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The following list is made up of Films/ TV shows starring/ features Gary. The list includes TV series, TV movies, short films and movie appearances. The filmography list includes the title, the title's year of release, and the character played by Gary Numan, where applicable. The list is not complete but very much work in progress. If you can help email your info to
UK 2018 I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp (TV Series) 1 episode "Where's Your Head At"
France 2018/I Climax "Trois Gymnopedies (First Movement)")
UK 2018 Holding Back the Years (TV Series documentary) 1 episode) "Are 'Friends' Electric" -
UK 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) - Episode (2017) ... writer: "Where's Your Head At"
USA 2017 Woodshock (performer: "Metal")
USA 2017 Animal Kingdom (TV Series) 1 episode - Forgive Us Our Trespasses
performer: "I Am Dust".
UK 2017 Beautiful Devils (performer: "Angels (12 Inch Cut)")
USA 2017 Lethal Weapon (TV Series) 1 episode - The Seal Is Broken "Love Hurt Bleed" - uncredited.
UK 2016 - Go for It (TV Series) 1 episode, "Cars" - uncredited.
USA 2016 Hunters new USA TV series featuring music by Andy Gray & Gary Numan.
Follows Flynn, a headstrong Baltimore FBI agent with a dark past, along with Regan, one of the government's most valuable operatives who may be keeping secrets of her own, and McCarthy, an unhinged junkie and Hunter cell leader.. Flynn's search for his missing wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists - shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world.
USA 2016 - 2014 USA TV series Halt and Catch Fire 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016) - Flipping the Switch (2016) ... (performer: "War Songs" ) - High Plains Hardware (2014) ... (performer: "Are 'Friends' Electric?") Set in the 1980s, this series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths ...
USA 2016 Gary Numan: Android in La La Land (Documentary) At the end of the 1970s, Gary Numan found himself to be one of the world's biggest-selling recording artists, "Are 'Friends' Electric?" and "Cars" were huge hits, no one had heard, or seen, anyone like Gary Numan. The Asperger's syndrome that helped forge Numan's tunnel-like ambition, informing his music and image, also brought problems. At a time when the public knew little about the condition, the press labeled him a freak, one paper suggested his parents should have been doctored for giving birth to him. Depression, anxiety, near bankruptcy and a long period in the wilderness followed. Then Numan fell in love with his biggest fan, Gemma, who helped him rediscover his passion for
UK 2016 Film Everybody Wants Some!! "Cars".
UK 2015 Inventions That Rocked The World (TV Movie documentary Quest TV) Catch Gary on the Quest TV channel in a series titled "Inventions That Rocked The World ".Documentary exploring technical innovations and inventions that shaped the world of popular music, Not since the electric guitar more than two decades before had an instrument changed the musical landscape as much as the ‘synthesiser’.
USA 2015 Shameless (TV Series) episode - Carl's First Sentencing Carl faces the consequences of his actions and has a surprising result. Fiona helps out a friend when he really needs it. Lip comes face to face with a genuine offer and Kevin enjoys the college lifestyle a little too much.
(performer: "I Am Dust")
UK 2015 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies (TV Movie documentary) Gary Numan appeared on Channel 5 talking about Greatest Sci-Fi Movies. First broadcast at 22:55 11 Dec 2015. Sci-fi has launched some of cinema's greatest directors and become one of the most pioneering, profitable and popular movie genres. This documentary pays tribute to the moments and the characters that have defined the genre, recalling some of the more memorable out-of-this-world film scenes and including insightful anecdotes from those directly involved, and comments from celebrities, critics and fans. Clip show featuring some of the greatest achievements in science fiction cinema, from the most terrifying creatures ('Alien') to the deepest space explorations ('Star Trek'), to earth shattering alien invasions ('Independence Day') and futuristic dystopias ('Blade Runner').
UK 2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "This Wreckage") / (writer: "This Wreckage").
