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Chuck Berry

Chuck BerryAKA Charles Edward Anderson Berry

Born: 18-Oct-1926
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 18-Mar-2017
Location of death: Wentzville, MO
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Guitarist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: My Ding-A-Ling

Father: Henry Berry (carpenter)
Brother: Henry W. Berry
Wife: Themetta Suggs (m. 1948, four children)
Daughter: Ingrid Berry clay
Son: Chuck Berry, Jr.
Slept with: Janice Escalante (14-year-old prostitute, in 1959)

    High School: Sumner High School, St. Louis, MO

    Chuck Berry
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1777 N. Vine Street (recordings, 1987)
    St. Louis Walk of Fame
    Kennedy Center Honor 2000
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 1986
    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986
    Grammy 1984 for Lifetime Achievement
    Armed Robbery
    Mann Act Violation (1959), convicted
    Tax Evasion 1979
    Drug Possession: Marijuana charges dropped
    Inmate: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary
    Endorsement of Christian Brothers brandy 1987
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Marijuana

    Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (18-Sep-1987) · Himself
    Class Reunion (29-Oct-1982) · Himself
    American Hot Wax (17-Mar-1978) · Himself
    Let the Good Times Roll (25-May-1973) · Himself
    The T.A.M.I. Show (29-Dec-1964) · Himself
    Jazz on a Summer's Day (28-Mar-1960) · Himself
    Go, Johnny, Go! (Jun-1959) · Himself
    Mister Rock and Roll (16-Oct-1957) · Himself
    Rock, Rock, Rock (26-Dec-1956) · Himself

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Author of books:
Chuck Berry: The Autobiography (1989, memoir)

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