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Neil Tennant


Neil Francis Tennant was born on July 10th in North Shields, Northumberland. In 1975, Neil plays in a group in Newcastle called Dust: Their most popular song is a preposterous affair he has written called "Can you hear the dawn break?". They are heavily influenced by The Incredible String Band. "We were convinced we would become terribly famous. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bronson
Bronson Soundtrack
(2008)
Lethal Weapon 2
Lethal Weapon 2 Soundtrack
(1989)
Battleship Potemkin
(1925)
Pride
Pride Soundtrack
(2014)

Filmography

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 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Willie Thorne (2016) ... (writer: "Absolutely Fabulous" - uncredited)
- Jodie Prenger (2016) ... (writer: "West End Girls" - uncredited)
 2016 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La noche americana (2016) ... (writer: "Suburbia")
 2015 The Queen of Ireland (Documentary) (lyrics: "Oppressive") / (music: "Oppressive") / (writer: "Paninaro", "We Came From Outer Space")
 2015 Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Into the Mainstream (2015) ... (writer: "Disappointed" - uncredited)
 2015 Mountains May Depart (writer: "Go West")
 2015 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- La juventud canta y baila (2015) ... (writer: "West End")
 2015 Pop Gold (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Record Breakers (2015) ... (writer: "West End Girls (Live)")
 2015 The Casual Vacancy (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (writer: "It's a sin")
 2014 1987 (writer: "It's a sin")
 2014/I Pride (writer: "West End Girls")
 2014 White Bird in a Blizzard (writer: "Being Boring")
 2013 Raising Hope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Burt Bucks (2013) ... (writer: "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as Neil Francis Tennant, "West End Girls")
 2013 Diana (writer: "West End Girls")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mort i espiritualitat (2012) ... (writer: "Being Boring")
 2011 Jennifer Saunders: Laughing at the 90s (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Absolutely Fabulous" - uncredited)
 2011 The Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.128 (2011) ... (writer: "Go West" - uncredited)
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) ... (writer: "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" - uncredited)
 2009-2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 16 September 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "The Loving Kind")
- Episode #1.115 (2010) ... (writer: "The Loving Kind")
- Episode #1.53 (2009) ... (writer: "Style")
 2009 Karaoke Revolution (Video Game) (as Neil Francis Tennant, "What Have I Done To Deserve This")
 2009 BBC Electric Proms (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (writer: "The Performance of My Life")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Suburbia")
 2009 Queens of British Pop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (writer: "What Have I Done To Deserve This?" - uncredited)
 2008 Bronson (writer: "It's A Sin" - as Tennant)
  60/90 (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008)
- L'assassinat de J.F. Kennedy i l'Ovella Dolly (2008) ... (lyrics: "Go west") / (music: "Go west")
 2008 Psych (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion (2008) ... (writer: "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)")
 2007 Cubism: Pet Shop Boys in Concert - Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City (Video) (lyrics: "se a vida e (that's the way life is)", "Go west") / (music: "se a vida e (that's the way life is)", "Go west") / (writer: "Psychological", "Left to my own devices", "I'm with stupid", "Suburbia", "Can you forgive her?", "Minimal", "Shopping", "Rent", "Dreaming of the Queen", "Heart", "Opportunities (let's make lots of money)", "Integral", "Domino dancing", "Flamboyant", "Home and dry", "West End girls", "The Sodom and Gomorrah Show", "So hard", "It's a sin")
 2007 Midnight Heat (writer: "West End Girls")
 2003-2007 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Husbands and Knives (2007) ... (writer: "Opportunities (Lets Make Lots Of Money)" - uncredited)
- Three Gays of the Condo (2003) ... (writer: "West End Girls")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.26 (2007) ... (writer: "I'm Not Scared")
 2007 Suspectes (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "It's a Sin")
 2007 Colpo di genio (TV Series) (writer: "Go West")
 2006 Pet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Man on the Television") / (writer: "It's a sin", "DJ culture", "Paninaro '95", "What have I done to deserve this?", "So hard", "London", "Man on the Television", "Opportunities (Let's make lots of money)", "Paninaro", "Jealousy", "West End girls", "Love comes quickly", "Suburbia", "Can you forgive her?", "It couldn't happen here", "Nothing has been proved", "Heart", "Domino dancing", "Being boring", "New York City boy", "My night", "Friendly fire", "No time for tears", "After all (The Odessa Staircase)", "Two divided by zero", "Left to my own devices", "One more chance", "Liberation", "I wouldn't normally do this kind of thing", "Go west", "How can you expect to be taken seriously?", "Your funny uncle", "My october symphony", "I'm not scared", "I get along", "E-mail", "Se a vida é (That's the way life is)", "Single-Bilingual", "The samurai in autumn", "Shameless", "West end girls", "I'm with stupid")
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roger 'n' Me (2006) ... (writer: "West End Girls")
 2005 Kylie 'Showgirl': The Greatest Hits Tour (Video) (writer: "In Denial")
 2005 Melissa P. (writer: "Being Boring", "It's a Sin")
