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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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 2016 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 - 2 episodes)
- Meet the Zillas (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Welcome to Silent Springs (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Smash (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999 Detroit Rock City (producer)
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Other Works:

Release of the book, "Nothing to Lose: The Making of the Band Kiaa, 1972-1975". 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:

No karaoke singers allowed. No fake bullshit. Leave that to Rihanna-Schmianna and everybody else whose name ends with an 'a.' See more »

Trivia:

Produced many acts in the 1980s, including Keel, Wendy O. Williams, "EZO" and "Black and Blue". See more »

Trademark:

Long tongue See more »

Nickname:

Genie See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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