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Rufus Wainwright

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Brokeback Mountain (2005) | Moulin Rouge! (2001) | Zoolander (2001)
AWARDS 
1 win & 4 nominations More »
BORN 
Jul 22, 1973 (age 43)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for La Música Te Eleva, Episodio 1: Rufus WainwrightLa Música Te Eleva, Episodio 1: Rufus Wainwright (Short) Himself, Music  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Holding the ManHolding the Man Performer ("Forever and a Year"), Writer ("Forever and a Year")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Prima DonnaPrima Donna The Pianist, Composer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Tom at the FarmTom at the Farm Performer ("Going to a Town"), Writer ("Going to a Town")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for On My WayOn My Way Performer ("This Love Affair")  Less 2013 $311K
  • Primary photo for The Being ExperienceThe Being Experience Actor  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigleSing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle Himself, Executive Producer, Performer ("Candles", "I Am a Diamond", "I Cried for Us", "First Born Son", "Southern Boys", "Talk to Me of Mendocino", "A la Claire Fontaine", "The Walking Song", "Kitty Come Home"), Writer ("Candles"), Special Thanks (funding)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Any Day NowAny Day Now Performer ("Metaphorical Blanket"), Writer ("Metaphorical Blanket")  Less 2012 $200K
  • Primary photo for Het leven uit een dagHet leven uit een dag Performer ("Agnus Dei")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Quiet ChaosQuiet Chaos Performer ("Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk"), Writer ("Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk") (as R. Wainwright)  Less 2008 $10K
  • Primary photo for Days of DarknessDays of Darkness Le jeune prince / Le prince chantant  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Meet the RobinsonsMeet the Robinsons Lyrics ("Another Believer", "Where is Your Heart At?", "The Motion Waltz (Emotional Commotion)"), Music ("Another Believer", "Where is Your Heart At?", "The Motion Waltz (Emotional Commotion)"), Performer ("Another Believer", "The Motion Waltz (Emotional Commotion)")  Less 2007 $98MM
  • Primary photo for TradeTrade Performer ("Agnus Dei")  Less 2007 $12MM $214K
  • Primary photo for The History BoysThe History Boys Performer ("Bewitched")  Less 2006 £2MM $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for Leonard Cohen: I'm Your ManLeonard Cohen: I'm Your Man Himself, Featured Performer, Performer ("Everybody Knows", "Chelsea Hotel No. 2", "Hallelujah")  Less 2005 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Brokeback MountainBrokeback Mountain Performer ("Maker Makes"), Writer ("Maker Makes")  Less 2005 $14MM $83MM
  • Primary photo for StrangersStrangers (Video) Himself, Lyrics ("Dinner at Eight"), Performer ("Try Again"), Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for PrimePrime Performer ("PEACH TREES"), Writer ("PEACH TREES")  Less 2005 $23MM
  • Primary photo for HeightsHeights Jeremy  Less 2005 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack StoryFilthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story Performer ("Imaginary Love"), Writer ("Imaginary Love")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The BaxterThe Baxter Performer ("Beautiful Child"), Writer ("Beautiful Child")  Less 2005 $182K
  • Primary photo for The AviatorThe Aviator Cocoanut Grove Vocalist #1, Performer ("I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise" (1922))  Less 2004 $110MM $103MM
  • Primary photo for Bridget Jones: The Edge of ReasonBridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Performer ("I Eat Dinner")  Less 2004 $40MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for I Am SamI Am Sam Performer ("Across the Universe")  Less 2001 $22MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for ZoolanderZoolander Performer ("He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother"), Producer ("He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother")  Less 2001 $28MM $45MM
  • Primary photo for Moulin Rouge!Moulin Rouge! Performer ("Complainte De La Butte"), Producer ("Complainte De La Butte")  Less 2001 $50MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Big DaddyBig Daddy Performer ("Instant Pleasure")  Less 1999 $34MM $163MM
  • Primary photo for The Myth of FingerprintsThe Myth of Fingerprints Arranger ("Vainement, ma bien-aimée"), Performer ("Vainement, ma bien-aimée", "On the Banks of the Wabash")  Less 1997 $2MM $459K
  • Primary photo for Tommy Tricker and the Stamp TravellerTommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller Singer, Performer ("I'm Running"), Writer ("I'm Running")  Less 1988
Past Television (27 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for JustiçaJustiça (TV Mini-series) Performer ("Hallelujah") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Vicente 1 (Aug 22, 2016) Performer ("Hallelujah")  Less
  • Primary photo for BoJack HorsemanBoJack Horseman (TV Series) Drinking Bird / The Overtones (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • That's Too Much, Man! (Jul 22, 2016) Drinking Bird / The Overtones (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Performer ("Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart") (1 episode, 2016), Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Louis C.K./Questlove/Rufus Wainwright (May 2, 2016) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart")  Less
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare Live! From the RSCShakespeare Live! From the RSC (TV Movie) Himself - Performer, Composer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for About a BoyAbout a Boy (TV Series) Performer ("Slideshow") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Performer ("Beautiful Child") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Beautiful Child") (1 episode, 2013), Performer ("Puttin' on the Ritz") (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("The Trolley Song") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008–2013 4
