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Ace Frehley


Former lead guitarist for hard rock super group KISS, best known for his "space ace" character, on stage stagger, cackling laugh and smoking guitar effects. Frehley was born Paul Daniel Frehley on April 27th, 1951 in The Bronx, New York City and received his first electric guitar at age 14. A creative and gifted teenager, he counts The Rolling ... See full bio »

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Known For

Detroit Rock City
(1999)
Idle Hands
Idle Hands Soundtrack
(1999)
Somewhere
Somewhere Soundtrack
(2010)
Blood Ties
Blood Ties Soundtrack
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016 Colin Quinn: The New York Story (TV Special) (performer: "New York Groove" written by nm0050664)
 2016 MLB Network Presents (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 56: The Streak (2016) ... (performer: "New York Groove")
 2016 Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Homeward Bound (2016) ... (performer: "New York Groove" - uncredited)
 2016 Weiner (Documentary) (performer: "New York Groove")
 2013/I Blood Ties (performer: "New York Groove")
 2012 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shock Rock (2012) ... (writer: "Shock Me")
 2010 Somewhere (writer: "Love Theme From Kiss")
 2010 Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin' (Documentary) (performer: "New York Groove")
 2010 Inside Job (Documentary) (performer: "New York Groove")
 2009 Californication (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mia Culpa (2009) ... (performer: "New York Groove" - uncredited)
 2007 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Snow Job (2007) ... (performer: "New York Groove" - uncredited)
 2007 KISSology: The Ultimate KISS Collection Vol. 2 1978-1991 (Video documentary) (writer: "Cold Gin", "Talk to Me")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Shock Me")
 1999 Idle Hands (performer: "New York Groove")
 1999 Los Enchiladas! (performer: "New York Groove")
 1998 KISS Live: The Ultimate Halloween Party (TV Movie) (writer: "Shock Me", "Cold Gin", "Into the Void")
 1995 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- KISS (1995) ... (writer: "Comin' Home", "Rock Bottom")
 1978 KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (TV Movie) (performer: "Fractured Mirror" (1978), "New York Groove" (1978) - uncredited) / (writer: "Fractured Mirror" (1978) - uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Dunkin' Donuts

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

KISS | Kiss

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

KISS fans are weird - everybody knows it. These days I have to be transparent, you know? There's nothing I'm gonna say that's gonna shock anybody. So, yeah, a lot of KISS fans are kinda strange. But that's okay because *we're* strange. See more »

Trivia:

Even though he went by the nickname Ace to distinguish himself from Paul Stanley,Frehley is the only original KISS member to perform under his legal birth name.The other three either shortened their legal names or changed their names entirely. See more »

Trademark:

Gibson Les Paul See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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