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Richard Melville Hall was born September 11, 1965, in the Manhattan, New York City, in the Harlem neighborhood to Elizabeth McBride (née Warner) and James Frederick Hall. His mother was a medical secretary and his father a professor of chemistry. The nickname Moby was assigned by his father, and was a reference to the book "Moby-Dick". Moby claims... See full bio »

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The Next Three Days Soundtrack
The Saint Soundtrack
The Bourne Legacy Soundtrack
Southland Tales Composer


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  Brakes (Short) (completed)
 2022 Forfaiture (Short) (completed)
 2017 An Interception (Short) (completed)
 2017 A Roommate (Short) (completed)
 2017 Footnote (Documentary short) (completed)
 2016 Late for the Party (Short) (completed)
 2013/II Yuz Adimda Izmaritler (Short) (completed)
 2022/IV Ouroboros (Short)
 2022/III Ouroboros (Short)
 2022 The Sound and the Fuhrer (Short)
 2022 Blink and You'll Miss It (Short)
 2021 Faction II (Short) (music written and performed by)
 2021 La chanson (Short)
 2021 A Feel Ing (Short) (music by)
 2021 Moby Doc (Documentary) (original music by)
 2021 The Nightmare Goes On (Documentary short)
 2021 An Hourglass Full of Quicksand (Short) (composer)
 2020/I Locus (Short)
 2020 The Helianthus (Short)
 2020 The Universal Language (Documentary)
 2020 Susana (Documentary short)
 2020 Lost Broken Alone (Short)
 2020 Lunch Hour with the President (Short) (Composer)
 2020 La LLamada- Finlandia (Short) (music by)
 2020/IV ANIMA (Documentary short) (music by)
 2020 Natalie's Point of View (Documentary short)
 2020/VIII Broken (Short) (original music by)
 2020 Queue (Short)
 2020 Pela Tela (Video short) (music by)
 2020 Nurses Do It Better: Computer-Animated (
 2019 Vajra (Short)
 2019 Can You Bear Me? (Short)
 2019/II Mother (Short)
 2019 Handed Down (Short)
 2019 Farewell to Xulhaz (Short)
 2019 I Can't Breathe (Short)
 2018 Riding with this Abilities (Documentary)
 2018 Digital City (Documentary short) (music by)
 2018 Moby: The Sorrow Tree (Music Video)
 2018 Wanting You (Short)
 2018 Pennies for Your Thoughts (TV Series)
 2018 1BHK Alfred Rajasekar Film (Short) (background music)
 2018 Cholet (Documentary) (Gratis)
 2018 A$AP Rocky ft. Moby: A$AP Forever (Music Video)
 2018 Banality of Evil (Short)
 2018 Pink Juice (Short)
 2018/VII Hush (Short)
 2018 Moby: Mere Anarchy (Music Video)
 2018 Let My People Vote (Short)
 2017 Contrasts of Peru (Documentary short) (background music)
 2017 Test! (Short)
 2017 Good Morning Silverlake (Short)
 2017 Contrast: An Experimental Fashion Film (Short) (music to the film by)
 2017/II Layover (Short)
 2017 Purebred (Short)
 2017/II Bon Appetit (Short)
 2017 In This Cold Place (Short)
 2017 A Room in Cairo (Short)
 2017 Eschew (Short)
 2017 Souls of the Vermilion Sea (Documentary short)
 2017 Went Dead (Short)
 2016 Modus (Short)
 2016 My Name Is John (Short)
 2016 Covek u crnom odelu (Short)
 2016/III Pilgrims (Short)
 2016 Rebel (TV Movie)
 2016 A Hand from the Sky (Short)
 2016 Babemba (Short)
 2016 Will You Stand for Me (Short)
 2016 The Ego Death (Short)
 2016 Why Just One? (Documentary)
 2016 Fishing (Short)
 2016 Models (Video short)
 2016 Beginnings (Short)
 2016 For the Love of Cats (Documentary short)
 2016 Eno La (Video short)
 2015/I Grace Period (Short)
