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Bernard Sumner

Bernard Sumner was born on January 4, 1956 in Salford, Manchester, England as Bernard Edward Dicken. He is married to Sarah. He was previously married to Sue. See full bio »
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 2014 The Equalizer (writer: "New Dawn Fades")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Medidas de seguridad (2014) ... (writer: "Blue Monday" - uncredited)
 2014 Another Year (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - as Sumner B.)
 2014 White Bird in a Blizzard (writer: "Temptation")
 2014 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jump Ball (2014) ... (writer: "Isolation" - uncredited)
 2013 Rising Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (writer: "Bizarre Love Triangle")
 2013/I Believe (writer: "Blue Monday")
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (writer: "Bizarre Love Triangle")
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph (writer: "Shut Up and Drive" - as Bernard (GB 2)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Blue Monday")
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (writer: "Temptation")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Cançons que curen (2012) ... (writer: "Blue Monday")
- Desamor (2012) ... (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2012 Girls Against Boys (writer: "She's Lost Control")
 2012 A.C.A.B. (writer: "New Dawn Fades")
 2011 Los Bunkers: Un documental by Sonar (Documentary) (writer: "Blue Monday" - uncredited)
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 October 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 12 April 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - uncredited)
 2011 What's Your Number? (writer: "Bizarre Love Triangle" - as Bernard (Gb 2)
 2011 The Giants (writer: "No Love Lost")
 2011 Movin' on Up (TV Movie) (writer: "Get the Message")
 2011/I Unknown (writer: "Blue Monday (Oliver Lang & Rob Blazye Remix)" - as Sumner)
 2011 Legend of Zelda 1987 Trailer (Video short) (writer: "Bizarre Love Triangle", "Bizarre Love Triangle (8-bit version)")
 2010 Miliband of Brothers (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Blue Monday" - uncredited)
 2010 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ballad of Rikki Rash (2010) ... (writer: "Love Will Tear us Apart")
 2010/I The Trip (writer: "Atmosphere" - as Sumner)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The European Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "World In Motion" - uncredited)
- The European Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "World In Motion" - uncredited)
- The Turkish Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Shut Up and Drive" - uncredited)
 2010 Small-Time Revolutionary (Short) (writer: "Age of Consent")
 2010 Happiness Runs (writer: "Atmosphere")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "Bizarre Love Triangle")
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chinatown (2009) ... (writer: "Age of Consent" - uncredited)
 2009 The Time Traveler's Wife (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2009 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Atmosphere")
 2009 I Love You, Man (writer: "Shut Up and Drive")
 2009 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Effy (2009) ... (writer: "She's Lost Control")
 2009 High Life (writer: "Age of Consent")
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You (writer: "Mr. Disco")
 2008 Beethoven's Big Break (Video) (writer: "Shut Up and Drive")
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Escape from Pearl Bailey (2008) ... (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2008 Kiddy Contest (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kiddy Contest 2008 (2008) ... (as Bernhard Sumner, "Ist nicht mein Tag")
 2008 Bronson (writer: "Your Silent Face" - as Summer)
 2008 While She Was Out (writer: "Day Of The Lords")
 2008 Wild Child (writer: "Shut Up and Drive")
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 3 (2008) ... (writer: "Blue Monday" - uncredited)
 2008 21 (writer: "Shut Up and Drive")
 2008 College Road Trip (writer: "Shut Up and Drive")
 2008 Pigerne mod drengene (TV Series) (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2007 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chain Reaction (2007) ... (writer: "Shut Up and Drive" - uncredited)
 2007 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.12 (2007) ... (writer: "Out of Control" - uncredited)
 2007 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Blue Monday" - uncredited)
