Profile: The Police

Can you name the following facts about the rock band, the Police?

The singer/bassist
...whose real name is
The drummer
The guitarist
The original guitarist, fired in 1977
The main members' short-lived band with Gong's Mike Howlett
The Police's first single, released in May of 1977
Debut album (November, 1978)
That album's first single, about a prostitute from France
1979 rock opera in which the singer made his film debut
Second album (October, 1979)
That album's first single, about desert-island loneliness
UK #1 hit with a video filmed at Kennedy Space Center
Third album (October, 1980)
That album's #1 hit single with parallels to 'Lolita'
Fourth album (October, 1981)
That album's #1 hit single, a new wave love song
Final album (June, 1983)
That album's smash hit about surveillance and control
R&B/dance album that beat it for the Grammys' Album of the Year
1983 Coppola film for which the drummer composed the score
Comedian whose 1992 talk show's house band was led by the guitarist
Year the Police were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Opening track on their debut album and encore song on their final tour
Manhattan venue where the band played its last show in 2008
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