Mark Knopfler

Soundtrack | Composer | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
Wag the Dog (1997) | The Princess Bride (1987) | Local Hero (1983)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Notting Hillbillies | Dire Straits
BORN 
Aug 12, 1949 (age 68)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (81 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Set It UpSet It Up Writer ("Romeo and Juliet")  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for I, TonyaI, Tonya Writer ("Romeo and Juliet")  Less 2017 $11MM $30MM / —
  • Primary photo for Despicable Me 3Despicable Me 3 Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less 2017 $80MM $265MM / $1.03B
  • Primary photo for Finding AltamiraFinding Altamira Composer (original music by), Composer (additional music), Composer (theme music), Writer ("Altamira", "Maria", "Dream of Bison", "By the Grave", "Onward", "Marcelino's Despair", "Farewell to Altamira")  Less 2016 €8.5MM
  • Primary photo for Everybody Wants Some!!Everybody Wants Some!! Writer ("Hand In Hand")  Less 2016 $10MM $3.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for MaximeMaxime Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Mark Knopfler: Why Aye ManMark Knopfler: Why Aye Man (Video) Mark Knopfler, Composer, Writer (lyricist)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Daddy's HomeDaddy's Home Performer ("The Princess Bride Score"), Writer ("The Princess Bride Score")  Less 2015 $50MM $150MM / $240MM
  • Primary photo for Wherever I Go by Mark KnopflerWherever I Go by Mark Knopfler (Short) Composer (music by)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Kingsman: The Secret ServiceKingsman: The Secret Service Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less 2014 $81MM $128MM / $414MM
  • Primary photo for Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze - An Appreciation of JJ CaleEric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze - An Appreciation of JJ Cale (Short) Himself, Special Thanks  Less 2014 $100K
  • Primary photo for What IfWhat If Performer ("Once Upon a Time/Storybook Love"), Writer ("Once Upon a Time/Storybook Love")  Less 2013 $11MM $3.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for ShellShell Writer ("Walk of Life") (as Knopfler)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for ArgoArgo Writer ("Sultans of Swing")  Less 2012 $44MM $136MM / $232MM
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Alchemy LiveDire Straits: Alchemy Live (Video) Himself, Composer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Madagascar: Escape 2 AfricaMadagascar: Escape 2 Africa Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less 2008 $150MM $180MM / $604MM
  • Primary photo for What Just HappenedWhat Just Happened Writer ("Brothers in Arms")  Less 2008 $25MM $1.1MM / $3.3MM
  • Primary photo for Brooklyn RulesBrooklyn Rules Writer ("Walk Of Life")  Less 2007 $8MM $398K / —
  • Primary photo for Hot FuzzHot Fuzz Writer ("Romeo and Juliet")  Less 2007 £8MM $24MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for The BenchwarmersThe Benchwarmers Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less 2006 $33MM $58MM / —
  • Primary photo for Two Tickets to ParadiseTwo Tickets to Paradise Writer ("Walk of Life", "Your Latest Trick")  Less 2006 $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for The LifeThe Life (Short) Performer ("Two Brothers and a Stranger"), Writer ("Two Brothers and a Stranger")  Less 2006 £20
  • Primary photo for Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris: Real Live RoadrunningMark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris: Real Live Roadrunning (Video) Guitar & Vocals, Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Rumor Has It...Rumor Has It... Writer ("Are We In Trouble Now")  Less 2005 $70MM $43MM / $89MM
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to the KingA Tribute to the King (Video) Himself, Performer ("Blue Moon Of Kentucky", "Baby Let's Play House")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Jeff Healey Band: Live at Montreux 1999The Jeff Healey Band: Live at Montreux 1999 (Video) Writer ("I Think I Love You too Much")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ToothTooth Writer ("Money for Nothing") (as Kopfler), Special Thanks  Less 2004 $12MM
  • Primary photo for 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) Writer ("Money for Nothing / Beverly Hillbillies*")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Spy GameSpy Game Writer ("Brothers in Arms")  Less 2001 $115MM $27K / $143MM
  • Primary photo for BanditsBandits Performer ("Rudiger" (1996)), Writer ("Rudiger" (1996))  Less 2001 $75MM $42MM / $68MM
  • Primary photo for America's SweetheartsAmerica's Sweethearts Performer ("Gravy Train"), Writer ("Gravy Train")  Less 2001 $46MM $94MM / $138MM
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly ShannonSaturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon (Video) Writer ("Private Dancer") (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride'As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' (Video) Composer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A Shot at GloryA Shot at Glory Composer  Less 2000 $9MM
  • Primary photo for KomodoKomodo Soundtrack ("Sultans of Swing")  Less 1999 AUD 15MM
  • Primary photo for Virtual SexualityVirtual Sexuality Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less 1999 $44K / —
  • Primary photo for 200 Cigarettes200 Cigarettes Soundtrack ("Romeo & Juliet")  Less 1999 $6MM $6.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for I Still Know What You Did Last SummerI Still Know What You Did Last Summer Writer ("Relax")  Less 1998 $24MM $40MM / $44MM
  • Primary photo for Around the FireAround the Fire Writer ("Water of Love")  Less 1998 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Can't Hardly WaitCan't Hardly Wait Writer ("Romeo & Juliet")  Less 1998 $10MM $25MM / —
