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Tom Petty (1950–2017)

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Postman (1997) | Elizabethtown (2005) | Jerry Maguire (1996)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Tom Petty and the Hearbreakers | Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers | Charlie T. Jr.  Less
BORN 
Oct 20, 1950 (died Oct 2, 2017)
HEIGHT 
5' 8½" (1.74m)

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Past Film & Video (63 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Cars 3Cars 3 Writer ("Kings Highway")  Less 2017 $175MM $153MM / $309MM
  • Primary photo for SingSing Writer ("Stay with Me")  Less 2016 $75MM $270MM / $632MM
  • Primary photo for NerveNerve Writer ("You Got It")  Less 2016 $20MM $39MM / $33MM
  • Primary photo for Mudcrutch - I Forgive It AllMudcrutch - I Forgive It All (Video) Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Ricki and the FlashRicki and the Flash Writer ("American Girl")  Less 2015 $18MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage Performer ("Somewhere Under Heaven"), Writer ("Somewhere Under Heaven")  Less 2015 $30MM $32MM / $49MM
  • Primary photo for Hot PursuitHot Pursuit Writer ("American Girl")  Less 2015 $35MM $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sam Smith: Stay with MeSam Smith: Stay with Me (Video) Composer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene ClarkThe Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark Performer ("Feel A Whole Lot Better")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Roy Orbison: California BlueRoy Orbison: California Blue (Video) Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Sound CitySound City Himself, Courtesy ("Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll"), Performer ("You Wreck Me", "Cabin Down Below", "You Don't Know How It Feels"), Writer ("Refugee", "Don't Do Me Like That", "Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll", "Here Comes My Girl", "Don't Come Around Here No More", "You Wreck Me", "Cabin Down Below", "You Don't Know How It Feels")  Less 2013 $422K / —
  • Primary photo for Won't Back DownWon't Back Down Writer ("Learning To Fly", "I Won't Back Down")  Less 2012 $5.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for That's My BoyThat's My Boy Writer ("American Girl")  Less 2012 $70MM $37MM / $58MM
  • Primary photo for We Bought a ZooWe Bought a Zoo Writer ("Don't Come Around Here No More")  Less 2011 $50MM $76MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for George Harrison: Living in the Material WorldGeorge Harrison: Living in the Material World Himself, Writer ("Handle With Care", "Margarita", "Dirty World")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Larry CrowneLarry Crowne Performer ("Listen To Her Heart"), Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream", "Walls, No. 3", "Listen To Her Heart")  Less 2011 $30MM $36MM / $72MM
  • Primary photo for Foo Fighters: Back and ForthFoo Fighters: Back and Forth Writer ("Honey Bee")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for It's ComplicatedIt's Complicated Writer ("Don't Do Me Like That")  Less 2009 $85MM $113MM / $219MM
  • Primary photo for The MessengerThe Messenger Dedicatee  Less 2009 $6.5MM $67K / —
  • Primary photo for Four ChristmasesFour Christmases Writer ("Christmas All Over Again")  Less 2008 $80MM $120MM / $164MM
  • Primary photo for AppaloosaAppaloosa Writer ("Scare Easy")  Less 2008 $20MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for My Best Friend's GirlMy Best Friend's Girl Writer ("Don't Do Me Like That")  Less 2008 $40MM $19MM / $42MM
  • Primary photo for BarnyardBarnyard Soundtrack ("I Won't Back Down")  Less 2006 $51MM $73MM / $119MM
  • Primary photo for Sleeping Dogs LieSleeping Dogs Lie Writer ("You Got It")  Less 2006 $11K / —
  • Primary photo for ElizabethtownElizabethtown Performer ("Jack" (2005), "Learning to Fly" (1991), "Square One" (2005)), Writer ("It'll All Work Out" (1987), "Jack" (2005), "Learning to Fly" (1991), "Square One" (2005))  Less 2005 $57MM $27MM / $14MM
  • Primary photo for Ladder 49Ladder 49 Performer ("You and Me"), Writer ("You and Me")  Less 2004 $55MM $75MM / $102MM
  • Primary photo for Freddy vs GhostbustersFreddy vs Ghostbusters (Short) Performer ("I Won't Back Down") (uncredited), Writer ("I Won't Back Down") (uncredited)  Less 2004 $500
  • Primary photo for Chasing LibertyChasing Liberty Writer ("American Girl")  Less 2004 $23MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Live at the Olympic - The Last DJ and MoreTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Live at the Olympic - The Last DJ and More (Video) Singer, Guitar, Composer  Less 2003 $600K
  • Primary photo for Mr. DeedsMr. Deeds Performer ("You Don't Know How It Feels"), Writer ("You Don't Know How It Feels")  Less 2002 $50MM $126MM / $171MM
  • Primary photo for True DreamsTrue Dreams Soundtrack ("Here Comes My Girl")  Less 2002 $8K
  • Primary photo for CherishCherish Writer ("Breakdown")  Less 2002 $1.5MM $180K / —
  • Primary photo for Sugar & SpiceSugar & Spice Writer ("American Girl")  Less 2001 $11MM $13MM / —
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: SwinginTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Swingin (Video) Actor  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Milivoj Hubek: Amateur Film-makerMilivoj Hubek: Amateur Film-maker (Video) Composer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Gypsy MagicGypsy Magic Writer ("California Blue")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The PostmanThe Postman Bridge City Mayor  Less 1997 $80MM $18MM / —
  • Primary photo for Trojan WarTrojan War Writer ("American Girl")  Less 1997 $15MM $309 / —
