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Neil Young

Highest Rated:   100% Sound City (2013)
Lowest Rated:   22% The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
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The first instrument he learned to play as a boy was a plastic ukulele. Played with Rick James in one of his early bands, the Mynah Birds. In 1986, inspired by his two sons, both of whom have cerebral palsy, he and his wife, Pegi, founded California's Bridge School, which strives to help children with speech and physical impairments learn to communicate. Played Boar Man, one of the beast-people, in John Frankenheimer's 1996 remake of The Island of Dr. Moreau. Was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist in 1995 and as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997. Was honored in 2008 by East Carolina University biologist Jason Bond, who discovered a new species of trapdoor spider and named it after the musician: Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi. Was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2009. Has directed several films under the pseudonym Bernard Shakey. Collects classic cars and model trains. Has amassed an extensive collection of rare Lionel variations, and uses a barn to display a diorama that features 750 feet of track. Is an active environmentalist and has toured the country in vehicles that use environmentally sustainable fuels.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Monsanto Years
  • Director
  • Actor
2016
No Score Yet Human Highway
  • Director
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
2015
No Score Yet Journey Through The Past
  • Director
  • Actor
2015
No Score Yet A Day At The Gallery
  • Director
2015
100% Sound City
  • Actor
2013
88% Neil Young Journeys
  • Executive Producer
  • Neil Young
2012
No Score Yet Bridge School Benefit
  • Actor
2011
67% Pearl Jam Twenty
  • Neil Young
2011
No Score Yet Neil Young Journey
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet The Union
  • Actor
2011
89% Neil Young Trunk Show
  • Actor
2010
No Score Yet Bob Dylan Never Ending Tour Diaries: Drummer Winston Watson's Incredible Journey
  • Actor
2009
No Score Yet Legends of the Canyon: The Music and Magic of 1960s Laurel Canyon
  • Actor
2009
72% Fuel
  • Actor
2008
68% CSNY Déjà Vu
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Neil Young: Don't Be Denied
  • Actor
2008
No Score Yet Best of the Johnny Cash TV Show
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Farm Aid - 20th Anniversary Concert
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Neil Young: Under Review: 1976-2006
  • Actor
2007
90% Neil Young: Heart of Gold
  • Actor
  • Executive Producer
2006
87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip
  • Actor
2004
No Score Yet Live Aid
  • Actor
2004
36% Neil Young - Greendale
  • Director
2004
No Score Yet Brian Wilson: On Tour
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Greendale
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • Wayne Newton
2003
No Score Yet 270 Miles From Graceland - Bonnaroo 2003
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet America: A Tribute to Heroes
  • Actor
2001
No Score Yet The Best of MusikLaden: Stephen Stills & Manassas
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Red Rocks Live: Neil Young Friends & Relatives
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Neil Young - Road Rock #1
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Neil Young Friends & Relatives - Red Rocks Live
  • Actor
2000
No Score Yet Neil Young: Silver & Gold
  • Actor
1999
50% Year of the Horse
  • Actor
  • Executive Producer
1997
22% The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Boar Man
1996
No Score Yet Neil Young & Crazy Horse - The Complex Sessions
  • Actor
1995
No Score Yet Neil Young - Ragged Glory
  • Actor
1991
No Score Yet Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Weld
  • Actor
1991
71% Love at Large
  • Rick
1990
No Score Yet Neil Young - Freedom Alive - Acoustic Concert
  • Actor
1990
40% Made in Heaven
  • Truck Driver
1987
No Score Yet '68
  • Westy
1987
No Score Yet Solo Trans
  • Producer
  • Actor
1984
No Score Yet Neil Young: In Berlin
  • Actor
1982
No Score Yet Neil Young - Hawks & Doves
  • Actor
1980
98% The Last Waltz
  • Himself
1978
No Score Yet Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Rust Never Sleeps
  • Actor
  • Director
1978
No Score Yet Human Highway
  • Actor
  • Director
1978
No Score Yet Neil Young - American Stars 'N Bars
  • Actor
1977
No Score Yet Neil Young - Harvest
  • Actor
1972
No Score Yet Celebration at Big Sur
  • Actor
1971
No Score Yet Neil Young: Sugar Mountain: Live at Canterbury House 1968
  • Actor
1968
No Score Yet Neil Young - Under Review: 1966-1975
  • Actor
1966

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
  • Guest
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Performer
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
  • Guest
No Score Yet Colbert Report
2005-2014
  • Guest
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013
  • Guest
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Performer
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Performer
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Musical Guest
  • Performer

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