David Lee Roth

Whether one considered David Lee Roth a masterful rock singer or a relentless showboat, there was no denying that the once and future frontman for Van Halen was a fan favorite. When he debuted with the group in the ... Read more »
Born: 10/10/1954 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Filmography

Music (23)

Minions 2015 (Movie)

("Eruption") (Song)

Argo 2012 (Movie)

("Dance The Night Away") (Song)

Rock of Ages 2012 (Movie)

("Just Like Paradise") (Song)

That's My Boy 2012 (Movie)

("And The Cradle Will Rock") (Song)

This Is 40 2012 (Movie)

("Little Guitars") (Song)

The Green Hornet 2011 (Movie)

("Feel Your Love Tonight") (Song)

Zombieland 2009 (Movie)

("Everybody Wants Some") (Song)

Air Guitar Nation 2007 (Movie)

("Yankee Rose") (Song)

Air Guitar Nation 2007 (Movie)

("Yankee Rose") (Song Performer)

Superbad 2007 (Movie)

("Panama") (Song)

Herbie: Fully Loaded 2005 (Movie)

("Jump") (Song)

Little Nicky 2000 (Movie)

("Running With the Devil") (Song)

Mission to Mars 2000 (Movie)

("Dance the Night Away") (Song)

Big Daddy 1999 (Movie)

("Jump") (Song)

Detroit Rock City 1999 (Movie)

("Running With the Devil") (Song)

Slc Punk! 1999 (Movie)

("Hot for Teacher") (Song)

Varsity Blues 1999 (Movie)

("Hot for the Teacher") (Song)

How I Got Into College 1989 (Movie)

("Tobacco Road") (Song Performer)

Sweet Hearts Dance 1988 (Movie)

("California Girls") (Song Performer)

Less Than Zero 1987 (Movie)

("Bump 'n Grind") (Song Performer)

Less Than Zero 1987 (Movie)

(Song)

Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 (Movie)

("California Girls") (Song Performer)

Better Off Dead 1985 (Movie)

("Everybody Wants Some") (Song)
Actor (11)

Boomer Nation 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Conan O'Brien 10th Anniversary Special 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

I Love the '80s Strikes Back 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1's 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

When Playboy Ruled the World 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

I Love the '70s 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2002 MTV Video Music Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

ABC in Concert 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The American Music Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Whether one considered David Lee Roth a masterful rock singer or a relentless showboat, there was no denying that the once and future frontman for Van Halen was a fan favorite. When he debuted with the group in the early 1970s, Roth seemed a powerfully voiced, physically agile performer who captured audiences' imagination for the duration of a live performance, but with a wicked sense of humor and joie de vivre that stood in direct contrast to other ponderous, self-important frontmen in rock. Roth fed on the spotlight as it increased in intensity during Van Halen's original seven-year run, but by the mid-1980s, it became apparent that he was ready for his own stardom. Initially successful beyond anyone's expectations, Roth's solo career quickly plummeted off the musical radar, and by the 1990s, he was playing Las Vegas lounges while his former bandmates were conquering arenas with new singer Sammy Hagar. Van Halen's relationship with Hagar soon soured, and for the next decade, the band attempted to reunite with Roth on numerous occasions, all of which appeared to fall apart. In 2007, Roth and Van Halen finally came together for a wildly popular North American tour, which found the singer in fine voice and still able to whip crowds into a frenzy as he approached his sixth decade. Throughout it all, for better or for worse, David Lee Roth remained one of rock's most magnetic performers.

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