Edward Van Halen (1955–2020)


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Edward Van Halen was a musician who along with his brother Alex Van Halen, and Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth, formed the band Van Halen in the early '70s, with Eddie on guitar, Alex on drums, Michael on bass and David on vocals. The band had different members over the years, but the core (brothers Edward and Alex) stuck together. See full bio »

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Known For

Twister Soundtrack
(1996)
Back to the Future Soundtrack
(1985)
Lethal Weapon 4 Soundtrack
(1998)
Ready Player One Soundtrack
(2018)

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 2012 Van Halen: She's the Woman (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 2012 Van Halen: Tattoo (Music Video)
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 2009 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Eddie Van Halen
- 818-jklpuzo (2009) ... Eddie Van Halen (as Eddie Van Halen)
 2006 Eddie Van Halen: Catherine, Version 1 (Music Video)
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 2006 Eddie Van Halen: Catherine, Version 2 (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 2006 Eddie Van Halen: Rise (Music Video)
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 2004 Van Halen: It's About Time (Music Video)
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 1998 Van Halen: Once (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1998 Van Halen: Fire in the Hole (Music Video)
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 1998 Van Halen: Without You (Music Video)
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 1996 Van Halen: Humans Being (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen (as Van Halen)
 1995 Van Halen: The Seventh Seal, Live (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1995 Van Halen: Feelin', Live (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1995 Van Halen: Not Enough (Music Video)
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 1995 Van Halen: Amsterdam (Music Video)
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 1995 Van Halen: Can't Stop Loving You (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1994 Van Halen: Don't Tell Me (What Love Can Do) (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1993 Cafe Americain (TV Series)
Street Musician
- Home Alone (1993) ... Street Musician (as Eddie Van Halen)
 1993 Frasier (TV Series)
Hank
- Call Me Irresponsible (1993) ... Hank (voice)
 1992 Van Halen: Right Now (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1991 Van Halen: Top of the World (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1991 Van Halen: Top of the World, Live (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1991 Van Halen: Runaround (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1991 Van Halen: Poundcake (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1989 Van Halen: Feels So Good (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1988 Van Halen: Finish What Ya Started (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1988 Van Halen: When It's Love (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1987 Hank Williams Jr: My Name is Bocephus (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1986 Van Halen: Best of Both Worlds (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1986 Van Halen: Love Walks In (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1986 Van Halen: Why Can't This Be Love? (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1984 Van Halen: Hot for Teacher (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1984 Van Halen: Panama (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1983 Van Halen: Jump (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen (as Van Halen)
 1981 Van Halen: Hear About It Later (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1981 Van Halen: So This Is Love, Live (Music Video)
Eddie Van Halen
 1981 Van Halen: Unchained (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1981 Van Halen: (Oh) Pretty Woman (Music Video)
Cowboy
 1980 Van Halen: Loss of Control (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1979 Van Halen: Bottoms Up! (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1979 Van Halen: You're No Good (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1979 Van Halen: Dance the Night Away (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
 1978 Van Halen: Jamie's Cryin' (Music Video)
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 1978 Van Halen: Runnin' with the Devil (Music Video)
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 1978 Van Halen: You Really Got Me (Music Video)
Edward Van Halen
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print advertising for Peavey 5150 (1992) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

EVH Gear | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eddie | Van Halen | Eddie Van Halen | Edward Lodewijk Van Halen | Eddie Van Hallen

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Janie Liszewski  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Wolfgang Van Halen

Parents:

Eugenia van Beers | Jan van Halen

Relatives:

Alex Van Halen (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Eric Clapton is Eric Clapton. Nobody does Clapton better than him. Nobody does Hendrix [Jimi Hendrix] better than Hendrix. Music is an individual form of expression. See more »

Trivia:

While he is often credited as inventing the "tapping" technique, this is actually incorrect. The technique had been around for many years, he merely popularized it within the rock and roll genre. See more »

Trademark:

Frankenstrat guitar See more »

Nickname:

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