James Hetfield

Birthday: Aug 3, 1963
Birthplace: Downey, California, USA
Parents were devout Christian Scientists. Played in several hard rock groups as a teenager, including Obsession, Phantom Lord and Leather Charm. Cofounded Metallica with drummer Lars Ulrich in 1981; the band released its debut, landmark thrash album Kill 'Em All, in 1983. Rose to international fame with Metallica's 1991 self-titled album, which sold more than 14 million copies and featured the hits "Enter Sandman" and "Nothing Else Matters." Was badly burned in a pyrotechnic accident during a 1992 Metallica concert. Provided a rare look into his personal life with the acclaimed documentary Some Kind of Monster (2004), which dealt with intra-band struggles during the making of Metallica's St. Anger (2003). Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Metallica in 2009. Is an avid hot rod and motorcycle enthusiast.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Sad Hill Unearthed (Desenterrando Sad Hill) Actor 2018
No Score Yet Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly Actor 2017
79% Metallica Through the Never Screenwriter Executive Producer $2.7M 2013
83% Lemmy Actor 2011
No Score Yet Absent Actor 2011
No Score Yet Let It Ride: The Craig Kelly Story Narrator 2007
No Score Yet Metallica: Reflections Actor 2006
No Score Yet Metallica: Master of Puppets Actor 2006
89% Metallica: Some Kind of Monster Actor $1M 2004
No Score Yet Metallica: Cunning Stunts Actor 1998


No Score Yet Metalocalypse
  • 2007


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