Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE, better known by his stage name, Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer, and bassist for the rock band, The Police.
For Disney, he contributed to the Academy Award-nominated song "My Funny Friend and Me" (which he also sang in Italian and performed at the 2001 Academy Awards) in The Emperor's New Groove as well as the song "Perfect World". He was previously attached to the film's original musical draft Kingdom of the Sun, the development of which was chronicled in the documentary film, The Sweatbox, which was produced and directed by his wife Trudy Styler. He also contributed to the Golden Globe Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated song "Until" in the 2001 Miramax film, Kate & Leopold.
- He was considered for the role of Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, along with Tim Curry, John Cleese, Christopher Lee, Roddy McDowall, Eddie Deezen, Jon Pertwee, John Lithgow, Willem Dafoe, John Malkovich, Gabriel Byrne, Tim Robbins, Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Richard Gere, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Ron Perlman, and Jeff Goldblum.