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Richard Hell

Singer and bass guitarist in the Neon Boys and Television with schoolfriend Tom Verlaine, NYC mid-to late 1970's. Credited by many with inventing the "look" of punk rock - ripped clothes, spiky hair etc, he claims influenced by a portrait of French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Expelled from Television for musical incompetence/independent thought (delete ... See full bio »
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 1998 Blind Light
Max
 1993 What About Me
Paul
 1986 No Picnic
Irate Tenant
 1982 Smithereens
Eric
 1980 Blank Generation
Billy
 1978 Final Reward
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Other Works:

Novel "Go Now" (1996) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 13 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
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Personal Quote:

Rock & roll is trying to convince girls to pay money to be near you.

Trivia:

Invented phrase "Blank Generation" See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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