Freddie Mercury (1946–1991)


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Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He loved art, and because of that, he often went along... See full bio »

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Known For

Flash Gordon Music Department
(1980)
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
(2001)
Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
(1997)
Hardcore Henry Soundtrack
(2015)

Filmography

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  Trans Rights Are Human Rights (Documentary) (archival music) (filming)
 2021 Marching Mustangs: Queen Medley (Music Video) (lyrics by)
 2017 Freddie's World (Short) (songs by)
 2016 Bohemian Rhapsody Experience (Video Game) (written by)
 2015 Selvsving Galla (TV Movie) (music by)
 2013 With Lyrics (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2007 Happy Hour (TV Series) (composer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.7 (2007) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (composer: theme music - uncredited)
 2004 Queen: I Was Born to Love You (Music Video) (written by)
 1996 Magic Affair: Bohemian Rhapsody (Music Video)
 1996 Queen: I Was Born to Love You (Music Video) (music by)
 1996 Queen: Mother Love (Music Video) (music by)
 1996 Queen: You Don't Fool Me (Music Video) (as Queen) / (vocals)
 1995 Queen: A Winter's Tale (Music Video) (music by)
 1994 Food Rocks (Short) (writer: Bohemian Rhapsody - uncredited)
 1993 Freddie Mercury: Living on My Own (Remix Version) (Music Video) (music by)
 1992 Freddie Mercury: In My Defence (Music Video) (singer)
 1992 Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody (Wayne's World Version) (Music Video) (stock music)
 1991 Queen: These Are the Days of Our Lives (Music Video) (musician: keyboards) / (vocals)
 1991 Queen: The Show Must Go On (Music Video) (singer)
 1991 Queen: Headlong (Music Video) (backing vocals) / (lead vocals)
 1991 Queen: I'm Going Slightly Mad (Music Video) (musician: keyboards, piano, sampler) / (written by - as Queen)
 1987 Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender (Music Video) (produced by)
 1986 Queen: Princes of the Universe (Music Video) (written by)
 1986 Highlander (composer: additional music)
 1982 The Man Who Saved the World (composer: "Flash Gordon" themes - uncredited)
 1980 Flash Gordon (composer: additional music - uncredited)
 1979 Queen: Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Music Video) (backing vocals) / (lead vocals) / (musician: acoustic guitar)
 1975 Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody (Music Video) (backing vocals) / (lead vocals) / (musician: piano) / (songwriter)
 1974 Queen: Killer Queen (Music Video) (lyrics)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Solo album: "Mr Bad Guy" See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Last.fm | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frederick Bulsara | Queen

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Bulsara, Bomi | Jer Bulsara

Relatives:

Kashmira Cooke (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Something like Bohemian Rhapsody didn't just come out of thin air. I did a bit of research, although it was tongue-in-cheek and it was mock-opera. Why not? I certainly wasn't saying I was an opera fanatic and I knew everything about it. See more »

Trivia:

He designed Queen's famous crest using his and his fellow band mates' birth signs: Two lions for Roger and John (Leo), a crab for Brian (Cancer), and two fairies for himself (Virgo). See more »

Trademark:

Energetic and dynamic moves during live performances which covered the whole stage See more »

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