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Chris Martin (XI)


One of the UK's most distinctive and popular singers and songwriters, Chris Martin was educated at the prestigious Sherborne School in Dorset. As a child he was musically inspired by artists such as A-Ha, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Smiths, U2 and Peter Gabriel, who achieved commercial success in the 1980s by melding intelligent songwriting with ... See full bio »

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  Zero Valued (TV Movie) (writer: "Fix you") (pre-production)
 2014-2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2016: Day 6, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Sky Full of Stars" - uncredited)
- 2014: Day 3, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Viva La Vida" - uncredited)
 2011-2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2016: Auditions 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
- 2012: Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
- 2011: Live Final (2011) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
 2016 Ladbrokes Players Championship (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day Three - Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Violet Hill" - uncredited)
 2014-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Seth Rogen/Matt Bomer/Coldplay (2014) ... (writer: "Magic")
 2016 Women's International Football (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2016 SheBelieves Cup: England vs. France (2016) ... (writer: "Hymn for the Weekend" - uncredited)
- 2016 SheBelieves Cup: England vs. Germany (2016) ... (writer: "Hymn for the Weekend" - uncredited)
- 2016 SheBelieves Cup: United States vs. England (2016) ... (writer: "Hymn for the Weekend" - uncredited)
 2016 Dafabet Masters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day 7, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Adventure of a Lifetime" - uncredited)
 2016 The 5th Wave (writer: "Don't Panic" - as Christopher Martin)
 2015 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final: Show One (2015) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
 2015 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gala 14 (2015) ... (writer: "Clocks")
 2015 Friday Night Football (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- The Finals - 2nd Semi Final: Hawthorn vs Adelaide (2015) ... (writer: "Speed of Sound" - uncredited)
- The Finals - 2nd Qualifying Final: West Coast vs Hawthorn (2015) ... (writer: "A Sky Full of Stars", "Speed of Sound" - uncredited)
- Round 22: Geelong vs Collingwood (2015) ... (writer: "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - uncredited)
- Round 21: Hawthorn vs Port Adelaide (2015) ... (writer: "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - uncredited)
- Round 17: Carlton vs Hawthorn (2015) ... (writer: "A Sky Full of Stars" - uncredited)
 2012-2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Grand Finale (2015) ... (writer: "Fix You")
- The Battles, Part 3 (2015) ... (writer: "A Sky Full of Stars")
- The Battles, Part 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Viva la Vida")
 2015 The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Heart Is a Drum")
 2014/I Unbroken (writer: "Miracles")
 2014 Tennis: Barclays ATP World Tour Finals (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi-Final: Djokovic v Nishikori (2014) ... (writer: "Sky Full of Stars" - uncredited)
 2014/IV Ouija (Short) (writer: "Sparks")
 2014 21 Totally Brilliant Brit Stars (TV Movie) (writer: "Paradise")
 2014 Alpha and Omega 4: The Legend of the Saw Toothed Cave (Video) (writer: "A Sky Full of Stars")
 2014 This Is Where I Leave You (writer: "Reign Of Love")
 2014 The Judge (writer: "The Scientist" - as Christopher Martin)
  The Voice Israel (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2014) (music - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #3.12 (2014) ... (lyrics: "In My Place") / (music: "In My Place")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- La bígama feliz (2014) ... (writer: "Want" - uncredited)
- La sorpresa (2014) ... (writer: "The Scientist" - uncredited)
- Fobia a la magia (2014) ... (writer: "Trouble" - uncredited)
 2014 Rugby League: Challenge Cup (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi-Final: Castleford vs. Widnes (2014) ... (writer: "God Put a Smile Upon Your Face" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Andrew Garfield/Coldplay (2014) ... (writer: "Magic", "A Sky Full of Stars")
- Emma Stone/Coldplay (2011) ... (performer: "Pilgrims Are Always Friendly Unless They're Booked to Their Limit, Because There's Not One Pilgrim Who's Gonna Be Mad Forever, Right?", "Delicious Memories") / (writer: "Paradise", "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
 2014 Coldplay: Magic (Video short) (writer: "Magic")
 2014 Noble (writer: "In My Place")
 2014/I Boyhood (writer: "Yellow" - as Christopher Martin)
 2014 Wish I Was Here (writer: "Wish I Was Here")
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (writer: "Atlas")
 2010-2013 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- High Adventure 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Til Kingdom Come")
- Kirkwood 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Shiver", "Hurts Like Heaven")
- Halloween 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Cemeteries of London", "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
- Return to Pinnacles 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Lost!", "Lovers in Japan")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Episode #21.150 (2013) ... (writer: "Clocks" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.71 (2013) ... (writer: "Viva La Vida" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.67 (2013) ... (writer: "Clocks" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.111 (2012) ... (writer: "Clocks" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.98 (2012) ... (writer: "Clocks" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "The Scientist")