 2015 My Unknown History (Short)
 2015/V Ella (Short)
 2015/VIII Haunted (Short)
 2015 What's the Big Deal? (Short)
 2015/I Lilly (Short)
 2015 Expedition: Northern California (Documentary)
 2015 Nowness (Short)
 2015 Vulnerability (Documentary)
 2015 (Re)Construction (Video short)
 2015 Miss Loneliness (Short)
 2015 TRANSforming Randy Wicker (Documentary)
 2015 Helger: An Extraordinary Common Life (Documentary short)
 2015 The Scoop (Short)
 2015 The Dress (Short) (Original Cut)
 2015/I The Cabin (Short)
 2015/IV 18 (Short)
 2015 Me and the Others (Documentary)
 2015 The Devil Is Alive (Short)
 2014 500 Grammaa
 2014 Bridge No. 29 (Short)
 2014 Rani (Short)
 2014/II The Bitter End (Short)
 2014/II Long Shot (Short)
 2014 OM (Short)
 2014 Memory Lane (Short)
 2014 The Decay (Short)
 2014 Windmills (Documentary short) (as Richard Melville Hall)
 2014 The Academy (Short)
 2014 2 Point 0 (Short) (uncredited)
 2014 Goes and Runs (Short) (music by)
 2014/II The White Room (Short)
 2014 Bad Bitches (Short)
 2014 Have a Nice Day (Video short)
 2014 Ice Boy (Short)
 2014 The Caravan (Short)
 2014 Argus (Short)
 2014 The Devil Within (Short)
 2014 The Fight: A Tribute to Homeless Veterans (Documentary short)
 2014/III The Wait (Short)
 2014 Stranger Comes to Town (Short)
 2014 Iron Fist Trailer (Short)
 2014 Alone Inside (Short)
 2014 Withdrawal (Short)
 2014 Cathedrals of Culture (Documentary) (segment "The Salk Institute")
 2014 Good Buy (Video short)
 2014 Emmanuel (Short)
 2014 Hiccup (Short)
 2013/IV She (Short)
 2013 Swings and Roundabouts (Short)
 2013 Together, Surviving (Documentary short)
 2013/II Moby: Almost Home (Music Video)
 2013 Stan (Short)
 2013/I Yuz Adimda Izmaritler (Short)
 2013 The LadyKiller (Short)
 2013 Bandini: Tragedia in tre atti (Documentary short)
 2013 Warlove (Short)
 2013 Find + Restore (Short)
 2013 Missing! (Video short) (original music by)
 2013 This Mortal Coil (Short)
 2013 Forgotten Past (Short)
 2013 5 Hours Later (Short)
 2013 Earth! (Short)
 2013 A Shot in the Dark (Short)
 2013 The Eighth City (Short)
 2013 Strange Luck (Short)
 2013 Women & Paint: Three Artist Portraits (Documentary short)
 2013 Amomynus (Documentary short)
 2013/I Absorbed (Short)
 2012 Holding Back (Short)
 2012 Then We Are Together (Short)
 2012 Walking the Earth (Short)
 2012 Baring Sole (Short)
 2012 Già visto (Short)
 2012 Eternal Storm (Short)
 2012/III Backspace (Short)
 2012/IV Rapture (Short)
 2012 Cafe Racers Japan (Documentary short)
 2012 City Series: New York (Short)
 2012/II Wait for Me (Short)
 2012 Tyler's Gift (Short)
 2012 Why We Defend the Oceans (Short)
 2012 Jail (Short)
 2012 Save a Shelter Dog! (Short)
 2012 Heartman (Short)
 2012 3 Blind Rats (Short)
 2012 The Snow Day Project (Short)
 2012 The Empty Chair (Short)
 2012 'FLY' a Legacy (Short)
 2011 13 Steps (Short)
 2011/I Closer (Short)
 2011 My Life with(out) Her (Short)
 2011/I Nocturne (Documentary short)
 2011 Operation: Amnesty for all (Documentary)
 2011 The 7 Year Impact (Video documentary short)
 2011 Tá Éad Uirthi (Short)
 2011 Let's Go Shopping (Short)
 2011 Monster (TV Series)
 2011 Berlined (Documentary short) (background music)
 2011/II Moby: After (Video short)
 2011/II White Rabbit (Short)
 2011 Alec Monopoly (Short) (music by)
 2011 The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (Documentary short)
 2011 Rainbow (Short)
