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Waddy Wachtel

Legendary rock'n'roll session guitarist par excellence Robert "Waddy" Wachtel was born on May 24, 1947 to Harry and Rhoda Wachtel in the Jackson Heights section of Queens, New York City. He acquired his unusual nickname "Waddy" when he was a teenager and took guitar lessons from teacher Gene Dell from ages nine to fourteen. Wachtel started out ... See full bio »

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Known For

Paul Blart: Mall Cop
(2009)
Road House
Road House Soundtrack
(1989)
Up in Smoke
Up in Smoke Music Department
(1978)
Joe Dirt
Joe Dirt Composer
(2001)

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 2018 Preacher (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Coffin (2018) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2014-2016 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Ka hale ho 'okauweli (2016) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
- Ho'oma'ike (2014) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gerard Butler/Jenny Slate/The 1975 (2016) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2015 Regular Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Terror Tales of the Park V (2015) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2015 The 100 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blood Must Have Blood: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2014 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paper Moon (2014) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2014 The 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Movie) (performer: "Different Drum", "Blue Bayou", "You're No Good", "It's So Easy", "When Will I Be Loved", "Father and Son", "Wild World", "Peace Train")
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Old Dog, New Tricks (2014) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2014 Grimm (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Show Must Go On (2014) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2013 Jimi: All Is by My Side (performer: "Future Trip", "My Heart is Bleedin'" a/k/a "My Bleedin' Heart", "Wha Shuffle", "Waddania", "Hound Dog", "Scotch Solo", "Linda's Gift", "Warm Milk", "Manish Boy", "Birdland", "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", "Wild Thing") / (writer: "Wha Shuffle", "Waddania", "Scotch Solo", "Warm Milk", "Birdland")
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (writer: "Werewolves of London" - as Robert "Waddy' Wachtel')
 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Come On Eileen (2012) ... (writer: "All Summer Long")
- Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas (2012) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Seven (2011) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2011 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Werewolves of Highland/Crying (2011) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 August 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (performer: "Don't Be Long") / (writer: "Don't Be Long")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2010 Community (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Physical Education (2010) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2009 Californication (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Slow Happy Boys (2009) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - uncredited)
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Little Bad Voodoo Brother (2008) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2008 Strange Wilderness (performer: "Strange Wilderness Instrumental", "Gypsy Woman") / (writer: "Strange Wilderness Instrumental", "Gypsy Woman")
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Performance Show: Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2006 Hoot (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 2006 The Benchwarmers (performer: "The Apologies") / (writer: "The Apologies")
 2005 North Country (writer: "Werewolves Of London")
 2001 Joe Dirt (producer: "Pick Me Up When I Fall", "Italian Gangsters") / (writer: "Pick Me Up When I Fall", "Italian Gangsters")
 1998 The Waterboy (writer: "New Year's Eve")
 1998 Radiofreccia (writer: "Werewolves of London")
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) ... (writer: "Werewolves of London" - as Robert "Waddy" Wachtel, uncredited)
 1995 Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (writer: "Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead" - as Woody Wachtel)
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Off Camera (1993) ... (writer: "Werewolfes Of London")
 1990 Cry-Baby (writer: "DOIN' TIME FOR BEIN' YOUNG")
 1989 Road House (producer: "Don't Throw Stones", "Savoire Faire")
 1988 Permanent Record (producer: "Wishing on Another Lucky Star")
 1988 Satisfaction (producer: " (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction")
 1986 The Color of Money (writer: "Werewolves of London" - as Robert Wachtel)
 1978 Up in Smoke (music: "Strawberry's", "Here Come the Mounties to the Rescue", "Rock Fight")
Show Show Composer (11 credits)
Show Show Music department (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (17 credits)

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Other Works:

Played lead guitar on Stevie Nicks' hit single "Edge of Seventeen". See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Interviews | See more »

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Trivia:

Zevon's song "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead" (mid 1990s) refers to seeing "Waddy in the Rattlesnake Cafe / Dressed in black, tossin' back a shot of rye / Finding things to do in Denver when you die." See more »

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