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Tricky was born on January 27, 1968 in Knowle West, Bristol, England as Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws. See full bio »
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Known For

The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Right Arm
(1997)
Strange Days
Strange Days Soundtrack
(1995)
Face/Off
Face/Off Soundtrack
(1997)
Transporter 3
Transporter 3 Soundtrack
(2008)

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 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Black Steel" - uncredited) / (writer: "Karmacoma" - uncredited)
  Les témoins (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (performer: "We Don't Die") / (writer: "We Don't Die")
 2014 Date and Switch (writer: "Give Me The Go" - as Adrian Thaws)
 2013 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (1 episode)
- Hope It Was Worth It! (2013) ... ("Puppy Toy")
 2012 Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (performer: "Evolution, Revolution, Love")
 2011 Whores' Glory (Documentary) (performer: "Taxi") / (writer: "Taxi" - as Adrian Nicholas Matthew Thaws)
 2011 One Day (performer: "Aftermath") / (writer: "Aftermath" - as Thaws)
 2011 17 filles (performer: "Puppy Toy") / (writer: "Puppy Toy" - as Adrian Thaws)
 2011 Attack of La Niña (performer: "Evolution Revolution Love") / (writer: "Evolution Revolution Love")
 2008 Transporter 3 (performer: "Hell Is Around the Corner") / (writer: "Hell Is Around the Corner")
 2008 Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer (2008) ... (performer: "Council Estate" - uncredited)
 2008 Torchwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Adam (2008) ... (performer: "Christiansands" - uncredited)
 2006 .45 (performer: "Devil in Me") / (writer: "Devil in Me")
 2006 The Book of Revelation (performer: "Abbaon Fat" tracks) / (writer: "Abbaon Fat" tracks)
 2006 Alien Autopsy (performer: "Aftermath") / (writer: "Aftermath")
 2005 Sleeper Cell (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Intramural (2005) ... ("Hell Is Around The Corner")
 2005 The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer (Video documentary) ("Karmacoma')
 2005 Adil geht (lyrics: "2thousand3") / (performer: "2thousand3")
 2003-2004 The O.C. (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Strip (2004) ... (performer: "How High")
- The Girlfriend (2003) ... (performer: "Hollow")
 2004/I Clean (performer: "Breakaway") / (producer: "Breakaway") / (writer: "Breakaway")
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Sons and Daughters (2003) ... ("Scappy Love")
 2003 Veronica Guerin (performer: "Aftermath")
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Get Your Mack On (2002) ... (performer: "Excess")
 2002 Silent Cry (performer: "Aftermath")
 2002 Ultimate X: The Movie (Documentary) (performer: "Christiansands") / (writer: "Christiansands")
 2002 Bad Company (performer: "Excess", "Real People", "Matrix", "Bury the Evidence") / (writer: "Excess", "Don't Touch", "Bury the Evidence" - as Adrian Thaws) / (writer: "Real People", "Matrix")
 2002 Glory Days (TV Series) (performer - 9 episodes)
- Clowning Glory (2002) ... (performer: "Excess")
- No Guts, No Glory (2002) ... (performer: "Excess")
- There Goes the Neighborhood (2002) ... (performer: "Excess")
- Everybody Loves Rudy (2002) ... (performer: "Excess")
- The Lost Girls (2002) ... (performer: "Excess")
 2002 Smallville (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shimmer (2002) ... (performer: "Evolution Revolution Love" - uncredited)
 2002 Narc (lyrics: "Provoked" - as Adrian Thaws) / (music: "Provoked" - as Adrian Thaws)
 2002 Queen of the Damned (performer: "Excess") / (writer: "Excess" - as Adrian Thaws)
  24 (TV Series) (1 episode, 2001) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2001) ... (performer: "Bury The Evidence" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bury The Evidence" - uncredited)
- 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2001) ... ("Christiansands", uncredited)
 2001 Thir13en Ghosts (performer: "Excess") / (writer: "Excess")
 2001 The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Manchester: Part 1 (2001) ... (performer: "Evolution, Revolution, Love")
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My First Day (2001) ... (performer: "Over Me")
 2001 Bully (performer: "Excess", "Bury the Evidence") / (writer: "Excess", "Bury the Evidence" - as Adrian Thaws)
 2000 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chadar Hoshech (2000) ... (writer: "Karmacoma")
 2000 Boiler Room (performer: "You Don't") / (writer: "You Don't")
 2000 The Crow: Salvation (performer: "Antihistamine") / (writer: "Antihistamine")
 1999 G:MT Greenwich Mean Time (performer: "Christiansands")
 1999 Brokedown Palace (performer: "Contradictive") / (writer: "Contradictive" - as "Tricky")
 1999 Forces of Nature (performer: "Slowly") / (writer: "Slowly")
 1998 Half Baked (performer: "We Know") / (writer: "We Know")
 1998 The Replacement Killers (performer: "Makes Me Wanna Die")
 1997 My Son the Fanatic (performer: "You Don't") / (writer: "You Don't" - as Thaws)
 1997 One Eight Seven (writer: "Karmacoma" - as Adrian Thaws)
 1997 Face/Off (performer: "Christiansands")
 1997 Another Nine & a Half Weeks ("Grandmaster")
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "Daydreaming (The Blacksmith Remix)" - as Adrian Thaws)
 1997 City of Industry (performer: "OVERCOME")
 1997 Lost Highway (writer: "Something Wicked This Way Comes" - as A. Thaws)
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Blue Boy (1996) ... ("Hell Is Round The Corner", uncredited)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels ("In a Lonely Place") / (performer: "Tonite Is a Special Nite" (Kaos Mass Confusion Mix)) / (producer: "In a Lonely Place", "Tonite Is a Special Nite" (Kaos Mass Confusion Mix)) / (writer: "Tonite Is a Special Nite" (Kaos Mass Confusion Mix))
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (performer: "Hell Is Around the Corner" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hell Is Around the Corner" (uncredited), "Karmacoma")
 1996 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stewart Is Missing (1996) ... (performer: "Black Steel")
 1995 Strange Days (performer: "Overcome") / (writer: "Overcome")
 1995 Zusje ("Karmacoma")
 1995 Go Now (performer: "Pumpkin", "You Don't") / (writer: "Pumpkin", "You Don't")
 1995 Virtuosity (performer: "Abbaon Fat Tracks")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Episode dated 3 August 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Hell Is Around the Corner") / (writer: "Hell Is Around the Corner")
 1995 Le confessionnal (performer: "Aftermath") / (writer: "Aftermath")
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Album: MAXINQUAYE (Island Records, 1995) See more »

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2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tricky versus The Gravediggaz | Adrian Thaws

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

His song "Excess," co-written by Alanis Morissette, has been featured in the movies Bully (2001), Thir13en Ghosts (2001), Queen of the Damned (2002) and also served as the main title theme to the now-cancelled WB series Glory Days (2002). See more »

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Tricky Rock See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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