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Roger Christian (II) (1934–1991)

Roger Christian, in addition to appearing in several films, was a prominent radio personality in Los Angeles from the 1960s to the 1980s, and a well-known songwriter (primarily as lyricist) who co-wrote a number of songs for The Beach Boys and Jan & Dean. Among the many stations he worked for, were KRLA, KFWB, KHJ (one of the original "Boss Jocks"... See full bio »

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 2018 Death Wish (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 2015 It's Only Rock 'n' Roll: Rock 'n' Roll at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 2015 Rock 'n' Roll America (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Be My Baby (2015) ... (writer: "Little Deuce Coupe")
 2014 Love & Mercy (writer: "Don't Worry Baby", "Black Hole", "Deep End", "Bed Montage")
 2014 Back to the Beach Boys (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shut Down (2014) ... (writer: "Shut Down" - uncredited)
 2014 Lambert & Stamp (Documentary) (writer: "Bucket T" - as Roger Val Christian)
 2013 Misfits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.5 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Baby" - uncredited)
 2011 Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ten Years of Disney's California Adventure (2011) ... (writer: "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena")
 2010 Brian Wilson: Songwriting 1961-1969 (Video documentary) (writer: "Little Deuce Coupe" - as Christian)
 2010 Mad Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Good News (2010) ... (writer: "Sidewalk Surfin'" - uncredited)
 2010 Legends (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dennis Wilson: The Real Beach Boy (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Baby" - uncredited)
 2008 The Wrecking Crew! (Documentary) (writer: "The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)", "Don't Worry Baby")
 2007 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Les Paul: Chasing Sound (2007) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 2006 Deja Vu (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 2006 The X Factor: Celebrity (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 5 (2006) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Baby" - uncredited)
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Start-Up (2005) ... (writer: "Push It")
 2005 Charlie Jade (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Thicker Than Water (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 2005 War of the Worlds ("Little Deuce Coupe")
 2005 Lords of Dogtown (writer: "Sidewalk Surfin'")
 2004 Riding Giants (Documentary) (writer: "Ride the Wild Surf" - as Roger Vale Christian)
 2003 Beach Boys Good Timin' (Video) (writer: "Little Deuce Coupe" - as Christian)
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 2002 American Dreams (TV Series) (writer: "Don't Worry, Baby")
 2002 Biography (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jan & Dean: The Other Beach Boys (2002) ... (writer: "Dead Man's Curve", "The Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)")
 2001 Dogtown and Z-Boys (Documentary) (writer: "Sidewalk Surfing")
 2000 Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (1955-1970) (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Beach Party", "Surfin' And A-Swingin'", "Muscle Bustle")
 2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "LITTLE DEUCE COUPE", "DON'T WORRY, BABY")
 1999 Blink 182: The Urethra Chronicles (Video documentary short) (writer: "Dead Man's Curve")
 1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie) (writer: "Dead Man's Curve")
 1999 Never Been Kissed (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 1999 The '60s (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 1998 The Beach Boys: The Lost Concert (writer: "Little Deuce Coupe", "Shut Down" - uncredited)
 1998 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- See Jane Run (1998) ... (writer: "Push It" - uncredited)
 1998 Dead Man's Curve (writer: "Dead Man's Curve" - as Christian)
 1996 The Sunchaser (writer: "So Young")
 1995 Baywatch (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Surf's Up (1995) ... (writer: "Don't Worry, Baby" - uncredited)
 1995 Bye Bye Love (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 1994 My Girl 2 (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 1991 Perfect Strangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Citizenship: Part 1 (1991) ... (writer: "Little Deuce Coupe" - uncredited)
 1990 Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster (Video short) (writer: "Little Deuce Coupe" - uncredited)
 1990 Downtown (writer: "SHUT DOWN")
 1988 Rockin' the Night Away (TV Special) (lyrics: "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena")
 1988 Tequila Sunrise (writer: "Don't Worry, Baby")
 1987 The Best of Bandstand: The Superstars (Video short) (writer: "Don't Worry, Baby")
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (writer: "Don't Worry Baby")
 1980 Gridlock (TV Movie) (writer: "The Little Old Lady (from Pasadena)")
 1979 More American Graffiti (writer: "Dead Man's Curve")
 1978 Good Old Days Part II (TV Special) (writer: "Sidewalk Surfing")
 1978 Deadman's Curve (TV Movie) (writer: "Sidewalk Surfin'", "Dead Man's Curve")
 1972 One Pair of Eyes (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles (1972) ... (writer: "Car Crazy Cutie" - uncredited)
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.26 (1970) ... (writer: "So Young")
 1970 Zabriskie Point (writer: "So Young")
 1967 Catalina Caper (lyrics: "Book of Love") / (music: "Book of Love")
 1965-1966 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.59 (1966) ... (writer: "Please Won't You Stay")
- Aloha a Go Go (1965) ... (writer: "Honolulu Lulu", "You Really Know How to Hurt a Guy")
 1965 A Swingin' Summer (writer: "A Swingin' Summer")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Shindig in Hawaii: Part 2 (1965) ... (writer: "Ride the Wild Surf")
- Shindig in Hawaii: Part 1 (1965) ... (writer: "Honolulu Lulu")
- Episode #1.44 (1965) ... (writer: "Lotus 23", "Fastest Little Racer", "My Ferrari GTO" (excerpt), "Restless Rookie")
- Episode #1.36 (1965) ... (writer: "Cycle Set", "Little Old Lady from Pasadena")
- Peter and Gordon, The Hondells, Gale Garnett, The Ciara Ward Singers, and Glen Campbell (1965) ... (writer: "Hot Rod High", "You're Gonna Ride with Me")
 1965 Beach Ball (writer: "My Buddy Seat")
 1965 Ski Party (writer: "Ski Party", "The Gasser")
 1965 Beach Blanket Bingo ("Cycle Set") / (writer: "I'll Never Change Him" - uncredited)
 1964 The T.A.M.I. Show (Documentary) (writer: "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena")
 1964 Ride the Wild Surf ("Ride the Wild Surf")
 1964 Bikini Beach ("Bikini Drag", "Record Run")
 1964 Muscle Beach Party (lyrics: "Muscle Beach Party", "Runnin' Wild", "Muscle Bustle", "My First Love", "Surfin' Woodie", "Surfer's Holiday") / (music: "Muscle Beach Party", "Runnin' Wild", "Muscle Bustle", "My First Love", "Surfin' Woodie", "Surfer's Holiday")
 1963 Beach Party ("Beach Party", "Swingin' and a-Surfin'", "Secret Surfin' Spot")
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