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James Hetfield (I)

Soundtrack | Actor | Music Department
KNOWN FOR 
Zombieland (2009) | Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) | Mission: Impossible II (2000)
AKA 
Hetfield | Metallica
NICKNAMEs  
Het, Jaymz, The Het, Papa Het, Mighty Het
BORN 
Aug 3, 1963 (age 51)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Howard Stern Birthday BashHoward Stern Birthday Bash (Video) Himself - Video Message, Performer ("Happy Birthday to You")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for HellionHellion Writer ("Battery", "Metal Militia")  Less 2014 $41K
  • Primary photo for Metallica Through the NeverMetallica Through the Never Himself, Executive Producer, Writer ("Ride the Lightning", "Cyanide", "Creeping Death", "For Whom the Bells Tolls", "...And Justice for All", "Whiplash", "Master Of Puppets", "Orion", "Fuel", "Enter Sandman", "One", "The Memory Remains", "Wherever I May Roam", "Battery", "Nothing Else Matters", "Hit The Lights"), Writer  Less 2013 $3.4MM
  • Primary photo for That's My BoyThat's My Boy Writer ("Whiplash")  Less 2012 $70MM $37MM
  • Primary photo for Anton Corbijn Inside OutAnton Corbijn Inside Out Self, Writer ("Mama Said")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Project XProject X Writer ("Battery")  Less 2012 $12MM $55MM
  • Primary photo for Paradise Lost 3: PurgatoryParadise Lost 3: Purgatory Writer ("Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "Fade to Black", "The Day That Never Comes"), Special Thanks (Metallica)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Cry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the WorldCry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the World (Video) Writer ("Enter Sandman")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Casino Jack and the United States of MoneyCasino Jack and the United States of Money Writer ("ENTER SANDMAN")  Less 2010 $176K
  • Primary photo for ZombielandZombieland Writer ("For Whom the Bell Tolls")  Less 2009 $24MM $76MM
  • Primary photo for Heavy Metal in BaghdadHeavy Metal in Baghdad Writer ("Fade to Black")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Rock Bottom: From Hell to RedemptionRock Bottom: From Hell to Redemption Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less 2007 $350K
  • Primary photo for The Darwin AwardsThe Darwin Awards Himself, Writer ("No Leaf Clover", "Sad but True")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Metal: A Headbanger's JourneyMetal: A Headbanger's Journey Writer ("Master of Puppets") (as Hetfield)  Less 2005 $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for The Work of Director Anton CorbijnThe Work of Director Anton Corbijn (Video) Himself (segments "Hero of the Day" and "Mama Said") (as Metallica), Writer ("Mama Said", "Hero Of the Day")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Devil and Daniel JohnstonThe Devil and Daniel Johnston Writer ("Master of Puppets")  Less 2005 $332K
  • Primary photo for Metallica: Some Kind of MonsterMetallica: Some Kind of Monster Himself, Writer ("Frantic", "Seek and Destroy", "Some Kind of Monster", "Dirty Window", "My World", "Shoot Me Again", "Enter Sandman", "Purify", "Master of Puppets", "The Shortest Straw", "Sad But True", "The Unnamed Feeling", "Sweet Amber", "All Within My Hands", "Damage, Inc.", "St. Anger", "Battery", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Invisible Kid") (as Hetfield)  Less 2004 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Old SchoolOld School Writer ("Master Of Puppets")  Less 2003 $24MM $75MM
  • Primary photo for Biker BoyzBiker Boyz Writer ("We Did It Again")  Less 2003 $22MM
  • Primary photo for The ForsakenThe Forsaken Writer ("Enter Sandman") (as James Alan Hetfield)  Less 2001 $5MM $6.8MM
  • Primary photo for The PledgeThe Pledge Writer ("Poor Twisted Me")  Less 2001 $45MM $20MM
  • Primary photo for Mission: Impossible IIMission: Impossible II Soundtrack  Less 2000 $125MM $215MM
  • Primary photo for Any Given SundayAny Given Sunday Writer ("MOTORBREATH")  Less 1999 $55MM $76MM
  • Primary photo for XPW Hardcore Conception!XPW Hardcore Conception! (Video) Writer ("Wherever I May Roam")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for South Park: Bigger Longer & UncutSouth Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut Performer ("Hell Isn't Good")  Less 1999 $21MM $52MM
  • Primary photo for American MovieAmerican Movie Writer ("Fight Fire With Fire")  Less 1999 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Metallica: Cunning StuntsMetallica: Cunning Stunts (Video) Himself (Guitarist / Vocalist) (as Metallica), Writer ("Creeping Death", "Sad but True", "Ain't My Bitch", "Hero of the Day", "King Nothing", "One", "Fuel", "Nothing Else Matters", "Until It Sleeps", "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Wherever I May Roam", "Fade to Black", "Ride the Lightning", "No Remorse", "Hit the Lights", "The Four Horsemen", "Seek & Destroy", "Fight Fire with Fire", "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman", "Motorbreath")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Your Friends & NeighborsYour Friends & Neighbors Writer ("Enter Sandman", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "Wherever I May Roam")  Less 1998 $5MM $4.7MM
  • Primary photo for Disturbing BehaviorDisturbing Behavior Writer ("Harvester Of Sorrow")  Less 1998 $15MM $17MM
  • Primary photo for Hero of the DayHero of the Day (Video) Himself (Guitarist / Vocalist) (as Metallica), Writer ("Hero of the Day")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for SpawnSpawn Writer ("For Whom the Bell Tolls (The Irony of it All)") (as Hetfield)  Less 1997 $40MM $55MM
