Benjamin Gibbard

Soundtrack | Composer | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Wedding Crashers (2005) | Easy A (2010) | Californication
AKA 
Death Cab for Cutie | Ben Gibbard
BORN 
Aug 11, 1976 (age 41)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (35 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Who's Driving DougWho's Driving Doug Writer ("Passenger Seat", "Expo 86", "Lightness", "Sound Of Settling", "Tiny Vessels", "Death Of An Interior Decorator", "Title And Registration", "Lack Of Color", "We Looked Like Giants", "The New Year", "Transatlanticism")  Less 2016 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for LaggiesLaggies Composer, Performer ("It's Never Too Late"), Writer ("Such Great Heights", "It's Never Too Late")  Less 2014 $5MM $440K
  • Primary photo for The Postal Service: A Tattered Line of StringThe Postal Service: A Tattered Line of String (Short) Composer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Musician, Engineer, Mixer, Vocals, Guitar, Keyboard, Writer ("A Tattered Line of String")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Postal Service AuditionsThe Postal Service Auditions (Video) Actor  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 10 Years of the Postal Service10 Years of the Postal Service (Short) Himself, Composer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Death of Spider-ManThe Death of Spider-Man (Video) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into The Dark") (as Ben Gibbard)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Friends with BenefitsFriends with Benefits Writer ("I Will Follow You Into The Dark")  Less 2011 $35MM $56MM
  • Primary photo for The Art of Getting ByThe Art of Getting By Writer ("We Will Become Silhouettes")  Less 2011 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for ArthurArthur Performer ("Where Our Destination Lies", "When the Sun Goes Down") (as Ben Gibbard), Writer ("Where Our Destination Lies", "When the Sun Goes Down") (as Ben Gibbard)  Less 2011 $40MM $33MM
  • Primary photo for BeastlyBeastly Writer ("Transatlanticism") (as Benjamin D. Gibbard)  Less 2011 $17MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & TechnologyConnected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology Writer ("Transatlanticism")  Less 2011 $1.3MM $13K
  • Primary photo for Easy AEasy A Writer ("Transatlanticism")  Less 2010 $8MM $58MM
  • Primary photo for The Twilight Saga: New MoonThe Twilight Saga: New Moon Writer ("Meet Me On The Equinox")  Less 2009 $50MM $297MM
  • Primary photo for Love HappensLove Happens Writer ("We Will Become Silhouettes")  Less 2009 $18MM $23MM
  • Primary photo for Brief Interviews with Hideous MenBrief Interviews with Hideous Men Harry / Subject #20 (as Ben Gibbard)  Less 2009 $28K
  • Primary photo for Crooked TeethCrooked Teeth (Video) Himself (voice), Composer, Musician, Writer ("Crooked Teeth"), Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The InvisibleThe Invisible Writer ("I Will Follow You into the Dark")  Less 2007 $30MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Ben Folds: Live at My SpaceBen Folds: Live at My Space (Video) Writer ("Such Great Heights")  Less 2007 $60K
  • Primary photo for Kurt Cobain About a SonKurt Cobain About a Son Composer, Score Performer  Less 2006 $81K
  • Primary photo for Catch and ReleaseCatch and Release Writer ("Soul Meets Body" (2005))  Less 2006 $15MM
  • Primary photo for Fun with Dick and JaneFun with Dick and Jane Writer ("What Sarah Said")  Less 2005 $100MM $110MM
  • Primary photo for ShopgirlShopgirl Writer ("The Sound Of Settling")  Less 2005 $10MM
  • Primary photo for Expo 86'Expo 86' (Video) Writer ("Expo 86")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Wedding CrashersWedding Crashers Writer ("The Sound Of Settling")  Less 2005 $40MM $209MM
  • Primary photo for The Postal Service: We Will Become SilhouettesThe Postal Service: We Will Become Silhouettes (Short) Family, Composer, Music Producer, Vocals, Keyboard, Songwriter, Musician, Engineer, Mixer, Writer ("We Will Become Silhouettes")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Puffy ChairThe Puffy Chair Writer ("Transatlanticism" (2003))  Less 2005 $15K $192K
  • Primary photo for How to Be: EmoHow to Be: Emo (Short) Writer ("A Movie Script Ending")  Less 2004 $250K
  • Primary photo for D.E.B.S.D.E.B.S. Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")  Less 2004 $3.5MM $97K
  • Primary photo for Wicker ParkWicker Park Writer ("A Movie Script Ending") (uncredited)  Less 2004 $30MM $13MM
  • Primary photo for The Postal Service: Against All OddsThe Postal Service: Against All Odds (Short) Himself (as The Postal Service) (voice), Music Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter, Engineer, Performer ("Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Garden StateGarden State Writer ("Such Great Heights" (2002)) (as Ben Gibbard)  Less 2004 $2.5MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for KatydidKatydid (Short) Writer ("Clark Gable") (as Ben Gibbard)  Less 2004 $12K
  • Primary photo for Mean CreekMean Creek Writer ("The Sound of Settling")  Less 2004 $500K $604K
  • Primary photo for The Postal Service: The District Sleeps Alone TonightThe Postal Service: The District Sleeps Alone Tonight (Short) Himself (as The Postal Service), Composer, Music Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter, Engineer, Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Postal Service: Such Great HeightsThe Postal Service: Such Great Heights (Short) Himself (voice), Composer, Music Producer, Musician, Engineer, Mixer, Guitar, Keyboard, Songwriter, Writer ("Such Great Heights")  Less 2003
Past Television (40 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for QuanticoQuantico (TV Series) Writer ("Black Sun", "The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Clear (Mar 13, 2016) Writer ("Black Sun", "The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Himself - Death Cab for Cutie / Himself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 2012–2015 ) , Lyrics ("You Are a Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Music ("You Are a Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("The Ghosts of Beverly Drive") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Something's Rattling...") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2011–2015 3