    • Top 8 Perform: 2 Eliminated (Aug 20, 2013) Performer ("Beautiful Child"), Writer ("Beautiful Child")  Less
    • Top 10 Perform (Jul 15, 2009) Performer ("Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart")  Less
    • Top 14 Perform (Jul 1, 2009) Performer ("Puttin' on the Ritz")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Stuff You Should KnowStuff You Should Know (TV Series) Manuel (1 episode)  Less 2013–  1
  • Primary photo for Boardwalk EmpireBoardwalk Empire (TV Series) Performer ("Jimbo Jambo") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Two Imposters (Nov 25, 2012) Performer ("Jimbo Jambo") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Jericho") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #19.169 (Jul 23, 2012) Himself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Jericho")  Less
  • Primary photo for De wereld draait doorDe wereld draait door (TV Series) Performer ("Out of the Game") (1 episode, 2012), Himself - Performer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #7.155 (Apr 27, 2012) Himself - Performer, Performer ("Out of the Game")  Less
  • Primary photo for Die Harald Schmidt ShowDie Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) Performer ("Out of the Game") (1 episode, 2012), Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Private PracticePrivate Practice (TV Series) Performer ("Sometimes You Need") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Sometimes You Need") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • And Then There Was One (Apr 24, 2012) Performer ("Sometimes You Need") (uncredited), Writer ("Sometimes You Need") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Performer ("Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Last Cigarette Ever (Dec 14, 2009) Performer ("Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk"), Writer ("Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Writer ("Apartment") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for FlashforwardFlashforward (TV Series) Performer ("Across the Universe") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Shakespeares SonetteShakespeares Sonette (TV Movie) Actor, Composer, Music By, Writer (By)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Performer ("Complainte de la Butte") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Round Four (Apr 6, 2009) Performer ("Complainte de la Butte") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Performer ("Hallelujah") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #2.1 (Jan 7, 2008) Performer ("Hallelujah")  Less
  • Primary photo for DruckfrischDruckfrisch (TV Series) Performer ("Across The Universe") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Episode #4.5 (Sep 3, 2006) Performer ("Across The Universe")  Less
  • Primary photo for Words to Music: The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame 2006Words to Music: The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame 2006 (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Everybody Knows")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for All I Want: A Portrait of Rufus WainwrightAll I Want: A Portrait of Rufus Wainwright (TV Movie) Himself, Acknowledgment (still photographs provided by)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Performer ("Vibrate") (1 episode, 2004), Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #23.2 (May 14, 2004) Himself, Performer ("Vibrate")  Less
  • Primary photo for The L WordThe L Word (TV Series) Performer ("Hallelujah") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Liberally (Mar 21, 2004) Performer ("Hallelujah")  Less
  • Primary photo for The O.C.The O.C. (TV Series) Performer ("California") (1 episode, 2003), Writer ("California") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • The Model Home (Aug 12, 2003) Performer ("California"), Writer ("California")  Less
  • Primary photo for Queer as FolkQueer as Folk (TV Series) Performer ("Poses") (1 episode, 2002), Writer ("Poses") (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for FrasierFrasier (TV Series) Jeremy (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Performer ("April Fools") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Fragile (Apr 28, 1999) Performer ("April Fools")  Less
Self (77 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Live from Lincoln CenterLive from Lincoln Center (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Late Motiv de Andreu BuenafuenteLate Motiv de Andreu Buenafuente (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Coming Together for One Night OnlyComing Together for One Night Only (Short) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for CBS This MorningCBS This Morning (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Episode #3.304 (Dec 20, 2014) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Renée Fleming: Christmas in New YorkRenée Fleming: Christmas in New York (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for BBC PromsBBC Proms (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Live from the Artists DenLive from the Artists Den (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 2012–2014)  Less 2012–2014
  • Primary photo for The Kennedy Center HonorsThe Kennedy Center Honors (TV Special) Himself - Performer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Robbie Williams One Night at the PalladiumRobbie Williams One Night at the Palladium (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Durch die Nacht mit...Durch die Nacht mit... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for CBS News Sunday MorningCBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Guest / Himself (5 episodes, 1998–2012)  Less 1998–2012
