Alex Lifeson


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Alex Lifeson is best known as the broadly-skilled guitarist for the rock group Rush, which also features drummer Neil Peart and bassist Geddy Lee. Rush is the most successful Canadian music group in history, and is the third most prolific seller of consecutive (American) Gold and Platinum Records and videos, behind only the Beatles and the Rolling... See full bio »

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Known For

The Double Music Department
(2011)
Small Soldiers Soundtrack
(1998)
SLC Punk! Soundtrack
(1998)
The Lords of Salem Soundtrack
(2012)

Filmography

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 2021 Trailer Park Boys: Jail (TV Series)
Alex Lifeson
- The Bionic Burnout (2021) ... Alex Lifeson
- Rash (2021) ... Alex Lifeson
 2020 Flying Economy (TV Series)
Pal (2020)
 2019 Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series (TV Series)
QOTSA Manager / Big Chunk
- Trailerstock (2019) ... QOTSA Manager (voice)
- Satan's Bastards (2019) ... Big Chunk (voice)
 2018 Crawford (TV Series)
Taylor
- I Can't Go to U2 Without You (2018) ... Taylor
- Manny's Way (2018) ... Taylor
- Rukma Vimana (2018) ... Taylor
 2017 Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park (TV Series)
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- USA - Memphis (2017) ... Alex Lifeson
 2012 Rush: Headlong Flight (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 2011/II Ecstasy
Dr. Figg
 2009 Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
Undercover Prostitute #1
 2009 Suck
Border Guard
 2007 Rush: Far Cry (Music Video)
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 2007 Trailer Park Boys 101 (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1996 Rush: Driven (Music Video)
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 1996 Rush: Half the World (Music Video)
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 1994 Rush: Nobody's Hero (Music Video)
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 1993 Rush: Stick It Out (Music Video)
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 1991 Rush: Roll the Bones (Music Video)
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 1990 Rush: Superconductor (Music Video)
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 1990 Rush: The Pass (Music Video)
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 1989 Rush: Show Don't Tell (Music Video)
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 1988 Rush: Marathon (Music Video)
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 1987 Rush: Time Stand Still (Music Video)
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 1987 Rush: Lock and Key (Music Video)
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 1986 Rush: Mystic Rhythms (Music Video)
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 1985 Rush: The Big Money (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1984 Rush: Red Sector A (Music Video)
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 1984 Rush: Distant Early Warning (Music Video)
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 1984 Rush: The Enemy Within (Music Video)
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 1984 Rush: The Body Electric (Music Video)
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 1984 Rush: Afterimage (Music Video)
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 1983 Rush: Countdown (Music Video)
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 1982 Rush: Subdivisions (Music Video)
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 1982 Rush: Tom Sawyer, Live (Music Video)
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 1981 Rush: Freewill, Live (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1981 Rush: Limelight (Music Video)
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 1981 Rush: Limelight, Live (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1981 Rush: Vital Signs (Music Video)
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 1981 Rush: Tom Sawyer (Music Video)
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 1980 Rush: Red Barchetta (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1978 Rush: Circumstances (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1978 Rush: La Villa Strangiato (Music Video)
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 1978 Rush: The Trees (Music Video)
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 1977 Rush: A Farewell to Kings (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1977 Rush: Closer to the Heart (Music Video)
Alex Lifeson
 1977 Rush: Xanadu (Music Video)
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 1975 Rush: Anthem (Music Video)
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 1975 Rush: Fly by Night (Music Video)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Guitar player for the band Rush. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Lifeson | Rush | Alex Zivojinovich

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Charlene Lifeson  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not that fluid when it comes to scales and modes. I just pick up the guitar and play. It's all about exploration: just tune the guitar any way you want and start playing. See more »

Trivia:

His birthday (August 27) is also the anniversary of the death of Stevie Ray Vaughan. See more »

Trademark:

Dynamic, complex guitar riffs See more »

Nickname:

Big Al See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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