 2011 The Projection Room (Short)
 2011 Le Dormeur Du Val (Short)
 2011/III Moby: After (Video short)
 2011 Espérame (Short)
 2011 Moby: After (Music Video)
 2011/II The Day (Short)
 2011 An Untold Story (Short)
 2011 Beyond Gramacho (Short)
 2011 Contact (Short)
 2010 Amandine (Short)
 2010 I and I (Short)
 2010 Picking Up America (Documentary short)
 2010/I Rain (Short)
 2010 The Great Los Angeles River (Documentary short)
 2010/II The Message (Short)
 2010 The Reason
 2010 American Gumbo* (Documentary)
 2010 Pocho (Short)
 2010 Ivy League Romance (Short)
 2010 Stellest Genesis (Short)
 2010 A Day for a Dark Sky (Video short)
 2010 Swerve (Short) (co-composer)
 2010 Where It Hushes (Short)
 2010 Waste Land (Documentary)
 2009 Dancing Bears Rescue (Documentary short) (original music by)
 2009 Dogs on the Run (Documentary)
 2009 Ecos de la eternidad (Short) (music composed and produced by)
 2009 Get Me Dominique! (Short)
 2009 K.I.S.S. (Video short)
 2009 The 6 Month Rule (Short)
 2009 The Forgotten Coast (Short)
 2009 The Truth About Lying (Video short)
 2009 Homeless Play (Short)
 2009 MTV Play for Climate (TV Special)
 2009 Africa Light: Gray Zone (Short) (co-composer)
 2009/III Distance (Short)
 2009 Form Function (Documentary short)
 2009 Contagious (Short)
 2009 Moby: Mistake (Lemon Version) (Music Video)
 2009 Moby: Mistake (French Version) (Music Video)
 2009 Moby: Mistake (Animated Version) (Music Video)
 2009 The Ditch (Documentary short)
 2009 The Longing (Short)
 2009 Five Days in June (Short)
 2009 American Casino (Documentary)
 2009 Moby: Shot in the Back of the Head (Music Video short) (uncredited)
 2009 Pierre in Peril (Short)
 2008 Believe, Obey, Fight! (Documentary) (music written and performed by)
 2008 My Blood (Short)
 2008 Strata (Video short)
 2008 Syndrome (Short)
 2008 Taximan (Short)
 2008/II Prelude (Short)
 2008 Ooh Yeah (Short) (music by)
 2008 Becoming Michael (Short)
 2008 Blood Moon
 2008 Wilted (Short)
 2008 Abram (Short)
 2008 Orange Girl (Short)
 2008 Martin (Short)
 2008 Mourning After Mirabelle (Short)
 2008 Underground Kings (Short)
 2008 I Like to Move in Here - Moby (Video short)
 2008 Room X (Short)
 2008 His Name Was Stu (Short)
 2008 Entry of Buildings (Short)
 2008 Penguin Blues (Short)
 2008/II Live with It (Short)
 2007 Sofía y Daniela (Short)
 2007 Know, I Am You (Short)
 2006 Next of Kin (Video documentary short)
 2006 Street Dreams (Short)
 2005 Earthlings (Documentary)
 2005 Spit (Short)
 2003 Cosmosapiens (Documentary short)
 2003 Moby: Wait for Me (Short) (music by)
 2003 Moby 18 (Video)
 2002 Moby: Extreme Ways (Music Video)
 2002 Moby: We Are All Made of Stars (Music Video)
 2001 Moby: Play - The DVD (Video)
 2001 The Diver (Documentary short)
 2000 Moby: Porcelain, Version 2 (Music Video)
 2000 Moby: Porcelain, Version 1 (Music Video)
 2000 Moby: Natural Blues - Version 2 (Music Video)
 2000 Moby: Natural Blues - Version 1 (Music Video)
 1999 Go
 1998 Moby: Honey (Video short)
 1998 Bob (Short)
 1997 Double Tap
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Other Works:

CD: "Go: The Very Best of Moby" (V2) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 14 Interviews | 8 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Richard 'Moby' Hall | Richard Melville Hall


5' 7¼" (1.71 m)


Phoenix Melville (niece or nephew)

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