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Geoff Downes was born in 1952 in Stockport, England as Geoffrey Downes. See full bio »
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  Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.8420 (2014) ... (performer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited) / (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2014 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- La alegría de vivir (2014) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2014 Els matins a TV3 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.151 (2014) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star')
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Televisió i publicitat (2012) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "Check It Out" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2011 Take This Waltz (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.192 (2011) ... (music: "Jersey Shore Killed the Video Star" - uncredited)
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bruce Willis/will.i.am/Nicki Minaj (2010) ... (writer: "Check It Out")
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.233 (2009) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2009 Cyprien (writer: "The Living in the Plastic Age")
 2007 Asia: Fantasia - Live in Tokyo (Video documentary) (writer: "Time Again", "Wildest Drams", "Without You", "Cutting It Fine", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (acoustic)", "Don't Cry (acoustic)", "Video Killed The Radio Star", "The Heat Goes On", "Only Time Will Tell", "Sole Survivor", "Heat Of The Moment")
 2007 Classic Artists: Yes (Video documentary) (writer: "Tempus Fugit", "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2007) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2005 L'anniversaire (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as G. Downes)
 2005 The Business (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (writer: "Heat of the Moment" (1982) - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2005 The Matador (writer: "Heat of the Moment" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2003 Stuck in the Middle (Video) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2001 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Merchants of Cool (2001) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2000 Down to You (writer: "Heat Of The Moment" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star", "Heat Of The Moment")
 1998 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The New Kid (1998) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 1993-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) ... (writer: "Heat of the Moment" - uncredited)
- Warrior of the Lost World (1993) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 1995 Empire Records (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 1994 Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe: An Evening of Yes Music Plus (Video) (writer: "Brother Of Mine")
 1992 Hasta luego cocodrilo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El vídeo mató a la estrella de la radio (1992) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1991 Yes: Greatest Video Hits (Video) (writer: "Tempus Fugit", "Into The Lens")
 1991 YesYears (Video) (writer: "Tempus Fugit", "Into The Lens")
 1989 In the Big Dream (Video short) (writer: "Brother Of Mine")
 1983 Asia in Asia (Video documentary) (arranger: "Keyboard Solo") / (performer: "Keyboard Solo") / (writer: "The Heat Goes On", "Here Comes The Feeling", "Eye To Eye", "Only Time Will Tell", "Open Your Eyes", "Keyboard Solo", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Wildest Dreams", "Heat Of The Moment", "Sole Survivor")
 1982 Future War 1986 (writer: "Wildest Dreams", "Only Time Will Tell" - uncredited)
 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
- Episode dated 18 October 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
- Episode dated 4 October 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
- Episode dated 27 September 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1979 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
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The Buggles

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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He is probably the only person ever to wear rubber gloves on "Top of the Pops". See more »

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