Frank Black (I)


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Frank Black was born on April 6, 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV. He has been married to Violet Clark since 2003. They have two children. He was previously married to Jean Black. See full bio »

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Unbreakable Soundtrack
(2000)
Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
(1997)
Southland Tales Soundtrack
(2006)

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 2019 The Righteous Gemstones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Now the Sons of Eli Were Worthless Men (2019) ... (writer: "Mr. Grieves")
 2019 City on a Hill (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Deaf Sage of Pompeii (2019) ... (writer: "There Goes My Gun")
- From Injustice Came the Way to Describe Justice (2019) ... (writer: "Stormy Weather")
- The Wickedness of the Wicked Shall Be Upon Himself (2019) ... (writer: "Dig for Fire")
- What They Saw in Southie High (2019) ... (writer: "Dead")
 2019 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (writer: "WAVE OF MUTILATION" - as Black Francis)
 2019 Happy! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Five Chicken Fingers and a Gun (2019) ... (writer: "There Goes My Gun")
 2017-2019 Sam (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Bettina (2019) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind" - as Charles Thomson)
- Adam (2019) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind" - as Charles Thomson)
- Nadia (2019) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind" - as Charles Thomson)
- Victor (2019) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind" - as Charles Thomson)
- Charlotte (2019) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind" - as Charles Thomson)
 2018 Mid90s (writer: "Wave of Mutilation (U.K. Surf)" - as Charles Thompson)
 2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me? (writer: "There Goes My Gun" - as Charles Thompson)
 2018/I Tag (writer: "Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf)" - as Charles Thompson)
 2018 Back to the Land with Kate Humble (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shropshire & Herefordshire (2018) ... (writer: "Andro Queen" - uncredited)
 2018 A.P. Bio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Selling Out (2018) ... (writer: "U-Mass")
 2018 Assassination Nation (writer: "Wave of Mutilation" - as Charles Thompson)
 2017 Hoy nos toca (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 December 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man")
 2017 Mr. Mercedes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Jibber-Jibber Chicken Dinner (2017) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man")
- Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream (2017) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man")
- Gods Who Fall (2017) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man")
 2017 The Tick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Where's My Mind (2017) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - uncredited)
 2017 Animal Kingdom (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Custody (2017) ... (lyrics: "Um Chagga Lagga" - uncredited)
 2017 Murdered for Being Different (TV Movie) (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2017 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Patton Oswalt/Freddie Highmore/Pixies (2017) ... (writer: "Bel Esprit")
 2017 Imposters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ladies and Gentlemen, the Doctor Is In (2017) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind")
 2017 Beyond (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hour of the Wolf (2017) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2016/I Gold (writer: "Hey" - as Charles Thompson)
 2016 Black Mirror (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- San Junipero (2016) ... (writer: "Something Against You")
 2016 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- NIM (2016) ... (writer: "Velouria" - uncredited)
 2016 The Edge of Seventeen (writer: "Snakes" - as Charles Thompson)
 2016 Artysci (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Shannon vs. Rachel Bloom (2016) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man")
 2016 Hidden Ground (Short) (writer: "Where Is My Mind")
 2012-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Party (2016) ... (writer: "Wave of Mutilation" - uncredited)
- Battle of the Proxies (2012) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - uncredited)
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Punch (2016) ... (writer: "Debaser" - uncredited)
 2015 Daddy's Home (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Charles Thompson)
 2015 The Leftovers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- I Live Here Now (2015) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - uncredited)
- Off Ramp (2015) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - uncredited)
 2015 This Is England '90 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Winter (2015) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - uncredited)
 2015 Mr. Robot (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- eps1.8_m1rr0r1ng.qt (2015) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2015 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Voodoo (2015) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind" - uncredited)
 2015/I Knock Knock (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - as Charles Thompson)
 2014 New You Hair & Beauty (Short) (writer: "Caribou")
 2014 Forza Horizon 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Debaser" - as Charles Thompson)
 2014/II Ven a jugar (Short) (performer: "(I Want To Live On An) Abstract Plane") / (writer: "(I Want To Live On An) Abstract Plane")
 2014 Welcome to Me (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - as Charles Thompson)
 2014 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (2014) ... (writer: "Tame" - uncredited)
 2013 Covert Affairs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dead (2013) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2013 Dom Hemingway (as Thompson, "Debaser")
 2013 Horns (writer: "Where is My Mind" - as Charles Thompson)
 2013 Galore (writer: "Gigantic" - as Thompson)
 2013 (My) Immortal: The Web Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Enoby Darkness Way (2013) ... (writer: "Debaser")
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hardly Kirk-ing (2013) ... (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV)
 2013 So Much Water (writer: "Stormy Weather" - as Charles Thompson)
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "All My Ghosts") / (writer: "All My Ghosts")
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Debaser" - as Charles Thompson)
 2012 The Neighbors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Things Just Got Real (2012) ... ("Where Is My Mind?", uncredited) / (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2012 Longmire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- An Incredibly Beautiful Thing (2012) ... (writer: "Silver" - uncredited)
 2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (performer: "In The Time Of My Ruin")
 2012 Training for the Apocalypse (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Where is my Mind")