  • Primary photo for MetrolandMetroland Music Producer, Musician (guitars), Writer ("Sultans Of Swing")  Less 1997 $299K / —
  • Primary photo for Wag the DogWag the Dog Composer, Music Producer, Musician (guitar), Performer ("Wag The Dog?"), Writer ("Wag The Dog?")  Less 1997 $15MM $43MM / $64MM
  • Primary photo for The Nail File: The Best of Jimmy Nail Video CollectionThe Nail File: The Best of Jimmy Nail Video Collection (Video) Musician (lead guitar)  Less 1997 £100K
  • Primary photo for Super SpeedwaySuper Speedway Writer ("Once Upon a Time in the West")  Less 1997 $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for MichaelMichael Performer ("Sweet Dreams" (1955))  Less 1996 $95MM / $120MM
  • Primary photo for TwisterTwister Performer ("Darling Pretty"), Writer ("Darling Pretty")  Less 1996 $92MM $242MM / $253MM
  • Primary photo for EdEd Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less 1996 $24MM $6.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for HaloHalo Composer (theme)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Empire RecordsEmpire Records Writer ("Romeo & Juliet")  Less 1995 $304K / —
  • Primary photo for DesperadoDesperado Writer ("Six Blade Knife")  Less 1995 $7MM $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Nail: Big RiverJimmy Nail: Big River (Video) Mark Knopfler  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: On the NightDire Straits: On the Night (Video) Himself, Composer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for RingsideRingside Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for McBainMcBain Writer ("Brothers in Arms")  Less 1991 $456K / —
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Calling ElvisDire Straits: Calling Elvis (Video) Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Voices That Care: Voices That CareVoices That Care: Voices That Care (Video) Actor  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for TishinaTishina Composer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Cream of Eric ClaptonThe Cream of Eric Clapton (Video) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Wonderful Tonight")  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Last Exit to BrooklynLast Exit to Brooklyn Composer, Musician, Performer ("Tennessee Waltz", "O! My Papa")  Less 1989 $1.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for UHFUHF Musician (guitar) (song: "Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies*") (uncredited), Soundtrack ("The Ballad of Jed Clampett"), Writer ("Money for Nothing / Beverly Hillbillies")  Less 1989 $5MM $6.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies'Weird Al' Yankovic: Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies (Video) Composer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Prince's Trust Rock GalaThe Prince's Trust Rock Gala Himself, Performer ("Money For Nothing", "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That", "Layla", "With a Little Help from my Friends"), Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Princess BrideThe Princess Bride Composer, Music Performer, Writer ("Morning Ride", "The Friends Song", "Guide My Sword", "A Happy Ending", "I Will Never Love Again", "Florin Dance")  Less 1987 $16MM $31MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mark Knopfler: Storybook LoveMark Knopfler: Storybook Love (Video) Actor  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Color of MoneyThe Color of Money Performer ("Two Brothers And A Stranger"), Writer ("Two Brothers And A Stranger")  Less 1986 $14MM $52MM / —
  • Primary photo for SpaceCampSpaceCamp Soundtrack ("Walk of Life", "So Far Away")  Less 1986 $18MM $9.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for LucasLucas Writer ("Walk Of Life")  Less 1986 $6MM $8.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: So Far AwayDire Straits: So Far Away (Video) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Tina Turner: Overnight SensationTina Turner: Overnight Sensation (Video) Composer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Walk of Life - US VersionDire Straits: Walk of Life - US Version (Video) Actor  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Walk of Life - UK VersionDire Straits: Walk of Life - UK Version (Video) Actor  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Money for NothingDire Straits: Money for Nothing (Video) Mark Knopfler, Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Bob Dylan: JokermanBob Dylan: Jokerman (Video) Music Producer (guitar), Performer ("Jokerman")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Comfort and JoyComfort and Joy Composer  Less 1984 $1.1MM / $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for CalCal Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Bob Dylan: Sweetheart Like YouBob Dylan: Sweetheart Like You (Video) Music Producer (guitar), Performer ("Sweetheart Like You")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Local HeroLocal Hero Composer, Soundtrack ("Local Hero"), Arranger ("The Mist Covered Mountains"), Performer ("The Rocks and the Water", "Wild Theme", "Freeway Flyer", "The Way it Always Starts", "Whistle Theme", "Smooching", "Going Home: Theme of the Local Hero"), Writer ("The Rocks and the Water", "Wild Theme", "Freeway Flyer", "Boomtown (Variation Louis' Favourite)", "The Way it Always Starts", "The Rocks and the Thunder", "The Ceilidh and the Northern Lights", "The Ceilidh: Louis' Favourite/Billy's Tune", "Whistle Theme", "Smooching", "Stargazer", "Going Home: Theme of the Local Hero")  Less 1983 $5.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for An Officer and a GentlemanAn Officer and a Gentleman Writer ("Tunnel of Love" (1980)) (as M. Knopfler)  Less 1982 $7.5MM $130MM / —
  • Primary photo for Wu tingWu ting Writer ("Sultans of Swing")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Riding HighRiding High Writer ("Solid Rock")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for AmorevolmenteAmorevolmente Writer ("WALK OF LIFE")  Less 1980
