Kurt Cobain (1967–1994)

Soundtrack | Writer | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Moulin Rouge! (2001) | The Big Short (2015) | Jerry Maguire (1996)
AKA 
Kurdt Kobain | Nirvana
BORN 
Feb 20, 1967 (died Apr 5, 1994)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (39 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Big ShortThe Big Short Writer ("Lithium")  Less 2015 $28MM $70MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for PanPan Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2015 $150MM $35MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for Leo Moracchioli: Smells Like Teen SpiritLeo Moracchioli: Smells Like Teen Spirit (Short) Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The GallowsThe Gallows Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2015 $100K $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for QQ (Short) Writer ("Paper Cuts")  Less 2015 €1K
  • Primary photo for Cobain: Montage of HeckCobain: Montage of Heck Himself (archive footage), Music By, Performer ("Floyd the Barber (Live)", "Breed", "Been a Son", "Sappy", "Opinions", "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle"), Writer ("Territorial Pissings", "All Apologies", "Something in the Way", "Scentless Apprentice", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "School", "Mr. Moustache", "Hairspray Queen", "Dive (Evergreen Demo)", "About a Girl", "Lithium", "Floyd the Barber (Live)", "Breed", "Been a Son", "Endless, Nameless (Live)", "Polly", "Blew", "Heart-Shaped Box", "Lithium (Alt. Take)", "Breed (Live)", "Drain You (Live)", "On a Plain", "Come as You Are", "Come as You Are (Live)", "Aneurysm (BBC Mark Goodier Session)", "I Hate Myself and I Want to Die", "Sappy", "Tourette's (Instrumental Demo)", "Come on Death", "Territorial Pissings (Live)", "Rape Me", "Opinions", "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle", "Serve the Servants", "Serve the Servants (Live)", "Lake of Fire", "All Apologies (Live from MTV Unplugged)")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for ZombieCollegeZombieCollege (Short) Writer ("Aero Zeppelin")  Less 2015 $500
  • Primary photo for Passing ByPassing By (Short) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for CássiaCássia Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The TermThe Term Lyrics ("Smells Like Teen Spirit"), Music ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Sound CitySound City Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "In Bloom", "Lithium", "Breed", "Something in the Way")  Less 2013 $422K / —
  • Primary photo for Twice BornTwice Born Writer ("Something In The Way") (as K. Cobain)  Less 2012 €13MM $15K / —
  • Primary photo for Aqua Seafoam ShameAqua Seafoam Shame In Memory Of  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Anton Corbijn Inside OutAnton Corbijn Inside Out Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The MuppetsThe Muppets Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2011 $45MM $89MM / $165MM
  • Primary photo for Foo Fighters: Back and ForthFoo Fighters: Back and Forth Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Lithium", "All Apologies")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for A Heartbeat AwayA Heartbeat Away Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2011 AUD 8MM
  • Primary photo for The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' RollThe Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll Writer ("School")  Less 2009 $5MM
  • Primary photo for eXploitation CinemAeXploitation CinemA (Short) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Marley & MeMarley & Me Writer ("Lithium")  Less 2008 $60MM $143MM / $244MM
  • Primary photo for Definitely, MaybeDefinitely, Maybe Writer ("Come As You Are" (1992))  Less 2008 $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for Shoot 'Em UpShoot 'Em Up Writer ("Breed")  Less 2007 $39MM $13MM / $24MM
  • Primary photo for JarheadJarhead Writer ("Something in the Way")  Less 2005 $72MM $63MM / $97MM
  • Primary photo for The Work of Director Anton CorbijnThe Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video) Himself (segment "Heart-Shaped Box") (as Nirvana), Writer ("Heart Shaped Box")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Punk: AttitudePunk: Attitude Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (as Cobain)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Last DaysLast Days Dedicatee  Less 2005 $455K / —
  • Primary photo for The Devil and Daniel JohnstonThe Devil and Daniel Johnston Writer ("Lithium")  Less 2005 $332K / —
  • Primary photo for Nirvana: With the Lights OutNirvana: With the Lights Out (Video) Himself (archive footage), Composer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) Writer ("Smells Like Nirvana")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Moulin Rouge!Moulin Rouge! Writer ("Zidler's Rap (Medley)")  Less 2001 $50MM $57MM / $179MM
  • Primary photo for Cássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao VivoCássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao Vivo (Video) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live!'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) Writer ("Smells Like Nirvana")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Jerry MaguireJerry Maguire Writer ("Something in the Way")  Less 1996 $50MM $154MM / $274MM
  • Primary photo for Hype!Hype! Himself - Nirvana (archive footage), Writer ("Negative Creep", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 1996 $269K / —
  • Primary photo for Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! (Video) Himself (as Kurdt Kobain), Writer ("Aneurysm", "About a Girl", "Dive", "Breed", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Negative Creep", "Come as You Are", "Territorial Pissings", "Something in the Way", "Lithium", "Drain You", "Polly", "Sliver", "On a Plain", "Endless, Nameless", "Lounge Act")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Nirvana: Heart Shaped BoxNirvana: Heart Shaped Box (Video) Kurt Cobain, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Smells Like Nirvana'Weird Al' Yankovic: Smells Like Nirvana (Video) Composer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Nirvana: Come As You AreNirvana: Come As You Are (Video) Himself, Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Nirvana: In BloomNirvana: In Bloom (Video) Kurt Cobain, Writer  Less 1992
Past Television (70 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Defiant OnesThe Defiant Ones (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Stay Away") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Part 1 (Jul 9, 2017) Writer ("Stay Away") (as Kurt Donald Cobain) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BlaumacherBlaumacher (TV Series) Writer ("Smells like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Teen Spirit (Jun 7, 2017) Writer ("Smells like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 5 episodes, 2012–2016 ) , Writer ("Come as You Are") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2012–2016 6
