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Lee Ving

Lee Ving was born on April 10, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA as Lee James Jude Capallero. He is best known as the frontman for the seminal L.A. hardcore punk band Fear. His film appearances include Flashdance (1983), Streets Of Fire (1984) and Clue (1985). He was also one of the principal subjects featured in the punk music documentary The Decline Of ... See full bio »
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Flashdance Johnny C.
Clue Mr. Boddy
Sound City
Sound City Himself


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  The Castle (TV Series short) (post-production)
 2006 You Owe Us. (Short)
 2001 Fast Sofa
Leather Jacket
 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills
Varney (as Lee Ving James)
 1990 Masters of Menace
Roy Boy
 1989 Grave Secrets
 1988 Pulse Pounders (Dungeonmaster 2 sequence)
 1987 Dudes
 1987 Scenes from the Goldmine
Ian Weymouth
 1987 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Jake Maguire
- Walk on the Mild Side (1987) ... Jake Maguire
 1984-1987 Fame (TV Series)
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Sam Taylor
- The Battle of Las Vegas (1987) ... Sam Taylor
 1986 Oceans of Fire (TV Movie)
 1986 Fast Times (TV Series)
Intimidating Guy
- The Last Laugh (1986) ... Intimidating Guy
 1985 Clue
Mr. Boddy
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Curt Venner (segment "Incident in a Small Jail")
- Pilot (1985) ... Curt Venner (segment "Incident in a Small Jail")
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
Virgil Powell
- Dog Eat Dog (1985) ... Virgil Powell
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie)
The Dawn Patrol
 1984 Three's a Crowd (TV Series)
Man #2
- A Matter of Money (1984) ... Man #2
 1984 The Wild Life
 1984 Streets of Fire
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
- Take the Credit and Run (1984) ... Cole
 1983 Nightmares
William Henry Glazier (segment "Terror in Topanga") (as Lee James Jude)
 1983 Get Crazy
 1981 American Pop
Punk Rocker (voice, as Lee James Jude)
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Show Show Self (5 credits)

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Lee Ving is the lead singer of the controversial punk band band Fear, which appeared in the documentary The Decline Of Western Civilization. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lee Ving James | Lee James Jude


5' 7½" (1.71 m)

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Was in MD.45 with Dave Mustaine. They recorded one album in 1996 with Lee on Vocals. Mustaine replaced Lee's vocals on the remastered version that came out in 2004, because the original tapes of his vocal tracks were lost. See more »

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