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John Taylor (IV)


Nigel John Taylor is most well-known for his bass work in the popular band, Duran Duran, which he also co-founded. As schoolboys, he and Nick would sit around and daydream about the band they would one day front. It was then that they finalized a timeline for the band: they were to play Hammersmith Odeon by 1982, Wembley Arena by 1983, and Madison... See full bio »
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 2012-2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Untitled Rachel Berry Project (2014) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
- Big Brother (2012) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf / Rio" - uncredited)
  Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014)
- Week 6: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (performer: "The Wild Boys" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Wild Boys" - uncredited)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (performer: "The Wild Boys" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Wild Boys" - uncredited)
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cold War (2013) ... (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 7 (2012) ... (writer: "Girls on Film/When Will I Be Famous?" - uncredited)
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.164 (2012) ... (writer: "Notorious" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.113 (2011) ... (writer: "All You Need Is Now")
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.58 (2011) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
- Episode #3.52 (2011) ... (writer: "The Reflex" (uncredited), "A View to a Kill" (uncredited), "Save a Prayer" (uncredited), "Rio" (uncredited), "Hungry Like the Wolf" (uncredited), "Girls on Film" (uncredited), "Union of the Snake" (uncredited), "Leave a Light On")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2009-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "The Reflex")
- Adults Only 20 to 01: Saucy Songs (2009) ... (writer: "Girls On Film")
 2010 Greenberg (writer: "The Chauffeur")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.87 (2010) ... (performer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2008 Tough Talk (Short) (writer: "Ordinary World")
 2008 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Tattaglia (2008) ... (writer: "Some Like It Hot")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (lyrics: "Rio" - as Taylor) / (music: "Rio" - as Taylor)
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "Rio")
 2007 How to Rob a Bank (writer: "Hungy Like the Wolf" - as J. Taylor)
 2007 Son of Rambow (writer: "Wild Boys")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2006 Notte prima degli esami (as J. Taylor, "The Wild Boys", "Save a Prayer")
 2005 The Shield (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tar Baby (2005) ... (performer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2004 Layer Cake (writer: "Ordinary World")
 2004 Trollywood (Documentary) (writer: "Drive By")
 2003 Monster (writer: "All She Wants Is" (1988) - as John Nigel Taylor)
 2003 Wonderland (writer: "Girls on Film" (1981))
 2003 American Wedding (writer: "Reflex")
 2003 Old School (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2002 Extreme Ops (writer: "Notorious")
 2002 Big Fat Liar (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2002 Biggie and Tupac (Documentary) (writer: "Notorious B.I.G.")
 2001 Donnie Darko (writer: "Notorious")
 1993 Mi vida loca (writer: "La Blue Eyes Theme", "El Duran Theme", "Echo Parque", "Giggles and Big Sleepy Get Busy")
 1988 Space Riders (writer: "Hungry Like a Wolf")
 1986 Nine 1/2 Weeks (producer: "I Do What I Do (Theme from 9 1/2 Weeks)") / (writer: "I Do What I Do (Theme from 9 1/2 Weeks)")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Murderess")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Bassist for British group Duran Duran 1978-1997. Also a member of the Power Station and the Neurotic Outsiders, and Terroristen.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »


Alternate Names:

Duran Duran | Duran Duran/Power Station | John Nigel Taylor

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

When artists today are asked to Twitter their every thought, their every action, to record on video their every breath, their every performance, I believe they're diluting their creative powers, their creative potency and the durability of their work. And in the long run I believe they're also diluting the magical power and the magnetic attraction that they can or will ever have over their ... See more »

Trivia:

There is a 7 year age gap between John and his new wife Gela Nash. There was a 12 year age gap between John and his ex-wife Amanda De Cadenet. See more »

Trademark:

Blonde streaks in his hair

Nickname:

Noodlehead See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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