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Ed O'Brien (II)

Ed O'Brien was born on April 15, 1968 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Edward John O'Brien. He is married to Susan Kobrin. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reina Rey (2014) ... (writer: "Karma Police" - uncredited)
 2014 The Book of Life (writer: "Creep")
 2014 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Violent Soho Guest Program Rage (2014) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android")
 2014 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- RAM (2014) ... (writer: "I Might Be Wrong")
 2014 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Basic Intergluteal Numismatics (2014) ... (writer: "Creep" - uncredited)
 2013 Mato Sem Cachorro (writer: "No Surprises")
 2013 Prisoners (writer: "Codex" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 8 (2013) ... (writer: "Creep")
 2013 Bates Motel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- First You Dream, Then You Die (2013) ... (writer: "The Tourist")
 2013 We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (Documentary) (writer: "Jigsaw Falling Into Place")
 2012 Step Up Revolution (writer: "Pyramid Song (Zed's Dead Remix)" - as Edward John O'Brien)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The D'oh-cial Network (2012) ... (writer: "Creep")
 2011 50/50 (writer: "High and Dry" - as Edward John O'Brien)
 2011 The Island President (Documentary) (writer: "Electioneering", "Optimistic", "Weird Fishes/Arpeggi", "House Of Cards", "Tree Fingers", "In Limbo", "Everything In It's Right Place", "Reckoner", "Idioteque", "How To Disappear Completely", "Kid A", "Morning Bell", "Hunting Bears", "I Might Be Wrong")
 2011 The Man from the Future (writer: "Creep")
 2011 Something Borrowed (writer: "Fake Plastic Trees")
 2011 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- On This Day, a Chump Was Born (2011) ... (writer: "Creep" - uncredited)
 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unleashed (2011) ... (writer: "Little By Little" - uncredited)
 2010 Nikita (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dark Matter (2010) ... (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)" - uncredited)
 2010 Life as We Know It (writer: "Creep" - as E. O'Brien)
 2010 8 Uhr 28 (writer: "No surprises")
 2010 Incendies (writer: "You and Whose Army?", "Like Spinning Plates" - as Edward J. O'Brien)
 2010 Confessions (writer: "Last Flowers")
 2010 On Tour (writer: "I Will" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Spanish Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Electioneering" - uncredited)
 2009 Doctor Who Confidential (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Is There Life on Mars? (2009) ... (writer: "Creep " - uncredited)
 2009 After.Life (writer: "Exit Music: For A Film")
 2009 Whip It (writer: "No Surprises")
 2009 I Come with the Rain (lyrics: "Nude", "Climbing Up the Walls", "Bulletproof (Wish I Was)") / (music: "Nude", "Climbing Up the Walls", "Bulletproof (Wish I Was)")
 2009 Veronika Decides to Die (writer: "Everything In It's Right Place" (Live Version) - as Edward O'Brien)
 2008/I Twilight (writer: "15 Step" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2008 New York, I Love You (writer: "No Surprises" (1997) - as O'Brien)
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 Perform (2008) ... (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)")
 2008 Dumb Girls Don't Go to Heaven (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "High And Dry" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2008 August (writer: "Kid A" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2008 Choke (writer: "Reckoner" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2008 The Business of Being Born (Documentary) (writer: "Everything in Its Right Place")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "High and Dry" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2006 Amitié (writer: "Polyethylene (Parts 1 and 2)" - as Edward John O'Brien)
 2006 Children of Men (writer: "Life in a Glass House" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (writer: "Fog", "Skttrbrain (Four Tet Remix)", "Amazing Sounds of Orgy" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2006 Southland Tales (writer: "Planet Telex" (Live in San Francisco) - as Edward O'Brien)
 2006 Kiss me Kismet (TV Movie) (writer: "No Surprises")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Death Kiss (2006) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android" - uncredited)
- Ha-Mishpat: Part 1 (2006) ... (writer: "Paranoid Android" - uncredited)
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Planet Telex" - as Edward O'Brien)
 2005 Global Frequency (TV Movie) (writer: "There There")
 2005 History Detectives (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coney Island Lion/Legacy of a Doll/Ballet Shoes (2005) ... (writer: "No Surprises" - uncredited)
 2005 I Love the '90s: Part Deux (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1993 (2005) ... (writer: "Creep")
 2004 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finals (2004) ... (writer: "Creep")
 2003 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El Ha-Ma'ayan (2003) ... (writer: "Karma police")
 2002 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Show (2002) ... (writer: "Kid A" - uncredited)
 2002 Hitting It Hard (Video documentary short) (writer: "I Might Be Wrong")
 2002 L'Auberge Espagnole (as E. O'brien, "No Surprises")
 2002 Unfaithful (writer: "Exit Music (For a Film)")
 2001 Vanilla Sky (as Edward O'Brien, "Everything In Its Right Place" (2000), "I Might Be Wrong" (2001))
 2001 Life as a House (writer: "How to Disappear Completely" - as Edward O'Brien)
 1998 Meeting People Is Easy (Documentary) (writer: "I will. (No man's Land.)", "Life in a Glasshouse", "How To Disappear Completely", "Creep", "Planet Telex", "Street Spirit (Fade Out)", "Palo Alto", "Nude")
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "How Can You Be Sure?")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "Just", "Lucky" (uncredited))
 1996 Romeo + Juliet (performer: "Talk Show Host", "Exit Music (For A Film)") / (writer: "Talk Show Host", "Exit Music (For A Film)")
 1995 Little Criminals (TV Movie) ("Creep")
 1995 Clueless (ACOUSTIC version, "FAKE PLASTIC TREES ", "MY IRON LUNG")
 1994 S.F.W. (writer: "Creep" - as Edward O'Brien)
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Edward O'Brien | Radiohead


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