Hal Lindes

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Birthday
30, 1953
Birthplace
Monterey, CA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
30, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Monterey, CA

About

Known for his five years as Dire Straits' guitarist and for his notable contributions as a film composer. He joined Dire Straits during promotion for "Making Movies," their third album.

Before Fame

He was working on a solo album in 1980 with such luminaries as Al Kooper, Herbie Flowers, and John Bradbury when Mark Knopfler invited him to join Dire Straits. He abandoned the solo project to accept.

Trivia

His first movie score was a collaborative effort with Mark Knopfler on 'Local Hero,' David Puttnam's film from 1983.

Family Life

His daughter Nastassia Lindes became a fashion model.

Associated With

He frequently collaborated with Johnny Hallyday.