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John Doe

1954-02-25 Decatur, Illinois, USA

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Biografia

John Doe (born John Nommensen Duchac on February 25, 1954 in Decatur, Illinois) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, poet and bass player. Doe founded the much-praised L.A. punk band X, of which he is still an active member. His musical compositions and performances span the rock, country and folk music genres. As an actor, he has dozens of television appearances and several movies to his credit, including the role of Jeff Parker in the television series Roswell. In addition to X, Doe performs with the country-folk-punk band The Knitters and has released records as a solo artist. In the early 1980s, he performed on two albums by The Flesh Eaters. In the 1989 biopic Great Balls of Fire!, Doe played Jerry Lee Lewis's cousin-turned-father-in-law J. W. Brown. Doe starred in the 1992 film Roadside Prophets and in the 1998 short Lone Greasers. Other movie acting credits include Road House, Vanishing Point, Salvador, Boogie Nights, The Specials, The Good Girl, Gypsy 83 and Pure Country. As a musician with X, he has two feature-length concert films, several music videos, and an extended performance-and-interview sequence in The Decline of Western Civilization, Penelope Spheeris's seminal documentary about the early-1980s L.A. punk scene. Along with co-writer Exene Cervenka, Doe composed most of the songs recorded by X. Wild Gift, an album from that band's heyday, was named "Record of the Year" by Rolling Stone, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times. With Dave Alvin, he co-wrote two of the songs on the Blasters' 1984 album Hard Line, "Just Another Sunday" and "Little Honey". In the 1992 movie The Bodyguard (starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston), it was Doe's version of "I Will Always Love You" that plays on the jukebox when Costner and Houston's characters are dancing. It was released on audio cassette by Warner Bros. in September 1992, but is difficult to obtain (though bootleg copies can be downloaded from the Internet). No version is believed to have been released on CD. "The Meanest Man in the World" by Doe was featured in Season 4 of the television series Friday Night Lights and included on the second soundtrack album. John Doe released an album with Canadian indie rock band The Sadies called Country Club on April 14, 2009. The album features covers of country classics along with original songs. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Doe (musician), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Películas

Quantum Cowboys John the Gunslinger/John the Bartender/John the Businessman 2023-10-14
The Mojo Manifesto: The Life and Times of Mojo Nixon Self 2022-03-16
D.O.A. Frank Bigelow 2022-11-11
Time Warp Vol. 1: Midnight Madness Self 2020-04-21
My Little One Matt 2019-02-27
All Creatures Here Below Uncle Doug 2019-05-17
You Can Color Outside the Lines... The Big Boys 2018-04-13
You're Gonna Miss Me Jake Fillmore 2017-06-06
Electric Slide Detective Bill Holiday 2014-04-22
Zombex Seamus O'Connor 2013-10-26
Pleased to Meet Me Pete Jones 2013-10-10
Ring of Fire A.P. Carter 2013-05-27
Move Me Brightly - Celebrating Jerry Garcia's 70th Birthday Self 2013-10-29
Song 1 Man 2012-03-22
Hated Sam 2012-09-09
Absent Father Tony 2008-01-12
Ten Inch Hero Trucker 2007-04-25
Ghost on the Highway: A Portrait of Jeffrey Lee Pierce and The Gun Club Interviewee, X 2006-06-29
Live Freaky! Die Freaky! Tex (voice) 2006-01-31
Celebrity Mix Self (archive footage) 2005-01-17
X: Live in Los Angeles Himself 2005-05-10
Lucky 13 Mr. Baker 2005-01-02
Torque Sheriff Barnes 2004-01-16
Return to Sin City: A Tribute to Gram Parsons Self (vocals, acoustic guitar) 2004-11-15
Wuthering Heights Earnshaw 2003-09-14
Mayor of the Sunset Strip Self 2003-06-17
The Good Girl Mr. Worther 2002-01-12
Media Whore Himself 2002-04-20
25 Years of Punk Self 2001-04-19
Gypsy 83 Ray Vale 2001-10-18
The Red Right Hand Jake Stabler 2001-01-01
The Specials Eight 2000-09-22
Forces of Nature Carl 1999-03-12
Brokedown Palace Bill Marano 1999-08-13
Sugar Town Carl 1999-09-17
The Rage: Carrie 2 Boyd Wallace 1999-03-12
Drowning on Dry Land Les 1999-10-01
Black Cat Run Martin James 1998-09-18
The Pass Bus Station Clerk 1998-05-07
Black Circle Boys Bonfiglio 1997-01-16
Touch Elwin Worrel 1997-02-14
The Last Time I Committed Suicide Lewis 1997-06-20
The Price of Kissing Mouse 1997-04-01
Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story Joe Maphis 1997-09-28
Boogie Nights Amber's Husband 1997-10-07
Scorpion Spring Deputy 1996-10-10
The History of Rock 'n' Roll Self 1995-03-06
Georgia Bobby 1995-05-19
Shake, Rattle and Rock! Lucky 1994-08-26
Roadside Prophets Joe Mosley 1992-03-27
Pure Country Earl Blackstock 1992-10-23
Liquid Dreams Cab Driver 1991-10-01
A Matter of Degrees Peter Downs 1991-09-13
Without You I'm Nothing John Doe 1990-05-11
Road House Pat McGurn 1989-05-19
Great Balls of Fire! J.W. Brown 1989-06-30
Slam Dance Det. John Gilbert 1987-10-02
Border Radio Dean 1987-11-01
X: The Unheard Music 1986-03-01
Smithereens Door Guy (uncredited) 1982-09-11
The Decline of Western Civilization Self 1981-07-01