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Kurt Cobain (1967–1994)


Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social. He was ... See full bio »

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Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
(2001)
The Big Short
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(2015)
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  Drugaí Marú II (Short) (writer: "Dive") (filming)
 2017 The Defiant Ones (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Part 1 (2017) ... (writer: "Stay Away" - as Kurt Donald Cobain, uncredited)
 2017 Blaumacher (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Teen Spirit (2017) ... (writer: "Smells like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2012-2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Beds Are Burning (2016) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- "Flood" by Jars of Clay (2016) ... (writer: "Come as You Are")
- Groove Is in the Heart by Deee-Lite (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Unbelievable by EMF (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Closing Time (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011-2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.5 (2016) ... (writer: "Come as You Are")
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2016 All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fog (2016) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2012-2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Battles, Part 3 (2016) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Live Show 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2016 Formula 1: Ten Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2016 Australian Grand Prix - Qualifying (2016) ... (writer: "Come As You Are" - uncredited)
- 2016 Australian Grand Prix - Practice (2016) ... (writer: "Come As You Are" - uncredited)
  Land Van Lubbers (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2016) (music - 1 episode, 2016)
- Lang Leve De Euro (2016) ... (lyrics: "Smells like teen spirit" - uncredited) / (music: "Smells like teen spirit" - uncredited)
 2015 The Big Short (writer: "Lithium")
 2015 Pan (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2015 The Gallows (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live on The Word)", "Heart-Shaped Box" - uncredited)
 2015/II Q (Short) (writer: "Paper Cuts")
 2015 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2015: Day 3, Part 3 (2015) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
- 2015: Day 1, Part 3 (2015) ... (writer: "Smells like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
- 2015: Day 1, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2015 ZombieCollege (Short) (writer: "Aero Zeppelin")
 2015 În Trecere (Short) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2015 Cobain: Montage of Heck (Documentary) (performer: "Floyd the Barber (Live)", "Breed", "Been a Son", "Sappy", "Opinions", "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle") / (writer: "Territorial Pissings", "All Apologies", "Something in the Way", "Scentless Apprentice", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "School", "Mr. Moustache", "Hairspray Queen", "Dive (Evergreen Demo)", "About a Girl", "Lithium", "Floyd the Barber (Live)", "Breed", "Been a Son", "Endless, Nameless (Live)", "Polly", "Blew", "Heart-Shaped Box", "Lithium (Alt. Take)", "Breed (Live)", "Drain You (Live)", "On a Plain", "Come as You Are", "Come as You Are (Live)", "Aneurysm (BBC Mark Goodier Session)", "I Hate Myself and I Want to Die", "Sappy", "Tourette's (Instrumental Demo)", "Come on Death", "Territorial Pissings (Live)", "Rape Me", "Opinions", "Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle", "Serve the Servants", "Serve the Servants (Live)", "Lake of Fire", "All Apologies (Live from MTV Unplugged)")
 2014 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Test of Strength (2014) ... (writer: "Come As You Are" - uncredited)
 2014 Serial Zavod (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nirvana Vasil'evna (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit (Parody Instrumental)" - uncredited)
 2014 Cássia (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009-2014 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 26 episodes)
- Frank Miller's Holy Terror (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Bill and Ted's Excellent Comic Book #1 (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Youngblood #6 (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Showcase #4 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- The Culling: Legion Lost #9 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2014 Srok (Documentary) (lyrics: "Smells Like Teen Spirit") / (music: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2014 Daily Ukulele (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Come as You Are/Love Song - Nirvana/The Cure MASHUP (2014) ... (writer: "Come as You Are/Love Song")
- Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "In Bloom" - uncredited)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 Zdravstvuyte, ya vasha Pyatnitsa! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zdravstvuyte, ya vash rok! (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 One Night Stand (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Leave No Man Behind (2013) ... (writer: "About a Girl")
  Levenslied (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #2.8 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Smells like teen spirit" - uncredited) / (music: "Smells like teen spirit" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "In Bloom", "Lithium", "Breed", "Something in the Way")
 2012 Twice Born (writer: "Something In The Way" - as K. Cobain)
 2012 Too Young to Die (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kurt Cobain - Eine Überdosis Ruhm (2012) ... (writer: "Breed (Live at the Paramount)", "Come as You Are", "Lithium", "Serve the Servants", "You Know You're Right", "Something in the Way", "Something in the Way (Unplugged)", "About a Girl", "School", "Negative Creep", "Scoff", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Rape Me", "All Apologies (Unplugged)")
 2012 Australia's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi Final #1 (2012) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out (Documentary) (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grunge (2011) ... (writer: "Lithium")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 The Muppets (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mickey Rourke/Miss Piggy/Mutemath (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.136 (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2011 Made in Chelsea (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No One Likes a Banjo (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 PianOwned (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Nirvana - All Apologies (2011) ... (writer: "All Apologies")
- Nirvana - Come as You Are (2011) ... (writer: "Come as You Are")
 2011 When Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (uncredited), "All Apologies (MTV Unplugged)", "About A Girl (MTV Unplugged)")
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Movin' on Up (TV Movie) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Music Nuggets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 April 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 A Heartbeat Away (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Lithium", "All Apologies")
 2010 Getaway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greek Islands: Part 2 (2010) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "About A Girl", "Come As You Are" - uncredited)
