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Robbie van Leeuwen

Dutch singer, guitarist and songwriter Robbie van Leeuwen was born on October 29, 1944. In 1967 he formed the rock group Shocking Blue; he had previously been a member of the well-known Dutch rock band The Motions. Shocking Blue scored a massive international smash with "Venus" in 1970, which was written by van Leeuwen and boasts an infectiously ... See full bio »

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Hot Tub Time Machine
(2010)
Remember the Titans
Remember the Titans Soundtrack
(2000)
Entourage
Entourage Soundtrack
(2015)

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 2018 Drag Race Thailand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final Runway (2018) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2018 SuomiLOVE (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2018) ... (writer: "Kirjoita postikorttiin (Send me a postcard darling)")
 2017 Breakfast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 April 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2017 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 April 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Debbie McGee (2016) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
- Diana Moran (2016) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week One: Show One (2016) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2016 Sing (writer: "Venus" - as Robert van Leeuwen)
 2015 Stonewall (writer: "Venus" - as Robbie Van Leeuwen)
 2015 20 Moments That Rocked Pop (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2015 Entourage (writer: "Love Buzz" - as Robert van Leeuwen)
 2015 Cobain: Montage of Heck (Documentary) (writer: "Love Buzz")
 2014 Walking on Sunshine (writer: "Venus")
 2014 Avis de mistral (writer: "Venus" - as Robert van Leeuwen)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
 2013 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (2013) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2013 Morrissey: 25 Live (Video) (writer: "Mighty Joe")
 2013 The Dumping Ground (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Seriously Funny (2013) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2012 Sarah G Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2012 Too Young to Die (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kurt Cobain - Eine Überdosis Ruhm (2012) ... (writer: "Love Buzz")
 2012 Burning Man: Metropolis (Documentary) (writer: "Love Buzz")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Venus")
 2011 Foster (writer: "Venus" - as Van Leeuwen)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.7 (2010) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 June 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2010 Hot Tub Time Machine (writer: "Venus")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.42 (2009) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2009 Yhteinen sävel (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alla venäläisen kuun (2009) ... (writer: "Kirjoita postikorttiin (Send me a postcard darling)")
 2009 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Moon Over Isla Island (2009) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coffee, Tea, or Annie (2009) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2009 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2009) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2008 MTV Russia Music Awards 2008 (TV Special) (music: "Ya ustal" - as R. van Liven)
 2008 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.11 (2008) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2008 Saving Grace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Little Hometown Love (2008) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 2008 Otis (writer: "Venus" - as Robert van Leeuwen)
 2008 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ki Tisa (2008) ... (writer: "Love Buzz")
 2008 Over Her Dead Body (writer: "Venus" - as Robert H J Van Leeuwen)
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2007 The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Love Buzz" - uncredited)
 2007 Razzle Dazzle: A Journey Into Dance (writer: "Venus" - as Robert van Leeuwen)
 2006 Starter for 10 (writer: "Venus" - as Robert Leeuwen)
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 35 #4 (2005) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2004 Hrvatski Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.19 (2004) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2003 American Wedding (writer: "Venus" - as Robert Van Leeuwen)
 2003 A la vuelta de la esquina (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- A la vuelta de la esquina (2003) ... (writer: "Venus" - as Rob van Leeuwen)
 2003 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A las puertas del Edén (2003) ... (writer: "Venus")
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (writer: "Love Buzz" - as R. Van Leeuwen)
 2000 Remember the Titans (writer: "Venus" - as R. van Leeuwen)
 2000 There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (writer: "Venus" - as Robert Van Leeuwen)
 2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2000) ... (writer: "Venus")
 1999 Forever Fabulous (producer: "Venus") / (writer: "Venus")
 1999 Outside Providence (writer: "Venus" - as Rob van Leeuwen)
 1998 Linnunradan pianobaari (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 November 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Kirjoita postikorttiin (Send me a postcard darling)")
 1994-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Tohu-Nacht Revue 1990-1997 (1997) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
- 20: Ende (1994) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
- Episode #4.1 (1994) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 1997 True Love and Chaos (writer: "Venus")
 1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (writer: "Venus")
 1996 Alles nur Tarnung (writer: "Venus" (Original Remix Version) - as R. van Leeuwen)
 1995 Grumpier Old Men (writer: "Venus")
 1995 Mad Love (writer: "Love Buzz")
 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie ("Venus")
 1994 Monte Video (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Skandinavische Wochen (1994) ... (writer: "Venus")
 1994 Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! (Video documentary) (writer: "Love Buzz")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beavis and Butt-head Meet God (1993) ... (writer: "Venus" - as Robby VanLeeuwen)
 1989 Leedvermaak (writer: "Venus")
 1989 Midnight (producer: "Venus") / (writer: "Venus")
 1988 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- But Seriously Folks (1988) ... (writer: "Venus")
 1986 Silver Spoons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rick Moves Out (1986) ... (writer: "Venus" - uncredited)
 1986 Top 50 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 October 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Venus")
 1986 Bananarama: Venus (Video short) (writer: "Venus")
 1979 Série noire (writer: "Venus")
 1970 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.5 (1970) ... (writer: "Venus")
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Songwriter: Wrote "Venus", a hit for Shocking Blue.

Alternate Names:

Shocking Blue
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[on Shocking Blue] We wrote a lot of our own stuff and the radio DJs preferred us to do original songs, but we had so many albums to do [that] the band had to fill in with a few covers. It was quite exhausting writing all the lyrics and songs myself. See more »

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