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Ian Astbury


Ian Astbury was born on May 14, 1962 in Heswall, Cheshire, England as Ian Robert Astbury. He has been married to Aimee Nash since March 26, 2012. He was previously married to Heatherlyn Campbell. See full bio »
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 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS (2013) ... (writer: "Fire Woman")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary" - as Ian Robert Astbury)
 2012/I The Raven (writer: "Burn My Shadow")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2011 Semi-Final (2011) ... (writer: "Burn My Shadow" - uncredited)
 2010 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paul's Birthday Present (2010) ... (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary" - uncredited)
- The European Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary" - uncredited)
 2010 Repo Men (writer: "Burn My Shadow")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Love Removal Machine")
 2008 Tough Talk (Short) (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary")
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (writer: "Love Removal Machine" - as Ian Robert Astbury)
 2005 The Business (writer: "Wild Flower")
 2004 Ocean's Twelve (writer: "The Phoenix" - uncredited)
 2004 Layer Cake (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary")
 2002 Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator (Documentary) (writer: "Big Neon Glitter")
 2002 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grinspoon Guest Program Rage (2002) ... (writer: "Love Removal Machine")
 2002/I Crossroads (writer: "Rise")
 2001 Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec (Video Game) (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary")
 2000 VH1 Storytellers (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Doors: A Celebration (2000) ... (performer: "Whiskey Bar", "Back Door Man", "Wild Child")
 1998 Free Enterprise (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary" (Long Version))
 1998 Small Soldiers (writer: "Love Removal Machine")
 1995 The Basketball Diaries (writer: "Star")
 1994 With Honors (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary" - as Ian Robert Astbury)
 1992 Singles (writer: "She Sells Sanctuary" - as Ian Robert Astbury)
 1992 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (writer: "ZAP CITY")
 1992 Cool World ("THE WITCH")
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Li'l Devil" - as Ian Robert Astbury) / (music: "Li'l Devil" - as Ian Robert Astbury)
 1987 White Water Summer (writer: "Aphrodisiac Jacket")
 1987 The Cult: Live in Rome (TV Movie) (writer: "Nirvana", "Wild Flower", "Lil' Devil", "Memphis Hip Shake", "Horse Nation", "The Phoenix", "She Sells Sanctuary", "Love Removal Machine", "Revolution")
 1986 Out of Bounds (writer: "ELECTRIC OCEAN")
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Other Works:

In 1993, he and guitarist Billy Duffy filmed a video for The Cult's single "The Witch" based on the film "Easy Rider". In 1996, he released a song on "Holy Barbarians" record called "Magick Christian" which was based on the film of the same title. In 2001 the video for The Cult's single "Rise" was based on the film "Crouching ... See more »

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1 Interview | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Cult

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

We never had fans - we have addicts. You either need it or you don't. You either get it or you won't. There is nothing casual about The Cult. We attract pure votaries. See more »

Trivia:

In 1996 when he toured with his side band "The Holy Barbarians", he read poetry by Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac aloud to the audience during concerts. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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