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Kurt Cobain (1967–1994)

Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social. He was ... See full bio »

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  Drugaí Marú II (Short) (writer: "Dive") (filming)
  Fandom Fights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
 2018 Westworld (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2018/II Mute (writer: "Heart Shaped Box")
 2018 Hoy nos toca (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2009-2017 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 27 episodes)
 2017 The Defiant Ones (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2017 Blaumacher (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012-2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 6 episodes)
 2011-2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2016 All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012-2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2016 Formula 1: Ten Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
  Land Van Lubbers (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2016) (music - 1 episode, 2016)
 2015 The Big Short (writer: "Lithium")
 2015 Pan (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2015 The Gallows (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2015/II The Unraveling (Short) (writer: "Something In The Way")
 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live on The Word)", "Heart-Shaped Box" - uncredited)
 2015/II Q (Short) (writer: "Paper Cuts")
 2015 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
 2015 ZombieCollege (Short) (writer: "Aero Zeppelin")
 2015 În Trecere (Short) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2015 Cobain: Montage of Heck (Documentary) (performer: "Floyd the Barber (Live)", "Breed", "Been a Son", "Sappy", "Opinions", "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle") / (writer: "Territorial Pissings", "All Apologies", "Something in the Way", "Scentless Apprentice", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "School", "Mr. Moustache", "Hairspray Queen", "Dive (Evergreen Demo)", "About a Girl", "Lithium", "Floyd the Barber (Live)", "Breed", "Been a Son", "Endless, Nameless (Live)", "Polly", "Blew", "Heart-Shaped Box", "Lithium (Alt. Take)", "Breed (Live)", "Drain You (Live)", "On a Plain", "Come as You Are", "Come as You Are (Live)", "Aneurysm (BBC Mark Goodier Session)", "I Hate Myself and I Want to Die", "Sappy", "Tourette's (Instrumental Demo)", "Come on Death", "Territorial Pissings (Live)", "Rape Me", "Opinions", "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle", "Serve the Servants", "Serve the Servants (Live)", "Lake of Fire", "All Apologies (Live from MTV Unplugged)")
 2014 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 Serial Zavod (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2014 Cássia (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2014 Srok (Documentary) (lyrics: "Smells Like Teen Spirit") / (music: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2014 Infamous: Second Son (Video Game) (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box")
 2014 Daily Ukulele (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 Zdravstvuyte, ya vasha Pyatnitsa! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
  Levenslied (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "In Bloom", "Lithium", "Breed", "Something in the Way")
 2012 Twice Born (writer: "Something In The Way" - as K. Cobain)
 2012 Too Young to Die (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 Australia's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out (Documentary) (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 The Muppets (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2011 Made in Chelsea (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2011 PianOwned (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2011 When Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (uncredited), "All Apologies (MTV Unplugged)", "About A Girl (MTV Unplugged)")
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Movin' on Up (TV Movie) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Music Nuggets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2011 A Heartbeat Away (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Lithium", "All Apologies")
 2010 Getaway (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
 2010 I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 Lamastalgia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2010 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
 2009 eXploitation CinemA (Documentary short) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Ruby & the Rockits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Lithium", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Madden NFL 2010 (Video Game) (writer: "Breed")
 2009 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (writer: "School")
 2008 Marley & Me (writer: "Lithium")
 2008 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "About a Girl (Unplugged)")
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
 2008 Definitely, Maybe (writer: "Come As You Are" (1992))
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "In Bloom")
 2007 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (writer: "Breed")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Come As You Are")
 2007 Skate. (Video Game) (writer: "Lounge Act")
 2007 Shoot 'Em Up (writer: "Breed")
 2007 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2007 Cover Art (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
 2007 The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (uncredited), "Negative Creep" (uncredited), "Heart-Shaped Box")
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) ("HEART SHAPED BOX")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2006 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2005 The World's Greatest Gigs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live at Reading 92)" - uncredited)
 2005 Jarhead (writer: "Something in the Way")
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (writer: "Heart Shaped Box")
 2005 Punk: Attitude (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - as Cobain)
 2005 The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Documentary) (writer: "Lithium")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (music - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004)
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Nirvana")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 2003 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2001 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Zidler's Rap (Medley)")
 2000 Cássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao Vivo (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Nirvana")
 1999 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1994-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "Something in the Way")
 1996 T.V. Kaiser (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1996 Hype! (Documentary) (writer: "Negative Creep", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1995 The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead II (TV Movie) (writer: "Serve the Servants")
 1995 Eastern Championship Wrestling (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1994 Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! (Video documentary) (writer: "Aneurysm", "About a Girl", "Dive", "Breed", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Negative Creep", "Come as You Are", "Territorial Pissings", "Something in the Way", "Lithium", "Drain You", "Polly", "Sliver", "On a Plain", "Endless, Nameless", "Lounge Act")
 1994 Dead at 21 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1993-1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 1993 Inyan Shel Zman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1992-1993 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
 1993 Bill Nye, the Science Guy (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 1992 ABC in Concert (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
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