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Adam Ant

Biography

Frontman from the post-punk music group Adam as well as the Ants who all sang “Goody Two Sneakers” and in addition had a single career, where he released 3 UK #1 singles. Joanna Saloman, his instructor, was the first ever to truly have confidence in his creative talents. MTV audiences scored him the sexiest guy in the us in his early profession. He wedded Carol A Mills in 1975; after their divorce in 1982, he wedded Lorraine Gibson in 1997. He includes a daughter called Lily. His mom proved helpful for The Beatles member Paul McCartney.

Quick Facts


Full Name Adam Ant
Date Of Birth November 3, 1954
Place Of Birth Marylebone, England
Height 1.73 m
Profession Pop Singer
Education Hornsey College of Art, St Marylebone Grammar School
Nationality English
Spouse Lorraine Gibson, Carol Mills
Children Lily Goddard
Parents Leslie Goddard, Betty Kathleen Smith
Awards NME Award for Bastard of the Year, NME Award for Best Dressed
Nominations Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Brit Award for British Group
Movies Love Bites, Jubilee, Slam Dance, World Gone Wild, Sunset Heat, Cyber Bandits, Spellcaster, Cold Steel, Drop Dead Rock, Out of Time, Nomads, Sweetwater, Lover's Knot, Trust Me, Face Down
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1September 21, 2003 Going to run in the annual "Save the Gorilla" run in London, to raise money for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund to save the gorillas and their habitat. Rewrote his famous "Stand and Deliver" song to be "Save the Gorillas". [September 2003]
2His mother was once a housekeeper for Paul McCartney.
3Dated Amanda Donohoe in the early 1980s.
4Dated Heather Graham in early 1990s.
5Admitted to the Royal Free Hospital in London, England. This followed his arrest for pulling out a gun at a pub. [January 2002]
6April 10, 1998 daughter Lily Goddard born
7He was the first ever MTV "guest VJ."


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scream QueensTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Molly2016TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Ant-Man2015writer: "Antmusic"
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19802015TV Movie documentary writer: "Dog Eat Dog", "Ant Music"
This Morning2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Blue Black Hussar2013Documentary writer: "Vince Taylor", "Shrink", "Catholic Day", "Fall In", "Physical", "Christian D'or", "Red Scab", "Wonderful", "Press Darlings", "Plastic Surgery", "Beat My Guest", "Whip in My Valise", "Stay in the Game"
London Calling2012TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Atop the Fourth WallTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Chuck2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
I Melt with You2011writer: "Dog Eat Dog"
EastEnders2004-2010TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Worried About the Boy2010TV Movie writer: "Stand and Deliver"
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Entourage2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
You Don't Mess with the Zohan2008performer: "Strip" / writer: "Strip"
Dancing with the StarsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Doomsday2008writer: "Dog Eat Dog"
Blonde Ambition2007performer: "Wonderful" / writer: "Wonderful" - as Ant
Hot Fuzz2007writer: "Goody Two Shoes"
Marie Antoinette2006writer: "Kings of the Wild Frontier" - as Stuard Goddard
Stick It2006performer: "Goody Two Shoes" / writer: "Goody Two Shoes" - as Stuart Goddard
American Dad!2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Business2005performer: "Kings of the Wild Frontier" / writer: "Kings of the Wild Frontier"
Cold Case2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
Me Without You2001performer: "Kings of the Wild Frontier" 1980 / writer: "Kings of the Wild Frontier" 1980 - as Stuart Goddard
SLC Punk!1998performer: "Beat My Guest" / writer: "Beat My Guest"
Drop Dead Rock1996performer: "Lamé" / writer: "Lamé"
The Crossing Guard1995performer: "Room At The Top" / writer: "Room At The Top"
Out of Bounds1986performer: "OUT OF BOUNDS" / producer: "OUT OF BOUNDS" / writer: "OUT OF BOUNDS"
New American Bandstand 1965TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Live Aid1985TV Special documentary performer: "Viva Le Rock" / writer: "Viva Le Rock"
Saturday Night Live1984TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cannon and Ball1982TV Series performer - 1 episode
Top of the Pops1981TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jubilee1978writer: "Deutscher Girls", "Nine to Five", "Plastic Surgery" - as Ant
Metropolis1927performer: "What's Going On"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sweetwater1999TV MovieTodd Badham
La Femme Nikita1999TV SeriesSimon Crachek
Face Down1997TV MovieDerek Fry
Drop Dead Rock1996Dave Donovan
Lover's Knot1995Marvell
Cyber Bandits1995Manny
Batman: The Animated Series1995TV SeriesBert
Desert Winds1994Crazy Venezuelan
Love Bites1993Zachary Simms
Acting on Impulse1993TV MovieEric Boggs
Northern Exposure1992TV SeriesBrad Bonner
Tales from the Crypt1992TV SeriesPipkin
Sunset Heat1992Danny Rollins
Trust Me1989James Callendar
Spellcaster1988Diablo / Cyril St. Michael
Out of Time1988TV MovieRichard Marcus
Cold Steel1987Dorian Michael 'Mick' Duran
Sledge Hammer!1987TV SeriesLionel Dasham
World Gone Wild1987Derek Abernathy
Slam Dance1987Jim Campbell
Amazing Stories1987TV SeriesTed Hellenbeck
Nomads1986Number One
The Equalizer1985TV SeriesFrancis DeGraumont
Jubilee1978Kid

