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Phil Lynott (1949–1986)


Phil Lynott was born on August 20, 1949 in West Bromwich, Birmingham, England as Philip Parris Lynott. He was married to Caroline Crowther. He died on January 4, 1986 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. See full bio »

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Known For

A Knight's Tale Soundtrack
(2001)
The Expendables Soundtrack
(2010)
Rush Soundtrack
(2013)
Sing Street Soundtrack
(2016)

Filmography

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 2020 Inside the Factory (TV Series documentary) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Liqueurs (2020) ... (arranger: "Whiskey in the Jar" - uncredited)
 2018-2019 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Strike Up the Band (2019) ... (writer: "Jailbreak")
- Simone (2018) ... (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2019 Thekenplausch (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Axel Ritt (2019) ... (music: "Die Jungs sind wieder da")
 2019 Stumptown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Family Ties (2019) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2019 Time of Our Lives (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - as Philip Lynott)
 2019 The Virtues (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... (writer: "Dancing In The Moonlight" - as Philip Lynott)
 2018 For Facts Sake (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2007-2018 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Gang Makes Paddy's Great Again (2018) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
- The Gang Recycles Their Trash (2012) ... (writer: "Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Dennis Gets Divorced (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Dennis and Dee's Mom Is Dead (2007) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Singin' in the Lane (2017) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2017 Lethal Weapon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gold Rush (2017) ... (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2017 The Blacklist (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Endling (No. 44) (2017) ... (writer: "Dancing In The Moonlight" - uncredited)
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yongary (2017) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Fassbender/Jon Glaser/Niall Horan (2016) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - as Philip Lynott)
 2016 Sing Street (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
 2016 Dafabet Masters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Day 1, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Eddie the Eagle ("The Cowboy Song")
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2015: The Live Final (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 3 (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Book of the Damned (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Best Man (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kuka'awale (2015) ... ("The Boys Are Back In Town", uncredited)
 2015 Marry Me (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Friend Me (2015) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2013 Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show (Video) (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2013/I Rush (writer: "The Rocker" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2013 Jappeloup (writer: "Dancing in the Moonlight" - as Lynott)
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 17 episodes)
- Episode #21.108 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.88 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.79 (2013) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.200 (2012) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.193 (2012) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2013 The Kings of Summer (writer: "Cowboy Song")
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV's Funniest Neighbours (2011) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - uncredited)
 2011 A Heartbeat Away (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.72 (2011) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dan on the Run (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2010 The Expendables (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Spanish Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2010 Cougar Town (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the Wrong Reasons (2010) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2009 Guitar Hero: Metallica (Video Game) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Take a Look at the Lawmen (2009) ... (arranger: "Whiskey in the Jar" - uncredited)
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2008 So schaut's aus - G'schichten vom Willi Resetarits (Documentary) (music: "Na so wirst ned oid")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Jailbreak", uncredited)
 2008 The Wire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Late Editions (2008) ... (writer: "Jail Break")
 2007 Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Granary (2007) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2007 The X Factor UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bootcamp 1 (2007) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2007 Gracie (writer: "Jailbreak" - as Phillip Lynott)
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "BAD REPUTATION" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 2006 Thin Lizzy: Outlawed - The Real Phil Lynott (TV Movie documentary) (as Lynott, "Whisley in the Jar") / (writer: "Thunder & Lightning", "The Boys are Back in Town", "Emerald", "Still In Love With You", "Fighting My Way Back", "For Those Who Love to Live", "Ode to a Black Man", "King's Call", "Wild One", "It's Only Money", "Suicide", "Sha la la", "The Rocker", "Shakedown", "Don't Believe a Word", "Chinatown", "Sisters of Mercy", "Night in the Life of a Blues Singer", "Baby Drives Me Crazy" - as Lynott)
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Number One (2006) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2006 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer: "Call The Police", "The Rocker")
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer: "Saga Of The Aging Orphan" - uncredited)
 2005 Things to Do Before You're 30 (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2003 Stuck in the Middle (Video) (writer: "Sarah")
 2002 Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich (TV Movie) (writer: "I'm still in love with you")
 2001 Jackass (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bed Wetter (2001) ... (writer: "Jailbreak" - uncredited)
 2001 Joe Dirt (writer: "Jailbreak")
 2001 A Knight's Tale (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 2000 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Corrs (2000) ... (writer: "Old Town" - as Philip Lynott)
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Jailbreak", "The Boys Are Back in Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 1999 The Debt Collector (writer: "Showdown")
 1998 The Most Outrageous Jeremy Clarkson Video in the World... Ever! (Video documentary) (writer: "Parisienne Walkways (Live)" - as Lynott)
 1997 I'm Alan Partridge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alan Attraction (1997) ... (writer: "Thunder and Lightning" - uncredited)
 1997 Trojan War (writer: "The Boys Are Back In Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
 1997 Oasis: Right Here Right Now (TV Short documentary) (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 1996 The Last of the High Kings (writer: "Jailbreak", "The Boys Are Back In Town", "Dancing in the Moonlight", "The Cowboy Song", "Parisienne Walkways" - as P. Lynott)
 1996 Bordello of Blood (writer: "Jailbreak" - as Philip Lynott)
 1996 Breaking the Waves (writer: "Whiskey in the Jar")
 1995 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.4 (1995) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 1993 In the Name of the Father (writer: "Whiskey in the Jar" - as Lynott)
 1993 Gladiators (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Quarter Final 3 (1993) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Quarter Final 2 (1993) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Heat 8 (1993) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Heat 7 (1993) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
- Heat 6 (1993) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 1990 Navy Seals (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - as Philip Parris Lynott)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 275 episodes, 1976 - 1986) (performer - 255 episodes, 1979 - 1986)
- Episode dated 27 March 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
- Episode dated 20 March 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
- Episode dated 13 March 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
- Episode dated 6 March 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
- Episode dated 27 February 1986 (1986) ... (performer: "Yellow Pearl") / (writer: "Yellow Pearl")
 1985 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.80 (1985) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
 1985 Razzmatazz (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.9 (1985) ... (performer: "Out in the Fields")
 1984 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hot Shoe Show (1984) ... (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town")
 1983 A Pattern of Roses (TV Movie) (writer: "Heart Attack", "Bad Habits")
 1979 The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (1979) ... (writer: "Waiting for an Alibi")
 1977 12 at Noon (writer: "The Boys Are Back in Town" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Thin Lizzy | Philip Parris Lynott

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You can know that the final show is coming up, and prepare yourself for it mentally, but when it finally occurs, it's like a dream. You stand there feeling the love the audience has for you, and you think, 'Is this really going to end?' [Hit Parader magazine in 1984, discussing Thin Lizzy's final concert performance] See more »

Trivia:

Once shared a London flat with documentarist-photographer Chalkie Davies. See more »

Trademark:

Fender Precision Bass Guitar See more »

Nickname:

Whynott Lynott See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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