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Roger Taylor (III)


Drummer for British group Duran Duran from 1980 - 1984. Drummer for Arcadia 1985 which released one album. 1985 saw Duran Durans last on-stage performance as the Fab 5 for quite some time for the Live Aid charity event. In 1986 Duran Duran reformed without Roger or guitarist Andy Taylor. Roger played some tracks for 1995 Duran Duran album Thankyou... See full bio »

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Known For

Take Me Home Tonight
(2011)
Greenberg
Greenberg Soundtrack
(2010)
Old School
Old School Soundtrack
(2003)
Man Up
Man Up Soundtrack
(2015)

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 2017 Stranger Things (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak (2017) ... (writer: "Girls on Film")
 2017 The Boss (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.20 (2017) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- At the Earth's Core (2017) ... (writer: "Rio" - uncredited)
 2017 Teen Wolf (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ghosted (2017) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2016 Lethal Weapon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ties That Bind (2016) ... (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Gemma Bissix (2016) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
- Crissy Rock (2016) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
- Deena Payne (2016) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
- David Van Day (2016) ... (writer: "Rio" - uncredited)
- Tamara Beckwith (2016) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2015-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Ryan Seacrest/Cedric the Entertainer/Chris Young feat. Vince Gill (2016) ... (writer: "Rio" - uncredited)
- Drew Barrymore/Stephen Moyer/5 Seconds of Summer (2015) ... (writer: "Hey Everybody!")
- Robert De Niro/Ariana Grande/Duran Duran (2015) ... (writer: "Pressure Off")
 2016 Sing Street (writer: "Rio")
 2016 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Martin Short/Lauren Ash/5 Seconds of Summer (2016) ... (writer: "Hey Everybody")
 2015 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tales of Suspense #52 (2015) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2015 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Old Time Rock and Roll (2015) ... (writer: "Butterfly Girl" - uncredited)
 2015 Deutschland 83 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Atlantic Lion (2015) ... (writer: "Hungry Like a Wolf")
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.4 (2015) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2015/I Man Up (writer: "The Reflex")
 2014 Stalker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Skin (2014) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2014 The Riot Club (writer: "Wild Boys")
 2014 Walking on Sunshine (writer: "Wild Boys")
 2014 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8374 (2014) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2014 Top Gear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Girls On Film" - uncredited)
 2014 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hungry Like the Wolf (2014) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2013 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.7 (2013) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2013 Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Strange Romance (2013) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 4 episodes)
- I Ran (So Far Away) by a Flock of Seagulls (2013) ... (writer: "The Reflex")
- Tubthumping by Chumbawumba (2012) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
- The Safety Dance (2012) ... (writer: "The Reflex")
- Take on Me (2012) ... (writer: "Rio", "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cold War (2013) ... (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2013 Lost Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Confaegion (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)
 2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Big Brother (2012) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf / Rio" - uncredited)
 2009-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Hollywood Twists (2011) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) ... (writer: "Girls on Film")
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "The Reflex")
- Adults Only 20 to 01: Saucy Songs (2009) ... (writer: "Girls On Film")
 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 Killing Bono (writer: "Planet Earth")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.113 (2011) ... (writer: "All You Need Is Now")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2010 Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alpha and Omega (2010) ... (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2010 Brad Tries... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brad Tries Cocaine (2010) ... (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Hungarian Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
- The Hungarian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2001-2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 30 June 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Save a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 23 September 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "A View to a Kill" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 22 September 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Save a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 July 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "A View to a Kill" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 28 June 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2010 Greenberg (writer: "The Chauffeur")
 2009 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Let's Get Hairy (2009) ... (writer: "Hungry like the Wolf")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "The Reflex", "Rio" - uncredited)
- Synthiepop und New Romantic (2009) ... (writer: "The Reflex", "Is There Something I Should Know?" (uncredited), "Girls On Film")
 2009 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the First Kill (2009) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2009 This Morning (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 6 February 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Rio")
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roxy St. James (2009) ... (writer: "Save A Prayer")
 2008 Saints Row 2 (Video Game) (writer: "The Reflex")
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Monkeys Take a Bath (2008) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2008 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 2 (2008) ... (writer: "Rio" - uncredited)
