Levon Helm

Ringo Starr, Levon Helm & Jim Kelfner
1940 - 2012

Levon Helm  American Guitarist


Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012) was an American rock 'n' roller, Americana musician, and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for The Band. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, country-accent...

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Longest Relationship31 yrs, 3 mths
Average Relationship Length15 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Mark
Middle Name Lavon
Last Name Helm
Full Name at Birth Mark Lavon Helm
Alternative Name Levon Helm
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1940
Birthplace Marvell, Arkansas, USA
Died 19th April, 2012
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Throat Cancer
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Guitarist
Occupation Guitarist
Claim to Fame Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Band) in 1994
Music Genre (Text) Rock and roll, rhythm and blues, rock, blues, country, folk, roots rock
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1957–2012
Music Style Rock & Roll, Country-Rock, Roots Rock, Psychedelic, Folk-Rock
Music Mood Earnest, Earthy, Organic, Gritty
Instrument Drums, Vocals, Mandolin
Instrument (text) Vocals, drums, percussions, mandolin, guitar, bass, harmonica, banjo, violin
Record Label Capitol, Mobile Fidelity, MCA, Breeze Hill, Levon
Associated Acts The Band, Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, Bob Dylan, Levon Helm's Ramble on the Road, Levon Helm and The RCO All-Stars, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash
Official Websites http://levonhelm.com
Father Diamond Helm
Mother Nell Helm
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In the Electric Mist2009 General John Bell Hood Movie
Shooter2007 Mr. Rate Movie
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada2005 Old Man with Radio Movie
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole1998 Juvie Bob Movie
Fire Down Below1997 Reverend Bob Goodall Movie
Feeling Minnesota1996 Bible Salesman Movie
Staying Together1989 Denny Stockton Movie
Midnight Caller1988 C.W. Blanchard TV Show
End of the Line1987 Leo Pickett Movie
Man Outside1986 Sheriff Leland Laughlin Movie
Smooth Talk1985 Harry Movie
Best Revenge1984 Bo Movie
The Dollmaker1984 Clovis TV Movie
The Right Stuff1983 Jack Ridley Movie
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers1982 Stormy Weathers TV Show
Coal Miner's Daughter1980 Ted Webb Movie
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