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Ben Folds


Folds first found mainstream success as the leader of the critically acclaimed, platinum-selling Ben Folds Five. He has gone on to have a very successful solo career, recording multiple studio albums, a pair of records documenting his renowned live performances, a remix record, music for film and TV, as well as numerous collaborations with artists ... See full bio »
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Known For

About Time
About Time Soundtrack
(2013)
Over the Hedge
Over the Hedge Soundtrack
(2006)
Marley & Me
Marley & Me Soundtrack
(2008)

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  The Comix Scrutinizer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (2016) ... (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs") / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs")
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- George Clooney/Governor Jeb Bush/Mavis Staples & Friends (2015) ... (performer: "Everyday People" - uncredited)
  Community (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Basic Intergluteal Numismatics (2014) ... (performer: "Ass Crack Bandit" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ass Crack Bandit" - uncredited)
 2013/I About Time (performer: "The Luckiest (Instrumental)") / (writer: "The Luckiest (Instrumental)" - as Benjamin Folds)
 2013/III Cold Turkey (performer: "Theme from Pasadena (Home)") / (writer: "Theme from Pasadena (Home)")
 2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Keep on Rowing (2013) ... (performer: "Do With You (feat. Ben Folds)" - uncredited)
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Thirty Years of EPCOT Part Two: The 1980s (2012) ... (performer: "The Luckiest")
- Star Tours: The Adventures Continue! Part Two (2012) ... (writer: "Rubber Sled")
- Star Tours: The Adventures Continue! Part One (2012) ... (performer: "Fred Jones Part 2")
 2012 Castle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final Frontier (2012) ... (writer: "Ideal Woman" - uncredited)
 2012 The Last Days of Cinerama (Documentary short) (writer: "One Tiny Thing")
 2012 Weeds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Beam of Sunshine (2012) ... (performer: "Little Boxes")
  The Block (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Red House Elimination: Night 2 (2012) ... (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs" - uncredited)
 2011 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (Documentary) (writer: "Army")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #2.158 (2010) ... (music: "Saskia Hamilton") / (performer: "Saskia Hamilton")
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Wish You Were Here (2009) ... (performer: "You Don't Know Me" - uncredited)
 2008 Marley & Me (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)") / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)" - as Benjamin Scott Folds)
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (writer: "Jesusland")
 2007 A Hero in Heaven (Documentary) (performer: "The Luckiest") / (writer: "The Luckiest")
 2007 Ben Folds: Live at My Space (Video) (performer: "There's Always Someone Cooler Than You", "Learn To Live With What You Are", "Kate", "Bastard", "Jesusland", "All U Can Eat", "I Walk The Line", "Such Great Heights", "Army", "Rockin' The Suburbs", "Bitches Ain't Shit") / (writer: "There's Always Someone Cooler Than You", "Learn To Live With What You Are", "Kate", "Bastard", "Jesusland", "All U Can Eat", "Army", "Rockin' The Suburbs", "Bitches Ain't Shit")
 2006 Over the Hedge (performer: "Family of Me", "Heist", "Still", "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)", "Lost in the Supermarket") / (writer: "Family of Me", "Heist", "Still", "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)")
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- My New Suit (2006) ... ("Still Fighting It", uncredited)
 2006 The Wedding Weekend (writer: "Kate")
 2006 Driving Lessons (performer: "Jesusland") / (writer: "Jesusland")
 2005 Hoodwinked! (performer: "Red is Blue")
 2005 Duane Hopwood (performer: "ROCKIN' THE SUBURBS") / (writer: "ROCKIN' THE SUBURBS")
 2004 Jersey Girl (performer: "Wandering") / (writer: "Wandering")
 2002 Everwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Doctor Is In (2002) ... (performer: "Golden Slumbers")
 2002 The Banger Sisters (performer: "Doctor My Eyes")
 2002 The Sweetest Thing (performer: "Losing Lisa") / (writer: "Losing Lisa")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (producer: "Prom Tonight") / (writer: "Prom Tonight")
 2001 I Am Sam (performer: "Golden Slumbers")
 2001 Sidewalks of New York (writer: "Jane" (1999))
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (performer: "Lonely Christmas Eve") / (producer: "Lonely Christmas Eve") / (writer: "Lonely Christmas Eve")
 2000 100 Girls (performer: "Wanderling") / (writer: "Wanderling")
 1998/I Godzilla (writer: "Air")
 1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (writer: "Kate")
 1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs (producer: "Bad Idea") / (writer: "Bad Idea")
 1996 Long Vacation (TV Series) (writer: "Philosophy")
 1996 Mr. Wrong (producer: "SONG FOR THE DUMPED") / (writer: "SONG FOR THE DUMPED")
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Other Works:

(Album) Rockin' the Suburbs (September 11th, 2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ben Folds Five | Fear of Pop

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

The nature of honesty is that if someone has information or knows something about you that you don't want heard, then they have power over you. See more »

Trivia:

Former singer/pianist for Ben Folds Five. See more »

Trademark:

Thick plastic black rimmed glasses See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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