Shane MacGowan

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) | Run All Night (2015) | Ladder 49 (2004)
AKA 
Shane McEwen | The Pogues | Pogues
NICKNAME  
ShaneyMac
BORN 
Dec 25, 1957 (age 60)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.77m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (32 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Waltzing TildaWaltzing Tilda (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2017 AUD 6K
  • Primary photo for Run All NightRun All Night Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 2015 $50MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for How to Train Your Dragon 2How to Train Your Dragon 2 Lyrics ("For the Dancing and the Dreaming")  Less 2014 $145MM $177MM / $622MM
  • Primary photo for Skinheads in LoveSkinheads in Love (Short) Writer ("Hell's Ditch") (as Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for SvengaliSvengali Writer ("Boys From the County Hell")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim HetheringtonWhich Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington Arranger ("Danny Boy"), Performer ("Danny Boy")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Pogues in Paris: 30th Anniversary Concert at the OlympiaThe Pogues in Paris: 30th Anniversary Concert at the Olympia (Video) Performer  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Pirates! Band of MisfitsThe Pirates! Band of Misfits Writer ("Fiesta")  Less 2012 $55MM $31MM / $123MM
  • Primary photo for Between the CanalsBetween the Canals Arranger ("I'm A Man You Don't Meet Everyday")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for A Deal Is a DealA Deal Is a Deal Writer ("If I Should Fall From Grace With God")  Less 2008 $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for P.S. I Love YouP.S. I Love You Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 2007 $30MM $54MM / $157MM
  • Primary photo for Järnets änglarJärnets änglar Lyrics ("Fairytale of New York"), Music ("Fairytale of New York"), Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Failure to LaunchFailure to Launch Writer ("All the Time in the World")  Less 2006 $50MM $89MM / $128MM
  • Primary photo for The LibertineThe Libertine 17th Century Bard (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2004 $4.8MM / $11MM
  • Primary photo for Ladder 49Ladder 49 Writer ("If I Should Fall from Grace with God")  Less 2004 $55MM $75MM / $102MM
  • Primary photo for If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan StoryIf I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story Himself, Performer ("Paddy Public Enemy No. 1", "Lonesome Highway", "Victoria", "The Body of an American" (as "A Freeborn Man in the USA"), "Song With No Name", "That Woman's Got Me Drinking", "Haunted", "What a Wonderful World", "You're the One"), Writer ("Paddy Public Enemy No. 1", "Lonesome Highway", "Victoria", "Streams of Whiskey", "The Body of an American" (as "A Freeborn Man in the USA"), "Fiesta", "Song With No Name", "That Woman's Got Me Drinking", "Haunted", "You're the One")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for County KilburnCounty Kilburn Performer ("That woman's got me drinking", "Aisling", "Her Father didn't like me anyway", "Donegal Express"), Writer ("That woman's got me drinking", "Aisling", "Her Father didn't like me anyway", "Donegal Express")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The InformantThe Informant Composer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The MatchMakerThe MatchMaker Performer ("Rock 'n' Roll Paddy", "Haunted"), Writer ("Rock 'n' Roll Paddy", "Haunted")  Less 1997 $3.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Grosse Pointe BlankGrosse Pointe Blank Writer ("Lorca's Novena")  Less 1997 $15MM $28MM / —
  • Primary photo for Trees LoungeTrees Lounge Performer ("THAT WOMAN'S GOT ME DRINKING"), Publisher ("THAT WOMAN'S GOT ME DRINKING"), Writer ("THAT WOMAN'S GOT ME DRINKING")  Less 1996 $1.3MM $695K / —
  • Primary photo for BasquiatBasquiat Writer ("Fairytale of New York", "Summer in Siam")  Less 1996 $3.3MM $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Two If by SeaTwo If by Sea Performer ("Haunted"), Producer ("Haunted"), Writer ("Haunted")  Less 1996 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for GeorgiaGeorgia Soundtrack ("HOUSE OF THE GODS")  Less 1995 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Circle of FriendsCircle of Friends Performer ("You're The One"), Writer ("You're The One")  Less 1995 $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Man You Don't Meet Every DayA Man You Don't Meet Every Day Himself, Performer ("The Old Main Drag")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for My Own Private IdahoMy Own Private Idaho Lyrics ("The Old Main Drag"), Music ("The Old Main Drag")  Less 1991 $2.5MM $6.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for State of GraceState of Grace Writer ("White City")  Less 1990 $18MM $1.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lost AngelsLost Angels Writer ("Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah")  Less 1989 $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Eat the RichEat the Rich Terrorist  Less 1987 $201K / —
  • Primary photo for Straight to HellStraight to Hell Bruno McMahon, Writer ("Rake At The Gates Of Hell") (as MacGowan)  Less 1987 $1MM $210K / —
  • Primary photo for Sid and NancySid and Nancy Writer ("Haunted", "Hot Dogs With Everything", "Glued Up and Speeding")  Less 1986 $4MM $2.8MM / —
Past Television (33 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for CannonballCannonball (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Christmas Cannonball (Dec 24, 2017) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Good Morning BritainGood Morning Britain (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Tattoo FixersTattoo Fixers (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Monday BeastThe Monday Beast (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York (Parody)") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Sounds of the 80sSounds of the 80s (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for A Very Murray ChristmasA Very Murray Christmas (TV Special) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Pop GoldPop Gold (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Boys From The County Hell (Live)") (1 episode, 2015), Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Hellraisers (Mar 4, 2015) Himself (archive footage) (as The Pogues), Writer ("Boys From The County Hell (Live)")  Less
  • Primary photo for EastEnders: Back to OursEastEnders: Back to Ours (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Kirstie's Handmade ChristmasKirstie's Handmade Christmas (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Norway (Dec 9, 2014) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 50Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 50 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • The Christmas Haunting (Dec 24, 2013) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SpaThe Spa (TV Series) Writer ("Fiesta") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Wedding Belles (Mar 7, 2013) Writer ("Fiesta") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gossip GirlGossip Girl (TV Series) Writer ("Sally MacLennane") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Princess Dowry (Feb 27, 2012) Writer ("Sally MacLennane") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Britain's Favourite Christmas SongsBritain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie) Himself - The Pogues, Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for EastEndersEastEnders (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (7 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2011 7
