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The Viper Room
The Viper Room

The Viper Room is a nightclub located along the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. It was opened in 1993 and was partly owned by actor Johnny Depp until 2004. The club is well known for having been the site where actor River Phoenix died of a drug overdose on Halloween morning in 1993. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 532 pixelsFull resolution (1624 × 1080 pixel, file size: 415 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Viper Room, 8852 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA. Photograph by Mike Dillon, May 10, 2006. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 532 pixelsFull resolution (1624 × 1080 pixel, file size: 415 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Viper Room, 8852 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA. Photograph by Mike Dillon, May 10, 2006. ... // This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... West Hollywoods logo illustrates the citys borders. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Johnny Depp (born John Christopher Depp II[2] on June 9, 1963, in Owensboro, Kentucky) is an Academy Award-nominated and SAG Awards-winning American actor and for his performances in the films Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Whats Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Ed Wood (1994... River Jude Phoenix (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an Academy Award and Golden Globe- nominated American film actor. ...


Even following Phoenix's death, the club remained a hang-out for Hollywood hottest young actors. Regulars included Jennifer Aniston, Keanu Reeves, Rosanna Arquette, Drew Barrymore, Uma Thurman, Pamela Anderson, Juliette Lewis, and Sean Penn. Jennifer Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning American film and television actress, best known for her role as Rachel Green in the hugely popular television sitcom Friends. ... Keanu Charles Reeves (pronounced in IPA: ) is a Canadian actor, born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon, and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Rosanna Lauren Arquette (born August 10, 1959) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actress, film director, and film producer. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. ... Uma Karuna Thurman (born April 29, 1970) is an American film actress. ... Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian/American[1] actress, sex symbol, glamour model, producer, TV personality, and author. ... Juliette L. Lewis (born June 21, 1973[1]) is an Oscar-nominated American actress and musician. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


In Oliver Stone's film The Doors (1991), the Viper Room was used as a filming location for scenes depicting the London Fog, also of West Hollywood. London Fog was a lesser-known nightclub next to the Whisky a Go Go where The Doors had their first regular gig for four months in early 1966.[1] William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946), known simply as Oliver Stone, is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director and screenwriter. ... The Doors is a 1991 film about Jim Morrison and The Doors. ... The Viper Room is a nightclub located along the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. ... The Whisky A Go-Go is a nightclub in West Hollywood, California, at 8901 Sunset Boulevard on the Sunset Strip. ... This page is about the rock band. ...


As part of the settlement of a lawsuit involving the disappearance of co-owner Anthony Fox in 2001, Depp relinquished his ownership of the Viper Room in 2004.[2] The nightclub is now owned by Darin Feinstein, Bevan Cooney, and Blackhawk Capital Partners, Inc.


A nightclub located in Cincinnati, Ohio was formerly called "The Viper Room". The club changed its name to "The Poison Room" on January 1, 2006, after they were told by the West Hollywood Viper Room to stop using the name.[3] Another "Viper Room" in Portland, Oregon has also been told to stop using the name under threat of a trademark lawsuit, with owner Darin Feinstein claiming "Every dollar they make is the result of using our name".[4] Nickname: Motto: Juncta Juvant (Strength in Unity) Location in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country United States State Ohio County Hamilton Founded 1788 Incorporated 1802 (village) - 1819 (city) Government  - Type Mayor-council government  - Mayor Mark L. Mallory (D) Area  - City 79. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City 376. ...


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References

  • Viper Room official website
  • Viper Room Myspace website
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