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Pete Burns (1959–2016)


Pete Burns was born on August 5, 1959 in Port Sunlight, near Liverpool, to Francis and Eva Burns. His father is British and his mother was a refugee from Germany. According to Pete, he felt a need to be different and began experimenting with his hair and looks at age 12. However, he looked so "freakish" that he was endlessly taunted by teachers ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 57) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Hangover
The Hangover Soundtrack
(2009)
Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect Soundtrack
(2012)
The A-Team
The A-Team Soundtrack
(2010)
The Ugly Truth
The Ugly Truth Soundtrack
(2009)

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 2017 Rock'n Roll (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 2013-2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Beds Are Burning (2016) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
- "Eve of Destruction" by Barry McGuire (2016) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
- You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) by Dead or Alive (2013) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)", "It's Been Hours Now", "I'd Do Anything", "Lover Come Back (To Me)", "My Heart Goes Bang (Get Me to the Doctor)", "In Too Deep", "I'll Save You All My Kisses", "Turn Around and Count 2 Ten", "Brand New Lover", "Sex Drive", "You Spin Me Round 2003", "You Spin Me Round")
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Week Six: Halloween Special (2016) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
- Week 5 (2014) ... (performer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)") / (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 2016 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.3 (2016) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Martin Scorsese/Gillian Jacobs/The Chainsmokers (2016) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2015 Anacleto: Agente secreto (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as P. Burns)
 2015 20 Moments That Rocked Pop (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2015 Run All Night (writer: "You Spin Me 'Round (Like a Record)" - as Peter Jozeppi Burns)
 2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hurt Locker: Part 2 (2015) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2014 UK Championship Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fourth Round: Part 3 (2014) ... (writer: "Right Round" - uncredited)
 2014/I Pride (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Suspiro limeño (2014) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2013/I Believe (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)")
 2013 Rude Tube (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kick-Ass Animals (2013) ... (writer: "Right Round" - uncredited)
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie) (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 2012 Pitch Perfect (writer: "Right Round" - as Peter Burns)
 2012 Lollipop Chainsaw (Video Game) (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2009-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #12.7 (2012) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.7 (2010) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.4 (2009) ... (writer: "Right Round" - uncredited)
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (arranger: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns) / (courtesy: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns) / (music: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns) / (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2011 Mongrels (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Marion and the Myocardial Infarction (2011) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2011 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood Twists (2011) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - uncredited)
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 April 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2011 Killing Bono (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)")
 2011 The Devil's Double (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2010 The A-Team (writer: "YOU SPIN ME ROUND (LIKE A RECORD)" - as Peter Burns)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Tooth (2010) ... (writer: "Right Round")
 2009 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - as Peter Burns)
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Eight (2009) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 2009 Couples Retreat (writer: "Right Round" - as Peter Burns)
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- House-Nation und Acid-Parties (2009) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)")
- Charts, Clips und Kommerz (2009) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)" - uncredited)
 2009 The Ugly Truth (writer: "Right Round" - as Peter Burns)
 2009 The Hangover (writer: "Right Round" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2009 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sink or Swim (2009) ... (writer: "Right Round" - uncredited)
 2007 Midnight Heat (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 2007 SingStar '80s (Video Game) (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 2007 Brooklyn Rules (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)")
 2004 Narco (writer: "You Spin Me Round Like A Record" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2003 I Love the '80s Strikes Back (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1985 (2003) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 2003 Party Monster (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 2002 Phoenix Nights (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (2002) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - uncredited)
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" - as Peter Jozzepi Burns)
 1996 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Escape 2000 (1996) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
 1985 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1985 (1985) ... (writer: "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)")
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Dead Or Alive | Dead or Alive | Peter Jozzepi Burns | Peter Burns

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[when asked about the happiest day of his life] August 8th, 1980. That was the day Lynne and I got married. The only thing that spoiled it was that the man in the registry office had to go and make a feeble joke by asking which one of us was the bride. See more »

Trivia:

Born at Clatterbridge Hospital, Bebington, Wirral, England. See more »

Trademark:

Wearing an eyepatch over his left eye

Star Sign:

Leo

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