Blackie Dammit ( or Dammett) was married to Peggy - real name Margaret - and they divorced when their son Anthony was young. Blackie has two children - Kiedis (of Red Hot Chili Peppers fame) who was born in 1962, and James, who was born in 1991. He is also a minor star in his own right, having appeared in movies such as Lethal Weapon and TV shows like Night Court. He lived in Los Angeles for many years and whilst living there, he changed his name from John Kiedis to Blackie Dammett. He raised wolves and wolf hybrids in Michigan in the 1990s. In 2007, he moved to Portland, Oregon.