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  • Primary photo for Kirstie's Handmade BritainKirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Rab C. NesbittRab C. Nesbitt (TV Series) Shane MacGowan (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Stool (Nov 9, 2011) Shane MacGowan  Less
  • Primary photo for MisfitsMisfits (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Christmas Special (Dec 19, 2010) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York")  Less
  • Primary photo for Being EricaBeing Erica (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Fa La Erica (Dec 15, 2010) Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less
  • Primary photo for Angela and FriendsAngela and Friends (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.29 (Dec 17, 2009) Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #1.64 (Dec 10, 2009) Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less
  • Primary photo for Lokakuun valoaLokakuun valoa (TV Movie) Performer ("What a Wonderful World")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hotel BabylonHotel Babylon (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Episode #2.6 (Mar 29, 2007) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York")  Less
  • Primary photo for Veronica MarsVeronica Mars (TV Series) Writer ("A Pair of Brown Eyes") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Of Vice and Men (Nov 14, 2006) Writer ("A Pair of Brown Eyes") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Folk BritanniaFolk Britannia (TV Series) Writer ("Boys from the County Hell", "Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2006), Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Between the Wars (Feb 17, 2006) Himself, Writer ("Boys from the County Hell", "Fairytale of New York") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Story of Fairytale of New YorkThe Story of Fairytale of New York (TV Movie) Himself, Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Writer ("Body of an American", "Sally MacLennane") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Dead Soldiers (Oct 3, 2004) Writer ("Body of an American", "Sally MacLennane") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for TeachersTeachers (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
    • Episode #2.10 (May 15, 2002) Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Great Hunger: The Life and Songs of Shane MacGowanThe Great Hunger: The Life and Songs of Shane MacGowan (TV Movie) Himself, Writer ("The Song With No Name", "A Rainy Night in Soho")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Never Mind the BuzzcocksNever Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997), Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Merry Mind the Buzzcocks (Dec 29, 1997) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Writer ("Fairytale of New York") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Vicar of DibleyThe Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) Writer ("Fairytale Of New York") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The Ghosts of Oxford StreetThe Ghosts of Oxford Street (TV Movie) Duke of York, Writer ("Fairytale of New York")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer ("Wild Cats Of Kilkenny") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
Self (35 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Two Sevens Clash: Dread Meets Punk RockersTwo Sevens Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers Himself  Less 2017 £100K
  • Primary photo for The Nation's Favourite Christmas SongThe Nation's Favourite Christmas Song (TV Movie) Himself - Co-writer, Fairytale of New York  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Dubliners: For One Night OnlyThe Dubliners: For One Night Only (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Liam Clancy and Friends: Live at the Bitter EndLiam Clancy and Friends: Live at the Bitter End Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV BurpTV Burp (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for If It Ain't StiffIf It Ain't Stiff (TV Movie) Himself - Interviewee  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Podge and Rodge ShowThe Podge and Rodge Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Inside the PrioryInside the Priory (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Folk BritanniaFolk Britannia (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for It's Christmas with Jonathan RossIt's Christmas with Jonathan Ross (TV Movie) Himself (as The Pogues)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Billy Childish Is DeadBilly Childish Is Dead Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 100 Greatest Christmas MomentsThe 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Frank Skinner ShowThe Frank Skinner Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Shane MacGowan & The Popes: Live at Montreux 1995Shane MacGowan & The Popes: Live at Montreux 1995 (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for This WeekThis Week (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Kirsty: The Life and Songs of Kirsty MacCollKirsty: The Life and Songs of Kirsty MacColl (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Clash: Westway to the WorldThe Clash: Westway to the World (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: The VideosNick Cave & the Bad Seeds: The Videos (Video) Himself (segment "What a Wonderful World")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1998
  • Primary photo for Lola da musicaLola da musica (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for A Song for EurotrashA Song for Eurotrash (TV Movie) Himself - Special Guest  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Perfect DayPerfect Day (Video) Himself - vocalist  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Danny Baker ShowThe Danny Baker Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Brit Awards 1994The Brit Awards 1994 (TV Special) Himself - Performer (uncredited)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for RaveRave (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Completely PoguedCompletely Pogued (Video) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Friday Night LiveFriday Night Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Pogues: Live at the Town and CountryThe Pogues: Live at the Town and Country (TV Movie) Performer (as The Pogues)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Les enfants du rockLes enfants du rock (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Late Late ShowThe Late Late Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The TubeThe Tube (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Punk Rock Movie from EnglandThe Punk Rock Movie from England Himself (as Shane McEwen)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Sex Pistols: Buried AliveSex Pistols: Buried Alive (Video) Self  Less 1978
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Pop GoldPop Gold (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Hellraisers (Mar 4, 2015) Himself (archive footage) (as The Pogues)  Less
  • Primary photo for Shaun Micallef's Mad as HellShaun Micallef's Mad as Hell (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Episode #3.10 (Apr 16, 2014) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for John Sheahan: A DublinerJohn Sheahan: A Dubliner Self (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for TV's Believe It or NotTV's Believe It or Not (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Filth and the FuryThe Filth and the Fury Himself (archive footage)  Less 2000 $607K / —
  • Primary photo for Never Mind the BuzzcocksNever Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997

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