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Rick Nowels

Rick Nowels was born on March 16, 1960 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Richard Wright Nowels. See full bio »

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Wonder Woman Soundtrack
(2017)
(2002)
Perfect Stranger Soundtrack
(2007)
Letters to Juliet Soundtrack
(2010)

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 2019 After (writer: "Out of Love")
 2019 PEN15 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- First Day (2019) ... (writer: "Thinking of You (I Drive Myself Crazy)")
 2018 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.21 (2018) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2018 The Darkest Minds (writer: "Loud Places")
 2018 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (2018) ... (writer: "White Flag")
 2015-2018 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Grand Finale: Live (2018) ... (writer: "Young and Beautiful")
- Blind Auditions 8 (2017) ... (writer: "Summertime Sadness")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 5 (2015) ... (writer: "Summertime Sadness")
 2018 SuperFly (producer: "R.A.N.") / (writer: "R.A.N.")
  Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2018) (music - 1 episode, 2018)
- Episode #9.9 (2018) ... (lyrics: "Summertime Sadness") / (music: "Summertime Sadness")
 2018 Golic and Wingo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.37 (2018) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2018 Hoy nos toca (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 January 2018 (2018) ... (writer: "Get Free")
 2018 King of the Golden Sun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Breakout! ... (writer: "Love")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Adam Sandler & Dustin Hoffman/Miley Cyrus (2017) ... (writer: "No Freedom" - uncredited)
 2017 Tomorrow Never Came ft. Thomas Sanders (Video short) (lyrics: "Tomorrow Never Came") / (music: "Tomorrow Never Came")
 2017 Wonder Woman (writer: "To Be Human")
 2017 Car Share (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2017) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster")
 2016 Radio 2: In Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Best of 2016 (2016) ... (writer: "Magnetised")
 2016 The Comedian (writer: "We Want the Same Thing")
 2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.4 (2016) ... (writer: "Dark Paradise")
 2016 Black Mirror (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- San Junipero (2016) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- David Van Day (2016) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster" - uncredited)
- Su Pollard (2016) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster" - uncredited)
 2015-2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #10.11 (2016) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.7 (2015) ... (writer: "Falling Into You" - uncredited)
 2016 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2016: Auditions 5 (2016) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2015 Vai que Cola (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- O Leão Egípcio do Méier (2015) ... (writer: "Religion" - uncredited)
 2015 Coronation Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8720 (2015) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster" - uncredited)
 2015 Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Someone Like You (2015) ... (writer: "Heaven is a Place on Earth" - uncredited)
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Martha Stewart/Laura Prepon/Jamie XX/Chad Smith (2015) ... (writer: "Loud Places")
 2015 Tarja: Luna Park Ride (Video) (writer: "Where Were You Last Night / Heaven Is a Place on Earth / Livin' on a Prayer")
 2015 Super-Dad (TV Movie) (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2015 Friday Night Football (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Round 6: Collingwood vs Geelong (2015) ... (writer: "Lay Down Your Guns" - uncredited)
- Round 5: Carlton vs Collingwood (2015) ... (writer: "Lay Down Your Guns" - uncredited)
 2014/I Big Eyes (writer: "I Can Fly")
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Switch Up (2014) ... (writer: "Dark Paradise" - uncredited)
 2014 The Connection (writer: "Jerome")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Motivos para no tomar (2014) ... (writer: "Heaven Is A Place On Earth" - uncredited)
- Los amantes del hotel M (2014) ... (writer: "I Follow Rivers" - uncredited)
 2014 Lana Del Rey: Shades of Cool (Video short) (writer: "Shades of Cool")
 2014/I Mommy (writer: "White Flag")
 2014 World Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 1, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "(We Want) The Same Thing" - uncredited)
 2012-2014 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) ... (writer: "Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)")
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2011 (2012) ... (writer: "Heaven is a Place on Earth")
 2013 Tropico (Video short) (writer: "Body Electric")
 2008-2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Week 9 (2013) ... (writer: "Young and Beautiful")
- Round One (2011) ... (writer: "Cry Baby")
- Round Seven: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Fallin' For You")
- Round 9: Results (2008) ... (writer: "Green Light" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (as Richard W. Nowels, "I Can't Wait", "Circle in the Sand")
 2013/II Begin Again (writer: "Higher Place", "Horny")
 2010-2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 12 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (writer: "Young and Beautiful" (DH Orchestral Version))
