Adam Yauch

Lowest Rated: 43% Krush Groove (1985)
Birthday: Aug 5, 1964
Birthplace: New York
Originally formed the Beastie Boys as a hardcore punk group with Mike D in the early 1980s. Cofounded the Grand Royal record label, which released the Beasties' Check Your Head in 1992. Created the Milarepa Fund in 1994 to support Tibet's struggle for freedom from China. Directed the fan-filmed Beasties concert movie Awesome: I Shot That! (2006) and the high-school basketball documentary Gunnin' for That #1 Spot (2008). Formed the music and film production company Oscilloscope Laboratories in 2008. Nicknames include MCA and Nathaniel Hornblower. Was a devout Buddhist and a vegan. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Beastie Boys) in 2012, but had to miss the ceremony due to his battle with cancer.  He passed away two weeks later.


Highest Rated Movies



90% Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest Adam Yauch $1.1M 2011
No Score Yet Fight For Your Right Revisited Cop #3 Screenwriter Producer Director 2011
74% Gunnin' for That #1 Spot Producer Director 2008
74% Awesome: I F. Shot That! Actor 2006
No Score Yet Beastie Boys: Horseplay: Unauthorised Actor 2004
No Score Yet Beastie Boys Video Anthology Actor 2000
No Score Yet Free Tibet: The Motion Picture Executive Producer 1998
No Score Yet Tougher than Leather M.C.A. 1988
43% Krush Groove Beastie Boy 1985


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