Shane MacGowan

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Born in Kent, England, songwriter/poet Shane MacGowan lived in County Tipperary, Ireland for the first six years of his life, and moved back to London UK, where he attended Westminster School (and was later expelled for drug use). After a brief time with the Nips (77-79), Shane MacGowan formed the democratically operated Pogues, a successful '80s ... See full bio »

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Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
Ladder 49 Soundtrack
Run All Night Soundtrack


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 2012 The Justice Collective: He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (Music Video short)
Shane MacGowan
 2011 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Shane MacGowan
- Stool (2011) ... Shane MacGowan
 2004 The Libertine
17th Century Bard (uncredited)
 1991 The Ghosts of Oxford Street (TV Movie)
Duke of York
 1987 Eat the Rich
 1987 Straight to Hell Returns
Bruno McMahon
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1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shane McEwen | The Pogues | Pogues


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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Personal Quote:

Basically, I hate pop stars unless they're me or personal friends of mine. See more »


During high school Thomas Dolby was his classmate in English Literature. See more »


His neglected, rotten, scraggely teeth (or lack thereof) See more »



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