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Gary Wright (III)


Gary Wright was born in Creskill, New Jersey on April 26, 1943. He began his career in show business debuting on the Captain Video show in New York at the age of seven. He also made a living appearing in radio and television commercials before appearing in the play Fanny. It was also at this time that he began taking piano and organ lessons, this ... See full bio »
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Known For

Safe House
Safe House Soundtrack
(2012)
Cobra
Cobra Soundtrack
(1986)
Wayne's World
Wayne's World Soundtrack
(1992)
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Our Guests at Heartland
(1978)

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 2017/II Pierce (Short) (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- Jerry Seinfeld/Robert Irwin (2017) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
- Nicole Kidman/Michael Shannon/Miranda Lambert (2016) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
- Sigourney Weaver/Andy Cohen/Ella Henderson (2015) ... (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
  Ozark (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- The Toll (2017) ... (performer: "Love is Alive") / (writer: "Love is Alive")
 2017 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sex, Drugs and DEA Investigations (2017) ... (writer: "It's All About A Roundabout" - uncredited)
  Scream Queens (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Lovin the D (2016) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
 2016 Ice Age: Collision Course (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 2: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "No Church in the Wild")
 2013 The Great Gatsby (writer: "No Church In The Wild")
  The Neighbors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Dream Weavers (2013) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
 2012 Jay-Z & Kanye West Feat. Frank Ocean: No Church in the Wild (Video short) (writer: "No Church in the Wild")
 2012 Katy Perry Live Lounge Special (TV Special) (writer: "Niggas in Paris" (as "Ninjas in Paris"))
 2012 Safe House (writer: "No Church in the Wild")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.203 (2011) ... (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
 2010/I Grown Ups (performer: "Love Is Alive") / (writer: "Love Is Alive")
 2010 Toy Story 3 (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
  Glee (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Dream On (2010) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
  Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Bimbos in Time #1 (2009) ... (performer: "Dreamweaver") / (writer: "Dreamweaver")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Magic Hour (2008) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
 2008 American Swing (Documentary) (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
  Swingtown (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Pilot (2008) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dream Weaver" - uncredited)
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Dawn Budge II (2007) ... (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 2003 Daddy Day Care (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 2002 Mr. Deeds (performer: "Love Is Alive") / (writer: "Love Is Alive")
 2001 Island Prey (performer: "Someone Like You") / (writer: "Someone Like You")
 2001 One Night at McCool's (writer: "Love is Alive" (1975))
 2000 Coyote Ugly (writer: "Love Is Alive")
 2000 The Convent (writer: "Dreamweaver")
 1999 Trick (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers (Video documentary) (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 1993 Wayne's World 2 (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 1992 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Human Duplicators (1992) ... (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 1992 Wayne's World (performer: "Dream Weaver") / (producer: "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Dream Weaver")
 1991 Voices That Care (TV Short documentary) (performer: "Voices That Care")
 1988 Spellbinder (lyrics: "Blind Alley") / (music: "Blind Alley") / (performer: "Blind Alley")
 1987 North Shore (performer: "Am I the One") / (writer: "Am I the One")
 1986 Instant Justice ("SHAKE ME UP")
 1986 The Men's Club (lyrics: "Shake Me Up") / (music: "Shake Me Up")
 1986 Cobra (performer: "Hold on to Your Vision")
 1986 Feuer und Eis (performer: "Back To The Magic", "Ski Dancing", "Sailing", "The Way I Feel", "Dream Weaver") / (writer: "Back To The Magic", "Ski Dancing", "The Way I Feel", "Dream Weaver")
 1984 Heavenly Bodies (performer: "Breakthrough") / (producer: "Breakthrough") / (writer: "Breakthrough")
 1983 Staying Alive (arranger: "Devils And Seducers") / (performer: "Devils And Seducers") / (producer: "Devils And Seducers") / (writer: "Devils And Seducers")
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
 1976 A Special Olivia Newton-John (TV Special) (writer: "Love Is Alive" - uncredited)
 1974 Breakdown (writer: "Stand for Our Rights" - uncredited)
 1974 Son of Dracula ("Without You", uncredited)
 1973 Go Ask Alice (TV Movie) (performer: "The Wrong Time") / (writer: "The Wrong Time")
Show Show Composer (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Who Am I?" (Cypress).


Alternate Names:

Spooky Tooth
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Made the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts twice in 1976: first with "Dream Weaver", which went gold and stayed at #2 for three weeks; then with "Love Is Alive", which also peaked at #2, this time for two weeks. See more »

Nickname:

Harold Sites

Star Sign:

Taurus

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