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jubilee: A Time Less Golden2003Video documentary short special thanks - as Stuart Goddard

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19822016TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 80s: Ten Years That Changed Britain2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Adam and the Ants
The Nation's Favourite 80s Number One2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19802015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Loose Women2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks1997-2014TV SeriesHimself - guest / Himself
Let's Do Lunch with Gino & Mel2014TV SeriesHimself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHimself
This Morning1993-2014TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest / Himself
Sounds of the 80s2014TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
The Blue Black Hussar2013DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical guest
The Promoter2013Documentary
The Jonathan Ross Show2013TV SeriesHimself
The Nation's Favourite Number 1 Single2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Punk Britannia2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
How the Brits Rocked America2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
This Week2011TV SeriesHimself
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2011TV SeriesHimself
The Madness of Prince Charming2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?2002TV Series documentaryHimself
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Top Ten1999-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Shooting Stars1997TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1995TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern1995TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1992TV Series documentaryHimself
Disneyland's Summer Vacation Party1986TV Special
New American Bandstand 19651981-1985TV SeriesHimself
Bliss1985TV SeriesHimself
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live1984TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Na sowas!1984TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1981-1983TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Saturday Superstore1983TV SeriesHimself
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever1983TV Movie documentaryHimself
Cannon and Ball1982TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
The 24th Annual Grammy Awards1982TV SpecialHimself
Friday Night, Saturday Morning1981TV SeriesHimself
Razzamatazz1981TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops1981TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Adam and the Ants
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19812016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pop Gold2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Soul Boys of the Western World2014DocumentaryHimself
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19792014TV Movie documentaryHimself
London - The Modern Babylon2012DocumentaryHimself / Singer
London Calling2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Ich will Spaß - Die 80er-Jahre-Pop-und-Schlagernacht mit Perlen aus Ost und West2004TV Special documentaryHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Arena1994TV Series documentaryHimself

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#Quote
1[on Gary Glitter] It was the most original, innovative sound I'd heard. It just had such an impact on the nation, all that sparkle and that energy and style.
2[on getting married] We were going to go to the Vegas chapel, so we decided to drive up from Florida. On the way we stopped in this little town in Tennessee and saw a little A-framed house looking over the vale, and just fell in love with it. So we got married there and stayed. It's one of those things I never imagined myself living. I'm glad I did because it's an absolutely stunning countryside and people are very friendly. All the time I was there, nobody apart from my neighbor ever clicked that I was a musician. It was that lovely opportunity of anonymity and having a bit of a life.
3[on manager Malcolm McLaren] He was a great mentor. He now stands as one of the great rock'n'roll managers - Tom Parker, Epstein and Malcolm. But Malcolm was far too intelligent to be a rock'n'roll manager. That was quite boring to him. I think the world is a sadder place without him. He always had something to say and he always looked good.
4[on Michael Jackson] It was a tough act to follow. He was just astonishing. I was invited to visit Michael at his home - he still lived with his parents - and spend a day with him. I saw him a couple of times after that. I think he's one of these people where you use the word 'genius' - you have to be careful about that. He was very smart, very quiet, but he had a spongelike mentality. He listened to everything. He wanted to know where I got my clothes, all that stuff.

#Trademark
1Stripe across his face

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