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Tom Lehrer was born on April 9, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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  Better Call Saul (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Something Beautiful (2018) ... (performer: "The Elements") / (writer: "The Elements")
 2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon (Documentary) (performer: "Fight Fiercely, Harvard") / (writer: "Fight Fiercely, Harvard")
 2012 A Fierce Green Fire (Documentary) (performer: "Pollution') / (writer: "Pollution')
 2010 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pants Alternative (2010) ... (writer: "The Elements" - uncredited)
  Timeshift (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Comic Songbook (2008) ... (performer: "Who's Next?", "Pollution") / (writer: "Who's Next?", "Pollution")
 2008 Porträtt av en motvillig herre (Short) (music: "The Old Dope Peddler") / (performer: "The Old Dope Peddler")
 2007 Flitter, Flutter-Thud (Short) (performer: "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park") / (writer: "Poisoning Pigeons in the Park")
  NCIS (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2007) (performer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Ex-File (2007) ... (lyrics: "The Elements" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Elements" - uncredited)
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Real Paul Anka (2006) ... (lyrics: "The Elements" - uncredited)
 1967 Pollution (Short) (performer: "Pollution" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pollution" - uncredited)
 1963 A Gathering of Eagles (lyrics: "The Sac Song") / (music: "The Sac Song")
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Album: "An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer" Reprise/Warner Bros. Records 27435, 1959. See more »

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Irreverence is easy - what's hard is wit. See more »


He entered Harvard at age 15, having skipped several grades. Everyone applying for admission to Harvard was required to include an example of their written work. Lehrer submitted a long verse, in the style of W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan, which concluded: "I will leave movie thrillers/And watch caterpillars/Get born and pupated and larva'd/And I'll work like a slave/And always behave/And maybe ... See more »

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