darkness (1988) ... (writer: "Riders on the Storm")
 1989 True Believer (writer: "Crystal Ship")
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Moonlight Drive") / (music: "Moonlight Drive")
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "FIVE TO ONE")
 1985-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Payback (1986) ... (writer: "Soul Kitchen" - uncredited)
- Back in the World (1985) ... (writer: "Strange Days", "The Crystal Ship", "Five to One", "The Spy", "Roadhouse Blues", "Break on Through (To the Other Side)", "I Can't See Your Face in My Mind", "My Eyes Have Seen You" - uncredited)
 1986 X: The Unheard Music (Documentary) (writer: "Soul Kitchen")
 1985 The Doors: Dance on Fire (Video documentary) (writer: "Wild Child", "Roadhouse Blues")
 1985 Vagabond (writer: "The Changeling")
 1981 Neighbors (writer: "Hello, I Love You")
 1981 American Pop (writer: "People Are Strange")
 1980 Altered States (writer: "Light My Fire" - uncredited)
 1979 More American Graffiti (writer: "Light My Fire")
 1973 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.20 (1973) ... (writer: "Light My Fire")
 1970 The Coming Thing (writer: "Hello, I Love You", "Love Me Two Times", "Five to One", "End of the Night" - uncredited)
 1968 Handicap (Short) (writer: "I Looked at You", "End of the Night")
 1968 The Doors (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Alabama Song", "Back Door Man", "Love Me Two Times", "When the Music's Over", "The Unknown Soldier")
 1967 Who's That Knocking at My Door (writer: "The End" - uncredited)
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2 Biographical Movies | 10 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 15 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Doors | Jim

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Los Angeles, 1969] Let's just say I was testing the bounds of reality. I was curious to see what would happen. That's all it was: just curiosity. See more »

Trivia:

Is the only performer in rock history to have been arrested on stage during a performance (in New Haven, Connecticut, Dec. 10, 1967). See more »

Trademark:

Lyrics inspired by writers and poets such as William Blake and Aldous Huxley See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Mojo Risin' See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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