David Byrne

SOUNDTRACK, COMPOSER, ACTOR

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16th Jan 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

David Byrne is an Oscar winning composer, songwriter and singer, best known for being frontman of the New Wave/punk band Talking Heads, which was active between 1975 and 1991. Born in Scotland but raised in the United States in Maryland, Byrne began performing musically in high school.Byrne attended the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) between 1970 and '71. He dropped out to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art before dropping out for good in 1972. He returned to Providence and started a band in 1973 called The Artistics with Chris Frantz, whom he knew at RISD. The band broke up in May '74 and Byrne moved to New York, followed by Frantz and his girlfriend Tina Weymouth in September. The three started performing as Talking Heads in 1975. The band was one of the major acts of the punk and new wave scene of the 1970s.Byrne won an Oscar and a Grammy Award for his soundtrack to the movie Останній імператор (1987) in 1988, the same year Talking Heads ceased to function. Except for a brief reunion in 1991, the band stopped recording together in '88 as Byrne launched a solo career. Talking Heads were inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of David Byrne’s flixes, followed by YouTube compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

David Byrne on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1976 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of David Byrne movies released per year from 2006 till 2021.

Top Genres

David Byrne works mostly in Documentary Genre followed by Music Genre flixes. 50% of David Byrne movies are Documentary Genre movies. See Top Genres that David Byrne worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that David Byrne has worked on is 7.3.

7.3 / 10

David Byrne's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Documentary,Music
Stop Making Sense (1984)

An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.

8.6/1088 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Documentary,Music,Musical
David Byrne's American Utopia (2020)

8.2/10105 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
The Last Emperor (1987)

The story of the final Emperor of China.

7.7/10163 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

A portrait, mostly chronological, of composer, cellist, and vocalist Arthur Russell (1951-1992). His parents, friends and colleagues such as Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass, his long-time ...

7.4/1071 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Modern pop performers reinterpreting several songs of Cole Porter in music videos directed by established directors.

7.4/1088 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Documentary,Music
Ride, Rise, Roar (2010)

This feature-length documentary profiles David Byrne - famous lead vocalist of the former band Talking Heads, today a solo artist, event organizer and publisher. A clever combination of ...

7.3/1083 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Comedy,Musical
True Stories (1986)

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

7.2/1089 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

From director, Katharina Otto-Bernstein, a provocative and moving documentary on the life and work of Robert Wilson, one of the most visionary and controversial theater artists of our time....

7.1/10105 min

Available in 1 platform(s).