  • Primary photo for Made in ChelseaMade in Chelsea (TV Series) Writer ("Title and Registration") ( 2 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ("Little Wanderer") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Writer ("Black Sun") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Writer ("You Are A Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer ("Some Boys") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2011–2015 6
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("The Ghosts of Beverly Drive") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Writer ("No Room in Frame") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Writer ("Such Great Heights") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Transatlanticism") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("Train Song") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2011–2014 3
    • Promises (Jan 2, 2014) Performer ("Train Song") (uncredited)  Less
    • Remember Me, I'm the One Who Loves You (Feb 21, 2012) Writer ("Transatlanticism") (uncredited)  Less
    • Nora (Oct 11, 2011) Writer ("Such Great Heights")  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone Tonight") ( 2 episodes, 2010–2013 ) , Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ("I Will Follow You Into the Dark") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2010–2013 4
    • Top 14 Perform: 2 Eliminated (Jul 30, 2013) Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")  Less
    • Top 6 Perform (Sep 5, 2012) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into the Dark")  Less
    • Top Three Perform (Aug 11, 2010) Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone")  Less
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  • Primary photo for SmashSmash (TV Series) Writer ("Some Boys (Smash Cast Version) [Feat. Katharine McPhee]") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • The Read-Through (Mar 5, 2013) Writer ("Some Boys (Smash Cast Version) [Feat. Katharine McPhee]") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DeceptionDeception (TV Series) Writer ("You Are A Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Jane by DesignJane by Design (TV Series) Writer ("Transatlanticism") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • The Wedding Gown (Feb 21, 2012) Writer ("Transatlanticism") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for One Tree HillOne Tree Hill (TV Series) Writer ("Monday Morning") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Stay Young, Go Dancing") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #19.16 (Sep 29, 2011) Writer ("Stay Young, Go Dancing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Lyrics ("You Are a Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Music ("You Are a Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #3.75 (May 17, 2011) Lyrics ("You Are a Tourist"), Music ("You Are a Tourist")  Less
  • Primary photo for Against the WallAgainst the Wall (TV Series) Writer ("You Are A Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • A Good Cop (Aug 7, 2011) Writer ("You Are A Tourist") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ChuckChuck (TV Series) Writer ("You Are A Tourist") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for NikitaNikita (TV Series) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into The Dark") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Into the Dark (Apr 14, 2011) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into The Dark") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Secret Diary of a Call GirlSecret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) Writer ("A Lack Of Color") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #4.6 (Mar 8, 2011) Writer ("A Lack Of Color") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: MiamiCSI: Miami (TV Series) Writer ("Transatlanticism") ( 2 episodes, 2006–2010 )  Less 2006–2010 2
    • Fallen (Oct 3, 2010) Writer ("Transatlanticism") (uncredited)  Less
    • Death Pool 100 (Oct 2, 2006) Writer ("Transatlanticism") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Writer ("Such Great Heights") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Pity and Fear") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2007–2010 2
    • Bullet (Apr 4, 2010) Writer ("Pity and Fear") (uncredited)  Less
    • Knuckle Up (Jan 7, 2007) Writer ("Such Great Heights")  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone Tonight") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Top 6 Perform (Oct 13, 2009) Writer ("The District Sleeps Alone Tonight")  Less
  • Primary photo for HeroesHeroes (TV Series) Writer ("Grapevine Fires") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Chapter Two 'Ink' (Sep 28, 2009) Writer ("Grapevine Fires") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Writer ("Grapevine Fires") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Separation Anxiety (Jan 8, 2009) Writer ("Grapevine Fires") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ScrubsScrubs (TV Series) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into the Dark") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • My Last Words (Jan 6, 2009) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into the Dark") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 9021090210 (TV Series) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into The Dark") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • That Which We Destroy (Nov 18, 2008) Writer ("I Will Follow You Into The Dark") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Writer ("Pity and Fear") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("Someday You Will Be Loved") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006–2008 2
    • Let It Bleed (Oct 30, 2008) Writer ("Pity and Fear") (uncredited)  Less
