Laurie Anderson

Soundtrack | Composer | Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
Heart of a Dog (2015) | Before Night Falls (2000) | Fallen Angels (1995)
AWARDS 
3 wins & 11 nominations More »
BORN 
Jun 5, 1947 (age 70)

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Past Film & Video (45 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for MumMum (Short) Viola  Less 2017 £13K
  • Primary photo for Heart of a DogHeart of a Dog Herself, narrator (voice), Drawing And Animation, Cinematographer, Composer, Director, Eight Mm, Score, Producer, Performer ("The Lake" and "Flow" from Homeland (2010), "Beautiful Pea Green Boat" from Bright Red (1994), "Rhumba Club" from Life on a String (2001), "Landfall" (2012) excerpts with Kronos Quartet), Writer ("The Lake" and "Flow" from Homeland (2010), "Beautiful Pea Green Boat" from Bright Red (1994), "Rhumba Club" from Life on a String (2001), "Landfall" (2012) excerpts with Kronos Quartet), Writer  Less 2015 $419K / —
  • Primary photo for Behaving BadlyBehaving Badly Performer ("O Superman (For Massenet)"), Writer ("Hit The Ground (Superman)")  Less 2014 $3MM
  • Primary photo for Lovesick Fool - Love in the Age of LikeLovesick Fool - Love in the Age of Like (Short) Performer ("Transitory Life"), Writer ("Transitory Life")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The ReunionThe Reunion Lyrics ("Let X = X/IT Tango"), Music ("Let X = X/IT Tango"), Performer ("Let X = X/IT Tango")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for TestTest Performer ("Born, Never Asked"), Writer ("Born, Never Asked")  Less 2013 $250K $18K / —
  • Primary photo for On the RoadOn the Road Thanks  Less 2012 $25MM $718K / —
  • Primary photo for Wolf DogWolf Dog Song (music by)  Less 2012 $5MM
  • Primary photo for All Things ShiningAll Things Shining Inspirational Thanks  Less 2012 $5K
  • Primary photo for Kobresia: What IsKobresia: What Is Inspirational Thanks  Less 2012 $2K
  • Primary photo for Love FleshLove Flesh Composer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Declaration of WarDeclaration of War Performer ("O Superman"), Writer ("O Superman")  Less 2011 $46K / —
  • Primary photo for HereHere Our Deepest Gratitude  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for MiralMiral Soundtrack ("Flow"), Performer ("Miral 1", "Miral 3", "Miral 2", "Carbon"), Writer ("Miral 1", "Miral 3", "Flow", "Miral 2", "Carbon")  Less 2010 $371K / —
  • Primary photo for Burning IceBurning Ice Voyager  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Black List: Volume OneThe Black List: Volume One Special Thanks  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Diving Bell and the ButterflyThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly Special Thanks  Less 2007 $6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Satan's PlaygroundSatan's Playground Special Thanks  Less 2006 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Hidden Inside MountainsHidden Inside Mountains (Short) Actress, Composer (original score), Director, Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Marie and BruceMarie and Bruce Performer ("Gravity's Angel"), Writer ("Gravity's Angel")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Life on a StringLife on a String (Short) Actress, Composer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Before Night FallsBefore Night Falls Composer (additional music), Performer ("Loop Vamp"), Writer ("Loop Vamp"), Special Thanks  Less 2000 $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Rugrats MovieThe Rugrats Movie Newborn Baby, Performer ("This World Is Something New to Me")  Less 1998 $24MM $100MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for Fallen AngelsFallen Angels Performer ("Speak My Language"), Writer ("Speak My Language")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Ladies Please!Ladies Please! Composer (song "Sharkey's Night"), Performer ("Sharkey's Night")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Frauen sind was WunderbaresFrauen sind was Wunderbares Lyrics ("Strange Angels"), Music ("Strange Angels"), Performer ("Strange Angels")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Theremin: An Electronic OdysseyTheremin: An Electronic Odyssey Thanks  Less 1993 $188K / —
  • Primary photo for Faraway, So Close!Faraway, So Close! Performer ("Tightrope", "Speak My Language"), Writer ("Tightrope", "Speak My Language")  Less 1993 $10MM $810K / —
  • Primary photo for Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the MediaManufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media Acknowledgment  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Monster in a BoxMonster in a Box Composer  Less 1992 $311K / —
  • Primary photo for Hotel DeutschlandHotel Deutschland Actress  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The DoctorThe Doctor Performer ("Strange Angels"), Writer ("Strange Angels")  Less 1991 $38MM / —
