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John Oates (I)


John Oates was born on April 7, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as John William Oates. He has been married to Aimee Pommier since November 27, 1994. They have one child. He was previously married to Nancy Hunter. See full bio »
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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016)
- Taron Egerton & Hugh Jackman/Audra McDonald/Daryl Hall & John Oates (2016) ... (performer: "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)") / (writer: "She's Gone" (uncredited), "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)")
- Sarah Silverman/Marco Rubio/Wet (2016) ... (writer: "Sara Smile" - uncredited)
- Colin Firth/Chloë Grace Moretz/Nas ft. Q-Tip (2014) ... (performer: "Believe in Me", "Family Man", "Back Stabbers", "Maneater" - uncredited) / (writer: "Believe in Me", "Maneater" - uncredited)
 2016 Eddie the Eagle ("You Make My Dreams") / (performer: "You Make My Dreams" )
 2016 Sing Street (writer: "Maneater")
 2016 How to Be Single (performer: "Jingle Bell Rock")
 2015 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Great Silence (2015) ... (writer: "I Can't Go For That")
 2015 Pixels (writer: "She's Gone")
 2015 The Ataxian (Documentary) (writer: "You Make My Dreams Come True" - as John William Oates)
 2015/I Aloha (writer: "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)")
 2015 Modern Family (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Day We Almost Died (2015) ... (writer: "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)" - uncredited)
 2014 Men, Women & Children (writer: "She's Gone")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La luz prendida (2014) ... (writer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
  Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2014) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- Throwing It All Away (2014) ... (writer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
- The Time Warp (2010) ... (lyrics: "Maneater" - uncredited) / (music: "Maneater" - uncredited)
  Live from Daryl's House (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2010)
- Billy Gibbons (2014) ... ("Love You Like a Brother", "Bank on your Love")
- Shelby Lynne (2012) ... ("Home for Christmas")
- Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas (2010) ... (writer: "She's Gone")
- Smokey Robinson (2009) ... (writer: "Sara Smile", "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)")
 2013 Hello Ladies (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- The Drive (2013) ... (writer: "Alone Too Long")
- The Wedding (2013) ... (writer: "Alone Too Long")
- Long Beach (2013) ... (writer: "Alone Too Long")
- Pool Party (2013) ... (writer: "Alone Too Long")
- The Dinner (2013) ... (writer: "Alone Too Long")
 2013 Chicken or the Egg (Short) (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (writer: "Maneater")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "Adult Education")
  Ray Donovan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- A Mouth Is a Mouth (2013) ... (performer: "Private Eyes") / (writer: "Private Eyes")
 2009-2013 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale (2013) ... (writer: "Sara Smile" - uncredited)
- Stress Relief (2009) ... (writer: "You Make My Dreams" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2013: Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "You Make My Dreams" - uncredited)
- 2012: Auditions 7 (2012) ... (writer: "You Make My Dreams" - uncredited)
 2012 The Place Beyond the Pines (performer: "Maneater") / (writer: "Maneater")
  Take Me Out (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... (performer: "You Make My Dreams") / (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2012 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Interrupters (2012) ... (writer: "Sara Smile")
 2009-2011 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mash Off (2011) ... (writer: "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) / You Make My Dreams Come True" - uncredited)
- The Rhodes Not Taken (2009) ... (writer: "You Make My Dreams" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Eight (2011) ... (writer: "Maneater")
 2011 Bad Teacher (performer: "Sara Smile") / (writer: "Sara Smile")
 2010/I The Fighter (performer: "Sara Smile") / (writer: "Sara Smile")
 2010 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rude Tunes (2010) ... (writer: "You Make My Dreams Come True" - uncredited)
 2010 You Again (performer: "Kiss on My List" (1981))
 2010 Knight and Day (performer: "Private Eyes")
 2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chica and the Man (2010) ... (writer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
 2009 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Brown Thanksgiving (2009) ... (writer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Right Here, Right Now (2009) ... (writer: "You Make My Dreams" - uncredited)
