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Neil Hannon

Neil Hannon was born on November 7, 1970 in Londonderry City, Northern Ireland. He was previously married to Orla Little. See full bio »

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Amélie Soundtrack
Holy Motors
Holy Motors Soundtrack
Father Ted
Father Ted Soundtrack


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 2014 God Help the Girl (performer: "Perfection as a Hipster")
 2013 On My Way (writer: "Count Grassi's Passage Over Piedmont")
 2012 Holy Motors (lyrics: "Who Were We?") / (music: "Who Were We?")
 2009 The Uninvited (writer: "The Songs That We Sing")
 2008 Schlaflos in Oldenburg (TV Movie) (writer: "Everybody Knows (Except You)")
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Runaway Bride (2006) ... (performer: "Love Don't Roam" - uncredited)
 2006 The IT Crowd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Haunting of Bill Crouse (2006) ... (writer: "Small Paul Song" - uncredited)
 2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (performer: "So Long & Thanks for All the Fish" (End Title Version))
 2002 Puckoon (writer: "Sunrise")
 2001/I Crush (writer: "Perfect Lovesong")
 2001 Amélie (writer: "Les Jours Tristes (instrumental)")
 2000 When Brendan Met Trudy (writer: "In Pursuit Of Happiness")
 2000 Gangster No. 1 (performer: "The Good Life")
 1999 Janice Beard (writer: "National Express")
 1998 Alice and Martin (writer: "Woman of the World")
 1998 Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (writer: "Timewatching")
 1998 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.2 (1998) ... (writer: "Everybody Knows (Except You)")
 1997 Shooting Fish (writer: "In Pursuit of Happiness")
 1996 Father Ted (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Song for Europe (1996) ... (writer: "My Lovely Horse")
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Other Works:

Album as The Divine Comedy: Regenetation (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Divine Comedy | Duckworth Lewis Method


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Personal Quote:

In terms of the all-time greats, I would nominate Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies and, the greatest lyricist who ever lived, Morrissey (Morrissey). They were all people with something to say and they did it with wit, honesty (or sometimes dishonesty) and style. They had the power to move as well as amuse. For me, it's Morrissey's sardonic intelligence that places him above ... See more »


His father is the Lord Bishop of the Diocese of Clougher See more »


Big, warm baritone voice

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