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Donald Glen Vliet Net Worth

Donald Glen Vliet Net Worth is
$5 Million

Donald Glen Vliet Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Don Van Vliet was born on January 15, 1941 in Glendale, California, USA as Donald Glen Vliet. He was married to Janet Huck. He died on December 17, 2010 in Trinidad, California.
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJanuary 15, 1941
Place Of BirthGlendale, California, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack, Composer
Star SignCapricorn
#Trademark
1Abstract paintings
2Fedora hat
3Gravely multi-octave vocal range
4Surreal lyrics and poetry
#Quote
1We're all colored, or you wouldn't be able to see anyone.
2We see the moon, don't we? So it's our eye. Animals see us, don't they? So we're their animals.
3I don't like getting out when I could be painting. And when I'm painting, I don't want anybody else around.
4If you want to be a different fish, jump out of school.
#Fact
1He was offered a scholarship to study sculpture at 13 years old in Europe but his parents forbade him.
2His parents moved him to Lancaster, California in the Mojave Desert where he befriended Frank Zappa. He enrolled at Antelope Valley Junior College to study art in 1959 for one semester. He spent the early 1960s in Cucamonga, California in Zappa's studio.
3He is survived by his wife, Jan of Trinidad, California.
4His death was announced late on Friday (17th December, 2010) by the Michael Werner Gallery in New York.
5He gave up music in the mid-1980s to become a full-time painter.
6Famous for his collaborations with musician Frank Zappa.
7Vocalist, lyricist, instrumentalist and band leader of Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Bigger Splash2015performer: "Observatory Crest" - as Captain Beefhart / writer: "Observatory Crest"
Chronospunk! The Pursuit of Who?2014Short performer: "They Call Him The Doctor" - as Captain Beefheart
Something in the Air2012writer: "Abba Zaba"
Breakfast with Curtis2012writer: "Kandy Korn"
Lawless2012writer: "Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do"
Fresh Meat2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
EntourageTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Parashat Ha-ShavuaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
How to Be2008writer: "Clear Spot"
Things We Lost in the Fire2007writer: "Clear Spot" - as Don Vliet
One Last Chance2004writer: "Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do"
A Civil Action1998performer: "Hard Workin' Man" 1978 - as Captain Beefheart
The Big Lebowski1998performer: "Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles" - as Captain Beefheart / writer: "Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles" - as Don Vliet
Don Van Vliet: Some YoYo Stuff1994TV Short documentary writer: "What Are We Gonna Do With You", "Evening Bell"
Between the Teeth1994Documentary writer: "Well"
WKRP in Cincinnati1979TV Series writer - 1 episode
Blue Collar1978performer: "Hard Workin Man" - as Captain Beefheart
Van Oekel's DiscohoekTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1974 writer - 1 episode, 1974

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Don Van Vliet: Some YoYo Stuff1994TV Short documentary

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Artist Formerly Known as Captain Beefheart1997DocumentaryHimself
Don Van Vliet: Some YoYo Stuff1994TV Short documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1983TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1980TV SeriesHimself
Van Oekel's Discohoek1974TV SeriesHimself
Beat-Club1972TV Series
Where the Action Is1966TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Derailroaded2005DocumentaryHimself

Known for movies


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