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Dean Ween

Mickey Melchiondo (Dean Ween) was born on September 25, 1970. He grew up listening to everything from the Beatles to Parliament/Funkadelic to Leonard Cohen to Prince to the Ramones to Laurie Andersen. He met Aaron Freeman in a junior high school typing class in their hometown of New Hope, Pennsylvania, and although the two did not get along at ... See full bio »
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 2002-2005 Grounded for Life (TV Series) (26 episodes)
- Oh, What a Knight (2005) ... (as Ween)
- Hello, Goodbye (2005) ... (as Ween)
- Crazy (2005) ... (as Ween)
- The Letter(s) (2005) ... (as Ween)
- Tom Sawyer (2005) ... (as Ween)
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 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Make it With Chu")
 2005 Murderball (Documentary) (writer: "The F**ked Jam" - as Michael Melchiondo)
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (as Michael Melchiondo, "Ocean Man")
 2003 Riding in Vans with Boys (Video documentary) (writer: "The Rainbow" - as Michael Melchiondo, as Jr.)
 2002 Morvern Callar (writer: "Japanese Cowboy" - as Michael Melchiondo Jnr)
 2001 One Night at McCool's (writer: "Take Me Away" (1994) - as Michael Melchiondo Jr.)
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (writer: "Voodoo Lady" - as Michael Melchiondo Jr.)
 2000 Road Trip (writer: "Voodoo Lady" - as Michael Melchiondo)
 1997 U Turn (writer: "Piss Up a Rope" - as Michael Melchiondo)
 1994 It's Pat (writer: "Pork Roll Egg and Cheese", "Don't Get 2 Close (2 My Fantasy)" - as Michael Melchiondo, as Jr.)
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 2003-2005 Grounded for Life (TV Series) (composer - 8 episodes)
- Hello, Goodbye (2005) ... (composer: theme - as Ween)
- Crazy (2005) ... (composer: theme - as Ween)
- The Letter(s) (2005) ... (composer: theme - as Ween)
- Tom Sawyer (2005) ... (composer: theme - as Ween)
- Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? (2004) ... (composer: theme - as Ween)
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 2001 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Musical Guest
- Your Shoe's Untied/Squid's Day Off (2001) ... Musical Guest (voice)
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 2014 Riot on the Dance Floor (Documentary)
Himself
 2004 Ween Live in Chicago (Video documentary)
Himself
 2002 Crank Yankers (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.7 (2002) ... Himself (voice, as Ween)
 1998 South Park (TV Series)
Himself
- Chef Aid (1998) ... Himself (voice, as Ween)
 1994 It's Pat
Himself
 1993 Jane Pratt (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Homemade Media Festival (1993) ... Himself - Guest
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Alternate Names:

Ween

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

When we decide what's making the cut, we factor in how it works with the other songs. I don't think enough bands think in terms of records any more, but we definitely do. I get sick when I think about someone going to iTunes and downloading two songs off our album. It's not meant to be listened to that way. But you can't expect too much of people. That's how people listen to music and buy it. But... See more »

Trivia:

He and his whole family are rabid hockey (and Philadelphia Flyers) fans. See more »

Trademark:

Bends and holds the guitar low, almost touching the floor during many of his guitar solos.

Nickname:

Deaner See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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