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Jim Kerr (I)


Jim Kerr was born on July 9, 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was previously married to Patsy Kensit and Chrissie Hynde. See full bio »

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Known For

The Siege Soundtrack
(1998)
Elizabethtown Soundtrack
(2005)
Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack
(2013)
The Informers Soundtrack
(2008)

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 2017 Stuck on You (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Alive and Kicking" - uncredited)
 2017 Summer of Sport: Women's Euro 2017 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- England vs. Scotland (2017) ... (writer: "Alive & Kicking" - uncredited)
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (writer: "New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)" - as James Kerr)
 2016 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- 2016: Day 14, Part 3 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 11, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 8, Part 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 1, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
 2016 Cuéntame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El futuro es nuestro (2016) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 2015 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Fall Ball (2015) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking" - uncredited)
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Broken Code (2013) ... (writer: "Waterfront" - uncredited)
 2013 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 23 (2013) ... (writer: "Alive And Kicking" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as James Kerr, "All the Things She Said")
 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sadie Hawkins (2013) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking" - uncredited)
 2012 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Free at Last (2012) ... (writer: "Mandela Day" - as James S. Kerr)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Mandela Day" - uncredited)
 2009 Awaydays (writer: "I Travel")
 2008 Star Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bono Presents Christ 2: My Story (2008) ... (writer: "All the Things She Said" - uncredited)
 2008 The Informers (writer: "New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)" - as James Kerr)
  Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (lyrics: "I Travel" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Travel" - uncredited)
 2006 Folk Britannia (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Between the Wars (2006) ... (lyrics: "Belfast Child" (based on "She Moves Through the Fair"))
 2005 Elizabethtown (writer: "Promised You a Miracle" (1982) - as James Kerr)
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sleepover (2004) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 1999 The Match (writer: "Hello")
 1998 The Siege (writer: "Great Leap Forward" - as James Kerr)
 1998 La vida en el aire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 1982-1998 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 March 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Glitterball")
- Episode dated 26 January 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "She's a River")
- Episode dated 12 January 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "She's a River")
- Episode dated 13 November 1986 (1986) ... (writer: "Ghostdancing")
- Episode dated 29 April 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Promised You a Miracle")
 1997 Brit Awards 1997 (TV Special) (writer: "Alive & Kicking" - uncredited)
 1995 The Immortals (writer: "7 Deadly Sins" - uncredited)
 1991 Only Fools and Horses (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Miami Twice (The American Dream) (1991) ... (writer: "Let There Be Love" - uncredited)
- Stage Fright (1991) ... (writer: "Kick It In" - uncredited)
 1985 Now That's What I Call Music 6 (Video) (writer: "Alive and Kicking")
 1985 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna/Simple Minds (1985) ... (writer: "Alive and Kicking", "Sanctify Yourself" - uncredited)
 1985 Live Aid (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Promised you a miracle", "Ghostdancing")
 1982 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 October 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "Promised You a Miracle")
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Simple Minds Site

Alternate Names:

Simple Minds | Simple minds

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Charlie Burchill and I are on the record as being big, big Genesis fans. Having said that, I watched a documentary on them a couple of weeks ago on BBC Four and indeed I would have hated to be in a band with most of the guys! They talk about Peter's (Peter Gabriel) nonsense in terms of the way he dressed up but I thought to myself: "Pal, you'd be in Camel if it wasnae for him!" See more »

Trivia:

The first band he saw live was Genesis. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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