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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop


Famous as :

Rock singer, actor

Birth Name :

James Newell Osterberg, Jr.

Birth Date :

April 21, 1947

Birth Place :

Muskegon, Michigan, USA

Spouse :

Wendy Weissberg (1968 - 1968, annulled), Suchi Asano (1985 - 1999)

Claim to fame :

Album "Brick by Brick" (1990)

Latest News

Iggy Pop to Portray 'The Sandman' in Dario Argento's Horror Film

October 10, 2014 02:49:01 GMT

Rock star is teaming up with Italian horror director Dario Argento to make "" film. A crowdfunding for the movie is launched by producers Daniela Tully, Jeff Rogers and Rob Heydon to raise $250,000 via the Indiegogo site.

Iggy Pop Pays Tribute to Late The Stooges Guitarist

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT

The punk icon, and his reunited group, The Stooges performed at Ann Arbor's Michigan Theater to honour the memory of Ron Asheton, who suffered a heart attack and died at his home in the city in January, 2009.

Iggy Pop and Ke$ha Front Anti-Seal Clubbing Campaigns

April 14, 2011 05:44:14 GMT

and have teamed up to front a new anti-seal clubbing initiative. The two stars appear in new PETA ads aimed at highlighting Canada's seal culling efforts.

Iggy Pop Says He Was Considered for 'American Idol'

April 12, 2011 05:56:14 GMT

Punk icon has revealed he was among the stars "" producers contacted when they were recruiting judges for the current 10th season of the TV talent show. The "Lust for Life" singer, who performed shirtless on the contest on April 8, admits he has become a fan of the program over the years and he did consider the possibility of offering his opinion on the show.

Solomon Burke Dies at Amsterdam Airport at 70

October 11, 2010 02:07:15 GMT

Legendary soul singer Solomon Burke died at an airport in Amsterdam, Holland on Sunday, October 10. He was 70. The "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" hitmaker was set to play a gig in the city on Tuesday, October 12, but was pronounced dead at the Schiphol Airport. No further details of his death have been released as WENN goes to press.

Iggy Pop Pulls the Plug on His Own Biopic

October 09, 2010 06:40:26 GMT

has pulled the plug on a biopic because filmmakers wanted him to be involved in the promotion of the project. "" was to star as The Stooges leader, but now Pop reveals the project is "on the shelf".

Alan Jackson to Receive ASCAP's Top Honor

August 10, 2010 03:43:47 GMT

Country music star is set to be honored with the prestigious Founders Award at the ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Country Music Awards next month.

Thunderstorm Wrecked Motley Crue's Gig at Sonisphere

August 10, 2010 03:29:13 GMT

Rockers were forced to cancel a concert at Finland's Sonisphere music festival on Sunday, August 8 when a severe thunderstorm damaged the band's equipment and injured dozens of fans.

Iggy Pop Voted the Worst Celebrity Face

May 07, 2010 09:27:39 GMT

Wrinkly rocker has the ugliest face in showbiz, according to a new poll. The 63-year-old Stooges star has landed the dishonor in a survey of celebrities the public believes has the "worst" face.

Iggy Pop: No More Crowd Surfing After New York Accident

March 23, 2010 04:25:06 GMT

has vowed to quit crowd surfing following an unfortunate incident in New York which left him battered and bruised. The veteran rocker is well known for leaping into the audience at his gigs, but his signature stage dive went awry during a recent concert at Carnegie Hall.

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Green Day's Members Joined Iggy Pop on Hall of Fame Stage

March 16, 2010 09:20:03 GMT

star and the members of showed their punk rock credentials at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when they joined and The Stooges onstage.

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