Mötley Crüe’s biopic, The Dirt, debuts on March 22 on Netflix. Meanwhile, more information is coming out. The latest news is that one of the characters in the film is David Lee Roth, lead singer of Van Halen.
The character will be but by the actor Christian Gehring.
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly commented on Roth’s appearance in an interview. He said he wanted very much to participate in the film and initially took the test to play the singer. Later he was cast for a larger role, for drummer Tommy Lee.
So Gehring won the Roth’s role. The actor has been working on television for the past seven years. He is part of the Schooled series and has appeared in Modern Family, The Brink and NCIS: Los Angeles.
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality. Roth is best known as the original (1974–1985) and current (2006–present) lead singer of hard rock band Van Halen. He is also known as a successful solo artist, releasing numerous RIAA-certified Gold and Platinum albums.
After more than two decades apart, Roth re-joined Van Halen in 2006 for a North American tour that became the highest grossing in the band’s history and one of the highest grossing of that year. In 2012, Roth and Van Halen released the comeback album A Different Kind of Truth. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. Roth possesses a vocal range of five octaves and three notes.
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