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Chad Smith (I)


Chad Gaylord Smith was born in St Paul, Minnesota on October 25th 1961. He later moved to Michigan, where, whilst he was still at school, ran away from home for a period of time. When he returned with a dog called Bong, his mother sent him to a boarding school, kept the dog and shortened his name to Bo. He worked at various jobs, including Gap, but... See full bio »

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  Drugaí Marú II (Short) (writer: "Suck My Kiss") (filming)
 2015/I The Intern (writer: "Break Ya Neck")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mark Ruffalo/Stephen Merchant/Romeo Santos (2014) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge", "Give It Away" - uncredited)
- Amanda Seyfried/Will Ferrell and Chad Smith/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2014) ... (writer: "Give It Away" - uncredited)
 2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Battles, Part 3 (2014) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El globo de helio (2014) ... (writer: "Aeroplane" - uncredited)
 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show (TV Movie) (writer: "Give It Away")
 2014 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elimination 1 (2014) ... (writer: "Scar Tissue" - uncredited)
 2013 The Armstrong Lie (Documentary) (writer: "Easily")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (2013) ... ("Under the Bridge")
 2013 Mein, Lover, sein Vater und ich (TV Movie) (writer: "Suck My Kiss" - uncredited)
 2012 Divorce (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (writer: "Californication")
 2012/I Flight (writer: "Under the Bridge")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cançons de viatge (2012) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.100 (2012) ... (writer: "Different Devil" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.115 (2011) ... (writer: "Give It Away" - uncredited)
 2012 A Documentary of Life (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- We're Gonna Get Shot (2012) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge")
 2011 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.10 (2011) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
 2011 Showboaters (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2011) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge" - uncredited)
 2011 Solyanka po-Piterski (Short) (writer: "Kant")
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2011) ... (writer: "Break Ya Neck")
- Top 20 Perform Again (2011) ... (writer: "Break Ya Neck")
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "Scar Tissue")
 2010/I The Fighter (writer: "Strip My Mind")
 2010 Law & Order: LA (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Echo Park (2010) ... (writer: "Venice Queen" - uncredited)
 2010 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- El gran concert (2010) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
- Compte enrere (2010) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
- La gira (2010) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
- Ressaca (2010) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
- Avis Road (2010) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
 2010 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- LDS Night with the Giants 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Snow (Hey Oh)")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Malaysian Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "By The Way")
- The Malaysian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "By The Way")
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bedrock (2010) ... (writer: "Bedrock Anthem")
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.114 (2010) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge")
 2009 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Maternal Capacitance (2009) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge" - uncredited)
 2008 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rage 'Ready for My Close Up' Special (2008) ... (writer: "Hump de Bump")
 2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (writer: "Suck My Kiss")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Suck My Kiss")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Dani California")
 2006 Cesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- První semifinále: Kluci (2006) ... (writer: "Otherside")
 2006 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006) ... (writer: "Dani California", "Give It Away")
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Californication")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Barn Burner (2006) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary) (writer: "Can't Stop")
 2005 Stealth (performer: "Nights in White Satin") / (producer: "Nights in White Satin")
 2005 Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Documentary) (writer: "Californication")
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) ... (writer: "Californication")
 2004 Chris Rock: Never Scared (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Venice Queen")
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Power of Equality" - as Smith)
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (writer: "Butterfly")
 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Videos (Video documentary) (writer: "Give It Away", "Suck My Kiss", "Under the Bridge", "Aeroplane", "My Friends", "Scar Tissue", "Around the World", "Otherside", "Californication", "Road Trippin'", "By the Way", "The Zephyr Song", "Can't Stop", "Universally Speaking", "Soul to Squeeze")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.9 (2003) ... (writer: "By the Way")
- Top 35 #1 (2003) ... (writer: "Aeroplane")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2003) (music - 1 episode, 2003)
- Jag nöjer mig inte med vad som helst (2003) ... (lyrics: "Can't Stop") / (music: "Can't Stop")
 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection (Video) (writer: "Bedrock Anthem")
 2003 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 6: Y2K (2003) ... (writer: "Universally Speaking")
 2003 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finale Liveshow (2003) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge")
- Liveshow #1 - Nummer 1 Hits (2003) ... (writer: "Under the Bridge")
 2002 Orange County ("Butterfly") / (writer: "Butterfly")
 2001 ER (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic (2001) ... (writer: "Blood, Sex, Sugar, Magik" - uncredited)
 2001 Saving Silverman (writer: "Butterfly")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) (writer: "Bedrock Anthem")
 1998 All Saints: The Video (Video) (writer: "Under the Bridge (MTV Live)", "Under the Bridge", "Under the Bridge (Acapella)" (uncredited) - as Smith)
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Give It Away" - as C. Smith)
 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Werewolf (1998) ... (writer: "Give It Away" - uncredited)
 1996 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Videos (Video) (writer: "Bedrock Anthem")
 1996 Twister (writer: "Melancholy Mechanics")
 1996 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 February 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "Aeroplane")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Sporting Goods (1993) ... (writer: "Breaking The Girl")
- Sperm Bank (1993) ... (writer: "Suck My Kiss")
- Sign Here (1993) ... (writer: "Show Me Your Soul")
 1993 Coneheads (writer: "Soul to Squeeze")
 1993 Amongst Friends (writer: "I Could've Lied")
 1992 Wayne's World ("SIKAMIKANICO")
 1990 Pretty Woman (writer: "Show Me Your Soul")
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Alternate Names:

Red Hot Chili Peppers | Red Hot Chilli Peppers | The Red Hot Chili Peppers

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Drummer (since 1988) for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. See more »

Trademark:

Baseball cap worn backwards See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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