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Billy Idol

William Michael Albert Broad (born November 30, 1955), better known by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English rock musician. He first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. He then embarked on a successful solo career, aided by a series of stylish music videos, making him one of the first MTV stars. Idol continues to tour with guitarist Steve Stevens and has a worldwide fan base.

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Nov 30, 1955 In Middlesex, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dreadtown: The Steel Pulse Story
Latest Project:
Movie I Want My MTV 2019-05-01
Known For
Poster of New Wave: Dare to be Different
Poster of The Who: Tommy Live With Special Guests
Poster of Hard 'N Heavy Volume 12
Movie Dreadtown: The Steel Pulse Story Self 2024
Movie I Want My MTV Self 2019-05-01
Movie Two Sevens Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers Self 2017-04-29
Movie New Wave: Dare to be Different Himself - Singer / Songwriter 2017-04-27
Movie Classic Quadrophenia 2015-07-06
Movie Billy Idol - Live Austin City Limits Music Festival 2015 2015-10-02
Series Punk Britannia 2012-06-01
Movie Billy Idol: In Super Overdrive Live Himself 2009-11-17
Series Glenn Martin, DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Series Markus Lanz Unknown 2008-06-03
Movie Punk's Not Dead Self 2007-07-27
Movie The Who: Tommy Live With Special Guests Self 2006-06-05
Movie Billy Idol - Live at Rock am Ring 2005 Vocals 2005-06-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Soundstage Unknown 2003-06-03
Series Viva La Bam Unknown 2003-10-26
Movie Billy Idol: VH1 Storytellers 2002-03-05
Movie 25 Years of Punk Self 2001-04-19
Movie Heavy Metal 2000 Odin (voice) 2000-04-19
Movie The Filth and the Fury Self (archive footage) 2000-03-29
Series TV Total Unknown 1999-03-08
Series Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-06-07
Movie The Wedding Singer Himself 1998-02-13
Movie Degeneration Punk 1997-06-06
Movie Mad Dog Time Lee Turner 1996-11-08
Movie Fertile La Toyah Video Magazine #2: The Kinky Issue! 1994-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The Doors Cat 1991-03-01
Movie Hard 'N Heavy Volume 12 Self 1991-01-01
Movie Billy Idol: Live in Wembley Arena 1990 Vocal, Songwriter 1990-12-22
Movie Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night Self - Audience Member 1988-01-03
Movie D.O.A. Himself 1980-09-12
Movie The Punk Rock Movie Himself 1978-06-09
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 1964-01-01