Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh

18.05.1950 (72 years) (Akron, Ohio, USA)

Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (; born May 18, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, author and visual artist. Mothersbaugh's music career spans more than 40 years. He came to prominence in the late 1970s as co-founder, lead singer and keyboardist of the new wave band Devo, which released a Top 20 hit in 1980 with the single "Whip It". The band has maintained a cult following throughout its existence. Mothersbaugh is one of the main composers of Devo's music and made major lyrical contributions to the band's songs. He is one of only two members (along with bass player Gerald Casale) who have been with Devo throughout its entire history. In addition to his work with Devo, Mothersbaugh has made music for television series, films and video games via his production company, Mutato Muzika, most notably as the composer for the popular long-running animated series Rugrats for its entire 13-year run, as well as all three theatrical films. He has also had a solo career which has included four studio albums: Muzik for Insomniaks, Muzik for the Gallery, Joyeux Mutato and The Most Powerful Healing Muzik in the Entire World. In 2004, he was honored with the Richard Kirk award at the BMI Film and TV Awards for his significant contributions to film and television music. Additionally, Mothersbaugh was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Kent State University in 2008.His lifelong interest in creating multimedia art pieces has resulted in gallery exhibitions of items such as his "Beautiful Mutants" photograph series, postcard diaries, art rugs, sculptures and musical instruments created from salvaged organ pipes and bird vocalizations. He has married twice and is the father of two adopted children.



Holmes & Watson (2018)

IMDB: 3.8 (29335 votes)
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

IMDB: 7.9 (541696 votes)
Pee-wee's Big Holiday (2016)

IMDB: 6.1 (7117 votes)
Vacation (2015)

IMDB: 6.1 (92146 votes)
22 Jump Street (2014)

IMDB: 7.0 (333066 votes)
The LEGO Movie (2014)

IMDB: 7.8 (294,491 votes)
21 Jump Street (2012)

IMDB: 7.2 (494172 votes)
Ramona and Beezus (2010)

IMDB: 6.5 (16646 votes)
New York, I Love You (2008)

IMDB: 6.2 (43974 votes)
Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2005)

IMDB: 7.3 (164,030 votes)
Lords of Dogtown (2005)

IMDB: 7.1 (48,206 votes)
The Big White (2005)

IMDB: 6.4 (13702 votes)
Envy (2004)

IMDB: 4.8 (29268 votes)
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)

IMDB: 6.4 (13893 votes)
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

IMDB: 7.6 (245056 votes)
Rushmore (1998)

IMDB: 7.7 (162960 votes)
Dead Man on Campus (1998)

IMDB: 6.1 (13179 votes)
Happy Gilmore (1996)

IMDB: 7.0 (188135 votes)
Four Rooms (1995)

IMDB: 6.8 (94208 votes)
Safe (1993)

IMDB: 7.7 (136 votes)
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1991)

IMDB: 5.5 (207 votes)