Gary Brooker

Soundtrack | Composer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Oblivion (2013) | The Net (1995) | The Big Chill (1983)
AKA 
Procol Harum
BORN 
May 29, 1945 (age 73)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (42 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Only Living Boy in New YorkThe Only Living Boy in New York Writer ("Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less 2017 $624K / $345K
  • Primary photo for Red Dog: True BlueRed Dog: True Blue Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale") (as Brooker)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for StonewallStonewall Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2015 $14MM $186K / —
  • Primary photo for Who the f--k is Stefan Berg?Who the f--k is Stefan Berg? Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for OblivionOblivion Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2013 $120MM $89MM / $286MM
  • Primary photo for Casa de mi PadreCasa de mi Padre Writer ("Con Su Blanca Palidez (A Whiter Shade Of Pale)")  Less 2012 $6MM $5.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Hooker with a Heart of GoldThe Hooker with a Heart of Gold Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2010 $10K
  • Primary photo for The First Beautiful ThingThe First Beautiful Thing Writer ("L'ora dell'Amore (Homburg)")  Less 2010 €7.8MM
  • Primary photo for 8 Uhr 288 Uhr 28 Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Pirate RadioPirate Radio Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale" (1967))  Less 2009 $50MM $8MM / —
  • Primary photo for Adagio sostenutoAdagio sostenuto Soundtrack ("Magdalene (My Regal Zonophone)")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Longest Night in ShanghaiThe Longest Night in Shanghai Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Sarah Brightman: Diva - The Video CollectionSarah Brightman: Diva - The Video Collection (Video) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Life, the Universe and Douglas AdamsLife, the Universe and Douglas Adams (Video) Himself, Courtesy ("A Rum Tale"), Writer ("A Rum Tale"), Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Sarah Brightman: The Harem World Tour - Live from Las VegasSarah Brightman: The Harem World Tour - Live from Las Vegas (Video) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2004 $5MM
  • Primary photo for Popular MusicPopular Music Lyrics ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2004 €2.2MM
  • Primary photo for Procol Harum LiveProcol Harum Live (Video) Himself, Keyboard / Vocals, Composer (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Sarah Brightman: La Luna - Live in ConcertSarah Brightman: La Luna - Live in Concert (Video) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for One Hundred StepsOne Hundred Steps Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for TeethTeeth Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Little VoiceLittle Voice Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale")  Less 1998 $4.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for The CollectorThe Collector Writer ("Hermes")  Less 1997 FIM 3.3MM
  • Primary photo for EvitaEvita Juan Bramuglia, Performer ("Rainbow Tour") (uncredited)  Less 1996 $55MM $50MM / $91MM
  • Primary photo for Breaking the WavesBreaking the Waves Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale")  Less 1996 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for French TwistFrench Twist Writer ("A WHITER SHADE OF PALE") (as G. Brooker)  Less 1995 $1.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The NetThe Net Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1995 $22MM $51MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for Annie Lennox: A Whiter Shade of PaleAnnie Lennox: A Whiter Shade of Pale (Video) Composer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for I Can't SleepI Can't Sleep Lyrics ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1994 $111K / —
  • Primary photo for Heaven & EarthHeaven & Earth Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1993 $33MM $5.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Kærlighedens smerteKærlighedens smerte Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for New York StoriesNew York Stories Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale", "Conquistador")  Less 1989 $15MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Killing BlueKilling Blue Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale") (uncredited)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Withnail & IWithnail & I Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1987 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Falcon and the SnowmanThe Falcon and the Snowman Writer ("WHITER SHADE OF PALE")  Less 1985 $12MM $17MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Big ChillThe Big Chill Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1983 $56MM / —
  • Primary photo for Baby It's YouBaby It's You Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1983 $3MM $1.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Purple HazePurple Haze Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale", "A Salty Dog")  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for WindowsWindows (Short) Composer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Hitler's HarlotHitler's Harlot Writer ("Power Failure") (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for SeparationSeparation Writer ("Salad Days")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for KristoballKristoball (Short) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Peggio per me... meglio per tePeggio per me... meglio per te Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1967
Past Television (41 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Vietnam WarThe Vietnam War (TV Mini-series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Masters SnookerMasters Snooker (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • 2017: Day 8, Part 2 (Jan 22, 2017) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dawn French Live: 30 Million MinutesDawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes (TV Special) Performer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for La Marató 2016La Marató 2016 (TV Movie) Writer ("Perquè la vida és així (A Whiter Shade of Pale)")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for La banda sonora de la solidaritatLa banda sonora de la solidaritat (TV Movie) Writer ("Perquè la vida és així (A Whiter Shade of Pale)")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for VinylVinyl (TV Series) Writer ("Conquistador") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for FlakedFlaked (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Sunset (Mar 11, 2016) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for iZombieiZombie (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The SyndicateThe Syndicate (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Apr 10, 2012) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for White HeatWhite Heat (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Eve of Destruction (Mar 15, 2012) Writer ("Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkauttaRuisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for 9021090210 (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • To the Future! (May 16, 2011) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Estradilla: Pate Mustajärvi N.Y.T.Estradilla: Pate Mustajärvi N.Y.T. (TV Movie) Writer ("Tuhkaa")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Black Hole (Mar 15, 2010) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Familjen BabajouFamiljen Babajou (TV Series) Writer ("Gimme Shelter") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Del 1 (Mar 30, 2009) Writer ("Gimme Shelter")  Less