Past Television (82 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The AmericansThe Americans (TV Series) Writer ("Brothers in Arms") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • START (May 30, 2018) Writer ("Brothers in Arms")  Less
  • Primary photo for Golic and WingoGolic and Wingo (TV Series) Writer ("Sultans of Swing") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #1.13 (Dec 13, 2017) Writer ("Sultans of Swing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Halt and Catch FireHalt and Catch Fire (TV Series) Writer ("So Far Away") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Goodwill (Oct 7, 2017) Writer ("So Far Away") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Young SheldonYoung Sheldon (TV Series) Writer ("Walk of Life ") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Pilot (Sep 25, 2017) Writer ("Walk of Life ") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Quick Reviews with MaverickQuick Reviews with Maverick (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (2 episodes, 2016), Writer ("Walk of Life") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2016–2017 3
  • Primary photo for Masters SnookerMasters Snooker (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 2
    • 2017: Day 8, Part 2 (Jan 22, 2017) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
    • 2016: Day 8, Part 2 (Jan 17, 2016) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suenaTu cara me suena (TV Series) Writer ("Walk of Life") (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011–2016 2
    • Episode #5.6 (Nov 11, 2016) Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Oct 5, 2011) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less
  • Primary photo for This Is UsThis Is Us (TV Series) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • The Big Three (Sep 27, 2016) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Final ScoreFinal Score (TV Series) Writer ("Walk of Life") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Episode #16.4 (Sep 10, 2016) Writer ("Walk of Life") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Sultans of Swing") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for World Championship SnookerWorld Championship Snooker (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • 2016: Day 14, Part 3 (Apr 29, 2016) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Snooker: Coral Welsh OpenSnooker: Coral Welsh Open (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • 2016: Day Six - Part 2 (Feb 20, 2016) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Atmos the AddictAtmos the Addict (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Addergeist (2016) Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for A Study in FearA Study in Fear (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 2010), Writer ("Twisting by the Pool") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2010–2015 3
    • 2015 Premiere (Jul 19, 2015) Writer ("Twisting by the Pool") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #10.7 (Aug 8, 2010) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less
    • Episode #10.4 (Jul 18, 2010) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dolezal BackstageDolezal Backstage (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Jun 11, 2015) Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ochéntame... otra vezOchéntame... otra vez (TV Series) Writer ("Sultans of Swing") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for EmpireEmpire (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Our Dancing Days (Feb 18, 2015) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The GoldbergsThe Goldbergs (TV Series) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Cowboy Country (Feb 11, 2015) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for UK Championship SnookerUK Championship Snooker (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Second Round: Part 1 (Nov 29, 2014) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Last ShipThe Last Ship (TV Series) Writer ("Ride Across a River") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • El Toro (Jul 20, 2014) Writer ("Ride Across a River") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2014 2
  • Primary photo for My Mad Fat DiaryMy Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Alarm (Feb 17, 2014) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suena - ArgentinaTu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Oct 7, 2013) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less
  • Primary photo for Rude TubeRude Tube (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • World of Fail (Sep 8, 2013) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for PortlandiaPortlandia (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Take Back MTV (Jan 4, 2013) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Some Jerk with a CameraSome Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) Performer ("Imagine") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Writer ("Water of Love") (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2012 2
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Take on Me (Apr 7, 2012) Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for LuckLuck (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for No me la puc treure del capNo me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) Writer ("Walk of Life") (1 episode, 2012), Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2012 2
    • Bon rotllo (Jan 19, 2012) Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less
    • L'Empordà (Oct 21, 2010) Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Gent de paraulaGent de paraula (TV Series) Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #2.14 (Jan 11, 2012) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less
