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Tony Banks was born on March 27, 1950 in East Heathly, Sussex, England as Anthony George Banks. He has been married to Margaret Mcbain since July 29, 1972. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

American Psycho Soundtrack
Sing Street Soundtrack
Quicksilver Composer


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 2020 Jay Blades' Home Fix (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2020) ... (writer: "Dancing with the Moonlit Knight" - uncredited)
 2019-2020 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 4 March 2020 (2020) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance", "Jesus He Knows Me", "Land of Confusion" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 13 March 2019 (2019) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
 2020 Palm Springs (writer: "The Brazilian" - as Anthony George Banks)
 2019 Ip Boy: The Legend Begins (Short) (writer: "The Musical Box")
 2018 Chris the Swiss (Documentary) (writer: "Jesus He Knows Me")
 2017 The Vietnam War (TV Mini-Series documentary short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) (2017) ... (writer: "Ravine")
 2015-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Eddie Redmayne/Lily Collins/Martha Wainwright (2016) ... (writer: "No Reply at All" - uncredited)
- Mitt Romney/Grace Helbig/G-Unit (2015) ... (writer: "That's All" - uncredited)
 2016 Sing Street (writer: "Paperlate" - as Anthony Banks)
 2015 Lily & the Snowman (Short) (writer: "Follow You Follow Me" - uncredited)
 2015 Betway UK Championship (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2015: Quarter-Final - Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Land of Confusion" - uncredited)
 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Turn it on Again")
 2014 Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Seventies (2014) ... (writer: "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as Anthony Banks, "So You Want to Be a Gangster")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "That's All")
 2012 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Old Stan in the Mountain (2012) ... (writer: "Invisible Touch")
 2012 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Progressive Metal (2012) ... (writer: "Dancing With The Moonlit Knight")
 2010-2011 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tonight, Tonight (2011) ... (writer: "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1987 (2010) ... (writer: "Invisible Touch", "Land of Confusion", "In Too Deep", "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight")
 2010 The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special) (writer: "Watcher of the Skies", "No Reply at All")
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2009) (music - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 16 January 2009 (2009) ... (lyrics: "I Can't Dance") / (music: "I Can't Dance")
 2008 Genesis: When in Rome (Video) (lyrics: "Home By The Sea", "Domino") / (writer: "Duke's Intro [Behind The Lines/Duke's End]", "Turn It On Again", "No Son Of Mine", "Land Of Confusion", "In The Cage (Medley) [In The Cage, The Cinema Show, Duke's Travels]", "Afterglow", "Hold On My Heart", "Home By The Sea", "Follow You, Follow Me", "Firth Of Fifth", "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)", "Mama", "Ripples", "Throwing It All Away", "Domino", "Los Endos", "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight", "Invisible Touch", "I Can't Dance", "The Carpet Crawlers")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Mama", uncredited)
 2008 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Die 37. Sendung: Hansi Lang & Sonja Kirchberger (2008) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
 2007 Biblioteka (Documentary short) (writer: "This Is the World We Live In")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (writer: "Follow You, Follow Me")
 2006 The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bible Games (2006) ... (writer: "Invisible Touch" - uncredited)
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) (writer: "Turn It on Again" - uncredited)
 2006 Mulatschag (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 (2006) ... (writer: "Land of Confusion")
 2006 The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Jesus He Knows Me")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Titanic (2006) ... (writer: "Mama" - uncredited)
 2005 Room 101 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.8 (2005) ... (writer: "Jesus He Knows Me" - uncredited)
 2004 Genesis: The Video Show (Video) (writer: "No Son Of Mine", "I Can't Dance", "Hold On My Heart", "Jesus He Knows Me", "Tell Me Why", "Invisible Touch", "Throwing It All Away", "Land of Confusion", "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight", "Anything She Does", "In Too Deep", "That's All", "Mama", "Illegal Alien", "Home By The Sea/Second Home By The Sea", "Paperlate", "Abacab", "Keep It Dark", "No Reply At All", "Turn It On Again", "Duchess", "Follow You Follow Me", "Many Too Many", "A Trick of the Tail", "Ripples", "Robbery, Assault and Battery", "Congo", "Shipwrecked", "Not About Us", "The Carpet Crawlers 1999")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Glued (2004) ... (writer: "Follow You Follow Me")
 2003 I Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1987 (2003) ... (writer: "Land of Confusion")
 2002 Jeff Buckley: Everybody Here Wants You (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Back in N.Y.C.")
  Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (performer: "Shortcut To Somewhere") / (writer: "A Trick Of The Tail", "Follow You, Follow Me", "Shortcut To Somewhere", "Congo")
 2000 Neon Genesis Evangelion: ReDeath (Video short) (writer: "Riding the Scree")
 2000 American Psycho (writer: "In Too Deep")
 1997 Wild Flowers (writer: "Carpet Crawlers" - as Anothony Banks)
 1996 The Eighth Day (writer: "Jesus He Knows Me")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1977 - 1996) (music - 1 episode, 1978)
- Episode dated 25 January 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Turn It On Again")
