James Dean Bradfield

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James Dean Bradfield was born on February 21, 1969 in Newport, Gwent, South Wales, UK. He has been married to Mylene Halsall since 2004. See full bio »
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Known For

I Could Never Be Your Woman Music Department
(2007)
Twin Town Soundtrack
(1997)
Sweet Sixteen Soundtrack
(2002)
Dirty Weekend Soundtrack
(1993)

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 2018 Zoe Ball on ... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sunday 22 (2018) ... (performer: "People Give In", "Motorcycle Emptiness")
 2017 Many Covers II (Video) (music: "A Design for Life" - uncredited)
  Match of the Day: Euro 2016 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2016) (music - 1 episode, 2016)
- England vs. Wales (2016) ... (writer: "Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)" - uncredited)
- Wales vs. Slovakia (2016) ... (music: "Together Stronger (C'mon Wales)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Everything Must Go", "Kevin Carter" - uncredited)
 2016 Alan Shearer's Euro 96: When Football Came Home (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "A Design for Life" - uncredited)
 2015 Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Into the Mainstream (2015) ... (writer: "Motown Junk", "Love's Sweet Exile", "Stay Beautiful", "You Love Us" - uncredited)
 2015 Manic Street Preachers: Live from Cardiff Castle (TV Special) (performer: "The Everlasting")
 2015 Back in Time for Dinner (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- The 1990s (2015) ... (music: "A Design For Life" - uncredited)
 2014 Manic Street Preachers: Futurology and Holy Bible Set at Rough Trade East (Video short) (music: "Revol", "Die in the Summertime", "This Is Yesterday", "Archives of Pain", "P.C.P." - uncredited) / (performer: "Between the Clock and the Bed" - uncredited) / (writer: "Walk Me to the Bridge", "Europa Geht Durch Mich", "Let's Go to War", "Futurology", "Between the Clock and the Bed" - uncredited)
  My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Girls (2014) ... (music: "Enola/Alone" - uncredited)
- Big Wide World (2013) ... (writer: "A Design for Life" - uncredited)
 2013 Major League Baseball 2K13 (Video Game) (writer: "Peeled Apples")
 2011 Something for the Weekend (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 October 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "A Design for Life", "(It's Not War) Just the End of Love", "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next" - uncredited)
  On Track with SEAT (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... (lyrics: "Ocean Spray") / (music: "Ocean Spray") / (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness" (uncredited), "You Love Us", "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next" (uncredited), " (It's Not War) Just the End of Love" (uncredited), "Tsunami")
 2011 Acoustic at the BBC (TV Movie) (performer: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky") / (writer: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky")
 2011 When Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "That's the Way", "Substitute" - uncredited) / (writer: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky" (1996))
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness" - uncredited)
 2010 Rude Tube (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Epic Fails (2010) ... (music: "Motorcycle Emptiness" - uncredited)
 2010 Manic Street Preachers: One Last Shot at Mass Communication (TV Special) (writer: "(It's Not War) Just the End of Love", "The Descent", "Some Kind of Nothingness", "Postcards from a Young Man", "Your Love Alone Is Not Enough", "Motorcycle Emptiness", "A Design for Life")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Australian Grand Prix: Qualifying (2010) ... (writer: "Australia")
  BBC Electric Proms (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Dame Shirley Bassey (2009) ... (performer: "The Girl from Tiger Bay") / (writer: "The Girl from Tiger Bay")
 1996-2009 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes)
- Episode #34.5 (2009) ... (music: "Me and Stephen Hawking", "Jackie Collins Existential Question Time")
- Later Presents: Brit Beat: Part 1 (1996) ... (music: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky")
- Episode #7.2 (1996) ... (music: "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky")
 2007 The Friday Night Project (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2007) ... (writer: "Autumnsong")
 2007 The Charlotte Church Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... (writer: "Your Love Alone Is Not Enough")
 2003 Liquid Assets (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kylie's Millions (2003) ... (writer: "Some Kind of Bliss" - uncredited)
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 ... (writer: "You Love Us" - uncredited)
 2002/I Sweet Sixteen (writer: "You Stole the Sun from my Heart" - as Bradfield)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2001)
- Episode dated 30 March 2001 (2001) ... (lyrics: "Ocean Spray") / (music: "Ocean Spray")
- Episode dated 9 February 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "So Why So Sad", "Found That Soul")
- Episode dated 28 January 2000 (2000) ... (music: "The Masses Against The Classes")
