No photo available. Represent David Paich? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,657 this week

David Paich

David Paich was born on June 25, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA as David Frank Paich. See full bio »

Fall TV Guide

Find out everything you need to stay up to date with the upcoming season in our Fall TV Guide!

Visit the Fall TV Guide

Facebook Live Chat With 'American Honey' Star Sasha Lane

Join us for a Facebook Live chat with American Honey star Sasha Lane on Monday, Sept. 26, beginning at 1:20 p.m. ET/10:20 p.m. PT. Make sure to follow IMDb on Facebook. Send your questions now to #IMDbAskSasha.

Follow IMDb on Facebook

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 40 people
created 24 Apr 2011
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of David Paich's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

Warrior
Warrior Soundtrack
(2011)
Zodiac
Zodiac Soundtrack
(2007)
First Blood
First Blood Soundtrack
(1982)
Click
Click Soundtrack
(2006)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (94 credits)
 2016 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8908 (2016) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.8885 (2016) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 2016 A Hologram for the King (lyrics: "Got To Be Real") / (music: "Got To Be Real")
 2015 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Safe Space (2015) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2015 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yes (2015) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Exsuscito (2015) ... (writer: "Lowdown" - uncredited)
 2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Video Game) (writer: "Africa")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ricky Gervais/Jordana Brewster/Elle King (2015) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
 2015 Mistress America (writer: "Rosanna")
 2015 The D Train (writer: "Lowdown (Re-Record)" - as David F. Paich)
 2014 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2014 Horrible Bosses 2 (writer: "Hold The Line")
 2014 Dressed to Marry (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- FUD (2014) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
 2014 Balls Out (writer: "We Made It")
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Hold The Line", "Africa")
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "Lowdown" - as David F. Paich)
 2013 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dead (2013) ... (writer: "Rosanna" - uncredited)
 2013 The Newsroom (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Genoa Tip (2013) ... (writer: "Hold the Line" - uncredited)
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes)
- Episode #21.159 (2013) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.131 (2013) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.112 (2013) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.87 (2013) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.79 (2013) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
 2013 Mood Indigo (writer: "Lowdown")
 2012 The Middle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hose (2012) ... (writer: "Rosanna")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Fight for You")
 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Take on Me (2012) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2012 Joyful Noise (writer: "Lowdown")
 2012 The Dukes of September Live at Lincoln Center (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Miss Sun", "Lowdown", "Lido Shuffle")
 2011 Warrior (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - as David F. Paich)
 2011 Zookeeper (writer: "I'll Supply the Love" - as David F. Paich)
 2011 Super Bowl XLV (TV Special) (writer: "Lido Shuffle" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.10 (2011) ... (writer: "Africa", "Rosanna" - uncredited)
 2005-2010 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls (2010) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real")
- Camp Refoogee (2006) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
- Bullocks to Stan (2005) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
 2010 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anthropology 101 (2010) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
 2010 The Needle Drop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Band Shirts? (2010) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2010 MacGruber (writer: "Rosanna")
 2008 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Return to Queens Blvd (2008) ... (writer: "Lowdown" - uncredited)
 2005-2007 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Liveshow #2 - 80's (2007) ... (writer: "Stop Loving You")
- Liveshow #4 - Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
- Liveshow #1 - Mijn Geboortejaar (2005) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2007 It Takes Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... (writer: "Hold The Line")
 2007 Zodiac (writer: "Lowdown")
 2006 The Holiday (writer: "Got to Be Real" (1978))
 2006 Rite of Passage (Short) (writer: "Right Part of Me")
 2006 Click (writer: "Hold the Line" (1978))
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "Make Believe")
 2005-2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- My Way Home (2006) ... (writer: "Africa" - uncredited)