- Top Six Perform (2010) ... (writer: "Heaven is a Place on Earth")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #21.159 (2013) ... (writer: "Green Light" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.46 (2012) ... (writer: "Green Light" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.204 (2012) ... (writer: "Green Light" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.197 (2012) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.147 (2012) ... (writer: "Green Light" - uncredited)
 2013 Blue Is the Warmest Color (writer: "I Follow Rivers (Magician Remix)")
 2013 Trail of Lies (TV Series) (writer: "Summertime Sadness")
 2013 The Great Gatsby (writer: "Young and Beautiful")
 2013 Bates Motel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nice Town You Picked, Norma... (2013) ... (writer: "Standing Still" - uncredited)
 2013 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Advanced Documentary Filmmaking (2013) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2013 Top of the Lake (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Searchers Search (2013) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster")
 2013 Austenland (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2013 Lost Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- SubterrFaenean (2013) ... (writer: "Youth Knows No Pain")
 2012 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (writer: "I Follow Rivers")
 2005-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Show 5 (2012) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
- Live Results Show 4 (2012) ... (writer: "White Flag" - uncredited)
- Auditions 4 (2005) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2012 Final Note (Short) (writer: "Summertime Sadness")
 2012 Tarja: Act 1 (Video) (writer: "Where Were You Last Night / Heaven Is a Place on Earth / Livin' on a Prayer")
 2011-2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Goodbye (2012) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
- A Night of Neglect (2011) ... (writer: "I Follow Rivers" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jerry Seinfeld/Lykke Li (2011) ... (writer: "Silent My Song" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.27 (2011) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2011 A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (Video) (writer: "Possibilities")
 2011 One Day (writer: "Life is a Rollercoaster")
 2011 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shattered Bass (2011) ... (writer: "Youth Knows No Pain" - uncredited)
 2011 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #38.4 (2011) ... (writer: "I Follow Rivers", "Sadness Is A Blessing")
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- TV's Funniest Neighbours (2011) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give" - uncredited)
 2011 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zach Galifianakis/Jessie J (2011) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" - uncredited)
 2011 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Start Me Up (2011) ... (writer: "Cry Baby" - uncredited)
 2010 Morning Glory (writer: "Don't Hold Me Down")
 2010 Love & Other Drugs (writer: "Heaven Is A Place On Earth")
 2010 Dirty Girl (writer: "Heaven Is A Place On Earth")
 2010 Letters to Juliet (writer: "What If")
 2010 The Back-up Plan (writer: "Fallin' For You")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.12 (2010) ... (writer: " (We Want) the Same Thing")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.42 (2009) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (writer: "The Power Of Good-Bye")
 2009 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Will's Birthday (2009) ... (writer: "White Flag" - uncredited)
 2009 Medium (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Then... and Again (2009) ... (writer: "White Flag" - uncredited)
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (Video Game) ("Green Light", uncredited)
 2008 Rush (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (as R.Nowels, "Lay Down Your Guns")
 2008 Wild Child (writer: "Heaven Is A Place On Earth")
 2008 Vito Power (Short) (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" - uncredited)
 2004-2008 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 6. Mottoshow - Partyhits & Akustik-Balladen (2008) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give")
- Das große Finale (2007) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster")
- Mottoshow #5 - Elton John Meets Madonna (2004) ... (writer: "The Power of Good-Bye")
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (writer: "Heaven Is a Place On Earth")
 2007 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (writer: "Heaven Is A Place On Earth")
 2007 The Farmer Wants a Wife (TV Series) (writer: "Lovin' Each Day")
 2006-2007 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 3 Performance (2007) ... (writer: "White Flag")
- Top 9 Girls Performances (2006) ... (writer: "White Flag")
 2007 RBD: La familia (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Paparazzi (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después" - as R. Nowels)
- Feliz cumpleaños, Annie (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después" - as R. Nowels)
- Era mi primera vez (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después" - as R. Nowels)
- El que quiera azul celeste... que se acueste! (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después" - as R. Nowels)
- We Are Family (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después (If It's Too Late)" - as R. Nowels)
 2007 Surf's Up (writer: "You Get What You Give")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Walk Like a Man (2007) ... (writer: "White Flag")
 2007 Perfect Stranger (writer: "White Flag")
 2006 200 Pounds Beauty (writer: "Heaven is a Place on Earth" - as Richard W. Nowels Jr.)