Germany 2015 Jean-Michel Jarre: A Journey Into Sound (TV Movie documentary) Gary as Himself.
USA 2008 From Inside - Gary Numan Special Edition, music by Gary Numan. Based on the epic graphic novel by John Bergin, FROM INSIDE is the tale of Cee, a young pregnant woman who finds herself on a damaged train slowly transcribing its way across a bleak, apocalyptic landscape. Flood, war, starvation, and a plague of death threaten the train's passengers. Cee struggles through these dangers while coping with the memory of her lost husband and the imminent birth of her child.
USA 2014 Covert Affairs (TV Series) episode - She Believes (2014) ... ( "I Am Dust" - uncredited) A young CIA operative/trainee, Annie Walker, is sent into the field to work for the DPD (Domestic Protection Division). Auggie Anderson is a blind tech operative, and is Walker's guide in her new life in the CIA. Walker's cover story is that she works at the Smithsonian Museum.
USA 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) episode- High Plains Hardware ... ("Are 'Friends' Electric?") Set in the early 1980s, series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie.
USA 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) episode - Daniel Radcliffe/Cedric the Entertainer/Travie McCoy (2014) ... ( "Cars" - uncredited) - James Franco/Andy Cohen/Jake Bugg (2014) ... ("Cars" - uncredited)
2014 I Dream of Wires (DVD Documentary)
UK 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV documentary).
UK 2013 Don't Miss the Cup (Short) (executive producer).
USA 2012 Off the Air (TV Series) - Falling (2012) ... My Machine by Battles, Sung Gary Numan.
USA 2012 How the Brits Rocked America (2012 Documentary TV Mini-Series) Three-part series celebrating the success of British rock in America from the 60s
UK 2011 Breakfast (TV Series) Interview Episode dated 2 September 2011.
USA 2011 Odokuro (Short) (voice) narrated by the one and only Gary Numan.
USA 2011 The Muppets (performer: "Cars")
USA 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) episode - Larry the Cable Guy/Uncharted 3/Paul Williams (2011) ... ("Cars" - uncredited)
USA 2011 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) episodes- The Rat/Spill (2011) ... ( "My Machines").
USA 2010 Huckabee (TV Series) Episode dated 24 July 2010 (2010) ( "Cars")
UK 2010 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (TV Series) episode, - Mark Franks v Paul Hayes: Showdown ("Cars" - uncredited)
USA 2010 Fringe (TV Series) (episode - White Tulip) ("Are 'Friends' Electric?" - uncredited)
Spain/Mexico/USA 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) - Blockbuster Heroes ("Where's Your Head At" - uncredited)
Germany 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode) - Synthiepop und New Romantic ("Are 'Friends' Electric?", "Cars")
USA 2009 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (episode - Above Exalted Cyclops)("Cars", uncredited)
USA 2009 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) Everybody Hates the Car ("Cars" - uncredited)
UK 2009 Synth Britannia (TV Movie documentary).
UK 2009 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) Interview.
UK 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) Synthiepop und New Romantic.
UK 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) - The 1980s ("Are 'Friends' Electric?") - The 1970s "Are 'Friends' Electric?",
USA 2008 South Park (TV Series) - Pandemic 2: The Startling ("Cars").
USA 2008 The Informers (Film) "Cars".
UK 2008 The Supersizers Eat... (TV Series) Episode- Restoration ... ("Cars", uncredited)
UK 2008 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series) "Are 'Friends' Electric?" - uncredited)
UK 2008 Supersize vs Superskinny (TV Series documentary) "Cars".
Ireland 2008 Xposé (TV Series) Himself - Episode #3.65 (2008) ... Himself
UK 2008 This Morning (TV Series Interview) Episode dated 29 January 2008.
France/UK/Germany 2007 Son of Rambow ( "Cars") / (Film) Two little boys with a big video camera and even bigger ambitions. Set on a long English summer in the early '80s, SON OF RAMBOW is a comedy about friendship, faith and the tough business of growing up.
