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Bon Scott (1946–1980)

Ronald Belford Scott was born on July 9, 1946 in Kirriemuir, Scotland, UK. In 1952, the Scott family relocated to Australia. Bon's strong distaste for authority led him to quit his studies at the age of 15. Bon's earliest musical efforts were both on vocals and drums. His first "real" job in the music business was in a pop band called The ... See full bio »

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(age 33) in London, England, UK

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 2015 The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2011-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Party Night (2014) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" - uncredited)
- Episode #12.4 (2012) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.6 (2011) ... (writer: "T.N.T.")
 2014 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- US-1 #3 (2014) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2014 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cock of the Sleepwalk (2014) ... (writer: "If You Want Blood You Got It")
 2011-2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Hau'oli La Ho'omoaika'i (2013) ... (writer: "If You Want Blood (You've Got It)" - uncredited)
- Oia'i'o (2011) ... (writer: "Girls Got Rhythm")
 2002-2012 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Tame Impala Guest Program Rage (2012) ... (writer: "Jailbreak")
- Zakk Wylde Guest Programs Rage (2006) ... (writer: "Whole Lotta Rosie", "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap")
- Heaven and Hell Special (2003) ... (writer: "Let There Be Rock")
- Grinspoon Guest Program Rage (2002) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" (Live))
 2012 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Grand Final Footy Show 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" - uncredited)
 2012 Revolution (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" - uncredited)
 2012 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2006-2011 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Symphony of Illumination (2011) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" - uncredited)
- Life Among the Gorillas (2006) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.21 (2011) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
- Episode #19.135 (2011) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" - uncredited)
 2011 Stuttgart Homicide (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sorgenkinder (2011) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2011 Aufgspuit! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Schmidbauer mit Peter Cornelius (2011) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.68 (2011) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" - uncredited)
 2010 Shawn Hayes: Movie Critic (TV Series short) (writer: "Problem Child")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "T.N.T" - uncredited)
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Whistleblower (2010) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" - as Bon Scott, uncredited)
 2010 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.110 (2010) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" - uncredited)
 2008-2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (2010) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell", "Dirty Deeds", "Let There Be Rock" - as Bon Scott)
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (writer: "It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" - as Bon Scott)
- Karaoke Classics (2008) ... (writer: "T.N.T." - as Bon Scott)
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hell-O (2010) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" - uncredited)
 2009 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- El concert (2009) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
- Tot va bé? (2009) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
- Moguda a l'institut (2009) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
- Accelera! (2009) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
- De cap a l'infern (2009) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2008 Frag doch mal die Maus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nikolaus-Special (2008) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2008 Machen wir's auf Finnisch (TV Movie) (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2008 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (2008) ... (writer: "Kindly Deeds and They're Done for Free" - uncredited)
 2007 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Family (2007) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jump for Joy (2006) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell" - uncredited)
- Barn Burner (2006) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2005 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2005) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 2002-2005 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Jenseits von Afrika (2005) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell" - uncredited)
- Blütenträume (2004) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell")
- Fisch macht Druck (2003) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell")
- Ich war's (2003) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell")
- Alte Geschichten (2002) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell")
 2004 Family Bonds (TV Series) (writer: "T.N.T")
 2004 Woyzeck (TV Movie) (writer: "TNT")
 2003 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finders Keepers (2003) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell" - uncredited)
 2000 Die Harald Schmidt Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Show #804 - Scharpings gefährliche Fahrt zum Pentagon (2000) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 1998 Summerslam (TV Special) (writer: "Highway To Hell" - uncredited)
 1993-1998 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Historobohu (Tohu 1-7 bzw. 50) (1998) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell" - uncredited)
- Folge 12 - Das Schlechteste aus Tohuwabohu (1993) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" - uncredited)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Scared Straight (1993) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell" - as Bon Scott)
- Be All You Can Be (1993) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell (Live)")
- Way Down Mexico Way (1993) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell (Live Version)")
- Balloon (1993) ... (writer: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" - as Bon Scott)
 1980 Derrick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Eine unheimlich starke Persönlichkeit (1980) ... (writer: "Highway to Hell")
 1980 Aplauso (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 February 1980 (1980) ... (writer: "Highway To Hell")
 1978 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 June 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Rock'n'Roll Damnation")
- Episode dated 8 June 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Rock'n'Roll Damnation")
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Alternate Names:

AC/DC

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

There was no vocal training in my background, just a lot of good whisky. See more »

Trivia:

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of AC/DC) on March 10, 2003. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive singing voice

Nickname:

Bon

Star Sign:

Cancer

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