  • Primary photo for Laurie Anderson: Collected VideosLaurie Anderson: Collected Videos (Video) Herself / Fenway Bergamot, Composer, Director, Producer, Performer ("Smoke Rings", "Beautiful Red Dress", "Language is a Virus", "The Dream Before", "Sharkey's Day", "O Superman", "Strange Angels"), Writer ("Smoke Rings", "Beautiful Red Dress", "Language is a Virus", "The Dream Before", "Sharkey's Day", "O Superman", "Strange Angels")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Wings of DesireWings of Desire Performer ("Angel Fragments")  Less 1987 $3.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Swimming to CambodiaSwimming to Cambodia Composer  Less 1987 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Something WildSomething Wild Composer  Less 1986 $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie AndersonHome of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson Herself / Fenway Bergamot / The Voice of Reason, Composer, Director, Performer ("Sharkey's Day", "Langue d'Amour", "Gravity's Angel", "Kokoku", "Excellent Birds", "Blue Lagoon", "Smoke Rings", "White Lily", "Late Show", "Talk Normal", "Language Is A Virus", "Radar", "Sharkey's Night", "Credit Racket"), Producer ("Sharkey's Day", "Langue d'Amour", "Gravity's Angel", "Kokoku", "Excellent Birds", "Blue Lagoon", "Smoke Rings", "White Lily", "Late Show", "Talk Normal", "Radar", "Sharkey's Night", "Credit Racket"), Writer ("Sharkey's Day", "Langue d'Amour", "Gravity's Angel", "Kokoku", "Excellent Birds", "Blue Lagoon", "Smoke Rings", "White Lily", "Late Show", "Talk Normal", "Language Is A Virus", "Radar", "Sharkey's Night", "Credit Racket"), Writer  Less 1986 $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Die Welt jenseits der WeltDie Welt jenseits der Welt (Short) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Kitchen Presents Two Moon JulyThe Kitchen Presents Two Moon July Self, Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for BetsyBetsy (Short) Special Thanks (for music)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Or D'UrOr D'Ur (Short) Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The KeepThe Keep Score Mixer (uncredited)  Less 1983 $11MM $3.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Closed CircuitClosed Circuit Sängerin  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for No York CityNo York City (Short) Composer  Less 1983 $5K
  • Primary photo for Dearreader: How to Turn a Book Into a MovieDearreader: How to Turn a Book Into a Movie Actress, Composer, Director, Writer  Less 1974
Past Television (15 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Performer ("O Superman") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("O Superman") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • "Mickey" by Tony Basil (Feb 18, 2016) Performer ("O Superman"), Writer ("O Superman")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Performer ("Another Day in America") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #3.32 (Feb 24, 2011) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Another Day in America") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Gravity's Angel") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Gravity's Angel") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • 1 of 7 Voted Off (Jul 15, 2010) Performer ("Gravity's Angel"), Writer ("Gravity's Angel")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Only an Expert") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The Needle DropThe Needle Drop (TV Series) Program Material ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Art in the Twenty-First CenturyArt in the Twenty-First Century (TV Series) Director ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Place (Sep 2001) Herself, Director, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Polizeiruf 110Polizeiruf 110 (TV Series) Composer ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for ArenaArena (TV Series) Writer (additional material) ( 1 episode, 1991 ) , Presenter ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • The Human Face (Apr 19, 1991) Presenter, Writer (additional material)  Less
  • Primary photo for Alive from Off CenterAlive from Off Center (TV Series) Host and her Clone ( 3 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 3
  • Primary photo for What You Mean We?What You Mean We? (TV Movie) Herself and her Clone, Composer, Director, Writer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Performer ("Baby Doll", "Day the Devil") ( 1 episode, 1986 ) , Herself - Muscial Guest ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (Apr 19, 1986) Herself - Muscial Guest, Performer ("Baby Doll", "Day the Devil") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for JMTV Volume 1JMTV Volume 1 (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Performer ("O Superman") ( 1 episode, 1981 ) , Writer ("O Superman") ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Christmas 81 (Dec 25, 1981) Performer ("O Superman"), Writer ("O Superman")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Man and His MusicThe Man and His Music (TV Movie) Writer ("Say Hello") (uncredited)  Less 1981
