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Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins


Date of Birth:
Feb 13, 1961

Place of Birth:
Washington, D.C.

Performer, Writer, Journalist, Publisher, Actor, Comedian, Radio Host, Motivational Speaker, Activist, Musician

Birth name:
Henry Lawrence Garfield

Years active:

Hardcore Punk, Alternative Metal, Spoken Word, Comedy

2.13.61, SST


Social Profiles:

Henry Rollins - Summary Details

Henry Lawrence Garfield (born February 13, 1961), better known by his stage name Henry Rollins, is an American musician, actor, writer, television and radio host, and comedian. He hosts a weekly radio show on KCRW, and is a regular columnist for Rolling Stone Australia and was a regular columnist for LA Weekly.

After performing in the short-lived Washington, D.C. band State of Alert in 1980, Rollins fronted the California hardcore punk band Black Flag from August 1981 until mid-1986. Following the band's breakup, Rollins established the record label and publishing company 2.13.61 to release his spoken word albums, and formed the Rollins Band, which toured with a number of lineups from 1987 until 2003, and during 2006.

Since Black Flag disbanded, Rollins has hosted numerous radio shows, such as Harmony in My Head on Indie 103, and television shows such as The Henry Rollins Show, MTV's 120 Minutes, and Jackass. He had recurring dramatic roles in the second season of Sons of Anarchy, in the final seasons of the animated series The Legend of Korra as Zaheer, and has also had roles in several films. Rollins has campaigned for various political causes in the United States, including promoting LGBT rights, World Hunger Relief, the West Memphis Three and an end to war in particular.

As of 2013, Rollins became the host of the educational history television series 10 Things You Don't Know About, joining the show for its second and third seasons.

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