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Billy Idol
  • Name: Billy Idol
  • Born: 11/30/1955 (65 years old)
  • Occupation: Singer, songwriter, musician, actor
  • Website: billyidol.net

William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who holds dual British and American citizenship. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as a member of Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven “Second British Invasion” in the United States. The name “Billy Idol” was inspired by a schoolteacher’s description of him as “idle”.

Birth Name: William Michael Albert Broad

Alias: William Michael Albert Broad

Genre: Punk rock, hard rock, glam rock, dance-punk, dance-rock, new wave, post-punk

Birth Place: Stanmore, Middlesex, England

Website: billyidol.net

Source: Wikipedia

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