Person Details

Birthday: 1945-03-30 07:11:49

Aliases: Cream

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Ripley, Surrey, England, UK

Homepage: https://www.ericclapton.com/

Movie Involvements: 62

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945) is an English guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Clapton is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist, and separately as a member of The Yardbirds and Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked fourth in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's Top 50 Guitarists of All Time. In the mid sixties, Clapton left the Yardbirds to play blues with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. In his one-year stay with Mayall, Clapton gained the nickname "Slowhand", and graffiti in London declared "Clapton is God." Immediately after leaving Mayall, Clapton formed with drummer Ginger Baker and bassist Jack Bruce, the power trio, Cream, in which Clapton played sustained blues improvisations and "arty, blues-based psychedelic pop." For most of the seventies, Clapton's output bore the influence of the mellow style of J.J. Cale and the reggae of Bob Marley. His version of Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff" helped gain reggae a mass market. Two of his most popular recordings were "Layla", recorded by Derek and the Dominos, and Robert Johnson's "Crossroads", recorded by Cream. A recipient of seventeen Grammy Awards, in 2004 Clapton was awarded a CBE for services to music. In 1998 Clapton, a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, founded the Crossroads Centre on Antigua, a medical facility for recovering substance abusers. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eric Clapton, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Tommy
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6

Tommy

(1975) The Preacher
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
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8
The Last Waltz
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8

The Last Waltz

(1978) Self
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
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8
Concert for George
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8

Concert for George

(2003) Self
Live Aid
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8

Live Aid

(1985) Self
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts
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8
Laurel Canyon
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8

Laurel Canyon

(2020) Self

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 N/A
Self
N/A
(archive footage)
2020 Self
Self
Self
N/A
Self
Self
2019 Self
Himself
Himself
2018 Himself
Himself
2017 Himself
N/A
2016 Himself (archive footage)
2015 Guitars & Vocals
2014 Himself
N/A
N/A
N/A
2013 N/A
Himself
Self - Guitar, Vocals
Vocals, Guitar
Self - Vocals, Guitar
2012 N/A
Himself
Self
2011 Self
Himself
N/A
2010 Self - Vocals, Guitar
N/A
Himself
N/A
Himself
2009 Himself (archive footage)
Himself
N/A
N/A
Himself
Self
N/A
Himself
N/A
Himself
Self (guitar / vocals)
Himself
Himself
2008 N/A
Self
Self
2007 Himself
N/A
N/A
Self - Guitar, Lead Vocals
2006 Himself
Self - Musician
N/A
N/A
Himself
Himself - Vocals, Lead Guitar
Himself
Himself
Himself
2005 Self
Himself - Guitar, Vocals
Himself
Himself
Himself
Himself
2004 Himself
Self
N/A
N/A
2003 N/A
Self
Himself
Himself
2002 Himself
2001 Himself - Guitar, Vocals
Self
Self - Guitar, Lead Vocals
N/A
Himself - Vocals, Guitar
N/A
2000 Himself
1999 Self
Eric Clapton
N/A
1998 The Louisiana Gator Boys
1997 N/A
Himself
1996 Himself - The Dirty Mac
Himself
Himself
1995 N/A
Himself
Himself
1993 N/A
Self
1992 N/A
Himself
1991 Himself - Guest
Himself
Himself
Himself
1990 N/A
Himself
Himself
Himself
1989 N/A
N/A
1988 N/A
N/A
guitar
N/A
N/A
1987 N/A
Himself
1986 N/A
1985 N/A
himself
Self
N/A
Himself - The Singing Rebels' Band
1983 himself
1982 Himself
1979 N/A
1978 N/A
Self
Self
N/A
1976 Clown
N/A
1975 Self - Musical Guest
The Preacher
1973 N/A
1972 Self
1971 Self
1970 Himself (as Blind Faith)
1969 Himself
Himself
1968 Himself
Himself
1965 Self
Himself
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Sound

Year Role Movie/Tv
2016 Music
1999 Original Music Composer
1998 Original Music Composer
1997 Music
1996 Original Music Composer
1992 Original Music Composer
1991 Original Music Composer
1989 Original Music Composer
Original Music Composer
1988 Original Music Composer
1987 Original Music Composer
1985 Music
1984 Music
1973 Music
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1990 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
Thanks
Year Role Movie/Tv

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