Prince

Prince

Age
57 (passed away Apr. 21st, 2016)
Birthday
Jun. 7th, 1958
Born in
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Height
5' 2

Prince's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Muppets Tonight TV Show
Muppets Tonight
 

Main Movie Roles

2011 - Pearl Jam Twenty
2008 - Religulous
1990 - Graffiti Bridge
1986 - Under the Cherry Moon
1984 - Purple Rain

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Musical Guest
3
Himself
2
Himself
1
Prince
1
Himself
1
Himself - Musical Guest
1
Guest
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Prince Rogers Nelson, known by the mononym Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.


TRIVIA:
  • (7 June 1993) Changed his stage name to O(+>.
  • 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.
  • Winner of the 1993 Brit Award for International Solo Artist.
  • Has dated several famous women before settling down: 'Kim Basinger' (qv), 'Sherilyn Fenn' (qv), 'Apollonia Kotero' (qv) and 'Sheena Easton' (qv), to name a few.
  • In the late 1990s, he requested to be referred to as simply The Artist, since his initial intention when he changed his name to O(+> was to not be referred to as Prince. Unfortunately that was not going too well, considering everyone was calling him the Artist Formerly Known as Prince because the symbol has no pronunciation.
  • In May 2000 Prince dropped the symbol O(+> he adopted as a name. He had used the symbol because he considered his record contract with Warner Bros. Records oppressive, which ended in 2000.
  • Winner of the British Phonographic Industry Awards for International Act and Soundtrack for "Purple Rain" in 1985.
  • 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".


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