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David Wakeling was born on February 19, 1956 in Birmingham, England. See full bio »

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Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
RocknRolla Soundtrack
Weird Science Soundtrack


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 2019 Magnum P.I. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blood in the Water (2019) ... (performer: "Be There For You")
 2018 Like Father (writer: "Save It for Later")
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (writer: "Save It for Later")
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (writer: "Save It for Later", "Mirror in the Bathroom")
 2015 Transparent (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cherry Blossoms (2015) ... (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom" - uncredited)
 2012 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Beginnings (2012) ... (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom")
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (writer: "Ranking Full Stop")
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "Save It for Later" - as Dave Wakeling)
 2009 Dead Man Running (writer: "Twist And Crawl" - as Wakeling)
 2009 Funny People (writer: "Save It for Later")
 2009 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Valley Girls (2009) ... (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom" - uncredited)
 2008 RocknRolla (as Wakeling, "Mirror in the Bathroom")
 2007 Mama's Boy (writer: "Hands Off She's Mine")
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom", "I Confess" - as D. Wakeling)
 2005 Sky High (writer: "Save It for Later", "Twist and Crawl")
 2004 50 First Dates (writer: "Hands Off She's Mine" - as Dave Wakeling)
 1999 200 Cigarettes ("Save It for Later")
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom" - as D. Wakeling)
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom", "Doors of Your Heart")
 1996 Kingpin (writer: "Save It For Later" - as Dave Wakeling)
 1995 Clueless ("Tenderness")
 1988 She's Having a Baby (performer: "She's Having a Baby" - as Dave Wakeling) / (writer: "She's Having a Baby" - as Dave Wakeling)
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (writer: "Taking the Day Off")
 1985 Weird Science ("Tenderness")
 1983 A Night in Heaven (writer: "Which Side of the Bed")
 1982 The Beat: Save It for Later (Video short) (writer: "Save It for Later")
 1980 The Beat: Mirror in the Bathroom (Video short) (writer: "Mirror in the Bathroom")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Lead singer for bands The Beat (UK), The English Beat (US), General Public

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Alternate Names:

The Beat

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