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David Lee Roth


David Lee Roth was born in Bloomington Indiana in 1954. A few years later, his father Nathan, a doctor, moved the family to sunny California. The move proved to be a good one because while attending Pasadena Community College, David hooked up with the Van Halen brothers and Michael Anthony to form the Mighty Van Halen hard rock band. Their debut ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet Soundtrack
(2011)
Ready Player One
Ready Player One Soundtrack
(2018)
Mission to Mars
Mission to Mars Soundtrack
(2000)
Zombieland
Zombieland Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2018 Breaking the Band (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Van Halen (2018) ... (performer: "California Girls")
 2018 Ready Player One (writer: "Jump")
 2017 Twoja twarz brzmi znajomo (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #8.8 (2017) ... (lyrics: "Jump")
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2015-2017 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 September 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Panama")
- Episode dated 11 January 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Unchained")
- Episode dated 21 October 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Mean Street")
 2017 Weekend Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 June 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2017 Despicable Me 3 (writer: "Jump")
 2017 Nunca es tarde (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 May 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Jump")
  Family Guy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Cop and a Half-Wit (2017) ... (performer: "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody")
- Road to the Multiverse (2009) ... (writer: "Drop Dead Legs" - uncredited)
 2016 The Mind of a Chef (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Potluck Music Special (2016) ... (writer: "Loss Of Control" - as Roth)
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Two (2016) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2016 Sing (writer: "Jump")
 2016 Rock Legends (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Van Halen (2016) ... (writer: "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Runnin' With The Devil", "Eruption", "Dance The Night Away", "Unchained", "Jump", "Hot For Teacher", "Me Wise Magic", "Tattoo", "She's The Woman", "Panama")
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (writer: "Everybody Wants Some!", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love")
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soy rebelde (2016) ... (writer: "Unchained")
 2016 Eddie the Eagle ("Jump")
 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gang Hits the Slopes (2016) ... (writer: "Panama" - uncredited)
 2015 Superkids - Die größten kleinen Talente der Welt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (writer: "Eruption")
 2015 El Clan (performer: "Just a Gigolo")
 2015 Minions (writer: "Eruption")
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kurt Russell/Jeff Ross/Van Halen (2015) ... (writer: "Hot For Teacher", "Eruption")
 2015 Furious 7 (writer: "Blast Off")
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Loser Like Me (2015) ... (writer: "Dance the Night Away" - uncredited)
- Mash Off (2011) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Mattress (2009) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2013-2014 The World's Greatest Tribute Bands (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Fan Halen (2014) ... (writer: "Panama", "Runnin' With The Devil", "Dance The Night Away", "Unchained", "Somebody Get Me Doctor", "Eruption", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Feel Your Love Tonight", "Hot For Teacher", "Jump")
- The Atomic Punks (2013) ... (writer: "Hot For Teacher", "Panama", "Jamie's Cryin'", "Runnin' With The Devil", "Dance The Night Away", "Beautiful Girls", "I'm The One", "Eruption", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Feel Your Love Tonight", "Jump", "Drop Dead Legs", "Unchained")
 2014 Stalker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Whatever Happened to Baby James? (2014) ... (performer: "California Girls" - uncredited)
 2014 Love Film Festival (writer: "Jump")
  The Roth Show (TV Series) (performer - 11 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (writer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- The Oo-oka River Blues (2014) ... (performer: "The Oo-oka River Blues")
- Ice Cream Man (2014) ... (performer: "Ice Cream Man")
- Happy (2014) ... (performer: "Happy")
- The New York City Way (2014) ... (performer: "The New York Way (aka Massachusetts)", "Top 40", "Imponderabilia")
- FM Underground Radio (2013) ... (writer: "Counter-Blast")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- January Jones/Josh Holloway/Passenger (2014) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 6: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2014 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2014) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Panama", "Hot for Teacher", "Jump" - uncredited)
 2014 Masters Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 7, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "Dance The Night Away")
 2013 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ginger Cow (2013) ... (writer: "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Hot For Teacher" - uncredited)
 2013 Bad Grandpa (performer: "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody")
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- To Be with You by Mr. Big (2013) ... (performer: "Going Crazy", "Just Like Paradise") / (writer: "Unchained", "Going Crazy", "Just Like Paradise")
 2013 Star King (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.326 (2013) ... (writer: "Eruption")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 21 episodes)
- Episode #21.155 (2013) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.127 (2013) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.76 (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.75 (2013) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.61 (2012) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2013 Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
