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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 19 May 1954Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Birth NamePhillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Phil Rudd was born on May 19, 1954 in Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis. He was previously married to Lisa O'Brien.

Spouse (1)

Lisa O'Brien (1983 - 2004) (separated) (2 children)

Trivia (7)

Fired from AC/DC' in 1983 due to excessive pot smoking, irresponsible behavior with women, and a bitter physical confrontation with an unnamed member of the band. Went through many years of rehab, and was rehired by the band in 1995.
Longtime drummer for the famous hard rock group AC/DC.
Became a helicopter pilot during his 12 year absence from AC/DC.
Drummer.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of AC/DC) on 10 March 2003.
Shares a birthday with ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill and Pete Townshend of The Who and vocalist Joey Ramone of 'the Ramones.'
Since Mark Evans' departure, he is the only member of AC/DC to have been born in Australia.

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