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Sting

Sting (aka Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner), is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band 'The Police'. Sting has varied his musical style throughout his career, incorporating distinct elements of jazz, reggae, classical, new age, and worldbeat into his music. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and an Oscar nomination for the best song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.


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Born:
Oct 2, 1951 In Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
65
First Appeared:
In the movie The Police: In Concert (Germany, 1980)
Latest Project:
Movie Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen 2018-01-03
Known For
Filmography
Movie The Police: In Concert (Germany, 1980) Himself 2019
Movie Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen 2018-01-03
Movie Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris Musician 2017-11-10
Movie Zoolander 2 Sting 2016-02-06
Movie Sonic Sea 2016-04-22
Movie A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen 2014-04-25
Movie John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly 2014-04-06
Movie Jaco 2014-10-06
Movie 20 Feet from Stardom Himself 2013-06-14
Movie DTS Blu-Ray Music Demo Disc 1 2013-01-01
Movie Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police Himself 2012-11-23
Series ATARU Just Like Eddie 2012-04-15
Movie Sting Live in Vina del Mar Himself 2011-02-25
Movie Sting: Live In Berlin Performer 2010-11-22
Movie 2012: Time for Change Himself 2010-10-08
Series Pink Panther and Pals Sting 2010-03-07
Movie Still Bill Himself 2010-01-27
Movie Hope for Haiti Himself 2010-01-02
Movie The Tribute to Pavarotti One Amazing Weekend in Petra Himself 2009-02-24
Movie Twin Spirits: Sting performs Schumann Robert Schumann 2009-09-29
Movie The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert Himself 2009-11-29
Movie The Police: Better Than Therapy 2008-11-11
Movie The Police: Live In Concert Tokyo 2008-08-08
Movie The Police - Live in Rio 2007-01-01
Movie Scott Walker: 30 Century Man Himself 2006-10-31
Movie Chris Botti Live: With Orchestra and Special Guests 2006-08-22
Movie Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out Himself 2006-07-16
Movie Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Himself 2006-04-18
Movie Live 8 Himself 2005-11-07
Movie Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? Himself 2004-11-15
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Music Edition Himself 2004-09-20
Series I Am Not an Animal JD 2004-05-10
Series Immortal Grand Prix Bass and Vocal 2003-09-15
Series Shrine of the Morning Mist Himself 2002-07-04
Movie The Sweatbox Himself 2002-09-13
Movie Being Mick 2001-11-22
Movie Sting: All This Time Himself 2001-12-04
Movie The Police: Ghost In The Machine Tour - Live At Gateshead 1982 Himself 2001-10-01
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes 2001-09-21
Movie The Filth and the Fury Himself (archive footage) 2000-03-29
Movie Sting: The Brand New Day Tour: Live From The Universal Amphitheatre Himself 1999-09-08
Movie Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward 1999-07-20
Movie The X-Files: Fight the Future Himself 1998-06-19
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman Billy Idol 1998-01-01
Movie Music for Montserrat 1997-09-15
Series Thuis Heroic Officer 1995-12-23
Movie The Grotesque Fledge 1995-09-09
Movie Peter and the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy Himself 1993-12-26
Series Salto Postale Mick 1993-05-07
Movie Sting Acustico Double bass / Vocals 1991-05-02
Movie Resident Alien Himself 1990-09-14
Movie Bruce Springsteen - Human Rights Final - Buenos Aires 1988-10-15
Movie Stormy Monday Finney 1988-05-01
Movie Julia and Julia Daniel 1987-01-01
Movie U2 & The Police: A Conspiracy of Hope 1986-06-15
Movie The Bride Frankenstein 1985-08-16
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie Police in Montserrat Himself 1983-03-08
Movie Brimstone & Treacle Martin Taylor 1982-10-01
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself 1982-09-23
Movie Police: Around the World Himself 1982-01-01
Movie Artemis '81 Helith 1981-12-29
Series Newsnight Feyd Rautha 1980-01-30
Movie Quadrophenia Ace Face 1979-09-14
Series The Nurses Himself 1962-09-27