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Bo Diddley’s height is 5ft 7in (1.70 m)

Ellas Otha Bates (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), known by his stage name Bo Diddley, was an American R&B and Chicago Blues vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and music producer (usually as Ellas McDaniel). He was also known as The Originator because of his key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll, and rock, influencing a host of acts, including The Animals, Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Parliament Funkadelic, The Velvet Underground, The Who, The Yardbirds, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles, among others.

Bo Diddley

First Name: Bo
Last Name: Diddley
Birth Full Name: Ellas Bates
Other Names: The Black Gladiator,The Originator,Ellas B. McDaniel,Ellas McDaniel
Born: 30 December, 1928
Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, USA
Died: 2 June, 2008
Death Location: at his home in Archer, Florida.
Cause of Death: heart failure
Height: 5ft 7in (1.70 m)
Build: Average
Eye Color: Brown – Dark
Hair Color: Black
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Sexuality: Straight
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: American
High School: Foster Vocational High School in Chicago
Occupation: Singer-songwriter, musician
Genre: Chicago blues,rhythm and blues,rock and roll,blues
Music Genre: Pop/Rock
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Filmography: UtopiaLand (2011), Backstage with Bo Diddley (2003), So Weird (1999, TV Show), Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), Rockula (1990), Eddie and the Cruisers II: Eddie Lives! (1989), Trading Places (1983), Crush Proof (1972), The Legend of Bo Diddley (1966), Diary of a Sinner (1974), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), We’re the Millers (2013), Bates Motel (2013, TV Show), Men in Black 3 (2012), Not Fade Away (2012), Magic City (2012, TV Show), The Help (2011), Beloved (2011), The Roaring 20s: Mick Jagger’s Glory Years (2011), The Good Guys (2010, TV Show), The Walking Dead (2010, TV Show), Funny People (2009), Middle Men (2009), Cadillac Records (2008), Definitely, Maybe (2008), RocknRolla (2008), Schlaflos in Oldenburg (2008, TV Movie), Ganes (2007), Ghost Rider (2007), Introducing the Dwights (2007), Juno (2007), Mr. Woodcock (2007), Wild Hogs (2007), Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (2007), Hollywoodland (2006), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico (2005), 20 to 1 (2005, TV Show), Inside Deep Throat (2005), The Life (2004, TV Movie), Entourage (2004, TV Show), Chooch (2003), Daddy Day Care (2003), Foolproof (2003), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), The Night We Called It a Day (2003), I Spy (2002), Joe Dirt (2001), According to Jim (2001, TV Show), Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), Boys Don’t Cry (1999), Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: High Grass Dogs, Live from the Fillmore (1999), Fire Down Below (1997), The Locusts (1997), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996), VH1 Legends (1995, TV Show), Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (1995, TV Show), Backbeat (1994), Cops and Robbersons (1994), The Cowboy Way (1994), Tohuwabohu (1994, TV Show), Late Show with David Letterman (1993, TV Show), The Cutting Edge (1992), Heartbeat (1992, TV Show), Flight of the Intruder (1991), Shakes the Clown (1991), Goodfellas (1990), Lisa (1989), Shag (1989), She’s Out of Control (1989), Who Shot Patakango? (1989), Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989, TV Show), Unplugged (1989, TV Show), A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988), Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), Short Circuit 2 (1988), Stealing Home (1988), Tapeheads (1988), Two Moon Junction (1988), La Bamba (1987), The Big Town (1987), Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (1986), Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986), The Color of Money (1986), Designing Women (1986, TV Show), Better Off Dead… (1985), Breaking All the Rules (1985), Live Aid (1985, TV Movie), The Sex O’Clock News (1984), Miami Vice (1984, TV Show), Risky Business (1983), Hells Angels Forever (1983), The Last Waltz (1978), Arena (1975, TV Show), Iltatähti (1974, TV Show), Let the Good Times Roll (1973), Fritz the Cat (1972), Music Scene (1969, TV Show), Omnibus (1967, TV Show), The Big T.N.T. Show (1966), Charlie Is My Darling (1966), Shindig! (1964, TV Show), Top of the Pops (1964, TV Show), Hollywood a Go Go (1964, TV Show), Don’t Knock the Twist (1962), New American Bandstand 1965 (1952, TV Show), Cheat You Fair: The Story of Maxwell Street (2006), 3-D Rocks (2005), Rock at Fifty (2003, TV Movie), According to Jim (2001, TV Show), Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me (2001), Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: High Grass Dogs, Live from the Fillmore (1999), The 40th Annual Grammy Awards (1998, TV Movie), E! True Hollywood Story (1996, TV Show), Salute to the ’50s: The Reunion of the Decade (1996, TV Show), Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (1996, TV Movie), Rock & Roll (1995, TV Show), Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (1995, TV Show), The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll, Vol. 2 (1995, TV Show), Live at the Joint (1995, TV Show), Late Night with Conan O’Brien (1993, TV Show), Later with Jools Holland (1992, TV Show), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992, TV Show), American Bandstand’s 40th Anniversary Special (1992, TV Movie), Big Bird’s Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (1991, TV Movie), Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1991, TV Show), Golden Age of Rock’n'Roll (1991, TV Show), Guitar Legends (1991, TV Show), Cue the Music (1991, TV Show), Bo Diddley – Willie Dixon: RockWalk Induction (1989), Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll (1987), Bo Diddley: I Don’t Sound Like Nobody (1987, TV Show), Good Time Rock ‘n’ Roll (1985, TV Movie), American Bandstand’s 33 1/3 Celebration (1985, TV Movie), Hells Angels Forever (1983), Live Wednesday (1978, TV Show), Sha Na Na (1977, TV Show), All You Need Is Love (1977, TV Show), American Bandstand’s 25th Anniversary (1977, TV Movie), This Is America Part 2 (1977), Good Old Days (1977, TV Movie), In Concert (1975, TV Show), Let the Good Times Roll (1973), The London Rock and Roll Show (1973), Shake, Rock and Roll (1973, TV Show), The Midnight Special (1972, TV Show), Music Scene (1969, TV Show), Keep on ‘Rockin (1969, Short Film), The Big T.N.T. Show (1966), The Legend of Bo Diddley (1966), Shindig! (1964, TV Show), Hollywood a Go Go (1964, TV Show), Thank Your Lucky Stars (1961, TV Show), The Mike Douglas Show (1961, TV Show), Discs a Go-Go (1961, TV Show), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948, TV Show)
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