STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 130 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 »

Gene Simmons on Twitter

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 65 people
created 24 Jan 2011
 
a list of 36 people
created 20 Apr 2011
 
a list of 98 people
created 10 months ago
 
list image
a list of 234 people
created 1 month ago
 
list image
a list of 35 images
created 1 week 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)
 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 (36 credits)
Show Show Actor (26 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 (162 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (16 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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 | 7 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

|

Alternate Names:

Gene the Demon | KISS | Kiss | Gene Klein

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I would urge all bands that say they only care about credibility and don't care about money to send Gene Simmons every dollar that they don't want. I'd be happy to take it off them. See more »

Trivia:

Co-founder of the famous hard-rock group, KISS, famous for outrageous antics and kabuki-like make-up. 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
Best KISS song on each album FreddyVoorhees007
Blames fans for ruining the music industry princess-sarah88
Family Jewels mykidcasey
happy birthday! lindseytweeters
I met him. jadenwalk
Discuss Gene Simmons on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page