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George Clinton (I)


George Clinton was born on July 22, 1941 in Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA. He has been married to Stephanie Lynn since 1990. See full bio »
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 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton) / (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amanda Seyfried/Will Ferrell and Chad Smith/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2014) ... (writer: "Standing on the Verge of Getting It On" - uncredited)
 2013 The Best Man Holiday (writer: "Can You Get to That" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2013 Turbo (writer: "Eye of the Tiger / Holler If Ya Hear Me" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2013/I The Heat (writer: "Flashlight (Serafin & Rev Kev Heat Remix)")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Freak like Me" - uncredited)
 2012 A Fantastic Fear of Everything (writer: "Wrong Nigga 2 Fuck Wit")
 2012 Any Day Now (as Gorrge Clinton Jr., "Super Stupid")
 2011 Happy Feet Two (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Ben Stiller/Whitney Cummings/Godspell (2011) ... (writer: "Testify" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.23 (2011) ... (writer: "Testify" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.18 (2011) ... (writer: "Testify" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Testify" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.149 (2011) ... (writer: "Testify" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #19.213 (2011) ... (writer: "One Nation Under a Groove" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.200 (2011) ... (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" - uncredited)
 2011 10 Years (writer: "Same Song")
 2011 Moneyball (writer: "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2011 Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Top 10 Animated Dinosaur Documentaries (2011) ... ("Walk The Dinosaur")
 2010-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.46 (2011) ... (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - uncredited)
 2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out")
  The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #7.98 (2011) ... (performer: "One Nation Under a Groove") / (writer: "One Nation Under a Groove")
 2011 I Melt with You (writer: "Maggot Brain")
 2011 The Green Hornet (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2011/I No Strings Attached (writer: "99 PROBLEMS" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Funk (2010) ... (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" - uncredited)
 2009 FlashForward (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Black Swan (2009) ... (writer: "Atomic Dog" - uncredited)
 2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (writer: "99 Problems" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2008 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Return to Queens Blvd (2008) ... (writer: "Hit It and Quit It", "Can You Get to That" - uncredited)
 2008 So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 20 Perform (2008) ... (writer: "Flashlight")
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2008 Meet the Spartans (writer: "Humpty Dance")
 2008 Hell Ride (writer: "Maggot Brain" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2008 Cloverfield (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" - as George Clinton Jr.)
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Everybody Hates Blackie (2007) ... (performer: "Atomic Dog")
- Everybody Hates Father's Day (2006) ... (writer: "Flash Light")
 2007 Towelhead (writer: "Maggot Brain" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2006 Beerfest (writer: "Dr. Bombay" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2006 Click (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" (1975) - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2006 Tupac Is Not Dead (Short) (as George Clinton, Jr., "Can't C Me")
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Poppa Large")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Top 6 (2005) ... (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog")
 2005 Roll Bounce (writer: "Flashlight" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "Super Stupid" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2005 Where the Truth Lies (writer: "Maggot Brain" (1971) - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2005 Beauty Shop (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" (1976), "I'll Take Your Man" (1986) - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2005 Brit Awards 2005 (TV Special) (writer: "What's My Name")
 2004 Kangaroo Jack: G'Day, U.S.A.! (Video) (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (writer: "Bring the Noise")
  The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- All Due Respect (2004) ... (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog")
 2004 The Cookout (writer: "Flashlight")
 2004 Breakin' All the Rules (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2004 The Girl Next Door (writer: "GET NAKED")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- A Place of Our Own (2004) ... (performer: "Flash Light") / (writer: "Flash Light")
 2004 Higher Ground: Voices of Contemporary Gospel Music (Video documentary) (writer: "Stomp Remix")
 2004 The Woodsman (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" (1975) - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2003 Wonderland (writer: "Maggot Brain" (1971) - as Clinton)
 2003 Coffee and Cigarettes (writer: "A Joyful Process", "Nappy Dugout" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (performer: "Atomic Dog (Dogs of the World Unite Remix)") / (writer: "Atomic Dog (Dogs of the World Unite Remix)" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2003 Rugrats Go Wild (as George Clinton Jr., "Atomic Dog") / (performer: "Atomic Dog")
 2003 Bruce Almighty (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2003 Head of State (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary) (writer: "Same Song")