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2008 2
    • One Small Step (Nov 9, 2008) Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale")  Less
    • Volunteers (Mar 7, 2004) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Top 3 Performance (Sep 3, 2007) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idool 2007Idool 2007 (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Cesko hledá SuperStarCesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Gilmore GirlsGilmore Girls (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Driving Miss Gilmore (May 2, 2006) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Long FirmThe Long Firm (TV Mini-series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Jimmy's Story (Jul 14, 2004) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Deutschland sucht den SuperstarDeutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for SkeppsholmenSkeppsholmen (TV Series) Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2003), Lyrics ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Episode #3.10 (Dec 4, 2003) Lyrics ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for Classics: The Best of Sarah BrightmanClassics: The Best of Sarah Brightman (TV Movie) Writer ("Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for 3rd Rock from the Sun3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) Music ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 1996), Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 2001)  Less 1996–2001 2
  • Primary photo for Barend en Van DorpBarend en Van Dorp (TV Series) Performer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 2000), Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 2000), Himself - Keyboard Player (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Episode dated 22 April 2000 (Apr 22, 2000) Himself - Keyboard Player, Performer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale"), Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 10th KingdomThe 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for The '60sThe '60s (TV Movie) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • 46 Long (Jan 17, 1999) Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Pistvakt - en vintersagaPistvakt - en vintersaga (TV Series) Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1998), Lyrics ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Flytande inspektion (Feb 5, 1998) Lyrics ("A Whiter Shade of Pale"), Music ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for Alas, poder y pasiónAlas, poder y pasión (TV Series) Writer ("Con Su Blanca Palidez")  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • Sniper: Part 2 (Jan 12, 1996) Writer ("Whiter Shade Of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for MarienhofMarienhof (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Drei Männer an der Wiege (Oct 29, 1992) Writer ("A Whiter Shade Of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SjansSjans (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
    • Oude Liefde (Apr 17, 1992) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Midnight CallerMidnight Caller (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Ryder on the Storm (Nov 16, 1990) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for China BeachChina Beach (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • The World: Part 2 (May 3, 1989) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for To Heal a NationTo Heal a Nation (TV Movie) Writer ("A WHITER SHADE OF PALE")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Pauline's QuirkesPauline's Quirkes (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
    • Episode #1.5 (Dec 13, 1976) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less
  • Primary photo for Rollin' on the RiverRollin' on the River (TV Series) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale") (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
Self (23 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Night of the PromsNight of the Proms (TV Series) Himself - Singer (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Best Hit USAThe Best Hit USA (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for How the Brits Rocked AmericaHow the Brits Rocked America (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Anyone for Demis? How the World Invaded the ChartsAnyone for Demis? How the World Invaded the Charts (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Forever Young: How Rock 'n' Roll Grew UpForever Young: How Rock 'n' Roll Grew Up (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Prog Rock BritanniaProg Rock Britannia (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Never Mind the BuzzcocksNever Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Procol Harum: Live at the Union ChapelProcol Harum: Live at the Union Chapel Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Concert for GeorgeConcert for George (Video) Himself  Less 2003 $70K / —
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Blues OdysseyBlues Odyssey (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Number One Singles100 Greatest Number One Singles (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Barend en Van DorpBarend en Van Dorp (TV Series) Himself - Keyboard Player (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for British Rock SymphonyBritish Rock Symphony (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Na sowas!Na sowas! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Prince's Trust Rock GalaThe Prince's Trust Rock Gala Himself  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for RockestraRockestra (Short) Himself - Musician  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for IltatähtiIltatähti (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Beat-WorkshopBeat-Workshop (TV Series) Himself - Musician  Less 1971–1976
  • Primary photo for Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield (TV Movie) Himself (as Procol Harum)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Beat-ClubBeat-Club (TV Series) Self (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969
    • Episode #1.46 (Aug 30, 1969) Self (as Procol Harum)  Less
    • Episode #1.44 (Jun 28, 1969) Self (as Procol Harum)  Less
    • Episode #1.30 (Apr 6, 1968) Self (as Procol Harum)  Less
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for GoindolGoindol (Video Game) Writer ("A Whiter Shade of Pale")  Less 1987

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