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Also Known As: Beck Hansen, Bek David Campbell, Beck David Hansen Died:
Born: July 8, 1970 Cause of Death:
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An influential figure in the alternative rock movement of the late 1990s and beyond, Grammy winner Beck brought together elements from numerous musical genres, from hip-hop and electronica to soul, punk and folk, in a densely layered but nevertheless playful bouillabaisse of sound that reflected the information overload that both plagued and entertained modern music listeners while paying sly tribute to artists and styles gone by. Initially labeled as a novelty act due to the overwhelming response to his loose, goofy hip-hop spoof/celebration "Loser," he proved naysayers wrong with a string of sonically adventurous albums, including 1996's Odelay and 1999's Midnite Vultures, which posited Beck as a visionary musical deconstructionist with a wry sense of absurdist humor. He soon settled into a regular routine of alternating between upbeat records like the aforementioned titles and quieter acoustic folk affairs like Sea Change (2002) and Modern Guilt (2009). Though his dominance of the music scene appeared to wane somewhat at the tail end of the 2000s, Beck's restless desire to explore the furthest boundaries of popular music went unchecked for over a decade, minting him as one of the industry's most...

An influential figure in the alternative rock movement of the late 1990s and beyond, Grammy winner Beck brought together elements from numerous musical genres, from hip-hop and electronica to soul, punk and folk, in a densely layered but nevertheless playful bouillabaisse of sound that reflected the information overload that both plagued and entertained modern music listeners while paying sly tribute to artists and styles gone by. Initially labeled as a novelty act due to the overwhelming response to his loose, goofy hip-hop spoof/celebration "Loser," he proved naysayers wrong with a string of sonically adventurous albums, including 1996's Odelay and 1999's Midnite Vultures, which posited Beck as a visionary musical deconstructionist with a wry sense of absurdist humor. He soon settled into a regular routine of alternating between upbeat records like the aforementioned titles and quieter acoustic folk affairs like Sea Change (2002) and Modern Guilt (2009). Though his dominance of the music scene appeared to wane somewhat at the tail end of the 2000s, Beck's restless desire to explore the furthest boundaries of popular music went unchecked for over a decade, minting him as one of the industry's most consistently inventive figures.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Circle, The (2017)
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 Fearless Freaks, The (2005) Cast
4.
 Southlander (2001) (Cameo Appearance)
5.
 Rugrats Movie, The (1998) Voice Of Newborn Baby
6.
 Free Tibet (1998) Himself
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1994:
Released independent albums <i>Stereopathic Soulmanure</i> and <i>One Foot in the Grave</i>
1998:
Released his third official album, <i>Mutations</i>
1999:
Followed up <i>Mutations</i> with <i>Midnite Vultures</i>
2008:
Released his shortest album to date, the 33-minute long <i>Modern Guilt</i>
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