 2007-2008 Medium (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Burn Baby Burn: Part 1 (2008) ... (writer: "Falling Down" - uncredited)
- The Boy Next Door (2007) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Careless Memories" - uncredited)
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore (Video Game) (lyrics: "Rio" - as Taylor) / (music: "Rio" - as Taylor)
 2008 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- E Pluribus Wiggum (2008) ... (writer: "Hungry like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2005-2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Justice (2007) ... (writer: "Save A Prayer")
- Schadenfreude (2005) ... (writer: "Save A Prayer")
 2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates Minimum Wage (2007) ... (writer: "Hungry Like a Wolf")
 2007 Moonlight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Out of the Past (2007) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "Rio")
 2006-2007 Star Stories (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sadie Frost: My Side of the Story (2006) ... (writer: "New Moon on Monday" - uncredited)
 2007 Concert for Diana (TV Special documentary) (writer: "(Reach Up For The) Sunrise", "Wild Boys", "Rio")
 2007 How to Rob a Bank (and 10 Tips to Actually Get Away with It) (writer: "Hungy Like the Wolf" - as R. Taylor)
 2007 Son of Rambow (writer: "Wild Boys")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2006 Ashens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- MP4 Player Review (2006) ... (writer: "The Reflex")
 2006 Heist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sex, Lies and Vinny Momo (2006) ... (writer: "Girls on Film")
 2006 Notte prima degli esami (as R.A. Taylor, "The Wild Boys", "Save a Prayer")
 2005 I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2005 The Business (writer: "Planet Earth")
 2005 Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story (Documentary) (writer: "Girls On Film")
 2005 The Shield (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tar Baby (2005) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - uncredited)
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- When You Got to Go, You Got to Go (2005) ... (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf", "What Happens Tomorrow", " (Reach Up For The) Sunrise")
 2004 Far Far Away Idol (Video short) (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 2004 New Zealand Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 3 Performance Show: 80's Hits (2004) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2004 Keen Eddie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Citizen Cecil (2004) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf", "Rio", "Wild Boys", "Is There Something I Should Know?")
 2003 Wonderland (writer: "Girls on Film" (1981))
 2003 American Wedding (writer: "Reflex")
 2003 Murphy's Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reunion (2003) ... (writer: "Girls on Film" - uncredited)
 2003 Old School (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 ... (writer: "Rio" - uncredited)
 2002 Sunrise (TV Series) (writer: "(Reach Up For The) Sunrise")
 2002 Big Fat Liar (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 2001 Langt fra Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- En Ordentlig Sneppetur (2001) ... (writer: "A View To a Kill")
 2000 Will & Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lows in the Mid-Eighties: Part 1 (2000) ... (writer: "The Union of the Snake" - uncredited)
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Legends of the Mall (2000) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 1999 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics (1999) ... (writer: "Rio")
 1999 Duran Duran: Greatest - The Videos (Video documentary) (writer: "Planet Earth", "Girls On Film (Long Uncensored Version)", "The Chauffeur", "Hungry Like The Wolf", "Save A Prayer", "Rio", "Is There Something I Should Know?", "Union Of The Snake", "New Moon On Monday (E.P. Version)", "The Reflex", "Wild Boys (7" Edit Version)", "A View To A Kill", "Burning The Ground")
 1998 Free Enterprise (writer: "Planet Earth" (Night Version))
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie) (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf", "Save a Prayer", "Rio")
 1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.7 (1997) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 1996 Clash of the Titans (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Phoenix from the Ashes (1996) ... (writer: "Planet Earth" - uncredited)
 1986 Living Seas (TV Movie) (writer: "Rio")
 1985 Arena (Video) (writer: "Tiger Tiger", "Is There Something I Should Know?", "Hungry Like the Wolf", "Union of the Snake", "Save a Prayer", "The Wild Boys", "Planet Earth", "Careless Memories", "Girls on Film", "The Reflex", "Rio")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "A View to a Kill", "Save a Prayer", "Union of the Snake", "The Reflex")
 1981-1985 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 May 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "A View to a Kill")
- Episode dated 27 May 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
- Episode dated 17 December 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "My Own Way")
- Episode dated 3 December 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "My Own Way")
- Episode dated 13 August 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Girls On Film")
 1984 Red Hot Rock (Video) (writer: "The Chauffeur")
 1984 Duran Duran: The Wild Boys (Video short) (writer: "The Wild Boys")
 1984 Bananas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (1984) ... (writer: "The Reflex")
 1984 Razorback (writer: "New Moon on Monday" - as Duran Duran)
 1984 Space Riders (writer: "Hungry Like a Wolf")
 1984 Hot Dog... The Movie (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf" - as Duran Duran)
 1982 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 October 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Hungry Like the Wolf")
 1982 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eine Falle für Derrick (1982) ... (writer: "Girls on Film")
 1982 Duran Duran: Hungry Like the Wolf (Video short) (writer: "Hungry Like The Wolf")
 1982 Duran Duran: Rio (Video short) (writer: "Rio")
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Alternate Names:

Duran Duran

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Personal Quote:

"Who influenced me as a drummer? My real influences coming up were Paul Thompson [Roxy Music] Dennis Davies [David Bowie] Steve Jansen [Japan] and Tony Thompson [Chic]. See more »

Trivia:

Recording next studio album while last stretch of Astronaut tour finishes up in December See more »

Nickname:

Two Hands Taylor

Star Sign:

Taurus

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