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John Anthony Frusciante was born on March 5, 1970, in New York. He became interested in rock music at an early age. After his parents divorced, John and his mother moved to California when he was seven. When he was nine, his stepfather offered him his first acoustic guitar. John taught himself how to play guitar, and for the next several years he ... See full bio »
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 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 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 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 The Man with the Iron Fists (performer: "Foregrow") / (writer: "Unpredictable", "Foregrow")
 2012/I Flight (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 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale: Winner Announced (2011) ... (writer: "Break Ya Neck")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.115 (2011) ... (writer: "Give It Away" - uncredited)
 2011 Foo Fighters: Back and Forth (Documentary) (writer: "Scar Tissue")
 2011 Down the Shore (performer: "Song to the Siren")
 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 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 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tom Hanks/Red Hot Chili Peppers (2006) ... (writer: "Dani California", "Give It Away")
 2006 Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone (Documentary) (performer: "Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World")
 2006 Coachella (Video documentary) (writer: "Californication")
 2006 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Barn Burner (2006) ... (writer: "Give It Away")
 2005 Stealth (performer: "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")
 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", "Scar Tissue", "Around the World", "Otherside", "Californication", "Road Trippin'", "By the Way", "The Zephyr Song", "Can't Stop", "Universally Speaking", "Soul to Squeeze")
 2002 24 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (2002) ... (performer: "Remain" - uncredited)
 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")
 2001 Things Behind the Sun (performer: "A System for Shutting Everything Out") / (writer: "A System for Shutting Everything Out")
 1998 All Saints: The Video (Video) (writer: "Under the Bridge (MTV Live)", "Under the Bridge", "Under the Bridge (Acapella)" (uncredited) - as Frusciante)
 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Werewolf (1998) ... (writer: "Give It Away" - uncredited)
 1993 Gift (Video documentary) (performer: "Ants") / (writer: "Ants")
 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" - as Jonathan Frusciante)
 1993 Stuff (TV Short) (writer: "Unknown")
 1992 Wayne's World ("SIKAMIKANICO")
 1990 Pretty Woman (writer: "Show Me Your Soul")
 1989 Say Anything... (writer: "Taste The Pain")
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Other Works:

Album: "Smile From The Streets You Hold" (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


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Well, it was put to me by "that guy" [the guardian spirit] when I was, like, four. So I went into my parents' record collection and found a rock'n'roll compilation. And when my mom asked if I wanted to move to L.A., I said, "Yeah," because I knew that was where the rock stars were. I was seven. Then when I found punk and listened to the Germs, I started seeing how I was part of this. I remember ... See more »


With the Red Hot Chili Peppers, he has appeared on five albums. Those albums are called "Mother's Milk" (1989), "Blood Sugar Sex Magik" (1991), "Californication" (1999), "By the Way" (2002) and "Stadium Arcadium" (2006). See more »


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