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Pete Townshend


Born in Chiswick, London just ten days after the German surrender in 1945, Townshend grows up in a typical middle-class home. His parents, Cliff and Betty Townshend, are both musicians, and as a child he accompanies them on dance band tours. Townshend starts playing guitar at 12. He goes to art school and, after several stints in local ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
(1999)
Goodfellas
Goodfellas Soundtrack
(1990)
Rushmore
Rushmore Soundtrack
(1998)
Mr. Deeds
Mr. Deeds Soundtrack
(2002)

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 2015-2016 CSI: Cyber (TV Series) (composer - 31 episodes)
- Legacy (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Flash Squad (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- 5 Deadly Sins (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Python's Revenge (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
- Fit-and-Run (2016) ... (composer: theme music)
 2000-2015 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (composer - 324 episodes)
- Under My Skin (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- The End Game (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- The Last Ride (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Merchants of Menace (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
- Hero to Zero (2015) ... (composer: theme music)
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- Rest in Pieces (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
- No Good Deed (2012) ... (composer: theme music)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Empty Glass"{ See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 15 Interviews | 6 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Pete Townsend | Peter Townshend | The Who

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[about Lynyrd Skynyrd, who were opening for The Who on a tour in the early '70s] They're really quite good, aren't they? See more »

Trivia:

Has been involved with many charities since 1968 including the Meher Baba Association, The Children's Health Fund, the Bridge School, the Teenage Cancer Trust and Samsung's Four Seasons of Hope. See more »

Trademark:

Elongated nose See more »

Nickname:

Big Nose

Star Sign:

Taurus

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