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Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters front-man, will always be remembered as the drummer for Nirvana. But, drumming for a great band such as Nirvana is not Dave's only claim in the world of music. Dave's musical career began at age 15 as the guitarist and later as the drummer for a punk band called "Freak Baby". A year later, he was behind the drums for "... See full bio »
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 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "My God Is the Sun")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street (writer: "Everlong" - as Dave Grohl)
 2013 Zdravstvuyte, ya vasha Pyatnitsa! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Zdravstvuyte, ya vash rok! (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.27 (2013) ... (writer: "Any Weather" - as Dave Grohl)
 2011-2013 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Wild Thing #1 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Kamandi at Earth's End #1 (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Learn To Fly")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 18 episodes)
- Episode #21.128 (2013) ... (writer: "The Pretender" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.72 (2013) ... (writer: "The Pretender" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.8 (2012) ... (writer: "The Pretender" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.149 (2012) ... (writer: "The Pretender" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.113 (2012) ... (writer: "Walk" - uncredited)
 2012-2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2013) ... (writer: "Times Like These")
- Live Show 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2013) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2013 Chelsea Lately (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.17 (2013) ... (performer: "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain" - uncredited)
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "A Trick with No Sleeve", "You Can't Fix This", "The Man That Never Was", "Your Wife Is Calling", "Cut Me Some Slack", "If I Were Me", "Mantra", "Heaven and All", "Centipede", "From Can to Can't", "Time Slowing Down" - as Dave Grohl) / (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "A Trick with No Sleeve", "You Can't Fix This", "The Man That Never Was", "Your Wife Is Calling", "Cut Me Some Slack", "If I Were Me", "Mantra", "Heaven and All", "Centipede", "From Can to Can't", "Time Slowing Down" - as Dave Grohl)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1992 - 2012) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012)
- Martin Short/Paul McCartney (2012) ... (performer: "Cut Me Some Slack") / (writer: "Cut Me Some Slack")
- Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) ... (writer: "Rope", "Walk")
- Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (2010) ... (performer: "Fist Fight in the Parking Lot" - uncredited)
- Rob Morrow/Nirvana (1992) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - uncredited)
 2012 Australia's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi Final #1 (2012) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2012 21 Jump Street (performer: "Police and Thieves")
 2011 Young Adult (writer: "Big Me" - as Dave Grohl)
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 The Muppets (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eat, Love, Lather, Rinse, Repeat (2011) ... (writer: "Walk" - uncredited)
 2011 Real Steel (writer: "Miss the Misery" - as David Eric Grohl)
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.6 (2011) ... (writer: "Best of You" - uncredited)
 2011 Movin' on Up (TV Movie) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.117 (2011) ... (writer: "Rope" - uncredited)
 2011 Beauty Day (Documentary) (writer: "No Way Back", "DOA" - as David Eric Grohl)
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "Marigold", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "I'll Stick Around", "Alone + Easy Target", "Big Me", "Weenie Beenie", "Enough Space", "For All The Cows", "How I Miss You", "Everlong", "Skin And Bones" - as Dave Grohl)
 2010 Somewhere (writer: "My Hero")
 2010 The Other Guys (writer: "My Hero" - as Dave Grohl)
 2006-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) ... (writer: "Learn To Fly" - uncredited)
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Turkish Grand Prix (2010) ... ("All My Life", uncredited)
 2010 Lamastalgia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kadotettu sukupolvi - lama-ajan nuoret (2010) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2010 Lemmy (Documentary) (performer: "Run Rudolph Run")
 2009 eXploitation CinemA (Documentary short) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Ruby & the Rockits (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Smells Like Teen Drama (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2009 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- El concert (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Tot va bé? (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
- Moguda a l'institut (2009) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2008 60/90 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elvis i les Spice Girls (2008) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2008 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- VaYakhel (2008) ... (music: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2007 The Singing Bee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (writer: "The Pretender", "Breed")
 2007 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Filthy Lucre (2007) ... (writer: "The Pretender" - as Dave Grohl)
 2007 SingStar Amped (Video Game) (writer: "Best Of You")
 2007 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Through the Looking Glass (2007) ... (writer: "Scentless Apprentice")
 2007 La tele de tu vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (2007) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2007 I Think I Love My Wife (writer: "Tired of You" - as Dave Grohl)
 2007 Reno 911!: Miami (performer: "Police And Thieves")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Learn to Fly")
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "MONKEY WRENCH")
 2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (performer: "Beelzeboss (The Final Showdown)" - as Dave Grohl)
 2006/II Catch and Release (writer: "Razor" (2005) - as Dave Grohl)
 2004 The Perfect Score ("All My Life")
 2002 Life or Something Like It (writer: "Learn to Fly")
 2002 Daria in 'Is It College Yet?' (TV Movie) (writer: "Learn to Fly")
 2002 Orange County (as Dave Grohl, "The One")
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "My Hero")
 2001 Out Cold (writer: "Win Or Lose" - as Dave Grohl)
 2001 Undergrads (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drunks (2001) ... (writer: "Everlong" - as Dave Grohl)
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (writer: "ZIDLER'S RAP (Medley)")
 2000 Little Nicky (performer: "Everlong" - as Dave Grohl) / (writer: "Everlong" - as Dave Grohl)
 2000 Cássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao Vivo (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 2000 Loser (writer: "Aurora" - as Dave Grohl)
 2000 Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Of Human Bonding (2000) ... (writer: "Learn to Fly")
 2000 Here on Earth (writer: "Breakout" - as Dave Grohl)
 2000 Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 2 (Video) (writer: "My Hero" - as Dave Grohl)
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) (writer: "Smells Like Nirvana")
 1999 Gran Turismo 2 (Video Game) (writer: "My Hero" - as Dave Grohl)
 1999 Varsity Blues (writer: "My Hero" - as Dave Grohl)
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "This is a Call")
 1998 The X Files (writer: "Walking After You" - as Dave Grohl)
 1997 Scream 2 (writer: "Dear Lover" - as D. Grohl)
 1997 This Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Apocalypse Wow! (1997) ... (writer: "Walking After You" - uncredited)
 1997 Touch (performer: "This Loving Thing (Lynn's Song)", "How Do You Do", "Touch") / (writer: "This Loving Thing (Lynn's Song)", "How Do You Do", "Touch")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Customers Suck (1993) ... (writer: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - as Dave Grohl)
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Other Works:

Directed video for "Monkey Wrench", from the album "The Colour and the Shape" (1997, Roswell/Capitol) See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Backbeat | Foo Fighters | The Foo Fighters | Dave Grohl | Nirvana | Them Crooked Vultures

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I discovered punk rock, the only punk rockers I'd seen were on Quincy. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter (with wife Jordyn) Violet Mae Grohl (b. April 15, 2006). She is named after Dave's maternal grandmother. See more »

Nickname:

Stinger See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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