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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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Zombieland Soundtrack
(2009)
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X-Men: Apocalypse Soundtrack
(2016)
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(1997)

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 2017 Stranger Things (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Eight: The Mind Flayer (2017) ... (writer: "The Four Horsemen")
 2005-2017 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lost and Found (2017) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
- Phantom Traveler (2005) ... (writer: "Some Kind of Monster")
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
 2017 Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Acoustic 4 a Cure (2017) ... (performer: "Piece Of My Heart/The Joker")
 2017 The 59th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Moth into Flame")
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jude Law/Sterling K. Brown/Macklemore feat. Ariana DeBoo (2016) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
- Margot Robbie/Vice President Joe Biden/Metallica (2016) ... (writer: "Moth into Flame")
 2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "One Tin Soldier" by Coven (2016) ... (writer: "One")
 2016 The Voice Thailand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions, Week 3 (2016) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 2016 Pinheads (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charlie Is Pregnant (2016) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 2013-2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 September 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Master Of Puppets")
- Episode dated 23 September 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 2014 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cillian Murphy/Jennifer Carpenter/Metallica (2014) ... (writer: "Sad but True")
 2014 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gerry Redux! (2014) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman" - uncredited)
 2014 The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "One")
 2012 Mulatschag (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.216 (2012) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 2012 Revenge (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Duress (2012) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters" - uncredited)
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Thrash (2011) ... (writer: "Phantom Lord", "Hit the Lights", "The Four Horsemen", "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman", "Nothing Else Matters", "Cyanide")
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (writer: "Hit the Lights")
 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 Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman")
 2011 WrestleMania XXVII (TV Special) (writer: "For Whom The Bell Tolls")
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 5. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2010 Trauma (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tunnel Vision (2010) ... (writer: "Hero of the Day")
 2010 Super Bowl XLIV (TV Special) (writer: "Cyanide" - uncredited)
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Known Unknowns (2009) ... (writer: "Fuel" - uncredited)
 2009 WWE Raw (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.43 (2009) ... (writer: "Fuel")
 2009 California's Gold (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Golden Knights (2009) ... (writer: "Fuel" - uncredited)
 2009 David Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie) (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2009 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2008 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rage 'Ready for My Close Up' Special (2008) ... (writer: "The Memory Remains")
 2007 Idool 2007 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Grote Liveshow 7 - Unplugged (2007) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2006 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Druhé finále: Rockové balady (2006) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer (2006) ... (writer: "Master Of Puppets")
 2006 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 8 - Unplugged (2006) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2005 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dritte Top 20 Show (2005) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rock (2005) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2004 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Up Close & Personal Special (2004) ... (writer: "Nothing Else Matters")
 2004 I Love the '90s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1991 (2004) ... (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 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")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Knight in White Satin Armor (2000) ... (writer: "The Memory Remains")
 1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Full Court Press (1998) ... (writer: "Ain't My Bitch" - uncredited)
 1997 ECW Barely Legal (TV Special) (writer: "Enter Sandman")
 1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 May 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Until It Sleeps")
 1991 1991 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Enter Sandman")
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Other Works:

Album: "Load:. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hetfield | James | Metallica

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If I hadn't had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive. See more »

Trivia:

Member of The National Rifle Association. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently sings "Yeah!" in his songs See more »

Nickname:

Papa Het See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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