Joey Ramone (I) (1951–2001)

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Joey Ramone was born Jeffry Hyman and the lead singer of the four-member punk-rock band the Ramones. The band started in Queens, New York, in 1974, when, as he said, "The only thing that you heard on the radio was disco." By 1976, the band became a major force in the evolution of rock-n-roll; they have been lauded as the inventors of punk rock and... See full bio »

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 2021 For All Mankind (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Best-Laid Plans (2021) ... (writer: "7-11")
 2021 Yes Day (writer: "We're a Happy Family")
 2020 We Drive Econo (Short) (writer: "7-11")
 2018-2020 A.P. Bio (TV Series) (writer - 33 episodes)
- Aces Wild (2020) ... (writer: "Listen to My Heart")
- That That That (2020) ... (writer: "Listen to My Heart")
- Mr. Pistachio (2020) ... (writer: "Listen to My Heart")
- Get Hoppy! (2020) ... (writer: "Listen to My Heart")
- Katie Holmes Day (2020) ... (writer: "Listen to My Heart")
 2020 Mrs. America (TV Mini Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bella (2020) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend")
 2019 Pet Sematary (writer: "Pet Sematary")
 2017-2018 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Ator, the Fighting Eagle (2018) ... (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School" - uncredited)
- Avalanche (2017) ... (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School" - uncredited)
 2018 The Deuce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- There's an Art to This (2018) ... (writer: "You're Gonna Kill That Girl")
 2018 Our Lives (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fight Like a Girl (2018) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2018 The Trouble with You (lyrics: "I Wanna Be Sedated") / (music: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2018 Young Sheldon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Mother, a Child, and a Blue Man's Backside (2018) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World " - uncredited)
 2017 Tattoo Fixers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tattoo Fixers at Christmas (2017) ... (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)" - uncredited)
 2017 Psych: The Movie (TV Movie) (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)" - uncredited)
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary) (as Jeffrey Hyman, "Rockaway Beach")
 2017 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jay Leno Vs. Craig Ferguson (2017) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2016 Atmos the Addict (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sundown (2016) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2016 Why Him? (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)")
 2016/II Better Watch Out (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)")
 2016 A Boyfriend for My Wife (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2015-2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Soy rebelde (2016) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
- La juventud canta y baila (2015) ... (writer: "Rock 'N' Roll High School")
 2016 MythBusters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mythbusters: The Reunion (2016) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Das Weihnachts-Special (2015) ... (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)")
 2015 Supergirl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Livewire (2015) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2015 Tomorrow (Documentary) (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2015 NBA 2K16 (Video Game) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2015 Pan (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2015/II The Program (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2015 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School")
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Colin Farrell/Matt Bomer/Maria Bartiromo (2015) ... (writer: "Maria Bartiromo" - uncredited)
 2015 Terminator Genisys (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2015/I A Perfect Day (writer: "Pinhead")
 2015 Danny Says (Documentary) (writer: "Danny Says" - as The Ramones)
 2014 Constantine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Devil's Vinyl (2014) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - uncredited)
 2014 Let's Make a Spaceship: Skrillex Mothership Tour 2014 (Documentary short) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2013 Sh!t Talker (Short) (performer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
  Lilyhammer (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Fiddler's Green (2013) ... (writer: "My-My Kind of Girl")
- My Kind of Town (2012) ... (performer: "Maria Bartiromo") / (writer: "Maria Bartiromo")
 2013 CBGB (performer: "I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)", "Spirit in My House") / (writer: "I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)", "Spirit in My House")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.17 (2012) ... (writer: "Pet Sematary")
 2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower (performer: "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)")
 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School")
 2012 Burning Man: Metropolis (Documentary) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2011 RocKwiz (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2011 Christmas Special (2011) ... (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)")
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "We Want The Airwaves")
 2011 My Life (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Boyracers (2011) ... (writer: "BLITZKRIEG BOP" - uncredited)
 2010 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Special (2010) ... (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)" - uncredited)
