Ken Tucker

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Birthday
1, 1953
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Pulitzer Prize finalist in Criticism, National Magazine Award winner, and Deems Taylor Award winner who has worked as a music and television critic, magazine editor, and writer.

Before Fame

He wrote reviews for The Village Voice and Rolling Stone as a freelancer. He then worked as a rock critic for the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and later The Philadelphia Inquirer as a rock and TV critic.

Trivia

He was a founding staffer of Entertainment Weekly in 1990.

Family Life

He was born in Manhattan but grew up in Stamford, Connecticut.

Associated With

Billy Joel once tore up a negative review of his music written by Tucker on stage.