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Kirk Pengilly

Kirk was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 4 July 1958. Known primarily as co-writer, guitairst saxophonist & percussionist with Australian new Wave outfit INXS from 1980-1997 (the lineup fronted by Michael Hutchence) and 1998 onwards (fronted by Jon Stevens Alon). Kirk has married and divorced twice. A talented player from possibly ... See full bio »

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Adventureland Soundtrack
The Lost Boys
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Rock Star: INXS
Rock Star: INXS Himself (2005-)


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 2012 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grinspoon Guest Program Rage II (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Change")
 2011 The Man from the Future (writer: "By My Side")
 2009 Adventureland (writer: "Don't Change")
 2006 Ultimate Sessions (Video documentary) (writer: "Don't Change")
 2003 Danny Deckchair (writer: "Don't Change" (1982) - as Pengilly)
 2000 Sample People (writer: "Don't Change" - as Pengilly)
 1991 INXS: Live Baby Live (Video documentary) (writer: "BY MY SIDE")
 1991 Palm Harbor Vice (writer: "Laying Down the Law" - as Kirk Penally)
 1990 INXS: Greatest Video Hits (Video documentary) (writer: "LOVE IS (WHAT I SAY)")
 1989 INXS: In Search of Excellence (Video documentary) (writer: "Don't Change" (live), "Listen Like Thieves" (extract))
 1988 INXS: Kick: The Video Flick (Video short documentary) (performer: "On the Rocks") / (producer: "On the Rocks") / (writer: "On the Rocks")
 1987 The Lost Boys (writer: "Laying Down The Law")
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Appears in the Jenny Morris music video clip 'You're gonna get hurt'.

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Has one daughter, April (b. 1988), from his first wife, Karen. See more »


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