  • Primary photo for Jerry MaguireJerry Maguire Performer ("Free Fallin'"), Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less 1996 $50MM $154MM / $274MM
  • Primary photo for Jingle All the WayJingle All the Way Courtesy ("Christmas All Over Again"), Performer ("Christmas All Over Again"), Writer ("Christmas All Over Again")  Less 1996 $60MM $61MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for She's the OneShe's the One Producer ("Walls (Circus)", "Walls (No. 3)", "Angel Dream", "California", "Grew Up Fast", "Hung Up & Overdue", "Hope You Never"), Writer ("Walls (Circus)", "Walls (No. 3)", "Angel Dream", "California", "Grew Up Fast", "Hung Up & Overdue", "Hope You Never")  Less 1996 $3.5MM $9.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mad LoveMad Love Writer ("Here Comes My Girl")  Less 1995 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Boys on the SideBoys on the Side Writer ("You Got It")  Less 1995 $21MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty: You Don't Know How It FeelsTom Petty: You Don't Know How It Feels (Video) Tom Petty, Composer  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Judgment NightJudgment Night Performer ("Fallin"), Writer ("Fallin")  Less 1993 $21MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for Home Alone 2: Lost in New YorkHome Alone 2: Lost in New York Producer ("Christmas All Over Again"), Writer ("Christmas All Over Again")  Less 1992 $18MM $174MM / $359MM
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Into the Great Wide OpenTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Into the Great Wide Open (Video) Tom Petty, Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Learning to FlyTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Learning to Fly (Video) Tom Petty, Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Silence of the LambsThe Silence of the Lambs Writer ("American Girl" (1976)) (as T. Petty)  Less 1991 $19MM $131MM / $273MM
  • Primary photo for Roger McGuinn Feat. Tom Petty: King of the HillRoger McGuinn Feat. Tom Petty: King of the Hill (Video) Actor, Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty: Yer So BadTom Petty: Yer So Bad (Video) Actor  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty: Free Fallin'Tom Petty: Free Fallin' (Video) Actor, Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Lethal Weapon 2Lethal Weapon 2 Lyrics ("Cheer Down")  Less 1989 $28MM $147MM / $228MM
  • Primary photo for Traveling Wilburys: Handle with CareTraveling Wilburys: Handle with Care (Video) Tom Petty, Composer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Made in HeavenMade in Heaven Stanky  Less 1987 $4.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for Bob Dylan: Band of the HandBob Dylan: Band of the Hand (Video) Himself (voice), Vocals, Guitar, Music Producer, Performer ("Band of the Hand")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Band of the HandBand of the Hand Producer ("Band of the Hand")  Less 1986 $8.7MM $4.9MM / $5.4MM
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Don't Come Around Here No MoreTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Don't Come Around Here No More (Video) Mad Hatter  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Lone Justice: Ways to Be WickedLone Justice: Ways to Be Wicked (Video) Composer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Streets of FireStreets of Fire Writer ("Never Be You")  Less 1984 $14MM $8.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fast Times at Ridgemont HighFast Times at Ridgemont High Performer ("American Girl"), Writer ("American Girl")  Less 1982 $4.5MM $27MM / —
  • Primary photo for TapsTaps Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around")  Less 1981 $14MM $36MM / —
  • Primary photo for FMFM Himself, Writer ("Breakdown", "American Girl")  Less 1978
Past Television (95 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The 25 Songs of ChristmasThe 25 Songs of Christmas (TV Movie) Lyrics ("Christmas All Over Again (1992)"), Music ("Christmas All Over Again (1992)")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for CannonballCannonball (TV Series) Writer ("Learning to Fly") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #1.7 (Oct 14, 2017) Writer ("Learning to Fly") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) In Loving Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ("The Waiting") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997–2017 2
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #37.20 (Oct 3, 2017) Himself (archive footage), In Memory Of  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("The Waiting", "Change of Heart") ( 1 episode, 1983 ) , Writer ("I Should Have Known It", "Jefferson Jericho Blues") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ("Walls (No. 3)", "Angel Dream (No. 2)") ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Writer ("Refugee", "Don't Do Me Like That") ( 1 episode, 1979 ) , Writer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ("Swingin'", "Room At the Top") ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Writer ("Leave Virginia Alone") ( 1 episode, 1995 ) , Writer ("Stay with Me") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 1979–2017 8
    • Gal Gadot/Sam Smith (Oct 7, 2017) Writer ("I Won't Back Down")  Less
    • Louis C.K./Sam Smith (Mar 29, 2014) Writer ("Stay with Me")  Less
    • Alec Baldwin/Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (May 15, 2010) Himself (as Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers), Writer ("I Should Have Known It", "Jefferson Jericho Blues")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #3.25 (Oct 6, 2017) Himself (archive footage), In Memory Of  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around") ( 2 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Writer ("Wildflowers") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ("Don't Do Me Like That") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("Free Fallin'", "Don't Come Around Here No More" (uncredited)) ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("Mary Jane's Last Dance") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2014–2017 8