- My Best Laid Plans (2005) ... (writer: "Rosanna" - uncredited)
 2006 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mottoshow #3 - Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
 2006 The Pink Panther (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Disco (2005) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2005 I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1982 (2005) ... (writer: "Rosanna")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 35 #4 (2005) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
 2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3 Performance Show: The 70's (2004) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Hold the Line" - as David F. Paich)
 2004 Shark Tale (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2004 The Cookout (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2003 That '70s Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Magic Bus (2003) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
 2003 Women in Love (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.203 (2003) ... (writer: "Luxo Pesado" - uncredited)
 2003 Get Up! (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 2003 Biker Boyz (writer: "Tru Rider")
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Africa" - as D. Paich)
 2002 Friends of Friends (TV Movie) (writer: "Hold the Line" - uncredited)
 2002 Undercover Brother (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 2002 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8: My Own Idol (2002) ... (writer: "Rosanna")
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Real Me (2001) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 2001 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Windows of Opportunity (2001) ... (writer: "Africa")
 2000 Keeping the Faith (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 2000 2gether (TV Movie) (writer: "Rosanna")
 1999/I Black & White (writer: "Free")
 1998 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Head Case (1998) ... (writer: "Got to Be Real" - uncredited)
 1998 Safe Men (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Movie) (writer: "Got To Be Real" - uncredited)
 1998 The Last Days of Disco (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1997 To the Limit (writer: "Hold the Line")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Riding with Death (1997) ... (writer: "99" - uncredited)
 1996 Mr. Wrong (writer: "HOLD THE LINE")
 1993 Carlito's Way (writer: "Got To Be Real")
 1992 American Heart (performer: "Fast Blues") / (writer: "Fast Blues")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Praatjes (1992) ... (performer: "What can I say" - uncredited)
 1991 Il muro di gomma (writer: "Georgy Porgy" - as D. Paich)
 1991 Queens Logic (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1990 Paris Is Burning (Documentary) (writer: "Got To Be Real" - as D. Paich)
 1989 Black Rain (producer: "I'LL BE HOLDING ON")
 1989 Shirley Valentine (arranger: "The Girl Who Used to Be Me")
 1985 Out of Control (writer: "She")
 1985 We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie documentary) ("We Are the World", uncredited) / (arranger: "We Are the World" - uncredited)
 1983 Two of a Kind (producer: "The Perfect One")
 1982 First Blood (arranger: "It's a Long Road")
 1982 Personal Best (writer: "It's Over" - as D. Paich)
 1980 The Last Married Couple in America (writer: "Got to Be Real")
 1977-1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 15 March 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
- Episode dated 2 June 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle")
- Episode dated 19 May 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "Lido Shuffle")
- Episode dated 17 February 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "What Can I Say")
- Episode dated 3 February 1977 (1977) ... (writer: "What Can I Say")
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Want to Keep My Baby (1979) ... (writer: "Hold the Line")
 1978 FM (writer: "Lido Shuffle")
 1977 Looking for Mr. Goodbar (writer: "Lowdown" (1976))
 1976 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs (1976) ... (writer: "Lowdown", "What Can I Say")
  Ironside (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (writer - 3 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1973) (music - 2 episodes, 1973) (performer - 1 episode, 1973)
- Once More for Joey (1974) ... ("Light The Way")
- Downhill All the Way (1973) ... (performer: "Way Up Here") / (writer: "Street Song", "Way Up Here")
- In the Forests of the Night (1973) ... (lyrics: "December Song") / (music: "December Song")
- Murder by One (1973) ... (lyrics: "Your Time Is Coming") / (music: "Your Time Is Coming")
- Ollinger's Last Case (1973) ... (writer: "Where Can You Go?")
 1973 That Man Bolt (lyrics: "That'll Be Never") / (music: "That'll Be Never")
Show Show Music department (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

David F. Paich
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There's still time. I've told Peter Gabriel and met Sting. I've sent out some feelers. I feel like an eager young kid.... 'If someone can't make it or someone gets sick, tell them to call me!' I've actually done that, believe it or not. See more »

Trivia:

Founding member of the band Toto. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Discuss David Paich on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page