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Jani Lane (1964–2011)

Jani Lane was born on February 1, 1964 in Akron, Ohio, USA as John Kennedy Oswald. He was an actor and composer, known for Rock of Ages (2012), Love, Simon (2018) and Bring It on (2000). He was married to Kimberly Nash, Rowanne Brewer and Bobbie Brown. He died on August 10, 2011 in Woodland Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Rock of Ages Soundtrack
Love, Simon Soundtrack
Bring It on Soundtrack
When in Rome Soundtrack


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 1996 Warrant: I Saw Red (Acoustic Version) (Video short)
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 1996 Warrant: The Bitter Pill (Acoustic Version) (Video short)
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 1995 Warrant: Family Picnic (Video short)
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 1995 Warrant: Stronger Now (Video short)
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 1992 Warrant: Machine Gun (Video short)
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 1992 Warrant: The Bitter Pill (Video short)
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 1992 Warrant: We Will Rock You (Video short)
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 1992 High Strung
 1991 Warrant: Blind Faith (Video short)
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 1991 Warrant: Uncle Tom's Cabin (Video short)
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 1991 Voices That Care: Voices That Care (Video short)
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 1990 Warrant: Cherry Pie (Video short)
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 1990 Warrant: I Saw Red (Video short)
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 1990 Warrant: Sometimes She Cries (Video short)
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 1989 Warrant: Big Talk (Video short)
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 1989 Warrant: Down Boys (Video short)
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 1989 Warrant: Heaven (Video short)
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His appearance on That Metal Show marks his final public appearance. The show was shot a week before his death, and it would later air with a posthumous tribute by Eddie Trunk, Jim Florantine, and Don Jamison, that was edited in after the announcement of Jani's passing. See more »

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