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Kevin Rowland was born on August 17, 1953 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. See full bio »
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 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (writer: "Come on Eileen")
 2012 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Course Listing Unavailable (2012) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2012 The Five-Year Engagement (performer: "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bon rotllo (2012) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.7 (2010) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen" - uncredited)
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2009) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2008 Is Anybody There? (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2008 Lost Islands (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "Come on Eileen")
 2006 This Is England (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2006 Kiss me Kismet (TV Movie) (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2005 Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary (Video Game) (music: "Come On Elieen")
 2004 Sex Lives of the Potato Men (writer: "Come on Eileen", "There There My Dear")
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1983 (2002) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2001 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 October 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
 2001 Kites Over Helsinki (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2001 My Brother Tom (writer: "Come on Eileen")
 2001 Stickmen (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie) (writer: "Come on Eileen")
 1997 The Boys Club (performer: "Monkeysucker", "Everything")
 1995 Tommy Boy ("Come On Eileen")
  Brush Strokes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1986) (writer - 1 episode, 1986)
- Episode #1.11 (1986) ... (performer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited) / (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
 1983 Breathless (writer: "Celtic Soul Brothers")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "My Beauty" (1999/Creation) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Killjoys | Dexy's Midnight Runners | Dexys Midnight Runners | Kevin Rowland & Dexy's Midnight Runners

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Personal Quote:

I've no plans to do another album of covers, but I still think it was really overlooked. Worse, it was ridiculed. I don't think most journalists could get past the image. They were more interested in how the album was doing than the music. I saw something in another magazine which said it sold 562 copies. Do you want to know how many it actually sold? Twenty thousand. If anyone's got any doubts ... See more »


Before achieving fame in Dexys Midnight Runners, he was a member of an art-rock band called Lucy And The Lovers, who were heavily influenced by Deaf School. The band turned into a punk rock outfit called The Killjoys. See more »

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