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Peter Christopherson (1955–2010)

Peter Christopherson was born on February 27, 1955 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Peter Martin Christopherson. He was a director, known for Lost Highway (1997), Nowhere (1997) and The Doom Generation (1995). He died on November 24, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand. See full bio »


(age 55) in Bangkok, Thailand

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Lost Highway Soundtrack
Nowhere Soundtrack
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 2007 Form Grows Rampant (Documentary)
 2004 Essential Music Videos: Classic '80s (Video short) (video "Chains of Love")
 2000 Ministry: Tapes of Wrath (Video) (videos)
 2000 Filter: The Best Things (Video short)
 1999 Filter: Welcome to the Fold (Video short)
 1999 Shawn Mullins: Shimmer (Video short)
 1998 The Crystal Method: Comin' Back (Video short)
 1997 Closure (Video documentary) (segments "Wish", "March of the Pigs")
 1997 Hanson: I Will Come to You (Video short)
 1996 Van Halen: Video Hits Vol. 1 (Video) (videos "Don't Tell Me [What Love Can Do]", "Can't Stop Lovin' You")
 1995 Sepultura: Third World Chaos (Video documentary) (segment "Refuse/Resist")
 1995 Van Halen: Can't Stop Loving You (Video short)
 1994 Nine Inch Nails: March of the Pigs (Video short)
 1993 Nine Inch Nails: Broken (Video short) (videos "Gave Up", "Wish")
 1993 Rage Against the Machine: Freedom (Video short)
 1992 Nine Inch Nails: Pinion (Video short)
 1992 Nine Inch Nails: Wish (Video short)
 1992 Ministry: N.W.O. (New World Order) (Video short)
 1991 Soft Cell: Tainted Love (Video short)
 1989 Chris Rea: The Road to Hell (Video short)
 1988 Erasure: Stop! (Video short)
 1988 Erasure: A Little Respect (Video short)
 1988 Erasure: Chains of Love (Video short)
 1988 Robert Plant: Tall Cool One (Video short)
 1987 Marc Almond: Mother Fist (Video short)
 1987 Level 42: To Be with You Again (Video short)
 1987 Marc Almond: Melancholy Rose (Video short)
 1987 The The: Infected (Video)
 1986 Nik Kershaw: Radio Musicola (Video short)
 1986 Marc Almond: Ruby Red (Video short)
 1986 Nik Kershaw: Nobody Knows (Video short)
 1986 The The: Infected (Video short)
 1986 The The: Heartland (Video short)
 1986 The The: The Mercy Beat (Video short)
 1986 Marc Almond: A Woman's Story (Video short)
 1986 The Firm: All the King's Horses (Video short)
 1986 The Firm: Live in Peace (Video short)
 1986 The Firm: Tear Down the Walls (Video short)
 1986 Marc Almond: The House is Haunted (Video short)
 1985 Coil: Tainted Love (Video short)
 1985 Marc Almond: Love Letter (Video short)
 1985 Marc Almond: Stories of Johnny (Video short)
 1985 The Firm: Satisfaction Guaranteed (Video short)
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Other Works:

Music video: Directed Rage Against the Machine video "Bulls on Parade" See more »

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Coil Website

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Coil co-founder, writer, producer, video director, remixer, Psychic TV co-founder, Throbbing Gristle co-founder, artist, former member of Hipgnosis design team.



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