Brian Wilson

Actor · Writer · Producer
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Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group. In addition to his unorthodox approaches to pop composition and mastery of recording techniques, Wilson is known for... read more

Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys. After signing with Capitol Records in 1962, Wilson wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the group. In addition to his unorthodox approaches to pop composition and mastery of recording techniques, Wilson is known for his lifelong struggles with mental illness. He is often referred to as a genius and is widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative and significant songwriters of the late 20th century.

Birth Name

Brian Douglas Wilson

Born

Saturday, 20 June 1942

Actor Filmography

Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres Self - Singer & Songwriter, The Beach Boys 2021
Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road Self 2021
Rock Camp Self 2021
Streetlight Harmonies Self 2020
My Music: A Classic Christmas Self - The Beach Boys (archive footage) 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Musical Guest 2019
Echo in the Canyon Self 2018
The Top Ten Revealed Self 2018
How the Beatles Changed the World Self 2017
The Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds Self 2017
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres Self - Singer & Songwriter, The Beach Boys 2021
Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road Self 2021
Rock Camp Self 2021
Streetlight Harmonies Self 2020
My Music: A Classic Christmas Self - The Beach Boys (archive footage) 2019
The Kelly Clarkson Show Self - Musical Guest 2019
Echo in the Canyon Self 2018
The Top Ten Revealed Self 2018
How the Beatles Changed the World Self 2017
The Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds Self 2017
George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison Self 2016
73rd Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2016
I Hope You Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song Self 2015
Riffing With Self - Interviewee 2015
Brian Wilson and Friends: A Soundstage Special Event Himself / Self 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Musical Guest 2015
Love & Mercy Self 2014
The Sixties Self - The Beach Boys 2013
The Beach Boys: 50th Anniversary - Live in Concert Self 2012
Brian Wilson: Songwriter 1969 - 1982 Self 2012
Shrink David Wilson, David 2012
Beatles Stories Self 2011
Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 Self 2010
Conan Himself - Musical Guest 2010
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Brian Wilson: That Lucky Old Sun Himself / Self 2008
The Wrecking Crew! Himself / Self 2008
Mellodrama Self 2008
Cease to Exist Self - Beach Boys' Producer, Arranger 2007
The One Show Self - Guest 2006
Tales of the Rat Fink The Surfite 2006
20 to 1 Self 2005
Live 8 Himself / Self - Berlin 2005
Brian Wilson Presents Smile Himself / Self 2005
Eye on Entertainment Self 2005
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards Self - Performer 2005
The Hour Self 2005
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope Self 2005
Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of 'Smile' Himself / Self 2004
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Self 2003
Mayor of the Sunset Strip Self - The Beach Boys 2003
Duck Dodgers Self 2003
Imagine Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Musical Guest, Himself 2003
Beach Boys Good Timin' Himself / Self 2003
Back in the U.S. Self 2002
Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song Self 2001
Brian Wilson's Imagination Self 1998
Endless Harmony: The Beach Boys Story Himself / Self 1998
Pop Odyssee 1 - Die Beach Boys und der Satan Himself / Self 1997
Behind the Music Self 1997
The View Himself 1997
Classic Albums Self - The Beach Boys 1997
Rock & Roll Self 1995
Brian Wilson: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times Himself / Self 1995
The History of Rock 'n' Roll Self (The Beach Boys), Self 1995
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Self 1993
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey Self - Founder of The Beach Boys 1993
One on One with John Tesh Self 1991
My Own Private Idaho Rock Promoter 1991
The Howard Stern Show Self 1990
Baywatch Himself, Beach Boys Member 1989
Biography Self 1987
Full House Self 1987
The 29th Annual Grammy Awards Self 1987
The Return of Bruno Self / Brian Wilson 1987
At the Movies Self 1986
Live Aid Self (at JFK Stadium) / Self 1985
The Beach Boys: An American Band Himself / Self 1985
Olympic Gala Self - The Beach Boys 1984
The New Leave It to Beaver Mr. Hawthorne 1983
The Beach Boys: Live at Knebworth Self 1980
CBS News Sunday Morning Himself (as The Beach Boys) 1979
This Old House Himself - Technical Director 1979
The South Bank Show Self 1978
The 19th Annual Grammy Awards Self 1977
The Beach Boys: It's OK Self - Beach Boys member 1976
Saturday Night Live Security Guard / Self - Musical Guest 1975
The Monkey's Uncle Self (as The Beach Boys) / Himself 1965
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini Beach Boy 1965
The Girls on the Beach Themselves 1965
The T.A.M.I. Show Self / Self (as The Beach Boys) 1964
Top of the Pops Self 1964
Ready, Steady, Go! Self 1963
The Magical World of Disney Beach Boys Member 1954
American Bandstand Himself 1952

Producer Filmography

2016 Golden Globe Best Original Song - Motion Picture Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Cultural Music-Dance Program Nominated
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