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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 August 1949 in Haifa, Israel, the son of Hungarian Jewish parents, Flóra "Florence" (Klein or Kovács) and Feri Yechiel Witz. He moved to New York as a young child. Like many American teenagers of ... See full bio »

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 2017 Armed Response (producer) (completed)
 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:

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Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Interviews | 10 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:

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:

When Simmons' came to America, his name was changed from Chaim Witz to Gene Klein. He later decided to use "Gene Simmons" for professional purposes. See more »

Trademark:

Sunglasses See more »

Nickname:

Genie See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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