Ben Folds


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Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. He's created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles and Regina Spektor, to William Shatner. His last album was a blend of pop songs and ... See full bio »

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Known For

Godzilla Soundtrack
(1998)
About Time Soundtrack
(2013)
(2001)
Marley & Me Soundtrack
(2008)

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  Le Rire (writer: "You'll Have Time") (completed)
  Splitting Up Together (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2018) (performer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Devil May Care (2018) ... (writer: "Brick" - uncredited)
- Pilot (2018) ... (performer: "The Luckiest" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Luckiest" - uncredited)
 2017 Condorito: The Movie (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs") / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs")
 2017 Billions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Kingmaker (2017) ... (performer: "Landed" - uncredited)
  The Comix Scrutinizer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (2016) ... (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs") / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs")
 2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- George Clooney/Governor Jeb Bush/Mavis Staples & Friends (2015) ... (performer: "Everyday People" - uncredited)
  Community (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Basic Intergluteal Numismatics (2014) ... (performer: "Ass Crack Bandit" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ass Crack Bandit" - uncredited)
 2013/I About Time (performer: "The Luckiest (Instrumental)") / (writer: "The Luckiest (Instrumental)" - as Benjamin Folds)
 2013/III Cold Turkey (performer: "You Can Go Home") / (writer: "You Can Go Home")
 2013 Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Keep on Rowing (2013) ... (performer: "Do With You (feat. Ben Folds)" - uncredited)
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012) (performer - 2 episodes, 2012)
- Thirty Years of EPCOT Part Two: The 1980s (2012) ... (performer: "The Luckiest") / (writer: "The Luckiest", "The Sound of the Life of the Mind")
- Thirty Years of Epcot Part One: Concept and Opening (2012) ... (writer: "Missing The War")
- Star Tours: The Adventures Continue! Part Two (2012) ... (writer: "Rubber Sled")
- Star Tours: The Adventures Continue! Part One (2012) ... (performer: "Fred Jones Part 2")
 2012 Castle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final Frontier (2012) ... (writer: "Ideal Woman" - uncredited)
 2012 The Last Days of Cinerama (Documentary short) (writer: "One Tiny Thing")
 2012 Weeds (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Beam of Sunshine (2012) ... (performer: "Little Boxes")
  The Block (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Red House Elimination: Night 2 (2012) ... (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs" - uncredited) / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs" - uncredited)
 2011 Conan O'Brien Can't Stop (Documentary) (writer: "Army")
  Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode dated 14 October 2010 (2010) ... (music: "Saskia Hamilton") / (performer: "Saskia Hamilton")
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Wish You Were Here (2009) ... (performer: "You Don't Know Me" - uncredited)
 2008 Marley & Me (performer: "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)") / (writer: "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)" - as Benjamin Scott Folds)
 2008 Religulous (Documentary) (writer: "Jesusland")
 2007 A Hero in Heaven (Documentary) (performer: "The Luckiest") / (writer: "The Luckiest")
 2007 Ben Folds: Live at My Space (Video) (performer: "There's Always Someone Cooler Than You", "Learn To Live With What You Are", "Kate", "Bastard", "Jesusland", "All U Can Eat", "I Walk The Line", "Such Great Heights", "Army", "Rockin' The Suburbs", "Bitches Ain't Shit") / (writer: "There's Always Someone Cooler Than You", "Learn To Live With What You Are", "Kate", "Bastard", "Jesusland", "All U Can Eat", "Army", "Rockin' The Suburbs", "Bitches Ain't Shit")
 2006 Over the Hedge (performer: "Family of Me", "Heist", "Still", "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)", "Lost in the Supermarket") / (writer: "Family of Me", "Heist", "Still", "Rockin' the Suburbs (Over the Hedge Version)")
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- My New Suit (2006) ... ("Still Fighting It", uncredited)
 2006 The Wedding Weekend (writer: "Kate")
 2006 Driving Lessons (performer: "Jesusland") / (writer: "Jesusland")
 2005 Hoodwinked! (performer: "Red is Blue")
 2005 Duane Hopwood (performer: "ROCKIN' THE SUBURBS") / (writer: "ROCKIN' THE SUBURBS")
 2004 Jersey Girl (performer: "Wandering") / (writer: "Wandering")
 2002 Everwood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Doctor Is In (2002) ... (performer: "Golden Slumbers")
 2002 The Banger Sisters (performer: "Doctor My Eyes")
 2002 The Sweetest Thing (performer: "Losing Lisa") / (writer: "Losing Lisa")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (producer: "Prom Tonight") / (writer: "Prom Tonight")
 2001 I Am Sam (performer: "Golden Slumbers")
 2001 Sidewalks of New York (writer: "Jane" (1999))
 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas (performer: "Lonely Christmas Eve") / (producer: "Lonely Christmas Eve") / (writer: "Lonely Christmas Eve")
 2000 100 Girls (performer: "Wanderling") / (writer: "Wanderling")
 1998/I Godzilla (writer: "Air")
 1997 Ben Folds Five: Battle Of Who Could Care Less (Video short) (writer: "Battle Of Who Could Care Less")
 1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series) (writer: "Kate")
 1996 The Truth About Cats & Dogs (producer: "Bad Idea") / (writer: "Bad Idea")
 1996 Long Vacation (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Philosophy")
 1996 Mr. Wrong (producer: "Song for the Dumped") / (writer: "Song for the Dumped")
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Other Works:

(Album) Songs for Silverman released in Spring 2005. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Fan Forum | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ben Folds Five | Fear of Pop

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm really good at writing 'almost hits'. See more »

Trivia:

Went to high school in North Carolina with ESPN's Stuart Scott. See more »

Trademark:

Piano Rock See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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