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Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong (born February 17, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor. Armstrong serves as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and lead guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, co-founded with Mike Dirnt. He is also a guitarist and vocalist for the punk rock band Pinhead Gunpowder, and provides lead vocals for Green Day's side projects Foxboro Hot Tubs, The Network, The Longshot and The Coverups. Raised in Rodeo, California, Armstrong developed an interest in music at a young age, and recorded his first song at the age of five. He met Mike Dirnt while attending elementary school, and the two instantly bonded over their mutual interest in music, forming the band Sweet Children when the two were 14 years old. The band changed its name to Green Day, and would later achieve commercial success. Armstrong has also pursued musical projects outside of Green Day's work, including numerous collaborations with other musicians. In 1997, to coincide with the release of Nimrod, Armstrong founded Adeline Records in Oakland to help support other bands releasing music, and signed bands such as The Frustrators, AFI and Dillinger Four. The record company later came under the management of Pat Magnarella and finally shut down in August 2017. Description above from the Wikipedia article Billie Joe Armstrong, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Feb 17, 1972 In Oakland, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The GRAMMY Awards 1959-05-04
Latest Project:
Movie Green Day: Pogo Paradise 2022
Known For
Poster of This Is 40
Poster of Guns N' Roses Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Movie Green Day: Pogo Paradise Self 2022
Movie FOX Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America Self 2020-03-29
Movie One World: Together at Home Self 2020-04-18
Series Punk Himself 2019-03-11
Movie Bad Reputation Himself 2018-09-28
Movie Green Day: The Early Years 2017-03-23
Movie Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker 2017-08-11
Movie Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk Himself 2017-05-31
Movie Ordinary World Perry 2016-10-14
Movie Heart Like a Hand Grenade Himself 2015-10-15
Movie Like Sunday, Like Rain Dennis 2014-03-01
Movie Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography of Bob Gruen Self 2013-03-06
Movie Green Day - Rock am Ring Live Unknown 2013-06-08
Movie Green Day Reading & Leeds Festival 2013 Himself 2013-08-23
Movie Broadway Idiot Himself (archive footage) 2013-10-18
Movie Guns N' Roses Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Himself 2012-04-14
Movie This Is 40 Billie Joe Armstrong 2012-12-20
Movie ¡Cuatro! Himself 2012-11-28
Movie Green Day: Awesome as Fuck Vocals 2011-03-22
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Come Together Himself 2009-10-20
Movie Green Day: Live at Fox Theater himself 2009-04-14
Movie Green Day: Life Without Warning Himself 2008-08-05
Movie Pansy Division: Life in a Gay Rock Band Himself 2008-04-07
Series Big & Small Unknown 2008-10-06
Movie The Simpsons Movie Himself (voice) 2007-07-25
Movie Punk's Not Dead Himself 2007-07-27
Movie Live Freaky Die Freaky Charlie (voice) 2006-01-31
Movie Green Day - VH1 Storytellers 2005-02-15
Movie Green Day: American Idiot 2005-10-25
Movie Green Day: Bullet in a Bible Himself 2005-11-15
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Himself 2003-02-21
Movie Riding in Vans with Boys Himself 2003-12-09
Movie 25 Years of Punk Himself 2001-04-19
Movie Green Day: International Supervideos! Himself 2001-11-13
Series TV Total Unknown 1999-03-08
Movie Green Day: Jaded in Chicago 1994-11-18
Series Saturday Night Live Self - Musical Guest 1975-10-11
Series The GRAMMY Awards Unknown 1959-05-04