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Jim Kerr (I)


Jim Kerr was born on July 9, 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was previously married to Patsy Kensit and Chrissie Hynde. See full bio »

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Known For

The Siege
The Siege Soundtrack
(1998)
Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown Soundtrack
(2005)
The Informers
The Informers Soundtrack
(2008)
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Summer of Sport: Women's Euro 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- England vs. Scotland (2017) ... (writer: "Alive & Kicking" - uncredited)
 2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- 2016: Day 14, Part 3 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 11, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 1, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
 2016 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El futuro es nuestro (2016) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Broken Code (2013) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
 2013 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 23 (2013) ... (writer: "Alive And Kicking" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as James Kerr, "All the Things She Said")
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sadie Hawkins (2013) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking" - uncredited)
 2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Free at Last (2012) ... (writer: "Mandela Day" - as James S. Kerr)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Mandela Day" - uncredited)
 2009 Awaydays (writer: "I Travel")
 2008 Star Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bono Presents Christ 2: My Story (2008) ... (writer: "All the Things She Said" - uncredited)
 2008 The Informers (writer: "New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)" - as James Kerr)
  Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (lyrics: "I Travel" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Travel" - uncredited)
 2006 Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Between the Wars (2006) ... (lyrics: "Belfast Child" (based on "She Moves Through the Fair"))
 2005 Elizabethtown (writer: "Promised You a Miracle" (1982) - as James Kerr)
 1999 The Match (writer: "Hello")
 1998 The Siege (writer: "Great Leap Forward" - as James Kerr)
 1998 La vida en el aire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 1982-1998 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 March 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Glitterball")
- Episode dated 26 January 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "She's a River")
- Episode dated 12 January 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "She's a River")
- Episode dated 13 November 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Ghostdancing")
- Episode dated 29 April 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Promised You a Miracle")
 1997 Brit Awards 1997 (TV Special) (writer: "Alive & Kicking" - uncredited)
 1995 The Immortals (writer: "7 Deadly Sins" - uncredited)
 1991 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Miami Twice: 'The American Dream' (1991) ... (writer: "Let There Be Love" - uncredited)
- Stage Fright (1991) ... (writer: "Kick It In" - uncredited)
 1985 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna/Simple Minds (1985) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking", "Sanctify Yourself" - uncredited)
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Promised you a miracle", "Ghostdancing")
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 1982 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 October 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Promised You a Miracle")
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simple Minds | Simple minds

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Is it a coincidence that, in terms of sales, the socially conscious bands are also the biggest bands? Look at Sting, U2, Springsteen (Bruce Springsteen). People want more than wallpaper music. Rock music is a brilliant vehicle. It is trivialised a lot, but in its pure sense, it is really folk music: music to people, about people. If we use it for its entertainment value only, we are only using ... See more »

Trivia:

His favourite albums are "Blood on the Tracks" by Bob Dylan, "New York Dolls" by New York Dolls, "Aladdin Sane" by David Bowie, "L.A. Woman" by The Doors, "Foxtrot" by Genesis and "Computer World" by Kraftwerk. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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