Caption: Still of Tom Waits in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Soundtrack, Actor, Composer
Born: December 7, 1949
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6' (1.83 m)
Known for: Fight Club (1999), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Shrek 2 (2004), The Wire (2002)
Tom Waits was was born in Pomona, California, to schoolteachers Alma Fern (Johnson) and Jesse Frank Waits. Described as one of the last beatniks of the contemporary music, Tom Waits - in fact - had two separate careers. From 1973 (LP "Closing Time") to 1983 ("One From The Heart" soundtrack), he recorded nine LPs for Asylum Records, writing songs ...