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Best known as the fire breathing, blood splitting and larger than life co-founder of hard rock supergroup, KISS. Simmons was actually born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel in August, 1949 of Hungarian background and moved to New York as a young child. Like many American teenagers of the 1960s, he was influenced by a fascination with comic book super ... See full bio »

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 2015 You Wanted the Best... You Got the Best: The Official Kiss Movie (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006-2012 Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (TV Series) (executive producer - 71 episodes)
- Demon Envy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Attack of the Groupies (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Baby on Board? Part 1 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Gene's Other Children - Part 1 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Pregnant Pause (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2005 Drake & Josh (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Sheep Thrills (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2003 My Dad the Rock Star (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Meet the Zillas (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Smash (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999 Detroit Rock City (producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for That '70s Show (1998) with the other members of KISS (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gene the Demon | KISS | Kiss | Gene Klein

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

That beautiful idea in religion about the meek inheriting the earth is naiveté at its highest. The strong inherit the earth; the meek inherit shit. See more »

Trivia:

Even though his father left the family when Simmons was a child, once he became rich he felt an obligation to buy both of his parents homes and provide them with financially worry-free lifestyles. See more »

Trademark:

Spits fake blood and breathes fire onstage See more »

Nickname:

Gene the Nazarene See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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