Oct. 7th, 1951
Seymour, Indiana, USA
John Mellencamp's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2002 - Lone Star State of Mind
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Musical Guest
Himself - Host
- Graduated from Vincennes University in 1973 with an associates degree in Broadcasting.
- Honorary Doctorate from Indiana University in May 2000
- He was born with a mild form of spina bifida.
- Smoked 3 packs of cigarettes a day until his heart attack.
- Suffered a mild heart attack in the midst of a 1994 tour.
- Named his son Hud, after 'Paul Newman (I)' (qv)'s character in the movie _Hud (1963)_ (qv).
- Co-founded Farm Aid (benefitting the family farmer) with 'Neil Young (I)' (qv) and 'Willie Nelson' (qv).