Henry Rollins' Biography

Video highlights from Snake Underworld With Henry Rollins

Musician, Performer, Radio and Television Personality, Host of Snake Underworld

Henry Rollins confesses to two addictions: rock 'n roll and snakes. He has been obsessed with snakes from a young age and has three snake tattoos, employs a snake sitter, and sometimes stashes his python in the back of his tour bus. His love of snakes seems more like a hobby when compared to the little-known world of snake obsession he uncovers in Nat Geo WILD's Snake Underworld.

When he's not living out of a suitcase, Rollins is constantly at work as an actor, radio DJ, author of more than 20 books, and frontrunner of his publishing company and record label 2.13.61. He currently hosts a weekly radio show on the renowned NPR affiliate KCRW in Santa Monica, CA; is a regular contributor to VanityFair.com with his "Straight Talk Espresso" blog as well as to LA Weekly in his current home of Los Angeles; and recently completed a recurring role in the latest season of the FX television series Sons of Anarchy.

Rollins joined the Southern California band Black Flag as vocalist in 1981. Upon the demise of the legendary rock group, he formed Rollins Band and has been making records and touring the world ever since.  Beyond taking the stage as a musician, Rollins is an acclaimed spoken word artist with tour dates all over the world.  He has averaged over 100 shows a year for over 25 years. His most recent Frequent Flyer tour spanned seven months and 14 countries.

A Grammy winner for the performance of his own book Get in the Van, Henry is not one to confine his performances strictly to the stage. He has performed in movies and TV shows including Bad Boys II, Heat, and The Devil's Tomb, hosted IFC's The Henry Rollins Show, and co-starred with Adam Arkin in season two of Sons of Anarchy on the FX network.
 

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