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William Orbit

William Orbit (born William Wainwright in 1956) is a legendary producer of electronic music. Since starting out in the early 1980s as the producer and principal instrumentalist in the group Torch Song, he has gone on to release several solo albums and remix / produce hits for other recording artists. In recent years he has been best known for his ... See full bio »
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 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dream Team (2014) ... (writer: "Ray of Light" - uncredited)
 2014 Warren (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Warren Goes Bowling (2014) ... (writer: "Ray of Light" - uncredited)
 2013 I Am Britney Jean (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Alien")
 2005-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Judges' Houses 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Pure Shores" - uncredited)
- Auditions 6 (2005) ... (writer: "Ray of Light" - uncredited)
 2013 Madonna: The MDNA Tour (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Gang Bang", "Radio Dial Static Medley", "Love Spent", "I'm a Sinner")
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Wake Me Up")
 2012 VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Movie) (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2011 W.E. (producer: "Masterpiece")
 2003-2011 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Oprah's Farewell Spectacular: Part 1 (2011) ... (writer: "Ray of Light" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 16 September 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Ray of Light", "Beautiful Stranger", "Swim" - uncredited)
 2010/I Burlesque (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2010 Getaway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greek Islands: Part 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Pure Shores" - uncredited)
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Power of Madonna (2010) ... (writer: "Ray of Light" - uncredited)
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.137 (2010) ... (writer: "Ray of Light")
- Episode #1.114 (2010) ... (writer: "Pure Shores")
 2010 Madonna: Sticky & Sweet Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Ray of Light", "Beautiful Stranger")
 2008 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.9 (2008) ... (writer: "Pure Shores" - uncredited)
 2007 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (2007) ... (writer: "Candy Perfume Girl")
 2007 Live Earth (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2006 Madonna: The Confessions Tour Live from London (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Ray of Light", "Drowned World/Substitute for Love")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna (2006) ... (writer: "Drowned World/Substitute for Love" - uncredited)
 2005 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret (Documentary) (writer: "Amazing", "Beautiful Stranger", "Drowned World/Substitute For Love", "Mer Girl", "Shanti Ashtangi")
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (performer: "Electrical Storm")
 2005 Live 8 (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2005 Ice Princess (writer: "Ray of Light")
 2005 CSI: NY (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Recycling (2005) ... (performer: "Water From A Vine Leaf" - uncredited)
 2004 Lila Says (writer: "A Hazy Shade of Random")
 2004 What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (Documentary) (performer: "Time to Get Wise") / (writer: "Time to Get Wise")
 2003 The O.C. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Countdown (2003) ... (performer: "Dice")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (performer: "Feel Good Time") / (producer: "Feel Good Time") / (writer: "Feel Good Time")
 2001 Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Drowned World/Substitute for Love", "Candy Perfume Girl", "Beautiful Stranger", "Ray of Light", "Mer Girl Part I & II")
 2001 Driven (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna (2001) ... (writer: "Ray of Light" - uncredited)
 1999-2000 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Anna schlägt zurück (2000) ... (writer: "Ray of Light")
- Verloren (1999) ... (writer: "Beautiful Stranger")
- Neues Leben (1999) ... (writer: "Beautiful Stranger" - uncredited)
 2000 Lindenstraße (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leere Worte (2000) ... (writer: "Beautiful Stranger" - uncredited)
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds (writer: "Shine on Me")
 2000 Whatever It Takes (producer: "Go!") / (writer: "Go!")
 2000 The Next Best Thing (producer: "Time Stood Still", "American Pie") / (writer: "Time Stood Still")
 2000/I The Beach (producer: "Pure Shores") / (writer: "Pure Shores")
 2000 At Home with the Braithwaites (TV Series) (arranger: "Barber's Adagio For Strings (Ferry Corsten Mix)") / (performer: "Barber's Adagio For Strings (Ferry Corsten Mix)")
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (writer: "Ray Of Light", "Drowned World/Substitute for Love", "Beautiful Stranger")
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (producer: "Beautiful Stranger") / (writer: "Beautiful Stranger")
 1999 Human Traffic (performer: "Orgive") / (writer: "Orgive" - as W. Orbit)
 1999 The Corruptor (writer: "Candy Perfume Girl" - as William Wainwright)
  När karusellerna sover (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1998) (music - 1 episode, 1998)
- Episode #1.10 (1998) ... (lyrics: "Ray of Light") / (music: "Ray of Light")
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (writer: "Ray of Light")
 1998 Permanent Midnight (writer: "SHE CRIES YOUR NAME" - as William "Orbit" Wainwright)
 1998 MTV Video Music Awards 1998 (TV Special) (writer: "Shanti/Ashtangi", "Ray of Light")
 1997 Harald ("The Holiday Man", "Earthwalk", "Crash Landing")
 1995 Venus Rising (performer: "Dark Eyed Kid", "Jimmys Jag", "Millenium", "Out Of The Ice", "Scorpion") / (producer: "Dark Eyed Kid", "Jimmys Jag", "Millenium", "Out Of The Ice", "Scorpion") / (writer: "Dark Eyed Kid", "Jimmys Jag", "Millenium", "Out Of The Ice", "Scorpion")
 1995 Heat (performer: "The Monkey King", "The Last Lagoon", "Gringatcho Demento", "The Mighty Limpopo") / (writer: "The Monkey King", "The Last Lagoon", "Gringatcho Demento", "The Mighty Limpopo")
 1995 Virtuosity ("Into The Paradise") / (performer: "Into The Paradise")
 1993 Untamed Heart (writer: "Sexploration")
 1987 Senior Week (performer: "Feel Like Jumping", "White Night")
 1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 ("White Night") / (producer: "White Night")
 1986 Out of Bounds ("SHOT IN THE DARK")
 1986 Youngblood (writer: "Don't Look Now")
 1984 Bachelor Party (writer: "Prepare to Energize")
Show Show Composer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Other Works:

Album: Pieces in a Modern Style (1999) See more »

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Alternate Names:

William Ørbit

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