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Rod Stewart

Mostly Credited As: Rod Stewart
Sometimes Credited As: Hoochie Coochie Men
Steampacker and Shotgun Express
Jeff Beck Group
Faces
Rod Stewart & Faces
Rod Stewart & The Faces
The Faces
The Jeff Beck Group
The Steampacket
Steampacket

Birth Name: Roderick David Stewart
Date Of Birth: January 10, 1945 (Age 69)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Highgate, London, England
Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)

Rod Stewart


Roderick David Stewart was born on January 10, 1945 in Highgate, London. His parents are Robert and Elsie Stewart, and he has two brothers and two sisters. He worked many odd jobs before he became a famous, including digging graves. In the early 1960s, he began traveling through Europe and singing folk music. He was reportedly deported from Spain for being a vagrant.

Stewart was in a number of musical groups and bands early in his career, one of the most notable was the Jeff Beck Group, for which he was a vocalist. He toured with them before the group broke up. He also was in the band, The Faces, with Ron Wood. Audiences loved his unique raspy voice, so he put out a few solo albums. These early solo releases were very well received, including the albums Gasoline Alley, and Every Picture Tells a Story. The single "Maggie May" became very popular, and cemented his reputation as a talented musician.

Stewart moved to the U.S. in 1975, and not long after had another huge hit with the single, "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?". His music of this time period has a definite disco influence. Though his career cooled off somewhat in the 80s, he still put out more albums and had a few popular hit songs. In 1993 he recorded an MTV Unplugged special, and in 1994 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was also inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame, though not until 2006.

Recently Stewart has revived his career by singing old standard songs from the 1930s and 1940s, releasing his "Great American Songbook" albums. He was a guest voice coach for American Idol in 2006.

Stewart has had a turbulent personal life, being involved with many women, and having several children. He had a daughter with a girlfriend back in the 1960s, though the two weren’t ready to be parents and gave her up for adoption. In the 1970s he dated model Dee Harrington and actress Britt Ekland. He married Alana Hamilton in 1979, and the couple had a daughter and a son before they divorced in 1981. Not long after, Stewart dated model Kelly Emberg, and they had a daughter together. He married model Rachel Hunter in 1990, and had two more children with her before the marriage went sour. He is currently engaged to yet another model, Penny Lancaster.

Stewart was treated for thyroid cancer in 1999 and had to retrain his singing voice. He does what he can to raise funds for his favorite charity, "The City of Hope Foundation", which has the mission of finding cures for cancer, particularly in children.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Rod Stewart's Christmas (2012)As: Himself
A Home for the Holidays (1999)As: Himself (Host 2006)
Episode Cast Credits 

The 2014 Commonwealth Games (2014) 
  Opening Ceremony 01x01: (Jul/23/2014) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

Canada AM (1972) 
  Jason Priestley; Magical Performance; A Wild Walk; Tandem Tour 41x181: (May/19/2014) As Himself 

Surprise, Surprise (2012) (2012) 
  Series 2, Episode 10 02x10: (Dec/01/2013) As Himself 

Strictly Come Dancing (2004) 
  Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Premiere 11x01: (Sep/07/2013) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Julie Scardina, Rod Stewart 21x152: (Aug/29/2013) As Himself (Interviewee), [Musical Guests]
  Chelsea Handler, Kellan Lutz, Rod Stewart 18x167: (Nov/30/2010) As Himself, [Musical Guests]
  Michael Clarke Duncan, Lisa Lampanelli, Rod Stewart 15x13: (Oct/04/2006) As Himself 
  Tim Allen, Rod Stewart 14x20: (Oct/14/2005) As Himself 

The One Show (2006) 
  July 2, 2013 07x221: (Jul/02/2013) As Himself 
  May 20, 2011 05x208: (May/20/2011) As Himself 

Channel 4's Comedy Gala (2010) 
  Comedy Gala 2013 01x04: (Jun/07/2013) As Himself 

Alan Carr: Chatty Man (2009) 
  Rod Stewart, Dawn Porter, Made In Chelsea, Miles Kane 10x10: (May/17/2013) As Himself 

Loose Women (1999) 
  Series 17, Show 163 17x163: (May/16/2013) As Himself, [Featuring]
  Series 17, Show 46 17x46: (Nov/05/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Carey Mulligan, Rod Stewart 31x180: (May/10/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

This Morning (1988) 
  May 9, 2013 25x169: (May/09/2013) As Himself 
  December 13, 2010 23x71: (Dec/13/2010) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Rod Stewart, Edie Falco 11x77: (May/06/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Robin Williams, Rod Stewart 04x152: (Oct/12/2006) As Himself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  March 22, 2013 14x81: (Mar/22/2013) As Himself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 3, Show 76 03x76: (Dec/17/2012) As Himself 
  Series 3, Show 29 03x29: (Oct/11/2012) As Himself 

The X Factor (2004) 
  Series 9 - Elimination - 9 (Result) 09x29: (Dec/02/2012) As Himself 
  Series 3 - Live Finals 2 (Result) 03x14: (Oct/21/2006) As Himself 
  Series 3 - Live Finals 2 03x13: (Oct/21/2006) As Himself 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Cameron Diaz, Sarah Millican, Rod Stewart 12x04: (Nov/09/2012) As Himself, [Musical Guests]
  Michael Palin, Dawn French, Rod Stewart 06x07: (Nov/16/2009) As Himself 

