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Ron Mael

Biography

Songwriter and keyboardist using the pop duo Sparks, that was composed of him and his younger sibling Russell. He researched Cinema and Image Arts on the College or university of California, LA. He helped Sparks gain a Gold-selling record with Kimono MY HOME in 1974. He and his sibling got an affluent upbringing. Their dad Meyer Mael was a visual developer and caricaturist, while their mom Miriam was a librarian. He guest-starred with an bout of Gilmore Women with Lauren Graham in 2006.

Quick Facts


Full Name Ron Mael
Date Of Birth August 12, 1945
Place Of Birth Culver City, CA
Profession Pop Singer
Education University of California, Los Angeles, Palisades Charter High School, This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us, Beat the Clock, Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
Nationality American
Parents Miriam Mael, Meyer Mael, This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us, Beat the Clock, Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
Siblings Russell Mael
Music Groups Sparks, FFS, This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us, Beat the Clock, Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
Movies Knock Off, Bad Manners
Star Sign Leo

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1Brother of Russell Mael.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19792014TV Movie documentary writer: "Number One Song in Heaven"
Alan Partridge2013writer: "The Number One Song in Heaven"
Bunheads2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Holy Motors2012writer: "How Are You Getting Home?"
Some Jerk with a Camera2011TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Neds2010writer: "This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us"
Miliband of Brothers2010TV Movie documentary writer: "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us" - uncredited
Kick-Ass2010as Ronald Mael, "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us"
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever2009writer: "The Willys", "Eaten by the Monster of Love" - as Ronald D. Mael
The Intimate Strangers Are Here2008performer: "Suburban Homeboy", "Intro", "Intro Reprise", "Likeable", "This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us", "Moon over Kentucky" / writer: "The Rhythm Thief" Instrumental, "Suburban Homeboy", "Intro", "Intro Reprise", "Likeable", "This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us", "Moon over Kentucky"
Gilmore Girls2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brothers in Arms2005TV Movie documentary writer: "Amateur Hour", "This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us", "Beat the Clock", "How Can I Get to Carnegie Hall?" - uncredited
Stuck in the Middle2003Video writer: "This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us"
Knock Off1998performer: "Its a Knock-Off"
Unlawful Entry1992writer: "NATIONAL CRIME AWARENESS WEEK"
Black Rain1989"SINGING IN THE SHOWER"
Rad1986producer: "Music That You Can Dance To" / writer: "Music That You Can Dance To"
Fright Night1985producer: "ARMIES OF THE NIGHT" / writer: "ARMIES OF THE NIGHT"
Heavenly Bodies1984writer: "Breaking Out of Prison"
Get Crazy1983writer: "Get Crazy"
Valley Girl1983writer: "Angst in My Pants", "Eaten by the Monster of Love"
Top of the Pops1979TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Rollercoaster1977writer: "Big Boy", "Fill 'Er Up"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Winney, a Cute Candidate2000Short
Knock Off1998
Growing Pains1984

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilmore Girls2006TV SeriesBauhaus Troubadour
Rollercoaster1977Ron Mael (uncredited)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Magnificent Tati2009DocumentaryHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2006TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Sparks Lil' Beethoven: Live in Stockholm2005VideoHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2003TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1974-1979TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Sparks
Musikladen1975TV Series
Disco1974TV Series
The Big T.N.T. Show1966DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)

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