Scottish American avant-garde artist and former lead singer of the Talking Heads who also continues to have a successful solo career.
He was in art school when he began the Talking Heads and so much of his education is evident in their music, stage work, and album art at the time.
He won a Grammy, an Oscar, and many Golden Globes.
He got married to Adelle Lutz on July 18, 1987 and they divorced in 2004.
He released a book in 2012 that was published by McSweeney's, a publishing house that also put out work by the late David Foster Wallace.