• Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 02-10-1951
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
    The Police

  • Popularity: 3.10
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Sting (aka Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, activist, actor and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist of the rock band The Police. Sting has varied his musical style throughout his career, incorporating distinct elements of jazz, reggae, classical, new age, and worldbeat into his music. As a solo musician and member of The Police, Sting has received sixteen Grammy Awards for his work, receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981, and an Oscar nomination for the best song. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Year Movie Character
1985 Sting - Bring on the Night as Himself
2008 The Police: Certifiable as Bass & Vocals
1985 The Bride as Frankenstein
1999 Sting: The Brand New Day Tour: Live From The Universal Amphitheatre as Vocals, Bass
2003 Sting: Inside - The Songs of Sacred Love as Himself
2008 The Police: Live In Concert Tokyo
2010 Sting: Live In Berlin as Performer
2001 Sting: All This Time as Himself
2011 Sting Live in Vina del Mar as Himself
1982 Brimstone & Treacle as Martin Taylor
2004 Sting: The Journey & The Labyrinth: The Music of John Dowland as Himself
1991 Sting Acustico as Double bass / Vocals
1982 Police: Around the World as Himself
1983 Police in Montserrat as Himself
2009 Twin Spirits: Sting performs Schumann as Robert Schumann
2012 Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police as Self
2017 Sting: Beyond The Police as Self - Musician
2006 Herbie Hancock: Possibilities as Himself
1970 CMT Crossroads: Sting and Vince Gill as Himself
2009 The Tribute to Pavarotti One Amazing Weekend in Petra as Himself
2007 The Police - Live in Rio
2011 Sting - 25 Years as Vocal, Bass ...
1991 Sting: MTV Unplugged as Himself
1991 Sting's 40th Birthday Celebration: Live from the Hollywood Bowl as Vocals, Bass, Guitar
2014 Sting: When the Last Ship Sails (Live at the Public Theater) as Himself, host, vocals, acoustic guitar, bass
2006 Chris Botti Live: With Orchestra and Special Guests
2009 Sting : A Winter's Night...Live From Durham Cathedral
1970 Sting Live At Irving Plaza
2009 If on a Winter's Night ... Live from Durham Cathedral
2001 The Police: Ghost In The Machine Tour - Live At Gateshead 1982 as Himself
2008 The Police: Better Than Therapy
1980 The Police: In Concert (Germany, 1980) as Himself
2017 The Dark Side of The Sun as Narrator
1981 Urgh! A Music War as Himself
2017 Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris as Musician
2017 Sting: A Free Man as Himself
1970 Sting - Grenzgänger Und Freigeist as Musician
2018 Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen
2018 Ruben Blades Is Not My Name as Self
2001 All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live! as Self
2008 The Police Rock in Rio - Live Madrid
1994 Sting ‎– Fields Of Gold: The Best Of Sting
2016 Sting au Bataclan as HimSelf
1979 The Police - Live '79 at Hatfield Polytechnic
2007 STING: The Journey & The Labyrinth as Himself
1984 The Police: Synchronicity Concert as Bass & Vocals
2019 Sting & Shaggy au Château d'Hérouville as Himself
1991 The Soul Cages Concert
1997 The Very Best of Sting & The Police
2009 The Police ‎– Live At Rockpalast 1980 as Vocals and Bass
1996 The Police ‎– Live Ghost In The Machine as Vocals and Bass
1983 The Police - Live In Oakland as Vocals & Bass
1988 Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute
2003 The Police: Every Breath You Take as Bass & Vocals
2020 Le Grand Concert Unis pour le Liban
1980 The Police: Live in Essen - Rockpalast 1980
2021 Under the Volcano as Self
2016 Sting - Live at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2016
1970 Sting - Live at iHeartRadio
1988 Stormy Monday as Finney
1988 Bruce Springsteen - Human Rights Final - Buenos Aires
1995 The Grotesque as Fledge
1987 Julia and Julia as Daniel Hosler
2006 Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out as Himself
1988 Peter Gabriel, Sting, & Bruce Springsteen - Human Rights Now! as Musician
2007 The Police - Greatest Video Hits
2016 Sonic Sea
2018 Gurrumul as Himself
2019 I Want My MTV as Self
2008 Pavarotti The Duets as Himself
2016 Rock'n'roll... Of Corse! as Himself
2020 Citizens Of Boomtown: The Story of the Boomtown Rats as Himself
2019 Eric Burdon - Rock´n´Roll Animal as Self
2021 Great North: A Run. A River. A Region. as Self
1985 Plenty as Mick
1981 Artemis '81 as Helith
1988 Human Rights Now 25th Anniversary as himself
1999 Twentieth Century Blues: The Songs of Noël Coward
1997 Music for Montserrat
1991 Branford Marsalis: Steep
1979 Quadrophenia as Ace Face
1993 Peter and the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy as Himself
1979 Talking Pictures: Quadrophenia as Interviewee
2019 The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration as Himself
