Caption: Gene Simmons and Stan Lee
Producer, Soundtrack, Actor
Born: August 25, 1949
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Known for: Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (2006), The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988), Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010), KISSology: The Ultimate KISS Collection (2006)
Best known as the fire breathing, blood splitting and larger than life co-founder of hard rock supergroup, KISS. Simmons was actually born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel in August, 1949 of Hungarian background and moved to New York as a young child. Like many American teenagers of the 1960s, he was influenced by a fascination with comic book super ...