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Pat Smear was born on August 5, 1959 in West Los Angeles, California, USA as Georg Albert Ruthenberg. See full bio »
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 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amy Adams/Nick Offerman/Foo Fighters (2014) ... (writer: "I Am a River")
 2014 The Concert for Valor (TV Special) (writer: "My Hero")
 2011-2014 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jessica Chastain/Lenny Marcus/The Foo Fighters (2014) ... (writer: "Something from Nothing")
- Episode #18.117 (2011) ... (writer: "Rope")
 2014 Howard Stern Birthday Bash (Video) (writer: "My Hero")
 2013 Sound City (Documentary) (performer: "The Man That Never Was", "Your Wife Is Calling", "Cut Me Some Slack") / (writer: "The Man That Never Was", "Cut Me Some Slack")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Martin Short/Paul McCartney (2012) ... (performer: "Cut Me Some Slack") / (writer: "Cut Me Some Slack")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.113 (2012) ... (writer: "Walk" - uncredited)
 2011 Real Steel (writer: "Miss the Misery")
 2010 Somewhere (writer: "My Hero")
 2010 The Other Guys (writer: "My Hero" - as Georg Ruthenberg)
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "MONKEY WRENCH")
 2004 Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Manimal" - as George Ruthenberg)
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Lexicon Devil" - as Georg Ruthenberg)
 2001 Not Another Teen Movie (writer: "My Hero")
 2000 Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 2 (Video) (writer: "My Hero" - as Pat Smears)
 1999 Gran Turismo 2 (Video Game) (writer: "My Hero")
 1999 Varsity Blues (writer: "My Hero")
 1983 Suburbia (writer: "No God")
 1980 Cruising (writer: "Lions Share")
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He is a guitarist. He played guitar for The Germs from 1977 to 1980. He played guitar for Nirvana 1993 to 1994. He played guitar for the Foo Fighters 1994 to 1997.

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Alternate Names:

Foo Fighters | Nirvana | Pat Ruthensmear


5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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