Jun. 7th, 1958
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Prince's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2011 - Pearl Jam Twenty
2008 - Religulous
1990 - Graffiti Bridge
1986 - Under the Cherry Moon
1984 - Purple Rain
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in March 2004.
- His 1984 album "Purple Rain" sold 13 million copies in the United States.
- Wrote a song for his friend the actress Jackie Swanson entitled Palomino Pleasure Ride.
- Known for his colorful outfits and explicitly flaunting and expressing his strong sexuality during his performances, despite being a devout Christian.
- Inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture. [14 November 2006].
- Started the careers of 'Vanity (I)' (qv) and 'Carmen Electra' (qv) amongst others.
- In his _An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) (V)_ (qv) film, director 'Kevin Smith (I)' (qv) says that he learned during shooting of a documentary for Prince that he has made about 50 fully produced music videos for songs that were never released in any kind of form.
- During the filming of _Purple Rain (1984)_ (qv), he was told one day by director 'Albert Magnoli' (qv) that the film needed a montage song that dealt heavily on emotions. Prince responded with two songs the very next morning, written, produced and recorded. One of the songs was the smash hit "When Doves Cry".