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Tom Fletcher is the founding member, sometimes pianist, and rhythm guitarist of pop band McFly, (naming the band after the main character in his favourite film Back To The Future, Marty McFly.)
McFly made it into the Guinness Book of World Records, beating The Beatles out of the slot for "the youngest band to have a début album go straight to number one". Fletcher has written the majority of McFly`s songs with bandmate Danny Jones and Dougie Poynter, with occasional contributions by Harry Judd; James Bourne, formerly of Busted fame, has also assisted with songwriting on occasions. As of 20 June 2008, McFly have released four albums in total, their latest (Radio:ACTIVE) was primarily released as a supplement of the Mail On Sunday, the retail album version went on sale on 22 September 2008.
Tom attended Sylvia Young Theatre School and played "Oliver" in the westend musical at the London Palladium. Tom was also featured in a short film on AIDS awareness, appeared in a TV commercial for Curry`s and was once an extra in EastEnders, kicking a football in the background. He played a character called Dean in Grange Hill, but wasn`t a main character. Tom was also an extra on Live and Kicking, where he was sent to buy the boys their shopping. He has appeared briefly in the video for the 1995 Mike & The Mechanics song `Over My Shoulder`. Also, His voice was heard as "Spot" the dog in the Spot the Dog episode, Spot and his Grandparents Go to the Carnival.
Tom has also appeared, with the rest of McFly, in the 20th Century Fox film Just My Luck (2006), which also stars Lindsay Lohan and Chris Pine.
Sylvia Young Theatre School
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Thomas Michael Fletcher
Carrie Fletcher (Tom's Little sister)
Harry Judd (Band Mate), Dougie Poynter (Band Mate), Danny Jones (Band Mate), Olivia Shaw, Izzy Johnston
Giovanna Falcone (Girlfriend)
Thomas Michael "Tom" Fletcher (born 17 July 1985) is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist, children's author and YouTube vlogger. Among his accomplishments he is one of the lead vocalists and guitarists of English pop rock band McFly, in addition to being the group's founder and principal songwriter. He originally auditioned and was accepted into the band Busted before losing out on the place to Charlie Simpson after the record label Island decided the band should be a trio rather than a four-piece. He carried on writing with the band. In his twelve-year career as a professional songwriter, Fletcher has penned ten UK number one singles and twenty-one top ten singles. He is credited as having written songs for bands including One Direction, Busted, The Vamps and 5 Seconds of Summer.
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Pop rock, pop
Musician, singer-songwriter, author
Vocals, guitar, piano, drums, bass guitar, ukulele
McFly, James Bourne, Busted, McBusted
Carrie Hope Fletcher