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  • Primary photo for Beat ShazamBeat Shazam (TV Series) Writer ("Mary Jane's Last Dance") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream') ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Performer ("Runnin' Down a Dream') ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 3
    • Episode #1.11 (Aug 17, 2017) Writer ("American Girl")  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Jun 29, 2017) Writer ("Mary Jane's Last Dance")  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (May 25, 2017) Performer ("Runnin' Down a Dream'), Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream')  Less
  • Primary photo for The Defiant OnesThe Defiant Ones (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Refugee", "Breakdown", "Don't Do Me Like That", "Stop Draggin My Heart Around") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Part 2 (Jul 10, 2017) Writer ("Refugee", "Breakdown", "Don't Do Me Like That", "Stop Draggin My Heart Around") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BillionsBillions (TV Series) Writer ("Even the Losers") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for CrashingCrashing (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Julie (Apr 2, 2017) Writer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suenaTu cara me suena (TV Series) Writer ("You Got It") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #5.16 (Feb 10, 2017) Writer ("You Got It")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dolezal BackstageDolezal Backstage (TV Series) Writer ("Handle with Care") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for RoadiesRoadies (TV Series) Writer ("Sweet William") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("Trailer") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
    • The Load Out (Aug 28, 2016) Writer ("Trailer") (uncredited)  Less
    • Friends and Family (Jul 24, 2016) Writer ("Sweet William") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Coronation StreetCoronation Street (TV Series) Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Episode #1.8972 (Aug 19, 2016) Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Wayward PinesWayward Pines (TV Series) Writer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Bedtime Story (Jul 27, 2016) Writer ("I Won't Back Down") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Good Morning", "Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Acció políticaAcció política (TV Series) Performer ("Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Episode #1.14 (Mar 4, 2016) Performer ("Won't Back Down"), Writer ("Won't Back Down")  Less
  • Primary photo for It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBCIt's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Anything That's Rock and Roll")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Lip Sync BattleLip Sync Battle (TV Series) Writer ("Stay with Me") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTodd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) Writer ("Stay With Me") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Cougar TownCougar Town (TV Series) Performer ("Don't Fade On Me") ( 2 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer ("Don't Fade On Me") ( 2 episodes, 2015 ) , Writer ("Free Fallin", "Free Fallin'" (uncredited)) ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Writer ("Something Good Coming") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2011–2015 4
    • A Two Story Town (Mar 24, 2015) Performer ("Free Fallin"), Writer ("Free Fallin", "Free Fallin'" (uncredited))  Less
    • This One's for Me (Feb 24, 2015) Performer ("Don't Fade On Me") (uncredited), Writer ("Don't Fade On Me") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Wild One, Forever (Feb 17, 2015) Performer ("Don't Fade On Me") (uncredited), Writer ("Don't Fade On Me") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation (TV Series) Writer ("End of the Line") ( 2 episodes, 2015 ) , Performer ("Wildflowers") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011–2015 4
    • One Last Ride: Part 2 (Feb 24, 2015) Writer ("End of the Line") (uncredited)  Less
    • One Last Ride: Part 1 (Feb 24, 2015) Writer ("End of the Line") (uncredited)  Less
    • Ann and Chris (Jan 30, 2014) Performer ("Wildflowers") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The 57th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Stay with Me")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Matzav Ha'UmaMatzav Ha'Uma (TV Series) Music ("Kol Ma SheTirtzu") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #8.4 (Dec 6, 2014) Music ("Kol Ma SheTirtzu")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Performer ("Running Down a Dream") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Running Down a Dream") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Episode dated 3 December 2014 (Dec 3, 2014) Performer ("Running Down a Dream"), Writer ("Running Down a Dream")  Less
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged SeriesYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Kai (Nov 17, 2014) Performer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited), Writer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • The Book of Joe (Oct 5, 2014) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream")  Less
