Billy Idol

Actor
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William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who holds dual British and American citizenship. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as a member of Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international... read more

William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who holds dual British and American citizenship. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as a member of Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" in the United States. The name "Billy Idol" was inspired by a schoolteacher's description of him as "idle".

Birth Name

William Michael Albert Broad

Born

Wednesday, 30 November 1955

Actor Filmography

Biography: I Want My MTV Self 2020
Shark Week's 50 Best Bites Himself - Singer 2018
New Wave: Dare To Be Different Himself - Singer 2018
The Top Ten Revealed Self (archive footage) 2018
Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music Himself 2016
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Musical Guest 2015
The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead 2015
Celebrity Page Self (archive footage), Self 2013
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Spikey Hair Bot 2012
Revolutions 2011
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Biography: I Want My MTV Self 2020
Shark Week's 50 Best Bites Himself - Singer 2018
New Wave: Dare To Be Different Himself - Singer 2018
The Top Ten Revealed Self (archive footage) 2018
Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music Himself 2016
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Musical Guest 2015
The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead 2015
Celebrity Page Self (archive footage), Self 2013
Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Spikey Hair Bot 2012
Revolutions 2011
The Voice Self - Performer 2011
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Self 2010
Glenn Martin DDS Himself 2009
EcoDivas TV Himself 2009
Bridge School News Self 2008
Punk's Not Dead Himself - Generation X 2007
20 to 1 Himself (archive footage) 2005
The Friday Night Project Himself 2005
Punk: The Early Years 2003
Viva La Bam Himself 2003
Hey! Is Dee Dee Home? Himself (archive footage) 2003
Soundstage Himself 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself, Himself - Musical Guest 2003
VH1 Presents the 80's Himself 2001
Horrible Histories Mad Man Mulligan 2001
Heavy Metal 2000 Odin 2000
The Filth And The Fury Himself (archive footage) 2000
Loose Women Himself 1999
VH-1 Where Are They Now? Himself 1999
The Wedding Singer Billy Idol 1998
Mad Dog Time Lee Turner 1996
E! True Hollywood Story (archive footage) 1996
VH1 Storytellers 1996
The History of Rock 'n' Roll Himself 1995
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Taratata Himself 1993
The Doors Cat 1991
Hard 'N Heavy Volume 12 Himself 1991
The Word Himself 1990
Night Flight Himself (archive footage) 1981
D.O.A. Himself 1980
The Punk Rock Movie from England Himself 1978
Saturday Night Live Himself - Musical Guest 1975
Top of the Pops Himself (archive footage), Himself 1964
American Bandstand Himself 1952
NHL on NBC Himself - Performer 1940
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