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Mark E. Smith (1957–2018)

Lead singer and lyricist of British punk/new wave band The Fall. A former office worker, Smith formed The Fall in 1977, although their commercial peak came in the late '80s and early '90s. They have influenced many bands, most notably Pavement, and are famous for being Radio 1 DJ John Peel's favourite band, for their strong work ethic (21 albums ... See full bio »


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Known For

The Silence of the Lambs
High-Rise Soundtrack
24 Hour Party People
The Preppie Connection


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 2015 The Preppie Connection (writer: "Totally Wired")
 2015 High-Rise (writer: "Industrial Estate")
 2009 Being Human (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ghost Town (2009) ... (writer: "High Tension Line" - uncredited)
 2008 They Came from Manchester: Five Decades of Mancunian Pop (TV Movie) (writer: "Lay of the Land")
 2008 Ideal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Past (2008) ... (writer: "Behind the Counter" - uncredited)
 2007 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tony (2007) ... (writer: "Totally Wired" - uncredited)
 2002 24 Hour Party People (writer: "Rowche Rumble" - as Mark Smith)
 1991 The Silence of the Lambs (writer: "Hip Priest" (1981) - as M.E. Smith)
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[on "Dragnet"] Even though it was the arse-end of punk, it wasn't the done thing for a studio to release something that sounded so willfully alien to everything else. In their minds this meant sabotaging future projects with the likes of fucking Marillion.


He was portrayed by Sam Riley in 24 Hour Party People (2002).

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