Mark Knopfler

Birthday:

08/12/1949

Place of birth:

Glasgow, Scotland, UK:

Biography:

Mark Freuder Knopfler OBE is a British songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He was the lead guitarist, singer, and songwriter for the rock band Dire Straits, which he co-founded with his younger brother, David Knopfler, in 1977. Described by Classic Rock as a virtuoso, Knopfler is a fingerstyle guitarist and was ranked 27th on Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". As of 2009, he and Dire Straits had sold more than 120 million records. A four-time Grammy Award winner, Knopfler is the recipient of the Edison Award, the Steiger Award and the Ivor Novello Award, as well as holding three honorary doctorate degrees in music from universities in the United Kingdom. Knopfler was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Dire Straits in 2018.


Film Credits

Mark Knopfler - Milano 2019 (2019)
as
2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (2018)
as
Dire Straits: The Best Of (2016)
as Himself
Mark Knopfler: Guitar Stories (2012)
as Himself
Mark Knopfler: A Life in Songs (2011)
as Himself
The Best British Rock Concert Of All Time: Live At Knebworth (2010)
as Himself
An Evening with Mark Knopfler and band (2009)
as
Mark Knopfler Prince s Trust (2009)
as
Live At Knebworth 1990 - Parts 1, 2 & 3 (2008)
as
Mark Knopfler: AVO Session Basel (2007)
as Vocals, Guitar
Mark Knopfler - Live In Berlin 2007 (2007)
as Himself
Mark Knopfler - Hay On Wye Festival (2006)
as
Mark Knopfler - Live in Marseille (2006)
as
Mark Knopfler - Live in Paris (2006)
as
Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris: Real Live Roadrunning (2006)
as Himself
Eric Clapton: After Midnight Live (2006)
as Himself - Guitar
Scotty Moore & Friends: A Tribute to the King (2005)
as Himself
20 Years Ago Today - Live Aid (2005)
as Himself
Live Aid (2004)
as Himself
Dire Straits: On The Night (2004)
as Himself - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Mark Knopfler - Shangri-La BDA (2004)
as
Dire Straits: Sultans of Swing - The Very Best of Dire Straits (1998)
as
Music for Montserrat (1997)
as
Mark Knopfler: A Night in London (1996)
as Himself - Guitars, Vocals
Curves Contours & Body Horns (1993)
as
Dire Straits: The Last Concert - Zaragoza 1992 (1992)
as Himself - Guitar, Vocals
Dire Straits: Live In Basel (1992)
as Himself - Guitar, Vocal
Silver Clef Award Winners Show, Knebworth Park (1990)
as
Eric Clapton at Tokyo Dome (1988)
as
Dire Straits with Eric Clapton - Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute (1988)
as vocals, guitar
Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute (1988)
as
The Prince's Trust Rock Concert (1988)
as
Eric Clapton Philadelphie 1988 (1988)
as
The Princess Bride (1987)
as The Balladeer's Guitarist (uncredited)
The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball (1987)
as Himself
Dire Straits: Thank You Australia and New Zealand (1986)
as Himself - Guitar, Vocals
Live Aid (1985)
as
Dire Straits: Wembley Does The Walk (1985)
as Himself - Guitar, Vocals
Dire Straits : Alchemy Live (1984)
as Himself
Dire Straits: Live at Rockpalast (1979)
as Himself
Dire Straits ‎– Autumn In Nimes ()
as
Mark Knopfler: Fingerpicking Good ()
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Mark Knopfler: Live at the Atrium ()
as
Mark Knopfler Live In Rotterdam ()
as

Production Credits

As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' (2001)
Music
Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (2000)
Music
Wag the Dog (1997)
Original Music Composer
Тишина (1991)
Music
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Original Music Composer
The Princess Bride (1987)
Original Music Composer
Comfort and Joy (1984)
Music
Cal (1984)
Original Music Composer
Local Hero (1983)
Original Music Composer