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Kirk Hammett

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer

Hammett was born in San Francisco, California on November 18, 1962, to Teofila (Oyao) and Dennis L. Hammett, a merchant seaman. He learned guitar at age 15 and joined Metallica to replace Dave ... read full biography
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Nov 18, 1962 (age 55) | 5' 7½" (1.71m)
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Still of Kirk Hammett in Metallica Through the NeverStill of Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield in Metallica Through the NeverKirk Hammett, Courtney Love, Lars Ulrich, Melissa Auf der Maur, Eric Erlandson, Nina Gordon, James Hetfield, Louise Post and Patty Schemel in Hit So HardKirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo and Lady GagaKirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, Nimród Antal, James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo at event for Metallica Through the NeverKirk Hammett at event for Metallica Through the Never
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Archive Footage (3 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Video on Trial (2006)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2006) Himself (1 episode, 2006)   See fewer
Episode #2.9 (Nov 5, 2006) Season 2, Episode 9 - Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Sendung ohne Namen (2003)
(TV Series) - James Hetfield (1 episode, 2003) James Hetfield (1 episode, 2003)   See fewer
Lügen (Apr 24, 2003) Season 1, Episode 25 - James Hetfield (archive footage) James Hetfield (archive footage)   See fewer
SNL: 25 Years of Music (1999)
(TV Movie) - Himself (archive footage) (as Metallica) Himself (archive footage) (as Metallica)   See fewer
Other (4 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Guitar Hero: Metallica (2009)
(Video Game) - Himself, Writer ("All Nightmare Long", "Broken Beat & Scarred", "Creeping Death", "Cyanide", "Disposable Heroes", "Dyers Eve", "Enter Sandman", "Fade To Black", "Frantic", "Fuel", "King Nothing", "Master of Puppets", "My Apocalypse", "The Memory Remains", "The Thing That Should Not Be", "The Unforgiven", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)") Himself, Writer ("All Nightmare Long", "Broken Beat & Scarred", "Creeping Death", "Cyanide", "Disposable Heroes", "Dyers Eve", "Enter Sandman", "Fade To Black", "Frantic", "Fuel", "King Nothing", "Master of Puppets", "My Apocalypse", "The Memory Remains", "The Thing That Should Not Be", "The Unforgiven", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)")   See fewer
Guitar Hero World Tour (2008)
(Video Game) - Writer ("Trapped Under Ice") Writer ("Trapped Under Ice")   See fewer
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (2007)
(Video Game) - Writer ("One") Writer ("One")   See fewer
Rock Band (2007)
(Video Game) - Soundtrack ("Enter Sandman") Soundtrack ("Enter Sandman")   See fewer
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