- 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.
- 1976, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee
- Willow Daltrey — Daughter
- Rosie Daltrey — Daughter
- Jamie Daltrey — Son
- Harry Daltrey — Father
- Heather Taylor — Wife
- Irene Daltrey — Mother
- Jacqueline Rickman — Ex-wife
- Simon Daltrey — Son
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- Birth Name: Roger Harry Daltrey
- Birth Place: Hammersmith, London, England
- Profession: Rock singer, Actor
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