Coyote Shivers

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Coyote Shivers
Birth nameFrancis Shivers
Born (1965-09-24) September 24, 1965 (age 53)
OriginToronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s)Actor, singer

Francis "Coyote" Shivers (born September 24, 1965) is a Canadian musician and actor.

Music and acting[edit]

Shivers co-produced the first single for the band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet. The B-side to that single, "Having an Average Weekend," became the theme to the television show The Kids in the Hall. He also co-produced the band's first two albums.

He also played guitar in the instrumental rock band Sharkskin. After a series of moves, he ended up in New York City, where he joined The Dave Rave Conspiracy, playing guitar for them. During this time, he appeared in the movies Empire Records and Johnny Mnemonic. He also made cameo appearances in Smut and Dirty Love. He continued playing music, eventually gathering a back-up band to create and record his first solo album on Mutiny Records, the self-titled Coyote Shivers with the assistance of Billy Ficca (Richard Hell, Television) and Jack Pedler on drums.

Toured briefly with British rock band Jagged Edge during 2000.

He toured as a member of the opening act for KISS[citation needed], during their reunion tour. He released several limited edition CD singles and the five-song CD 1/2 A Rock & Roll Record shortly afterward. He also appeared in the movies Down And Out With The Dolls directed by Kurt Voss, and Girl In 3D directed by Luis Aira.[1] He also made a string of cameo appearances in films playing "himself" and released the double CD Coyote Shivers Gives It To Ya. Twice.

Personal life[edit]

Shivers was married to model and singer Bebe Buell from 1992 to 1999.

He and actress Pauley Perrette were married in 2000. Perrette and Shivers separated in 2004 and obtained a divorce in 2006. Buell, Perrette, and ex-girlfriend Angela Garber all allege that Shivers has a pattern of physical, sexual and psychological abuse, stalking, and legal harassment.[2] In 2008, the Los Angeles County Superior Court declared Shivers a vexatious litigant, thus barring him from filing any court actions without review by a judge who will ensure that the court action has legal merit and is not intended to harass or intimidate.[3]

In March 2010, he married Brazilian author and journalist Mayra Dias Gomes in a private ceremony in Las Vegas.[4]



  • Coyote Shivers (1996) Mutiny Zoo
  • 1/2 A Rock & Roll Record (1999) The Orchard (EP)
  • Gives It To Ya. Twice (2004) Foodchain Records (double CD)

Soundtrack contributions[edit]



  1. ^ Robert Koehler (2005-06-06). "Girl in 3D". Variety. p. 29.
  2. ^ "'NCIS' Actress Pauley Perrette's Endless Nightmare Divorce". Fox News. 2006-09-28. Archived from the original on 2013-05-22. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  3. ^ "Vexatious Litigants List" (PDF). p. 54. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-12-22. Retrieved 2017-06-05.
  4. ^ "A escritora Mayra Dias Gomes se casa com o músico Coyote Shivers". (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro. 2010-03-16. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2010-06-21.
  5. ^ Eddie Cockrell (2001-07-30). "Down and Out with the Dolls". Variety. p. 20.

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