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The aptly named Toy certainly are a duo comprising Norwegian producer Jørgen Traeen and Uk composer Alisdair Stirling, who create abundantly whimsical electronic whirligigs and cartoonish instrumental creampuffs, supplying a Scandinavian twist for the stylistic tradition that runs from Raymond Scott and Bruce Haack to Cornelius and Wagon Christ. Traeen, who comes from Bergen and works the observed Duper Studios there (house to Röyksopp, amongst others), has a creation réamounté including information by his countrymen Jaga Jazzist, Sondre Lerche, Magnet, and Ralph Myerz & the Jack port Herren Band, and a 2002 record of eclectic IDM beneath the alias Sir Dupermann. Stirling is really a Londoner whose primarily solo Home of Hiss task, another wall socket for his soundtrack-influenced pop stylings, extended to add the Bergen creation duo Sensible Twins and finally Traeen aswell, leading to the 2006 debut record/grab-bag Greatest Hiss. For the time being, the Traeen and Stirling installed as Toy, allowing their retro-fangled kiddie pop sensibilities operate wild on several 7″ singles and a delirious self-titled 2005 record for Smalltown Supersound. Bergen-based pop vocalist Annie helped introduce Gadget to international viewers by starting her installment within the DJ-Kicks series making use of their one “Rabbit Pressing Mower”; the music group came back in 2007 using the Fifty percent Baked Alaska EP, including a fresh song, a higher Llamas remix, and four live variations of tunes through the debut, re-created using a ten-person electronic body organ ensemble.

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Full Name Toy
Music Songs Coração Não Tem Idade, Estupidamente Apaixonado, Rosa Negra, Vou Chorar Outra Vez, Sou português, Chama o António, És tão sensual, Left Myself Behind, Colours Running Out, I'm Still Believing, Lose My Way, És Tão Enganadora, Chegou o Verão, Dead & Gone, Água não, Quero Que Sejas Minha Amante, Aguenta-Te Com Esta, Another Dimension, Drifting Deeper, Walk Up to Me, My Heart Skips a Beat, Tu Foste o Grande Amor..., Um Amor Especial, It's Been so Long, Medley 1, Não faças como eu, Fui o Culpado, Corazón Sin Edad, Join the Dots, You Won't Be the Same, Não Fomos Feitos um para o Outro, Sped Up Song
Albums Clear Shot, Join the Dots, Toy, Recordações 2, Grandes Êxitos, Eternamente Teu, Recordações, Tu Foste o Grande Amor, Aguenta-Te Com Esta, 40* 44* 34*, Magic, Romântico, Sou Português, Recordações Vol.3, Um Amor Especial (Ao Vivo), Coração Não Tem Idade, Enquanto Estou Vivo, Join the Dubs, Êxitos, Crab Deconstruction, Heart Skips a Beat, Flying High, Directo ao Coração, Spellbound, É Só Sexo, Make It Mine, Tóy, BBC Sessions, As We Turn, Nobody Is Ok


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#Fact
1 Appeared in so many roles in make-up on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", that Sarah Michelle Gellar said that she had never seen his real face and the producers had to show her his photo.
2 His father, Malcolm, worked with Wally Westmore [makeup department of Paramount] and Wally's grandson, Mark, is an editor for the WB series "Angel" which Camden has appeared on. They are now friends!


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dracula's War 2018 pre-production Jonathan Harker
Crimson Saints announced Jedidiah Reed (rumored)
Monster School Animation 2017 TV Series Security Officer Toy
Bedeviled 2016 Tall Clown
Shameless 2016 TV Series Pan
A Blood Story 2015 Francis / Ferenc Nadasdy
Disciples 2014 The Watcher - Servant
Valiant 2014/II Short King Mortimer
The Bay 2010-2014 TV Series Igor Chambers
Now Hiring 2014/I Lord Menace
Bare Knuckles 2013 Manager
Dark Splinter 2013 Donovan Braeden (rumored)
Big Bad Bugs 2012 Sydney Gerber
Sebastian 2011 Homeless Man
The Way I Saw You 2011 Short Peters Sagely
Canon C300 Demo: XXIT 2011 Short Teller
Hard Love 2011 Ralph
Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 2011 Dr. Kerr
Goodnight Burbank 2011 TV Series Yan Bobek
Runt 2011/III Short Clint
Vidor 2010 Short Old Rex
Carnies 2010 Video Panusch (voice)
Overlords, Incorporated 2010 Short Radiccio
The Morning Routine 2010 Short
The Damage Done 2010 Video short Jack McCrea
The Next Word 2010 Short Charles
The Godmother 2010 Short Gus Davis
Klikt 2009 Man / Clown
Privateer 2009 Short Dominique Youx
Mansfield Path 2009 Short Red
Running Away with Blackie 2009 Short The Figure
Immortally Yours 2009 Henry
The Insider's Guide to Film School 2008-2009 TV Series Professor Strauss
The League 2008 Short Nicolai Lennin
The Mentalist 2008 TV Series Gambler
Trickery Mimicry 2008 Farmer
Naya Din 2007 Short
The Recruited 2007 Short Jack Price
Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 2006 Video King Nothing
The Black Door 2006 Short The Judge
Outta Sync 2006 Dogsbody
All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos 2005 Fresh Dead Dead Raoul (as Canden Toy)
The Works 2004 Janitor
Irascible 2004 Short Gabby
Angel 2004 TV Series Prince of Lies
Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1999-2003 TV Series Ubervamp Übervamp Gnarl ...
Backgammon 2001 TV Announcer
My Chorus 2000 Short Dr. Fred
Faith 1997 Mailman
The Genius 1993 Patient

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Over Breakfast 2005 Short
Irascible 2004 Short
Zen Noir 2004
Deeper Mark 2002 Short

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
USA the Movie 2005 Video additional editor
Lightning Bug 2004 additional editor
Betaville 2001 additional editor

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Canon C300 Demo: XXIT 2011 Short assistant set decorator

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Irascible 2004 Short producer

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zen Noir 2004 post-production supervisor

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carnies 2010 Video special thanks
Saft 2009 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Standing in the Stars: The Peter Mayhew Story 2016 Documentary Himself
Men in Suits 2012 Video documentary Himself - Interviewee
From the Mouths of Babes 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' 2008 Documentary Himself
On the Lot 2007 TV Series Baba
Twisted History: Vampires 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 Maverick Movie Award Maverick Movie Awards Best Supporting Actor: Short Running Away with Blackie (2009)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 ISA Indie Series Awards Outstanding Lead Actor The Bay (2010)


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