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Jack Blades

Jack Blades was born on April 24, 1954 in Palm Desert, California, USA as Jack Martin Blades. He has been married to Mollie Blades since June 11, 1977. They have two children. See full bio »

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Armageddon Soundtrack
Encino Man
Encino Man Soundtrack
Sixteen Candles
Sixteen Candles Soundtrack
Tommy Boy
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 2012 Night Ranger: 24 Strings and a Drummer (Video documentary) (writer: "This Boy Needs to Rock", "When You Close Your Eyes", "Sing Me Away", "Growin' Up In California", "The Secret of My Success", "Sentimental Street", "Four in the Morning", "Let Him Run", "Goodbye", "Forever All Over Again", "Don't Tell Me You Love Me", "(You Can Still) Rock In America" - uncredited)
 2012 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (Documentary) (courtesy: "Higher Place" written by nm0774737, nm1061987 & nm0128916)
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Don't Tell Me You Love Me")
 2006 Totally Awesome (TV Movie) (performer: "Totally Awesome Theme")
 2005 Dog the Bounty Hunter (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brother's Keeper (2005) ... (performer: "We Are The Ones")
 2003 The Ultimate Clip Collection: Alice Cooper (Video short) (performer: "It's Me") / (writer: "It's Me")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Believe In Me")
 1998 Armageddon (writer: "What Kind of Love Are You On", "Remember Me")
 1995 Tommy Boy ("My Hallucination")
 1994 Everything Went Wrong (Short) (writer: "Bonestripper")
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (Live version, "SHUT UP AND DANCE ")
 1993 Nowhere to Run (writer: "SILENCE IS BROKEN")
 1992 Encino Man (lyrics: "You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come)") / (music: "You're Invited (But Your Friend Can't Come)")
 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills (writer: "Rock City")
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (writer: "Bonestripper")
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (writer: "Damn Yankees")
 1987 The Secret of My Succe$s (writer: "The Price of Love", "The Secret of My Success")
 1986 Out of Bounds (writer: "WILD AND INNOCENT YOUTH" - as Blades)
 1985 Explorers ("This Boy Needs to Rock")
 1984 Sixteen Candles (writer: "Rumours in the Air")
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'Night Ranger' | Night Ranger | Damn Yankees

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