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David Lee Roth

Highest Rated: 87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2004)

Lowest Rated: 87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2004)

Birthday: Oct 10, 1954

Birthplace: Not Available

Nephew of Manny Roth, who owned and operated the legendary Greenwich Village club Café Wha?, where he first became interested in pursuing a showbiz career. Became friendly with Eddie and Alex Van Halen during the early 1970s after their band, Mammoth, rented his PA system. Was originally rejected when he auditioned for Mammoth in 1971, but joined the group two years later, and suggested a name change to Van Halen. Undertook expeditions to such exotic destinations as the Amazon and Nepal during the '80s with a group of fellow adventurers that called itself the Jungle Studs. Left Van Halen under murky circumstances in 1985, with reports varying as to whether he quit or was fired. Returned to Van Halen in 1996 to record two tracks for the Best of Van Halen Volume 1 collection, but a backstage argument at that year's MTV Video Music Awards ended that reunion. Published a best-selling memoir in 1997 that was named after his 1985 solo EP, Crazy From the Heat. Worked as an Emergency Medical Technician in New York in the early 2000s. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of Van Halen, in 2007. Reunited with Van Halen for a 2007-08 tour that raked in more than $93 million.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Van Halen - Live Rarities Actor 2007
87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip Actor 2004


No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
Performer 2006
92% The Sopranos
Himself 2004


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