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Frank Poullain

Francis Gilles Poullain-Patterson (born 15 April 1967), better known as Frankie Poullain, is the bass player for rock band The Darkness. He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He attended the Royal High School from 1984 to 1987. Poullain was the only original Darkness member not from the Lowestoft area. Before joining the Darkness, he worked as a tour... See full bio »

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School of Rock
School of Rock Soundtrack
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Going the Distance
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 2015-2017 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2017) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
- Live Show Final, Part 3 (2015) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (writer: "I Believe In A Thing Called Love" - as Francis Gilles Poullain-Patterson)
 2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by the Darkness (2016) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love", "Black Shuck", "Get Your Hands off My Woman", "Growing on Me", "Love Is Only a Feeling", "Friday Night", "Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)", "One Way Ticket", "Is It Just Me?", "Last of Our Kind")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Victoria Justice vs. Gregg Sulkin (2015) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frenemies (2014) ... (writer: "I Believe In a Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)")
 2009 Transylmania (writer: "One Way Ticket" - as Francis Gilles Poullain-Patterson)
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "I Believe In a Thing Called Love")
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Performance Show: Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Is It Just Me")
 2006 Air Guitar Nation (Documentary) (writer: "Get Your Hands Off My Woman" - as Francis Gilles Poullain-Patterson)
 2005 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 7 (2005) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2004 Going the Distance (writer: "Growing on Me" - as Francis Poullain-Patterson)
 2004 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Performances (2004) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) (as Francis Giles Poullain-Patterson, "I Believe In A Thing Called Love")
 2003 School of Rock (as Frankie Poullain, "Black Shuck")
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The Darkness
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Founding member and original bass player of The Darkness, and played with them from 2000 to 2005, and from 2011 to today.

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Frankie Poullain

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