UK 2007 Most Shocking Celebrity Moments of the 80s (TV Movie documentary) Himself
2007 The Mighty Boosh (TV Series) Himself - The Power of the Crimp (2007) ... The Power of the Crimp is the third episode in Series 3 of The Mighty Boosh. It is followed by the episode The Strange Tale of the Crack Fox. Vince arrives at work late, depressed and distraught that a copycat named Lance Dior is stealing his style. Howard attempts to cheer him up by showing him Gary Numan and by telling him its what's inside that counts. Howard quickly abandons this philosophy when he has his style stolen by Lance Dior's partner, Harold Boom, who together become The Flighty Zeus. As The Flighty Zeus become increasingly more popular, The Mighty Boosh become increasingly dejected, feeling the Zeus are always one step ahead of them. The Boosh almost give up, before having the idea of premiering their music invention, crimping, at a gig at The Velvet Onion. They arrive to find The Flighty Zeus plagiarising an earlier crimp of theirs. The Boosh challenge the Zeus to a crimp-off, eventually winning by way of a four-way crimp, involving Howard, Vince, Naboo, and
Russia 2006 Adventure from Buzuluk to Abdoulino (Documentary short) "Are 'Frined' Electric"
USA 2006 Need for Speed: Carbon (Video Game) (performer: "Are 'Friends' Electric")
UK 2006 The Race (TV Series) Gary Numan - Competitor - The show pitted two teams of celebrities (one all-male, one all-female) against one another; each led by a professional Formula One racing driver in a battle of the
USA 2005 Car Cruzin' (TV Series documentary) 30 minute program, visiting homes of the rich and famous. However,not instead in looking inside their houses, but thaking a comprehensive tour of their garages and stroll across their driveways to look at some of the coolest, most expensive, and in some cases most bizarre rides in the world.
USA 2005 I Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode) - 1980 (2005) ... (performer: "Cars")
UK 2005 Favouritism (TV Series) Himself - Jarvis Cocker's TV Pop Rules! (2005) ... Jarvis Cocker counts down his top ten rules for making the perfect TV pop
UK - 2004 The Mighty Boosh (TV Series) episode, Hitcher "Cars"
USA 2004 Kingdom Hospital (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Young and the Headless (2004) "Where's Your Head At". Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children
Austria / Germany 2003 Get Up, Stand Up (TV Series documentary) - What's Going On (2003) (archive footage)
USA 2003 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) Escobar Gallardo ... ( "Cars")
UK 2003 The Real Cancun (Documentary) ("Where's Your Head At")
UK 2003 This is Dom Joly Ep 7 (TV Series) Gary Numan.
UK 2002 I'm Alan Partridge (TV Series) Season 2, Episode 5 - I Know What Alan Did Last Summer ("Music For Chameleons") Two female tax inspectors arrive and catch Alan unawares. Inevitably his nerves cause him to act stupidly, he enthusiastically plays "air-bass" to the Gary Numan song "Music for Chameleons".
USA 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (performer: "Cars")
UK 2002 Heaven and Earth with Gloria Hunniford (TV Series Interview) Episode dated 7 July 2002
UK 2002 Graham Norton (TV Series Interview) - Episode 1.6
USA 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (performer: "Where's Your Head At") / (writer: "Where's Your Head At")
USA 2001 Freddy Got Fingered (performer: "Cars") / (writer: "Cars")
UK 2001 Model, Actress, Whatever (TV Movie) Gary was featured in this TV production.