- Episode dated 21 January 2000 (2000) ... (music: "The Masses Against The Classes")
- Episode dated 30 May 1996 (1996) ... (music: "Australia")
 2001 Our Manics in Havana (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "You Love Us" - uncredited)
 2000 Manic Street Preachers: Leaving the 20th Century (Video) (music: "You Stole the Sun from My Heart", "Tsunami", "The Masses Against the Classes", "The Everlasting", "Kevin Carter", "Ready for Drowning", "Motown Junk", "Motorcycle Emptiness", "You Love Us", "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next", "A Design for Life") / (writer: "Faster", "Everything Must Go", "La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)", "Of Walking Abortion", "No Surface, All Feeling", "Small Black Flowers That Grow in the Sky", "Australia", "Elvis Impersonator: Blackpool Pier", "Stay Beautiful")
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mart of Darkness (2000) ... (writer: "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next")
 1999 Top of the Pops 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- TOTP2 Presents the Nineties (1999) ... (writer: "A Design for Life")
  TFI Friday (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (performer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Episode dated 26 February 1999 (1999) ... (writer: "You Stole the Sun from My Heart")
- Episode dated 27 November 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "The Everlasting")
- Episode dated 20 December 1996 (1996) ... (performer: "Last Christmas")
- Episode #1.10 (1996) ... (writer: "A Design for Life")
 1998 Manic Street Preachers: If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next (Video short) (writer: "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next")
 1998 Música sí (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 October 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next")
 1998 Close Up (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Manic Street Preachers: From There to Here (1998) ... (writer: "If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next", "Repeat" - uncredited)
 1998 Renford Rejects (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Don Bruno (1998) ... (music: "Australia")
 1997 Brit Awards 1997 (TV Special) (writer: "A Design for Life", "Kevin Carter", "Everything Must Go", "A Design for Life (Live)" - uncredited)
 1997 Manic Street Preachers: Everything Live (Video documentary) (music: "La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)") / (writer: "A Design for Life (Stealth Sonic Orchestra Mix)", "Everything Must Go", "Faster", "Kevin Carter", "Roses in the Hospital", "Elvis Impersonator: Blackpool Pier", "Motown Junk", "Motorcycle Emptiness", "No Surface All Feeling", "This Is Yesterday", "Australia", "A Design for Life", "You Love Us", "Faster (Chemical Brothers Mix)")
 1997 Good Stuff (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (1997) ... (writer: "Some Kind of Bliss")
  EastEnders (TV Series) (music - 3 episodes, 1996) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Episode dated 1 July 1997 (1997) ... (writer: "Australia" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 7 October 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Everything Must Go" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 26 September 1996 (1996) ... (music: "Everything Must Go" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 19 August 1996 (1996) ... (music: "Everything Must Go" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 5 August 1996 (1996) ... (music: "Enola/Alone" - uncredited)
 1997 House of America (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness" - as James Bradfield)
 1997 Twin Town (writer: "Motown Junk")
 1996 Jools's Annual Hootenanny (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1996) ... (writer: "Australia")
 1996 Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 1996 (TV Special) (music: "A Design for Life" - uncredited)
 1996 The O-Zone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis Knebworth Special (1996) ... (writer: "A Design for Life", "Everything Must Go" - uncredited)
 1996 MTV Star Trax (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Oasis (1996) ... (music: "Everything Must Go")
 1994 Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 June 1994 (1994) ... (writer: "From Despair to Where", "Faster")
 1993 Manic Street Preachers: Roses in the Hospital (Video short) (music: "Roses in the Hospital")
 1993 Dirty Weekend (writer: "Motorcycle Emptiness")
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Show Show Self (60 credits)
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Other Works:

Guest vocalist on the track 'Lopez' by 808 State, from their 1996 album 'Don Solaris': released as a single in January 1997, it reached number 20 in the UK charts. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Interviews | 2 Articles | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

James | Manic Street Preachers

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

[2016; reply to Nicky Wire's question "How come your (hotel) room is nicer than mine?"] This is where they put you if you're a smoker. See more »

Trivia:

Has two tatoos, one of a dolphin, another of a heart that says 'Anxiety Is Freedom' on it See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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