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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 72)
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (41 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 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 Movie) 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 (22 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 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, 1968–1969 )  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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