'Diamond' Tim Pleshaw Biography

Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Wiki Biography: Tim Pleshaw was born in Heidelberg, Germany at the same U.S. Army hospital that General George Patton died in. Grandfather nicknamed him "Diamond" because he thought he "sparkled". Came to the U.S.A in the 60's via Boston/ Cape Cod, growing up in Nashville, Tn. through the 70's into the 80's. Graduated Bellevue H.S. & 2 Associate Degrees~ 1 from Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. in Commercial Art & Photography & the other from Atlanta, Ga. in Music Business. Became Head layout artist for the Service Merchandise Co. to Senior Correction Officer/Dept. Artist for Davidson County Sheriffs Dept. but his heart was in the entertainment business. Those years were "intertwined" with the band(s)!~ As Lead singer/songwriter of hard rock bands Rokkenhorse, Diamond's N Dust & Bondage through much of the 80's & into the 90's the Diamond was able to "shine". "We played in many clubs across America from the Whisky-A-Go-Go in Hollywood to the Ritz in New York City, at one time or another." One of the first professional gigs, band won a contest to open for Ozzy Osbourne & Def Leppard at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta! Later opened some shows for Joan Jett to Quiet Riot ( even showing up as an extra in their music videos!). One career highlight was performing at "the real" Woodstock 20th Anniversary on the original Yasgur's farm site! Worked for MCA (Uni & Geffen) designing the artwork for CD box sets like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Buddy Holly & Bing Crosby among the more notable. An In-Studio coordinator at the infamous Record Plant Studios in Hollywood. Worked in the production of TV shows "Seinfeld"(NBC) & "Sparks"(UPN). Art director & assistant art director on many film projects as well as Acting...one specifically as a serial-killer in a low budget cult favorite, "Eighteen". Worked in production for KISS' "Psycho Circus", U2's "Pop Mart" & The Rolling Stones "Bridges To Babylon" Tours, and was one of the original ground layers on a Music festival called Itchycoo Park that would eventually become Bonnaroo. Today "Diamond" is still writing music, working on various music business & film projects, writing a children's book, married & the father of identical twin girls. He loves Elvis, Clint Eastwood, classic 70's KISS & Van Halen (the David Lee Roth years only), traveling, photography, old Glen Campbell records, American history, baked-stuffed lobster, rainbow Twizzlers & since 1977 has been the biggest New England Patriots fan south of the Mason-Dixon line...north too, for that matter.

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Filmography

Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Tennessee Waltz Prisoner 1991 Thriller, Drama