- The Semi-Final (2012) ... (writer: "Charlie Brown")
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Paradise")
- Blind Auditions 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Trouble")
 2012-2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 1: Performance Show (2013) ... (writer: "Yellow")
- Week 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Fix You")
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... (writer: "The Scientist")
 2013 I Give It a Year (writer: "Sparks" - as Christopher Martin)
 2004-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Live Results Show 8 (2012) ... (writer: "Viva la Vida" - uncredited)
- Live Show 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
- Live Shows 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Viva la Vida" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Viva la Vida" - uncredited)
 2012 Salve Jorge (TV Series) (writer: "Hurts Like Heaven")
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "The Scientist")
 2011-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Break-Up (2012) ... (writer: "The Scientist" - uncredited)
- Asian F (2011) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
 2012 The Newsroom (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I'll Try to Fix You (2012) ... (writer: "Fix You")
 2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2012 Grand Finale (2012) ... (writer: "God Put a Smile upon Your Face" - uncredited)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (writer: "Til Kingdom Come")
 2012 Brazil Avenue (TV Series) (writer: "Charlie Brown")
 2012 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Test the Store (2012) ... (writer: "Clocks")
 2012 The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Princess of China", "Paradise")
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Christmas Lights")
 2011 Kirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Royal Cornwall Show (2011) ... (writer: "God Put a Smile On Your Face", "The Scientist" - uncredited)
 2011 The Big Year (writer: "Viva la Vida")
 2011 Showboaters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (writer: "God Put a Smile Upon Your Face" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.9 (2011) ... (writer: "Paradise" - uncredited)
 2011 Fina estampa (TV Series) (writer: "Paradise")
 2011 The Change-Up (writer: "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall")
 2011 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Key Challenge (2011) ... (writer: "Yellow" - uncredited)
 2011 Channel Nine Cricket (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.4 (2010) ... (writer: "Viva la vida")
 2010 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El cant del Barça (2010) ... (writer: "Viva la vida")
 2010 Dragons' Den (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Happened Next: Duncan Bannatyne (2010) ... (writer: "The Scientist", "Don't Panic" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Fix You" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2010) ... (writer: "Fix You")
- Top Seven Perform (2010) ... (writer: "Fix You")
- Two of 16 Voted Off (2009) ... (writer: "Viva La Vida")
 2010 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Female Semifinalists Perform (2010) ... (writer: "The Scientist")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Million Dollar Maybe (2010) ... (writer: "Viva La Vida" - uncredited)
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.90 (2010) ... (performer: "Halo")
- Episode #1.88 (2010) ... (performer: "Viva La Vida") / (writer: "Viva La Vida")
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Movie) (writer: "A Message 2010")
  Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #5.4 (2010) ... (performer: "Viva La Vida") / (writer: "Viva La Vida")
 2009 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Goes Up Must Come Down (2009) ... (writer: "Clocks")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (as Christopher Anthony John Martin, "Viva La Vida")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2009) ... (writer: "The Scientist")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "In My Place")
 2009 Brüno (performer: "Dove of Peace")
 2009 The Hills (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Something Old, Something New... (2009) ... (writer: "Life in Technicolor II")
 2009 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (writer: "Life in Technicolor" - as Christopher Martin)
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Life on the Line (2009) ... (writer: "42" - uncredited)
 2008 Coldplay: Lost? (Video short) (performer: "Lost?")
 2008 Gavin & Stacey (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2008) ... ("Gravity")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Speed Of Sound")
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Happy Place (2008) ... (writer: "42" - uncredited)
 2008 Três Irmãs (TV Series) (writer: "Lovers In Japan")
 2008 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Touch Me I'm Going to Scream: Part I (2008) ... (writer: "Violet Hill", "Lovers in Japan/Reign of Love" - uncredited)
 2008 A Long Way Home (TV Movie) (writer: "Warning Sign")
 2008 2008 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Viva la Vida")
 2008 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thorpe Park (2008) ... (writer: "God Put A Smile On Your Face" - uncredited)
 2008 Fama ¡a bailar! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.86 (2008) ... (writer: "Lo bueno siempre tiene un final")