 2002 Dark Blue (writer: "Another Execution", "The D.O.C. and the Doctor" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2002 Antwone Fisher (writer: "The Humpty Dance" (1990) - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2002 8 Mile (writer: "Temptations" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2002 Undercover Brother (writer: "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)", "Undercova Funk (We Got The Funk)" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2001 How High (writer: "Flashlight" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2001 The Wash (writer: " (Not Just) Knee Deep" - as George Clinton III)
 2001 Baby Boy (writer: "I'd Rather Be with You")
 2001 Joe Dirt (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2001 See Spot Run (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2000 102 Dalmatians (performer: "Digga Digga Dog") / (writer: "Digga Digga Dog" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 2000 The Ladies Man (writer: "Up for the Downstroke" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2000 Romeo Must Die (writer: "Come Back in One Piece" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 2000 Love & Basketball (writer: "Doowutchyalike")
 1999 In Too Deep (writer: "Tear It Off" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1999 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Bremen Town Musicians (1999) ... (performer: "Gonna Make It Big (In Bremen Town)")
 1999 Muppets from Space (performer: "Flashlight") / (writer: "Flashlight" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 1999 Romance (writer: "Free your mind and your ass wili follow" - as George Clinton Jr)
 1999 Never Been Kissed (writer: "Me, Myself and I" - as George Clinton III)
 1999 10 Things I Hate About You (performer: "Atomic Dog") / (writer: "Atomic Dog" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1999 The Corruptor (writer: "The Corruptor's Execution" - as G. Clinton)
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (writer: "Flash Light" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 1998 Can't Hardly Wait (writer: "Flashlight" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (writer: "You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks", "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1998 Bulworth (as George Clinton Jr., "Hay") / (writer: "Hay" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1998/I Last Night (writer: "I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)")
 1998 Ride (writer: "Let Me Ride" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1997 Trojan War (writer: "The Burning")
 1997 How to Be a Player (performer: "It' a Cold Day (The *** wit U Mix)") / (writer: "It' a Cold Day (The *** wit U Mix)")
 1997 Good Burger (as George Clinton III, George Clinton Jr., " (Not Just) Knee Deep", "Do Fries Go With That Shake? (Know What I'm Sayin' Remix)") / (performer: "Do Fries Go With That Shake? (Know What I'm Sayin' Remix)")
 1996 High School High (writer: "Froggy Style")
 1996 The Long Kiss Goodnight (writer: " (Not Just) Knee Deep" - as G. Clinton)
 1996 Bulletproof (writer: "Where I'm From (Don't Fight The Clean Mix II)" - as George Clinton, Jr.)
 1996 Original Gangstas (as G. Clinton Jr., "How Does It Feel") / (writer: "How Does It Feel" - as G. Clinton Jr.)
 1995 Dangerous Minds (writer: "CURIOSITY", "FOUR PLAY" (SAMPLE) - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1995 Casper (writer: "Same Song")
 1995 New Jersey Drive (writer: "Flip Squad's In Da House" - as G. Clinton)
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short) ("Who Am I (What's My Name)")
 1994 Gang War: Bangin' in Little Rock (Documentary) (writer: "Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin' )" - as Clinton)
 1994 PCU (performer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)", "Erotic City", "Stomp") / (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)", "Stomp")
 1994 Jimmy Hollywood (performer: "Hollywood")
 1994 House Party 3 (performer: "Ah...The Name Is Bootsy Baby") / (writer: "Ah...The Name Is Bootsy Baby") / (writer: "Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin')" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1994 Lista Top 40 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (writer: "What's My Name")
 1993 Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (writer: "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1993 Freaked (writer: "Hideous Mutant Freekz")
 1993 Super Mario Bros. ("WALK THE DINOSAUR")
 1993 Menace II Society (performer: "ATOMIC DOG") / (writer: "ATOMIC DOG" - as George Clinton Jr.)
 1992 Boomerang ("Atomic Dog") / (performer: "Atomic Dog")
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (writer: "Same Song")
 1990 Graffiti Bridge (performer: "We Can Funk") / (writer: "We Can Funk")
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sale Away: Part 2 (1990) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance")
 1990 Downtown (writer: "ME, MYSELF AND I")
 1988 The Night Before (writer: "Way Over There", "Honk It", "Baby Boy", "Who'd Have Ever Thought We'd Be Friends")
 1986 Howard the Duck (performer: "Howard the Duck") / (writer: "Howard the Duck")
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic (1986) ... (performer: "Let's Take it to the Stage", "Do Fries Go With That Shake" - uncredited)
 1986 Iron Eagle ("Intense")
 1983 Bad Boys (performer: "Get Dressed")
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Other Works:

A member of the "Artists United Against Apartheid" charity project in 1985.

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 1 Article | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

George Clinton Jr. | George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

More people are familiar with the more dance-oriented music of his younger group, Parliament. However the older Funkadelic (who recorded as far back as 1969) was a much grittier heavy funk group that experimented heavily with hard rock, particularly on the album "Maggot Brain." In more recent times, though, his two groups have been combined into one, so it is difficult to distinguish the musical ... See more »

Trademark:

He often wears outlandish, multi-colored clothes in concerts, frequently accompanied by platform shoes and rainbow streamers in his long hair.

Nickname:

Dr. Funkenstein

Star Sign:

Cancer

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