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Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello was born Declan Patrick MacManus in London, England and raised in Liverpool. The son of British band leader Ross MacManus, Costello took his pseudonym from Elvis Presley and his father's stage name (Day Costello). He began performing professionally in 1969 and was a musician and/or singer in many bands around London before forming a ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Elvis Costello and The Attractions | Howard Coward | Napoleon Dynamite | Elvis Costello & The Imposters | The Little Hands Of Concrete | D.P.A. MacManus | Eamonn Singer


5' 9¼" (1.76 m)

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He was voted the 30th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone. See more »


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