 2006 Wedding Daze (writer: "My Idea of Heaven" - as Richard W. Nowels Jr.)
 2006 Click (writer: "You Get What You Give" (1998))
 2006 Just My Luck (writer: "Dance")
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Start-Up (2005) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give")
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("The Game Of Love")
 2005 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret (Documentary) (writer: "To Have And Not To Hold")
 2005 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Results Show (2005) ... (writer: "You Get What You Give")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kvalprogram 3 (2005) ... (writer: "I Love It When We Do")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.12 (2005) ... (writer: "The Game of Love")
 2005 Charmed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scry Hard (2005) ... (writer: "Sand In My Shoes")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) ("White Flag")
 2004 Sleepover (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" - as Richard Nowels)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (writer: "You Get What You Give")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 - Up Tempo/Low Tempo (2004) ... (writer: "White Flag")
 2004 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Workshop #1 (2004) ... (writer: "White Flag")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (2003) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2001-2003 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Phoenix (2003) ... (writer: "White Flag" - uncredited)
- Skinwalker (2002) ... (writer: "The Game of Love" - uncredited)
- Cool (2001) ... (writer: "Standing Still" - uncredited)
 2003 The O.C. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Debut (2003) ... (writer: "White Flag")
 2000-2003 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 8 August 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Inner Smile" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 28 February 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Inner Smile" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 27 February 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "I Turn to You" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 December 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Sky" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 25 January 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Northern Star" - uncredited)
 2003 American Wedding (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2003 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 3 - Dommerne bestemmer (2003) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster")
 2003 What a Girl Wants (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 2003 Hope Springs (writer: "I Love It When We Do")
 2003 Soldier's Girl (TV Movie) (writer: "The Consequences of Falling")
 2002 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (2002) ... (writer: "The Game of Love")
 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 2002 (TV Special) (writer: "The Game of Love")
 2002 Stars in Their Eyes Kids (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster")
 2002/I Enough (writer: "This Way")
 2002 Life or Something Like It (writer: "This Way")
 2002 Bend It Like Beckham (writer: "I Turn to You" (1999), "Inner Smile" (2000))
 2002 Dawson's Creek (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Highway to Hell (2002) ... (writer: "This Way")
 2001 Driven (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Madonna (2001) ... (writer: "The Power of Good-Bye" - uncredited)
 2001 Garth Brooks Live Coast to Coast: Los Angeles (TV Special) (writer: "Standing Still")
 2001 Bring It On (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Song Writing (2001) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster" - uncredited)
 2001 Summer Catch (writer: "Lovin' Each Day")
 1996-2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 April 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Lovin' Each Day")
- Episode dated 6 April 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Lovin' Each Day")
- Episode dated 8 December 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "If That Were Me")
- Episode dated 1 December 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Inner Smile")
- Episode dated 15 September 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Sky")
 2001 Steps to the Stars (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2001) ... (writer: "Life Is a Rollercoaster")
 2001 Sweet November (writer: "Consequences of Falling")
 2001 Head Over Heels (writer: "Life Is A Rollercoaster")
 2000 Live by Request: K.D. Lang (TV Movie) (writer: "The Consequences Of Falling")
 2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (writer: "You Get What You Give")
 2000 The New Country (TV Movie) (writer: "Heaven is a Place on Earth")
 2000 Here on Earth (writer: "Whatever Turns You On")
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (writer: "The Power of Good-Bye")
 1999 Anywhere But Here (producer: "Anywhere But Here") / (writer: "Anywhere But Here")
 1998 El séptimo de caballería (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 November 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "The Power of Good-Bye")
 1998 Madonna: The Power of Good-Bye (Video short) (writer: "The Power Of Good-Bye")
 1998 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vivis Versuchung (1998) ... (writer: "The Power Of Good-Bye")
 1997-1998 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
- Episode #9.7 (1998) ... (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
- Episode #8.11 (1997) ... (writer: "Falling into You")
 1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 1997 Marienhof (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.672 (1997) ... (writer: "One & One")
 1996 Two If by Sea (producer: "I Wouldn't Be Here If I Didn't Love You") / (writer: "I Wouldn't Be Here If I Didn't Love You")
 1995 Safe (writer: "Heaven Is a Place on Earth")
 1994 Terminal Velocity (writer: "FALLING INTO YOU")
 1993 Kim Wilde: The Singles Collection 1981-1993 (Video) (writer: "Love Is Holy")
 1992 Wilde Life (Video) (writer: "Love Is Holy")
 1991 Motormouth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (1991) ... (writer: "Live Your Life Be Free", "Heaven is a Place on Earth")
 1991 Madonna: Truth or Dare (Documentary) (writer: "Heaven Is A Place On Earth" - as Rick Nowles)
 1988 Jailbird Rock (writer: "Wind on My Wings", "Heart of Me", "Just Lust", "Gotta Move")
 1988 License to Drive (producer: "I Feel Free")
 1978 Honky Tonk Nights (writer: "You Have to Change to Be a Star")
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