Tom Waits
Awards Won
Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album
Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album
Schools
Hilltop High School
Age
69
Credits (Film)
Bram Stoker's Dracula
The Outsiders
The Book of Eli
Seven Psychopaths
The Fisher King
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Mystery Men
Rumble Fish
Domino
Short Cuts
Down by Law
Mystery Train
Night on Earth
The Two Jakes
Coffee and Cigarettes
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Ironweed
The Cotton Club
One from the Heart
Paradise Alley
Wristcutters: A Love Story
Queens Logic
Twixt
Yes
The Tiger and the Snow
Until the End of the World
Bunny
The Monster of Nix
At Play in the Fields of the Lord
The Stone Boy
Fishing with John
Candy Mountain
Tom Waits for No One
In the Nick of Time
Cold Feet
Big Time
Coffee and Cigarettes: Somewhere in California
A Brief History of John Baldessari
On the Nickel
Guy Maddin: Waiting For Twilight
Credits (TV)
Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night
Films Written
Big Time
Category
Band/Musician
Works Written
The Early Years
Tom Waits
Credits
Fight Club
Twelve Monkeys
Shrek 2
The Wire
Birthdate
1949-12-07
Birthplace
Pomona
USA
California
Films Acted In
Bram Stoker's Dracula
The Outsiders
The Book of Eli
The Fisher King
Seven Psychopaths
Rumble Fish
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Mystery Men
Domino
Short Cuts
Down by Law
Mystery Train
The Two Jakes
Coffee and Cigarettes
The Cotton Club
One from the Heart
Ironweed
Paradise Alley
Wristcutters: A Love Story
Queens Logic
The Tiger and the Snow
Twixt
Until the End of the World
The Monster of Nix
At Play in the Fields of the Lord
The Stone Boy
Candy Mountain
Fishing with John
Tom Waits for No One
Cold Feet
Coffee and Cigarettes: Somewhere in California
A Brief History of John Baldessari
Guy Maddin: Waiting For Twilight
Nationality
United States of America
Career Began
San Diego
California
United States of America
Parents
Jesse Frank Waits
Alma Fern Johnson
Children
Kellesimone Waits
Sullivan Waits
Casey Xavier Waits
Genres (Music)
Blues-rock
Rock music
Folk music
Experimental rock
Experimental music
Alternative rock
Jazz
Blues
Labels
Island Records
Epitaph Records
Asylum Records
ANTI‐
Albums
Rain Dogs
Mule Variations
Blood Money
The Heart of Saturday Night
Alice
Orphans: Brawlers
Bawlers & Bastards
Swordfishtrombones
Real Gone
Closing Time
One From the Heart
Bone Machine
Small Change
Bad as Me
Blue Valentine
Franks Wild Years
The Black Rider
Nighthawks at the Diner
Heartattack and Vine
Foreign Affairs
Mercy and Grand
1999-04-01: VH1 Storytellers: Burbank Airport
Los Angeles
CA
USA
Invitation to the Blues
Diamond in Your Mind
Big Time
Asylum Years
Night on Earth
The Early Years
Volume 1
Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years
The Early Years
Volume 2
Used Songs: 1973–1980
Glitter and Doom: Live
Bukowski Waits for Us
Volume 2
Round Midnight: The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975
Black Rider Outtakes
Bounced Checks
A Nickel's Worth of Dreams
Time Waits for No One!
The Dime Store Novels
Volume 1 (live at Ebbetts Field 1974)
Live in Concert
My Father's Place
Live in Florence (1999)
Tales From the Underground 4
Eurovisions (disc 2)
Tom Waits
Romeo Bleeding: Live from Austin
Hold On
Anthology of Tom Waits
In the Neighborhood
Downtown Train
Heartattack and Vine
Drunk on the Moon
Ol' '55
Daydreamer Man
Bad as Me
1999-07-14: At the Cirkus: Cirkus
Stockholm
Sweden
Lie to Me
2008-07-05: Glitter and Doom: Fox Theatre
Atlanta
GA
USA
Romeo Is Bleeding
My Set Purpose
2003-09-23: Healing the Divide: Avery Fisher Hall
Lincoln Center
New York City
NY
USA
VH1 Storytellers
Bridge School Travels
Cold Beer on a Hot Night
Live
2008-06-22: Glitter and Doom: Jones Hall
Houston
TX
USA
16 Shells From a Thirty-Ought-Six
1978-12-05: Remasters
Volume 2: Austin City Limits
Austin
TX
USA
Tales From the Underground 5
Tales From the Underground 2
1974-10-08: Remasters
Volume 4: Ebbets Field
Denver
CO
USA
Little Drops of Poison: Rarities
Glitter and Doom: Live Preview
Tales From the Underground 3
Missing Parts
Tales From the Riverside
1996-08-11: Raven Theatre
Healdsburg
CA
USA
1977-04-26: Remasters
Volume 1: Post-Aula
Bremen
Germany
On Broadway
1975-02-19: Remasters
Volume 5: Ebbets Field
Denver
CO
USA
Spare Parts
1996-02-04: Don Hyde Benefit
Paramount Theatre
Oakland
CA
USA
1979-05-02: Remasters
Volume 3: State Theatre
Sydney
Australia
A Small Affair in Ohio: FM Radio Broadcast
Live in Cleveland
1977
Height
1.8
Profession
Film Score Composer
Musician
Singer-songwriter
Actor
Composer
Voice acting
Nominated For
Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance
Academy Award for Best Original Musical
Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album
David di Donatello for Best Original Song
Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album

Tom Waits

Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. His music is characterized by his distinctive deep, gravelly voice and lyrics focusing on the underside of society. During the 1970s, he worked primarily in jazz, but since the 1980s his music has reflected greater influence from blues, vaudeville, and experimental genres. Waits was born and raised in a middle-class family in California. Inspired by the work of Bob Dylan and the Beat ... more on Wikipedia

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