  • Primary photo for Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood HillsParadise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills Writer ("Welcome Home (Sanitarium), "The Call of Ktulu", "Orion")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994 (Video) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, SeattleMetallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, Seattle (Video) Himself, Live Music Producer (as Hetfield)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Metallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, San DiegoMetallica: Live Shit - Binge & Purge, San Diego (Video) Himself (Guitarist / Vocalist) (as Metallica), Producer (live music)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Metallica: Cliff 'Em All!Metallica: Cliff 'Em All! (Video) Himself (Guitarist / Vocalist) (as Metallica), Writer ("Creeping Death", "Damage, Inc.", "Whiplash", "Master of Puppets", "The Four Horsemen", "Fade To Black", "Seek & Destroy", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "For Whom The Bell Tolls")  Less 1987
Past Television (24 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Metallica in AntarcticaMetallica in Antarctica (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Brows Held HighBrows Held High (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Gerry Redux! (Nov 9, 2014) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 56th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer (uncredited), Writer ("One")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Howard Stern on DemandHoward Stern on Demand (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for RevengeRevenge (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Duress (Jan 4, 2012) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (2 episodes, 2011), Writer ("Ride the Lightning") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 3
    • Episode #20.26 (Oct 31, 2011) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #20.21 (Oct 24, 2011) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #19.52 (Dec 9, 2010) Writer ("Ride the Lightning")  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (3 episodes, 2010–2011)  Less 2010–2011 3
    • Episode #19.15 (Sep 28, 2011) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #19.12 (Sep 23, 2011) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #18.51 (Dec 7, 2010) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Ruisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkauttaRuisrock - 40 vuotta rockia ja rakkautta (TV Movie) Writer ("Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for TraumaTrauma (TV Series) Writer ("Hero of the Day") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Tunnel Vision (Mar 8, 2010) Writer ("Hero of the Day")  Less
  • Primary photo for Super Bowl XLIVSuper Bowl XLIV (TV Special) Writer ("Cyanide") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for House M.D.House M.D. (TV Series) Writer ("Fuel") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Known Unknowns (Nov 9, 2009) Writer ("Fuel") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WWE Monday Night RAWWWE Monday Night RAW (TV Series) Writer ("Fuel") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for David Garrett Live in BerlinDavid Garrett Live in Berlin (TV Movie) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for X FactorX Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #2.7 (Feb 13, 2009) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less
  • Primary photo for RageRage (TV Series) Writer ("The Memory Remains") (1 episode, 2008), Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004–2008 2
  • Primary photo for Cesko hledá SuperStarCesko hledá SuperStar (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) James Hetfield (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for MetalocalypseMetalocalypse (TV Series) Lorkey / Troll / Sniper / Fan #1 (4 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 4
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  • Primary photo for Dave the BarbarianDave the Barbarian (TV Series) Dragon Leader (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for WCW Monday NitroWCW Monday Nitro (TV Series) Writer ("Seek & Destroy") (45 episodes, 1999–2001), Writer ("Seek and Destroy")  Less 1999–2001 45
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  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Writer ("The Memory Remains") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Writer ("Ain't My Bitch") (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Full Court Press (Apr 3, 1998) Writer ("Ain't My Bitch") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for MTV Video Music Awards 1991MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (TV Special) Writer ("Enter Sandman")  Less 1991
Self (65 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself - Accused (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #2.9 (Nov 5, 2006) Himself - Accused (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SNL: 25 Years of MusicSNL: 25 Years of Music (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Metallica)  Less 1999
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Guitar Hero: MetallicaGuitar Hero: Metallica (Video Game) Himself, Writer ("All Nightmare Long", "Battery", "Broken Beat & Scarred", "Creeping Death", "Cyanide", "Disposable Heroes", "Dyers Eve", "Enter Sandman", "Fade To Black", "Fight Fire With Fire", "For Whom The Bell Tolls", "Frantic", "Fuel", "Hit The Lights", "King Nothing", "Master of Puppets", "My Apocalypse", "No Leaf Clover", "Nothing Else Matters", "One", "Orion", "Sad But True", "Seek & Destroy", "The Memory Remains", "The Shortest Straw", "The Thing That Should Not Be", "The Unforgiven", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "Wherever I May Roam", "Whiplash")  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Guitar Hero III: Legends of RockGuitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) Writer ("One")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Rock BandRock Band (Video Game) Soundtrack  Less 2007

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