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Born: June 26, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Stockton, California, USA Profession: Music ...
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2004:
Co-starred with Tracey Ullman and Johnny Knoxville in John Waters' "A Dirty Shame"
1986:
First film to feature his music, David Lynch's "Blue Velvet"
1985:
Released debut album, <i>Silvertone</i>; also the name of Isaak's backing band
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Signed a contract with Warner Bros. Records
1999:
"Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing" was featured in Stanley Kubrick's final film, "Eyes Wide Shut"
2004:
Appeared as Roy Orbison in the NBC drama "American Dreams"
1991:
Had a small role in Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs"
2009:
Joined the ensemble cast of "The Informers"; based on a collection of short stories by Bret Easton Ellis
1990:
An instrumental version of "Wicked Game" was featured in David Lynch's "Wild at Heart"
1993:
Co-starred in the Bernardo Bertolucci-directed, "Little Buddha"
1996:
Made first TV appearance on an episode of "Friends" (NBC)
1992:
Played a major role in David Lynch's "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me"
1989:
Released third album, <i>Heart Shaped World</i>; featured the hit song "Wicked Game"
2001:
Starred in "The Chris Isaak Show" (Showtime) as himself and featured actual members of his band
1998:
Appeared in the HBO miniseries, "From the Earth to the Moon"
1988:
Feature acting debut in "Married to the Mob"
2001:
Featured as a correspondent for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (NBC)
2009:
Hosted "The Chris Isaak Hour" on the Biography Channel
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Moved to San Francisco in the early 1980s
1986:
Released second self-titled album, <i>Chris Isaak</i>
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Studied in Japan in the 1970s
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Known for such albums as "Heart Shaped World" and "Forever Blue"
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Popular songs include "Wicked Game" and "Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing".

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