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Writer ("American Dream Plan B", "Forgotten Man", "U Get Me High") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Today at WimbledonToday at Wimbledon (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • 2014: Day 13 (Jul 6, 2014) Performer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited), Writer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WimbledonWimbledon (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Stay with Me") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The Voice IsraelThe Voice Israel (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #3.1 (Jun 8, 2014) Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for My Mad Fat DiaryMy Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) Performer ("Free Falling") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Free Falling") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Friday (Mar 10, 2014) Performer ("Free Falling") (uncredited), Writer ("Free Falling") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American RockBorn to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series) Performer ("Change of Heart") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Change of Heart", "Don't Come Around Here No More") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Welcome to the Jungle (Jan 24, 2014) Performer ("Change of Heart") (uncredited), Writer ("Change of Heart", "Don't Come Around Here No More") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The GoldbergsThe Goldbergs (TV Series) Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Shopping (Dec 3, 2013) Writer ("American Girl") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The NewsroomThe Newsroom (TV Series) Writer ("You Got It") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream") ( 13 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2011–2013 14
    • Episode #21.153 (May 23, 2013) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.106 (Mar 11, 2013) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.98 (Feb 20, 2013) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Writer ("Here Comes My Girl") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Finale (May 16, 2013) Writer ("Here Comes My Girl") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CalifornicationCalifornication (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Wake Up Time") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("Wake Up Time") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008–2013 2
    • The Abby (Mar 31, 2013) Soundtrack ("Time to Move On")  Less
    • The Great Ashby (Oct 5, 2008) Performer ("Wake Up Time"), Writer ("Wake Up Time")  Less
  • Primary photo for De wereld draait doorDe wereld draait door (TV Series) Writer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("Heb ik het op film" (Handle me with care)) ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2008–2013 2
    • Episode #4.43 (Oct 31, 2008) Writer ("I Won't Back Down") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode dated 1 March 2013 (Mar 1, 2013) Writer ("Heb ik het op film" (Handle me with care)) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for RageRage (TV Series) Writer ("You Got It") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Mr Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELOMr Blue Sky: The Story of Jeff Lynne & ELO (TV Movie) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Voice UKThe Voice UK (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Live Show 2 (May 5, 2012) Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Top 8 Perform (Apr 4, 2012) Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around")  Less
  • Primary photo for No me la puc treure del capNo me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Bon rotllo (Jan 19, 2012) Performer ("Free Fallin'"), Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Writer ("Something Good Coming") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Coach TripCoach Trip (TV Series) Writer ("Learning to Fly") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Learning to Fly") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #5.14 (Sep 16, 2010) Performer ("Learning to Fly") (uncredited), Writer ("Learning to Fly") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Der letzte BulleDer letzte Bulle (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Das Runde muss ins Eckige (Jun 7, 2010) Performer ("Free Fallin'"), Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less
  • Primary photo for Street MusicStreet Music (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for King of the HillKing of the Hill (TV Series) Lucky / Mud Dobber ( 28 episodes, 2004–2009 ) , Writer ("Free Fallin") ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999–2009 29
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  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (Aug 13, 2009) Performer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"), Writer ("Stop Draggin' My Heart Around")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Round Eight (May 4, 2009) Writer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Marie Brand - The Night of RetributionMarie Brand - The Night of Retribution (TV Movie) Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for IdolsIdols (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Criminal MindsCriminal Minds (TV Series) Writer ("Here Comes My Girl") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Soul Mates (Jan 14, 2009) Writer ("Here Comes My Girl")  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("You Got Lucky") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Performer ("Don't Come Around Here No More") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Free Fallin") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Performer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2004–2009 5
