Natalie Merchant

Soundtrack, Actress, Composer

Soundtrack, Actress, Composer


Natalie Anne Merchant was born on October 26, 1963 in Jamestown, New York, USA. The third of four children, Natalie displayed a love for music at an early age, though she never thought of it as a career choice. Natalie originally wanted to become a teacher, but that changed when she met Robert Buck in 1981 and became the lead singer for 10,000 ...
Birth date
1963-10-26
Height
5' 1" (1.55 m)

Known For


One Fine Day
One Fine Day
Soundtrack (1996)
Bringing Out the Dead
Bringing Out the Dead
Soundtrack (1999)
Wonder
Wonder
Soundtrack (2017)
Cheaper by the Dozen
Cheaper by the Dozen
Soundtrack (2003)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackPalm Springs
(writer: "Like The Weather")
2020
SoundtrackHappy Endings Sleepover
(writer: "Motherland")
2019
SoundtrackSwamp Thing
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2019) (writer - 2 episodes, 2019) - The Anatomy Lesson (2019) ... (performer: "Kind and Generous") / (writer: "Kind and Generous") - He Speaks (2019) ... (performer: "Kind and Generous") / (writer: "Kind and Generous")
SoundtrackBillions
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Arousal Template (2019) ... (performer: "Wonder")
2019
SoundtrackEl embarcadero
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019) - Episode #1.1 (2019) ... (performer: "Motherland") / (writer: "Motherland")
SoundtrackWonder
(performer: "Wonder") / (writer: "Wonder")
2017/I
SoundtrackLandline
(writer: "Like the Weather")
2017/I
SoundtrackOne Hit Wonderland
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016) - "I Love You Always Forever" by Donna Lewis (2016) ... (performer: "Jealousy") / (writer: "Jealousy")
SoundtrackAmerican Horror Story
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015) - Devil's Night (2015) ... (performer: "Carnival " - uncredited) / (writer: "Carnival " - uncredited)
SoundtrackAtop the Fourth Wall
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Trouble #2 (2015) ... (writer: "Trouble Me")
2015
SoundtrackBob's Burgers
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Millie-churian Candiate (2015) ... (writer: "Wonder" - uncredited)
2015
SoundtrackParks and Recreation
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) - The Cones of Dunshire (2013) ... (performer: "Kind and Generous" - uncredited) / (writer: "Kind and Generous" - uncredited)
SoundtrackViolet & Daisy
(writer: "Verdi Cries")
2011
SoundtrackTodd's Pop Song Reviews
(TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) - Hey Soul Sister (2010) ... (performer: "Carnival") / (writer: "Carnival")
SoundtrackGlamour Models, Mum and Me
(TV Movie documentary) (performer: "San Andreas Fault") / (writer: "San Andreas Fault")
2010
SoundtrackThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010) - Episode #18.36 (2010) ... (performer: "Nursery Rhyme of Innocence and Experience") / (writer: "Nursery Rhyme of Innocence and Experience")
SoundtrackHouse
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Lockdown (2010) ... (performer: "Birds and Ships" - uncredited)
2010
SoundtrackGrey's Anatomy
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Suicide Is Painless (2010) ... (performer: "Heaven" - uncredited)
2010
SoundtrackAssassin
(Short) (writer: "These are Days")
2010
SoundtrackBeing Erica
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Battle Royale (2009) ... (writer: "These Are Days")
2009
SoundtrackBanda sonora
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Episode #5.20 (2009) ... (writer: "These Are Days")
2009
SoundtrackCold Case
(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2009) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) - Breaking News (2009) ... (writer: "What's The Matter Here?") - Frank's Best (2005) ... (performer: "Life Is Sweet") - Wishing (2005) ... (writer: "These Are Days", "Trouble Me")
SoundtrackBreaking Bad
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal (2008) ... (writer: "Candy Everybody Wants")
2008
SoundtrackThe Office
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007) - The Job (2007) ... (performer: "Kind & Generous" - uncredited) / (writer: "Kind & Generous" - uncredited)
SoundtrackCándida
(performer: "Motherland") / (writer: "Motherland")
2006
SoundtrackCheaper by the Dozen
(writer: "These Are Days")
2003
SoundtrackAileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
(Documentary) (performer: "Carnival") / (writer: "Carnival")
2003
SoundtrackWhen in Rome
(Video) (writer: "These Are Days")
2002/I
SoundtrackAlias
