Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone

Highest Rated: 95% End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones (2004)

Lowest Rated: 69% Hard Core Logo (1998)

Birthday: May 19, 1951

Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA

Studied jazz drumming. Played as "Jeff Starship" in several bands before the Ramones. Cofounded the Ramones in 1974. Started off as the Ramones' drummer but soon shifted to lead vocals. Part of the legendary mid-'70s punk-rock scene at the Manhattan club CBGBs. Other future stars at the club included Blondie, Patti Smith and Talking Heads. Enjoyed better chart success with the Ramones in the U.K. than in the U.S. Inspired such British punk bands as the Clash and the Sex Pistols. Diagnosed with lymphoma in 1995 and was given three to six months to live, but survived for six more years. Retired from the Ramones in 1996 after 21 albums and 2263 concerts. May 19, 2001 was proclaimed Joey Ramone Day by Congress. Posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Ramones in 2002. The corner of Bowery and Second Street in New York City was named Joey Ramone Place in 2003.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet Dead Boys: Return of the Living Dead Boys: Halloween Night Actor 2008
90% Punk's Not Dead Actor 2007
No Score Yet Ramones - The True Story Actor 2006
No Score Yet Punk: attitude Actor 2005
No Score Yet Ramones Raw Actor 2004
95% End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones Actor 2004
87% Mayor of the Sunset Strip Actor 2004
69% Hard Core Logo Joey Ramone 1998
No Score Yet Pop Odyssee 2 - House of the Rising Punk Actor 1998
No Score Yet 1991: The Year that Punk Broke Actor 1992
81% Rock 'n' Roll High School Himself 1979
No Score Yet The Blank Generation Actor 1976
No Score Yet Ramones - It's Alive 1974-1996 Actor 1974

TV

Credit
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
1998
85% The Simpsons
1989
Voice 1993

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