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Dee Dee Ramone (1951–2002)

Dee Dee Ramone was born Douglas Glenn Colvin in Germany in 1951. After immigrating to America he moved to Queens, New York, and became the bassist for The Ramones, a four-piece rock band that many credit for giving birth to the punk movement. Playing simple rock songs as hard and fast as possible, "The Ramones", consisting of Dee Dee, Joey Ramone, ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Crazy Ones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sixteen-Inch Softball (2013) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.17 (2012) ... (writer: "Pet Sematary")
 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (writer: "Rock 'N' Roll High School")
 2012 Burning Man: Metropolis (Documentary) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2012 Yle Live: Michael Monroe (TV Movie) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2011 CSI: NY (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Keep It Real (2011) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2011 My Life (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Boyracers (2011) ... (writer: "BLITZKRIEG BOP" - uncredited)
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - uncredited)
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "Cretin Hop" - as Dee Ramone)
 2010 Date Night (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2005-2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bombers (2010) ... (writer: "We Want the Airwaves" (Uncredited) - as Douglas Colvin)
- Blank Generation (2005) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2009 Whip It (writer: "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the G.E.D. (2009) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2009 Nitro Circus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Circus Heads West (2009) ... (writer: "Rockaway Beach")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.15 (2008) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2008 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Forever (2008) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (writer: "Glad to See You Go" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2008 The Wave (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School")
 2007 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blackout (2007) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2007 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guitar Queer-o (2007) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Treehouse of Horror XVIII (2007) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2007 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Renato Russo (2007) ... (writer: "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue")
 2007 The Hunting Party (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Douglas Calvin)
 2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2007 Shrek the Third (writer: "Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio?" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2007 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (Documentary) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Rockaway Beach")
 2006 NFL Thursday Night Football (TV Series) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2006 Men in Trees (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Power Shift (2006) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2006 Accepted (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2006 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Wanna Be Sedated (2006) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as D. Colvin)
 2006 Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone (Documentary) (writer: "Durango 95", "Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World", "Pin Head", "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "She's The One", "It's A Long Way Back", "Wart Hog", "Don't Come Close", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend", "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)", "Cretin Hop", "I Believe In Miracles", "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker", "Judy Is A Punk", "Commando", "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Something To Believe In", "Teenage Lobotomy" - as Colvin)
 2006 Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi (Documentary) (writer: "Judy Is a Punk", "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2006 Final Destination 3 (writer: "Blitzkreig Bop" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2005 Guitar Hero (Video Game) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2005 Nearing Grace (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2005 Quo Vadis, Baby? (writer: "Poison Heart")
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)" (1989) - as Douglas Colvin)
 2004 Ramones Raw (Documentary) (performer: "Apeman Hop", "Funky Man") / (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Teenage Lobotomy", "Rockaway Beach", "Cretin Hop", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Today Your Love Tomorrow the World", "53rd & 3rd", "Rock and Roll High School", "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio", "Pinhead", "Apeman Hop", "I Don't Want You", "I Don't Care", "I Can't Make It on Time", "I Just Wanna have Something to Do", "She's the One", "Funky Man")
 2004 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Icky Shuffle (2004) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2004 I Was Born, But... (Documentary) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2002-2003 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Homeward Hound (2003) ... (writer: "Now I Wanna Be a Good Boy")
- Lights! Camera! Mayhem! (2003) ... (writer: "I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You")
- She Sees Sea Monsters by the Sea Shore (2002) ... (writer: "Rockaway Beach")
 2003 Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2003 School of Rock (as Colvin Douglas, as Douglas Colvin, "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes To Bitburg)", "Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio")
 2003 Shattered Glass (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" (1976) - as Douglas Colvin)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2003 11:14 (writer: "I Just Want To Have Something To Do" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2003 Daddy Day Care (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (writer: "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2003 End of the Century (Documentary) (performer: "Funky Man" - as Dee Dee King) / (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Judy Is a Punk", "I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement", "Loud Mouth", "I Don't Wanna Walk Around with You", "Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World", "Beat on the Brat", "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue", "53rd & 3rd", "Glad to See You Go", "You're Gonna Kill That Girl", "I Wanna Be Well", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Teenage Lobotomy", "Chinese Rock", "Cretin Hop", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio", "Rock 'N' Roll High School", "Danny Says", "I Want You Around", "KKK Took My Baby Away", "Wart Hog", "Mama's Boy", "Psycho Therapy", "Funky Man", "I Wanna Live", "We're a Happy Family", "Pinhead", "Durango 95", "Commando" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2003 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long Goodbye (2003) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - uncredited)
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mighty Blue (2002) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Application Anxiety (2002) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2002 Titus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Insanity Genetic: Part 2 (2002) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Douglas Colvin, uncredited)
 2002 The New Guy (writer: "Outsider")
 2002 The Ramones and I (Documentary short) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "53rd & 3rd", "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio"")
 2001 The Go-Go's: Live in Central Park (Video documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2001 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (writer: "Judy Is A Punk" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2001 Characters (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "We're A Happy Family" - as Douglas Colvin)
 2001 Sugar & Spice (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Blitzkreig Bop" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1999 Final Rinse (writer: "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do" - as D. Colvin)
 1999 Idle Hands (as Douglas Colvin, "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1999 200 Cigarettes (as Douglas Colvin, "I Don't Care")
 1998 Jidder (Short) (writer: "Teenage Lobotomy")
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "Cretin Hop", "She's The One" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1998 Whatever (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Pinhead" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1996 Carpool (writer: "I WANNA BE SEDATED" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1996 Lukas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rivalen (1996) ... (writer: "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" - uncredited)
 1995 1995 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1994 Airheads (writer: "We Want the Airwaves" - as Douglas Colvin)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blood Drive (1993) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1992 Pet Sematary II ("POISON HEART")
 1991 Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (performer: "Cut Me To Pieces") / (writer: "Cut Me To Pieces")
 1989 Pet Sematary ("Pet Sematary") / (writer: "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker")
 1989 Rockopop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 February 1989 (1989) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bod")
 1988 Tapeheads (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1983 National Lampoon's Vacation (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 1981 Fear No Evil (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "I Want You Around", "Pinhead", "Questioningly", "Rock 'n' Roll High School", "She's The One", "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker", "Teenage Lobotomy")
 1979 Over the Edge (writer: "Teenage Lobotomy")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Too Tough To Die - Live in NYC", 2003 (Artmonkey Records) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Douglas Glen Colvin | Douglas Colvin | C.C. Ramone

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Although the Ramones shared the writing credits on all of their early songs, Dee Dee (writing on his own) was probably the most prolific songwriter of the group, followed by Joey. See more »

Nickname:

Dougie

Star Sign:

Virgo

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