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Ester Dean

Soundtrack | Actress | Composer
KNOWN FOR 
Rio (2011) | Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) | Rio 2 (2014)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
NICKNAME  
Esta Bell
BORN 
Apr 15, 1986 (age 28)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for CitizenfourCitizenfour Writer ("Come & Get It")  Less 2014 $2.8MM
  • Primary photo for The InterviewThe Interview Writer ("Firework") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2014 $44MM $6.1MM
  • Primary photo for The Other WomanThe Other Woman Performer ("GET MY DOUGH"), Writer ("GET MY DOUGH")  Less 2014 $40MM $84MM
  • Primary photo for Rio 2Rio 2 Lyrics ("Let Me Take You to Rio"), Music ("Let Me Take You to Rio"), Performer ("Let Me Take You to Rio", "Rio Rio"), Producer ("Let Me Take You to Rio", "Rio Rio"), Writer ("Rio Rio")  Less 2014 $103MM $132MM
  • Primary photo for The Bling RingThe Bling Ring Performer ("Drop It Low"), Writer ("Drop It Low") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2013 $15MM $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for Pitch PerfectPitch Perfect Cynthia-Rose Adams, Performer ("Since U Been Gone", "Turn the Beat Around (Love to Hear Percussion)", "Party in the U.S.A.", "Price Tag"), Writer ("S & M", "Riff Off: Mickey/Like A Virgin/Hit Me With Your Best Shot/It Must Have Been Love/S & M/Let's Talk About Sex/I'll Make Love To You/Feels Like The First Time/No Diggity" (uncredited))  Less 2012 $17MM $65MM
  • Primary photo for Rust and BoneRust and Bone Writer ("Firework") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2012 €15MM $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for Ice Age: Continental DriftIce Age: Continental Drift Female Siren (voice), Soundtrack, Courtesy ("We Are (Theme from Ice Age Continental Drift)"), Performer ("We Are (Theme from Ice Age Continental Drift)"), Producer ("We Are (Theme from Ice Age Continental Drift)"), Writer ("We Are (Theme from Ice Age Continental Drift)")  Less 2012 $95MM $161MM
  • Primary photo for Katy Perry: Part of MeKaty Perry: Part of Me Writer ("Peacock" (live), "Firework" (live), "Firework") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2012 $12MM $25MM
  • Primary photo for SeeingSeeing (Short) Composer  Less 2012 $9K
  • Primary photo for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most WantedMadagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Writer ("Firework") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2012 $145MM $216MM
  • Primary photo for The LoraxThe Lorax Performer ("Let It Grow (Celebrate the World)"), Writer ("Let It Grow (Celebrate the World)")  Less 2012 $70MM $214MM
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the Chipmunks: ChipwreckedAlvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Writer ("FIREWORK") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2011 $75MM $133MM
  • Primary photo for Glee: The 3D Concert MovieGlee: The 3D Concert Movie Writer ("Firework") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2011 $9MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for PromProm Writer ("Firework") (as Ester Dean)  Less 2011 $8MM $10MM
  • Primary photo for RioRio Boy in Gondola (voice), Lyrics ("Let Me Take You to Rio"), Music ("Let Me Take You to Rio"), Performer ("Let Me Take You to Rio", "Take You to Rio"), Producer ("Let Me Take You to Rio"), Writer ("Take You to Rio")  Less 2011 $90MM $144MM
  • Primary photo for BurlesqueBurlesque Writer ("The Beautiful People")  Less 2010 $55MM $39MM
  • Primary photo for Step Up 3DStep Up 3D Writer ("Up (Remix)", "Already Taken") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2010 $30MM $42MM
  • Primary photo for Confessions of a ShopaholicConfessions of a Shopaholic Writer ("Bad Girl", "Takes Time To Love") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2009 $44MM
  • Primary photo for More Than a GameMore Than a Game Writer ("Stronger") (as Esther Dean)  Less 2008 $945K
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Super Bowl XLIXSuper Bowl XLIX (TV Movie) Writer ("Firework")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Talk That Talk", "Where Have You Been") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Never Ever") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Mr. Know It All") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("All Things") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("What's My Name?") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2014 5
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  • Primary photo for Strictly Come DancingStrictly Come Dancing (TV Series) Writer ("S&M") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • Week 10: Around the World Special (Nov 29, 2014) Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (uncredited)  Less
    • Week 2 (Oct 4, 2014) Writer ("S&M") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Fool in Love") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Mr. Know It All") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Turn Me On") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012–2014 3
  • Primary photo for GuapasGuapas (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • El final (May 6, 2014) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
    • Chiquita (Apr 29, 2014) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for DreamlandDreamland (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Compañerismo (Apr 17, 2014) Writer ("Firework") (as Dean, Esther)  Less
  • Primary photo for Impractical JokersImpractical Jokers (TV Series) Writer ("Rude Boy") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Episode #2.6 (Apr 2, 2014) Writer ("Rude Boy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Writer ("I Want It All") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Dancing on IceDancing on Ice (TV Series) Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 2
    • Week 10: The Grand Final (Mar 9, 2014) Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (uncredited)  Less
    • Week 4 (Jan 26, 2014) Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance AustraliaSo You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) Writer ("Where Have You Been") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for I Am Britney JeanI Am Britney Jean (TV Movie) Writer ("Selfish")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suenaTu cara me suena (TV Series) Writer ("S&M") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for The Voice of the PhilippinesThe Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("Where Have You Been") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • Episode #1.9 (Jul 13, 2013) Writer ("Where Have You Been")  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Jun 22, 2013) Writer ("Firework")  Less
