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Benjamin Gibbard

Benjamin Gibbard was born on August 11, 1976 in Bremerton, Washington, USA. He was previously married to Zooey Deschanel. See full bio »

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  Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Jack Black/Boy George/Death Cab for Cutie (2015) ... (writer: "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive")
- Whatever You Do, Don't Do a Google Image Search for 'Geese-A-Laying' (2012) ... (performer: "Something's Rattling..." - as Ben Gibbard)
- Is Anyone Paying Attention to These Friggin' Episode Titles? (2011) ... (lyrics: "You Are a Tourist" - uncredited) / (music: "You Are a Tourist" - uncredited)
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charlize Theron/Tom Brokaw/Death Cab for Cutie (2015) ... (writer: "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive")
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dwayne Johnson/Rihanna/Death Cab for Cutie (2015) ... (writer: "No Room in Frame")
 2014 Laggies (performer: "It's Never Too Late") / (writer: "Such Great Heights", "It's Never Too Late")
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Promises (2014) ... (performer: "Train Song" - uncredited)
- Nora (2011) ... (writer: "Such Great Heights")
 2012-2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 14 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (writer: "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")
- Top 6 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "I Will Follow You Into the Dark")
 2013 The Postal Service: A Tattered Line of String (Short) (performer: "A Tattered Line of String") / (writer: "A Tattered Line of String")
 2013 Smash (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Read-Through (2013) ... (writer: "Some Boys (Smash Cast Version) [Feat. Katharine McPhee]" - uncredited)
 2011 The Death of Spider-Man (Video short) (writer: "I Will Follow You Into The Dark" - as Ben Gibbard)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.16 (2011) ... (writer: "Stay Young, Go Dancing" - uncredited)
 2011 Friends with Benefits (writer: "I Will Follow You Into The Dark")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #3.75 (2011) ... (lyrics: "You Are a Tourist") / (music: "You Are a Tourist")
 2011 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Last Details (2011) ... (writer: "You Are A Tourist")
 2011/I Arthur (performer: "Where Our Destination Lies", "When the Sun Goes Down" - as Ben Gibbard) / (writer: "Where Our Destination Lies", "When the Sun Goes Down" - as Ben Gibbard)
 2011 Beastly (writer: "Transatlanticism" - as Benjamin D. Gibbard)
 2011 The Art of Getting By (writer: "We Will Become Silhouettes")
 2011 Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology (Documentary) (writer: "Transatlanticism")
 2010 Easy A (writer: "Transatlanticism")
 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon (writer: "Meet Me On The Equinox")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (writer: "Soul Meets Body")
  So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Top 6 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight") / (writer: "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")
 2009 Love Happens (writer: "We Will Become Silhouettes")
 2007 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 6 Performance: Judges' & Contestants' Choice (2007) ... (writer: "Transatlanticism")
 2007 Californication (TV Series) (writer: "Passenger Seat")
 2007 Crooked Teeth (Video short) (writer: "Crooked Teeth")
 2007 The Invisible (writer: "I Will Follow You into the Dark")
 2007 The Black Donnellys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Only Thing Sure (2007) ... (writer: "Brothers On A Hotel Bed")
 2007 Ben Folds: Live at My Space (Video) (writer: "Such Great Heights")
 2006/II Catch and Release (writer: "Soul Meets Body" (2005))
 2006 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scarlett Johansson/Death Cab for Cutie (2006) ... (writer: "Soul Meets Body", "Crooked Teeth" - uncredited)
 2005 Expo 86' (Video short) (writer: "Expo 86")
 2005 The Postal Service: We Will Become Silhouettes (Short) (performer: "We Will Become Silhouettes") / (writer: "We Will Become Silhouettes")
 2005 The Puffy Chair (writer: "Transatlanticism" (2003))
 2004 The Postal Service: Against All Odds (Short) (performer: "Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)")
 2004 Katydid (Short) (writer: "Clark Gable" - as Ben Gibbard)
 2004 D.E.B.S. (writer: "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")
 2004 Garden State (writer: "Such Great Heights" (2002) - as Ben Gibbard)
 2004 Mean Creek (writer: "The Sound of Settling")
 2003 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Escape (2003) ... (writer: "A Movie Script Ending")
 2003 The Postal Service: The District Sleeps Alone Tonight (Short) (performer: "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight") / (writer: "The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")
 2003 The Postal Service: Such Great Heights (Short) (performer: "Such Great Heights") / (writer: "Such Great Heights")
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