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Born: June 20, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Hollywood, Birmingham, England, GB Profession: Music ...
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1978:
Formed Duran Duran with school friend Nick Rhodes and Stephen Duffy; played guitar for band, but later switched to bass
1979:
Duffy left group and replaced by vocalist Simon Le Bon
1981:
Duran Duran released self-titled debut; featured hit single "Girls on Film"
1982:
Delivered successful second album <i>Rio</i>; included hits "Rio," "Hungry Like the Wolf," and "Save a Prayer"
1984:
Formed side project The Power Station along with singer Robert Palmer, former Chic drummer Tony Thompson, and fellow Duran Duran member Andy Taylor
1985:
Made acting debut on British TV series "Timeslip"
1986:
Recorded solo debut single "I Do What I Do..." for the "9½ Weeks" film soundtrack
1993:
Had another Duran Duran hit with second self-titled release, also referred to as <i>The Wedding Album</i>; included hits "Ordinary World" and "Come Undone"
1996:
Co-founded independent record label B5 Records in California
1997:
Released solo debut <i>Feelings Are Good and Other Lies</i>
1999:
Made big screen debut in films "Sugar Town" and "Drowning on Dry Land"
2000:
Played the Ghost of Christmas Present opposite Vanessa Williams in "A Diva's Christmas Carol" (VH1)
2004:
Reunited with Duran Duran for successful tour and 11th studio album <i>Astronaut</i>
2009:
Guest starred on ABC comedy "Samantha Who?"
2011:
Released <i>All You Need Is Now</i>, Duran Duran's first album not released by major record label; released digitally
2012:
Penned rock 'n' roll memoir <i>In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran</i>

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