  The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #20.3 (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
- The Grand Final Footy Show (2011) ... (performer: "California Girls", "I Ain't Got Nobody" - uncredited)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Little Guitars")
 2012 Argo (writer: "Dance the Night Away")
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Just Like Paradise")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "And The Cradle Will Rock", "Dance The Night Away")
 2012 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet (Documentary) (performer: "It's Showtime", "Drop In the Bucket") / (writer: "It's Showtime", "Drop In the Bucket")
 2011 The Green Hornet (writer: "Feel Your Love Tonight")
 2010 Wir sind Kaiser (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ein Fest für Österreich (2010) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2010 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final (2010) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Three Words (2010) ... (performer: "Just Like Paradise" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero: Van Halen (Video Game) (writer: "Ain't Talkin Bout Love", "And The Cradle Will Rock", "Atomic Punk", "Beautiful Girls", "Cathedral", "Dance The Night Away", "Eruption", "Everybody Wants Some", "Feel Your Love Tonight", "Hang Em High", "Hear About It Later", "Hot For Teacher", "I'm The One", "Jamie's Cryin", "Jump", "Little Guitars", "Loss Of Control", "Mean Street", "Panama", "Romeo Delight", "Running With The Devil", "So This Is Love", "Somebody Get Me A Doctor", "Spanish Fly", "Unchained")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2009 Zombieland (writer: "Everybody Wants Some")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 2008 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Round 1 (2008) ... (performer: "Just A Gigolo")
 2007 The Irate Gamer (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tetris (2007) ... (writer: "Panama" - uncredited)
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Panama")
 2006 Camping (performer: "California Girls")
 2006 Rumble Roses XX (Video Game) (lyrics: "Yankee Rose") / (music: "Yankee Rose")
 2006 Air Guitar Nation (Documentary) (performer: "Yankee Rose") / (writer: "Yankee Rose")
 2005 Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (Documentary) (writer: "Eruption" - as Roth)
 2005 Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story (Documentary) (writer: "Runnin' With The Devil")
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (writer: "Jump")
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Threat Levels (2005) ... (writer: "Unchained")
 2004 Gran Turismo 4 (Video Game) (writer: "Panama")
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (performer: "Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody")
 2004 Rumble Roses (Video Game) (writer: "Yankee Rose")
 2004 I'm Sammy Hagar (Short) (writer: "Ain't Talkin' Bout Love")
 2004 High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robert Englund (2004) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2003 Project Gotham Racing 2 (Video Game) ("Look at All the People Here Tonight")
 2003 I Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1984 (2003) ... (writer: "1984")
 2003 Monster Jam (TV Series) (writer: "HOT FOR TEACHER")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) ("Yankee Rose", uncredited) / (writer: "Yankee Rose" - uncredited)
 2000 Little Nicky (writer: "Running With the Devil")
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000) ... (writer: "Jamie's Cryin'")
- We've Got Spirit (2000) ... (writer: "Everybody Wants Some!!" - uncredited)
- Tests and Breasts (1999) ... (writer: "Little Dreamer")
- Beers and Weirs (1999) ... (writer: "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love")
- Pilot (1999) ... (writer: "Runnin' With the Devil")
 2000 Ready to Rumble (writer: "Runnin' With The Devil")
 2000 Mission to Mars (writer: "Dance The Night Away")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Running With The Devil")
 1999 Big Daddy (writer: "Jump")
 1999/I Lost & Found (writer: "Runnin' with the Devil")
 1999 Olympic Glory (Documentary short) (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 1999 Varsity Blues (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Jamie's Cryin'", "Dance The Night Away")
 1996 Sgt. Bilko (performer: "Bad Habits")
  Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 1993 - 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Animation Sucks (1995) ... (performer: "She's My Machine")
- Eating Contest (1993) ... (performer: "Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody")
- Lawn & Garden (1993) ... (performer: "Just Like Paradise") / (writer: "Just Like Paradise")
- Beware of the Butt (1993) ... (performer: "Yankee Rose")
 1994 Airheads (writer: "I'm the One" - as D. Lee Roth)
 1993 Van Halen Live: Right Here, Right Now (Video) (writer: "Jump")
 1989 How I Got Into College (performer: "Tobacco Road")
 1987 Less Than Zero (lyrics: "Bump 'N Grind") / (music: "Bump 'N Grind") / (performer: "Bump 'N Grind")
 1986 Silver Spoons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rick Moves Out (1986) ... (performer: "Tobacco Road" - uncredited)
  Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1986) (writer - 1 episode, 1986)
- The Son Also Rises (1986) ... (performer: "Yankee Rose") / (writer: "Yankee Rose")
 1986 One Crazy Summer (performer: "Easy Street")
 1986 David Lee Roth (Video short) (performer: "Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody", "California Girls", "Yankee Rose", "Goin' Crazy") / (writer: "Yankee Rose", "Goin' Crazy")
 1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills (performer: "CALIFORNIA GIRLS")
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Arthur, or the Gigolo (1985) ... (performer: "Just a Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody")
 1985 Better Off Dead... (writer: "Everybody Wants Some!!")
 1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hold Up (1978) ... (writer: "Atomic Punk")
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept coming out of my glass. See more »

Trivia:

One of the few all-time famous rock stars who has never married. See more »

Trademark:

Performing bare chested See more »

Nickname:

Diamond Dave

Star Sign:

Libra

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