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Sterling Morrison (I) (1942–1995)

Sterling Morrison grew up in Long Island, New York and was the oldest of six children. He briefly attended the University of Illinois and three other colleges. At one of those colleges (Syracuse University) he met Lou Reed, with whom he would go on to form the Velvet Underground. The band lasted for 3 years, and released 5 albums. After the breakup... See full bio »

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Brick Soundtrack
Adventureland Soundtrack
School of Rock Soundtrack
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 2018 Tully (writer: "Ride into the Sun (Demo Version)" - as Holmes Sterling Morrison)
 2015 Don't Blink - Robert Frank (Documentary) (writer: "European Son")
 2015 Cobain: Montage of Heck (Documentary) (writer: "Here She Comes Now")
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Brush Man (2009) ... (writer: "European Son" - uncredited)
 2009 Adventureland (writer: "Here She Comes Now")
 2005 Brick (writer: "Sister Ray" - as Sterling Morrision)
 2003 School of Rock ("Ride Into The Sun")
 1995 Antártida (performer: "People Who Died")
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After graduating from UT-Austin, he moved away and was a tugboat pilot in the ship channel of Houston, Texas, throughout the 1980s. Some of his friends and colleagues speculate that the toxicity of the ship channel led to his cancer. See more »

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