Adam Horovitz (I)


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After leaving his band "The Young And The Useless", Adam Horovitz joined Mike D and Adam Yauch in the Beastie Boys, opening for Madonna on her famous "Like a Virgin" tour. Adam has also appeared in films such as Lost Angels (1989) with Donald Sutherland and Roadside Prophets (1992) with John Doe. He is the son of actor/director/producer/writer ... See full bio »

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(2014)
Star Trek Soundtrack
(2009)
Star Trek Beyond Soundtrack
(2016)
Real Steel Soundtrack
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Golden Exits
Nick
 2017 Roxanne Roxanne
Attorney Schwartz
 2014 While We're Young
Fletcher
 2014 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Dancer - The Tender Moments
- Slut-Shaming (2014) ... Dancer - The Tender Moments
 2014 Bridget Everett: What I Gotta Do (Music Video)
The Tender Moments
 2011 Beastie Boys: Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 2011 Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (Music Video)
Cop #1
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Ad-Rock
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... Ad-Rock
 2007 Beastie Boys: Off the Grid (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2007 Beastie Boys: Shazam! (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2007 Beastie Boys: Suco De Tangerina (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2007 Beastie Boys: The Gala Event (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2007 Beastie Boys: The Rat Cage (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2007 Godspeed (Short)
Repulski
 2005 Beastie Boys: Brass Monkey (Live) (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2004 Beastie Boys: An Open Letter to NYC (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2004 Beastie Boys: Ch-Check It Out (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2004 Beastie Boys: Rhyme the Rhyme Well (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2004 Beastie Boys: Right Right Now Now (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2004 Beastie Boys: Triple Trouble (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 2000 Beastie Boys: Start! (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1999 Beastie Boys: Three MCs and One DJ (Music Video)
King Ad-Rock
 1999 Beastie Boys: Alive (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1999 Futurama (TV Series)
Ad-Rock's Head / MCA's Head
- Hell Is Other Robots (1999) ... Ad-Rock's Head / MCA's Head (voice)
 1998 Beastie Boys: Body Movin' (Music Video)
King Ad-Rock
 1998 Beastie Boys: Intergalactic (Music Video)
King Ad-Rock
 1998 Beastie Boys: Root Down, Version 2 (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1996 Cityscrapes: Los Angeles
Young Man
 1995 The Pharcyde: Drop (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1995 Beastie Boys: Root Down, Version 1 (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1994 Beastie Boys: Ricky's Theme (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1994 Beastie Boys: Sabotage (Music Video)
Bobby, 'The Rookie' (as Vic Colfari)
 1994 Beastie Boys: Sure Shot (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1994 Ciao L.A. (Video short)
Vic Calfori
 1993 Beastie Boys: Time for Livin' (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1993 Hurricane Feat. Beastie Boys: Stick 'Em Up (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1993 Beastie Boys: Gratitude (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1992 Beastie Boys: Netty's Girl (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1992 Beastie Boys: So What'cha Want (Music Video)
Beastie Boys
 1992 Beastie Boys: The Skills to Pay the Bills (Video short)
Ad-Rock- rapper
 1992 Beastie Boys: Jimmy James (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1992 Beastie Boys: Pass the Mic (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1992 Roadside Prophets
Sam
 1991 A Kiss Before Dying
Jay Faraday
 1991 Long Road Home (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1990 Cityscrapes (Short)
Kevin
 1989 Beastie Boys: Ask for Janice, Part II (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1989 Beastie Boys: Hey Ladies (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1989 Beastie Boys: Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1989 Beastie Boys: Slow and Low (Live) (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1989 Beastie Boys: Shake Your Rump (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1989 Lost Angels
Tim Doolan
 1987 Beastie Boys: No Sleep till Brooklyn (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1986 Beastie Boys: Hold It Now, Hit It (Music Video)
Ad-Rock
 1985 Beastie Boys: She's on It (Music Video)
Adam Horovitz
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Ronald Baines
- Mama's Boy (1985) ... Ronald Baines
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Show Show Soundtrack (112 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
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Other Works:

Music video for M.I.A.: "Paper Planes"


Alternate Names:

Ad-Rock | The Beastie Boys | Beastie Boys | Vic Colfari | Adam 'ADROCK' Horovitz | Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz | Adam Horowitz | Ad Rock | DJ Ad Rock

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Spouse:

Kathleen Hanna | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I read in the news and heard from my friends all about the sexual assaults that went down at Woodstock 1999, and made me feel really sad and angry. Well I was thinking why should I just feel mad about it and not do anything about it? And I think we can do something about it. As musicians. Now I'm talking to all the musicians here. I think we can talk to the promoters and make sure they're doing ... See more »

Trivia:

Although he plays guitar with the Beastie Boys, Adam is also skilled on the drums, keyboards, and bass. See more »

Nickname:

The Kid See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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