 2007 Joy Division (Documentary) (writer: "Exercise One", "You're No Good For Me", "At a Later Date", "No Love Lost", "Digital", "Shadowplay", "Interzone", "Insight", "New Dawn Fades", "Decades", "Disorder", "I Remember Nothing", "She's Lost Control", "Transmission", "Wilderness", "These Days", "Dead Souls", "Atmosphere", "Autosuggestion", "Day of the Lords", "Love Will Tear Us Apart", "Atrocity Exhibition", "Heart and Soul", "Eternal", "Isolation", "Blue Monday" - as Sumner)
 2007 Nancy Drew (writer: "Blue Monday")
 2007 Control ("No Love Lost", "Leaders of Men", "Digital", "Transmission", "Insight", "She's Lost Control", "Candidate", "Love Will Tear Us Apart", "Isolation", "Dead Souls", "Disorder", "Atmosphere", "Shadowplay")
 2007 The Signal (writer: "Atmosphere")
 2007 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Six Days: Part 2 (2007) ... (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2006 Lumines II (Video Game) (writer: "Regret")
 2006 The History Boys (writer: "Blue Monday")
 2006 Starter for 10 (writer: "Blue Monday")
 2006 Marie Antoinette (writer: "Ceremony")
 2006 Red Road (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - as Sumner)
 2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2005 NotNa (Documentary short) (writer: "Atmosphere")
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (writer: "Atmosphere")
 2005 House of Wax (writer: "New Dawn Fades")
 2004 Layer Cake (writer: "Can't Get Blue Monday out of My Head")
 2004 Walking Tall (writer: "Blue Monday" - as B. Sumner)
 2004 D.E.B.S. (writer: "Temptation")
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Warsaw")
 2003 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) ("Bizarre Love Triangle")
 2003 Nathalie... (writer: "Atmosphere" - as B. Sumner)
 2003 3 Blind Mice (writer: "Crystal")
 2003 Keen Eddie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot: Eddie (2003) ... (writer: "Crystal")
 2002 Kylie Minogue: Kylie Fever 2002 in Concert - Live in Manchester (Video documentary) (writer: "Can't Get Blue Monday Out of My Head" - uncredited)
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Special documentary) (writer: "True Faith" - uncredited)
 2002 24 Hour Party People (writer: "World In Motion", "Digital", "She's Lost Control", "Love Will Tear Us Apart", "Atmosphere", "Blue Monday", "Here To Stay")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "Blue Monday", "Bizarre Love Triangle")
 2001 Buffalo Soldiers (writer: "Blue Monday")
 2001 Lawless Heart (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (1980))
 2001 Driven (writer: "Out Of Control")
 2001 Series 7: The Contenders (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart" - as Bernard Summer)
 2001 Donnie Darko (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murder, She Snored (2000) ... (writer: "Out of Control")
 2000/I The Beach (writer: "Out of Control")
 2000 American Psycho (writer: "True Faith")
 1999 With or Without You (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
 1999 The Other Sister (writer: "Temptation")
 1998 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (writer: "Blue Monday")
 1998 Blade (writer: "Confusion (Pump Panel Recon Mix)")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "Blue Monday")
 1997 The Lakes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (writer: "Blue Monday (Hardfloor Mix)" - uncredited)
 1997 This Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unusual Suspect (1997) ... (writer: "True Faith" - uncredited)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (writer: "In a Lonely Place" - as B. Summer)
 1996 Clash of the Titans (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Crazy Gang Versus the Culture Club (1996) ... (writer: "Blue Monday" - uncredited)
 1996 Trainspotting (writer: "Temptation")
 1995 Heat (writer: "New Dawn Fades")
 1995 Butterfly Kiss (lyrics: "World In Motion") / (music: "World In Motion")
 1994 Reality Bites (writer: "Confusion")
 1994 Threesome (writer: "BIZARRE LOVE TRIANGLE")
 1993 Wayne's World 2 ("AGE OF CONSENT")
 1992 Cool World ("DISAPPOINTED")
 1984 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Unfair Exchanges (1984) ... (writer: "Transmission")
 1982 The Uppercrust (writer: "Love Will Tear Us Apart")
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Bernard Dickin | Joy Division | Electronic | New Order | Barney Sumner


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I think they (U2) were Joy Division fans. I have said some bitchy things about Bono since then, but the truth is, if I'm honest, I'm a little bit jealous of them. They were our peers, but things seemed to go smoothly for them, whereas things seemed to go disastrously wrong for us at every turn.


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