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David Lee Roth

David Lee Roth was born in Bloomington Indiana in 1954. A few years later, his father Nathan, a doctor, moved the family to sunny California. The move proved to be a good one because while attending Pasadena Community College, David hooked up with the Van Halen brothers and Michael Anthony to form the Mighty Van Halen hard rock band. Their debut album was in 1978, the self titled album "Van Halen". Their biggest success was the song "Jump" in 1984 - the song reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts. In 1985, Dave decided to branch out on his own and leave the popular Van Halen. Dave's EP "Crazy From The Heat" was a hit and his solo career was on its way. As years passed, Dave's solo career faded. In 1996, Van Halen and Dave reconvened (due to the departure of Dave's replacement, Sammy Hagar) for two new songs on the band's greatest hits CD. Their reunion was short lived as the Van Halen brothers chose a another singer (Gary Cherone formerly of Extreme) over Dave. In 1997, he wrote and released his autobiography book titled "Crazy From The Heat". These days, he still tours as a solo artist.

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Oct 10, 1954 In Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series 20/20 1978-06-06
Latest Project:
Series Stalker 2014-10-01
Known For
Poster of Glee
Poster of Chuck
Poster of The Sopranos
Poster of South Park
Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock Unknown 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Stalker Unknown 2014-10-01
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us Unknown 2013-04-14
The Voice UK Unknown 2012-03-24
Glee Unknown 2009-05-19
Total Wipeout Unknown 2009-01-03
Chuck Unknown 2007-09-24
Dancing on Ice Unknown 2006-01-08
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
I Want to Be a Hilton Self 1 episode, 2005 2005-06-21
American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Freaks and Geeks Unknown 1999-09-25
South Park Unknown 1997-05-02
Behind the Music Unknown 1997-08-17
Beavis and Butt-Head Unknown 1993-03-08
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
20/20 Unknown 1978-06-06
WKRP in Cincinnati Unknown 1978-09-18