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Rick Allen (VII)

Rick Allen was born on November 1, 1963 in Sheffield, England as Richard John Cyril Allen. He has been married to Lauren Monroe since October 10, 2003. They have one child. He was previously married to Stacy Gilbert. See full bio »
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Known For

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack
That's My Boy
That's My Boy Soundtrack
Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages Soundtrack
Balls of Fury
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 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "Photograph" - as Richard John Cyril Allen)
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Rock of Ages", "Pour Some Sugar on Me", "Bringin' on the Heartbreak" - as Richard Allen)
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "Rock Of Ages")
 2010 Skateland (writer: "ROCK OF AGES")
 2007 Balls of Fury (writer: "Rock Of Ages", "Photograph", "Pour Some Sugar On Me" - as Richard Allen)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Allen is referenced in the song "Why's Everybody Always Pickin' on Me?" (on the Bloodhound Gang's album, One Fierce Beer Coaster) in which the line "The drummer from Def Leppard's only got one arm!" is shouted nine times in a row. He's also referred to by Goldie Lookin' Chain in their song 'Self Suicide': "That drummer from Def Leppard, his arm's made ten times more money than he has.". See more »


Famously plays with one arm having lost the other in a car accident


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