January 8, 1947
September 26, 2008
5 ft 9¾ in | 177 cm
70 kg | 154 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie was born in Brixton, London, England, on January 8, 1947, was an English musician and actor.
Young David Bowie formed his first music band "Konrads", at the age of 15.
He made his big screen debut in war comedy drama film The Virgin Soldiers (1969) in uncredited role as Soldier.
He got his television debut in BBC drama anthology series Theatre 625 (1968) in episode "The Pistol Shot".
David's breakthrough came with song "Space Oddity" (1969).
He released his debut studio album "David Bowie" in 1967.
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He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Thomas Jerome Newton in science fiction drama film The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976).
He was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Cameo for his role as Himself in comedy film Zoolander (2001).
Just a Gigolo (1978) drama with David Hemmings and Marlene Dietrich
The Hunger (1983) horror opposite Catherine Deneuve and Susan Sarandon
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983) war drama with Ryuichi Sakamoto and Tom Conti
He portrayed Jareth the Goblin King in musical fantasy film Labyrinth (1986).
Absolute Beginners (1986) musical romance opposite Eddie O'Connell and Patsy Kensit
The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) epic religious drama with Willem Dafoe and Harvey Keitel
The Linguini Incident (1991) crime comedy opposite Rosanna Arquette and Buck Henry
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) psychological horror with Kyle MacLachlan and Sheryl Lee
Basquiat (1996) biographical drama opposite Jeffrey Wright and Benicio del Toro
Gunslinger's Revenge (1998) Western comedy with Leonardo Pieraccioni and Harvey Keitel
He played Nikola Tesla in science fantasy psychological thriller movie The Prestige (2006).
He voiced Emperor Maltazard in fantasy animated live-action film Arthur and the Invisibles (2007).
He played Sir Roland Moorecock in HBO situation comedy series Dream On (1991) in episode "The Second Greatest Story Ever Told".
He hosted television horror anthology series The Hunger (1999-2000).
He voiced Lord Royal Highness (L.R.H) in animated comedy television series SpongeBob SquarePants (2007) in episode "SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis".
Attended Stockwell Infants School and Burnt Ash Junior School.
Studied at Bromley Technical High School.
Had Irish and Welsh ancestry.
He released studio albums:
David Bowie 1967
David Bowie (Space Oddity) (1969)
The Man Who Sold the World (1970)
Hunky Dory (1971)
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
Aladdin Sane (1973)
Pin Ups (1973)
Diamond Dogs (1974)
Young Americans (1975)
Station to Station (1976)
Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (1980)
Let's Dance (1983)
Never Let Me Down (1987)
Black Tie White Noise (1993)
The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
The Next Day (2013)
Toy (2022) (Posthumous)
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
Inducted into the American Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005.
He played 14 different instruments.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in 1997.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song - Motion Picture for song "Theme from Cat People" Cat People (1982).
He won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.
He was inducted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2013.
He voiced Boz / The Dreamers in video game Omikron: The Nomad Soul (1999).
Bowie died on January 10, 2016, New York, New York, United States, at the age of 69.
He was married to:
Iman (1992-2016) they had one daughter, Alexandria "Lexi" Zahra Jones
Angie Bowie (real name Mary Angela Barnett) (1970-1980), they had one son, Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones
He dated Melissa Hurley (1987-1990), Ava Cherry (1976-1979), Elizabeth Taylor (1975-1977), Lori Mattox (1974-1975), Romy Haag (1973-1974), Amanda Lear (1972-1973), Marianne Faithfull (1971-1972) and Hermione Farthingale (1967-1969).