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Rodney Bingenheimer

Rodney Bingenheimer

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    • December 15th, 1947
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rodney Bingenheimer, born December 15, 1947, is a radio disc jockey on the long-running Los Angeles rock station KROQ who is notable for helping numerous iconic bands become successful in the American market. His contribution to the music business has been described as important. He developed a reputation for being the first American deejay to identify new artists and play "edgy new bands" such as Blondie, the Ramones, the Sex Pistols, Duran Duran, The Cure, Joan Jett, No Doubt, Blur, Nirvana, Sonic Youth, The Bangles, X, Coldplay and many others. He managed a key but now-defunct L.A. nightclub called English Disco in the early seventies.He was the subject of a documentary by late filmmaker George Hickenlooper entitled Mayor of the Sunset Strip which told the story of a groupie-turned-kingmaker with a knack for making friends in the music industry. He was described as a "famous groupie, now respectable" by Mick Jagger and he has numerous high-profile friends. In 2007, he was honored with the 2,330th star on Hollywood Boulevard. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rodney Bingenheimer, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (5 Credits)

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1990Rockula as Rodney Bingenheimer
1984Repo Man as Club Owner
1979Rock 'n' Roll High School as Pink Cadillac Driver (uncredited)
1978Up in Smoke as Rodney Bingenheimer
1967The Trip as Club goer (uncredited)

Himself (4 Credits)

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2018Bad Reputation as Herself
2003Mayor of the Sunset Strip as Himself
2001The Man from Elysian Fields as Self (uncredited)
1987Back to the Beach as Himself

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