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Sting (aka Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner), is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band 'The Police'. Sting has varied his musical style throughout his career, incorporating distinct elements of jazz, reggae, classical, new age, and worldbeat into his music. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and an Oscar nomination for the best song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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Oct 2, 1951 In Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' - The Story Of The Official Band Aid Video
Latest Project:
Movie Lindisfarne’s Geordie Genius: The Alan Hull Story 2021-11-26
Known For
Movie 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' - The Story Of The Official Band Aid Video Himself 2022
Movie Lindisfarne’s Geordie Genius: The Alan Hull Story Self 2021-11-26
Movie Kaamelott: The First Chapter Horsa 2021-07-21
Movie Great North: A Run. A River. A Region. Self 2021-09-08
Movie The Go-Go's Self (archive footage) 2020-01-24
Movie Space Songs: Through the Distance 2020-04-30
Movie Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics Self 2020-05-11
Movie Citizens Of Boomtown: The Story of the Boomtown Rats Himself 2020-05-23
Movie Le Grand Concert Unis pour le Liban 2020-10-01
Movie I Want My MTV Self 2019-05-01
Movie Eric Burdon - Rock´n´Roll Animal Self 2019-08-09
Movie The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration Himself 2019-11-28
Movie Ruben Blades Is Not My Name Self 2018-03-18
Movie Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen 2018-01-03
Movie Sting: Live at the Olympia Paris Musician 2017-08-18
Movie Sting: Beyond The Police Self - Musician 2017-08-18
Movie Pavarotti, Birth of a Pop Star himself 2017-09-06
Movie Zoolander 2 Sting 2016-02-06
Movie Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People Self 2016-06-15
Movie Sonic Sea 2016-04-22
Movie Jaco 2015-03-17
Movie Biggest Band Break Ups and Make Ups 2015-04-10
Movie John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly 2014-04-06
Movie A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen 2014-04-25
Movie 20 Feet from Stardom Self 2013-06-14
Movie 2013 Blu-Ray Music Demo Disc 1 Self 2013-01-01
Movie Sting Live in Vina del Mar Himself 2011-02-25
Movie Hope for Haiti Now Self 2010-01-02
Movie Still Bill Self 2010-01-27
Movie Sting: Live In Berlin Performer 2010-11-22
Movie 2012: Time for Change Self 2010-10-08
Movie Chris Botti in Boston 2009-03-31
Movie Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB Himself 2009-04-24
Movie The Tribute to Pavarotti One Amazing Weekend in Petra Himself 2009-02-24
Movie PoliWood Self 2009-07-03
Movie Brüno Himself - 'Dove of Peace' 2009-07-08
Movie The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts Himself 2009-11-29
Movie VH1 Rock Honors: The Who Himself 2008-07-17
Movie Pavarotti The Duets Self 2008-05-09
Movie Scott Walker: 30 Century Man Himself 2007-04-27
Movie Bee Movie Himself (voice) 2007-10-28
Movie Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who 2007-09-14
Movie Chris Botti Live: With Orchestra and Special Guests 2006-08-22
Movie Herbie Hancock: Possibilities Himself 2006-04-18
Movie Live 8 Himself 2005-11-07
Movie 20 Years Ago Today - Live Aid Himself 2005-07-13
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Music Edition Himself 2004-09-20
Movie George Michael: A Different Story 2004-11-27
Movie Live Aid Self 2004-11-16
Movie Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball ? Himself 2004-12-09
Movie The Sweatbox Himself 2002-09-13
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes Self 2001-09-21
Movie All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live! Self 2001-04-06
Movie Being Mick 2001-11-22
Movie Sting: All This Time Himself 2001-12-04
Movie The Filth and the Fury Himself (archive footage) 2000-03-29
Movie Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward 1999-07-20
Movie Sting: The Brand New Day Tour: Live From The Universal Amphitheatre Vocals, Bass 1999-09-08
Movie Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman Billy Idol 1998-01-01
Movie Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels JD 1998-08-28
Movie Music for Montserrat 1997-09-15
Movie An Audience with Elton John Himself 1997-09-27
Movie The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special Self 1995-10-27
Movie The Grotesque Fledge 1995-09-09
Movie Peter and the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy Himself 1993-12-26
Movie Take That Away! Himself 1993-11-01
Movie Pavarotti & Friends Himself 1992-09-27
Movie Rolling Stone 25: The MTV Special Himself 1992-11-18
Movie Two Rooms: A Tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin Himself - Guest 1991-10-01
Movie Branford Marsalis: Steep 1991-01-04
Movie Resident Alien Singer 1990-09-14
Movie Stormy Monday Finney 1988-05-01
Movie Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute 1988-06-11
Movie The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Heroic Officer 1988-12-07
Movie Human Rights Now 25th Anniversary himself 1988-10-14
Movie Bruce Springsteen - Human Rights Final - Buenos Aires 1988-10-15
Movie Sting and Gil Evans: Strange Fruit vocal / electric bass 1987-01-01
Movie Julia and Julia Daniel Hosler 1987-01-01
Movie U2 & The Police: A Conspiracy of Hope 1986-06-15
Movie Live Aid Self 1985-07-13
Movie Sting - Bring on the Night Himself 1985-11-08
Movie The Bride Frankenstein 1985-08-16
Movie Plenty Mick 1985-09-20
Movie Dune Feyd Rautha 1984-12-14
Movie Police in Montserrat Himself 1983-03-08
Movie Brimstone & Treacle Martin Taylor 1982-10-01
Movie The Secret Policeman's Other Ball Himself 1982-09-23
Movie Artemis '81 Helith 1981-12-29
Movie Urgh! A Music War Himself 1981-11-07
Movie Punk and Its Aftershocks Self 1980-05-10
Movie Quadrophenia Ace Face 1979-09-14
Movie Radio On Just Like Eddie 1979-11-30
Series The Secret Policeman's Ball 1976-04-01