    • Breaking News (Jan 11, 2009) Performer ("Don't Come Around Here No More") (uncredited)  Less
    • Triple Threat (Nov 16, 2008) Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less
    • Bad Night (Oct 9, 2005) Performer ("American Girl"), Writer ("American Girl")  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Marty Stuart ShowThe Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Dierks Bentley (Jan 10, 2009) Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream")  Less
  • Primary photo for Stargate: AtlantisStargate: Atlantis (TV Series) Performer ("Solitary Man") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Vegas (Dec 19, 2008) Performer ("Solitary Man")  Less
  • Primary photo for LegendsLegends (TV Series) Writer ("You Got It") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Ugly BettyUgly Betty (TV Series) Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • The Manhattan Project (Sep 25, 2008) Writer ("American Girl") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for RecountRecount (TV Movie) Performer ("I Won't Back Down"), Writer ("I Won't Back Down")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Writer ("Refugee") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Saving GraceSaving Grace (TV Series) Performer ("Saving Grace") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Pilot (Jul 23, 2007) Performer ("Saving Grace")  Less
  • Primary photo for Friday Night LightsFriday Night Lights (TV Series) Performer ("Saving Grace") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Saving Grace") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Nevermind (Jan 3, 2007) Performer ("Saving Grace") (uncredited), Writer ("Saving Grace") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cesko hledá SuperStarCesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("Learning to Fly") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Tretí finále (Nov 5, 2006) Writer ("Learning to Fly")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ha-ShminiyaHa-Shminiya (TV Series) Performer ("One Headlight") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Alibi (Oct 30, 2006) Performer ("One Headlight") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Writer ("Anything You Want") ( 1 episode, 1996 ) , Performer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Writer ("You Got It") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 1996–2006 3
  • Primary photo for What About BrianWhat About Brian (TV Series) Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Pilot (Apr 16, 2006) Writer ("American Girl")  Less
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Writer ("Free Fallin'") ( 1 episode, 2000 ) , Writer ("American Girl") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2000–2006 2
    • Join the Club (Mar 19, 2006) Writer ("American Girl") (uncredited)  Less
    • Funhouse (Apr 9, 2000) Writer ("Free Fallin'") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The O.C.The O.C. (TV Series) Writer ("Christmas All Over Again") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Performer ("Christmas All Over Again") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • The Chrismukkah Bar Mitz-vahkkah (Dec 15, 2005) Performer ("Christmas All Over Again"), Writer ("Christmas All Over Again")  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & FoundSaturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (TV Special) Writer ("Change of Heart")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of David SpadeSaturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (TV Special) Writer ("Free Fallin'")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night LiveLive from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Special) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("Don't Do Me like That")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Shabatot VeHagimShabatot VeHagim (TV Series) Writer ("BeEmet Mazal Tov (Congratulations)") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Gesher Tzar (2004) Writer ("BeEmet Mazal Tov (Congratulations)")  Less
  • Primary photo for SoundstageSoundstage (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2003 ) , Writer ("Crawling Back To You", "I Won't Back Down", "Angel Dream", "Melinda", "Refugee") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("Love is a Long Road" (uncredited), "You Don't Know How It Feels" (uncredited), "Black Leather Woman" (uncredited), "Wake Up Time", "Lost Children", "Two Men Talkin'", "You Wreck Me") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
    • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Part 2 (Jun 10, 2003) Himself, Writer ("Love is a Long Road" (uncredited), "You Don't Know How It Feels" (uncredited), "Black Leather Woman" (uncredited), "Wake Up Time", "Lost Children", "Two Men Talkin'", "You Wreck Me")  Less
    • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Part 1 (Jun 2003) Himself, Writer ("Crawling Back To You", "I Won't Back Down", "Angel Dream", "Melinda", "Refugee") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SkeppsholmenSkeppsholmen (TV Series) Lyrics ("Walls (No. 3)") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Music ("Walls (No. 3)") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Episode #3.11 (Dec 11, 2003) Lyrics ("Walls (No. 3)"), Music ("Walls (No. 3)")  Less