- Episode dated 27 May 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Paperlate")
- Episode dated 27 August 1981 (1981) ... (writer: "Abacab")
- Episode #17.13 (1980) ... (writer: "Turn it On Again")
- Episode #17.11 (1980) ... (writer: "Turn it on Again")
 1994-1995 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Montreux-Mix II (1995) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
- 23.exe (1995) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
- XXIV - 0024 (1995) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
- Variation 18 (1994) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
- Seite 17 (1994) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance" - uncredited)
 1995 Der Mond scheint auch für Untermieter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilotfilm: Liebes Glück (1995) ... (writer: "Jesus He Knows Me" - uncredited)
 1994 David Copperfield: 15 Years of Magic (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Mama")
 1994 Monte Video (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tag des Haushaltsgerätes (1994) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance")
 1993 Palm Harbor Vice 2: Brotherhood of the Monkey (writer: "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight")
 1993 The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (TV Special) (writer: "Mama")
 1993 Genesis: The Way We Walk - Live in Concert (Video documentary) (lyrics: "Fading Lights", "Home By The Sea", "Domino") / (writer: "Land Of Confusion", "No Son Of Mine", "Driving The Last Spike", "Old Medley [Dance On A Volcano, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, The Musical Box, Firth Of Fifth, I Know What I Like, That's All, Illegal Alien, Follow You, Follow Me]", "Fading Lights", "Jesus He Knows Me", "Dreaming While You Sleep", "Home By The Sea", "Hold On My Heart", "Domino", "I Can't Dance", "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight", "Invisible Touch", "Turn It On Again")
 1992 Otto - Der Liebesfilm (writer: "I Can't Dance")
 1992 The Adventures of Dr. Bayer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Tierheim streikt (1992) ... (writer: "No Son Of Mine" - uncredited)
 1992 Genesis: I Can't Dance (Video short) (writer: "I Can't Dance")
 1992 Motormouth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.21 (1992) ... (writer: "I Can't Dance")
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Freefall (1989) ... (writer: "Land of Confusion" - uncredited)
 1988 Genesis: Live at Wembley Stadium (Video) (lyrics: "Domino", "Home By The Sea") / (writer: "Mama", "Abacab", "Domino", "That's All", "The Brazilian", "Land Of Confusion", "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight", "Throwing It All Away", "Home By The Sea", "Invisible Touch", "Los Endos", "Turn It On Again", "Do The Neurotic")
 1986-1988 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Unfinished Business (1988) ... (writer: "The Brazilian")
- Laura (1987) ... (writer: "Tonight Tonight Tonight")
- Death and Taxes (1986) ... (writer: "Mama")
 1986 Genesis: Land of Confusion (Video short) (writer: "Land of Confusion")
 1986 When the Wind Blows (writer: "The Brazilian")
 1986 Quicksilver (performer: "Shortcut To Somewhere", "Rebirth" (Instrumental) (uncredited), "Smilin' Jasey Casey" (Instrumental) (uncredited), "The Gypsy" (Instrumental) (uncredited), "Crash Landing" (Instrumental) (uncredited)) / (writer: "Shortcut To Somewhere")
 1985 Phil Collins: No Jacket Required (TV Special) (writer: "Behind The Lines")
 1985 The Insiders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1985) ... (writer: "Just a Job to Do" - uncredited)
 1984 Genesis: The Mama Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "Abacab", "That's All", "Mama", "Illegal Alien", "Home By The Sea", "Second Home By The Sea", "Keep It Dark", "It's Gonna Get Better", "In The Cage (Medley)", "The Cinema Show", "...In That Quiet Earth", "The Colony Of Slippermen", "Afterglow", "Turn It On Again")
 1984 Lorca and the Outlaws (writer: "The Lion Of Symmetry")
 1983 Cadence 3 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 October 1983 (1983) ... (writer: "Mama")
 1983 Phil Collins: Live at Perkins Palace (Video) (writer: "Behind The Lines")
 1981 Three Sides Live (Documentary) (writer: "Behind The Lines", "Duchess", "Misunderstanding", "Dodo/Lurker", "Abacab", "No Reply At All", "Who Dunnit?", "In The Cage (Medley)", "Afterglow", "Me And Sarah Jane", "Man On The Corner", "Turn It On Again")
 1980 Whistle Test (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Genesis Live at The Lyceum London (1980) ... (writer: "Behind The Lines", "Duchess", "Guide Vocal", "In The Cage (Medley)", "Afterglow", "Dance On A Volcano", "Los Endos")
 1978 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ute und Manuela (1978) ... (writer: "Follow you, follow me")
 1977 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #16.133 (1977) ... (writer: "Afterglow")
 1977 The Genesis Concert Movie (Documentary) (writer: "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)", "Fly On A Windshield", "The Carpet Crawlers", "The Cinema Show", "Entangled", "Supper's Ready", "Los Endos")
 1973 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
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Show Show Composer (16 credits)
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Solo albums: A Curious Feeling (1979), The Fugitive (1983), The Wicked Lady (1983), Soundtracks (1986), Bankstatement (1989), Still (1992), Strictly Inc. (1995) and Seven: A Suite for Orchestra (2004).

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Anthony Banks


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

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I think of all the albums I have heard in recent years I'm always surprised by 'And Then There Were Three'. I like it more than I think I'm going to. I sometimes dismiss it from my mind, but it contains three of the best songs I've written for the band. See more »


He enjoys playing golf and gardening. He owns an eight-acre garden in Surrey. See more »

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