  • Primary photo for Generació DGeneració D (TV Movie) Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Total WipeoutTotal Wipeout (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #4.1 (Jan 8, 2011) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Skateaway") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for 20 to 120 to 1 (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (2 episodes, 2007), Writer ("Money for Nothing") (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2007–2010 4
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  • Primary photo for Der letzte BulleDer letzte Bulle (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Numb3rsNumb3rs (TV Series) Music ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Scratch (Jan 8, 2010) Music ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for MirandaMiranda (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Teacher (Nov 16, 2009) Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Electric DreamsElectric Dreams (TV Mini-series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • The 1980s (Oct 6, 2009) Writer ("Money for Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the 80'sWelcome to the 80's (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 2009), Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Charts, Clips und Kommerz (Aug 18, 2009) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Writer ("Money For Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Writer ("Sultans of Swing") (2 episodes, 2008), Writer ("Walk of Life") (1 episode, 2009), Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 2009), Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008–2009 4
    • Episode #5.20 (Jun 1, 2009) Writer ("Sultans of Swing")  Less
    • Episode #5.9 (Mar 16, 2009) Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less
    • Episode #5.4 (Feb 2, 2009) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Brothers & SistersBrothers & Sisters (TV Series) Writer ("Romeo & Juliet") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • S3X (Apr 19, 2009) Writer ("Romeo & Juliet")  Less
  • Primary photo for Seeing in the DarkSeeing in the Dark (TV Movie) Composer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Everybody Hates ChrisEverybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for My Name Is EarlMy Name Is Earl (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Y2K (Mar 23, 2006) Writer ("Money For Nothing")  Less
  • Primary photo for Parashat Ha-ShavuaParashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) Writer ("News", "Follow Me Home", "Single Handed Sailor", "Where Do You Think You're Going?") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Toldot (Feb 25, 2006) Writer ("News", "Follow Me Home", "Single Handed Sailor", "Where Do You Think You're Going?")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ha-ShminiyaHa-Shminiya (TV Series) Writer ("Private Investigations") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Patmos (Jan 17, 2006) Writer ("Private Investigations") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Brothers in ArmsBrothers in Arms (TV Movie) Writer ("Brothers in Arms", "Money for Nothing", "Lions", "Sultans of Swing", "Walk of Life") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Venla 2004Venla 2004 (TV Special) Writer ("Walk of Life") (as M.Knopfler)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Auf Wiedersehen, PetAuf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series) Performer ("Why Aye Man"), Writer ("Why Aye Man")  Less 1983–2004
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Performer ("Rock 'N' Roll Ruby") (1 episode, 2001), Himself - Dire Straits (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for RoswellRoswell (TV Series) Writer ("The Last Laugh") (1 episode, 2001), Performer ("The Last Laugh") (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Busted (Oct 9, 2001) Performer ("The Last Laugh") (uncredited), Writer ("The Last Laugh") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hooves of FireHooves of Fire (TV Short) Composer (music composed by), Musician (guitar and vocals), Lyrics ("Get Busy", "The Other Side of the Moon"), Music ("Get Busy", "The Other Side of the Moon"), Performer ("Get Busy")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for DariaDaria (TV Series) Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • I Don't (Mar 9, 1998) Writer ("Private Dancer") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for TohuwabohuTohuwabohu (TV Series) Writer ("Walk Of Life") (2 episodes, 1994), Writer ("Walk of Life") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1994–1998 3
    • 9&vierzig (1998) Writer ("Walk Of Life") (uncredited)  Less
    • Unplugged (42) (1997) Writer ("Walk of Life") (uncredited)  Less
    • Variation 18 (1994) Writer ("Walk Of Life") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Rhythm of LifeThe Rhythm of Life (TV Series) Performer ("Amazing Grace") (1 episode, 1997), Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Melody (Dec 29, 1997) Himself, Performer ("Amazing Grace") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Weird Al ShowThe Weird Al Show (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Al Gets Robbed (Dec 6, 1997) Writer ("Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Due SouthDue South (TV Series) Writer ("Brothers in Arms") (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Alle haben geschwiegenAlle haben geschwiegen (TV Movie) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for CivviesCivvies (TV Series) Writer ("Brothers In Arms")  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for CelesteCeleste (TV Series) Incidental Music (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 11, 1991) Incidental Music (from "Cal" "Last Exit to Brooklyn" "The Princess Bride") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Voices That CareVoices That Care (TV Short) Himself, Performer ("Voices That Care")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Missing DanesMissing Danes (TV Series) Performer ("Irish Boy"), Writer ("Irish Boy")  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for Cool ItCool It (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
