Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder

  • Highest Rated: 100% Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (2008)
  • Lowest Rated: 28% Slacker Uprising (2008)
  • Birthday: Dec 23, 1964
  • Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA
  • Lived with seven younger foster siblings while growing up in Illinois. Moved to San Diego in the mid-'70s. Changed name to Vedder, his mother's maiden name, after learning his father is actually his stepfather. Earned GED in early '80s and briefly attended community college outside Chicago. Sang in the band Indian Style, which included future Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave drummer Brad Wilk. Sang vocals on "Hunger Strike," a song on the eponymous (and only) album from Temple of the Dog, a band that featured Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament (formerly of Mother Love Bone), Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Matt Cameron, and guitarist Mike McCready. Reteamed with Gossard, Ament and McCready to form Pearl Jam in 1990, Dave Kruson was brought in as the drummer. Released first album, Ten, in August 1991; it eventually sold 12 million copies. After Kurt Cobain, was the most identifiable figure of the Seattle music scene of the 1990s, a distinction---along with the accompanying rock-star label---he stridently attempted to quash. Developed a dislike for the practices of Ticketmaster and began a lengthy feud with the company by refusing to play at venues where Ticketmaster promoted shows and sold tickets. Appeared on albums with The Who, Neil Young and The Ramones.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Cosmic Psychos: Blokes You Can Trust Actor 2013
96% West of Memphis Eddie Vedder $0.4M 2012
68% Pearl Jam Twenty Eddie Vedder $0.5M 2011
No Score Yet Change Begins Within Actor 2011
No Score Yet The Sun Came Out Actor 2010
No Score Yet Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum: Live - Legends Actor 2010
No Score Yet The People Speak Actor 2009
No Score Yet Too Tough to Die: A Tribute to Johnny Ramone Actor 2008
28% Slacker Uprising Actor 2008
100% Runnin' Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Actor 2008
74% Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Himself $18.4M 2007
No Score Yet Burn to Shine, Vol. 5: Seattle, WA 01.27.07 Actor 2007
No Score Yet Pearl Jam - Immagine In Cornice "Picture In A Frame - Live In Italy 2006 Actor 2007
No Score Yet Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us Actor 2005
No Score Yet Brian Wilson: On Tour Actor 2003
No Score Yet Neil Finn: 7 Worlds Collide: Live at the St. James Actor 2001
No Score Yet America: A Tribute to Heroes Actor 2001
56% The Party's Over Actor 2001
No Score Yet Who & Special Guests, The - Live at the Royal Albert Hall Actor 2001
92% Hype! Interviewee (Pearl Jam member) 1996
79% Singles Eddie 1992

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Performer
  • 2014
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Appearing
  • 2014
94% Portlandia
2011-2018
  • 2012

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