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Axl Rose


Born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, W. Axl Rose is the pure embodiment of decadent late 1980s rockerdom. Brash, slightly misogynistic and notoriously wild, Rose grew up in a maniacally dysfunctional household - molested by his own father at age two; beaten by his abusive stepfather. When Axl was 17 he fled Indiana on a Greyhound bus destined for... See full bio »

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Known For

Terminator 2
Terminator 2 Soundtrack
(1991)
The Wrestler
The Wrestler Thanks
(2008)
The Big Short
The Big Short Soundtrack
(2015)
Terminator Salvation
(2009)

Filmography

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 2017 The LEGO Ninjago Movie (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle")
 2017 Bailando por un sueño (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 May 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o'Mine (Spanish Version)")
 2017 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.9 (2017) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sef Cadayona vs. Louise de los Reyes (2016) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2016 Kamp Holland (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2016 Pasapalabra (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 Captain Fantastic (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2013-2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Semifinal 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Cry")
- Episode #3.2 (2013) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2016 How to Be Single (writer: "Welcome To The Jungle")
 2015 Vai que Cola (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Vou Tocar no seu Radim (2015) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2015 The Big Short (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2015 5. Halvleg (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (writer: "Sweet Child of Mine" - as W. Axl Rose)
 2015 Donauinselfest Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anastacia (2015) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2015 Super-Dad (TV Movie) (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2015 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.6 (2015) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2015 Biggest Band Breakups and Make Ups (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
 2014/II The Interview (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - as W. Axl Rose)
 2014 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 November 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Sweet Child of Mine")
 2014 Beneath a Neon Tide (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
 2012-2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Semi Final (2014) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2014 Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2014: Day 8, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
- 2014: Day 8, Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La cita (2014) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - uncredited)
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle", "Out ta Get Me", "My Michelle", "Sweet Child O' Mine", "Paradise City" - uncredited)
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake (2013) ... (writer: "November Rain" - uncredited)
 2013 Roffa (Short) (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2004-2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Auditions 8 (2013) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
- Bootcamp 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.2 (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.17 (2009) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2013 Boom Town (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (writer: "Night Rain")
 2012-2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- WTF?!? (2013) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
- Utter Fails (2012) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O Mine" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... (writer: "Sweet Child of Mine")
 2013 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2013) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - uncredited)
 2013 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Paradise City" - uncredited)
- Blind Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2013 Warm Bodies (writer: "Patience")
 2012 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Grinspoon Guest Program Rage II (2012) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
- Lanie Lane Guest Programs Rage (2012) ... (writer: "November Rain")
 2012 The X Factor Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 5 Performance Night (2012) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Paradise City" - as W. Axl Rose)
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amor (2012) ... (writer: "She Loves You")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.96 (2012) ... (music: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
 2012 Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 January 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Knockin' on Heaven's Door")
 2011 The Choir: Military Wives (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2011 When Rock Goes Acoustic (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.4 (2011) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - uncredited)
 2010 Gulliver's Travels (writer: "SWEET CHILD O'MINE")
 2010 Tung metal (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Det er fucking romantisk (2010) ... (music: "Sweet child o' mine")
 2010 Megamind (writer: "Welcome To The Jungle")
 2010 Life as We Know It (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Belgian Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
- The Belgian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
- The Australian Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "Paradise City")
- The Australian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Paradise City")
 2010 Madden NFL 11 (Video Game) (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle")
 2010 Casal Rock (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- El gran concert (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine')
- La gira (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
