Meat Loaf in pictures: A look back at one of rock's most iconic voices

Meat Loaf, the singer best known for Bat Of Of Hell and appearing in films like Rocky Horror and Fight Club, has died. He was 74, and passed away with his wife by his side. Born Marvin Lee Aday (later

Meat Loaf in pictures: A look back at one of rock's most iconic voices

Meat Loaf, the singer best known for Bat Of Of Hell and appearing in films like Rocky Horror and Fight Club, has died.

He was 74, and passed away with his wife by his side.

Born Marvin Lee Aday (later legally changing his name to Michael), Meat Loaf had a career spanning six decades across music, film, television and the stage, and landing one of the biggest selling albums of all time.

Sky News has dug into the archives and taken a look back at some of his biggest moments in pictures.

Meat Loaf in Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975. Pic: 20th Century Fox/Michael White Prods/Kobal/Shutterstock
Image: 1975: Meat Loaf in the Rocky Horror Picture Show - his first major outing in a film. Pic: 20th Century Fox/Michael White Prods/Kobal/Shutterstock
Pic: Andre Csillag/Shutterstock

Meat Loaf, HAMMERSMITH ODEON, LONDON, BRITAIN - JUN 1978

Jun 1978
Image: 1978: Meat Loaf at the Hammersmith Apollo in London - soon after the release of Bat Out Of Hell. Pic: Andre Csillag/Shutterstock
Pic: Moviestore/Shutterstock

Roadie, Meat Loaf, Debbie Harry

1980
Image: 1980: Meat Loaf and Debbie Harry in movie Roadie. Pic: Moviestore/Shutterstock
Meat Loaf And Wife Leslie 1980. Pic: Ralph Dominguez/MediaPunch/Shutterstock
Image: 1980: Meat Loaf and his wife Leslie. Pic: Ralph Dominguez/MediaPunch/Shutterstock
Meat Loaf in December 1981 receiving medical aid after an accident. Pic: dpa/AP
Image: 1981: Meat Loaf receiving medical aid after an accident in December. Pic: dpa/AP
1982: Meat Loaf plays tennis in New York with legendary player John McEnroe. Pic: AP
Image: 1982: Meat Loaf plays tennis in New York with John McEnroe. Pic: AP
Pic: Richard Young/Shutterstock 

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MEAT LOAF - 1982
Image: 1982: Meat Loaf in that iconic ruffled shirt while performing. Pic: Richard Young/Shutterstock
Pic; Andre Csillag/Shutterstock

Meat Loaf and Boy George at the Aids Benefit show, Wembley. London - Apr 1987

Apr 1987
Image: 1987: Meat Loaf and Boy George at an AIDs benefit concert. Pic: Andre Csillag/Shutterstock
Meat Loaf in 1994 with his Grammy for best solo rock performance. Pic: AP
Image: 1994: Meat Loaf with his Grammy for best solo rock performance. Pic: AP
Pic: Alan Davidson/Shutterstock 

The 1994 Brit Awards Held at Alexandra Palace Meatloaf
1994 Brit Awards at Alexandra Palace - 14 Feb 1994
Image: 1994: Meat Loaf at the Brit Awards at Alexandra Palace
File photo dated 16/10/98 of American singers Cher (left) and Meat Loaf posing for the media with Des Lynam (centre) after they joined him on The Des Lynam Show on BBC Radio 2. US singer Meat Loaf, whose hits included Bat Out of Hell, has died aged 74, a statement on his official Facebook page said. Issue date: Friday January 21, 2022.
Image: 1998: Cher and Meat Loaf flanking Des Lynam after appearing on his radio show
Meat Loaf and Edward Norton in Fight Club. Pic: Moviestore/Shutterstock
Image: 1999: Meat Loaf and Edward Norton in Fight Club - he appeared in the film as a character called Bob. Pic: Moviestore/Shutterstock
Pic: Alan Davidson/Shutterstock

Capital Radio's 'Party in the Park' in Aid of the Prince's Trust and Help A London Child at Hyde Park - 06 Jul 2003
Image: 2003: A royal appointment for Meat Loaf as he sits with Prince Charles at a charity event. Pic: Alan Davidson/Shutterstock
Kerrang Awards 2006 - The Brewery
Meat Loaf arrives on the red carpet.
Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/PA Images
Date taken: 24-Aug-2006
Image: 2006: Meat Loaf at the Kerrang Awards - a show he would later brand as 'dull'
2012: At the songwriters hall of fame gala in New York. Pic: AP
Image: 2012: At the songwriters hall of fame gala in New York. Pic: AP
2012: Meat Loaf backed Mitt Romney for president - he performed America The Brave with him on the campaign trail. Pic: AP
Image: 2012: Meat Loaf backed Mitt Romney for president - he performed America The Brave with him on the campaign trail. Pic: AP
2017: The auditorium ready to host Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical in London - a show he saw several times. Pic: Graham Harries/Shutterstock
Image: 2017: The auditorium ready to host Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical in London - a show he saw several times. Pic: Graham Harries/Shutterstock