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Dennis Wilson (I) (1944–1983)


Dennis Wilson was born Hawthorne, California in the fall of 1944 to Murry and Audree Wilson. The middle son of three brothers, Dennis was rebellious, argumentative and as he often acknowledged, the "black sheep" of the family. His integration into America's band, The Beach Boys came when his mother pushed his brothers to allow him to play with ... See full bio »

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 1976-2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Zach Galifianakis/Of Monsters and Men (2013) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful (You Are So Aniston)")
- Eric Idle/Joe Cocker/Stuff (1976) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 5 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful")
- Final Judgement, Part 2 (2012) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful")
 2011 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La hora de la verdad (2011) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful")
  Legends (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Dennis Wilson: The Real Beach Boy (2010) ... (performer: "You Are So Beautiful" (uncredited), "Pacific Ocean Blues", "River Song" (uncredited), "Thoughts of You" (uncredited), "It's Not Too Late", "Holy Man" (uncredited), "Dreamer" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Be With Me" (uncredited), "Never Learn Not to Love" (uncredited), "Forever" (uncredited), "You Are So Beautiful" (uncredited), "Pacific Ocean Blues", "River Song" (uncredited), "Thoughts of You" (uncredited), "Holy Man" (uncredited), "Dreamer" (uncredited))
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.10 (2010) ... (performer: "Good Vibrations")
 2008 Marley & Me (performer: "River Song") / (writer: "River Song")
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.21 (2008) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2007 How Soon Is Now? (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 1975-1976 (2007) ... (writer: "Only with you")
- 1972 (2007) ... (writer: "Only with you")
 2007 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anteaters. They're Just Crazy-lookin (2007) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2006 I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1975 (2006) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful")
 2006 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Look at Me (2006) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful" - uncredited)
 2002 I'm with Lucy (writer: "Only With You" (Karaoke Version), "Only With You")
 1991-1993 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- The House Meets the Mouse: Part 2 (1993) ... (writer: "Forever")
- Road to Tokyo (1992) ... (writer: "Forever")
- Captain Video: Part 2 (1992) ... (writer: "Forever")
- Happy Birthday, Babies: Part 1 (1991) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful" - uncredited)
- The Wedding: Part 2 (1991) ... (writer: "Forever")
 1990 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Simpson and Delilah (1990) ... (writer: "You Are So Beautiful" - uncredited)
 1988 Two Moon Junction (writer: "You Are So Beautiful")
 1986 Heat (writer: "The Floorwalker")
 1981 Modern Romance (writer: "YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL")
 1979 So Many Men, So Little Time (writer: "Steamboat" - uncredited)
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 July 1969 (1969) ... (writer: "Celebrate the News" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print ad, along with the rest of the Beach Boys, for Craig Powerplay car stereo systems (1977).

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 4 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Beach Boys | also Beach Boys

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in the sleeve notes for The Beach Boys 1964 album, "All Summer Long"] "They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world. It won't last forever, either. But the memories will."

Trivia:

Had four children. Daughter, Jennifer Wilson, was born in 1967, sons Michael Wilson on 19 February 1971, Carl Wilson on 31 December 1972 and Gage Wilson on 3 September 1982. He also adopted his first wife Carol's son, Scott, as his own in the mid-sixties. See more »

Trademark:

His Beard

Nickname:

Denny

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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