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|Birth name||Martin Margulies|
October 3, 1948|
San Fernando, California, United States
|Genres||Rock and Roll|
|Years active||1979 - 2000|
Johnny Legend (born October 3, 1948) is an American rockabilly musician, film producer, actor and wrestling manager.
Johnny Legend was born Martin Margulies, in San Fernando, California.
He lives in Northern California and is married to filmmaker Linda Lautrec, with whom he has one daughter, Daniele.
In 1982, the couple produced, wrote and, together with Mark Shepard, directed "My Breakfast with Blassie", starring comedian Andy Kaufman and wrestling manager Freddie Blassie. Legend's sister Lynne Margulies, who also appeared in the film, subsquently became Kaufman's girlfriend.
In 1995, Legend co-founded Incredibly Strange Wrestling, a wrestling promotion active in San Francisco until the early 2000s.
- Main Releases
- Are You Hep To Me? (Honeymoon Bop, 1979).
- Rockabilly Rumble (As Johnny Legend & His Skullcaps) (Rollin' Rock, 1981).
- Soakin' the Bone (As Johnny Legend & His Skullcaps) (Rollin' Rock, 1981).
- I Bite the Songs (Freddie Blassie, Produced by Johnny Legend) (Rhino, 1985).
- Rockabilly Rumble (Rollin' Rock Switzerland, 1994).
- Rockabilly Bastard: The Best of Johnny Legend, Volume None (Johnny Legend & His Rockabilly Bastards) (Hightone, 1997).
- Bitchin' (Dionysus, 1998).
- (Various Artists) Rollin' the Rock, Vol.1 (Rollin' Rock, 1976).
- (Various Artists) Rollin' the Rock, Vol. 2 (Rollin' Rock, 1977).
- (Original Soundtrack) Teenage Cruisers---The Cream of California Rockabilly (Rhino, 1980).
- (Various Artists) Forever Gene Vincent (Rollin' Rock, 1980).
- (Various Artists) Wrestling Rocks (Rhino, 1985).
- (Various Artists) Turning the World Blue: A Tribute to Gene Vincent (Skizmatic, 1996).
- (Various Artists) Rollin' Rock Got the Sock, Vol. 1 (Hightone, 1997).
- (Various Artists) Rollin' Rock Got the Sock, Vol. 2 (Hightone, 1998).
- (Various Artists) The Big Monster Bash, Vol. 1 (Mouthpiece, 1998).
- (Various Artists) Stock Footage: Music From the Films of Roger Corman (Worry Bird, 2000).
- (Various Artists) Original Soundtrack---If These Walls Could Talk 2 (Jellybean, 2000).
- The Secret Sex Lives of Romeo and Juliet (1969)
- The Cat Ate the Parakeet (a.k.a. Pot, Parents and Police, 1972) (as Martin Margulies)
- Sexual Sensory Perception (1975)
- Young, Hot 'N' Nasty Teenage Cruisers (1977)
- Fantasm Comes Again (1977) (as Martin Margulies)
- My Breakfast with Blassie (with Andy Kaufman) (1983)
- Prison Ship (1988)
- Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
- Severed Ties (1992)
- Children of the Corn III (1995)
- Bug Buster (1998)
- Man on the Moon (1999)
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