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (writer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002) - Almost Thirty Years (2002) ... (performer: "My Skin" - uncredited) / (writer: "My Skin" - uncredited) - Color Blind (2001) ... (performer: "Not In This Life" - uncredited) / (writer: "Not In This Life" - uncredited)
SoundtrackCrossing Jordan
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2002) (writer - 2 episodes, 2002) - Secrets & Lies: Part 1 (2002) ... (performer: "My Skin" - uncredited) / (writer: "My Skin" - uncredited) - The Gift of Life (2002) ... (performer: "I May Know The Word" - uncredited) / (writer: "I May Know The Word" - uncredited)
SoundtrackStones
(performer: "The Letter") / (writer: "The Letter", "Noah's Dove")
2002
SoundtrackXena: Warrior Princess
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2000) (writer - 1 episode, 2000) - Antony & Cleopatra (2000) ... (performer: "Carnival") / (writer: "Carnival")
SoundtrackNatalie Merchant: Live in Concert
(Video documentary) (performer: "Life is Sweet", "Ophelia", "Wonder", "San Andreas Fault", "Beloved Wife", "Senor Don Gato", "Space Oddity", "Carnival", "Break Your Heart", "These Are Days", "The Gulf of Araby", "Waterbound") / (writer: "Life is Sweet", "Ophelia", "Wonder", "San Andreas Fault", "Beloved Wife", "Carnival", "Break Your Heart", "These Are Days")
1999
SoundtrackBringing Out the Dead
(writer: "These Are Days")
1999
SoundtrackThe Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Episode dated 12 July 1999 (1999) ... ("King and Generous")
1999
SoundtrackOphelia
(Video documentary) (performer: "Ophelia", "Frozen Charlotte", "My Skin", "Thick as Thieves", "Kind and Generous", "Carnival") / (writer: "Ophelia", "Frozen Charlotte", "My Skin", "Thick as Thieves", "Kind and Generous", "Carnival", "Jealousy", "Break Your Heart", "Wonder")
1998
SoundtrackSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1995 - 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1988) - Matthew Broderick/Natalie Merchant (1998) ... (performer: "Kind & Generous") - David Schwimmer/Natalie Merchant (1995) ... (performer: "Wonder", "Carnival" - uncredited) - Judge Reinhold/10,000 Maniacs (1988) ... (writer: "What's The Matter Here?", "Like the Weather" - uncredited)
SoundtrackOne Fine Day
(performer: "One Fine Day")
1996
SoundtrackSummer Olympics - Atlanta 1996
(TV Special) (performer: "Wonder")
1996
SoundtrackTime Capsule
(Video documentary) (writer: "National Education Week", "Tension", "Pit Viper", "Scorpio Rising", "Maddox Table", "My Mother the War", "Hey Jack Kerouac", "Don't Talk", "Like the Weather", "What's the Matter Here", "Trouble Me", "Hateful Hate", "Eat for Two", "Dust Bowl", "You Happy Puppet")
1990
RoleTitleYear
ActressNatalie Merchant: Ladybird
(Video short) Natalie Merchant
2014
ActressNatalie Merchant: Giving Up Everything
(Video short) Natalie Merchant
2014
ActressNaya Din
(Short)
2007
ActressNatalie Merchant: Kind and Generous
(Video short) Natalie Merchant
1998
ActressNatalie Merchant: Wonder
(Video short) Natalie Merchant
1995
ActressNatalie Merchant: Jealousy
(Video short) Natalie Merchant
1995
ActressNatalie Merchant: Carnival
(Video short) Natalie Merchant
1995
RoleTitleYear
ComposerParadise Is There
(Documentary)
2015
ComposerEarthlings
(Documentary)
2005
ComposerNatalie Merchant: Wonder
(Video short)
1995
ComposerNatalie Merchant: Jealousy
(Video short)
1995
ComposerNatalie Merchant: Carnival
(Video short)
1995
RoleTitleYear
DirectorParadise Is There
(Documentary)
2015
DirectorDear Governor Cuomo
(Documentary) (collaborating director)
2012
DirectorNatalie Merchant: Live in Concert
(Video documentary)
1999
DirectorTime Capsule
(Video documentary)
1990
RoleTitleYear
WriterParadise Is There
(Documentary) (writer)
2015
WriterOphelia
(Video documentary)
1998
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentAntarctica 3D: On the Edge
(Documentary short) (composer: additional music)
2014
RoleTitleYear
ProducerParadise Is There
(Documentary) (producer)
2015
RoleTitleYear
ThanksThe Kinks: Echoes of a World - The Story of the Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society
(Documentary) (special thanks)
2018
ThanksAvain
(Short) (special thanks for inspiration)
2006
ThanksStarCraft
(Video Game) (thanks)
1998
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe 40th Annual John Lennon Tribute
(TV Special) Self
2020
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Will Ferrell/Lil Rel Howery/Lester Holt/Natalie Merchant (2019) ... Self - Musical Guest
2019
SelfThe Kinks: Echoes of a World - The Story of the Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society
