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Date of Birth 23 October 1942Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Date of Death 21 January 1996New York City, New York, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameJordan Zankoff

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Jordan Christopher was born on October 23, 1942 in Youngstown, Ohio, USA as Jordan Zankoff. He was an actor, known for Brainstorm (1983), Pigeons (1970) and Star 80 (1983). He was married to Sybil Williams. He died on January 21, 1996 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Sybil Williams (13 June 1965 - 21 January 1996) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (2)

His wife, Sybil Burton (Sybil Williams), was Richard Burton's first wife.
In 1965, he and his rock band, The Wild Ones, were the first to record the rock standard "Wild Thing", written by Chip Taylor (actor 'Jon Voight''s brother). As a discotheque band named "The Wild Ones", "Wild Thing" was intended to be their signature song. A year later, it became a multi-million seller for The Troggs. The song was also adopted by 'Jimi Hendrix'.

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