 2005 Murder in Suburbia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Witches (2005) ... (writer: "Suburbia" - uncredited)
 2003 Party Monster (writer: "It's a Sin")
 2001 Pet Shop Boys: Montage - The Nightlife Tour (Video documentary) (writer: "West End girls", "Discoteca", "Being Boring", "Closer to Heaven", "Can you forgive her?", "Only the wind", "What have I done to deserve this?", "New York City boy", "Left to my own devices", "Young offender", "Vampires", "You only tell me you love me when you're drunk", "Was it worth it?", "Se a vida e (That's the way life is)", "I don't know what you want but I can't give it any more", "Shameless", "Opportunities (Let's make lots of money)", "It's a sin", "Footsteps", "Go West")
 2000 CyberWorld (Short) (writer: "Liberation")
 1994-2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 21 January 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You're Drunk")
- Episode dated 14 January 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You're Drunk")
- Episode dated 3 August 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Paninaro 95")
- Episode dated 8 September 1994 (1994) ... (writer: "Yesterday When I Was Mad")
 1999 Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with the Routine (1999) ... (writer: "I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing" - uncredited)
 1997/I Pet Shop Boys: Somewhere (Video documentary) (writer: "Yesterday When I Was Mad", "The Truck Driver and His Mate", "Se a Vida é", "To Step Aside", "Go West", "The Theatre", "It's a Sin/I Will Survive", "Discoteca", "Can You Forgive Her?", "Rent", "Being Boring", "Left to My Own Devices")
 1996 Clueless (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cher, Inc. (1996) ... (writer: "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)")
 1996 Pure Oasis (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "I'm Not Scared" - uncredited)
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Brute Man (1996) ... (writer: "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)")
 1995 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.9 (1995) ... (writer: "Go West")
 1994 The Brit Awards 1994 (TV Special) (writer: "Go West")
  Die Kommissarin (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1994) (music - 1 episode, 1994)
- Böse Nachbarn (1994) ... (lyrics: "Go west" - uncredited) / (music: "Go west" - uncredited)
 1994 Letting Off Steam: The Around the World Tour (Video) (writer: "West End Girls" - as Tennant)
 1993 East 17: Pie & Mash (Video) (writer: "West End Girls (Curnow Mix)", "West End Girls" - as Tennant)
 1992 Cool World ("Disappointed")
 1988-1991 The Clothes Show (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 September 1991 (1991) ... (writer: "In the Night")
- Episode dated 25 September 1988 (1988) ... (writer: "In the Night")
 1989-1991 Pero ¿esto qué es? (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 18 January 1991 (1991) ... (writer: "Being Boring")
- Episode dated 28 December 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "Being Boring")
- Episode dated 1 December 1989 (1989) ... (writer: "Don't Drop Bombs")
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- B.Y.O.B. (1991) ... (writer: "So Hard" - uncredited)
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Small Zones (1990) ... (writer: "Opportunities" - uncredited)
 1990 Viva el espectáculo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1990) ... (writer: "So Sorry, I Said")
 1990 Rockopop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 February 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "So Sorry I Said", "Don't Drop Bombs")
 1989 Grammy Living Legends (TV Movie) (performer: "Losing My Mind")
 1989 The Dame Edna Experience (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (1989) ... (writer: "So Sorry, I Said")
 1989 Wogan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 July 1989 (1989) ... (performer: "Losing My Mind")
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2 (writer: "I'm Not Scared")
 1989 Scandal (writer: "Nothing Has Been Proved")
 1989 The Magic of David Copperfield XI: The Explosive Encounter (TV Special) (writer: "One More Chance")
 1988 A tope (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 May 1988 (1988) ... (writer: "I'm Not Scared")
 1987 It Couldn't Happen Here (writer: "It Couldn't Happen Here", "Hit Music", "It's a Sin", "What Have I Done To Deserve This?", "Rent", "West End Girls", "Two Divided By Zero", "King's Cross", "One More Chance", "I Want To Wake Up")
 1986-1987 Casualty (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Drop of the Hard Stuff (1987) ... (writer: "Suburbia")
- Crazies (1986) ... (writer: "West End Girls" - as Tennant, uncredited)
 1985-1986 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Video Nasty (1986) ... (writer: "West End Girls" - uncredited)
- To Hull and Back (1985) ... (writer: "West End Girls" - uncredited)
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (writer: "West End Girls")
 1985 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.85 (1985) ... (writer: "West End Girls" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.83 (1985) ... (writer: "West End Girls" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Pet Shop Boys | Christopher Lowe & Neil Tennant

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I didn't want to wear a checked shirt and grow a mustache - that's what you had to do, and everyone did. See more »

Trivia:

Scottish actor David Tennant, who was born David John McDonald, choice his stage name as a tribute to Tennant. He was unable to register as a member of Equity as there was another actor using the name David McDonald and the British actors' union requires its members' names to be unique. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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