  Uvolnete se, prosím (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode dated 18 June 2010 (2010) ... (lyrics: "Smells Like Teen Spirit") / (music: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2010 I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Singer (2010) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2010 Lamastalgia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kadotettu sukupolvi - lama-ajan nuoret (2010) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2010 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bio-Dome (2010) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010) ... (performer: "The 'Priest' They Called Him") / (writer: "The 'Priest' They Called Him")
 2009 eXploitation CinemA (Documentary short) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Ruby & the Rockits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Smells Like Teen Drama (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Lithium", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Madden NFL 2010 (Video Game) (writer: "Breed")
 2009 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- El concert (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Tot va bé? (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Moguda a l'institut (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (writer: "School")
 2008 Marley & Me (writer: "Lithium")
 2008 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Utero (2008) ... (writer: "Heart Shaped Box" - uncredited)
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "About a Girl (Unplugged)")
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elvis i les Spice Girls (2008) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
  Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2008) (music - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- VaYakhel (2008) ... (lyrics: "Smells Like Teen Spirit") / (music: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Ki Tisa (2008) ... (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box", "Something in the Way")
 2008 Definitely, Maybe (writer: "Come As You Are" (1992))
 2007 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (writer: "Breed")
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Come As You Are")
 2007 Skate. (Video Game) (writer: "Lounge Act")
 2007 Shoot 'Em Up (writer: "Breed")
 2007 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Through the Looking Glass (2007) ... (writer: "Scentless Apprentice")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (2007) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come As You Are")
 2007 Cover Art (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flyleaf: Smells Like Teen Spirit (2007) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2007 The Last 48 Hours of Kurt Cobain (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (uncredited), "Negative Creep" (uncredited), "Heart-Shaped Box")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "In Bloom")
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) ("HEART SHAPED BOX")
 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2006 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The King Ka (2006) ... (writer: "Lithium" - uncredited)
 2005 The World's Greatest Gigs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live at Reading 92)" - uncredited)
 2005 Jarhead (writer: "Something in the Way")
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (writer: "Heart Shaped Box")
 2005 Punk: Attitude (Documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - as Cobain)
 2005 The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Documentary) (writer: "Lithium")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (music - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2004)
- Det är härligt att vara kär (2004) ... (lyrics: "Come As You Are", "Heart-Shaped Box") / (music: "Come As You Are", "Heart-Shaped Box")
- It's Better to Burn Out Than to Fade Away (2002) ... (lyrics: "Polly") / (music: "Polly")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.7 (2003) ... (writer: "Come as You Are", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Nirvana")
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale (2003) ... (writer: "Lithium")
- Liveshow 1 - Mijn Idool (2003) ... (writer: "Lithium")
 2003 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heaven and Hell Special (2003) ... (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box")
 2001 Shabatot VeHagim (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Meriach Saruf (2001) ... (writer: "Lithium")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "Zidler's Rap (Medley)")
 2000 Cássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao Vivo (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Nirvana")
 1999 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Lawndale File (1999) ... (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box" - uncredited)
 1994-1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) ... (writer: "Come as You Are" - uncredited)
- Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1996 Jerry Maguire (writer: "Something in the Way")
 1996 T.V. Kaiser (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mein Kind ist ein Fan oder Die Boyzone liegt nicht im Osten (1996) ... (writer: "Smells like teen spirit")
 1996 Hype! (Documentary) (writer: "Negative Creep", "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1995 The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead II (TV Movie) (writer: "Serve the Servants")
 1995 Eastern Championship Wrestling (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.44 (1995) ... (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box")
 1994 Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!! (Video documentary) (writer: "Aneurysm", "About a Girl", "Dive", "Breed", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Negative Creep", "Come as You Are", "Territorial Pissings", "Something in the Way", "Lithium", "Drain You", "Polly", "Sliver", "On a Plain", "Endless, Nameless", "Lounge Act")
 1994 Dead at 21 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot Episode (1994) ... (writer: "Come as You Are")
 1993-1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Butt Is It Art? (1994) ... (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box")
- Customers Suck (1993) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1992-1993 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Charles Barkley/Nirvana (1993) ... (writer: "Heart-Shaped Box", "Rape Me" - uncredited)
- Rob Morrow/Nirvana (1992) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Territorial Pissings" - uncredited)
 1993 Bill Nye, the Science Guy (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flight (1993) ... (writer: "Smells Like Air Pressure")
 1993 Inyan Shel Zman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tmunat Matzav (1993) ... (writer: "Lithium" - uncredited)
 1992 ABC in Concert (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 April 1992 (1992) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
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Album: "Unplugged in New York" (Geffen Records DGCD-24727) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 14 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Kurdt Kobain | Nirvana

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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It just so happens that there's a bunch of people that are concerned with what I have to say. I find that frightening at times because I'm just as confused as most people. See more »

Trivia:

Ashes were scattered in McLane Creek in Olympia, Washington. A handful were scattered under the willow at the front of 171 Lake Washinton Boulevard in Seattle, and another handful was given to a Buddhist to make a "tsatsu" (a memorial sculpture). See more »

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