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James Hetfield (I)


His parents were divorced, and at a young age, he lost his mother to cancer. He grew up hunting, playing guitar, and was an ordinary quiet kid. Lars Ulrich put out an ad in 1981 in a newspaper asking somebody to jam out and listen to rock music with him and he replied. Lars and James hooked up, and started the band, Metallica. See full bio »
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 2014 Howard Stern Birthday Bash (Video) (performer: "Happy Birthday to You")
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "One")
 2014 Hellion (writer: "Battery", "Metal Militia")
 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 23 September 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 2013 Metallica Through the Never (writer: "Ride the Lightning", "Cyanide", "Creeping Death", "For Whom the Bells Tolls", "...And Justice for All", "Whiplash", "Master Of Puppets", "Orion", "Fuel", "Enter Sandman", "One", "The Memory Remains", "Wherever I May Roam", "Battery", "Nothing Else Matters", "Hit The Lights")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "Whiplash")
 2012 Project X (writer: "Battery")
 2012 Anton Corbijn Inside Out (Documentary) (writer: "Mama Said")
 2012 Revenge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Duress (2012) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.26 (2011) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.21 (2011) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.52 (2010) ... (writer: "Ride the Lightning")
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #19.15 (2011) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.12 (2011) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
- Episode #18.51 (2010) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
 2011 Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (Documentary) (writer: "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "Fade to Black", "The Day That Never Comes")
 2011 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman")
 2011 Cry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the World (Video documentary) (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 2010 Trauma (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tunnel Vision (2010) ... (writer: "Hero of the Day")
 2010 Super Bowl XLIV (TV Special) (writer: "Cyanide" - uncredited)
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (writer: "ENTER SANDMAN")
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Known Unknowns (2009) ... (writer: "Fuel" - uncredited)
 2009 WWF Raw (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 October 2009 (2009) ... (writer: "Fuel")
 2009 Zombieland (writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls")
 2009 David Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie) (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2008 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rage 'Ready for My Close Up' Special (2008) ... (writer: "The Memory Remains")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "One")
 2007 Heavy Metal in Baghdad (Documentary) (writer: "Fade to Black")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) ("Enter Sandman")
 2006 The Darwin Awards (writer: "No Leaf Clover", "Sad but True")
 2005 Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (Documentary) (writer: "Master of Puppets" - as Hetfield)
 2005 The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video documentary) (writer: "Mama Said", "Hero Of the Day")
 2005 The Devil and Daniel Johnston (Documentary) (writer: "Master of Puppets")
 2004 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (Documentary) (writer: "Frantic", "Seek and Destroy", "Some Kind of Monster", "Dirty Window", "My World", "Shoot Me Again", "Enter Sandman", "Purify", "Master of Puppets", "The Shortest Straw", "Sad But True", "The Unnamed Feeling", "Sweet Amber", "All Within My Hands", "Damage, Inc.", "St. Anger", "Battery", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Invisible Kid" - as Hetfield)
 2003 Old School (writer: "Master Of Puppets")
 2003 Biker Boyz (writer: "We Did It Again")
 2001 The Forsaken (writer: "Enter Sandman" - as James Alan Hetfield)
 1999-2001 WCW Monday Nitro (TV Series) (writer - 45 episodes)
- Night of Champions (2001) ... (writer: "Seek & Destroy")
- Episode #1.269 (2000) ... (writer: "Seek & Destroy")
- Episode #1.268 (2000) ... (writer: "Seek & Destroy")
- Episode #1.265 (2000) ... (writer: "Seek & Destroy")
- Episode #1.264 (2000) ... (writer: "Seek & Destroy")
 2001/I The Pledge (writer: "Poor Twisted Me")
 2000 Mission: Impossible II ("I DISAPPEAR")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Knight in White Satin Armor (2000) ... (writer: "The Memory Remains")
 1999 XPW Hardcore Conception! (Video) (writer: "Wherever I May Roam")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (writer: "MOTORBREATH")
 1999 South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (performer: "Hell Isn't Good")
 1999 American Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Fight Fire With Fire")
 1998 Hero of the Day (Video) (writer: "Hero of the Day")
 1998 Metallica: Cunning Stunts (Video documentary) (writer: "Creeping Death", "Sad but True", "Ain't My Bitch", "Hero of the Day", "King Nothing", "One", "Fuel", "Nothing Else Matters", "Until It Sleeps", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Wherever I May Roam", "Fade to Black", "Ride the Lightning", "No Remorse", "Hit the Lights", "The Four Horsemen", "Seek & Destroy", "Fight Fire with Fire", "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman", "Motorbreath")
 1998 Your Friends & Neighbors (writer: "Enter Sandman", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "Wherever I May Roam")
 1998 Disturbing Behavior (writer: "Harvester Of Sorrow")
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Full Court Press (1998) ... (writer: "Ain't My Bitch" - uncredited)
 1997 Spawn (writer: "For Whom the Bell Tolls (The Irony of it All)" - as Hetfield)
 1996 Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (Documentary) (writer: "Welcome Home (Sanitarium), "The Call of Ktulu", "Orion")
 1994 ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994 (Video) (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
 1987 Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! (Video documentary) (writer: "Creeping Death", "Damage, Inc.", "Whiplash", "Master of Puppets", "The Four Horsemen", "Fade To Black", "Seek & Destroy", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "For Whom The Bell Tolls")
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Album: "Load:. See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hetfield | Metallica

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[at the end of concerts] Thank you, friends! See more »

Trivia:

Member of The National Rifle Association. See more »

Trademark:

ESP guitars See more »

Nickname:

Papa Het See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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