Neil Young

Neil Young

actor, composer, director

Neil Young was born on Nov 12, 1945 in Canada. Neil Young's big-screen debut came with Where the Buffalo Roam directed by Art Linson in 1980. Neil Young is known for Dead Man directed by Jim Jarmusch, Johnny Depp stars as William Blake and Gary Farmer as Nobody. Neil Young has got 7 awards and 37 nominations so far. The most recent award Neil Young achieved is 20/20 Awards. The upcoming new movie Neil Young plays is Greendale which will be released on Oct 09, 2003.

Neil Young is one of the most respected and prolific rock/folk guitarists of the late 20th century. Raised in Canada, he first became well-known as a guitarist and occasional vocalist for the band Buffalo Springfield. After the band's breakup, Young became a solo performer. However, he also has spent more than 30 years performing with the super-group Crosby Stills Nash & Young, as well as with the band Crazy Horse. He also recorded an album with the grunge band Pearl Jam in 1995. Besides his work as a musician, he has also been active in film. Young has produced and/or performed in such concert films as Rust Never Sleeps (1979), Year of the Horse (1997) and many more. He has also been involved with non-musical films, including Human Highway (1982) and Made in Heaven: Bienvenue au paradis (1987).

  • Birthday

    Nov 12, 1945
  • Place of Birth

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Also known

    Joe Yankee, Clyde Coil, Shakey Deal, Phil Perspective, Bernard Shakey, Neil Percival Young, Pinecone Young, Marc Lynch

Known For


7 wins & 37 nominations

20/20 Awards
Best Original Score
Winner - Felix
Grammy Awards
Best Rock Song
Winner - Grammy
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Winner - Grammy
Best Rock Album
Winner - Grammy
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Winner - Grammy
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Movies & TV Shows