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The Pretenders


The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978. The original band consisted of initiator and main songwriter Chrissie Hynde (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), James Honeyman-Scott (lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), Pete Farndon (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Martin Chambers (drums, backing vocals,... See full bio »

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Known For

In Bruges
In Bruges Soundtrack
(2008)
The Living Daylights
(1987)
Small Soldiers
Small Soldiers Soundtrack
(1998)
The King of Comedy
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(1982)

Filmography

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 2018 The Split (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (performer: "Middle of the Road" - uncredited)
 2018 Holding Back the Years (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2018) ... (performer: "Don't Cut Your Hair" - uncredited)
 2018 Here and Now (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- If a Deer Sh*ts in the Woods (2018) ... (performer: "Middle of the Road")
 2017 Black Mirror (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Arkangel (2017) ... (performer: "I'm a Mother")
 2017 Battle of the Sexes (performer: "I Call It Love")
 2017 Glastonbury 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Best of Glastonbury 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "Back on the Chain Gang")
- The Pretenders (2017) ... (performer: "Message of Love", "Don't Get Me Wrong", "Hymn to Her", "Brass in Pocket", "Stop Your Sobbing", "I'll Stand By You", "Back on the Chain Gang", "Middle of the Road")
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (performer: "Back On The Chain Gang")
 2017 Car Share (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 2016 Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Diego Luna/Billy Eichner/Pretenders (2016) ... (performer: "Alone" - as Pretenders)
 2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- "I Touch Myself" by Divinyls (2016) ... (performer: "Message of Love")
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- ¡Más música, por favor! (2016) ... (performer: "Back On The Chain Gang")
 2016 Uncle Howard (Documentary) (performer: "Hymn to Her")
 2015 Sounds of the 80s (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2015 Christmas Special with Kim Wilde (2015) ... (performer: "2000 Miles")
 2015 Stonewall (performer: "Just Be Yourself")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Un accidente perfecto (2014) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong" - uncredited)
 2014 Danny Baker Rocks... (A Bit) (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Eighties (2014) ... (performer: "I Got to Sleep")
 2013 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Great Unknown (2013) ... (performer: "Brass In Pocket")
 2012 Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Vagina Panic (2012) ... (performer: "Message Of Love" - uncredited)
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "2000 Miles")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 2007-2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Round Two (2011) ... ("Don't Get Me Wrong")
- Round 2 (2007) ... ("Don't Get Me Wrong")
 2011 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Problem Dog (2011) ... (performer: "Boots of Chinese Plastic")
 2011 Tous les soleils (performer: "I Go To Slee^p")
 2010 The Glades (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Breaking 80 (2010) ... (performer: "Break Up the Concrete" - uncredited)
 2010 Going the Distance (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 2008-2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Last Drive-In (2010) ... (performer: "Kid")
- The Dealer (2008) ... (performer: "Brass In Pocket")
 2010 En ganske snill mann (performer: "Time the Avenger", "Thumbelina")
 2010 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 5 to 9 (2010) ... (performer: "Break Up the Concrete" - uncredited)
 2009 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #34.7 (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Cut Your Hair", "The Nothing Maker", "Brass In Pocket")
 2009 Els matins a TV3 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.174 (2009) ... (performer: "Love's a Mystery")
 2009 17 Again (performer: "Kid")
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2009) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 2008 The Starter Wife (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The French Disconnection (2008) ... (performer: "Boots of Chinese Plastic" - uncredited)
 2008 Samantha Who? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Help! (2008) ... (performer: "Back on the Chain Gang" - uncredited)
 2008 The Sweet Lady with the Nasty Voice (Documentary) (performer: "Precious")
 2008 In Bruges (performer: "2000 Miles")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (performer: "Brass in Pocket")
 2007 Le coeur des hommes 2 (performer: "I'll stand by you")
 2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 (2007) ... (performer: "I'll Stand By You")
 2000-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Kennedy and Heidi (2007) ... (performer: "The Adultress", "Space Invader")
- Kaisha (2006) ... (performer: "Precious (Regent Park Demo)" - uncredited)
- House Arrest (2000) ... (performer: "Space Invader")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2007) ... (performer: "Brass in Pocket")
 2007 Reign Over Me (performer: "Stop Your Sobbing")
 2006-2007 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Everybody Hates the Substitute (2007) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
- Everybody Hates Promises (2006) ... (performer: "Brass In Pocket")
 2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (Video Game) ("Private Life", uncredited)
 2006 The Groomsmen (performer: "Mystery Achievement")
 2006 Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone (Documentary) (performer: "Something To Believe In")
 2005 Romanzo criminale (performer: "I go to sleep")
 2005 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (performer: "Back on the Chain Gang" - uncredited)
 2005 Tjenare kungen (performer: "Middle Of The Road")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dancing for Me (2005) ... (performer: "Back on the Chain Gang")