UK BBC Birmingham Local News February 15 2001 Interview before Birmingham Academy
USA 2000 VH-1 Where Are They Now? (TV Series documentary) Himself - The 80s (2000) ... VH1 about their vast experiences as being some of your superhero icons of yesteryear. ..... The Fixx, The Cure, Thomas Dolby, Pete Burns (Dead Or Alive), Gary Numan,
USA 2000 Searching for Roger Taylor (Documentary) Duran and other bands of the nebulously named “new wave” were somehow important, and then making a film about it, represented obsession of the highest order. The great thing about Aaron Barnett’s Searching for Roger Taylor is that it makes a strong case for his claim. While conducting his titular search for Duran’s retired drummer (now back with the band), Barnett interviewed major new wave players – Jerry Casale of Devo, Annabella Lwin of Bow Wow Wow, Gary Numan of, well, Gary Numan – while also offering a staggering array of videos from the
UK 1999 Hunting Venus (TV Movie) a one-off comedy drama, started promisingly - Martin Clunes buying an eighties classic, an Austin Maestro 1.3 GL, before swindling an old lady out of all her valuables. And it ended splendidly - in a BBC studio, with the real Human League on stage singing 'I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar' and a room full of old extravagantly cuffed and mascaraed new romantics, including the real Tony Hadley, the real Gary Numan, and the real Mr and Mrs Le
UK 1998 (TV Series) Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Talking about origins of the name Numan.
UK 1998 (TV Series) Sky One Long Play April Dominion Day promo video
UK 1998 (TV Series) Sky One Live April Interview.
UK 1998 (TV Series) The Big Breakfast April Interview.
UK 1997 The Adam and Joe Show (TV Series) Episode #2.1 (1997) ... Himself The ultimate in home-made television with Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish presenting from their Brixton bedsit. Adam and Joe's collection of soft toys re-create their own unique version of The English Patient. Adam's father Baadad goes festival crazy, and Gary Numan gets a visit from the Vinyl Justice Squad.
UK 1997 Light Lunch (TV Series) Himself - It's Mel's Birthday and She'll Invite Who She Wants To, Episode 53 Mel & Sue celebrate Mel's birthday with Kid Creole, Gary Numan and Toyah Wilcox. Plus a surprise appearance from Peter Purves.
MTV 1997 (Europe) (TV Series) Select Interview with Gemma
UK 1997 (TV Series) Rock Mania 1997 Interview
UK 1997 (TV Series) VH-1 1997 Friends (Pure Version) Noise Noise, performed live, Interview by Paul King.
UK 1997 Vinyl Justice 1997 Interview
UK 1997 (TV Series) This Morning with Richard and Judy July 1997 Interview with Gemma plus performance of Absolution..
1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) March Cars (Premier Mix) performed live
UK 1996 (TV Series) Jack Docherty Show 1996 Interview
UK 1996 (TV Series) The White Room 1996 Are 'Friends' Electric? Cars performed live
UK 1996 (TV Series) Interview by Richard Jobson
UK 1996 Noel Edmonds Show BBC TV Cars.
USA 1995 Dangerous Minds (TV Series) ("PUT YA BACK INTO IT", "CARS" (SAMPLE) An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city
USA 1994 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) - The Final Judgement of Beavis (1994) ... (performer: "Cars") The Final Judgement of Beavis is the 13th episode in Season 4 of Beavis and Butt-Head. It is the overall 74th episode.
UK 1994 In Bed With MeDinner "Are Friends Electric" - "Cars" - "Scar". In Bed with Medinner was a 1990s late-night British TV programme starring Bob Mills. It is a precursor to the contemporary Harry Hill's TV Burp.
UK 1994 Sky One Interview with Pat Sharp 1994 Pat Sharp interivews gary numan in '94, gary was promoting the Like a Refugee single. Note: Someone phones in & actually praises the much slated "U got the look" cover!!!
UK Living Live 1994 Interview by Janice Long .
USA 1993 Mystery Science Theatre 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) - Radar Secret Service (1993) ... (writer: "Cars") - The Girl in Lovers' Lane (1993) ... (writer: "Cars" - uncredited).
USA 1991 The Unborn (Film) Gary Numan did the music for the flick!.
USA 1990 Ski School (Film) (performer: "Devious").
