John Lurie

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Birthday
14, 1952
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

Jazz musician, composer, screen actor, and visual artist. He composed the Grammy-nominated soundtrack for Get Shorty and acted in such films as Down by Law and Stranger than Paradise.

Before Fame

After graduating from high school in Massachusetts, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in music.

Trivia

He began painting in the 1970s and had the first solo exhibition of his artwork in 2004.

Family Life

With his brother Evan, he established a jazz band called The Lounge Lizards.

Associated With

He and golfer Tim Simpson both suffered from severe Lyme disease.