Appeared as a professional football coach in Cameron Crowe's "Jerry Maguire"
Starred on an arc of the crime series "Wiseguy" as a corrupt music industry executive
Scored biggest solo hit, "The Heat Is On," from the "Beverly Hills Cop" soundtrack
Released first solo album, No Fun Aloud
Released Eagles' biggest-selling album, Hotel California
Scored first No. 1 album, One of These Nights
Released Eagles, scoring three hit singles
Formed Eagles with Don Henley
Known for such albums as "Live" and "Soul Searchin'"
Popular songs include "The Heat Is On" and "You Belong To The City".
Frey co-wrote the Eagles' debut hit "Take It Easy" with Jackson Browne, contributing the verse that began with the line "Standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona." A statue quoting the song stands in the town, although Frey later admitted that the incident commemorated there actually happened in Flagstaff.