Billy Idol


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Born William Michael Albert Broad in Middlesex, England, in 1955, the first child of Bill and Joan Broad. When he was 2, his father moved the family to Long Island, New York, in pursuit of the American dream. They returned 4 years later (now with a baby sister, Jane) to Dorking. America made a big impression on Billy; he loved the big cars and rock... See full bio »

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The Wedding Singer Billy Idol
(1998)
Speed Soundtrack
(1994)
True Romance Soundtrack
(1993)

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 2015 Billy Idol: Save Me Now (Video short)
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 2014 Billy Idol: Can't Break Me Down (Video short)
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 2013 Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja (TV Series short)
Spikey Hair Bot
- McSatchle (2013) ... Spikey Hair Bot
 2007 Billy Idol: Happy Holiday (Video short)
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 2007 Billy Idol: White Christmas (Video short)
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 2007 Billy Idol: Winter Wonderland (Video short)
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 2006 Billy Idol: Jingle Bell Rock (Video short)
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 2005 Billy Idol: Plastic Jesus (Video short)
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 2005 Billy Idol: Yellin' at the Xmas Tree (Video short)
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 2005 Billy Idol: Scream (Video short)
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 2002 Horrible Histories (TV Series)
Mad Man Mulligan
- Magnificent Mounties (2002) ... Mad Man Mulligan
 2000 Heavy Metal 2000
Odin (voice)
 1998 The Wedding Singer
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 1996 Mad Dog Time
Lee Turner
 1995 Billy Idol: Speed (Video short)
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 1993 Billy Idol: Adam in Chains (Video short)
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 1993 Billy Idol: Heroin (Video short)
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 1993 Billy Idol: Shock to the System (Video short)
The Metal Man
 1992 U (TV Series)
- U Spesial (1992)
 1991 The Doors
Cat
 1990 Billy Idol: Prodigal Blues (Video short)
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 1990 Billy Idol: L.A. Woman (Video short)
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 1990 Billy Idol: Cradle of Love (Video short)
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 1988 Sam Kinison: Wild Thing (Video short)
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 1987 Billy Idol: Mony Mony (Video short)
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 1987 Billy Idol: Sweet Sixteen (Video short)
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 1987 Billy Idol: Don't Need a Gun (Video short)
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 1986 Billy Idol: To Be a Lover (Video short)
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 1984 Billy Idol: Catch My Fall (Video short)
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 1984 Billy Idol: Rebel Yell (Video short)
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 1984 Billy Idol: Flesh for Fantasy (Video short)
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 1984 Billy Idol: Eyes Without a Face (Video short)
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 1983 Billy Idol: Dancing with Myself (Video short)
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 1982 Billy Idol: White Wedding (Video short)
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 1982 Billy Idol: Hot in the City (Video short)
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Other Works:

Album: "Whiplash Smile" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 5 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Generation X

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Children:

Broad, Willem Wolf | See more »

Parents:

Broad, Bill | Broad, Joan

Relatives:

Broad, Jane (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My hair used to be real long, and my parents were encouraged when I cut it. They thought I was going 'straight,' but I was just getting weirder - at least in their eyes. I was getting into the punk thing. See more »

Trivia:

February 1990: Survived a serious motorcycle accident. A steel rod was surgically inserted into his right leg. See more »

Trademark:

Spiked platinum-blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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