American singer who is known as the front man for the band The Flaming Lips.
He played football as a kid and worked as a fry cook for Long John Silver's restaurant in Oklahoma City.
He made his debut as a director in the 2001 low budget film Christmas on Mars.
He was born the fifth of six children to Thomas Coyne and Dolores "Dolly" Jackson.
He appeared on Stephen Colbert's show The Colbert Report with The Flaming Lips in 2012.