Serj Tankian

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Serj Tankian was born on August 21, 1967 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is a composer and actor, known for Hardcore Henry (2015), Body of Lies (2008) and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). He has been married to Angela Madatyan since June 10, 2012. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Hardcore Henry Music Department
Body of Lies Soundtrack
Bug Music Department


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 2021 Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer (TV Mini Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Murder on 42nd St. (2021) ... (music by)
- End of an Era (2021) ... (music by)
- The Perfect Hunting Ground (2021) ... (music by)
 2021 Tina Guo: Moonhearts in Space Serj Tankian (Music Video short)
 2021 Serj Tankian - Rumi (Video short)
 2021 Truth to Power (Documentary)
 2020 System of A Down: Protect the Land (Music Video)
 2019 The Longest Wave (Documentary) (original score)
 2019 I Am Not Alone (Documentary)
 2018 Art in Motion (Short)
 2018 Spitak
 2017 Furious
 2015 Wake Up the Souls (Documentary)
 2015 1915
 2015 Midnight Star (Video Game)
 2008 Serj Tankian: Honking Antelope (Video short)
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Other Works:

(2010 to 2011 season) He was collaborator for Aeschylus' play, "Prometheus Bound," in the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Gavin Creel and Lea Delaria in the cast. Diane Paulus was artistic director and director.

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Alternate Names:

System of a Down


5' 10½" (1.79 m)


Angela Madatyan  (1 child)

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Personal Quote:

I have a more direct avenue to expression as an artist than I ever would as a politician. See more »


Serj owns his own record label which is called 'Serjical Strike Records'. See more »


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