- Ressaca (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
- Casal Punk (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
- Contratemps (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine" - uncredited)
 2010 Comedy Lab (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- iCandy (2010) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.132 (2010) ... (performer: "Live and Let Die")
 2009 Cesko slovenská superstar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sesté finále: MTV Choice (2009) ... (writer: "Welcome To The Jungle")
 2009 John Lewis: Sweet Child of Mine (Video short) (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2009 The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michael Moore/Seth MacFarlane/Rodrigo Y Gabriela (2009) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "Paradise City" - uncredited)
 2009 Terminator Salvation (writer: "You Could Be Mine")
 2009 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 6: Rock Classics (2009) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2008 WWE Armageddon (TV Special) (lyrics: "Chinese Democracy")
 2008 Body of Lies (writer: "If the World")
 2008 The Wrestler (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2008 Step Brothers (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.15 (2008) ... (writer: "Don't Cry")
 2008 Por Toda Minha Vida (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mamonas Assassinas (2008) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 2007 ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Lewie and Geeno Do Boston (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
- Lewie and Geeno's Summerz-End (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
- Casa De Lew (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
- Lewie and Geeno Gone Wild and Crazy (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
- All Star Break (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
 2007 L'isola dei famosi (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.8 (2007) ... (writer: "November Rain")
 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Welcome To The Jungle")
 2005-2007 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 11 Performance: Rock (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
- Top 30 Group 1 Performance Show (2005) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2007 Gone Baby Gone (writer: "You're Crazy")
 2007 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bait (2007) ... (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - uncredited)
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael (2006) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2006 Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "SWEET CHILD 'O MINE")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1993) (writer - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2006)
- Bart Has Two Mommies (2006) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
- Mobile Homer (2005) ... (writer: "Welcome To The Jungle" - uncredited)
- Skinner's Sense of Snow (2000) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle")
- Eight Misbehavin' (1999) ... (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
- Marge on the Lam (1993) ... ("Welcome to the Jungle", uncredited)
 2005 Velvet Revolver: Live in Houston (writer: "It's So Easy", "Used To Love Her")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Juryns val (2004) ... (writer: "Paradise City")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle" - uncredited)
 2004 Malaysian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Spectaculars #4 - Rock Hits (2004) ... (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 2003 Totally Gay! (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Sweet Child O'Mine")
 2003 The Real Cancun (Documentary) (writer: "Paradise City")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.4 ... (writer: "Sweet Child of Mine" - uncredited)
 2000 Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 1 (Video) ("Welcome to the Jungle")
 1999 End of Days (writer: "Oh My God")
 1999 Big Daddy (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
 1997 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drinking Butt-ies (1997) ... (writer: "Patience")
 1996 The Van (writer: "Paradise City" - as Axel Rose)
 1993 The Program (writer: "Welcome to the Jungle")
 1993 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.7 (1993) ... (writer: "Paradise City")
 1992 Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion I (Video documentary) (writer: "Don't Cry", "Civil War", "Patience", "November Rain")
 1992 Guns N' Roses: Use Your Illusion II (Video documentary) (writer: "You Could Be Mine", "Sweet Child o' Mine", "Estranged")
 1992 Concierto Guns N Roses (TV Movie) (writer: "Civil War", "November Rain", "You Could Be Mine", "Sweet Child O'Mine", "Welcome to the Jungle", "Don't Cry", "Paradise City")
 1991 Terminator 2 (writer: "You Could Be Mine" (1991))
 1990 State of Grace (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 1989 Lean on Me (writer: "WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE")
 1988 The Dead Pool (writer: "WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE")
 1988 The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (Documentary) (performer: "Under My Wheels")
 1988 Bad Dreams (writer: "Sweet Child O' Mine")
 1988 Guns N Roses: Live at the Ritz (Video documentary) (writer: "Sweet Child o' Mine")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in music videos for Welcome to the Jungle, Paradise City, Sweet Child O' Mine, Patience, Civil War, Don't Cry, November Rain, Estranged, Yesterdays, Live & Let Die, and Since I Don't Have You.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 8 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Guns 'N Roses | Guns N' Roses

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We're out there to win at what we do. And if that means going on two hours late and doing a good show, I'm gonna do it. I take what I do very seriously. See more »

Trivia:

Played with Guns N' Roses in Rock in Rio II (January '91), Rock in Rio III (January '01) and Rock in Rio IV (October '11) as one of the most expected attractions. See more »

Trademark:

Bandanas See more »

Nickname:

Bill

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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