 2010 Glory Daze (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - uncredited)
 2010 Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Für das Leben eines Freundes (2010) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World " - uncredited)
 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "Cretin Hop")
 2010 Date Night (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2005-2010 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bombers (2010) ... (writer: "We Want the Airwaves" (Uncredited) - as Jeffrey Hyman)
- Blank Generation (2005) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2009 Whip It (writer: "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker")
 2009 The Invisible Woman (writer: "She's a Sensation")
 2009 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Life's a Drag (2009) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.15 (2008) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2008 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- There Might be Blood (2008) ... (writer: "Sheena is a Punk Rocker" - uncredited)
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2008 It Might Get Loud (Documentary) (writer: "Glad to See You Go" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2008 Skins (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tony (2008) ... (writer: "Oh Oh I Love Her So" - uncredited)
 2008 The Wave (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School")
 2007 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blackout (2007) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2007 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guitar Queer-o (2007) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2007 The Hunting Party (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2007 Young@Heart (Documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2007 Shrek the Third (writer: "Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio?" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2007 Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- What Is and What Should Never Be (2007) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2007 Punk's Not Dead (Documentary) (writer: "Beat on the Brat")
 2006 Tony Hawk's Project 8 (Video Game) (writer: "I Wanna Live")
 2006 Accepted (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop")
 2006 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I Wanna Be Sedated (2006) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2006 The Lather Effect (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend")
 2006 Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone (Documentary) (writer: "Durango 95", "Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World", "Pin Head", "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "She's The One", "It's A Long Way Back", "Wart Hog", "Don't Come Close", "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend", "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)", "Cretin Hop", "I Believe In Miracles", "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker", "Judy Is A Punk", "Commando", "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Something To Believe In", "Teenage Lobotomy")
 2006 Rising Son: The Legend of Skateboarder Christian Hosoi (Documentary) (writer: "Judy Is a Punk", "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2006 Final Destination 3 (writer: "Blitzkreig Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (writer: "Beat On The Brat")
 2005 Guitar Hero (Video Game) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2005 Nearing Grace (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2005 Punk: Attitude (Documentary) (writer: "I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You", "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Loudmouth")
 2004 Christmas with the Kranks (as Jeff Hyman, "Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)" (1989))
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Rock and Roll High School")
 2004 Ramones Raw (Documentary) (writer: "Teenage Lobotomy", "Rockaway Beach", "Cretin Hop", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Judy Is a Punk", "Rock and Roll High School", "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio", "Pinhead", "Beat on the Brat", "Apeman Hop", "Touring", "I Don't Want You", "I Don't Care", "I Can't Make It on Time", "I Just Wanna have Something to Do", "She's the One", "Everytime I Eat Vegetables It Makes Me Think of You", "Chop Suey" (Alternate Version))
 2004 Without a Paddle (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2004/I Clean (performer: "Mr. Punchy") / (writer: "Mr. Punchy")
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- My Butterfly (2004) ... (performer: " (What a) Wonderful World")
 2003 Die Lugners (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (2003) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2002-2003 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Homeward Hound (2003) ... (writer: "Now I Wanna Be a Good Boy")
- Lights! Camera! Mayhem! (2003) ... (writer: "I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You")
- She Sees Sea Monsters by the Sea Shore (2002) ... (writer: "Rockaway Beach")
 2003 Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.3 (2003) ... (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2003 School of Rock (as Jeff Hyman, "Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio", "My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes To Bitburg)")
 2003 Shattered Glass (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2003 Freaky Friday (performer: "What a Wonderful World")
 2003 100 Most Irresistible Women (TV Movie documentary) ("Maria Bartiromo")