    • Cool It Special (Dec 18, 1990) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BeppieBeppie (TV Series) Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Jaloezie (Mar 23, 1989) Writer ("Private Dancer")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ein naheliegender MordEin naheliegender Mord (TV Movie) Soundtrack  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The New StatesmanThe New Statesman (TV Series) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Happiness Is a Warm Gun (Sep 13, 1987) Writer ("Money For Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Miami ViceMiami Vice (TV Series) Writer ("Brothers In Arms") (1 episode, 1985), Writer ("Ride Across The River") (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1985–1987 2
  • Primary photo for Growing PainsGrowing Pains (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for MaricelaMaricela (TV Movie) Writer ("Walk of Life")  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for FameFame (TV Series) Writer ("I Want My MTV") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • W.S.O.A. (Apr 26, 1986) Writer ("I Want My MTV")  Less
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Writer ("Brothers In Arms") (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Hard Travelling (Mar 30, 1986) Writer ("Brothers In Arms") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night's Main EventSaturday Night's Main Event (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Jan 4, 1986) Soundtrack ("Walk of Life")  Less
  • Primary photo for BergeracBergerac (TV Series) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Sins of the Fathers (Dec 13, 1985) Writer ("Money for Nothing") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for EastEndersEastEnders (TV Series) Writer ("Sultans Of Swing") (2 episodes, 1985), Writer ("Money for Nothing") (2 episodes, 1985), Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 5
    • Episode #1.84 (Dec 5, 1985) Writer ("Sultans Of Swing") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.72 (Oct 24, 1985) Writer ("Sultans Of Swing") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.70 (Oct 17, 1985) Writer ("Romeo and Juliet") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Live AidLive Aid (TV Special) Himself (as Dire Straits), Writer ("Money for Nothing", "Sultans of Swing")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Street HawkStreet Hawk (TV Series) Writer ("Private Dancer") (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for MotelMotel (TV Series) Writer ("Telegraph Road")  Less 1984– 
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Alchemy LiveDire Straits: Alchemy Live (TV Movie) Himself (as Dire Straits), Composer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Romeo & Juliet") (2 episodes, 1981), Writer ("Sultans of Swing") (2 episodes, 1979), Himself - Dire Straits (2 episodes, 1981)  Less 1979–1981 4
    • Episode dated 5 February 1981 (Feb 5, 1981) Himself - Dire Straits (archive footage) (as Dire Straits), Writer ("Romeo & Juliet")  Less
    • Episode dated 15 January 1981 (Jan 15, 1981) Himself - Dire Straits (as Dire Straits), Writer ("Romeo & Juliet")  Less
    • Episode dated 5 April 1979 (Apr 5, 1979) Writer ("Sultans of Swing")  Less
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Self (73 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded MusicSoundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Le grand journal de Canal+Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for SkavlanSkavlan (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Mark Lawson Talks to...Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Squeeze Take Me I'm YoursSqueeze Take Me I'm Yours (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Mark Knopfler: A Life in SongsMark Knopfler: A Life in Songs (TV Movie) Himself -Singer / Guitar  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for MusicMusic Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Artworks ScotlandArtworks Scotland (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Story of the GuitarThe Story of the Guitar (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Kenny & vännerKenny & vänner (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for III nach neunIII nach neun (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Alan Titchmarsh ShowThe Alan Titchmarsh Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2007
  • Primary photo for Strat Masters: The Greatest Guitar Story Ever ToldStrat Masters: The Greatest Guitar Story Ever Told (Video) Himself  Less 2007 $500K
  • Primary photo for Seven Ages of RockSeven Ages of Rock (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Play It AgainPlay It Again (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself / Musical Guest / Himself - Musical Guest (4 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2006
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  • Primary photo for BingoLottoBingoLotto (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (3 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2006
  • Primary photo for La nit al diaLa nit al dia (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Late Late ShowThe Late Late Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig KilbornThe Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Continuarà...Continuarà... (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2004
  • Primary photo for ...Amb Manel Fuentes...Amb Manel Fuentes (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Lo + plusLo + plus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Først & sistFørst & sist (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for A Galicia vente xáA Galicia vente xá (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Episode #10.35 (Nov 14, 2002) Himself - Musical Guest  Less
