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Roger Waters

George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English musician, singer-songwriter and composer. He was a founding member of the rock band Pink Floyd, serving as bassist and co-lead vocalist. Following the departure of bandmate Syd Barrett in 1968, Waters became the band's lyricist, principal songwriter and conceptual leader. The band subsequently achieved worldwide success in the 1970s with the concept albums The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, and The Wall. Although Waters' primary instrument in Pink Floyd was the bass guitar, he also experimented with synthesisers and tape loops and played rhythm guitars in recordings and in concert. Amid creative differences within the group, Waters left Pink Floyd in 1985 and began a legal battle with the remaining members over their future use of the group's name and material. The dispute was settled out of court in 1987, and nearly eighteen years passed before he performed with Pink Floyd again. Waters' solo career has included three studio albums: The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking (1984), Radio K.A.O.S. (1987), and Amused to Death (1992). In 1986, he contributed songs and a score to the soundtrack of the movie When the Wind Blows based on the Raymond Briggs book of the same name. In 1990, he staged one of the largest rock concerts in history, The Wall – Live in Berlin, with an estimated 200,000 people in attendance. In 1996, he was inducted into the US and UK Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pink Floyd. He has toured extensively as a solo act since 1999 and played The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety for his world tours of 2006–2008. In 2005, he released Ça Ira, an opera in three acts translated from Étienne Roda-Gil and his wife Nadine Delahaye's libretto based on the early French Revolution. On 2 July 2005, he reunited with Pink Floyd bandmates Nick Mason, Richard Wright, and David Gilmour for the Live 8 benefit concert, the group's only appearance with Waters since their last performance with him 24 years earlier. In 2010, he began The Wall Live, a worldwide tour that features a complete performance of The Wall.


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Born:
Sep 6, 1943 In Great Bookham
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the movie Pink Floyd: A Momentary Lapse of Reason - Rehearsal 1987
Latest Project:
Movie A Fleeting Glimpse 2020-07-17
Known For
Poster of Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert
Poster of Roger Waters - Amused to Death
Poster of Tout le monde en parle
Poster of ECHO-Verleihung
Filmography
Movie Pink Floyd: A Momentary Lapse of Reason - Rehearsal 1987 2022
Movie Pink Floyd: Behind the Wall 2022
Movie Rock Milestones: Pink Floyd: Meddle Self 2022
Movie A Fleeting Glimpse 2020-07-17
Movie Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert Self (archive footage) 2020-04-10
Movie Roger Waters: Us + Them Himself 2019-10-02
Movie Roger Waters: Us + Them Live in Vancouver 2019-10-03
Movie On l'appelait Roda 2018-10-31
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 3: 1969: Dramatis/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie The Occupation of the American Mind Narrator 2016-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd: The Early Years 1965-1972 (Colección) 2016-11-11
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 5: 1971: Reverber/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 4: 1970: Devi/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 2: 1968: Germin/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 1: 1965-1967: Cambridge St/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 6: 1972: Obfusc/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie Pink Floyd - The Early Years Vol 7: 1967–1972: Continu/ation Himself 2016-11-11
Movie Roger Waters - Amused to Death 2015-07-25
Movie Roger Waters: The Wall Vocal, Guitar, and Bass 2014-09-29
Movie Le Festin des Huîtres lui même 2013-10-11
Movie Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (Immersion Box Set) himself 2012-06-01
Movie Pink Floyd - The Wall Himself 2012-02-27
Movie Pink Floyd : The Story of Wish You Were Here Himself 2012-06-26
Movie 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief Himself 2012-12-12
Movie Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here 2011-11-08
Movie Pink Floyd: The Dark Side Of The Moon - Immersion Box Set himself 2011-12-31
Movie Pink Floyd – 1982-2012 : Les 30 ans de The Wall 2011-12-06
Movie Pink Floyd: Behind the Wall Himself 2011-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd: Momentary Lapses - The True Story of Pink Floyd Himself 2010-03-08
Series Conan Self 2010-11-08
Movie Pink Floyd: The Dark Side Interviews Self 2009-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd's The Wall: The Ultimate Critical Review Roger Waters 2008-04-07
Movie Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon - The Ultimate Critical Review Himself 2008-01-01
Movie Roger Waters: Live in Argentina Himself (Lead vocals, Bas, Acoustic Guitar) 2007-05-19
Movie The Pink Floyd Story: Which One's Pink? Himself 2007-12-07
Series Seven Ages of Rock 2007-05-19
Movie Pink Floyd: A Momentary Lapse of Reason (Rock Milestones) Himself 2007-05-27
Movie Pink Floyd - Reflections And Echoes Himself 2006-06-16
Movie Pink Floyd: Live Anthology Bass, Vocals 2005-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb Himself 2005-10-04
Movie Pink Floyd: The Reunion Concert Himself 2005-07-02
Movie Inside Pink Floyd: A critical review 1967 - 1974 Himself 2005-05-31
Movie Pink Floyd: Video Anthology Vol. 1 2004-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd: Video Anthology Vol. 2 2004-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd: Video Anthology Vol. 4 2004-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd: Video Anthology Vol. 5 2004-01-01
Series Tout le monde en parle Himself 2004-09-12
Movie Pink Floyd: Video Anthology Vol. 3 2004-01-01
Movie The Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett Story Himself 2003-03-24
Movie Classic Albums - Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon Himself 2003-06-01
Series Timeshift self 2002-10-10
Movie Roger Waters - In The Flesh Live Himself - Vocals, Bas 2000-12-18
Movie Retrospective: Looking Back at the Wall 1999-01-01
Movie The Abbey Road Story Himself 1998-01-04
Series ECHO-Verleihung himself 1992-05-18
Movie Guitar Legends In Sevilla 1991-10-19
Movie Guitar Legends EXPO '92 at Sevilla - The Folk Rock Night Himself 1991-10-18
Movie Roger Waters: The Wall - Live in Berlin Himself 1990-07-20
Movie Roger Waters: Radio KAOS Vocals, Bass 1988-01-01
Movie Pink Floyd: The Final Cut Himself 1983-03-21
Movie The Other Side of the Wall 1982-01-01
Movie Sound of the City: London 1964-73 Himself 1973-06-01
Movie Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii Himself (bass, vocal) 1972-08-31
Movie Stamping Ground 1971-10-14
Movie Pink Floyd: Saint-Tropez Himself 1970-08-08
Movie Pink Floyd ‎– KQED 1970-06-25
Movie Pink Floyd: Atom Heart Mother Self 1970-04-29
Movie Pink Floyd London '66-'67 1967-01-01