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Sammy Hagar (I)


Sammy Hagar was born on October 13, 1947 in Monterey, California, USA as Sam Roy Hagar. He has been married to Kari Hagar since November 29, 1995. They have two children. He was previously married to Betsy Berardi. See full bio »

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Known For

Back to the Future Part II
(1989)
Footloose
Footloose Soundtrack
(1984)
Over the Top
Over the Top Soundtrack
(1987)

Filmography

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  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode dated 4 January 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "I Can't Drive 55") / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55")
 2016 Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (TV Series) (performer - 7 episodes)
- Best of Season 1 (2016) ... (performer: "Goin' Down", "Sailin'", "Loose Lucy")
- Cabo Birthday Bash (2016) ... (performer: "Red Voodoo", "I Can't Drive 55" - uncredited)
- LA Grammy Museum (2016) ... (performer: "Red Voodoo", "Brother", "The Dragon" - uncredited)
- Carolina Rebellion (2016) ... (performer: "Red Voodoo", "Mas Tequila" - uncredited)
- Cooperstown (2016) ... (performer: "Red Voodoo", "School's Out" - uncredited)
 2016 The World's Greatest Tribute Bands (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fan Halen with Red Rocker Guest a Tribute to Van Halen (2016) ... ("There's Only One Way to Rock", "I Can't Drive 55")
 2016 The Big Interview with Dan Rather (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Special Edition - Sammy Hagar (2016) ... (performer: "I Can't Drive 55", "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy", "Inner Child", "Little White Lie" (uncredited), "Eagles Fly" (uncredited), "Heavy Metal" (uncredited), "Mas Tequila" (uncredited), "There's Only One Way to Rock" (uncredited), "Good Times Bad Times" (uncredited))
  Welcome to the Basement (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Back to the Future II (2015) ... (performer: "I Can't Drive 55") / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55")
 2015/I Guitar Man (Documentary) (performer: "Thank You") / (writer: "Rock Candy")
 2014 Classic Rock Roll of Honour: Presented by Orange Amplification (TV Movie) (performer: "Rock Candy")
 2014 Stand Up and Deliver (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cabo Relief (2014) ... (performer: "One Sip")
 2014 Today at Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 10 (2014) ... (writer: "Man on a Mission" - uncredited)
 2013 Heart & Friends: Home for the Holidays (TV Movie) ("All We Need Is An Island", "Santa's Going South")
 2013 A Concert for Ronnie Montrose: A Celebration of His Life in Music (TV Movie) (writer: "Make It Last", "Bad Motor Scooter", "Rock Candy", "Space Station No. 5")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Episode #21.193 (2013) ... (performer: "Knockdown Dragout")
- Episode #20.100 (2012) ... (writer: "Different Devil" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.146 (2011) ... (writer: "Heavy Metal" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.119 (2011) ... (performer: "I Can't Drive 55", "Why Can't This Be Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55", "Why Can't This Be Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Eastbound & Down (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chapter 18 (2012) ... (performer: "Winner Takes It All" - uncredited)
 2012 Twisted Metal (Video Game) (performer: "Heavy Metal", "I Can't Drive 55")
 2011 Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... (performer: "Rock Candy", "I Can't Drive 55", "One Way To Rock", "My Generation")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Finish What Ya Started" - uncredited)
  American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- 8 Finalists Compete (2011) ... (performer: "Heavy Metal") / (writer: "Heavy Metal")
 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ryan Seacrest/Patton Oswalt/Chickenfoot (2009) ... (writer: "Oh Yeah" - uncredited)
 2009 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rage Wild Card Special III (2009) ... (writer: "Dreams")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (performer: "I Can't Drive 55") / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55")
 2008 South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Major Boobage (2008) ... (performer: "Heavy Metal" - uncredited)
 2004 I'm Sammy Hagar (Short) (performer: "Why Can't This Be Love") / (writer: "Why Can't This Be Love")
 2003 Alias (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Higher Echelon (2003) ... (performer: "Serious JUJU")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Stand Up")
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Simpsons Bible Stories (1999) ... (performer: "Winner Take All" - uncredited)
 1998 Hey Hey It's Saturday (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 May 1998 (1998) ... (performer: "Both Sides Now")
 1997 Melinda: First Lady of Magic (TV Special) (performer: "I Can't Drive 55") / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55")
 1996 Twister (writer: "Humans Being")
 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (writer: "Dreams")
 1994 The Stöned Age (writer: "Rock Candy")
 1993 Van Halen Live: Right Here, Right Now (Video) (writer: "Poundcake", "Judgement Day", "Man on a Mission", "When It's Love", "In 'N' Out", "Right Now", "Pleasure Dome", "Spanked", "Runaround", "Finish What Ya Started", "Eagles Fly", "Cabo Wabo", "The Dream Is Over", "Top of the World")
 1992 Wayne's World ("ROCK CANDY")
 1991 1991 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Poundcake")
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (performer: "I Can't Drive 55") / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55")
 1987 Emu's Wide World (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (writer: "Turn Up the Music" - uncredited)
 1987 Over the Top (performer: "Winner Takes It All") / (producer: "Winner Takes It All")
 1986 Van Halen Live Without a Net (Video) (performer: "There's Only One Way To Rock", "Summer Nights", "Get Up", "5150", "Best Of Both Worlds", "Panama", "Love Walks In", "I Can't Drive 55", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Why Can't This Be Love", "Rock and Roll")
 1986 Out of Bounds (performer: "BURNIN' DOWN THE CITY") / (writer: "BURNIN' DOWN THE CITY")
 1985 Moving Violations (performer: "I Can't Drive 55") / (writer: "I Can't Drive 55")
 1985 Vision Quest (performer: "I'll Fall In Love Again") / (writer: "I'll Fall In Love Again")
 1985 The Sure Thing (performer: "Two Sides Of Love") / (writer: "Two Sides Of Love")
 1984 Footloose (performer: "The Girl Gets Around") / (writer: "The Girl Gets Around")
 1982 Fast Times at Ridgemont High (performer: "Fast Times at Ridgemont High") / (writer: "Fast Times at Ridgemont High")
 1981 Heavy Metal (performer: "Heavy Metal") / (writer: "Heavy Metal")
 1980 Up the Academy (performer: "Bad Reputation") / (writer: "Bad Reputation")
 1979 The Rose (lyrics: "Keep On Rockin'") / (music: "Keep On Rockin'")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Sammy Hagar & Friends". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Van Halen | Sammy

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's more luck than anything, unless you're a craftsman like Hall & Oates in their day. But even before you discover that formula, what it is is luck. And it's not always the greatest recording. It's not always the greatest take. The Stones have had some pretty raunchy hits that, if you pick apart, no one's really playing fantastically. It's really about the magic and the luck of hitting upon it. ... See more »

Trivia:

Co-owner, with Tyler Florence, of El Paseo restaurant in Mill Valley, California. See more »

Nickname:

Red Rocker

Star Sign:

Libra

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