  • Primary photo for Música síMúsica sí (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2002
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself - Dire Straits (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for MusikbutikkenMusikbutikken (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2001
  • Primary photo for Joonas Hytönen showJoonas Hytönen show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for 47º edición de los premios Ondas47º edición de los premios Ondas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Die Harald Schmidt ShowDie Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for La noche abiertaLa noche abierta (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Quelli che... il calcioQuelli che... il calcio (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for HermanSICHermanSIC (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Nulle part ailleursNulle part ailleurs (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for ParkinsonParkinson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire StraitsSultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (Video) Himself (vocals, guitar)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Rhythm of LifeThe Rhythm of Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
    • Melody (Dec 29, 1997) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Music for MontserratMusic for Montserrat (TV Special) Himself  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Rocker: Thin Lizzy's Phil LynottThe Rocker: Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for MírameMírame (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Later... With Jools HollandLater... With Jools Holland (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Not Fade Away: Remembering Buddy HollyNot Fade Away: Remembering Buddy Holly (TV Special) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for 42º edición de los premios Ondas42º edición de los premios Ondas (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The History of Rock 'n' RollThe History of Rock 'n' Roll (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Shadow and the SubstanceThe Shadow and the Substance (TV Movie) Himself (The Notting Hillbillies)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for What's That NoiseWhat's That Noise (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Tina Turner: Girl from NutbushTina Turner: Girl from Nutbush (Video) Himself  Less 1993 £80K
  • Primary photo for The BugThe Bug (Video) Himself  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for GuitarGuitar (Video) Mark Knopfler  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Knebworth '90: The EventKnebworth '90: The Event (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990 £150K
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1990
  • Primary photo for French and SaundersFrench and Saunders (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Paramount CityParamount City (TV Series) Themselves (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 31, 1990) Themselves (as Notting Hillbillies)  Less
  • Primary photo for RockopopRockopop (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Live at KnebworthLive at Knebworth (Video) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Ghost of Faffner HallThe Ghost of Faffner Hall (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Brit Awards 1989Brit Awards 1989 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday CelebratationFreedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation (TV Special) Himself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Cinemax SessionsCinemax Sessions (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Secret Policeman's Third BallThe Secret Policeman's Third Ball Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Brit Awards 1987Brit Awards 1987 (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best British Album (as Dire Straits)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Prince's Trust Rock Gala: 10th BirthdayThe Prince's Trust Rock Gala: 10th Birthday (TV Movie) Himself - Performer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The TubeThe Tube (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
    • Episode #4.25 (Mar 28, 1986) Himself - Performer (as Dire Straits)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dire Straits: Brothers in ArmsDire Straits: Brothers in Arms (Video) Himself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Festival di SanremoFestival di Sanremo (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for 8 Days a Week8 Days a Week (TV Series) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself - Dire Straits (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981
Archive Footage (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for CMA Awards Live: Greatest Moments 1968-2015CMA Awards Live: Greatest Moments 1968-2015 (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the 80'sWelcome to the 80's (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.3 (Jan 21, 2008) Himself (archive footage) (as Dire Straits)  Less
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 14, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (as Dire Straits)  Less
  • Primary photo for 80s80s (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.4 (Oct 12, 2005) Himself (archive footage) (as Dire Straits)  Less
  • Primary photo for BingoLottoBingoLotto (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Bingolottos musikfest (Dec 31, 2002) Himself - Musical Guest (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Memories of 1970-1991Memories of 1970-1991 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 1991– 
    • 1986 Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Dire Straits (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1987
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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