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2003 11:14 (writer: "I Just Want To Have Something To Do" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2003 Daddy Day Care (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2003 House of 1000 Corpses (writer: "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 2003 End of the Century (Documentary) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Judy Is a Punk", "I Don't Wanna Go Down to the Basement", "Loud Mouth", "I Don't Wanna Walk Around with You", "Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World", "Beat on the Brat", "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue", "53rd & 3rd", "Glad to See You Go", "You're Gonna Kill That Girl", "I Wanna Be Well", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Teenage Lobotomy", "Chinese Rock", "Cretin Hop", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio", "Rock 'N' Roll High School", "Danny Says", "I Want You Around", "KKK Took My Baby Away", "Psycho Therapy", "Pinhead", "Commando" - as Jeffrey Hyman) / (writer: "Wart Hog", "Mama's Boy", "We're a Happy Family", "Durango 95" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2003 The West Wing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long Goodbye (2003) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - uncredited)
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mighty Blue (2002) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
  Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Application Anxiety (2002) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - uncredited)
- Lost and Found (2002) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World" - uncredited)
 2002 Titus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Insanity Genetic: Part 2 (2002) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman, uncredited)
 2002 Getting There (Video) (performer: "What A Wonderful World")
 2002 Bowling for Columbine (Documentary) (performer: "What a Wonderful World" (1967))
  Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Secrets & Lies: Part 2 (2002) ... (performer: "What A Wonderful World", "Spirit In My House" - uncredited) / (writer: "Spirit In My House" - uncredited)
 2002 The Ramones and I (Documentary short) (writer: "Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio"", "Judy is a Punk")
 2002 The Reunion (lyrics: "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker") / (music: "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker") / (writer: "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker")
 2001 Go-Go's from Central Park (Video documentary) (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (as Jeffrey Hyman, "Blitzkreig Bop")
 2001 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - uncredited)
 2001 The Royal Tenenbaums (writer: "Judy Is A Punk" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2001 Characters (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (writer: "We're A Happy Family" - as Jeff Hyman)
 2001 Sugar & Spice (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2000) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Skinner's Sense of Snow (2000) ... (music: "Blitzkrieg Bop (Instrumental)") / (performer: "Blitzkrieg Bop (Instrumental)") / (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bop (Instrumental)")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated", "Blitzkreig Bop" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 1999 Final Rinse (writer: "I Just Wanna Have Something To Do")
 1999 Idle Hands (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 1999 200 Cigarettes (as Jeffrey Hyman, "I Don't Care")
 1998 Jidder (Short) (writer: "Teenage Lobotomy")
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "Cretin Hop", "She's The One" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 1998 Whatever (writer: "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Pinhead" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 1996 Carpool (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated" - as Jeff Hyman)
 1996 Hard Core Logo (lyrics: "Touring") / (music: "Touring")
 1996 Lukas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rivalen (1996) ... (writer: "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" - uncredited)
 1995 1995 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Beat on the Brat", "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1994 Dance Me Outside (writer: "It's Gonna Be Alright")
 1994 Airheads (writer: "We Want the Airwaves" - as Jeffrey Hyman)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- A Very Special Christmas with Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) ... (writer: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)")
- Blood Drive (1993) ... (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1993 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Monster A-Go Go (1993) ... (writer: "Rock 'n' Roll High School")
 1991 Highway 61 (writer: "Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?")
 1989 Pet Sematary (writer: "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker")
 1989 Rockopop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 11 February 1989 (1989) ... (writer: "Blitzkrieg Bod")
 1988 Tapeheads (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1987 15 Minutes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show #4 (1987) ... (writer: "Bonzo Goes to Bitburg (My Brain is Hanging Upside Down)")
 1983 Get Crazy (writer: "Chop Suey")
 1980 Times Square (writer: "I Wanna Be Sedated")
 1979 Over the Edge (writer: "Teenage Lobotomy")
 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School (writer: "I Just Wanna Have Something to Do", "I Wanna Be Sedated", "I Want You Around", "Pinhead", "Questioningly", "Rock 'n' Roll High School", "She's the One", "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker", "Teenage Lobotomy")
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A member of the "Artists United Against Apartheid" charity project in 1985.

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