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Keith Moon (I) (1946–1978)


Keith John Moon was born to working class parents in Wembley, London, England, on the 23rd August, 1946. At the age of 12, he had joined the Sea Cadet Corp and was given his first musical instrument, the bugle. He left school by 15 and was in his first band, The Beachcombers; this was around the summer of 1963. There was rumour that Keith was ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 32) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Kids Are Alright
(1979)
Monterey Pop
Monterey Pop Performers
(1968)
The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey
(1993)

Filmography

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 2009 The Who: At Kilburn 1977 (Video)
Percussionist
 1978 Sextette
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 1974 Sonic Boom (Short)
Mad Doctor Cherman
 1974 Son of Dracula
Musician: The Count Downes
 1971 200 Motels
The Hot Nun
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Two Sides of the Moon" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Who

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

At heart I cannot accept that I am a well-known rock 'n' roll star and one of the greatest drummers in the world. I can't believe that person on the television is really me. The Keith Moon the public knows is a myth, even if I have created him. The real me is the person who sits at home having a cup of tea with his old lady, Annette. The hotel smashing is one way I get relief from the public ... See more »

Trivia:

He took his role as Uncle Ernie in the film version of Tommy (1975) very seriously, and was nervous about playing the part. He also met one of his great drinking buddies while making the film: Oliver Reed. See more »

Trademark:

Extremely destructive personality even off-stage, often at the expense of hotel rooms See more »

Nickname:

Moon the Loon

Star Sign:

Virgo

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