Longtime disc jockey on Los Angeles station KROQ-FM and area clubs.
Hosts the radio show "Rodney on the Roq" after LoveLine on 106.7 KROQ, from midnight to 3 am.
Has appeared as an extra during various 1960s television guest appearances by major rock n' roll bands of the era. Auditioned for the role on The Monkees (1966) that eventually went to Davy Jones, but was so strikingly similar in appearance, he was hired as Davy's stand-in on the sitcom.
His nickname, "Mayor of the Sunset Strip", was coined by Sal Mineo.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on March 9, 2007.
Is portrayed by Keir O'Donnell in The Runaways (2010).
Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame near his longtime friend David Bowie's star.
Currently living in Los Angeles, California. [October 2009]