57 (passed away Apr. 21st, 2016)
Jun. 7th, 1958
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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Prince Rogers Nelson, known by the mononym Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.
- Started the careers of 'Vanity (I)' (qv) and 'Carmen Electra' (qv) amongst others.
- Winner of the 1992 Brit Award for International Solo Artist.
- 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.
- Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in March 2004.
- Known as "Gazoo" in school because of his huge Afro and small body. Gazoo was the flying space guy in the Fintstones cartoon show with the giant head covered by a space helmet.
- Arrived an hour late to the 2007 Golden Globe Awards due to traffic and missed accepting the Golden Globe for Best Song for movie "Happy Feet". 'Justin Timberlake' (qv) accepted the award for him after an awkward silence waiting for Prince to come on stage. He did so in an amusing fashion by crouching down to a shorter height and raising his voice to accept the award for Prince. Hugh Grant later announced Prince had finally arrived after being stuck in gridlock traffic, and gave Prince an opportunity to stand and receive applause for his win.
- Is a Vegetarian.
- Wrote a song for his friend the actress Jackie Swanson entitled Palomino Pleasure Ride.