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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 9 July 1955Willimantic, Connecticut, USA
Birth NameFred Leo Nukis
Nicknames King of Mars
Fred the Martian
Frightening Fred
Earth Dog
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Fred Norris who can be heard daily on broadcasts of the Howard Stern Show has an on-the-edge style that is key to the eclectic tour-de-force known as the King Norris band. Norris, whose credits include writing and performing with rock greats such as Leslie West, Roger Daltrey, Ray Davies, and Ozzy Osbourne, serves as front man for the group, handling lead vocal and guitar responsibilities. He is backed by Francis Fallon on drums and vocals and Robb Boyd on bass and vocals. The band performs nationally and has appeared with Eddie Money, the Jeff Healy Band, Ozzy Osbourne/the Ozz Fest, the H.O.R.D.E. Fest, and three K-Rock Dysfunctional Family Picnics at Jones Beach, NY featuring such artists as Blur, Bush, Foo Fighters, Soul Asylum, Green Day, Ben Folds Five, The Offspring, Rage Against the Machine, Limp Bizkit, Live, Kid Rock, and Rob Zombie.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Gilbert Lee

Spouse (1)

Allison Furman (10 July 1994 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (10)

Legally changed his name from Fred Leo Nukis to Eric Fred Norris. [September 1993]
Attended Western Connecticut State University.
His parents emigrated to the United States from Latvia.
On May 24, 2002, announced on the Howard Stern Show that his wife was pregnant with their first child.
Howard says that when he was working and just starting out at a radio station, Fred would help him with just about anything and even put away his records after he played them (Howard calls it the bane of every DJ's personality--next to the FCC, of course).
Was pretty much the first member of Howard's morning on-air crew.
Though he only provides the sound effects and rarely speaks live on the air, he is a very intelligent man. He reportedly has an IQ of over 150.
His band is King Norris; he plays lead guitar and sings
Met his wife during a dial-a-date during Stern's show. His wife is an immigrant from Malawi.
Daughter, Tess Danielle, born November 6, 2002.

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