UK 1989 Club X Special - I'm On Automatic.
UK 1987 Queen: Magic Years, Volume Two - A Visual Anthology (Documentary Interview)
UK 1987 Tom O Connor Show Radio Heart.
UK 1986 TV Eye (TV Series Interview) Himself - Pop Into Politics
UK Flights Of Fancy 1986 Music Box Special, Gary Chats to Amanda Reddington about his career so far and his love of flying, Finally taking Amanda up for the flight of her life. Features lots of promotional video's including, Change your mind, Miracles, She's got claws, We take mystery.
UK 1986 Lunchtime Live Interview and promo video This Is Love.
UK 1986 Numan Day Of Protest Cable TV, Interview with Gary & fans.
UK 1986 Nightline This is love & interview.
UK 1986 My Weekend Feature Get Fresh interview.
UK 1986 Wogan I Can't Stop preformed at the Wogan show studio.
UK 1986 Get Fresh interview.
UK 1986 Cable TV Interview.
UK 1986 Calendar News Report Interview.
UK 1986 TV AM
UK 1986 Magic Years 1993 Interview Numan talking about Queen.
UK 1986 BBC Breakfast News
UK 1986 Granada Reports
UK 1986 Superchannel Feature
UK 1986 Sky TV Interview .
West Germany 1985 Känguru (TV Series) My Dying Machine
UK 1985 Saturday Superstore Sharpe & Numan
UK 1985 Top of the pops - Change your mind
UK 1985 The old grey whistle test - Interview
UK 1985 TV Eye - Interview.
UK 1985 TV am - Interview.
UK 1985 The Wide Awake Club - Interview.
UK 1986 Southampton Today - Interview.
UK 1985 Lees Place - Interview.
UK 1985 Northern life - Interview.
UK 1984 Warbirds Air Display (Documentary Great Warbirds Air Display) (producer) was filmed at the West Malling air show in 1983 and features Gary interviewing various personalities from the air display scene.
UK 1984 The Tube - (TV Series) Interview by the late Paula Yates also Jools Holland Interviewed Garys Mum and Dad.
UK 1984 The Leo Sayer Show (TV Series) Interview by Leo Sayer, Gary and Leo perform "On Broadway" and This Is New Love, was performed by Gary only thank god,
UK 1984 Top of the pops - Berserker.
UK 1984 The Oxford Roadshow,
UK 1984 Razzamatazz My dying machine.
UK 1984 Razzamatazz Bersrker.
UK 1984 The main attraction show.
UK 1984 Names and Games
UK 1984 Whistle test 84
UK 1984 Saturday superstore 84
UK 1984 Change your mind - Top of the pops
UK 1984 Rockalike 84.
UK 1983 The Saturday Show (TV Series) - Episode #2.9 (1983) ... Saturday morning children's variety programme presented by Tommy Boyd and Isla St. Clair (with her dog, Angel) featuring games, cartoons and special guests, Pop Newsbeat a brief look at Gary’s career. Interview and promo vids, Complex, We Are Glass, Music For Chameleons.
UK 1983 Top of the pops Warriors.
UK 1983 Summer Run.
UK 1983 Mad about.
UK 1983 Kid Jensen interview.
UK 1983 Crackerjack Warriors.
UK 1983 Granada reports.
UK 1983 CBTV interview.
UK 1983 Calender interview.
UK 1983 ITN News.
UK 1983 Rock around the clock.
UK 1983 Switch fan fly's with Gary.
UK 1983 Southeast at six.
UK 1983 Wide Awake Club Warriors interview.
UK 1982 Top Of The Pops -We Take Mystery (Top Of The Pops promo film, 1982) filmed by Top Of The Pops for the BBC
UK 1982 Top Of The Pops - White Boys And Heroes (Top Of The Pops promo film, 1982) filmed by Top Of The Pops for the BBC
UK 1982 The Tube Paula Yates interview.