 2009 Middle Men (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2009 500 Days of Summer (performer: "You Make My Dreams") / (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Maneater")
 2008 Step Brothers (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2008 The Promotion (writer: "Maneater")
  The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #5.1 (2008) ... (lyrics: "Maneater" - uncredited) / (music: "Maneater" - uncredited)
 2008 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lulu Grandiron (2008) ... (writer: "Maneater")
 2007 Midnight Heat (writer: "Private Eyes")
 2007 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Chuck Versus the Alma Mater (2007) ... (writer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
- Chuck Versus the Sizzling Shrimp (2007) ... (writer: "Private Eyes" - uncredited)
  The Singing Bee (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (lyrics: "Maneater") / (writer: "Maneater")
 2007 The Boondocks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tom, Sarah and Usher (2007) ... (writer: "Sara Smile")
 2007 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (writer: "Maneater")
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Definition of Marriage (2006) ... (writer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
 2005 Lucy: The Daughter of the Devil (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- He's Not the Messiah, He's a DJ (2005) ... (writer: "Maneater")
 2005 I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Common Enemy (2004) ... (writer: "She's Gone" - uncredited)
 2004 Songwriters Hall of Fame (TV Movie) (writer: "Sara Smile")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (writer: "She's Gone")
 2004 My Date with Drew (Documentary) (writer: "You Make My Dreams" - as John William Oates)
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.9 (2003) ... (writer: "Sunrise")
 2002 Figure in the Forest (performer: "I will wait for you") / (producer: "Alaya") / (writer: "Alaya")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Out of Touch")
 2002 Boat Trip (writer: "Maneater")
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie) (performer: "You Make My Dreams") / (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 2002 Cherish (performer: "Private Eyes", "She's Gone") / (writer: "She's Gone", "She's Gone" (uncredited))
 2001 Serendipity (performer: "Sara Smile") / (writer: "Sara Smile")
 2001 Buffalo Soldiers (writer: "Say No Go" - as Oates)
 2001 Familie und andere Glücksfälle (TV Movie) ("Maneater")
 2000 Lucky Numbers (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 1999 Runaway Bride ("Maneater") / (performer: "Maneater", "And That's What Hurts")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
 1998 Ang maton at ang showgirl (writer: "Out of Touch")
 1997 Dangerous Ground (writer: "Ghetto Smile" - as J. Oates)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sign Here (1993) ... (writer: "Maneater")
 1992 Shake Rattle & Roll IV (performer: "Everytime You Go Away")
 1992 Buddy en Sol (Sine ito) (performer: "You've Lost that Love and Feeling")
 1990 I Love You to Death (writer: "You Make My Dreams")
  The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1989) (music - 1 episode, 1989)
- Aquatic Life (1989) ... (lyrics: "Maneater") / (music: "Maneater")
 1988 Earth Girls Are Easy (performer: "LOVE TRAIN")
 1986 About Last Night... (performer: " (SHE'S THE) SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME") / (writer: " (SHE'S THE) SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME")
 1985 Unsere schönsten Jahre (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Eifersucht (1985) ... (performer: "Maneater" - uncredited)
 1985 Better Off Dead... (writer: "She's Gone")
 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) ("We Are the World", uncredited)
 1982 Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jerry Butler/Darryl Hall & John Oates (1982) ... (writer: "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)", "Maneater")
 1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (performer: "Rich Girl")
 1977 Outlaw Blues (writer: "Outlaw Blues")
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Other Works:

A member of the "Artists United Against Apartheid" charity project in 1985.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Hall & Oates | Hall and Oates | John & Oates

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on 1,000 Miles of Life]: It was a wake-up call for me. After 30-plus years devoting myself to my art and craft, I needed to make a musical statement that someday I could look back on and realize, at that moment of time, I did exactly what I wanted to do. I've never written songs like this. I was on this inspirational roll. There was an urgency to it. I realized that I had no more time in my life... See more »

Trivia:

He wrote "She's Gone" after a girlfriend stood him up for a New Year's Eve party. See more »

Trademark:

His mustache

Star Sign:

Aries

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