  • Primary photo for 2013 Billboard Music Awards2013 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Come & Get It")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Writer ("S&M") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Finale (May 16, 2013) Writer ("S&M") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Stronger") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Come & Get It") (1 episode, 2013), Writer ("What's My Name?") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2013 3
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Mr. Know It All") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Turn Me On") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Come & Get It") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2011–2013 3
  • Primary photo for The Voice IsraelThe Voice Israel (TV Series) Writer ("Where Have You Been") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #2.27 (Mar 23, 2013) Writer ("Where Have You Been")  Less
  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season ZeroYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Season Zero (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Mar 12, 2013) Writer ("Firework")  Less
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Writer ("Super Bass") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Live Show 5 (Nov 3, 2012) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The X Factor PhilippinesThe X Factor Philippines (TV Series) Writer ("Wet") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Writer ("Where Have You Been") (2 episodes, 2012), Writer ("S&M") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Lose Control (Let Me Down)") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Right There") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 5
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Performer ("Invincible") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Mr. Know It All") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2011), Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Super Bass") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2011–2012 4
    • Episode #20.179 (Jul 18, 2012) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Invincible")  Less
    • Episode #20.86 (Feb 10, 2012) Writer ("Super Bass") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #20.2 (Sep 20, 2011) Writer ("Mr. Know It All")  Less
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  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("Where Have You Been") (1 episode, 2012), Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (2 episodes, 2011), Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2011–2012 3
    • Movie Night (May 20, 2012) Writer ("Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2011 Grand Finale (Jul 10, 2011) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #11.1 (May 8, 2011) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Britain's Got TalentBritain's Got Talent (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #6.6 (Apr 28, 2012) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GirlsGirls (TV Series) Writer ("Mr. Know It All") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Vagina Panic (Apr 22, 2012) Writer ("Mr. Know It All") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Katy Perry Live Lounge SpecialKaty Perry Live Lounge Special (TV Special) Writer ("Firework")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for WrestleMania XXVIIIWrestleMania XXVIII (TV Special) Performer ("Invincible")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for So Random!So Random! (TV Series) Producer ("This Time") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("This Time") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale TourBritney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (TV Movie) Writer (" (Drop Dead) Beautiful", "S&M")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Being EricaBeing Erica (TV Series) Lyrics ("Firework") (1 episode, 2011), Music ("Firework") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Born This Way (Oct 17, 2011) Lyrics ("Firework"), Music ("Firework")  Less
  • Primary photo for Teen SpiritTeen Spirit (TV Movie) Writer (" (Drop Dead) Beautiful")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The BlockThe Block (TV Series) Writer ("S&M") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The Hot 10The Hot 10 (TV Series) Thanks (2 episodes, 2011), Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 3
  • Primary photo for The 2011 Billboard Music AwardsThe 2011 Billboard Music Awards (TV Movie) Writer ("S&M", "Super Bass")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 53rd Annual Grammy AwardsThe 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Writer ("What's My Name?")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Silly Love Songs (Feb 8, 2011) Writer ("Firework") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for JonTronJonTron (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Danville 2nd Ward Young MenDanville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) Writer ("Firework") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Writer ("The One") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for The Album Chart ShowThe Album Chart Show (TV Series) Writer ("Peacock") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Writer ("Rude Boy") (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for Alan Carr: Chatty ManAlan Carr: Chatty Man (TV Series) Writer ("Rude Boy") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #3.4 (Feb 25, 2010) Writer ("Rude Boy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation (TV Series) Writer ("Jump") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Greg Pikitis (Oct 29, 2009) Writer ("Jump") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for NFL Thursday Night FootballNFL Thursday Night Football (TV Series) Writer ("In My City")  Less 2006– 
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for 2013 MTV Movie Awards2013 MTV Movie Awards (TV Movie) Herself - Performer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #8.20 (Sep 25, 2009) Herself - Musical Guest  Less
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Dance Central 2Dance Central 2 (Video Game) Writer ("Rude Boy") (as Esther Dean )  Less 2011

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