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  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suenaTu cara me suena (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Come as You Are") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2011–2016 2
    • Episode #5.5 (Nov 4, 2016) Writer ("Come as You Are")  Less
    • Episode #1.7 (Nov 9, 2011) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona CardinalsAll or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Fog (Jul 1, 2016) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 2 episodes, 2012–2016 )  Less 2012–2016 2
    • The Battles, Part 3 (Jun 5, 2016) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
    • Live Show 3 (May 28, 2012) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for Formula 1: Ten SportFormula 1: Ten Sport (TV Series) Writer ("Come As You Are") ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Land Van LubbersLand Van Lubbers (TV Mini-series) Lyrics ("Smells like teen spirit") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Music ("Smells like teen spirit") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Lang Leve De Euro (Mar 9, 2016) Lyrics ("Smells like teen spirit") (uncredited), Music ("Smells like teen spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Golden MoustacheGolden Moustache (TV Series) Thanks ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the WorldThe 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live on The Word)", "Heart-Shaped Box") (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for World Championship SnookerWorld Championship Snooker (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 2 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer ("Smells like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 3
    • 2015: Day 3, Part 3 (Apr 20, 2015) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2015: Day 1, Part 3 (Apr 18, 2015) Writer ("Smells like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2015: Day 1, Part 1 (Apr 18, 2015) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for American Horror StoryAmerican Horror Story (TV Series) Writer ("Come As You Are") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Test of Strength (Nov 19, 2014) Writer ("Come As You Are") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Serial ZavodSerial Zavod (TV Series) Dedicatee ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit (Parody Instrumental)") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Nirvana Vasil'evna (Nov 17, 2014) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit (Parody Instrumental)") (uncredited), Dedicatee  Less
  • Primary photo for Atop the Fourth WallAtop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 25 episodes, 2009–2014 ) , Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirits") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2009–2014 26
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  • Primary photo for Daily UkuleleDaily Ukulele (TV Series) Writer ("Come as You Are/Love Song") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American RockBorn to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "In Bloom") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Welcome to the Jungle (Jan 24, 2014) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "In Bloom") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Zdravstvuyte, ya vasha Pyatnitsa!Zdravstvuyte, ya vasha Pyatnitsa! (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for One Night StandOne Night Stand (TV Series) Writer ("About a Girl") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for LevensliedLevenslied (TV Series) Lyrics ("Smells like teen spirit") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Music ("Smells like teen spirit") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #2.8 (May 27, 2013) Lyrics ("Smells like teen spirit") (uncredited), Music ("Smells like teen spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Voice UKThe Voice UK (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Blind Auditions 3 (Apr 13, 2013) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DivorceDivorce (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #1.10 (Feb 17, 2013) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for Too Young to DieToo Young to Die (TV Series) Writer ("Breed (Live at the Paramount)", "Come as You Are", "Lithium", "Serve the Servants", "You Know You're Right", "Something in the Way", "Something in the Way (Unplugged)", "About a Girl", "School", "Negative Creep", "Scoff", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Rape Me", "All Apologies (Unplugged)") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Kurt Cobain - Eine Überdosis Ruhm (Jul 21, 2012) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Breed (Live at the Paramount)", "Come as You Are", "Lithium", "Serve the Servants", "You Know You're Right", "Something in the Way", "Something in the Way (Unplugged)", "About a Girl", "School", "Negative Creep", "Scoff", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Rape Me", "All Apologies (Unplugged)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Australia's Got TalentAustralia's Got Talent (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Semi Final #1 (May 9, 2012) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for Metal EvolutionMetal Evolution (TV Series) Writer ("Lithium") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Grunge (Dec 30, 2011) Writer ("Lithium")  Less
  • Primary photo for Generació DGeneració D (TV Movie) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
    • Mickey Rourke/Miss Piggy/Mutemath (Nov 4, 2011) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #19.136 (Apr 29, 2011) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Made in ChelseaMade in Chelsea (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for PianOwnedPianOwned (TV Series) Writer ("All Apologies") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Come as You Are") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for When Rock Goes AcousticWhen Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit" (uncredited), "All Apologies (MTV Unplugged)", "About A Girl (MTV Unplugged)")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkauttaRuisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Movin' on UpMovin' on Up (TV Movie) Himself - Nirvana (archive footage), Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Music NuggetsMusic Nuggets (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Independent LensIndependent Lens (TV Series) Writer ("The 'Priest' They Called Him") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("The 'Priest' They Called Him") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (Feb 22, 2011) Performer ("The 'Priest' They Called Him"), Writer ("The 'Priest' They Called Him")  Less
