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O'Dowd, George Alan (Boy George)

Born: 1961 AD
Currently alive, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Singer


1961 - Born on June 14th in Eltham, Kent, England.

1981 - He was the lead singer and vocals of 80s band Culture Club.

1984 - Claimed he is bisexual, but also that he has "never penetrated a woman."

1986 - Apprehended for drug possession on Marijuana.

1987 - Overcame a heroin addiction which nearly killed him; was treated by electro-acupuncture, as was Eric Clapton.

1995 - Wrote his memoir, Take it Like a Man.

1998 - Appeared in the movie I Love You Baby.

2001 - One of the cast of the film The Wolves of Kromer.

2002-2003 - His musical, Taboo, performed at The Venue, was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award as the The Hilton Awards for Best New Musical.

2004 - Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Score (Music and/or Lyrics) for "Taboo".

2005 - Wrote his second memoir Straight.


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