Katie (2012) (2012) 
  Singer Rod Stewart | Political Commentators Rachel Maddow & Nicolle Wallace 01x32: (Oct/23/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Daybreak (2010) 
  October 11, 2012 03x29: (Oct/11/2012) As Himself 
  May 17, 2011 01x182: (May/17/2011) As Himself 

Piers Morgan Live (2011) 
  Rod Stewart 01x28: (Feb/23/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Dancing With the Stars (2005) 
  Season 11, Episode 14 11x14: (Nov/02/2010) As Himself, [Musical Guests]
  Round Five, Results 03x10: (Oct/11/2006) As Himself 

The Alan Titchmarsh Show (2007) 
  Series 7, Episode 26 07x26: (Nov/01/2010) As Himself 

Hey Hey It's Saturday (1971) 
  Episode 16 (30th October 2010) 30x16: (Oct/30/2010) As Himself 

Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2009) 
  Rod Stewart 04x04: (Oct/30/2010) As Himself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 1, Show 91 01x91: (Jan/27/2010) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  John Travolta, Rod Stewart 01x116: (Dec/03/2009) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

GMTV (1993) 
  November 11, 2009 17x315: (Nov/11/2009) As Himself 

Parkinson (2004) (2004) 
  Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé, Annie Lennox, Joe Cocker 07x10: (Nov/24/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Gordon Ramsay, Rod Stewart, Ben Elton 03x04: (Oct/29/2005) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Barbara Windsor, Joe Pasquale, Rod Stewart, Lily Savage 01x11: (Dec/25/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 2, Show 52 02x52: (Dec/05/2006) As Himself 

Wetten, dass..? (1981) 
  Düsseldorf (5) 27x02: (Nov/04/2006) As Himself (Have You Ever Seen the Rain, Heartache, Still the), [Musical Guests]

The View (1997) 
  Joan Rivers, Rod Stewart 10x25: (Oct/09/2006) As Himself 
  Season 8, Episode 37 08x37: (Oct/19/2004) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 64 07x64: (Nov/28/2003) As Himself 
  Season 6, Episode 39 06x39: (Oct/24/2002) As Himself 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Rod Stewart, Garth Sundem, Eduardo Xol 32x25: (Oct/06/2006) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Marcia Cross, Rod Stewart 04x25: (Oct/06/2006) As Himself 
  Rod Stewart/Dakota Fanning 03x34: (Oct/20/2005) As Himself 
  Rod Stewart/Christina Applegate 02x35: (Oct/22/2004) As Himself 

American Idol (2002) 
  Top 7 Results 05x31: (Apr/19/2006) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

Christmas In Rockefeller Center (1998) 
  2005 Special 08x01: (Nov/30/2005) As Himself 

Parkinson (1998) (1998) 
  Emma Thompson, Michael Palin, Rod Stewart, Luciano Pavarotti 10x07: (Nov/01/2003) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Thandie Newton, Rod Stewart, Colin Quinn, Verne Troyer, Damon Wayans 01x132: (Nov/01/2002) As Himself 

Behind The Music (1997) 
  Rod Stewart 04x16: (Mar/04/2001) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  David Duchovny/Rod Stewart 20x20: (May/13/1995) As Himself, [Musical Guests]
  (no host)/Rod Stewart, Tina Turner 07x01: (Oct/03/1981) As Himself, [Musical Guests]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Jerry Lewis, Sparky Mortimer, Rod Stewart 01x23: (Sep/29/1993) As Himself 

Aspel & Company (1984) 
  Series 10, Show 11 10x11: (Jun/13/1993) As Himself 

MTV Unplugged (1989) 
  Rod Stewart 04x06: (May/05/1993) As Himself 

The Saturday Picture Show (1984) 
  Series 3, Show 5 03x05: (May/24/1986) As Himself 

The Midnight Special (1973) 
  Hosts: Rod Stewart & The Faces 03x31: (Apr/25/1975) As Himself 

Rock Concert (1973) 
  Livingston Taylor / Osibisa / Rod Stewart & The Faces 01x14: (Feb/04/1974) As Himself 

Top Of The Pops (UK) (1964) 
  27th April 1967 04x18: (Apr/27/1967) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Brookside (1982)• Engineering Manager

Episode Crew


Featured Songs

Dancing With the Stars Songs:
Round Five, Results + Fooled Around and Fell in Love
+ Hot Legs 
Gooische vrouwen Songs:
De Seance + I'll Stand By You 
Wijnproeven + Handbags and Gladrags 
Flikken Maastricht Songs:
Kogelvis + I Can Tell By Your Eyes 
Een zaak met een luchtje + Have I Told You Lately That I Love You 
American Idol Songs:
San Diego Auditions + Never Give Up On A Dream 
Stenders late vermaak Songs:
Season 1, Episode 9 + Sailing 
Californication Songs:
I'll Lay My Monsters Down + True Blue 
100 Höjdare!!! Songs:
Sveriges skönaste människor - Värmland + Twistin' the Night Away 
Westenwind Songs:
De kus van de dood + You're In My Heart 
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