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Overview (4)

Born in Flint, Michigan, USA
Birth NameDonald Ward Preston
Nicknames Dom Dewilde
Biff Debris
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Don Preston was born on September 21, 1932 in Flint, Michigan, USA as Donald Ward Preston. He is known for his work on Apocalypse Now (1979), Eye of the Tiger (1986) and Android (1982). He is married to Tina. He was previously married to Roena DeWild.

Spouse (2)

Roena DeWild (? - ?) (divorced)
Tina (? - present)

Trivia (6)

At age 80, Don tours worldwide with Frank Zappa tribute band The Grandmothers of Invention (as of 2013).
Was a close friend of the late Robert Moog from 1969 until Bob Moog's death in 2005.
On-and-off member of Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention (1966-1974).
Was related to the great Charlton Heston by marriage. Don's daughter once met Charlton when he was in a play at the music center in downtown Los Angeles. She said he was all dressed in make-up and very kind and friendly.
At the age of twelve Preston was expelled from school for hypnotizing fellow students and a nun. The nuns beat his hands with a ruler when he made mistakes playing piano. Because of this, he developed a fondness for strange and dissonant music.
Has been a vegetarian since the age of 18.

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