Harry Chapin (1942–1981)

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Last Vegas (2013) | Grand Theft Auto V (2013) | Shrek the Third (2007)
NICKNAME  
Gapin' Chapin
BORN 
Dec 7, 1942 (died Jul 16, 1981)

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Past Film & Video (9 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Last VegasLast Vegas Performer ("Cat's In The Cradle"), Writer ("Cat's In The Cradle")  Less 2013 $28MM $64MM
  • Primary photo for Shrek the ThirdShrek the Third Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less 2007 $160MM $321MM
  • Primary photo for Mr. JealousyMr. Jealousy Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle"), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less 1997 $288K
  • Primary photo for Cotton Patch GospelCotton Patch Gospel Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Harry Chapin: The Final ConcertHarry Chapin: The Final Concert Himself, Performer ("Story of a Life", "Shooting Star", "Taxi", "Mr. Tanner", "W*O*L*D", "Better Place to Be", "Cats in the Cradle", "Flowers are Red", "Dreams Go By", "Mail Order Annie", "30,000 Pounds of Bananas", "Sequel", "You Are the Only Song", "Circle"), Writer ("Story of a Life", "Shooting Star", "Taxi", "Mr. Tanner", "W*O*L*D", "Better Place to Be", "Flowers are Red", "Dreams Go By", "Mail Order Annie", "30,000 Pounds of Bananas", "Sequel", "You Are the Only Song", "Circle")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Cutting LooseCutting Loose Composer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The CircleThe Circle Writer ("Circles")  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Blue Water, White DeathBlue Water, White Death Writer ("Someone Keeps Calling My Name")  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Legendary ChampionsLegendary Champions Director, Writer  Less 1968
Past Television (30 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000: The ReturnMystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
    • The Beast of Hollow Mountain (Apr 14, 2017) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
    • Cry Wilderness (Apr 14, 2017) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for It's Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • PTSDee (Feb 15, 2017) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the LifeGilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Winter (Nov 25, 2016) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's In the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The GoldbergsThe Goldbergs (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • In Conclusion, Thanksgiving (Nov 18, 2015) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rude(Ish) TubeRude(Ish) Tube (TV Series) Writer ("Cats in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Cats in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Episode #2.32 (Feb 2015) Performer ("Cats in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cats in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 2 episodes, 1991–2013 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 2 episodes, 1991–2013 ) , Writer ("Cat's In The Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1991–2013 3
    • Labor Pains (Nov 17, 2013) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle"), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less
    • Bart's Girlfriend (Nov 6, 1994) Writer ("Cat's In The Cradle")  Less
    • Saturdays of Thunder (Nov 14, 1991) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Modern FamilyModern Family (TV Series) Performer ("Cat's In The Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Cat's In The Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • A Slight at the Opera (Feb 6, 2013) Performer ("Cat's In The Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's In The Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Happy EndingsHappy Endings (TV Series) Performer ("Cat's In the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Cat's In the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Like Father, Like Gun (Apr 27, 2011) Performer ("Cat's In the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's In the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Robot ChickenRobot Chicken (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Cougar TownCougar Town (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Wake Up Time (Apr 14, 2010) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • St. Patrick's Day (Mar 11, 2010) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Writer ("Cats in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Not a Father's Day (Nov 10, 2008) Writer ("Cats in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Music with a Message (May 13, 2008) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle"), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less
  • Primary photo for 'Til Death'Til Death (TV Series) Writer ("Cats in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Performer ("Cats in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • I Heart Woodcocks (Mar 21, 2007) Performer ("Cats in the Cradle"), Writer ("Cats in the Cradle")  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 3 episodes, 2002–2006 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2002–2006 3
    • Justin Timberlake (Dec 16, 2006) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
    • Jack Black/John Mayer (Oct 4, 2003) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Rock/Andrew W.K. (Apr 13, 2002) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • My Unicorn (Nov 23, 2004) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for That '70s ShowThat '70s Show (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • The Career Day (Feb 28, 1999) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle"), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Werewolf (Apr 18, 1998) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tribute to Harry ChapinTribute to Harry Chapin (TV Special) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Circle", "Sandy", "Cats in the Cradle", "W.O.L.D.", "Six String Orchestra", "Remember When the Music", "Tangled Up Puppet", "One Light in a Dark Valley", "Shooting Star", "Last Stand", "Circle reprise")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Get a LifeGet a Life (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
    • Dadicus (Oct 7, 1990) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less
  • Primary photo for De Mike Burstyn showDe Mike Burstyn show (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Episode #3.3 (Mar 14, 1981) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mother and Daughter: The Loving WarMother and Daughter: The Loving War (TV Movie) Lillie's ex-husband  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Make a WishMake a Wish (TV Series) Composer (additional music)  Less 1971–1976
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Writer ("Taxi") ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Ernie Sigley ShowThe Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") ( 1 episode, 1975 ) , Writer ("I Wanna Learn a Love Song") ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for There's a Lotta Lonely People TonightThere's a Lotta Lonely People Tonight (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Musical Guest ( 5 episodes, 1972–1973 )  Less 1972–1973 5
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  • Primary photo for The N.S.V.I.P.'sThe N.S.V.I.P.'s (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Duel in the Wind: In Defense of America's CupDuel in the Wind: In Defense of America's Cup (TV Movie) Co-Producer  Less 1970
Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Guest / Himself ( 9 episodes, 1972–1979 )  Less 1972–1979
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  • Primary photo for Rock ConcertRock Concert (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1975–1978 )  Less 1975–1978
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Jim Nabors ShowThe Jim Nabors Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for RockpalastRockpalast (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977
    • Harry Chapin (Apr 12, 1977) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for The Second Annual Rock Music AwardsThe Second Annual Rock Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Singer / Songwriter / Himself - Composer / Vocalist / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Guest Co-Host / Composer / Himself - Singer-Songwriter ( 13 episodes, 1973–1975 )  Less 1973–1975
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  • Primary photo for The 17th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 17th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for SoundstageSoundstage (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Good Night AmericaGood Night America (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The 15th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 15th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Midnight SpecialThe Midnight Special (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
    • Pilot (Aug 19, 1972) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for My Music: 60s & 70s Slow SongsMy Music: 60s & 70s Slow Songs (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Harry Chapin: Remember WhenHarry Chapin: Remember When (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
    • Harry Chapin (Jul 19, 1998) Himself (archive footage)  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto VGrand Theft Auto V (Video Game) Performer ("Cat's in the Cradle"), Writer ("Cat's in the Cradle") (as Harry F. Chapin)  Less 2013 $265MM

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