    • The Unusual Suspect (Mar 30, 2006) Writer ("Someday You Will Be Loved") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Friday Night LightsFriday Night Lights (TV Series) Writer ("Bixby Canyon Bridge") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • How the Other Half Lives (Oct 15, 2008) Writer ("Bixby Canyon Bridge") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The HillsThe Hills (TV Series) Writer ("The Ice Is Getting Thinner") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("Cath...") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ("I Will Possess Your Heart") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 3
    • Something Has to Change (Sep 8, 2008) Writer ("The Ice Is Getting Thinner")  Less
    • Boys Make Girls Cry (Sep 7, 2008) Writer ("Cath...") (uncredited)  Less
    • A New Roommate (Apr 21, 2008) Writer ("I Will Possess Your Heart") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Gossip GirlGossip Girl (TV Series) Writer ("The Ice Is Getting Thinner") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Much 'I Do' About Nothing (May 19, 2008) Writer ("The Ice Is Getting Thinner") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Transatlanticism") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Brothers & SistersBrothers & Sisters (TV Series) Writer ("A Lack Of Color") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("Soul Meets Body") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 2
    • History Repeating (Oct 14, 2007) Writer ("Soul Meets Body") (uncredited)  Less
    • Grapes of Wrath (May 6, 2007) Writer ("A Lack Of Color") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CalifornicationCalifornication (TV Series) Writer ("Passenger Seat") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Girls, Interrupted (Sep 24, 2007) Writer ("Passenger Seat") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Black DonnellysThe Black Donnellys (TV Series) Writer ("Brothers On A Hotel Bed") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • The Only Thing Sure (Apr 2, 2007) Writer ("Brothers On A Hotel Bed")  Less
  • Primary photo for Six DegreesSix Degrees (TV Series) Writer ("Marching Bands of Manhattan") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • What Are the Odds? (Sep 28, 2006) Writer ("Marching Bands of Manhattan") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer ("Soul Meets Body", "Crooked Teeth") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Scarlett Johansson/Death Cab for Cutie (Jan 14, 2006) Himself (as Death Cab for Cutie), Writer ("Soul Meets Body", "Crooked Teeth") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for How I Met Your MotherHow I Met Your Mother (TV Series) Writer ("Soul Meets Body") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • The Wedding (Jan 9, 2006) Writer ("Soul Meets Body")  Less
  • Primary photo for Six Feet Under: In MemoriamSix Feet Under: In Memoriam (TV Movie) Writer ("Transatlanticism")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The O.C.The O.C. (TV Series) Writer ("Soul Meets Body") ( 2 episodes, 2005 ) , Writer ("The Sound Of Settling", "A Movie Script Ending", "Title And Registration") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("A Movie Script Ending") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("A Lack of Color") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2003–2005 5
    • The Shape of Things to Come (Sep 15, 2005) Writer ("Soul Meets Body")  Less
    • The Aftermath (Sep 8, 2005) Writer ("Soul Meets Body")  Less
    • The O.C. Confidential (Apr 21, 2005) Writer ("The Sound Of Settling", "A Movie Script Ending", "Title And Registration") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Veronica MarsVeronica Mars (TV Series) Writer ("Such Great Heights") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Life As We Know ItLife As We Know It (TV Series) Writer ("Such Great Heights") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Pilot (Oct 7, 2004) Writer ("Such Great Heights")  Less
  • Primary photo for Six Feet UnderSix Feet Under (TV Series) Writer ("Transatlanticism") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Terror Starts at Home (Jul 25, 2004) Writer ("Transatlanticism") (uncredited)  Less
Self (20 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Glamour & the SqualorThe Glamour & the Squalor Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Himself - Death Cab for Cutie / Himself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 2012–2015 )  Less 2012–2015
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Retro 30Retro 30 (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sonic HighwaysSonic Highways (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Colbert ReportThe Colbert Report (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself - Musical guest ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • Episode #4.176 (Oct 12, 2012) Himself - Musical guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Big Morning Buzz LiveBig Morning Buzz Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Death Cab for Cutie: You Are a TouristDeath Cab for Cutie: You Are a Tourist (Video) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for MusicMusic Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Wheedle's GrooveWheedle's Groove (Video) Self  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for SoundstageSoundstage (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for D TourD Tour Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Death Cab for Cutie: Open WindowsDeath Cab for Cutie: Open Windows (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big SurOne Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Musikprogrammet - programmet om musikMusikprogrammet - programmet om musik (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for House BandHouse Band (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Drive Well, Sleep Carefully: On the Road with Death Cab for CutieDrive Well, Sleep Carefully: On the Road with Death Cab for Cutie Himself  Less 2005
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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