Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
'Carny'. After leaving The Band, Robertson became interested in film scoring. He also wrote 'It's In The Way That You Use It' from 'The Color Of Money'.
'Tommy'. 'Quadrophenia', a film version of The Who's second rock opera, was Sting's big screen debut.
'Moonlight and Valentino'.
'Five Corners'. 'Five Corners' is a George Harrison-produced film starring Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, and John Turturro.
'Bob Roberts'. Willis is a singer based out of Austin, TX and is, in my opinion, the best female vocalist to ever draw breath. She is a sister-in-law to Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks.
|In the Alyssa Milano flick 'Embrace Of The Vampire,' the vampire is played by Martin Kemp. What 80's band was Martin in?||Musicians In The Movies
Spandau Ballet. Stills from Milano's nude scenes were plastered all over the internet, which led to lawsuits filed by her and her mother.
'The Minus Man'. Yoakam has appeared in many films, including a fantastic performance in 'Sling Blade.' He made his writing and directing debut in 'South Of Heaven, West Of Hell.'
|The quirky singer songwriter that pops up several times in 'There's Something About Mary' is?||Musicians In The Movies
Jonathan Richman. Richman and his band The Modern Lovers were a very influential band from the 70's. Former Talking Heads keyboardist, Jerry Harrison, was a member.
'The Gingerbread Man'. Director Robert Altman used Lovett in many films in the 90's.
'Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid'. Dylan also did the soundtrack, which contains the song 'Knockin' On Heaven's Door.'
Ozzy . We all knew he wasn't an ordinary mortal.
Meatloaf . He sings "Hot Patootie".
David Bowie. Absolutely hysterical. David Bowie looks fantastic in this movie.
Pearl Jam. Most of them anyway. They played Matt Dillon's band "Citizen Dick". Chris Cornell also makes a cameo.
Harry Connick Jr.. I'm still scared of him.
Ice-T. Not a great movie, but it has a good soundtrack.
|Nothing's changed here for this hillbilly singer who continues to pursue a career on the big screen. Which honky-tonk man traded his guitar for roles in "Sling Blade" (as the abusive boyfriend of a single mother), "Panic Room" (as a violent bus driver/burglar), and "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada" (as a West Texas border town sheriff)?||Musicians in Movies
Dwight Yoakam. Dwight has also tried his hand at directing with the surreal 2000 western "South of Heaven, West of Hell".
|This gold dust woman has had an awful lot of controversy over her personal life and career. Who showed us her celebrity skin in "Feeling Minnesota
(as Rhonda the Waitress), "200 Cigarettes" (as a woman in love with her best friend), and "Trapped" (as ½ of a husband and wife kidnapper team)?||Musicians in Movies
Courtney Love. The oft-troubled Ms. Love's most critically acclaimed role was her Golden Globe nominated portrayal of Althea Leasure, wife of "Hustler" publisher Larry Flynt in 1996's "The People vs. Larry Flynt".
|Never say goodbye to this New Jersey native, who always keeps fans living on a prayer with guitar driven hit songs. What rocker made us keep the faith in the films "U571" (as the Chief Engineer of a U.S. submarine), "Pay It Forward" (as Helen Hunt's abusive ex husband), and "Cry_Wolf" (as a suspicious journalism teacher)?||Musicians in Movies
Jon Bon Jovi. Jon won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song for "Blaze of Glory" from the 1991 western "Young Guns II".
|Do you believe this chanteuse has received an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and three Golden Globes? Which award wining dark lady was more than strong enough in "Silkwood" (as Meryl Streep's frumpy lesbian friend), "The Witches of Eastwick" (as a sculptress with magical abilities), and "Tea with Mussolini"(as an American art collector in fascist Italy)?||Musicians in Movies
Cher. Cher is one of only a handful of musicians who has recieved Oscar recognition for her acting. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for "Silkwood" and received the Best Actress Oscar for her roll in the 1987 romantic comedy "Moonstruck".
|Let's dance with one of the heroes of 70's British glam rock. Who was the man who sold the world in the films "Basquiat" (as pop artist Andy Warhol), "The Last Temptation of Christ" (as Roman governor Pontius Pilate), and "The Prestige" (as inventor Nikola Tesla)?||Musicians in Movies
David Bowie. David seems to have a knack for playing historical people, though he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Jareth, the Goblin King in Jim Henson's 1986 musical fantasy "Labyrinth".
|We will always love this Grammy winner and Kennedy Center Honoree. Which country diva starred in "Rhinestone" (as a country singer out to prove a point), "Steel Magnolias" (as beauty parlor owner Truvy), and "Straight Talk" (as a talk radio host)?||Musicians in Movies
Dolly Parton. In 2006, Dolly received her second Oscar nomination, although neither was for acting. She was nominated for Best Original Song for in 1981 for "9 to 5" from the film of the same name and again in 2006 for "Travelin' Thru" from "Transamerica".
|Promise me you'll remember this crooner who has contributed his silky voice to many memorable movie soundtracks. Which New Orleans native appeared in "Memphis Belle" (as a WWII B-17 Flying Fortress crewman), "Copycat" (as serial killer Daryll Lee Cullum), and "Hope Floats" (as Sandra Bullock's love interest)?||Musicians in Movies
Harry Connick Jr.. This Grammy winning musician also made a mark on the small screen with a recurring role as Grace's boyfriend on "Will and Grace".