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John Linnell

Music Department | Soundtrack | Actor
KNOWN FOR 
Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2002)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
They Might Be Giants | Linnell
NICKNAME  
John Sid
BORN 
Jun 12, 1959 (age 57)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Hot Tub Time Machine 2Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Writer ("'Show Open' from The Daily Show")  Less 2015 $14MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D ChristmasA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Performer ("What's Up Blood?")  Less 2011 $19MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for CoralineCoraline Other Father (uncredited)  Less 2009 $60MM $75MM
  • Primary photo for Yes ManYes Man Writer ("Ana Ng")  Less 2008 $70MM $98MM
  • Primary photo for Strongbad_email.exe: Disc SixStrongbad_email.exe: Disc Six (Video) Additional Voices (voice)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Kurt Cobain About a SonKurt Cobain About a Son Special Thanks  Less 2006 $81K
  • Primary photo for WordplayWordplay Writer ("Can You Find It?") (as John S. Linnell)  Less 2006 $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Venue SongsVenue Songs (Video) Actor, Composer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Mayor of the Sunset StripMayor of the Sunset Strip Writer ("Bangs")  Less 2003 $257K
  • Primary photo for Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met LloydDumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Writer ("Clap Your Hands")  Less 2003 $19MM $26MM
  • Primary photo for Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) Himself, Composer, Writer ("Ana Ng", "Birdhouse in Your Soul", "Boss of Me", "Cyclops Rock", "Doctor Worm", "Don't Let's Start", "Hope That I Get Old Before I Die", "The End of the Tour", "James K. Polk", "Lie Still, Little Bottle", "Man, It's So Loud In Here", "Meet James Ensor", "Older", "Particle Man", "Purple Toupee", "Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head", "Rabid Child", "She's An Angel", "They Might Be Giants", "They'll Need A Crane", "Subliminal", "I Can't Hide From My Mind", "I Should Be Allowed To Think", "Hide Away Folk Family", "Cowtown")  Less 2002 $161K
  • Primary photo for Return to Never LandReturn to Never Land Composer (as They Might Be Giants)  Less 2002 $20MM $48MM
  • Primary photo for Haiku TunnelHaiku Tunnel Composer (as They Might Be Giants)  Less 2001 $249K
  • Primary photo for Direct from BrooklynDirect from Brooklyn (Video) Actor, Composer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Apples & Oranges: Or, a Story of FruitApples & Oranges: Or, a Story of Fruit (Video) Composer (song "Particle Man")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Godzilla Versus Disco LandoGodzilla Versus Disco Lando (Short) Writer ("Ana Ng")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Kicking and ScreamingKicking and Screaming Writer ("Don't Let's Start")  Less 1995 $705K
  • Primary photo for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The MovieMighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie Writer ("SenSurround")  Less 1995 $15MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Ed and His Dead MotherEd and His Dead Mother Composer (song "Everything Right Is Wrong Again")  Less 1993 $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for TapeheadsTapeheads Writer ("Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head")  Less 1988 $344K
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Robot Parade") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Them, Robot (Mar 18, 2012) Writer ("Robot Parade")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Boss of Me") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.181 (Jul 18, 2011) Writer ("Boss of Me") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Meet the Elements") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.126 (Oct 6, 2009) Writer ("Meet the Elements") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Higglytown HeroesHigglytown Heroes (TV Series) Writer ("Here In Higglytown")  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (10 episodes, 2002–2004), Writer ("Pencil Rain") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000–2004 11
    • Reese Joins the Army: Part 1 (May 16, 2004) Composer (theme music) (as They Might Be Giants)  Less
    • Malcolm Dates a Family (Mar 14, 2004) Composer (theme music) (as They Might Be Giants)  Less
    • Ida's Boyfriend (Feb 8, 2004) Composer (theme music) (as They Might Be Giants)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Home MoviesHome Movies (TV Series) Musical Camp Counselor Miguel (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Camp (Jan 11, 2004) Musical Camp Counselor Miguel (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Oblongs...The Oblongs... (TV Series) Composer (theme music) (5 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 5
    • My Name Is Robbie (Oct 6, 2002) Composer (theme music) (as They Might Be Giants)  Less
    • Please Be Genital (Sep 15, 2002) Composer (theme music) (as They Might Be Giants)  Less
    • Heroine Addict (Apr 29, 2001) Composer (theme music) (as They Might Be Giants)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Brave New WorldBrave New World (TV Series) Composer  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Sin City SpectacularSin City Spectacular (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Chris Gethard ShowThe Chris Gethard Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 1Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 1 (Video) Himself (as Linnell)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Liquid NewsLiquid News (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000

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