 2012 Detention of the Dead (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - as Francis Black)
 2012 3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Charles Thompson)
 2012 A.C.A.B. (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - as C. Thompson)
 2006-2011 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Disaster Averted (2011) ... (writer: "Hey")
- Cupcake (2006) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2011 Lena (writer: "Here comes your man" - as Charles Thompson)
 2011 Warehouse 13 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Hate the Player (2011) ... (writer: "Where is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2011 Sucker Punch (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - as Charles Thompson)
 2011 The Salt of Life (lyrics: "Here Comes Your Man") / (music: "Here Comes Your Man")
 2011 I Melt with You (writer: "Debaser", "Caribou" - as Charles Thompson)
 2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story (writer: "Where Is My Mind?")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 Results (2010) ... (writer: "Hey")
 2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (performer: "I Heard Ramona Sing") / (writer: "I Heard Ramona Sing")
 2010 Skate 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Debaser")
 2009 Mr. Nobody (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - as Thompson)
 2009 Ghost Bird (Documentary) (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - as Black Francis)
 2009 Observe and Report (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - as Charles Thompson)
 2009 500 Days of Summer (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Charles Thompson)
 2004-2008 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- True Calling (2008) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind")
- The Sleepover (2004) ... (writer: "Wave of Mutilation")
 2008 Zack and Miri Make a Porno (writer: "Hey" - as Black Francis)
 2008 Mid-August Lunch (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Black Francis)
 2008 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- There's No Place Like Home: Part 2 (2008) ... (writer: "Gouge Away")
 2008 Waiting for Hockney (Documentary) (performer: " (I Want To Live On An) Abstract Plain")
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall (performer: "You Can't Break a Heart and Have It" - as Black Francis)
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Wave of Mutilation")
 2005-2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Sex, Birth, Death (2006) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind")
- Extreme Aggressor (2005) ... (writer: "Rock Music")
 2006 Accepted (writer: "U-Mass" - as Black Francis)
 2006 Southland Tales (writer: "Wave of Mutilation" (UK Surf) - as Black Francis)
 2006 loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies (Documentary) (performer: "Golden Shore") / (writer: "Where is My Mind", "Hey", "Here Comes Your Man", "U-Mass", "Caribou", "Gouge Away", "Nimrod's Son", "Wave of Mutilation", "Something Against You", "Bone Machine", "Cactus", "Vamos", "Monkey Gone to Heaven", "Don't Clip Your Wings", "Golden Shore")
 2006 Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi (Documentary) (writer: "Tame" - as Thompson Charles Michael Kittr)
 2006 Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (writer: "Velvety")
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - as Black Francis)
 2005 Tony Hawk's American Wasteland (Video Game) ("Los Angeles") / (performer: "Los Angeles") / (writer: "Los Angeles")
 2005 Veronica Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Driver Ed (2005) ... (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - uncredited)
 2005 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Black Francis)
 2005 NCAA Football 2006 (Video Game) (writer: "Debaser" - as Charles Thompson)
 2005 The Call (Short) (writer: "Ed Is Dead")
 2005 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blaze of Glory (2005) ... (writer: "Debaser" - as Black Francis, uncredited)
 2004/I Overtime (Short) (performer: "85 Weeks") / (writer: "85 Weeks")
 2003 Stuck on You (writer: "Here Comes Your Man", "La La Loves You" - as Black Francis)
 2003 Janis and John (writer: "Where is my mind")
 2003 Gaz Bar Blues (writer: "Where Is My Mind?" - as Black Francis)
 2003 The United States of Leland (performer: "Manitoba") / (writer: "Gigantic", "River Euphrates", "Hang Wire" - as Black Francis) / (writer: "Manitoba")
 2002 The Powerpuff Girls Movie (performer: "Pray For The Girls") / (writer: "Pray For The Girls")
 2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lorelai's Graduation Day (2002) ... (writer: "Monkey Gone To Heaven" - uncredited)
 2002 XX/XY (writer: "Something Against You" - as Black Francis)
 2001 Pixies: Gouge (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Gouge Away", "Caribou", "I've Been Tired", "The Holiday Song", "Bone Machine", "Levitate Me", "Vamos", "Hey", "Gigantic", "Something Against You", "Where Is My Mind?")
 2001 On the Edge (writer: "Is She Weird?" - as Charles Thompson)
 2001 Jackass (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Slip & Slide (2001) ... (writer: "Broken Face" - uncredited)
 2001 Say It Isn't So (writer: "Here Comes Your Man" - as Black Francis)
 2001 Haiku Tunnel (writer: "Debaser" - as Black Francis)
 2000 Unbreakable (writer: "I've Been Tired" (1987) - as Black Francis)
 1999 Fight Club (writer: "Where Is My Mind")
 1998 The Powerpuff Girls (TV Series short) (performer: "Pray for the Girls")
 1998 The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (writer: "Where is My Mind")
 1997 Buttoners (performer: "You Ain't Me")
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Monkey Gone to Heaven" - as Black Francis)
 1996 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The High Andes to Patagonia (1996) ... (writer: "Isla De Encanta" - as Black Francis)
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (writer - 2 episodes, 1993 - 1994)
- The Final Judgement of Beavis (1994) ... (performer: "Los Angeles") / (writer: "Los Angeles")
- Incognito (1993) ... (performer: "Los Angeles") / (writer: "Los Angeles")
 1992 Singles (writer: "Dig for Fire" - as Black Francis)
 1992 Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (writer: "Where is My Mind", "La La Love You")
 1990 Pump Up the Volume (writer: "Wave of Mutilation (U.K. Surf)")
 1990 A Matter of Degrees (writer: "Where Is My Mind" - as Black Francis)
 1989 Pixies: Debaser (Video short) (writer: "Debaser" - as Black Francis)
 1988 Married to the Mob (writer: "Isla De Encanta" - as Black Francis)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Fast Man Raider Man", 2006 (Back Porch) See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook - Pixies | Pixies

Alternate Names:

Black Francis | Pixies | Charles 'Black Francis' Thompson | Charles Thompson

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think that morality is not God-given or even acquired through religion, it's natural, innate and, to be honest, pretty damn obvious. It's obvious you shouldn't steal, kill or be cruel. See more »

Trivia:

Developed his trademark singing style after a friend told him to scream The Beatles' "Oh Darling" "like you hate that b****!" See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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