1992 Pavarotti & Friends as Himself
2017 Pavarotti, Birth of a Pop Star as himself
1998 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels as JD
1979 Radio On as Just Like Eddie
2015 Jaco
2002 The Sweatbox as Himself
1986 U2 & The Police: A Conspiracy of Hope
2007 Scott Walker: 30 Century Man as Himself
1992 Rolling Stone 25: The MTV Special as Himself
1997 An Audience with Elton John as Himself
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball ? as Himself
2013 2013 Blu-Ray Music Disc 1
2004 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Music Edition as Himself
1993 Take That Away! as Himself
1985 Live Aid as Self
2009 Chris Botti in Boston
1970 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' - The Story Of The Official Band Aid Video as Himself
2010 Hope for Haiti Now as Self
2016 Koko: The Gorilla Who Talks to People as Self
2004 George Michael: A Different Story
2013 20 Feet from Stardom as Self
2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes as Himself
2001 Being Mick
2005 20 Years Ago Today - Live Aid as Himself
2020 Space Songs: Through the Distance
1984 Dune as Feyd Rautha
2000 The Filth and the Fury as Himself (archive footage)
1990 Resident Alien as Singer
2014 A MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen
2004 Live Aid as Self
1982 The Secret Policeman's Other Ball as Himself
2010 Still Bill as Self
2016 Zoolander 2 as Sting
2009 Brüno as Himself - 'Dove of Peace'
2007 Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who
1988 The Adventures of Baron Munchausen as Heroic Officer
1987 Sting and Gil Evans: Strange Fruit as vocal / electric bass
2015 Biggest Band Break Ups and Make Ups
2008 VH1 Rock Honors: The Who as Himself
2014 John Mayer: Someday I'll Fly
1991 Two Rooms: A Tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin as Himself - Guest
2020 Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics as Self
1995 The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special as Self
2007 Bee Movie as Himself (voice)
2021 Kaamelott - The First Chapter as Horsa
2020 The Go-Go's as Self (archive footage)
2009 Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB as Himself
2009 PoliWood as Self
1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman as Billy Idol
2010 2012: Time for Change as Self
2009 The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts as Himself
2005 Live 8 as Himself
1995 Leaving Las Vegas
2006 A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
2010 Sting: Live In Berlin
1995 The Living Sea
1995 Leaving Las Vegas
1987 Someone to Watch Over Me
1995 Leaving Las Vegas
1992 Lethal Weapon 3
2005 Ashura
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2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2006 The One Show (1 episode)
1988 LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode)
1953 The Oscars (2 episode) as Self
1993 GMTV (1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode) as Sting (voice)
1997 Ally McBeal (1 episode)
2006 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1952 Today (1 episode)
1996 TFI Friday (1 episode)
1979 CBS News Sunday Morning (1 episode)
1982 Late Night with David Letterman (1 episode)
1995 MADtv (1 episode)
1989 MTV Unplugged (1 episode)
1984 Al TV (1 episode)
1994 Top of The Pops 2 (1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1975 Saturday Night Live (2 episode)
1999 Rove (1 episode) as Himself
2008 Little Britain USA (1 episode)
1978 An Audience with... (2 episode) as Himself
1978 Bio’s Bahnhof (1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show (1 episode) as Self
2013 The Michael J. Fox Show (1 episode)
2011 Life's Too Short (1 episode) as Sting
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Himself - Musical Guest
2017 Brian Johnson's A Life on the Road (1 episode) as Himself
1948 Bambi-Verleihung (1 episode) as Self
2007 Inas Nacht (1 episode) as Self
1982 Champs-Elysées (2 episode) as Self
1999 TV Total (1 episode)
2007 The Graham Norton Show (1 episode) as Self
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Self
1963 Viña del Mar International Song Festival (1 episode) as Self - Musical Guest
1974 Rockpalast (1 episode)
2001 Star Academy (1 episode) as Self
1997 Behind the Music (1 episode)
2020 Mylène Farmer, l’Ultime Création (3 episode)
1998 Vivement dimanche (2 episode) as Self
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (1 episode)
1976 The Secret Policeman's Ball (15 episode)
2008 Markus Lanz (1 episode) as Self
2012 Finding Your Roots (2 episode) as Self
2008 NPR Tiny Desk Concerts (2 episode) as Self - Vocals, Guitar
2006 Salut les Terriens ! (1 episode) as Self (guest)
1963 Viña del Mar International Song Festival (2 episode) as Self - The Police
1992 The Larry Sanders Show (1 episode) as Sting
2021 Only Murders in the Building (2 episode) as Self
1981 The Kenny Everett Television Show (1 episode)
1978 The Kenny Everett Video Show (1 episode)

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