Androgynous musician best known as the lead singer of the rock band Placebo. He is known for his nasally high-pitched vocals his considerable influence from Sonic Youth.
He attended Goldsmith's College where he studied drama and later appeared in Velvet Goldmine, playing "20th Century Boy."
He has performed with The Cure.
He has a child, Cody, with his former girlfriend Helena Berg.
He collaborated with David Bowie on the song "Without You I'm Nothing."