Meat Loaf

Biography

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name, Meat Loaf, is an American rock musician and actor. He is noted for the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose. Bat Out of Hell has sold more than 43 million copies. After more than 30 years, it still sells an estimated 200,000 copies annually, and stayed on the charts for over nine years, making it one of the best selling albums of all time. Although he enjoyed success with Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, and earned a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo for a track on the latter album, Meat Loaf experienced some initial difficulty establishing a steady career within his native US. However, he has retained iconic status and popularity in Europe, especially the UK, where he ranks 23rd for number of weeks overall spent on the charts. He ranked 96th on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock." Meat Loaf has also appeared in over 50 movies or television shows, sometimes as himself, or as characters resembling his stage persona. His most notable roles include Eddie in the American premiere of The Rocky Horror Show and in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Robert "Bob" Paulson in Fight Club.

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Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name, Meat Loaf, is an American rock musician and actor. He is noted for the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose. Bat Out of Hell has sold more than 43 million copies. After more than 30 years, it still sells an estimated 200,000 copies annually, and stayed on the charts for over nine years, making it one of the best selling albums of all time. Although he enjoyed success with Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, and earned a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo for a track on the latter album, Meat Loaf experienced some initial difficulty establishing a steady career within his native US. However, he has retained iconic status and popularity in Europe, especially the UK, where he ranks 23rd for number of weeks overall spent on the charts. He ranked 96th on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock." Meat Loaf has also appeared in over 50 movies or television shows, sometimes as himself, or as characters resembling his stage persona. His most notable roles include Eddie in the American premiere of The Rocky Horror Show and in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Robert "Bob" Paulson in Fight Club.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1947-09-27

Place of Birth Dallas, Texas, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.meatloaf.net

Also Known As

  • Meat Loaf Aday
  • Marvin Lee Aday

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Meat Loaf - Live In Bergen 2015 as Himself
2015 Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon as Himself (archive footage)
2014 Wishin' and Hopin' as Monsignor Muldoon
2014 Stage Fright as Roger McCall (as Meat Loaf Aday)
2013 All American Christmas Carol
2013 The Moment as Sergeant Goodman
2012 Meat Loaf: Guilty Pleasure Tour Live from Sydney as Himself
2010 Beautiful Boy as Motel Clerk
2010 Justin Lee Collins: Good Times(1 episode)
2010 Popstar to Operastar(19 episodes)
2010 Burning Bright as Howie
2009 Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of Hell - The Original Tour as Singer
2009 Citizen Jane as Detective Jack Morris (as Meat Loaf Aday)
2008 Rock & A Hard Place(22 episodes)
2007 Any Dream Will Do(1 episode)
2006 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny as Bud Black
2006 The Megan Mullally Show(1 episode)
2006 The One Show(3 episodes)
2006 Pelts as Jake Feldman
2005 Masters of Horror(1 episode)
2005 Crazylove as John (as Meat Loaf Aday)
2005 BloodRayne as Leonid
2005 Extreme Dating as Marshall Jackson
2005 Chasing Ghosts as Richard Valbruno
2005 The Pleasure Drivers
2004 House(1 episode)
2004 Meat Loaf - Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as Himself - Artist
2004 A Hole in One
2003 Learning Curves as Timmons
2002 Wishcraft as Detective Sparky Shaw
2002 Monk(1 episode) as Hadley Jorgensen
2002 American Idol(1 episode)
2002 The Car Kid
2002 Salton Sea as Bo
2001 The 51st State as The Lizard
2001 Focus as Fred (as Meat Loaf Aday)
2001 Trapped
2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
2000 Blacktop as Jack
2000 Meat Loaf - Hits out of Hell as Himself
1999 Crazy in Alabama as Sheriff John Doggett
1999 Fight Club as Robert 'Bob' Paulson
1999 Where Are They Now?(1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1999 Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell
1998 Outside Ozona as Floyd Bibbs
1998 The Mighty as Iggy
1998 Black Dog as Red
1998 Gunshy as Lew Collins
1997 Spice World as Dennis
1997 South Park(1 episode)
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show(1 episode)
1995 Die Harald Schmidt Show(1 episode)
1995 The Outer Limits(1 episode)
1995 To Catch a Yeti as Big Jake Grizzly
1994 Top of The Pops 2(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1992 Leap of Faith as Hoover
1992 The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag as Lawrence
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1992 Wayne's World as Tiny
1991 Noel's House Party(1 episode)
1991 Lightning Force(2 episodes)
1991 Motorama as Vern
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1988 Monsters(1 episode)
1987 The Squeeze
1987 The Grand Knockout Tournament as Himself
1986 Out of Bounds as Gil
1985 The Equalizer(1 episode)
1985 Feel the Motion as Himself
1984 Meat Loaf - Hits out of Hell as Himself
1981 Dead Ringer as Meat Loaf/Marvin
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1980 Roadie as Travis W. Redfish
1979 Scavenger Hunt as Scum
1979 Americathon as Oklahoma Daredevil, Roy Budnitz
1975 Saturday Night Live(2 episodes)
1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show as Eddie
1973 The Midnight Special(0 episodes)
1952 Today(1 episode)
1900 Ultimate Albums(19 episodes)

Sound

1985 Feel the Motion … Music

Production

2004 Meat Loaf - Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra … Executive Producer

Directing

2012 Meat Loaf: Guilty Pleasure Tour Live from Sydney … Director

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