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Phil Lynott (1949–1986)

Phil Lynott was born on August 20, 1949 in West Bromwich, Birmingham, England as Philip Parris Lynott. He was married to Caroline Crowther. He died on January 4, 1986 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Rush
Rush Soundtrack
(2013)
Sing Street
Sing Street Soundtrack
(2016)
The Expendables
The Expendables Soundtrack
(2010)
A Knight's Tale
A Knight's Tale Soundtrack
(2001)

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 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Fassbender/Jon Glaser/Niall Horan (2016) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - as Philip Lynott)
 2016 Eddie the Eagle ("The Cowboy Song")
 2016 Sing Street (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
 2016 The Rack Pack (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Book of the Damned (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Best Man (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kuka'awale (2015) ... ("The Boys Are Back In Town", uncredited)
 2015 Marry Me (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Friend Me (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2013/I Rush (writer: "The Rocker" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2013 Jappeloup (writer: "Dancing in the Moonlight" - as Lynott)
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes)
- Episode #21.108 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.88 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.79 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.200 (2012) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.193 (2012) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2013 The Kings of Summer (writer: "Cowboy Song")
 2012 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gang Recycles Their Trash (2012) ... (writer: "Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV's Funniest Neighbours (2011) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2011 A Heartbeat Away (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.72 (2011) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dan on the Run (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2010 The Expendables (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Spanish Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2010 Cougar Town (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the Wrong Reasons (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round One: The Men (2009) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2009 Guitar Hero: Metallica (Video Game) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2008 So schaut's aus - G'schichten vom Willi Resetarits (Documentary) (music: "Na so wirst ned oid")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) (writer: "Jailbreak" - as P. Lynott)
 2007 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bootcamp 1 (2007) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2007 Gracie (writer: "Jailbreak" - as Phillip Lynott)
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "BAD REPUTATION" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 2006 Thin Lizzy: Outlawed - The Real Phil Lynott (TV Movie documentary) (as Lynott, "Whisley in the Jar") / (writer: "Thunder & Lightning", "The Boys are Back in Town", "Emerald", "Still In Love With You", "Fighting My Way Back", "For Those Who Love to Live", "Ode to a Black Man", "King's Call", "Wild One", "It's Only Money", "Suicide", "Sha la la", "The Rocker", "Shakedown", "Don't Believe a Word", "Chinatown", "Sisters of Mercy", "Night in the Life of a Blues Singer", "Baby Drives Me Crazy" - as Lynott)
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Number One (2006) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer: "Call The Police", "The Rocker")
 2005 Things to Do Before You're 30 (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2003 Stuck in the Middle (Video) (writer: "Sarah")
 2002 Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm still in love with you")
 2001 Joe Dirt (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2001 A Knight's Tale (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2000 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Corrs (2000) ... (writer: "Old Town" - as Philip Lynott)
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Jailbreak", "The Boys Are Back In Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 1999 The Debt Collector (writer: "Showdown")
 1998 The Most Outrageous Jeremy Clarkson Video in the World... Ever! (Video documentary) (writer: "Parisienne Walkways (Live)" - as Lynott)
 1997 Trojan War (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 1997 Oasis: Right Here Right Now (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 1996 The Last of the High Kings (writer: "Jailbreak", "The Boys Are Back In Town", "Dancing in the Moonlight", "The Cowboy Song", "Parisienne Walkways" - as P. Lynott)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (writer: "Jailbreak" - as Philip Lynott)
 1996 Breaking the Waves (writer: "Whiskey in the Jar")
 1995 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.4 (1995) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 1993 In the Name of the Father (writer: "Whiskey in the Jar" - as Lynott)
 1990 Navy Seals (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 1985 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.80 (1985) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 1985 Razzamatazz (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 May 1985 (1985) ... (performer: "Out in the Fields")
 1984 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.2 (1984) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 1983 A Pattern of Roses (TV Movie) (writer: "Heart Attack", "Bad Habits")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 56 episodes, 1976 - 1982) (performer - 42 episodes, 1979 - 1982)
- Episode dated 27 May 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
- Episode dated 20 May 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl ") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl ")
- Episode dated 6 May 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl ") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl ")
- Episode dated 29 April 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl ") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl ")
- Episode dated 22 April 1982 (1982) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
 1977 12 at Noon (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thin Lizzy | Philip Parris Lynott

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I tasted freedom and I really liked it". See more »

Trivia:

Spent part of his childhood in Manchester, England and was a huge fan of Manchester United. See more »

Trademark:

Thick Dublin accent See more »

Nickname:

Philo See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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