 2005 Punk: Attitude (Documentary) (performer: "Stop Your Sobbing")
 2001-2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Sanctuary (2005) ... (performer: "Human" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2001) ... (performer: "Mystery Achievement")
 2000-2004 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 20 December 2004 (2004) ... (performer: "2000 Miles" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 July 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong" - uncredited)
- Christmas Day 2000: Part 1 (2000) ... (performer: "2000 Miles" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 21 December 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "2000 Miles" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 14 December 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "2000 Miles" - uncredited)
 2004 Joey (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Joey and the Book Club (2004) ... (performer: "Angel of the Morning")
 2003 Adumot (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lama Lo Kaduregel (2003) ... (performer: "Stop Your Sobbing" - uncredited)
 2003 Le coeur des hommes ("I'll Stand By You")
 2003 Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Babysitting (2003) ... (performer: "Stop Your Sobbing")
 2003 American Splendor (performer: "My City Was Gone" (1982))
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- 1980 (2002) ... (performer: "Brass In Pocket")
 2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie (performer: "Get Out of London")
 2002/I Sweet Sixteen (performer: "I'll Stand by You", "I Go to Sleep")
 2001 According to Spencer (performer: "I Call It Love")
 2001 Prozac Nation (performer: "Mystery Achievement")
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (performer: "Bad Boys")
 2000 Saving Grace (performer: "Human (Tin Tin Out Mix)")
 1999 Charmed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Love Hurts (1999) ... (performer: "Human")
 1999 The Other Sister (performer: "Loving You Is All I Know")
 1998 Felicity (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hot Objects (1998) ... (performer: "Brass in Pocket" - uncredited)
 1998 Sports Night (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Hungry and the Hunted (1998) ... (performer: "Hymn to Her" - uncredited)
 1998 Small Soldiers (performer: "My City Was Gone (Kool Keith Remix)")
 1998 Whatever (performer: "Mystery Achievement")
 1998 Gia (TV Movie) (performer: "Brass In Pocket")
 1998 Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1998) ... (performer: "I'll Stand By You")
 1997 Food of Love (performer: "Nght in My Veins")
 1997 G.I. Jane (performer: "Goodbye", "The Homecoming")
 1997 'Til There Was You (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 1997 Fever Pitch (performer: "Goin' Back")
 1997 Private Parts (performer: "Brass In Pocket")
 1997 The X-Files (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Never Again (1997) ... (performer: "Tattooed Love Boys")
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Three Men and a Lady (1996) ... (performer: "Brass in Pocket" - uncredited)
 1995 The Immortals (performer: "Money Talks" - uncredited)
 1979-1995 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 13 episodes)
- Episode dated 28 September 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Kid")
- Episode dated 20 October 1994 (1994) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
- Episode dated 19 November 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "I Go to Sleep")
- Episode dated 12 February 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Message of Love")
- Episode dated 17 April 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Talk of the Town")
 1995 Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (performer: "Forever Young" - as Pretenders)
 1995 Boys on the Side (performer: "Everyday Is Like Sunday")
 1995 Party of Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Aftershocks (1995) ... (performer: "Hymn to Her" - uncredited)
 1986-1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- John Goodman/The Pretenders (1994) ... (performer: "Night in My Veins", "I'll Stand By You")
- Steve Guttenberg/The Pretenders (1986) ... (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong", "How Much Did You Get For Your Soul?" - uncredited)
 1994 With Honors (performer: "Forever Young")
 1994 The Day Today (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- News (1994) ... (performer: "Stop Your Sobbing" - uncredited)
 1994 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Baby Blues (1994) ... (performer: "Hymn to Her" - uncredited)
 1993 Indecent Proposal (performer: "I'm Not in Love")
 1992 Peter's Friends (performer: "Don't Get Me Wrong")
 1990 Heaven Tonight (performer: "HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS")
 1989 Immediate Family (performer: "My City Was Gone")
 1988 1969 (performer: "Windows of the World")
 1987 The Living Daylights (performer: "Where has Every Body Gone ?", "If there was a Man")
 1986 Women in Rock (Video documentary) (performer: "Back on the Chain Gang")
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Good Collar (1986) ... (performer: "How Much Did You Get For Your Soul?" - uncredited)
- Trust Fund Pirates (1986) ... (performer: "Space Invader" - uncredited)
 1986 Gung Ho (performer: "DON'T GET ME WRONG")
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Message of Love", "Middle of the Road", "Stop your Sobbing")
 1984 Grace Quigley (performer: "Bad Boys Get Spanked", "Thumbelina")
 1984 Roadhouse 66 (performer: "THUMBELINA")
 1983 Breathless (performer: "Message of Love")
 1982 The King of Comedy (performer: "Back on the Chain Gang")
 1981 Riding High (performer: "Brass In Pocket (I'm Special)")
 1979-1981 The Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #4.2 (1981) ... (performer: "Louie Louie")
- Episode #3.1 (1980) ... (performer: "Talk of the Town")
- Episode #2.5 (1979) ... (performer: "Stop Your Sobbing")
 1980 Times Square (performer: "Talk of the Town")
 1980 Eroina (performer: "Mystery Achievement", "Private Life")
 1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (performer: "Space Invader")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- In Concert (1980) ... (performer: "The Wait" - uncredited)
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