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After leaving his band "The Young And The Useless", Adam Horovitz joined Mike D and Adam Yauch in the Beastie Boys, opening for Madonna on her famous "Like a Virgin" tour. Adam has also appeared in films such as Lost Angels (1989) with Donald Sutherland and Roadside Prophets (1992) with John Doe. He is the son of actor/director/producer/writer ... See full bio »

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While We're Young
(2014)
Star Trek: Beyond
Star Trek: Beyond Soundtrack
(2016)
Star Trek
Star Trek Soundtrack
(2009)
Star Trek: Into Darkness
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.21 (2017) ... (writer: "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" - uncredited)
  Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (performer - 1 episode, 2016)
- 99 (2017) ... (writer: "No Sleep till Brooklyn" - uncredited)
- The 9-8 (2016) ... (performer: "So What'cha Want" - uncredited) / (writer: "So What'cha Want" - uncredited)
 2017 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hiphop (2017) ... (writer: "Intergalactic")
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Carnival Magic (2017) ... (writer: "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)" - uncredited)
- Yongary (2017) ... (writer: "Intergalactic" - uncredited)
 2016-2017 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Cop and a Half-Wit (2017) ... (writer: "No Sleep Till Brooklyn")
- The New Adventures of Old Tom (2016) ... (writer: "Sabotage")
- Underage Peter (2016) ... (writer: "Brass Monkey")
 2017 Patriot (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dick Cheney (2017) ... (writer: "Root Down" - uncredited)
 2016 War Dogs (writer: "So What'Cha Want")
 2016 Star Trek: Beyond (writer: "Sabotage" - as Adam Keefe Horovitz)
 2016 The Secret Life of Pets (writer: "No Sleep Till Brooklyn")
 2016 American Crime Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Run of His Life (2016) ... (writer: "Sabotage" - uncredited)
 2016 Weiner (Documentary) (writer: "In 3s" - as Adam Keefe Horovitz)
 2015 The Family Fang (writer: "Namaste" - as Adam Keefe Horovitz)
 2015 Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Fuck Shit Up", "Titties", "Come and Get It", "Darling You", "What I Gotta Do", "Gynecological Wonder", "Coming For You", "Stay with Me") / (writer: "Fuck Shit Up", "Titties", "Come and Get It", "Darling You", "What I Gotta Do", "Gynecological Wonder", "Coming For You", "Stay with Me")
 2015 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- United States vs. Sweden (2015) ... (writer: "Hey Ladies" - uncredited)
 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Word Up! By Cameo (2015) ... (writer: "Hey Ladies")
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Party Night (2014) ... (writer: "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)" - uncredited)
 2005-2014 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Days of Future Future (2014) ... (writer: "Girls" - uncredited)
- Home Away from Homer (2005) ... (writer: "Fight For Your Right To Party" - uncredited)
 2014 Zombeavers (music: "EZ Wide")
 2013-2014 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Girls (2014) ... (writer: "Sabotage" - uncredited)
- Big Wide World (2013) ... (writer: "Sabotage" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake (2014) ... (writer: "No Sleep Til Brooklyn" - uncredited)
 2014 Bridget Everett: What I Gotta Do (Video short) (performer: "What I Gotta Do") / (writer: "What I Gotta Do")
 2011-2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Internet Incredibles (2013) ... (writer: "Sabotage" - uncredited)
- Ultimate Stunts (2011) ... (writer: "Sabotage" - uncredited)
 2013 Bad Words (writer: "Off the Grid", "B-Boys in the Cut")
 2013 Star Trek: Into Darkness (writer: "Body Movin' (Fat Boy Slim Remix)")
 2013 The Punk Singer (Documentary) (writer: "Intergalactic")
 2012 Fun Size (writer: "(YOU'VE GOTTA) FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT (TO PARTY)" - as Adam Horvath)
 2012 This Means War (writer: "Sabotage")
 2012 For Ellen (writer: "I Want Some")
 2011 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.6 (2011) ... (writer: "Girls" - uncredited)
 2011/I Jack and Jill (writer: "Make Some Noise")
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stiff (2011) ... (writer: "Lee Majors Come Again")
 2011 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (writer: "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)" - uncredited)
 2011 Real Steel (writer: "Here's a Little Something for Ya")
 2011 Madden NFL 12 (Video Game) (writer: "Make Some Noise")
 2011 30 Minutes or Less (writer: "Sure Shot")
 2011 Horrible Bosses (writer: "Sabotage")
 2009-2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Hollywood Twists (2011) ... (writer: "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)" - uncredited)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)" - uncredited)
- Adults Only 20 to 01: Saucy Songs (2009) ... (writer: " (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)")
 2011 Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited (Short) (writer: "Too Many Rappers [New Reactionaries Version] (Featuring Nas)")
 2010 Dance Central (Video Game) (writer: "Body Movin' (Fatboy Slim Remix)")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "Paul Revere" - uncredited)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (writer: "Groove Holmes")
