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Geoff Downes was born on August 25, 1952 in Stockport, England as Geoffrey Downes. See full bio »

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Known For

(2005)
The Wedding Singer Soundtrack
(1998)
The Matador Soundtrack
(2005)
Empire Records Soundtrack
(1995)

Filmography

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 2018 Patrick Melrose (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad News (2018) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2018 Golic and Wingo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.29 (2018) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2017 SPF-18 (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2017 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles (2017) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star", "I Love You (Miss Robot)", "Living in the Plastic Age", "Clean, Clean", "Elstree", "Into the Lens", "I Am a Camera", "Heat of the Moment")
 2017 Asia: Symfonia - Live in Bulgaria 2013 (Video) (writer: "Sole Survivor", "Time Again", "Face On The Bridge", "My Own Time (I'll Do What I Want)", "Holy War", "An Extraordinary Life", "Open Your Eyes", "Only Time Will Tell", "Don't Cry", "Heroine", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Wildest Dreams", "Heat Of The Moment")
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2014 Asia: High Voltage Live (Video) (writer: "Only Time Will Tell", "Wildest Dreams", "An Extraordinary Life", "Time Again", "I Believe", "Sole Survivor", "Heat Of The Moment")
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.8420 (2014) ... (performer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited) / (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2014 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- La alegría de vivir (2014) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2014 Els matins a TV3 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.151 (2014) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2014 The Making of Gravitas (Video short) (writer: "Valkyrie")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star')
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lift Off (2013) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2012 Resonance: The Omega Tour 2010 (Video) (performer: "Don't Cry") / (writer: "I Believe", "Only Time Will Tell", "Holy War", "Never Again", "Don't Cry", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Open Your Eyes", "Finger On The Trigger", "Time Again", "An Extraordinary Life", "End Of The World", "The Heat Goes On", "Sole Survivor", "Go", "Heat Of The Moment")
 2012 Asia XXX Live (TV Movie) (performer: "I Know How You Feel", "Don't Cry") / (writer: "Only Time Will Tell", "Wildest Dreams", "Face on the Bridge", "Time Again", "Tomorrow the World", "I Know How You Feel", "Don't Cry", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Cutting It Fine", "Holy War", "An Extraordinary Life", "Open Your Eyes", "Sole Survivor", "Heat of the Moment")
 2012 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thirty Years of Epcot Part One: Concept and Opening (2012) ... (writer: "Heat of the Moment")
 2012 Asia: The Making of XXX (Video short) (writer: "Face On The Bridge", "Faithful")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Televisió i publicitat (2012) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (writer: "Check It Out" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2011 Yes: In the Present - Live from Lyon (Video documentary) (writer: "Machine Messiah")
 2011 Take This Waltz (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.192 (2011) ... (music: "Jersey Shore Killed the Video Star" - uncredited)
 2011 Yes: The Making of 'Fly from Here' (Video short) (writer: "We Can Fly", "Sad Night At The Airfield", "Madman At The Screens", "Life On A Film Set")
 2011 Take Me Home Tonight (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2011 Deurim hai (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2010 Asia: Spirit of the Night (Video) (writer: "Only Time Will Tell", "Time Again", "An Extraordinary Life", "My Own Time (I'll Do What I Want)", "Open Your Eyes", "Never Again", "The Heat Goes On", "Sole Survivor", "Don't Cry", "Heat Of The Moment")
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bruce Willis/will.i.am/Nicki Minaj (2010) ... (writer: "Check It Out")
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 80's Good, Bad & Ugly (2010) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2010 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Splendid Source (2010) ... (writer: "Only Time Will Tell" - uncredited)
 2009 John Wetton and Geoffrey Downes: Icon - Urban Psalm (Video) (writer: "Countdown To Zero", "Go", "I've Come To Take You Home", "Elstree", "Voice Of America", "The Die Is Cast", "To Catch A Thief", "Paradox/ Let Me Go", "Raven", "True Colours", "Heat Of The Moment" (Acoustic), "Rubicon", "In The End", "Rock And Roll Dream")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #13.233 (2009) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2009 Cyprien (writer: "The Living in the Plastic Age")
 2008 Chikara Young Lions Cup VI: Night III (Video) (writer: "Heat of the Moment" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2008 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mystery Spot (2008) ... (writer: "Heat of the Moment")
