Oct. 7th, 1951
Seymour, Indiana, USA
John Mellencamp's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- On April 29 - May 4, in 1999, John Mellencamp's paintings were on display in Vincennes University's Shircliff Gallery of Art. He had ten paintings in the exhibit. There is a book called "Mellencamp: Painting and Reflections", with 75 of his paintings.
- He was born with a mild form of spina bifida.
- He won an American Music Award for "Jack & Diane" in 1982.
- Named his son Hud, after 'Paul Newman (I)' (qv)'s character in the movie _Hud (1963)_ (qv).
- Honorary Doctorate from Indiana University in May 2000
- 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.
- Co-founded Farm Aid (benefitting the family farmer) with 'Neil Young (I)' (qv) and 'Willie Nelson' (qv).
- The albums "Nothin' Matters and What if it Did", "Best That I Could Do", and "Words and Music: John Mellencamp's Greatest Hits" were all produced, engineered, and mixed by Bruce Robb in association with Bruce Robb Productions.