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Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins plays AJ Weston. in Sons of Anarchy.

In describing Henry Rollins, the tendency is to try to squeeze as many labels as possible into a single sentence. Rollins is many things, says the Washington Post, "diatribist, confessor, provocateur, humorist, even motivational speaker... his is an enthusiastic and engaging chatterer. Entertainment Weekly's list includes Punk-rock icon. Spoken word poet. Actor. DJ. Is there anything this guy can't do? TV Guide has more concisely called him a Renaissance Man" - but if Henry Rollins could be reduced to a single word, that word would undoubtedly be workaholic.

For better than a quarter century, Rollins has toured the world as a spoken word artist, as frontman for both Rollins Band and Black Flag and - without a microphone - as a solitary traveler with insatiable curiosity bypassing the resorts in favor of places like Siberia, Iran, Pakistan, and Burma. When he's not living out of a suitcase, Rollins is constantly at work as an actor, radio DJ, author of more than 20 books, and running his publishing company and record label 2.13.61. Henry currently hosts a weekly radio show on L.A.'s renowned NPR affiliate KCRW, has a recurring role in the upcoming season of the FX television series Sons of Anarchy, and is a regular contributor to VanityFair.com with his Straight Talk Espresso blog.

Henry joins the cast of the FX television drama Sons of Anarchy with a recurring guest starring role in the fall 2009 season.

Henry's previous acting credits span more than a dozen films, including David Lynch's Lost Highway, Bad Boys II, and the upcoming horror/comedy Suck, as well as extensive voiceover work.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

Henry Rollins Facts

Birth NameHenry Garfield
BirthdayFebruary 13, 1961 (63)
BirthplaceWashington DC, District of Columbia, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Henry Rollins compared to you?
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Selected Filmography

The Dicks From Texas
Henry Rollins Reads Dr. Seuss
Salad Days: A Decade Of Punk In Washington, DC
Jackass: The Movie
Black Box Soldier Training
The Chase
Wrong Turn 2 Unrated
Johnny Mnemonic
Morphine: Journey of Dreams
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