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Jeff Fenholt

Male
Born 1951
Age 65
Genres Christian rock + ...
Instruments Vocals
Performed With Project: Driver +...
Other Names Fenholt, Jeffrey ...

Jeffrey Craig "Jeff" Fenholt is an American singer best known for his performance as the title character in the original Broadway theatre adaptation of Jesus Christ Superstar and for his appearance on the cover of "Time Magazine". In later years, Fenholt would gain notoriety as a Christian evangelist and singer, as well as controversy over his involvement with the English heavy metal band Black Sabbath.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jeff Fenholt.

CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born in 1951.

TWENTIES

1971 20 Years Old In 1971, Fenholt was cast as the title role in the Broadway run of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.
1973 22 Years Old Incidentally, Ted Neeley, who would go on to become famous for playing Jesus for many performances and in the 1973 movie, was Fenholt's understudy. … Read More
1978 27 Years Old In 1978, Fenholt recorded a Disco LP called "Smile" for CBS and was paid $300,000 dollars. … Read More

FORTIES

1994 43 Years Old Fenholt's 1994 autobiography From Darkness To Light makes substantial allegations of abuse and mistreatment as a youth, including claims that he was subjected to frequent beatings. … Read More
1996 45 Years Old In 1996, Fenholt's parents sued him, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), and the publisher of his autobiography for $12 million each for defamation of character. … Read More
1997 46 Years Old In the December 1997 issue, Vanity Fair detailed his past as a "boy toy" for Gala Dalí, wife of Salvador Dalí and that Fenholt had worked on the side as a representative for Salvador Dalí. … Read More
1998 47 Years Old Fenholt was divorced in 1998 and left TBN, except for a few brief appearances, including one after the events of September 11, 2001, that featured a marked change in his demeanor and appearance, including short hair and a quick exit from the stage following his performance.

FIFTIES

2001 50 Years Old His album of sacred music was TBN's promotion in December 2001. … Read More
2004 53 Years Old Fenholt returned to TBN on March 3, 2004, as a guest on the Behind the Scenes program, hosted by Paul Crouch. … Read More
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