  • Primary photo for GetawayGetaway (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "About A Girl", "Come As You Are") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Greek Islands: Part 2 (Aug 19, 2010) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "About A Girl", "Come As You Are") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Uvolnete se, prosímUvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) Lyrics ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Music ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Episode dated 18 June 2010 (Jun 18, 2010) Lyrics ("Smells Like Teen Spirit"), Music ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll BandI'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • The Singer (May 2, 2010) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for LamastalgiaLamastalgia (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The Nostalgia CriticThe Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Bio-Dome (Mar 16, 2010) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ruby & the RockitsRuby & the Rockits (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Casal RockCasal Rock (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 3 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 3
    • El concert (Jun 15, 2009) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
    • Tot va bé? (Jun 1, 2009) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
    • Moguda a l'institut (May 25, 2009) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for CalifornicationCalifornication (TV Series) Writer ("Heart Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • In Utero (Nov 30, 2008) Writer ("Heart Shaped Box") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 60/9060/90 (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Parashat Ha-ShavuaParashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) Lyrics ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Music ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box", "Something in the Way") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 2
    • VaYakhel (Mar 8, 2008) Lyrics ("Smells Like Teen Spirit"), Music ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
    • Ki Tisa (Mar 1, 2008) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box", "Something in the Way")  Less
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #1.5 (Dec 21, 2007) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Singing BeeThe Singing Bee (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Oct 21, 2007) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for LostLost (TV Series) Writer ("Scentless Apprentice") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come As You Are") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #1.18 (May 11, 2007) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come As You Are")  Less
  • Primary photo for Cover ArtCover Art (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The Last 48 Hours of Kurt CobainThe Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit" (uncredited), "Negative Creep" (uncredited), "Heart-Shaped Box")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Greatest Songs of All Time (Sep 12, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (as Nirvana), Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ha-ShminiyaHa-Shminiya (TV Series) Writer ("Lithium") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • The King Ka (Feb 16, 2006) Writer ("Lithium") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The World's Greatest GigsThe World's Greatest Gigs (TV Movie) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live at Reading 92)") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for S.P.U.N.GS.P.U.N.G (TV Series) Music ("Polly") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Lyrics ("Polly") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Music ("Come As You Are", "Heart-Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Lyrics ("Come As You Are", "Heart-Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2002–2004 2
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Come as You Are", "Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Episode #3.7 (Nov 2, 2003) Writer ("Come as You Are", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idool 2003Idool 2003 (TV Series) Writer ("Lithium") ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for RageRage (TV Series) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Shabatot VeHagimShabatot VeHagim (TV Series) Writer ("Lithium") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for DariaDaria (TV Series) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • The Lawndale File (Aug 4, 1999) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Writer ("Come as You Are") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1994–1997 2
  • Primary photo for T.V. KaiserT.V. Kaiser (TV Series) Writer ("Smells like teen spirit") ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead IIThe Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead II (TV Movie) Writer ("Serve the Servants")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for ECW Hardcore TVECW Hardcore TV (TV Series) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Episode #3.44 (Oct 24, 1995) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dead at 21Dead at 21 (TV Series) Writer ("Come as You Are") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
    • Pilot Episode (Jun 15, 1994) Writer ("Come as You Are")  Less
  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1993–1994 2
    • Butt Is It Art? (May 9, 1994) Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box")  Less
    • Customers Suck (May 20, 1993) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less
  • Primary photo for UnpluggedUnplugged (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Nirvana (Dec 16, 1993) Himself, Composer  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1992–1993 ) , Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box", "Rape Me") ( 1 episode, 1993 ) , Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Territorial Pissings") ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992–1993 2
    • Charles Barkley/Nirvana (Sep 25, 1993) Himself (as Nirvana), Writer ("Heart-Shaped Box", "Rape Me") (uncredited)  Less
    • Rob Morrow/Nirvana (Jan 11, 1992) Himself (as Nirvana), Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Territorial Pissings") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bill Nye, the Science GuyBill Nye, the Science Guy (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Air Pressure") ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Flight (Sep 10, 1993) Writer ("Smells Like Air Pressure")  Less
