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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 15 December 1947Mountain View, California, USA
Birth NameRodney Ray Bingenheimer
Nicknames Rodney on the Roq
The Mayor of the Sunset Strip
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rodney Bingenheimer was born on December 15, 1947 in Mountain View, California, USA as Rodney Ray Bingenheimer. He is known for his work on Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003), End of the Century (2003) and X: The Unheard Music (1986).

Trivia (8)

Longtime disc jockey on Los Angeles station KROQ-FM and area clubs.
Hosts the radio show "Rodney on the Roq" after LoveLine on 106.7 KROQ, from midnight to 3 am.
Has appeared as an extra during various 1960s television guest appearances by major rock n' roll bands of the era. Auditioned for the role on The Monkees (1966) that eventually went to Davy Jones, but was so strikingly similar in appearance, he was hired as Davy's stand-in on the sitcom.
His nickname, "Mayor of the Sunset Strip", was coined by Sal Mineo.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on March 9, 2007.
Is portrayed by Keir O'Donnell in The Runaways (2010).
Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame near his longtime friend David Bowie's star.
Currently living in Los Angeles, California. [October 2009]

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