(Documentary) Self - Musician
2018
SelfNPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
(TV Series) Self - Natalie Merchant (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Episode dated 29 October 2015 (2015) ... Self - Musical Guest
2015
SelfParadise Is There
(Documentary) Self
2015
SelfKatie
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest - Distracted Driving (2014) ... Self - Musical Guest
2014
SelfDear Governor Cuomo
(Documentary)
2012
SelfA Child's Garden of Poetry
(TV Movie) Self (voice)
2011
SelfThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self / Self - Musical Guest - Episode #18.36 (2010) ... Self - Musical Guest - Episode #10.102 (2002) ... Self - Episode #9.200 (2001) ... Self - Episode #7.178 (1999) ... Self - Musical Guest - Episode #7.27 (1999) ... Self Show all 10 episodes
1992-2010
SelfTEDTalks
(TV Series) Self - Natalie Merchant Sings Old Poems to Life ... Self
2006
SelfLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 3 August 2004 (2004) ... Self - Episode dated 22 November 2001 (2001) ... Self - Episode dated 21 November 2001 (2001) ... Self - Episode dated 13 November 2001 (2001) ... Self - Episode dated 12 November 2001 (2001) ... Self Show all 14 episodes
1993-2004
SelfGo Further
(Documentary) Self
2003
SelfThe Rosie O'Donnell Show
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Episode dated 1 May 2002 (2002) ... Self - Episode dated 7 November 2001 (2001) ... Self - Episode dated 28 October 1999 (1999) ... Self - Episode dated 4 May 1999 (1999) ... Self - Episode dated 22 September 1998 (1998) ... Self Show all 8 episodes
1996-2002
SelfAustin City Limits
(TV Series documentary) Self - Natalie Merchant/Eric Taylor (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfUp Close and Personal with Natalie Merchant
(TV Movie) Self
2001
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self / Self - Musical Guest - Episode #9.53 (2001) ... Self - Bill Murray/Jon Stewart/Natalie Merchant/Bruce Springsteen (1999) ... Self - Musical Guest
1999-2001
SelfCome Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music
(TV Special documentary) Self
2001
SelfThe Best of Sessions at West 54th, Volume 2
(Video) Self
2000
SelfABC 2000: The Millennium
(TV Movie documentary)
1999
SelfMan in the Sand
(Video documentary) Self
1999
SelfNatalie Merchant: Live in Concert
(Video documentary) Self - Vocals & Piano
1999
SelfIntimate Portrait
(TV Series documentary) Self - Natalie Merchant (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfOphelia
(Video documentary) Ophelia / Self
1998
SelfLater... With Jools Holland
(TV Series) Self - Episode #12.3 (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfVH1 Storytellers
(TV Series documentary) Self - Natalie Merchant (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) Self - Musical Guest / Self - 10,000 Maniacs - Matthew Broderick/Natalie Merchant (1998) ... Self - Musical Guest - David Schwimmer/Natalie Merchant (1995) ... Self - Musical Guest - Judge Reinhold/10,000 Maniacs (1988) ... Self - 10,000 Maniacs (uncredited)
1988-1998
SelfHard Rock Live
(TV Series)
1997
SelfSessions at West 54th
(TV Series documentary) Self (Vocals, Piano)
1997
SelfCharlie Rose
(TV Series) Self - Guest - David Lynch; Tibet House Benefit (1997) ... Self - Guest
1997
Self1996 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
1996
Self1996 VH1 Honors
(TV Special) Self
1996
SelfStudio Sessions
(TV Series) - Natalie Merchant (1995)
1995
Self1995 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
1995
SelfThe Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
(TV Special documentary) Self
1995
Self1994 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) Self
1994
Self1993 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
1993
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - 10,000 Maniacs - Episode dated 23 June 1993 (1993) ... Self - 10,000 Maniacs
1993
SelfUnplugged
(TV Series documentary) Self - lead vocals / piano / Self - 10,000 Maniacs (1993) ... Self - lead vocals / piano - 10,000 Maniacs/Michael Penn (1990) ... Self
1990-1993
SelfRock and Roll Inaugural Ball
(TV Special) Self (as 10,000 Maniacs)
1993
SelfLive with Kelly and Ryan
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #5.71 (1992) ... Self - Guest
1992
SelfThe Word
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.15 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfTime Capsule
(Video documentary) Self (Vocals, Piano, Organ)
1990
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Top Ten Revealed
(TV Series) Self - Epic Songs of '92 (2020) ... Self (as 10000 Maniacs)
2020