  • Primary photo for Inyan Shel ZmanInyan Shel Zman (TV Series) Writer ("Lithium") ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
    • Tmunat Matzav (1993) Writer ("Lithium") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ABC in ConcertABC in Concert (TV Series) Writer ("Smells Like Teen Spirit") ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
Self (14 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Nirvana: Live at the ParamountNirvana: Live at the Paramount Himself  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Live at ReadingLive at Reading (Video) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Kurt Cobain About a SonKurt Cobain About a Son Himself - Interviewee  Less 2006 $81K / —
  • Primary photo for (This Is Known as) The Blues Scale(This Is Known as) The Blues Scale (Short) Himself  Less 2004 $15K
  • Primary photo for Freaks, Nerds & WeirdosFreaks, Nerds & Weirdos (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Raw PowerRaw Power (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1992–1993 )  Less 1992–1993
  • Primary photo for UnpluggedUnplugged (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1992–1993 )  Less 1992–1993
  • Primary photo for 1993 MTV Video Music Awards1993 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer (as Nirvana)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for 1991: The Year Punk Broke1991: The Year Punk Broke Himself - Nirvana  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for 1992 MTV Video Music Awards1992 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nirvana Guitarist and Vocalist  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Nirvana: Smells Like Teen SpiritNirvana: Smells Like Teen Spirit (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1991 $50K
  • Primary photo for Tonight with Jonathan RossTonight with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
Archive Footage (34 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Quickies, les questions brèves d'e-penserQuickies, les questions brèves d'e-penser (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The NinetiesThe Nineties (TV Series) Himself - Nirvana ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Isn't It Ironic (Aug 20, 2017) Himself - Nirvana (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Glamour & the SqualorThe Glamour & the Squalor Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Soaked in BleachSoaked in Bleach Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for ProvokationProvokation (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015 SEK 10
  • Primary photo for The '90s: The Last Great Decade?The '90s: The Last Great Decade? (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Teens ReactTeens React (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Too Young to DieToo Young to Die (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Pearl Jam TwentyPearl Jam Twenty Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 $455K / —
  • Primary photo for FantásticoFantástico (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Hit So HardHit So Hard Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 $30K / —
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
    • Kurt Cobain (2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Loki: Arnaldo BaptistaLoki: Arnaldo Baptista Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008 BRL 100K
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for 60/9060/90 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Seven Ages of RockSeven Ages of Rock (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.18 (May 11, 2007) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Impact: Songs That Changed the WorldImpact: Songs That Changed the World (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for All Apologies: Kurt Cobain 10 Years OnAll Apologies: Kurt Cobain 10 Years On Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for NotNaNotNa (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005 $125K
  • Primary photo for The Britpop StoryThe Britpop Story (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Nirvana)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Musikprogrammet - programmet om musikMusikprogrammet - programmet om musik (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2004–2005 )  Less 2004–2005
    • Nirvana - Nevermind (Aug 12, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Nirvana (Apr 2, 2004) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Cobain CaseThe Cobain Case (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Dateline NBCDateline NBC (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
    • Love Story (2004) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Sendung ohne NamenSendung ohne Namen (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2002–2003 )  Less 2002–2003
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Self ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for 25 Years of Punk25 Years of Punk (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for SNL: 25 Years of MusicSNL: 25 Years of Music (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Kurt & CourtneyKurt & Courtney Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998 $442K / —
  • Primary photo for Rock BabylonRock Babylon (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Raw PowerRaw Power (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Headbangers BallHeadbangers Ball (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
Other (8 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Guitar Hero 5Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) Writer ("Lithium", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Madden NFL 2010Madden NFL 2010 (Video Game) Writer ("Breed")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Guitar Hero World TourGuitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) Writer ("About a Girl (Unplugged)")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Tony Hawk's Proving GroundTony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) Writer ("Breed")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for SingStar AmpedSingStar Amped (Video Game) Writer ("Come As You Are")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Skate.Skate. (Video Game) Writer ("Lounge Act")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Rock BandRock Band (Video Game) Writer ("In Bloom")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Guitar Hero IIGuitar Hero II (Video Game) Soundtrack ("HEART SHAPED BOX")  Less 2006
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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