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Kevin Rowland was born on August 17, 1953 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. See full bio »

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Get Him to the Greek
(2010)
This Is England
This Is England Soundtrack
(2006)
Tommy Boy
Tommy Boy Soundtrack
(1995)

Filmography

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 2015 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paraíso perdido (2015) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Dance Stance", "Geno")
 2014 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gerry Redux! (2014) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen" - uncredited)
 2013 One Chance (lyrics: "Come On Eileen") / (music: "Come On Eileen")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) by the Proclaimers (2013) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
- Come on Eileen (2012) ... (performer: "Concrete and Clay") / (writer: "Come On Eileen", "There, There My Dear", "Geno", "Let's Make This Precious", "Celtic Soul Bros", "Listen to This", "This Is What She's Like", "One of Those Things")
 2013 Svengali (writer: "There There My Dear")
 2012 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.2 (2012) ... (writer: "There, There My Dear" - uncredited)
 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)")
 2001-2012 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 April 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 December 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 8 October 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 12 July 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 1 January 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
 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")
 2010 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Namaste No More (2010) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen" - uncredited)
 2009 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen" - uncredited)
 2009 Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (writer: "Geno" - as Roland)
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.12 (2009) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
- Episode #4.11 (2009) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2008 Is Anybody There? (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2008 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller? (2008) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen" - uncredited)
 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 Meine verrückte türkische Hochzeit (TV Movie) (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finances with Wolves (2006) ... (writer: "Come On Eileen" - uncredited)
 2005 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #1 - Mijn Geboortejaar (2005) ... (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 Drakarna över Helsingfors (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")
 1999 Spaced (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Epiphanies (1999) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen")
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie) (writer: "Come on Eileen")
 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")
 1982 No 73 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (1982) ... (writer: "Come on Eileen", "The Celtic Soul Brothers" - uncredited)
 1982 Dexys Midnight Runners: Come on Eileen (Video short) (writer: "Come On Eileen")
 1980-1981 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 August 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Show Me")
- Episode dated 16 July 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Show Me")
- Episode dated 8 May 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Geno")
- Episode dated 1 May 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Geno")
- Episode dated 24 April 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Geno")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

3 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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Did You Know?

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 »

Trivia:

Kevin Rowland was (and is) the effective leader and singer for the popular '80s band Dexys Midnight Runners. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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