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Iggy Pop

Born: Apr 21, 1947

Birthplace: Muskegon

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Iggy Pop

Date of Birth : Apr 21, 1947
Birth Place : Muskegon

Iggy Pop is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor. He is vocalist of influential proto-punk band The Stooges, who reunited in 2003, and has been known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics. Pop's music has encompassed a number of styles over the course of his career, including garage rock, hard rock, new wave, jazz, art rock and blues. Though his popularity has fluctuated through the years, many of Pop's songs have become well-known, including "Lust for Life", "The Passenger", "Real Wild Child", "Candy", "China Girl", "Nightclubbing", "Search and Destroy" and "I Wanna Be Your Dog". In 2010, The Stooges were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


  • Actor
  • Musician
  • Singer
  • Composer
  • Voice acting
  • Record producer
  • Songwriter
  • Film Score Composer

Also known as

  • James Newell Osterberg Jr.
  • Pop Iggy
  • James Newell "Jim" Osterberg, Jr.
  • Iggy Stooge
  • Iggy
  • Father of Punk Rock
  • Iguana
  • The Godfather of Punk
  • Iggy Koopa
  • The Iguana
  • Jimmy
  • James Newell Osterberg, Jr.
  • James Newell June Osterberg
  • Jim


  • James Newell Osterberg, Sr.
  • Louella Christensen


  • Nina Alu
  • Suchi Asano
  • Wendy Weissberg


  • Eric Benson

Awards Won

  • Kerrang! Hall of Fame Award
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