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Tom Cochrane was born on May 14, 1953 in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada. He is married to Kathy Cochrane. They have two children. See full bio »

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Cheaper by the Dozen
Cars Soundtrack
The Final Season
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 2016 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kimmy Meets a Drunk Lady! (2016) ... (writer: "Life Is a Tow Road" - uncredited)
 2012 Becoming Redwood (performer: "I Just Want To Celebrate")
 2012 Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Party Songs (2012) ... (writer: "Life Is a Highway")
 2011 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tonight, Tonight (2011) ... (writer: "Life is a Highway")
 2010 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.54 (2010) ... (writer: "Life Is a Highway" - uncredited)
 2009 Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Boy Inside the Man") / (writer: "Lunatic Fringe", "Boy Inside the Man")
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tracy Morgan/Kelly Clarkson (2009) ... (performer: "Life Is a Highway" - uncredited)
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Life Is A Highway" - as Thomas Cochrane)
 2008 The Office (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Employee Transfer (2008) ... (performer: "Life Is a Highway" - uncredited)
 2007 The Final Season (performer: "Big League") / (writer: "Big League")
 2006 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 4: Judges' Choice (2006) ... (writer: "Big League")
- Top 10: Canadian Hits (2006) ... (writer: "Life Is a Highway")
 2006 Cars (writer: "Life Is a Highway" - as Thomas Cochrane)
 2004 UFC 50: The War of '04 (TV Special) (writer: "Lunatic Fringe" - uncredited)
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (performer: "Life is a Highway" - as Tom Cochran) / (writer: "Life is a Highway" - as Tom Cochran)
 2000 Mr. Rice's Secret ("Beautiful Day")
  Due South (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- The Mask (1996) ... (performer: "Ragged Ass Road") / (writer: "Ragged Ass Road")
 1995 No Exit (Video) (writer: "Saved by the Dawn")
  Baywatch (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- A Matter of Life and Death (1993) ... (performer: "Life is a Highway" - uncredited) / (writer: "Life is a Highway" - uncredited)
 1992 There Goes the Neighborhood (performer: "Life is a Highway") / (writer: "Life is a Highway")
 1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (writer: "Not So Far Away")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1985) (performer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Hard Knocks (1989) ... (performer: "Big League" - uncredited)
- Tale of the Goat (1985) ... (writer: "Can't Turn Back" - uncredited)
- Smuggler's Blues (1985) ... (writer: "Lunatic Fringe")
 1985 Vision Quest (writer: "Lunatic Fringe")
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[on his song 'Big League'] There's metaphors in the song, and references like 'sometimes at night, I can hear the ice crack'. Well, Canadians, if you're from the north and it's late in the spring - getting near playoff time - and the ice starts to melt, you hear the pressure cracks and it's haunting. I get chills when I think of that because it's one my more poignant lines, because it also refers... See more »


He and his wife Kathy have two daughters: Evan and Cody. See more »

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