 2008 I Know My Kid's a Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (writer: "Speed of Sound", "In My Place" - uncredited)
  The Choir: Boys Don't Sing (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (lyrics: "Fix You" - uncredited) / (music: "Fix You" - uncredited)
 2008 The Escapist (writer: "The Escapist")
 2007 Premios Principales 2007 (TV Movie) (writer: "All Good Things (Come to an End)")
 2007 Deadline - Jede Sekunde zählt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rache (2007) ... (writer: "Talk")
 2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (writer: "Fix You")
 2007 Hidden Palms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (writer: "Don't Panic")
 2005-2007 CSI: NY (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- What Schemes May Come (2007) ... (writer: "Talk" - uncredited)
- Some Buried Bones (2007) ... (writer: "All Good Things (Come To An End)")
- Jamalot (2005) ... (writer: "Talk")
 2007 Deutschland ist schön (TV Series) (writer: "Clocks")
 2006 How Music Works (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Melody (2006) ... (writer: "Fix You")
 2006 Extras (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chris Martin (2006) ... (performer: "Tea for the Tillerman", "Fix You")
 2006 The Last Kiss (writer: "Warning Sign")
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (writer: "Fix You")
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (writer: "Speed Of Sound")
 2006 The Wild (writer: "Clocks" - as Christopher Martin)
 2006 Kiss me Kismet (TV Movie) (writer: "Talk")
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Tribe (2006) ... (writer: "The Scientist" - uncredited)
 2006 The Wedding Weekend (writer: "Trouble" - as Christopher Anthony John Martin)
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Cabbage (2006) ... (writer: "Fix You")
 2006 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- It's the End of the World (2006) ... (performer: "In the Sun")
 2005 Imagine Me & You (performer: "Your Love Means Everything Pt. 2") / (writer: "Your Love Means Everything Pt. 2")
 2005 Wedding Crashers (writer: "Sparks" (2000))
 2004 Living Death: A Day in the Life of Dracula (Short) (writer: "Shiver")
 2004 Steel River Blues (TV Series) (writer: "The Scientist")
 2004 Wicker Park (writer: "The Scientist")
 2004 Peppa Pig (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Peppa and Video Games ... (writer: "Til Kingdom Come")
 2004 Super Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... (writer: "Clocks")
 2004 Garden State (writer: "Don't Panic" (1998) - as Martin)
 2003 Peter Pan (writer: "Clocks")
 2003 Idol stjörnuleit (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (writer: "Yellow")
 2003 Miss Match (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Who's Your Daddy? (2003) ... (writer: "The Scientist")
 2003 Code 46 (writer: "Warning Sign" - as Martin)
 2003 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 July 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Trouble" - uncredited)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Shiver", "Clocks", "Yellow" (Live) - as Christopher Martin)
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Perfect Circles (2003) ... (writer: "A Rush of Blood to the Head")
 2002-2003 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Rosetta (2003) ... (writer: "The Scientist" - uncredited)
- Vortex (2002) ... (writer: "In My Place" - uncredited)
 2003 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Good Deed Goes Unpunished (2003) ... (writer: "Clocks" - uncredited)
 2003 Confidence (writer: "Clocks")
 2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Him (2002) ... (writer: "Warning Sign" - uncredited)
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls Own Juice (2002) ... (writer: "In my Place")
 2002 Igby Goes Down (writer: "Don't Panic" (1998) - as C. Martin)
 2002 Ed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Last Chance (2002) ... (writer: "Yellow")
 2002 Insomnia (writer: "Sparks")
 2002 Wasted (TV Movie) (writer: "Help Is Around the Corner")
 2001 Roswell (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Departure (2001) ... (writer: "Trouble")
 2001 Teachers (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2001) ... (writer: "See You Soon" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... (writer: "Don't Panic", "Everything's Not Lost" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... (writer: "Shiver" - uncredited)
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 November 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Trouble")
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Other Works:

Release of the music video for Johnny Cash's 2003 cover of "God's Gonna Cut You Down" (both the song and the video released posthumously); featuring appearances by (in order of appearance): David Allan Coe; Iggy Pop; Kanye West; Chris Martin; Kris Kristofferson; Patti Smith; Terrence Howard; Flea; Q-Tip; Adam Levine; Chris Rock... See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chris | Coldplay

Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)
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You can try to be catchy without being slick, poppy without being pop, and you can be uplifting without being pompous. Because we're sometimes playing quieter stuff, it's hard to sound like we're trying to change things, but we wanted to be a reaction against soulless rubbish. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote the song "Moses" for wife Gwyneth Paltrow See more »

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When performing usually has the words 'make trade fair.com' written on his left hand or, since 2005, an equal sign ("="). See more »

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Pisces

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