  • Primary photo for George Harrison - Der sanfte BeatleGeorge Harrison - Der sanfte Beatle (TV Short) Himself (archive footage), Writer ("HANDLE WITH CARE")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Zwei Männer am HerdZwei Männer am Herd (TV Series) Performer ("Learning To Fly") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • Comeback für Conrad (May 8, 2001) Performer ("Learning To Fly") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Stars in Their EyesStars in Their Eyes (TV Series) Writer ("You Got It") ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Episode #11.8 (Apr 29, 2000) Writer ("You Got It")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) Tom Petty ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
    • Flip (May 31, 1998) Tom Petty  Less
  • Primary photo for TohuwabohuTohuwabohu (TV Series) Writer ("California Blue") ( 2 episodes, 1994–1997 )  Less 1994–1997 2
    • 20: Ende (1994) Writer ("California Blue") (uncredited)  Less
    • Tohu-Nacht Revue 1990-1997 (1997) Writer ("California Blue") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Weinerville Chanukah SpecialThe Weinerville Chanukah Special (TV Movie) Performer ("Runnin' Down a Dream"), Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) Performer ("It's Good To Be King") ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Sexual Harrassment (Oct 9, 1995) Performer ("It's Good To Be King")  Less
  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Performer ("You Wreck Me") ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
    • Ready or Not (Sep 27, 1995) Performer ("You Wreck Me")  Less
  • Primary photo for Melrose PlaceMelrose Place (TV Series) Performer ("I Won't Back Down") ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
    • Responsibly Yours (Sep 9, 1992) Performer ("I Won't Back Down")  Less
  • Primary photo for Zwei Münchner in HamburgZwei Münchner in Hamburg (TV Series) Writer ("California Blue") ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Die Traumreise (Dec 14, 1989) Writer ("California Blue") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for It's Garry Shandling's Show.It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1987 ) , Performer ("We Wish You a Merry Christmas", "The First Noel", "White Christmas", "Garry Shandling's Coming to Town") ( 1 episode, 1987 ) , Performer ("The Waiting") ( 1 episode, 1987 ) , Writer ("The Waiting") ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 2
    • It's Garry Shandling's Christmas Show (Dec 17, 1987) Himself, Performer ("We Wish You a Merry Christmas", "The First Noel", "White Christmas", "Garry Shandling's Coming to Town") (uncredited)  Less
    • No Baby, No Show (Nov 6, 1987) Himself, Performer ("The Waiting"), Writer ("The Waiting")  Less
  • Primary photo for DollyDolly (TV Series) Performer ("One of These Days") ( 1 episode, 1987 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Episode #1.6 (Nov 1, 1987) Himself, Performer ("One of These Days")  Less
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer ("Here Comes My Girl") ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Little Miss Dangerous (Jan 31, 1986) Writer ("Here Comes My Girl") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Live AidLive Aid (TV Special) Writer ("American Girl", "The Waiting / Rebels", "Refugee")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Knight RiderKnight Rider (TV Series) Writer ("Breakdown") ( 2 episodes, 1983–1984 )  Less 1983–1984 2
  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Writer ("Magnolia") ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
    • Changes (Jan 27, 1982) Writer ("Magnolia")  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Anything That's Rock and Roll") ( 1 episode, 1977 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1977 ) , Writer ("Louisiana Rain") ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1977–1979 2
    • Episode dated 11 January 1979 (Jan 11, 1979) Writer ("Louisiana Rain")  Less
    • Episode dated 16 June 1977 (Jun 16, 1977) Himself (as Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Writer ("Anything That's Rock and Roll")  Less
Self (61 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (12 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for CBS News Sunday MorningCBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #37.24 (Oct 7, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #37.20 (Oct 3, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #3.25 (Oct 6, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #22.20 (Oct 3, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dish NationDish Nation (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #6.22 (Oct 3, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #24.26 (Oct 3, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Video Killed the Radio StarVideo Killed the Radio Star (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
    • Tom Petty (Aug 10, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rock LegendsRock Legends (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
    • Tom Petty (2013) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Elvis What If?Elvis What If? Self (archive footage)  Less 2012 $2K
  • Primary photo for Profiles in PhilanthropyProfiles in Philanthropy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: PlaybackTom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback (Video) Himself (Vocals / Guitars) (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Old Grey Whistle TestThe Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Rock Band 3Rock Band 3 (Video Game) Writer ("I Need to Know")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Guitar Hero 5Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) Performer ("Runnin' Down a Dream"), Writer ("Runnin' Down a Dream", "American Girl")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasGrand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) Soundtrack ("Running Down a Dream") (uncredited), Writer ("Running Down a Dream") (uncredited)  Less 2004

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