Adam Yauch (1964–2012)


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Adam Yauch, an only child, was born on August 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frances and Noel Yauch, who is a painter and architect. His father was Catholic (of Irish, German, and French descent) and his mother was Jewish. Adam attended Edward R. Murrow High School in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn. In high school, he taught ... See full bio »

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Star Trek Beyond Soundtrack
(2016)
Star Trek Soundtrack
(2009)
(2013)
Real Steel Soundtrack
(2011)

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 2011 Beastie Boys: Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 2011 Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (Video short)
Cop #3
 2007 Beastie Boys: Off the Grid (Video short)
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 2007 Beastie Boys: Shazam! (Video short)
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 2007 Beastie Boys: Suco De Tangerina (Video short)
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 2007 Beastie Boys: The Gala Event (Video short)
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 2007 Beastie Boys: The Rat Cage (Video short)
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 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game)
Adam Yauch (voice)
 2005 Beastie Boys: Brass Monkey (Live) (Video short)
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 2004 Beastie Boys: An Open Letter to NYC (Video short)
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 2004 Beastie Boys: Ch-Check It Out (Video short)
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 2004 Beastie Boys: Rhyme the Rhyme Well (Video short)
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 2004 Beastie Boys: Right Right Now Now (Video short)
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 2004 Beastie Boys: Triple Trouble (Video short)
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 2000 Beastie Boys: Start! (Video short)
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 1999 Beastie Boys: Three MCs and One DJ (Video short)
MCA
 1999 Beastie Boys: Alive (Video short)
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 1998 Beastie Boys: Body Movin' (Video short)
The Villain (uncredited)
 1998 REM: Uptake (TV Movie)
Nathanial Hörnblowér
 1998 Beastie Boys: Intergalactic (Video short)
MCA
 1998 Beastie Boys: Root Down, Version 2 (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 1995 Beastie Boys: Root Down, Version 1 (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 1994 Beastie Boys: Ricky's Theme (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 1994 Beastie Boys: Sabotage (Video short)
Sir Stewart Wallace / Cochese (as Sir Stewart Wallace / Nathan Wind)
 1994 Beastie Boys: Sure Shot (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 1994 Ciao L.A. (Video short)
Nathan Wind
 1993 Beastie Boys: Time for Livin' (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 1993 Hurricane Feat. Beastie Boys: Stick 'Em Up (Video short)
Adam Yauch
 1993 Beastie Boys: Gratitude (Video short)
Adam Yauch
 1992 Beastie Boys: Netty's Girl (Video short)
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 1992 Beastie Boys: So What'cha Want (Video short)
Beastie Boys
 1992 Beastie Boys: The Skills to Pay the Bills (Video short)
MCA- rapper
 1992 Beastie Boys: Jimmy James (Video short)
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 1992 Beastie Boys: Pass the Mic (Video short)
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 1989 Beastie Boys: Ask for Janice, Part II (Video short)
Adam Yauch
 1989 Beastie Boys: Hey Ladies (Video short)
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 1989 Beastie Boys: Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun (Video short)
Adam Yauch
 1989 Beastie Boys: Slow and Low (Live) (Video short)
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 1989 Beastie Boys: Shake Your Rump (Video short)
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 1987 Beastie Boys: No Sleep till Brooklyn (Video short)
Adam Yauch
 1986 Beastie Boys: Hold It Now, Hit It (Video short)
MCA
 1985 Beastie Boys: She's on It (Video short)
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 1982 Beastie Boys: Egg Raid on Mojo (Video short)
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 1981 Beastie Boys: Holy Snappers (Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video for The Beastie Boys, "Ch-Check It Out" (as Nathanial Hornblower). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Beastie Boys | Beastie Boys | Nathanial Hornblower | Nathaniel Hornblower | Nathanial Hörnblower | Nathanial Hörnblowér | Nathaniel Hörnblowér | MCA | Sir Stewart Wallace / Nathan Wind | Adam 'MCA' Yauch | Adam Nathaniel Yauch | Adam Youck

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Dechen Wangdu  (his death)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore. See more »

Trivia:

Has one daughter, Tenzin Losel Yauch, with wife Dechen Wangdu. See more »

Nickname:

MCA See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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