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Alan Freed

Alan FreedBorn: 15-Dec-1922
Birthplace: Johnstown, PA
Died: 20-Jan-1965
Cause of death: Liver Failure
Remains: Buried, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Disc Jockey

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Legendary rock-and-roll DJ

Credited with, but did not actually coin, the term Rock-and-Roll.

Wife: Jackie McCoy (div.)

    Radio Hall of Fame 1988
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986 (nonperformer)
    Rockabilly Hall of Fame
    Bribery 1962 (commercial bribery, 2 counts, pled guilty)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Go, Johnny, Go! (Jun-1959) · Himself
    Mister Rock and Roll (16-Oct-1957) · Himself
    Rock, Rock, Rock (26-Dec-1956) · Himself
    Don't Knock the Rock (14-Dec-1956) · Himself
    Rock Around the Clock (21-Mar-1956) · Himself



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