Self (38 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Call Us IshmaelCall Us Ishmael Herself  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Julian Schnabel: A Private PortraitJulian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Herself  Less 2017 $9K / —
  • Primary photo for On Heart of a DogOn Heart of a Dog (Short) Herself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Shi jie dian ying zhi lvShi jie dian ying zhi lv (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 73rd Venice Film Festival Awards Ceremony73rd Venice Film Festival Awards Ceremony (TV Movie) Herself - Jury Member  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) Herself - Guest Performer ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself / Herself - Narrator ( 3 episodes, 1990–2015 )  Less 1990–2015
  • Primary photo for OverheardOverheard (TV Series) Herself - interviewee ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Bam150Bam150 Laurie Anderson  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Classic Albums: Peter Gabriel - SoClassic Albums: Peter Gabriel - So (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Episode #3.32 (Feb 24, 2011) Herself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for MusicMusic Herself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest / Herself ( 2 episodes, 2001–2010 )  Less 2001–2010
  • Primary photo for Homeland: The Story of the LarkHomeland: The Story of the Lark (Video) Self  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for William S. Burroughs: A Man WithinWilliam S. Burroughs: A Man Within Herself  Less 2010 $160K $46K / —
  • Primary photo for Pipes of PeacePipes of Peace Herself - Interviewee  Less 2008 $15K
  • Primary photo for Why Birds SingWhy Birds Sing (TV Movie) Herself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Kunst gegen GewaltKunst gegen Gewalt (TV Series) Herself  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family'The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' Herself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Art in the Twenty-First CenturyArt in the Twenty-First Century (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
    • Place (Sep 2001) Herself  Less
  • Primary photo for Searching for Jimi HendrixSearching for Jimi Hendrix (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Nova Convention Revisited: William S. Burroughs and the ArtsThe Nova Convention Revisited: William S. Burroughs and the Arts (Video) Herself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Perfect DayPerfect Day (Video) Herself - vocalist  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for SynesthesiaSynesthesia (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Space Ghost Coast to CoastSpace Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for TaratataTaratata (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Computer ChroniclesComputer Chronicles (TV Series) Herself - Computer Chronicles / Random Access ( 2 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995
    • Greatest Computer Games (Nov 10, 1995) Herself - Computer Chronicles / Random Access  Less
    • Mac Clones and New OS (Sep 29, 1995) Herself - Computer Chronicles / Random Access  Less
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Sensual Nature of Sound: 4 Composers Laurie Anderson, Tania Leon, Meredith Monk, Pauline OliverosThe Sensual Nature of Sound: 4 Composers Laurie Anderson, Tania Leon, Meredith Monk, Pauline Oliveros Herself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Viva el espectáculoViva el espectáculo (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
    • Episode #2.18 (Jun 14, 1991) Herself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Heavy PettingHeavy Petting Herself  Less 1989 $272K / —
  • Primary photo for Alive from Off CenterAlive from Off Center (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself - Muscial Guest ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The 27th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 27th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Bei BioBei Bio (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The New ShowThe New Show (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for 14 Americans: Directions of the 1970s14 Americans: Directions of the 1970s Herself  Less 1981
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Uncle HowardUncle Howard Herself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Dolezal BackstageDolezal Backstage (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Episode #2.3 (Dec 3, 2015) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Catalunya.catCatalunya.cat (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Forty Years at the I.C.A.Forty Years at the I.C.A. (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Command & ConquerCommand & Conquer (Video Game) Special Thanks  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Puppet MotelPuppet Motel (Video Game) Herself and Puppet, Composer, Writer  Less 1994
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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