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  • Primary photo for Talk Stoop with Cat GreenleafTalk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Rufus Does GumRufus Does Gum (Short) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowEllen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Sunday BrunchSunday Brunch (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for De wereld draait doorDe wereld draait door (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Die Harald Schmidt ShowDie Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2007–2012)  Less 2007–2012
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 2009–2011)  Less 2009–2011
  • Primary photo for DaybreakDaybreak (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Rufus Wainwright: Prima DonnaRufus Wainwright: Prima Donna Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for ÀnimaÀnima (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Continuarà...Continuarà... (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 2005–2010)  Less 2005–2010
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  • Primary photo for Dinner with the BandDinner with the Band (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The HourThe Hour (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Five Minutes With...Five Minutes With... (TV Series) Himself  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Rufus Wainwright: Milwaukee at Last!!!Rufus Wainwright: Milwaukee at Last!!! (Video) Himself  Less 2009 $100K
  • Primary photo for Miradas 2Miradas 2 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Friday Night with Jonathan RossFriday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2007–2009)  Less 2007–2009
  • Primary photo for ImagineImagine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for No disparen al pianistaNo disparen al pianista (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Rufus! Rufus! Rufus! Does Judy! Judy! Judy!Rufus! Rufus! Rufus! Does Judy! Judy! Judy! (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Benicassim Festival 2007Benicassim Festival 2007 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2007 £75K
  • Primary photo for The Henry Rollins ShowThe Henry Rollins Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Ce soir (ou jamais!)Ce soir (ou jamais!) (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sunday AMSunday AM (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Marc Jacobs & Louis VuittonMarc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Music from the MountainMusic from the Mountain (Video) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Decades Rock LiveDecades Rock Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Follow My Voice: With the Music of HedwigFollow My Voice: With the Music of Hedwig Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for NewNowNext MusicNewNowNext Music (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Musikprogrammet - programmet om musikMusikprogrammet - programmet om musik (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Singer (2 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Loops!Loops! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Silenci?Silenci? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for French and SaundersFrench and Saunders (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1998–2005)  Less 1998–2005
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  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.137 (Aug 22, 2005) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for My Fabulous Gay WeddingMy Fabulous Gay Wedding (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sarah Kuttner - Die ShowSarah Kuttner - Die Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Kiki and Herb ReloadedKiki and Herb Reloaded Himself  Less 2005 $125K
  • Primary photo for Le grand journal de Canal+Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 1998–2005)  Less 1998–2005
  • Primary photo for First Comes LoveFirst Comes Love (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Tout le monde en parleTout le monde en parle (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Rufus Wainwright: Live at the FillmoreRufus Wainwright: Live at the Fillmore (Video) Himself  Less 2004 $500K
  • Primary photo for The Frank Skinner ShowThe Frank Skinner Show (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Episode #8.4 (Nov 4, 2004) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Live! from Central Park SummerStageLive! from Central Park SummerStage (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Totally GayerTotally Gayer (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Sharon Osbourne ShowThe Sharon Osbourne Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Isaac Mizrahi ShowThe Isaac Mizrahi Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Lance Loud!: A Death in an American FamilyLance Loud!: A Death in an American Family (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold ArlenStormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2002 CAD 1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Absolutely FabulousAbsolutely Fabulous (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Gay (Dec 27, 2002) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Becoming SamBecoming Sam (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and MusicCome Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Zonen van...Zonen van... (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Loops!Loops! (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2006–2007)  Less 2006–2007
  • Primary photo for Silenci?Silenci? (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2005–2006)  Less 2005–2006
    • Episode #6.4 (Oct 25, 2006) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #5.9 (Dec 2, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less

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