Roger Daltrey

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Roger Harry Daltrey
  • Birth Place: Hammersmith, London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/01/1944, Pisces
  • Profession: Rock singer; actor
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Roger Daltrey Fast Facts:
  • Grew up in the same neighborhood as future Who band mates Pete Townshend and John Entwistle.
  • Supported himself by working as a sheet-metal worker during the day while playing guitar with his band, the Detours, at night.
  • Recruited Entwistle to the Detours after their bassist quit; when the group's rhythm guitarist left, Entwistle called upon Townshend, a former band mate, to join.
  • Released his first studio album with the Who, The Who Sings My Generation, in 1965; was briefly kicked out of the band the same year after he flushed drummer Keith Moon's drugs down a toilet.
  • Made his solo debut in 1973 with Daltrey
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as part of the Who, in 1990.
  • Made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Is a patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust, for which he organizes charity concerts at Royal Albert Hall.
  • Roger Daltrey Relationships:
  • Irene Daltrey - Mother
  • Willow Daltrey - Daughter
  • Jacqueline Rickman - Ex-wife
  • Heather Taylor - Wife
  • Simon Daltrey - Son
  • Harry Daltrey - Father
  • Rosie Daltrey - Daughter
  • Jamie Daltrey - Son
  • Roger Daltrey Awards:
  • 1976 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actor - Nominee

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