STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 783 this week

Gene Simmons (I)


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 »

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


Gene Simmons on Twitter

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 people
created 20 Apr 2011
 
a list of 109 people
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 327 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 21 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gene Simmons.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (6 credits)
 2014 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)
Show Show Soundtrack (39 credits)
Show Show Actor (32 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (169 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Publishes first issue of magazine, 'Gene Simmons Tongue'. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

|

Alternate Names:

Gene the Demon | Gene Klein

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I think Barack Obama is actually a good guy. He has no fucking idea what the world is like because he doesn't have to live there. See more »

Trivia:

Once said he bought a ticket to one of his own shows, then walked in completely out of makeup and character, and took his seat. Nobody knew who he was. See more »

Trademark:

Spike platform boots, flame-shaped afro, and spiked armor plating See more »

Nickname:

Genie See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
the best song he's ever sung dreamevil_708
Blames fans for ruining the music industry princess-sarah88
Best KISS song on each album FreddyVoorhees007
happy birthday! lindseytweeters
Family Jewels mykidcasey
I met him. jadenwalk
Discuss Gene Simmons on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page