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Warren Zevon (1947–2003)

The son of a gangster who was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and a Mormon Midwestern mother of English descent, Warren Zevon overcame a difficult childhood and an ill-fated start as a folk-rock-singer in the 1960s to establish himself as one of the most offbeat and intelligent singer-songwriters in the mid-1970s. A trained classical pianist, he often... See full bio »

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Known For

Looper
Looper Soundtrack
(2012)
Californication
Californication Soundtrack
Midnight Cowboy
Midnight Cowboy Soundtrack
(1969)
Grown Ups 2
Grown Ups 2 Soundtrack
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016/I Spaceman (performer: "Bill Lee") / (writer: "Bill Lee")
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gerard Butler/Jenny Slate/The 1975 (2016) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
  Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016)
- Into the Mystic (2016) ... (performer: "Prison Grove" - uncredited) / (writer: "Prison Grove" - uncredited)
- Paper Moon (2014) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited) / (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
  Regular Show in Space (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Terror Tales of the Park V (2015) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
  True Detective (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Maybe Tomorrow (2015) ... (performer: "Detox Mansion" - uncredited) / (writer: "Detox Mansion" - uncredited)
 2015 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jerry Seinfeld/Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires (2015) ... (writer: "Mutineer")
  The Good Wife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Dark Money (2015) ... (performer: "Don't Let Us Get Sick" - uncredited) / (writer: "Don't Let Us Get Sick" - uncredited)
  Constantine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- A Whole World Out There (2015) ... (performer: "Keep Me In Your Heart" - uncredited) / (writer: "Keep Me In Your Heart" - uncredited)
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Ho'oma'ike (2014) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited) / (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
  NCIS (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Honor Thy Father (2014) ... (performer: "Keep Me in Your Heart") / (writer: "Keep Me in Your Heart")
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Old Dog, New Tricks (2014) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
  Grimm (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Show Must Go On (2014) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Drawing Dead (2013) ... (performer: "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" - uncredited)
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (performer - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- ABC Goes to Disney World! (2013) ... (performer: "Porcelain Monkey")
- Halloween Time at Disneyland (2011) ... (performer: "You're A Whole Different Person When You're Scared") / (writer: "You're A Whole Different Person When You're Scared")
- Captain EO Part Two (2011) ... (performer: "Splendid Isolation")
  Californication (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (writer - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2012)
- Everybody's a Fucking Critic (2013) ... (performer: "For The Next Trick I'll Need A Volenteer" - uncredited)
- Boys & Girls (2012) ... (performer: "Desperados Under the Eaves" - uncredited) / (writer: "Desperados Under the Eaves" - uncredited)
- The Trial (2011) ... (performer: "Wanted Dead Or Alive" - uncredited)
- Monkey Business (2011) ... (performer: "Dirty Life and Times" - uncredited)
- Mia Culpa (2009) ... (writer: "Carmelita" - uncredited)
  Enlightened (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Higher Power (2013) ... (performer: "The Hula Hula Boys" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Hula Hula Boys" - uncredited)
 2012 Looper (performer: "Carmelita") / (writer: "Carmelita")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas (2012) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
  House (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... (performer: "Keep Me in Your Heart") / (writer: "Keep Me in Your Heart")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Seven (2011) ... ("Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode dated 1 August 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited) / (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited) / (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
  Community (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Physical Education (2010) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited) / (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2009 Funny People (performer: "Keep Me in Your Heart", "Numb as a Statue") / (writer: "Keep Me in Your Heart", "Numb as a Statue")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Little Bad Voodoo Brother (2008) ... (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Performance Show: Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Warewolves of London")
 2006 Saved (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Crossroads (2006) ... (performer: "El Amore De Mi Vida")
 2006 Justice (TV Series) (performer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money") / (writer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money")
 2006 Hoot (writer: "Werewolves of London")
  Boston Legal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (producer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Helping Hands (2006) ... (performer: "Keep Me in Your Heart" - uncredited) / (producer: "Keep Me in Your Heart" - uncredited) / (writer: "Keep Me in Your Heart" - uncredited)
 2005 North Country (performer: "Werewolves Of London") / (writer: "Werewolves Of London")
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grave Danger: Part 1 (2005) ... (writer: "Outside Chance" - uncredited)
 2004 Around the Bend (performer: "Carmelita") / (writer: "Carmelita")
 2003 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Fire and the Wood (2003) ... (performer: "Back in the High Life Again")
 2003 Breakfast with Hunter (Documentary) (performer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "The Hula Hula Boys", "Roland, The Headless Thompson Gunner") / (writer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "The Hula Hula Boys", "Roland, The Headless Thompson Gunner")
 2001 Great Writers, Great Cities (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Carl Hiaasen: From Miami to Key West (2001) ... ("Seminole Bingo", "Hostage-O")
  Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Smooching and Mooching (2000) ... (performer: "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" - uncredited)
 1999 Action (TV Series) (performer: "Even a Dog Can Shake Hands")
 1998 Radio Arrow (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 1998 Sliding Doors (writer: "Tenderness on the Block")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (performer: "Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead") / (writer: "Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead")
  The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Off Camera (1993) ... (performer: "The French Inhaler", "Werewolfes Of London") / (writer: "The French Inhaler", "Werewolfes Of London")
 1993 Hated: GG Allin & the Murder Junkies (Documentary) (writer: "Carmalita")
  Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
- King of the Road (1992) ... (performer: "Roll With The Punches" - uncredited) / (writer: "Roll With The Punches" - uncredited)
 1991 Grand Canyon (performer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "Searching for a Heart") / (writer: "Lawyers, Guns and Money", "Searching for a Heart")
 1991 The Turtles: Happy Together (Video) (writer: "Outside Chance")
 1990 Heaven Tonight (performer: "JOHNNY STRIKES UP THE BAND") / (writer: "JOHNNY STRIKES UP THE BAND")
 1990 Love at Large (performer: "Searching For A Heart", "You Don't Know What Love Is") / (writer: "Searching For A Heart")
 1989 Tarzan in Manhattan (TV Movie) (performer: "Leave My Monkey Alone") / (writer: "Leave My Monkey Alone")
 1986 The Color of Money (performer: "Werewolves of London") / (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 1978 FM (writer: "Poor Poor Pitiful Me")
 1969 Midnight Cowboy (lyrics: "He Quit Me" - as W. Zevon) / (music: "He Quit Me" - as W. Zevon)
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Other Works:

Album: "The Wind" See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Enjoy Every Sandwich See more »

Trivia:

Occasionally filled in for Paul Schaeffer as the band leader of Late Night with David Letterman (1982). See more »

Nickname:

Sandy

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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