UK 1982 Razzamatazz interview.
UK 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary Various Artists) "Down in the Park" Urgh! A Music War is a British film released in 1982 featuring performances by punk rock, new wave, and post-punk acts, filmed in 1980. Among the artists featured in the movie are Magazine, The Go-Go's, Toyah Willcox, The Fleshtones, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, X, XTC, Devo, The Cramps, Oingo Boingo, Dead Kennedys, Gary Numan, Klaus Nomi, Wall of Voodoo, Pere Ubu, Steel Pulse, Surf Punks, 999, UB40, Echo & the Bunnymen and The Police. These were many of the most popular groups on the New Wave scene; in keeping with the spirit of the scene, the film also features several less famous acts, and one completely obscure group, Invisible Sex, in what appears to be their single public outing.
UK 1981 Top Of The Pops - Music For Chameleons.
UK 1981 Swap Shop 3rd Oct Interview and This Wreckage promo.
UK 1981 BBC News Crash Landing Report.
West Germany Language: English 1980 British Rock (Documentary) "Punk and Its Aftershocks" (original title) (Down In The Park) Documentary about the pedigrees of punk featuring The Boomtown Rats, Sex Pistols, Pretenders, The Clash, The Jam, Madness, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, The Specials, Secret Affair, and many ...
USA 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest - Elliott Gould with musical guest Gary Numan ("Cars" and "Praying to the Aliens").
USA 1980 Times Square (Film) ( "Down in the Park") Allan Moyle's 1980 teen runaway adventure Times Square is a rather solid mix of new wave and punk. In fact, it's a rare example of Hollywood getting things right when it comes to representing a subculture of sorts.
UK 1980 Check It Out - (TV Series) Interview by Paul Gambaccini on the set of the We Are Glass video.
UK 1980 Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series), a good version of I Die: You Die from The Kenny Everett video show in 1980 is the one DAVID BOWIE controversially had removed from the original 1979 Christmas edition, so threatened The Dame felt about the rising young upstart from Wraysbury. It was shameful diva-ish behaviour which Bowie has since nominally retracted by saying “Gary Numan has written some of the finest things in British pop” in Q Magazine some years later.
UK 1980 Swap Shop (TV Series) Interview..
UK 1979 - Metal - Promo video, The special ITV clip of Metal . A brilliant promo video in its own right with Numan’s sneering dystopia appropriately set in an electricity sub-station, Metal is indeed the great Numan track that really should have been a single.
UK 1979 - Magpie Interview, Magpie was a British children's television programme shown on ITV from 30 July 1968 to 6 June 1980. It was a magazine format show intended to compete with the BBC's Blue Peter, but attempted to be more "hip", focusing more on popular culture.
German 1979 - Are 'friends' electric? - German TV Performance,
Dutch 1979 Top Pop (TV Series) Are 'friends' electric? .
UK 1979 Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series) Praying to the aliens- Video.
UK 1979 - The year of the child concert Metal - Down in the park. Concert held at the Wembley Conference Centre in Nov. 1979, organised by Unicef and Oxfam, in aid of the International Year of the Child.
UK 1979 - Lee Cooper Jeans - Commercial Lee Cooper Jeans Advert With Gary Numan On Vocals.
1979 - Cars - Christmas Top of the pops (TV Series)
1979 - Cars - Top of the pops (TV Series)
UK 1979 Top of the Pops (TV Series) Tubeway Army - Are 'Friends' Electric ?
24 May Top Of The Pops Mimed Performance
14 June Top Of The Pops TV Show
28 June Top Of The Pops TV Show
05 July Top Of The Pops TV Show
12 July Top Of The Pops TV Show
19 July Top Of The Pops TV Show
30 August Top Of The Pops TV Show
13 September Top Of The Pops TV Show
20 September Top Of The Pops TV Show
UK 1979 Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series) - Down In The Park - Are 'Friends' Electric ?.