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Paul Westerberg

Paul Westerberg was born on December 31, 1959 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. See full bio »

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Open Season
Open Season Composer
Tommy Boy
Tommy Boy Soundtrack
Singles Composer
Jerry Maguire
Jerry Maguire Soundtrack


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 2016 Regular Show in Space (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rigby's Graduation Day Special (2016) ... (writer: "Here Comes A Regular")
 2015 Paper Towns (writer: "SWINGIN PARTY")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Keith Richards/Debra Messing/The Replacements (2014) ... (writer: "Alex Chilton")
 2014 Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me (Documentary) (writer: "Any Trouble")
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "I Will Dare")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "Unsatisfied")
 2011 Young Adult (writer: "Achin' To Be")
 2010 Going the Distance (writer: "Here Comes A Regular")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "I Will Dare")
 2009 Tanner Hall (performer: "A Few Minutes of Silence") / (writer: "Kiss Me On The Bus", "A Few Minutes of Silence")
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You (writer: "Can't Hardly Wait")
 2009 Adventureland (writer: "Bastards of Young", "Unsatisfied")
 2008 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (writer: "God Damn Job")
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Good Death (2007) ... (performer: "Good Day")
 2007 The Go-Getter (writer: "Color Me Impressed")
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Single Stamina (2006) ... (writer: "Skyway")
 2006/II Catch and Release (performer: "Let the Bad Times Roll" (2002)) / (writer: "Let the Bad Times Roll" (2002))
 2006 Open Season (performer: "Good Day") / (writer: "I Belong", "Wild As I Wanna Be", "Good Day")
 2006 Jackass Number Two (Documentary) (writer: "Treatment Bound")
  Brotherhood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Genesis 27:39 (2006) ... (performer: "Let The Bad Times Roll") / (writer: "Let The Bad Times Roll")
 2006 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Piece (2006) ... (writer: "Alex Chilton" - uncredited)
  Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Not Pictured (2006) ... (performer: "Time Flies Tomorrow" - uncredited) / (writer: "Time Flies Tomorrow" - uncredited)
 2006 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Wind That Blew My Heart Away (2006) ... (performer: "Here Comes a Regular" - uncredited)
 2005 Aurora Borealis (performer: "Looking Up In Heaven") / (writer: "Looking Up In Heaven")
 2004 Saved! (writer: "Skyway" (1987), "We'll Inherit the Earth" (1989))
 2003 Real Wild Child: Joan Jett Music Video Anthology (Video) (writer: "Backlash")
 2003 The O.C. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Rescue (2003) ... (performer: "Let The Bad Times Roll")
 2003 Camp (writer: "Skyway")
 2002 I'm with Lucy (writer: "As Far As I Know")
 2002 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Student (2002) ... (writer: "Attitude")
 2001 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Live! (Video) (writer: "Androgynous")
 2001 Prozac Nation (writer: "I Will Dare")
 2001 By Hook or by Crook (writer: "Androgynous")
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "Can't Hardly Wait")
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "I'll Be You")
 1996 Feeling Minnesota (writer: "I Will Dare")
  Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- The One with the Two Parties (1996) ... (performer: "Stain Yer Blood" - uncredited) / (writer: "Stain Yer Blood" - uncredited)
  Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1996) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996)
- Spring Breaks: Part 2 (1996) ... (performer: "Time Flies Tomorrow", "These Are the Days") / (writer: "Time Flies Tomorrow", "These Are the Days")
- Spring Breaks: Part 1 (1996) ... (performer: "Time Flies Tomorrow", "These Are the Days") / (writer: "Time Flies Tomorrow", "These Are the Days")
 1995 Tank Girl (performer: "Let's Do It")
 1995 Tommy Boy (performer: "Silver Naked Ladies") / (writer: "Silver Naked Ladies")
 1994 Airheads (producer: "Unsatisfied") / (writer: "Unsatisfied")
 1993 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charlton Heston/Paul Westerberg (1993) ... (performer: "Knockin' on Mine", "Knockin' On Mine", "Can't Hardly Wait")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Canoe (1993) ... (writer: "Bastards Of Young")
 1992 Singles (performer: "Dyslexic Heart", "Waiting for Somebody") / (producer: "Dyslexic Heart", "Waiting for Somebody") / (writer: "Dyslexic Heart", "Waiting for Somebody", "Bastards of Young")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stand (Up) and Deliver (1991) ... (writer: "Merry Go Round" - uncredited)
 1990 Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again (TV Movie) (writer: "I'll Be You")
 1989 Loverboy (writer: "Anwyhere's Better Than Here")
 1989 Say Anything... (writer: "Within Your Reach")
 1988 Hot to Trot (writer: "Shooting Dirty Pool")
 1986 My Chauffeur (writer: "Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out" - as Westerberg)
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

Singing Human Paul Westerberg

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A rock 'n' roll band needs to be able to get under people's skin. You should be able to clear the room at the drop of a hat. See more »


Actually, he released two albums this year, Stereo, and Mono (under the alias of Grandpa Boy). The album that got The 'Mats noticed would definitely have to be, "Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash", which was released by the Twin/Tone label. Across town "rivals" Husker Du, were jealous of them because they played less than a dozen shows before they were signed. Bassist Tommy Stinson wasn't ... See more »

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