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Midge Ure


Midge Ure was born on October 10, 1953 in Cambuslang, Strathclyde, Scotland as James Ure. He has been married to Sheridan Forbes since July 15, 2003. They have three children. He was previously married to Annabel Giles. See full bio »

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Known For

Class of 1999
Class of 1999 Soundtrack
(1990)
Sing Street
Sing Street Soundtrack
(2016)
Laurence Anyways
Laurence Anyways Soundtrack
(2012)
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops Himself / Himself - Ultravox / Himself - Lead Singer: Rich Kids
(1978-2001)

Filmography

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 2016 Superstar Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2016) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas")
 2016 Sing Street (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Weihnachts-Special (2015) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas")
 2015 Sounds of the 80s (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2015 Christmas Special with Kim Wilde (2015) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Video Game) (performer: "The Man Who Sold The World")
 2015 The Americans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Am Abassin Zadran (2015) ... (writer: "Vienna" - uncredited)
 2014 Black Mirror (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- White Christmas (2014) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2014 Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 50 (TV Movie) (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2013/I Test (writer: "Anvil (Night Club School)" - as James Ure)
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cold War (2013) ... (writer: "Vienna" - uncredited)
 2012 Laurence Anyways (writer: "Fade to Grey")
 2012 Kompani Orheim (writer: "DANCING WITH TEARS IN MY EYES" - as Ure)
 2012 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's a Small World Holiday: Part Three (2012) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas")
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Do They Know it's Christmas")
 2011 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Extraordinary Merry Christmas (2011) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?" - uncredited)
 2011 Propriété interdite (writer: "Fade ot Grey")
 2008-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
- Music with a Message (2008) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2010 Worried About the Boy (TV Movie) (writer: "Vienna", "Fade To Grey")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.87 (2010) ... (performer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?") / (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Vienna")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Postpunk und Neue Deutsche Welle (2009) ... (writer: "Fade To Grey" - uncredited)
 2008 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2008) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2008 Star Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elton John: Patron Saint of Celebrities (2008) ... (writer: "Vienna" - uncredited)
 2008 Häxdansen (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Dancing with Tears in my Eyes")
 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Vienna" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (writer: "Fade To Grey" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (writer: "Vienna" - uncredited)
 2005 Tjenare kungen (writer: "Dancing With Tears In My Eyes")
 2005 Quo Vadis, Baby? (writer: "Vienna")
 2004 Narco (writer: "Fade to Grey")
 2003 Interaktiv (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV Allstars X-Mas Special (2003) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2002 Just Can't Get Enough (writer: "Reap the Wild Wind" - as James Ure)
 1985-2001 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 December 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?" - uncredited)
- Christmas Day 1999: Part 1 (1999) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.87 (1985) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?" - uncredited)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 46 episodes, 1981 - 2001) (performer - 4 episodes, 1985 - 2001)
- 1981 Reunion Special (2001) ... (performer: "Vienna") / (writer: "Vienna")
- Episode dated 25 December 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "If I Was") / (writer: "If I Was", "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
- Episode dated 3 October 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "If I Was") / (writer: "If I Was")
- Episode dated 12 September 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "If I Was") / (writer: "If I Was")
- Episode dated 27 May 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Do they Know It's Christmas?")
 2000 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Forgiveness and Stuff (2000) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
 2000 County Kilburn (writer: "Dancing with tears in my eyes")
 2000 House! (writer: "Fade to Grey")
 1998 Sauna-Report Deutschland - Die nackte Lust am Schwitzen (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "BREATH")
 1996 Dear God (performer: "Dear God") / (writer: "Dear God")
 1995 The Adventures of Mole (TV Movie) (performer: "Oh My Wonderful Friends") / (producer: "Oh My Wonderful Friends") / (writer: "Oh My Wonderful Friends")
 1995 The Pompatus of Love (performer: "Trail of Tears") / (writer: "Trail of Tears" - as M. Ure)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Very Special Christmas with Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) ... (writer: "Do They Know It's Christmas?")
  Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1991) (writer - 1 episode, 1991)
- Miami Twice: 'The American Dream' (1991) ... (performer: "Cold, Cold Heart" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cold, Cold Heart" - uncredited)
 1990 Class of 1999 (performer: "Come the Day") / (producer: "Come the Day") / (writer: "Come the Day")
 1989 It's Christmas (Video short) (writer: "DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?" - as Ure)
 1988 The Prince's Trust Rock Gala (Documentary) (performer: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes", "With a Little Help from my Friends") / (writer: "Dancing with Tears in My Eyes")
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Theresa (1987) ... (writer: "Lament" - uncredited)
 1987 Turnaround (lyrics: "Turnaround") / (music: "Turnaround") / (producer: "Turnaround")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Dancing with Tears in my eyes", "Reap the Wild Wind", "One Small Day", "Vienna", "Do they know it's Christmas"")
 1983 Party Party (performer: "The Man Who Sold The World") / (producer: "The Man Who Sold The World")
Show Show Composer (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (74 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Rich Kids | Ultravox

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Live Aid (1985)] I'd seen Queen a couple of times but I didn't expect this incredibly finely honed performance. See more »

Trivia:

His daughters with Sheridan are Kitty, Ruby and Flossie Ure. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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