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John Entwistle (1944–2002)


John Entwistle was born on October 9, 1944 in Chiswick, London, England as John Alec Entwistle. He was married to Maxene Harlow and Alison Wise. He died on June 27, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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(age 57) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Known For

Tommy
Tommy Music Department
(1975)
The Kids Are Alright
The Kids Are Alright Music Department
(1979)
Monterey Pop
Monterey Pop Performers
(1968)

Filmography

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 2014 Lambert & Stamp (Documentary) (writer: "Heaven & Hell", "Someone's Coming" - as John Alec Entwistle) / (writer: "The Ox")
 2012 The Who Live in Texas '75 (Video) (writer: "Boris The Spider" - uncredited)
 2009 The Who: At Kilburn 1977 (Video) (writer: "My Wife / Going Mobile")
 2007 Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (Documentary) (writer: "Boris The Spider", "Fiddle About", "Heinz Baked Beans", "The Ox")
 2006 The Who: The Vegas Job (Video documentary) (writer: "My Wife")
 1998 Listening to You: The Who at the Isle of Wight 1970 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Heaven And Hell")
 1993 The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey (Documentary) (writer: "Fiddle About", "Cousin Kevin")
 1980 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Airplane Show (1980) ... (writer: "Had Enough")
 1979 The Kids Are Alright (Documentary) (writer: "Success Story")
 1975 Tommy (performer: "Prologue-1945" (uncredited), "Christmas" (uncredited), "Eyesight To The Blind", "Acid Queen" (uncredited), "Fiddle About" (uncredited), "Smash the Mirror" (uncredited), "I'm Free" (uncredited), "Sensation" (uncredited), "We're Not Gonna Take It" (uncredited), "Listening to You/See Me, Feel Me" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Cousin Kevin", "Fiddle About" - uncredited)
 1975 Rape Victims (writer: "Overture" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Album: "Whistle Rhymes" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Ox | Mr. Thunderfinger | The Who

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

He [Keith Moon] didn't play [drums] from left to right, or from right to left, he'd play forward; I've never seen anyone play like that before or since. See more »

Trivia:

Entwistle earned the nickname, "The Ox", not due to his temperament or size, but because of his constitution; he had the reputation of being able to party the most of any of his band mates, even (especially) the legendary Moon. Many found the broad-shouldered bass-player intimidating, and he was often thought of as a larger man than he actually was (being about 6 feet even, the same height as The... See more »

Trademark:

Would wear military or police uniform tops on stage in the early days. See more »

Nickname:

The Ox See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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