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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 »


(age 57) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The A-Team Soundtrack
Run All Night Soundtrack
The Wedding Singer Soundtrack
The Devil's Double Soundtrack


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 2010 Vengaboys & Perez Hilton: Rocket to Uranus (Video short)
Pete Burns
 2007 Rabia (Short)
Beach Extra
 2003 Dead or Alive: You Spin Me Round (Metro 7 Edit) (Video short)
Pete Burns
 1997 Dead or Alive: Sex Drive (Video short)
Pete Burns
 1987 Dead or Alive: Hooked on Love (Video short)
Pete Burns
 1987 Dead or Alive: Rip It Up (Video short)
Pete Burns (various segments)
 1986 Dead or Alive: Brand New Lover (Video short)
Pete Burns
 1985 Dead or Alive: Youthquake (Video short)
Pete Burns (various segments)
 1984 Dead or Alive: You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) (Video short)
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Dead Or Alive | Dead or Alive | Peter Jozzepi Burns | Peter Burns


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Michael Simpson  (divorced) | See more »

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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 »


Formed a civil partnership with photographer Michael Simpson on July 6 2007. See more »


Wearing an eyepatch over his left eye

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