Birth Name: Roger Harry Daltrey
Date of Birth: March 1, 1944
Place of Birth: Shepards Bush, London
The tough front man of the Who, Roger Daltrey was famous (or infamous as his band members might put it) for baring his chest and swinging the microphone like a madman. As the confident lead singer of The Who, Roger commanded
Roger Daltrey was born in Shepards Bush, a tougher part of London than where John and Pete grew up. Roger learned how to survive with his fists, becoming somewhat of a thug in his early teen years. But Roger also learned how to be strong, how to take control, how to lead, and how to survive. It was his confident attitude that led the group in their early years as The Detours.
However, it was the natural born leader inside him that caused many of the conflicts between himself and the rest of the group. Shortly before the band released "My Generation," Roger was fired due to a conflict between him and the rest of the band. Of course, the song soared to #2 in the U.K. charts and he was taken back.