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Dee Dee Ramone

Dee Dee RamoneAKA Douglas Glen Colvin

Born: 18-Sep-1952
Birthplace: Fort Lee, VA
Died: 5-Jun-2002
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Accident - Overdose
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Bassist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former bassist, The Ramones

Worked as a boy prostitute to support his heroin habit. After quitting the Ramones in 1989, Dee Dee tried to reinvent himself as hip hop emcee Dee Dee King, to his own embarassment.

    The Ramones
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002
    Stomach Pumped 1979
    Risk Factors: Heroin

    End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones (19-Jan-2003) · Himself
    Bikini Bandits (12-Nov-2002)
    Hated (1994) · Himself
    1991: The Year Punk Broke (20-Nov-1992) · Himself
    Rock 'n' Roll High School (24-Aug-1979) · Himself

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Author of books:
Lobotomy: Surviving the Ramones (2000, memoir, with Veronica Kofman and Legs McNeil)
Chelsea Horror Hotel (2001, novel)
Legend of a Rock Star: The Last Testament of Dee Dee Ramone (2002, memoir)

Is the subject of documentaries:
Hey, Is Dee Dee Home?, 2003, DETAILS: Lech Kowalski

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