Neil Young

Neil Young

  • Highest Rated: 98% Sound City (2013)
  • Lowest Rated: 24% The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
  • Birthday: Nov 12, 1945
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • The first instrument he learned to play as a boy was a plastic ukulele. Played with Rick James in one of his early bands, the Mynah Birds. In 1986, inspired by his two sons, both of whom have cerebral palsy, he and his wife, Pegi, founded California's Bridge School, which strives to help children with speech and physical impairments learn to communicate. Played Boar Man, one of the beast-people, in John Frankenheimer's 1996 remake of The Island of Dr. Moreau. Was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist in 1995 and as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997. Was honored in 2008 by East Carolina University biologist Jason Bond, who discovered a new species of trapdoor spider and named it after the musician: Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi. Was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2009. Has directed several films under the pseudonym Bernard Shakey. Collects classic cars and model trains. Has amassed an extensive collection of rare Lionel variations, and uses a barn to display a diorama that features 750 feet of track. Is an active environmentalist and has toured the country in vehicles that use environmentally sustainable fuels.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

29% PARADOX Man in the Black Hat 2018
No Score Yet The Monsanto Years Director Actor 2016
No Score Yet Human Highway Director Actor Screenwriter 2015
No Score Yet Journey Through The Past Director Actor 2015
No Score Yet A Day At The Gallery Director 2015
98% Sound City Actor $0.5M 2013
89% Neil Young Journeys Executive Producer $0.3M 2012
No Score Yet Bridge School Benefit Actor 2011
68% Pearl Jam Twenty Neil Young $0.5M 2011
No Score Yet The Union Actor 2011
No Score Yet Neil Young Journey Actor 2011
89% Neil Young Trunk Show Actor 2010
No Score Yet Bob Dylan Never Ending Tour Diaries: Drummer Winston Watson's Incredible Journey Actor 2009
No Score Yet Legends of the Canyon: The Music and Magic of 1960s Laurel Canyon Actor 2009
72% Fuel Actor 2008
68% CSNY Déjà Vu Screenwriter Actor Director $33.4K 2008
No Score Yet Neil Young: Don't Be Denied Actor 2008
No Score Yet Farm Aid - 20th Anniversary Concert Actor 2007
No Score Yet Neil Young: Under Review: 1976-2006 Actor 2007
90% Neil Young: Heart of Gold Actor Executive Producer 2006
87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip Actor 2004
36% Neil Young - Greendale Director 2004
No Score Yet Brian Wilson: On Tour Actor 2003
No Score Yet Greendale Director Wayne Newton Screenwriter 2003
No Score Yet 270 Miles From Graceland - Bonnaroo 2003 Actor 2003
No Score Yet America: A Tribute to Heroes Actor 2001
No Score Yet The Best of MusikLaden: Stephen Stills & Manassas Actor 2000
No Score Yet Red Rocks Live: Neil Young Friends & Relatives Actor 2000
No Score Yet Neil Young: Silver & Gold Actor 1999
48% Year of the Horse Executive Producer Actor 1997
24% The Island of Dr. Moreau Boar Man 1996
71% Love at Large Rick 1990
No Score Yet '68 Westy 1987
50% Made in Heaven Truck Driver 1987
No Score Yet Solo Trans Producer Actor 1984
No Score Yet Neil Young: In Berlin Actor 1982
No Score Yet Human Highway Screenwriter Director 1982
98% The Last Waltz Himself 1978
No Score Yet Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Rust Never Sleeps Actor Director 1978
No Score Yet Celebration at Big Sur Actor 1971
No Score Yet Neil Young: Sugar Mountain: Live at Canterbury House 1968 Actor 1968
No Score Yet Neil Young - Under Review: 1966-1975 Actor 1966

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet The Big Interview With Dan Rather
2013
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Performer
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
Guest
  • 2014
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Performer
  • 2014
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
Guest
  • 2012
  • 2006
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
Appearing
  • 2011
  • 2009
  • 2002
No Score Yet Colbert Report
2005-2014
Guest
  • 2006
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
Performer Host Musical Guest
  • 2005
  • 2000
  • 1992
  • 1989
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Performer
  • 2002

QUOTES FROM Neil Young CHARACTERS

Neil Young
[singing] Better to burn out, than to fade away.
Neil Young
So I lived in this pup tent out here during the summer so I could be out closer to my chickens... I think that's why I was out there.