Down 132 this week

Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970)

Jimi Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, on November 27, 1942. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from alcoholism, Hendrix was sent to live with relatives in Berkeley, California. When his father returned from Europe in 1945 he... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 22 people
created 24 Jun 2011
a list of 47 people
created 04 Jun 2012
a list of 25 people
created 13 Sep 2012
a list of 42 people
created 26 Jul 2013
a list of 33 people
created 1 week ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jimi Hendrix.

User Polls

1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For


Sorry, looks like we are having some difficulty rendering this content. Please try again in a few minutes.

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Last Experience" (ZZB) See more »

Publicity Listings:

18 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 25 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jimi Hendrix Experience | The Jimi Hendrix Experience


5' 10" (1.78 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Once you're dead, you're made for life. See more »


Hendrix played left-handed, much to the chagrin of his father, who believed that playing left-handed was a sign of the Devil! As Jimi's brother witnessed, Jimi played right-handed when his father was present. After the elder Hendrix left the room, Jimi would use his famous left hand. However, Jimi wrote with his right hand. See more »


Brightly colored outfits See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Which song of Hendrix is your favorite?? alicia-angel92
Which Is Jimi's Best Album? tparker2384
Hmmm... ousside
The Movie - what happend? cpt-sparrow
New Songs coming March 9, 2010 thesulaco
Jimi was murdered? mika-93
Discuss Jimi Hendrix on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page