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Stephen Clark (III) (1960–1991)

Guitar player and one of the original members of Def Leppard from 1977 until his death in 1991, Steve Clark was considered to be lightning in a bottle. He auditioned for the band wearing his guitar two notches too low, playing the guitar solo from Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Freebird". He adored the audience interaction and was a deeply troubled man. Steve ... See full bio »


(age 30) in London, England, UK

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Coyote Ugly
Coyote Ugly Soundtrack
That's My Boy
That's My Boy Soundtrack
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack
Rock Star
Rock Star Soundtrack


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 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Denis Leary/Molly Shannon/Kacey Musgraves (2015) ... (music: "Pour Some Sugar on Me")
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "Photograph")
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Rock of Ages" - uncredited)
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.156 (2012) ... (writer: "Pour Some Sugar on Me" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.152 (2012) ... (writer: "Rock of Ages" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.143 (2011) ... (writer: "Pour Some Sugar on Me")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "Rock Of Ages" - as Steve Clark)
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Wave of British Heavy Metal (2011) ... (writer: "Getcha Rocks Off", "Hello America", "Rock of Ages", "Photograph")
 2011 The Apprentice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 7Up Finale Part 2: Sweet Victory (2011) ... (writer: "Pour Some Sugar On Me', "Rock Of Ages" - uncredited)
 2009 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rage Wild Card Special III (2009) ... (writer: "Love Bites")
 2007 Balls of Fury (writer: "Rock Of Ages", "Photograph", "Pour Some Sugar On Me" - as Steve Clark)
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Helping Handis (2006) ... (writer: "Pour Some Sugar On Me" - as Steve Clark, uncredited)
 2001 On the Line (writer: "Pour Some Sugar On Me")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Rock Rock! (Till You Drop)" - as Steve Clark)
 2000 Lucky Numbers (writer: "Excitable" - as Steve Clark)
 2000 Coyote Ugly (writer: "Pour Some Sugar On Me")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sign Here (1993) ... (writer: "Animal")
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 2002 Classic Albums: Def Leppard - Hysteria (Video documentary)
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 1989 Brit Awards 1989 (TV Special)
Himself (as Def Leppard)
 1987-1989 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 February 1989 (1989) ... Himself (as Def Leppard)
- Episode dated 17 September 1987 (1987) ... Himself (as Def Leppard)
- Episode dated 13 August 1987 (1987) ... Himself (as Def Leppard)
 1988 Historia (Video documentary)
Lead guitar
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 2005 Def Leppard: Rock of Ages (Video)

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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Def Leppard


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Many of the songs he recorded (as a member of Def Leppard) were released by them posthumously on Def Leppard's Adrenalize album in 1992, and their RetroActive compilation in 1993. See more »



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