Rock Singer

Birthday May 22, 1959

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Davyhulme, England

Age 64 years old

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British singer who was the frontman of The Smiths and who went on to release successful solo albums, such as his 1988 album Viva Hate.

Before Fame

He was medicated as a teenager to help him manage his depression and also began writing poetry. One of his first bands was the punk group The Nosebleeds.


He is a staunch animal rights activist and a vegan.

Family Life

He was born to parents Peter, a hospital porter, and Elizabeth, an assistant librarian. His parents were Irish Catholics and immigrated to Manchester from county Kildare.

Associated With

He once criticized Madonna, saying that her lyrics were pointless.