Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
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Lead singer of Limp Bizkit
Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Director
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William Frederick "Fred" Durst (born August 20, 1970) is an American musician, director and actor, known primarily as the frontman of the band Limp Bizkit. Durst began Limp Bizkit with Sam Rivers and John Otto in 1995 which then lead to Wes Borland joining shortly thereafter. DJ Lethal, formerly of the hip hop group House of Pain joined in 1996 which marked the final line-up for Limp Bizkit, they would then go on to record their debut album, Three Dollar Bill, Yall$ to see a release in the following year.
Durst has dabbled in acting with a minor role in the 2005 TV miniseries Revelations, playing the role of Odgen. He had a small role on the Fox drama House, M.D. and he also starred in the 2006 movie Population 436 with Jeremy Sisto, as police officer Bobby Caine. Durst also chairs his own record label, Flawless Records, a division of Geffen Records. It has signed such bands as Puddle of Mudd, The Revolution Smile, Ringside and She Wants Revenge. Durst made his feature film directorial debut in The Longshots in July 2008.
Durst married girlfriend Esther Nazarov in July 2009. He has two children, a teenage daughter, Adriana, from his first marriage and a 7-year-old boy, Dallas, from a previous relationship. On September 28, 2009, Durst posted a message on Twitter saying: "For those of you inquiring I will confirm that Esther and I have decided to go our separate ways and we both thank you for your support."
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Full Name at Birth
William Frederick Durst
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Adriana Durst (daughter), Dallas Durst (son)
Hunter Huss High School, Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
Musician, Songwriter, Director, Producer, Actor
William Frederick "Fred" Durst (born August 20, 1970) is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. He spent his formative years playing in a number of local bands in Jacksonville, Florida while mowing lawns and working as a tattoo artist for financial support. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the multi-platinum nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
From Out of Nowhere Productions
Music Genre (Text)
Nu metal, rap metal, hip hop
Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, keyboards
Shrapnel, Cash Money, Flip, Interscope, Geffen, Mojo
Limp Bizkit, Steve Harwell, Method Man