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Terence Trent D'Arby


Terrence Trent Darby was born in New York, but was raised in DeLand, Florida, located between Orlando and Daytona Beach. He served for a brief period of time in the military. His mother worked as a substitute teacher for junior high school. Active, church-going family and he began his venture into music through the church choir. See full bio »

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Known For

The Fan Soundtrack
(1996)
(1994)
Up in the Air Soundtrack
(2009)
Knocked Up Soundtrack
(2007)

Filmography

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 2020 MTV 80s - Top 50 Greatest Voices of the 80s! (TV Special) (performer: "Sign Your Name")
  Sex Education (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2020) (writer - 1 episode, 2020)
- Episode #2.6 (2020) ... (performer: "Dance Little Sister" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dance Little Sister" - uncredited)
  Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2018) (music - 1 episode, 2018)
- Episode #9.6 (2018) ... (lyrics: "Sign Your Name") / (music: "Sign Your Name")
  Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode dated 17 October 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "Wishing Well", "Sign Your Name", "It's Been a Long Time" - uncredited) / (writer: "Wishing Well", "Sign Your Name" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2017) (music - 1 episode, 2017)
- Kerry Washington/Tim Tebow/David Crosby (2017) ... (lyrics: "Wishing Well" - uncredited) / (music: "Wishing Well" - uncredited)
  Black Mirror (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- San Junipero (2016) ... (performer: "Wishing Well") / (writer: "Wishing Well")
 2016 Yoga Hosers ("Wishing Well") / (writer: "Wishing Well")
 2014 George Michael: Let Her Down Easy (Video short) (writer: "Let Her Down Easy")
 2014 Perdona si te llamo amor (performer: "Who's Loving You")
 2011 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City (Video Game) ("Wishing Well", uncredited)
 2009/I Up in the Air (performer: "Sign Your Name" (1987) - as Sananda Maitreya) / (writer: "Sign Your Name" (1987) - as Sananda Maitreya)
  Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (performer: "Sign Your Name" - uncredited) / (writer: "Sign Your Name" - uncredited)
  Being Erica (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Dr. Tom (2009) ... (performer: "Wishing Well") / (writer: "Wishing Well")
 2007 Knocked Up (performer: "Sign Your Name", "Wishing Well", "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "Sign Your Name", "Wishing Well", "If You Let Me Stay" - as Sananda Maitreya)
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Our 'Cops' Is On! (2007) ... (performer: "Wishing Well" - uncredited) / (writer: "Wishing Well" - uncredited)
 2006 Adventure from Buzuluk to Abdoulino (Documentary short) (performer: "Delicated")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80-talet (2005) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name")
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (2002) ... (writer: "Dance Little Sister")
 2001 Star for a Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final Result (2001) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name")
 2001 Bring It On (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fashion (2001) ... (writer: "Supermodel Sandwich" - uncredited)
 1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie) (performer: "To Be Loved")
 1998 La vida en el aire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (1998) ... (writer: "Sign Your Name")
 1996 The Fan (performer: "Letting Go") / (producer: "Letting Go") / (writer: "Letting Go")
 1995 The Next Victim (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... ("Holding On To You", uncredited)
 1994 Ready to Wear (performer: "Supermodel Sandwich") / (writer: "Supermodel Sandwich")
 1994 Beverly Hills Cop III ("Right Thing, Wrong Way") / (performer: "Right Thing, Wrong Way") / (producer: "Right Thing, Wrong Way")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1993) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Friday Night (1993) ... (performer: "She Kissed Me") / (writer: "She Kissed Me")
 1993 The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires of Passion (TV Special) (performer: "Dance Little Sister") / (writer: "Dance Little Sister")
 1992 Peter's Friends (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
 1991 Strictly Business (performer: "Let the People Sing") / (writer: "Let the People Sing")
 1991 Frankie and Johnny (performer: "Frankie and Johnny (A Man and a Woman)") / (writer: "Frankie and Johnny (A Man and a Woman)")
 1989 Children's Ward (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1989) ... ("Sign Your Name")
 1988 Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Das Piräus-Abenteuer (1988) ... (performer: "Sign your name")
 1988 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Justine Bateman/Terrance Trent D'Arby (1988) ... (performer: "Wishing Well", "Under My Thumb" - uncredited)
  Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1987) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1987) (writer - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Episode dated 9 April 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
- Episode dated 26 March 1987 (1987) ... (performer: "If You Let Me Stay") / (writer: "If You Let Me Stay")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote original music for his younger brother, Darren Darby, for a high school talent contest.

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Last.fm | See more »

Alternate Names:

Terence Darby | Terrence Darby | Sananda Maitreya | Terence Trent D' Arby/ Sananda Maitreya

Height:

6' 2¼" (1.89 m)
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Trivia:

Winner of the British Phonographic Industry Award for International Breakthrough Act in 1988. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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