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Rod Temperton

Rod Temperton was born in 1947 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Rodney Lynn Temperton. See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "The Groove Line")
 2013 't Schaep Met De 5 Pooten (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Triller (2013) ... (writer: "Triller")
 2013 Twenty Feet from Stardom (Documentary) (writer: "Thriller")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #21.28 (2012) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.26 (2011) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.21 (2011) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.188 (2011) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
 2010-2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Televisió i publicitat (2012) ... (writer: "Thriller")
- Mort i espiritualitat (2012) ... (writer: "Thriller")
- El meu avi (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2011 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2010-2011 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Auditions 6 (2011) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.17 (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller")
- Episode #7.2 (2010) ... (writer: "Rock with You")
 2011 Thriller Night (Short) (writer: "Thriller")
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home Wrecker (2011) ... (writer: "Yah Mo B There")
 2011 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sue Sylvester Shuffle (2011) ... (writer: "Thriller/Heads Will Roll" - uncredited)
 2010 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Halloween 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Singapore Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
- The Singapore Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
 2010 The 5 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Freedom")
 2010 Stuttgart Homicide (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tödliche Falle (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.125 (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2007-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
- Amazing Moments in Music (2007) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (writer: "Thriller")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Five: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2009 This Morning (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 June 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zac Efron/Yeah Yeah Yeahs (2009) ... (writer: "Always and Forever" - uncredited)
 2009 Familjen Babajou (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Del 1 (2009) ... (writer: "Rock With You")
 2008 Yes Man (writer: "Stomp!")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2008) ... (writer: "Thriller")
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (writer: "STOMP")
 2007 Your Song (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Someone in the Dark (2007) ... (writer: "Someone In The Dark")
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("Rock with You")
 2006 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Duel of the Dead (2006) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
 2006 The Break-Up (writer: "Boogie Nights")
 2004 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Always and Forever" - uncredited)
 2004 13 Going on 30 (writer: "Thriller")
 2003 Living with Michael Jackson: A Tonight Special (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Thriller")
 2002 My Own Private Oshawa (TV Movie) (writer: "Boogie Nights")
 2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Discos and Dragons (2000) ... (writer: "Groove Line" - uncredited)
 2000 Boiler Room (writer: "Keepin' the Faith")
 1999 Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (writer: "Boogie Nights")
 1999 Summer of Sam (writer: "Boogie Nights" (1975))
 1998 Among Giants (writer: "The Groove Line")
 1997 Sprung (writer: "The Secret Garden")
 1992 South Central (writer: "The Groove Line")
 1991 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teenage Caveman (1991) ... (writer: "Always and Forever")
 1990 Whatever Happened to Mason Reese (Short) (writer: "Boogie Nights")
 1990 House Party (lyrics: "Always and Forever") / (music: "Always and Forever")
 1988 Moonwalker (writer: "Rock With You", "Thriller")
 1987 Dynasty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The New Moguls (1987) ... (writer: "Thriller" - uncredited)
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie) (writer: "Thriller")
 1986 Running Scared (producer: "Sweet Freedom") / (writer: "Sweet Freedom")
 1986 The 58th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)")
 1985 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #29.17 (1985) ... (writer: "Time Of Your Life" - uncredited)
 1985 The Color Purple (lyrics: "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)", "Makidada") / (music: "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)") / (writer: "Sister's Theme", "Proud Theme")
 1985 Lost in America (writer: "Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)")
 1984 Shake, Rattle & Roll (writer: "Thriller")
 1984 Revenge of the Nerds (writer: "THRILLER")
 1984 Hot Dog... The Movie (writer: "Do You Love Me?")
 1983 The Making of 'Thriller' (Video documentary) (writer: "Off The Wall", "Thriller")
 1983 Thriller (TV Short) (writer: "Thriller")
  Fame (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1983) (music - 1 episode, 1983)
- Love Is the Question (1983) ... (lyrics: "The Bomb" - uncredited) / (music: "The Bomb" - uncredited)
 1983 Donna Summer: A Hot Summer Night (TV Movie) (writer: "Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)")
 1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. (writer: "Boogie Nights")
 1979 Sunburn (writer: "One Night Tan", "This Night We Fell")
 1979 Escape to Athena (writer: "Keep Tomorrow For Me")
 1979 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.13 (1979) ... (writer: "The Groove Line" - uncredited)
 1978 Eyes of Laura Mars (writer: "Boogie Nights")
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Wrote and recorded his band Heatwave's R&B hit "Always and Forever" (1977) that was memorably covered by Luther Vandross in 1995. See more »

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