 2010 Beware the Gonzo (writer: "Ooh Girl")
 2010 Shrek Forever After (writer: "Sure Shot")
 2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid (writer: "INTERGALACTIC")
 2010 Cop Out (writer: "No Sleep Till Brooklyn")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.73 (2010) ... (writer: " (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Gratitude")
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... (performer: "He Needs a Kidney")
 2009 Community TV (Short) (writer: "Brass Monkey")
 2009 Star Trek (writer: "Sabotage")
 2009 17 Again (writer: "Drop")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "No Sleep Till Brooklyn")
 2008 Rock Band 2 (Video Game) (writer: "E - Pro", "So What'cha Want")
 2008 Baby Mama (writer: "Hey Ladies")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Sabotage")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Sabotage")
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (writer: "Electric Worm")
 2006 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- MiKetz (2006) ... (writer: "Namaste", "In Three's")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' ("Fight for Your Right to Party")
 2005 The Weather Man (writer: "Transitions" (1994))
 2005 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ha-Me'ahev (2005) ... (music: "Ha-Ba Ba-Tor Hu Sus" - uncredited)
 2005 Punk: Attitude (Documentary) (writer: "Fight Your Right To Party" - as Horovitz)
 2005 Harald Schmidt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (2005) ... (writer: "E-Pro")
 2005 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mallpisode (2005) ... (writer: "E - Pro")
 2004 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Black Tiger (2004) ... (lyrics: "Bum U'Trach", "Fiktzia")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2002)
- Fy fan vad kul vi hade i lördags! (2002) ... (lyrics: "Sabotage") / (music: "Sabotage")
 2002 Jet Set Radio Future (Video Game) (lyrics: "The Scrappy") / (music: "The Scrappy")
 2002/I Crossroads (writer: "So Have I For You")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Three MC's and One DJ")
 2000 This Is How the World Ends (TV Movie) (writer: "Body Movin'")
 1999 Behind the Music (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vanilla Ice (1999) ... (writer: "Root Down")
 1999 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Zeppo (1999) ... (writer: "Putting Shame in Your Game" - uncredited)
  Florentine (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1998)
- Episode #2.2 (1998) ... (lyrics: "Eser Ba-Layla", "Ha-Nokem Nakam") / (music: "Eser Ba-Layla", "Ha-Nokem Nakam")
- Episode #2.1 (1998) ... (lyrics: "Bum U-Trach") / (music: "Bum U-Trach")
- Episode #2.12 (1998) ... (music: "Ha-Ba Ba-Tor Hu Sus", "Nisayon", "Live In Bet Shemesh")
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... (music: "Ish Kupa U-Masa'it")
 1997-1998 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- See Jane Run (1998) ... (writer: "So Whatcha' Want", "Jimmy James" - uncredited)
- Ill (1998) ... (writer: "Pass the Mic" - uncredited)
- The Daria Hunter (1998) ... (writer: "Looking Down The Barrel of a Gun")
- Road Worrier (1997) ... (writer: "Root Down", "So What'cha Want")
 1995 Little Criminals (TV Movie) (writer: "Sure Shot")
 1995 Home for the Holidays (writer: "Pow")
 1995 La Haine (writer: "Groove Holmes", "Ricky's Theme", "Eugene's Lament" - as A. Horovitz)
 1995 The Jerky Boys (writer: "Four Fly Guys" - as A. Horovitz)
 1995 Kids (writer: "Pow", "In 3's", "Sabrosa")
 1994 Above the Rim (writer: "Stick 'Em Up")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Laughing (1993) ... (writer: "So, What'cha Want?")
 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) (writer: "Groove Holmes")
 1992 Roadside Prophets (writer: "Pow")
 1991 Palm Harbor Vice (writer: "Slow Ride")
 1990 Pump Up the Volume (writer: "Scenario")
 1988 Hot to Trot (writer: "Fight for Your Right" - as Adam Horowitz)
 1988 Day by Day (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Birthday Presence (1988) ... (writer: "Fight for Your Right to Party" - uncredited)
 1987 The Pick-up Artist (writer: "She's Crafty" - as The King)
 1987 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 June 1987 (1987) ... (writer: "No Sleep Till Brooklyn")
 1985 Krush Groove (writer: "She's on It")
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Other Works:

Music video for M.I.A.: "Paper Planes"


Alternate Names:

Ad-Rock | The Beastie Boys | Beastie Boys | Vic Colfari | Adam 'ADROCK' Horovitz | Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz | Adam Horowitz | Ad Rock | DJ Ad Rock

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

I read in the news and heard from my friends all about the sexual assaults that went down at Woodstock 1999, and made me feel really sad and angry. Well I was thinking why should I just feel mad about it and not do anything about it? And I think we can do something about it. As musicians. Now I'm talking to all the musicians here. I think we can talk to the promoters and make sure they're doing ... See more »

Trivia:

Ex-son-in-law of Donovan and Enid Graddis. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Scorpio

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