John Lurie

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John Lurie

Born

12/14/1954

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Presently the voice of Animal Cops Houston SPCA, also an actor, musician, and producer born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. In 1978 he formed The Lounge Lizards, initially a new-york-car-crash jazz combo with his brother Evan Lurie. The Lounge Lizards exhibited the tremendous talent of artists such as Arto…more

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    • Soundtracks of John and Lounge Lizards:
      Get Shorty (1995)
      Excess Baggage (1997)
      Fishing with John (recorded in 1991, released in 1998)
      African Swim and Manny and Lo (1999)
      Mystery Train (1989)
      Stranger Than Paradise and The Resurrection of Albert Ayler (1984)
      Down By Law and Variety (1985)

    • Lurie's watercolor painting Bear Surprise achieved enormous popularity on numerous Russian websites, in an Internet phenomenon known as Preved.

    • Filmography:
      Sleepwalk (2000)
      New Rose Hotel (1998)
      Just Your Luck (1996)
      Blue in the Face (1995)
      Smoke (1995) (uncredited)
      Wild at Heart (1990)
      Il Piccolo diavolo (1988)
      The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
      Down by Law (1986)
      Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
      Paris, Texas (1984)
      Stranger Than Paradise (1983)
      Subway Riders (1981)
      The Offenders (1980)
      Permanent Vacation (1980)
      Underground U.S.A. (1980)

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