James Hetfield (I)

Soundtrack | Actor | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Metallica Through the Never (2013) | Zombieland (2009) | X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
AKA 
Hetfield | James | Metallica
NICKNAMEs  
Het, Jaymz, The Het, Papa Het, Mighty Het
BORN 
Aug 3, 1963 (age 54)
HEIGHT 
6' 1¼" (1.86m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (96 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (58 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Ready or NotReady or Not (TV Series) Writer ("Battery") (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 31, 2018) Writer ("Battery") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Granada ReportsGranada Reports (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 2
  • Primary photo for Stranger ThingsStranger Things (TV Series) Writer ("The Four Horsemen") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for SupernaturalSupernatural (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2017), Writer ("Some Kind of Monster") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005–2017 2
    • Lost and Found (Oct 12, 2017) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less
    • Phantom Traveler (Oct 4, 2005) Writer ("Some Kind of Monster")  Less
  • Primary photo for The LeftoversThe Leftovers (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2014), Writer ("Wherever I May Roam") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2014–2017 2
    • Certified (May 21, 2017) Writer ("Wherever I May Roam")  Less
    • The Prodigal Son Returns (Sep 7, 2014) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000: The ReturnMystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy HagarRock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017), Performer ("Piece Of My Heart/The Joker") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Acoustic 4 a Cure (Mar 5, 2017) Himself, Performer ("Piece Of My Heart/The Joker")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 59th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 59th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Moth into Flame")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("Moth into Flame") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("One") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Skylanders AcademySkylanders Academy (TV Series) Wolfgang (5 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 5
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  • Primary photo for The Voice ThailandThe Voice Thailand (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for PinheadsPinheads (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for BillionsBillions (TV Series) Writer ("Master of Puppets") (1 episode, 2016), Metallica (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("Harvester of Sorrow", "Master of Puppets") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 2
    • The Deal (Feb 21, 2016) Writer ("Master of Puppets") (uncredited)  Less
    • Short Squeeze (Feb 7, 2016) Metallica, Writer ("Harvester of Sorrow", "Master of Puppets") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for American Dad!American Dad! (TV Series) James Hetfield (1 episode, 2016), Writer ("Master of Puppets", "All Nightmare Long") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • The Life Aquatic with Steve Smith (Feb 1, 2016) James Hetfield (voice), Writer ("Master of Puppets", "All Nightmare Long")  Less
  • Primary photo for Mike and Mike in the MorningMike and Mike in the Morning (TV Series) Writer ("Master Of Puppets") (1 episode, 2015), Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Metallica in AntarcticaMetallica in Antarctica (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Writer ("Sad but True") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • 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 Once Upon a TimeOnce Upon a Time (TV Series) Writer ("The Day That Never Comes") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Lacey (Apr 21, 2013) Writer ("The Day That Never Comes")  Less
  • Primary photo for CalifornicationCalifornication (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Mad Dogs and Englishmen (Mar 17, 2013) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for MulatschagMulatschag (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #1.216 (May 18, 2012) Writer ("Enter Sandman")  Less
  • 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 Metal EvolutionMetal Evolution (TV Series) Writer ("Hit the Lights") (1 episode, 2011), Writer ("Phantom Lord", "Hit the Lights", "The Four Horsemen", "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman", "Nothing Else Matters", "Cyanide") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 2
    • Thrash (Dec 23, 2011) Writer ("Phantom Lord", "Hit the Lights", "The Four Horsemen", "Master of Puppets", "Enter Sandman", "Nothing Else Matters", "Cyanide")  Less
    • Pre-Metal (Nov 11, 2011) Writer ("Hit the Lights")  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)  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 WrestleMania XXVIIWrestleMania XXVII (TV Special) Writer ("For Whom The Bell Tolls")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for X FactorX Factor (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • 5. Live Show (Oct 19, 2010) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less
  • 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 California's GoldCalifornia's Gold (TV Series) Writer ("Fuel") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Golden Knights (Sep 7, 2009) Writer ("Fuel") (uncredited)  Less
  • 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)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Idool 2007Idool 2007 (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • 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), Writer ("Master Of Puppets") (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 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerneIdol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Deutschland sucht den SuperstarDeutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Dritte Top 20 Show (Dec 21, 2005) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Rock (Nov 11, 2005) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters")  Less
  • Primary photo for Australian IdolAustralian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Nothing Else Matters") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for I Love the '90sI Love the '90s (TV Series) Writer ("Enter Sandman") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • 1991 (Jul 12, 2004) Writer ("Enter Sandman")  Less
  • Primary photo for Dave the BarbarianDave the Barbarian (TV Series) Chino (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for WCW Monday NitroWCW Monday Nitro (TV Series) Writer ("Seek & Destroy") (45 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2001 45
    • Episode #5.35 (May 15, 2000) Writer ("Seek & Destroy")  Less
    • Episode #5.34 (May 8, 2000) Writer ("Seek & Destroy")  Less
    • Episode #5.32 (Apr 24, 2000) Writer ("Seek & Destroy")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Paradise Lost 2: RevelationsParadise Lost 2: Revelations (TV Movie) Writer ("Welcome Home (Sanitarium)", "The Call of Ktulu", "Fade To Black", "The Unforgiven")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The SopranosThe Sopranos (TV Series) Writer ("The Memory Remains") (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Heat Vision and JackHeat Vision and Jack (TV Short) Writer ("King Nothing") (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • 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 Jestem morderca...Jestem morderca... (TV Movie) Writer ("Wherever I May Roam", "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for ECW Barely LegalECW Barely Legal (TV Special) Writer ("Enter Sandman")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Until It Sleeps") (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for 1991 MTV Video Music Awards1991 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Writer ("Enter Sandman")  Less 1991
Self (87 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Kids ReactKids React (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself - Metallica (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #2.9 (Nov 5, 2006) Himself - Metallica (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sendung ohne NamenSendung ohne Namen (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • Lügen (Apr 24, 2003) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for SNL: 25 Years of MusicSNL: 25 Years of Music (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Metallica)  Less 1999
Other (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • 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 World TourGuitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) Writer ("Trapped Under Ice")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Rock Band 2Rock Band 2 (Video Game) Writer ("Battery")  Less 2008
  • 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 ("Enter Sandman")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Tony Hawk's Underground 2Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) Writer ("Whiplash")  Less 2004 $1MM

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