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Chris Rea was born on March 4, 1951 in Middlesbrough, England as Christopher Anton Rea. He is married to Joan Lesley Allport. They have two children. See full bio »

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Basic Instinct
Basic Instinct Soundtrack
(1992)
Beyond the Law
Beyond the Law Soundtrack
(1993)
Die Katze
Die Katze Soundtrack
(1988)
Madhouse
Madhouse Soundtrack
(1990)

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 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Driving Home for Christmas") / (writer: "Driving Home for Christmas")
 2001-2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 May 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "On the Beach" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 20 November 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "The Road to Hell" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 9 November 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "The Road to Hell" - uncredited)
 2010/I Locked In (as Christopher Anton Rea, "Driving Home for Christmas")
  Gavin & Stacey (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #2.8 (2008) ... (performer: "Driving Home for Christmas") / (writer: "Driving Home for Christmas")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "Fool (If You Think It's Over)")
 2005 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcards (2005) ... (writer: "Driving Home for Christmas")
 2004 Ihmisen kokoinen katastrofi (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Tell Me There's A Heaven") / (writer: "Tell Me There's A Heaven")
 2003 Devil's Gate ("Road To Hell")
 2003 Ein himmlischer Freund (TV Movie) (performer: "Driving Home for Christmas")
 2003 Interaktiv (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV Allstars X-Mas Special (2003) ... (writer: "Driving Home for Christmas")
 2002 A Tribute to Leiber and Stoller (Video) (performer: "On Broadway")
 2001 Speed (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Dancing Down the Stoney Road")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1978 - 2000) (performer - 2 episodes, 1978)
- Episode dated 16 June 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "On The Beach")
- Episode dated 26 October 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Fool (If You Think it's Over)") / (writer: "Fool (If You Think it's Over)")
- Episode dated 28 September 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Fool (If You Think it's Over)") / (writer: "Fool (If You Think it's Over)")
 1997 Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis (performer: "Let's Dance") / (writer: "Let's Dance")
  Where the Heart Is (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Things Fall Apart (1997) ... (performer: "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" - uncredited)
 1993-1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #8.5 (1997) ... (writer: "Fool (If You Think It's Over)")
- Episode #4.8 (1993) ... (writer: "Let's Dance")
 1996 Der Schattenmann (TV Series) (performer: "The Road To Hell (Part II)") / (writer: "The Road To Hell (Part II)")
 1994 Weihnachten mit Willy Wuff (TV Movie) (performer: "Driving Home for Christmas")
 1994 Camp Nowhere (writer: "WORKING ON IT")
 1993 Beyond the Law (performer: "Working on It", "The Road to Hell") / (writer: "Working on It", "The Road to Hell")
 1992 Leaving Normal (performer: "Heaven") / (writer: "Heaven")
 1992 Basic Instinct (performer: "Looking For The Summer") / (writer: "Looking For The Summer")
 1992 Sjans (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Verleden tijd (1992) ... (performer: "Fool if you think it's over" - uncredited)
  Joking Apart (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- Pilot (1991) ... (performer: "Fool (if you think it's over)") / (writer: "Fool (if you think it's over)")
 1990 The Krays (writer: "Bittersweet")
 1990 Madhouse (performer: "Let's Dance") / (writer: "Let's Dance")
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Heat Wave (1989) ... (performer: "Working on It" - uncredited)
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Miami Squeeze (1989) ... (performer: "Working On It" - uncredited)
  Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Mord inklusive (1988) ... (performer: "On the beach") / (writer: "On the beach")
 1988 Die Katze (performer: "Gonna Buy A Hat", "That Girl Of Mine" - as Chris Rhea) / (writer: "Gonna Buy A Hat", "That Girl Of Mine" - as Chris Rhea)
 1985 Acceptable Levels (writer: "Fool If You Think It's Over" - uncredited)
 1983 Vacanze di Natale (performer: "Nothing's happening by the sea") / (writer: "Nothing's happening by the sea")
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think Tupac Shakur was a genius. I want to do a hip-hop album with slide guitar some day. See more »

Trivia:

Plays guitar, piano, keyboards, accordion, harmonica, hammond organ and mandolin. See more »

Trademark:

Husky voice

Star Sign:

Pisces

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