Jan. 9th, 1967
Johannesburg, South Africa
Dave Matthews' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Just Go with It
2008 - Lake City
2007 - Dave Matthews Band: Live at Piedmont Park
2007 - I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
2006 - Before the Music Dies
2005 - Because of Winn-Dixie
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Musical Guest
- In 1993, Dave's eldest sister, Anne, died in a domestic tragedy, at her home in South Africa. The DMB album 'Under the Table and Dreaming' is dedicated to her. Anne is survived by her two children.
- In fall of 2004, he participated in the Vote for Change concert tour organized to encourage the defeat of 'George W. Bush' (qv) in the U.S. presidential election.
- He was in several plays in 1990-1991 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Came to America at the age of 18 and began working as a bartender in a jazz club in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is where he heard the artists play that later became part of his band.
- Most common topics of his songs: women, drugs, live life to fullest, political messages
- Has two sisters (Anne and Jane) and a brother (Peter).
- Dave's father, John, a non-smoker, died when Dave was 10 years old, of lung cancer.
- Proposed to the same woman (Julia Grey) three different times, each time being told "no"