 2008 CIRCA: Live (Video) (writer: "Tempus Fugit")
 2007 Asia: Fantasia - Live in Tokyo (Video documentary) (writer: "Time Again", "Wildest Drams", "Without You", "Cutting It Fine", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (acoustic)", "Don't Cry (acoustic)", "Video Killed The Radio Star", "The Heat Goes On", "Only Time Will Tell", "Sole Survivor", "Heat Of The Moment")
 2007 Classic Artists: Yes (Video documentary) (writer: "Tempus Fugit", "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (2007) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2006-2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Shuffle, Ball Change (2007) ... (writer: "Heat of The Moment")
- The River (2006) ... (writer: "Only Time Will Tell")
 2006 John Wetton and Geoffrey Downes: Icon - Acoustic TV Broadcast (TV Movie) (writer: "Voice Of America", "Paradox/ Let Me Go", "Only Time Will Tell", "God Walks With Us", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Heat Of The Moment", "Don't Cry", "Sole Survivor", "Meet Me At Midnight", "Open Your Eyes", "I Lay Down", "In The End")
 2005 L'anniversaire (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as G. Downes)
 2005 The Business (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (writer: "Heat of the Moment" (1982) - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2005 The Matador (writer: "Heat of the Moment" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 2003 Stuck in the Middle (Video) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star" - uncredited)
 2001 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kenny Dies (2001) ... (writer: "Heat Of The Moment")
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star")
 2001 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Merchants of Cool (2001) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2001 100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 2000 Down to You (writer: "Heat Of The Moment" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 1998 Rock Family Trees (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Prog Rock Years (1998) ... (writer: "Video Killed The Radio Star", "Heat Of The Moment")
 1998 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The New Kid (1998) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 1993-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) ... (writer: "Heat of the Moment" - uncredited)
- Warrior of the Lost World (1993) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - uncredited)
 1995 Empire Records (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star" - as Geoffrey Downes)
 1994 Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe: An Evening of Yes Music Plus (Video) (writer: "Brother Of Mine")
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7. (lyrics: "Lay Down Your Arms") / (music: "Lay Down Your Arms")
 1992 Hasta luego cocodrilo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El vídeo mató a la estrella de la radio (1992) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1991 Asia: Live in Moscow (Video documentary) (performer: "Book Of Saturday") / (writer: "Only Time Will Tell", "Sole Survivor", "Cutting It Fine", "Kari-Anne", "The Heat Goes On", "Go", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Open Your Eyes", "Heat Of The Moment")
 1991 YesYears (Video) (writer: "Tempus Fugit", "Into The Lens")
 1991 Yes: Greatest Video Hits (Video) (writer: "Tempus Fugit", "Into The Lens")
 1989 In the Big Dream (Video short) (writer: "Brother Of Mine")
 1983 Asia: Don't Cry (Video short) (writer: "Don't Cry")
 1983 Asia in Asia (Video documentary) (arranger: "Keyboard Solo") / (performer: "Keyboard Solo") / (writer: "The Heat Goes On", "Here Comes The Feeling", "Eye To Eye", "Only Time Will Tell", "Open Your Eyes", "Keyboard Solo", "The Smile Has Left Your Eyes", "Wildest Dreams", "Heat Of The Moment", "Sole Survivor")
 1982 Future War 198X (writer: "Wildest Dreams", "Only Time Will Tell", "Sole Survivor" - uncredited)
 1982 Asia: Heat of the Moment (Video short) (writer: "Heat of the Moment")
 1979-1980 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 February 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "The Plastic Age")
- Episode dated 7 February 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "The Plastic Age")
- Episode dated 24 January 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "The Plastic Age")
- Episode dated 25 December 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
- Episode dated 18 October 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1979 The Buggles: Video Killed the Radio Star (Video short) (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
 1979 Multi-Coloured Swap Shop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 September 1979 (1979) ... (writer: "Video Killed the Radio Star")
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Asia | The Buggles | Geoffrey Downes

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

In 1980, both he and Trevor Horn became members of the progressive rock band Yes. With the group, they only released the album 'Drama'. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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