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Genesis P-Orridge

Biography

British singer and performance artist most well-known as the frontman for the important avant-garde commercial band Throbbing Gristle. Aside from music, he’s known for his controversial explorations of occultism and gender problems. He was a dynamic person in the chapel and helped operate Sunday College classes as an adolescent before rejecting Christianity completely. He’s a known occultist and it is a founding person in the collective referred to as Thee Temple ov Psychick Youngsters. He was created Neil Andrew Megson. In 1993, he wedded Woman Jaye Breyer, who passed away in 2007. He and John Stability, of Coil popularity, were both users from the music and overall performance art group referred to as Psychic TV.

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Date Of Birth February 22, 1950
Place Of Birth Manchester, England
Profession Rock Singer
Education University of Hull
Nationality British
Spouse Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge
Children Genesse P-Orridge, Caresse P-Orridge
Parents Ronald Megson, Muriel Megson
Music Groups Psychic TV, Throbbing Gristle, Thee Majesty, Pigface, Lab Report
Movies William S. Burroughs: A Man Within, Modulations, Glitterbug, Decoder, In the Shadow of the Sun, Flicker, Bight of the Twin, T.G.: Psychic Rally in Heaven, Pirate Tape, Imagining October, Nik Turner: Space Ritual, Ghosts#9
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#Fact
1Having been tattooed/pierced by British legend Mr. Sebastian (Allen Oversby), P-Orridge recently underwent breast implant surgery and refers to himself as s/he.
2One of the founding members of the anti-authoritarian religious order, "Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth".
3Founding member of the industrial music group Throbbing Gristle.
4Is credited with inventing the term "Industrial Music", as well as being one of its pioneers.
5Was a good friend of writer William S. Burroughs. The two would communicate with each other frequently, and both loved each others' work. P-Orridge compiled a collection of spoken recordings by Burroughs entitled 'Nothing Here Now But the Recordings' and released it on his Industrial Records label.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
New York Story2007Short
Thee Majesty: Live à la Fondation Cartier2004Documentary as Thee Majesty
The Wanderer1991
Dead Cat1989
Kondole1989
Pirate Tape1987Short as P.T.V.
Imagining October1984Short
T.G.: Psychic Rally in Heaven1981Short
In the Shadow of the Sun1981

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
IRL2013ShortVeteran
In Hommage to George and Mike Kuchar2011Short
Slap! The Gondola2009Short
New York Story2007ShortBreyer P-Orridge
The Raspberry Reich2004TV Personality
Dead Cat1989Tramp
Decoder1984High Priest
T.G.: Psychic Rally in Heaven1981Short

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Desire Will Set You Free2015performer: "Just Drifting
Flicker2008Documentary performer: "Just Because" / writer: "Just Because"
Otto; or, Up with Dead People2008writer: "Something Came Over Me"
Better Living Through Circuitry1999Documentary writer: "Money For E"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ghost at No. 92005Documentary short
Pierce1985Documentary short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bight of the Twin2016Documentary co-writer

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pierce1985Documentary short camera operator

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ghost at No. 92005Documentary short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ghost at No. 92005Documentary short producer

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Flicker2008Documentary provider: archival footage

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Desire Will Set You Free2015special thanks
The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye2011Documentary special thanks - as Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Liberation Is My Lover2017Documentary post-productionHimself / Herself
Change Itself: An Art Apart - Genesis Breyer P-Orridge2016DocumentaryHerself
Bight of the Twin2016DocumentaryHimself
Industrial Soundtrack for the Urban Decay2015DocumentaryThrobbing Gristle
The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye2011DocumentaryHimself / Herself (as Genesis Breyer P-Orridge)
Wild Thing2010DocumentaryHimself (as Genesis Breyer P-Orridge)
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within2010DocumentaryHimself
The Hand of Fatima2009DocumentaryHerself
Nine Inch Nails and the Industrial Uprising2009Video documentaryHimself
The Gent2009Himself
De transformatie van Genesis P-Orridge2008Documentary shortHim / Herself
Flicker2008DocumentaryHimself
Joy Division2007DocumentaryHimself (as Genesis P. Orridge)
Soft Focus2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
SexTV2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Pandrogeny manifesto2006Documentary shortHimself
Monks - The Transatlantic Feedback2006Documentary
Thee Majesty: Live à la Fondation Cartier2004DocumentaryHimself (as Genesis Breyer P-Orridge)
Dig!2004DocumentaryHimself (Interviewee) (as Genesis P'Orridge)
Sex, Blood and Mutilation 22003DocumentaryHimself
Better Living Through Circuitry1999DocumentaryHimself - Psychic T.V.
Modulations1998DocumentaryHimself
Synesthesia1997TV Series documentary
Sex, Blood and Mutilation1995Documentary shortHimself
La edad de oro1984TV SeriesHimself
Live in Berlin1983Himself
First Transmission1982Video documentary segment "Ritual Ov Psychick Youth"

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arena1994TV Series documentaryHimself

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