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Dennis Wilson

Dennis WilsonAKA Dennis Carl Wilson

Born: 4-Dec-1944
Birthplace: Hawthorne, CA
Died: 28-Dec-1983
Location of death: Marina del Rey, CA [1]
Cause of death: Accident - Drowning
Remains: Burial at sea, Buried at sea by US Coast Guard, Long Beach, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founding member, The Beach Boys

Befriended Charles Manson for some reason, prior to the Tate-La Bianca murders. A Manson composition, originally titled Cease to Exist, ended up in edited form on Beach Boys album 20/20 as Never Learn Not to Love, leading to death threats for Wilson shortly thereafter.


[1] Basin C-1100, Marina del Rey, CA.

Father: Murry Wilson (machinist/songwriter, b. 2-Jul-1917, d. 4-Jun-1973 heart attack)
Mother: Audree Neva Korthof Wilson (b. 28-Sep-1917, m. 26-Mar-1938, d. 1-Dec-1997)
Brother:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boy)
Brother: Carl Wilson (Beach Boy)
Wife: Carole Freedman (m. 29-Jun-1965, div. 14-Jan-1968, two children)
Daughter: Jennifer (b. 1968)
Son: Scott (stepson, adopted)
Wife: Barbara Charren (m. 4-Aug-1970, div. 6-Aug-1974, two children)
Son: Carl B. Wilson (b. 1972)
Son: Michael (b. 1973)
Wife: Karen Lamm (m. 21-May-1976, div. 1980)
Wife: Shaun Love (m. Jan-1983, until his death, one son)
Son: Gage (b. 1982)
Girlfriend: Christine McVie (1978-80)
Girlfriend: Colleen McGovern

    High School: Hawthorne High School, Hawthorne, CA

    The Beach Boys (1961-83)
    unknown detox facility St. John's Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA (Dec-1983)
    Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital 26-Dec-1983 (left same day)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Cocaine, Heroin

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Two-Lane Blacktop (7-Jul-1971)
    The Monkey's Uncle (23-Jun-1965) · Himself
    The T.A.M.I. Show (29-Dec-1964) · Himself


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